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February 7, 2019

First Look: SRAM Eagle AXS electronic drivetrain

Today, with the launch of X01 and XX1 Eagle AXS, SRAM has gone the other way by adding two new high-end Eagle options.

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February 6, 2019

Best Cycling Computers

The best cycling computers offer the ability to track fitness and form with integrated heart rate and streaming power, not to mention get real-time directions (and even text messages) delivered to that helpful screen.

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February 5, 2019

The Great American Rail-Trail Is on the Way

The Casper Rail Trail in Wyoming.

A new multiuse trail connecting Washington state to Washington, D.C., is more than halfway complete. Called the Great American Rail-Trail, the route makes use of old railway corridors that have fallen into disuse and abandonment, converting them to pathways—separate from roads and cars—for pedestrians, cyclists and equestrians. Once complete, proponents say the Great American Rail-Trail […]

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February 5, 2019

Recharging His Battery

A version of this story appeared in the fall 2019 issue of Uncommon Path.  Ever since Walton Brush can remember, he’s been on a bike. After cutting his teeth on mountain bike trails in New Hampshire with his dad and sister, he eventually picked up road biking after moving to Portland, Oregon, for middle school in […]

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February 5, 2019

Niner RIP 9 RDO V3 Short Term Review

Features of the Colorado bike maker’s new steed include 140mm of CVA suspension with 150mm up front, availability in dedicated 29er and 27.5er versions, and the honor of being longer, lower, and slacker than any Niner ever made.

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February 5, 2019

Niner RIP 9 RDO V3 Launched

Colorado’s Niner Bikes has just launched the reimagined Niner RIP 9 RDO V3 with 140mm of rear travel — and two distinct wheel size options.

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February 5, 2019

Gear Review: Deuter Climbing Rope Bag & Accessories

I think it’s safe to say that not all gear is made of …
February 4, 2019

Guerrilla Gravity Smash First Ride Review

The Guerrilla Gravity Smash has been updated with a bump in rear suspension travel from 140 to 145mm, slightly longer chainstays, a slacker front end designed around 160-170mm forks, and a customizable carbon frame.

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February 4, 2019

Review: Bell Sixer MIPS helmet

The Bell Sixer promises skull cradling protection in a robust package. Has Bell created your next helmet for aggressive trail riding?

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