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April 22, 2019

Deathgrip – No brakes downhill challenge

What happens when you enter a high-speed downhill corner with no brakes? Sometimes disaster, sometimes magic. There is science to the magic though as often, bike handling can take the place of two handfuls of brakes.

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April 22, 2019

Four Things to Get Excited About for Mountain Bike Season

Late evening light, dusty berms, warm temperatures and cold post-ride beverages. These are a few of our favorite things, and they’re all about to be back in our lives. A long winter’s hibernation is mercifully coming to an end, so it’s time to get excited about the return of mountain bike season.  Dialed Bike Setups […]

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April 19, 2019

3 exciting new shoe brands at Sea Otter

One of the most surprising categories at Sea Otter 2019 is the rise of three energetic new shoe brands: Ride Concepts, Afton and Unparallel Sports.

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April 19, 2019

Take the 2019 Mtbr Ebike Survey

Ebikes are a significant force happening in the bike industry today but it's not an easy subject to tackle. Help us understand your interests and concerns by taking the survey

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April 18, 2019

Video: EMBN ebike highlights of Sea Otter

Fueled by ebikes and the demise of Interbike, the Sea Otter Classic had 650 booths, 150 more than last year. Check out the ebike highlights.

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April 18, 2019

The South Beyond 6,000 is the Southeast’s Toughest Hiking Challenge

Hikers traverse a high-alpine field under stormy skies

Rebecca Trittipoe remembers crawling on her belly under a dense slope of rhododendron and thorns, desperately trying to move a few feet closer to the top of the mountain. The sun wasn’t up yet, and her GPS wasn’t working so she wasn’t sure exactly where she and her two running partners were, but she knew […]

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April 18, 2019

Top 15 Best Bike Chain Lubes

Finding the right lube for the riding you do can be daunting. So we’re here to help because the lube that you choose truly can make the difference between a squeaking chain or a smooth shift at the end of a century or enduro.

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April 18, 2019

Camp Recipe: One Pot Taco Skillet

Taco Skillet

This quick and easy taco skillet is a true one-pot wonder. Just be sure you pack your cast iron skillet and you can be having a taco party in the woods the next time you go camping. What is great about making this recipe is how all the flavors start to layer on top of […]

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April 18, 2019

Hayes Performance Systems unveils new JUNIT line for little shredders

Hayes Performance Systems has unveiled a new product line called JUNIT (as in J-Unit) that’s directly targeted at youth shredders who are looking towards a mountain bike rather than a BMXer. And make no mistake, this product line cuts no performance corners by matching all the attributes of the brand’s adult size offerings. Components consist […]

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