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DT/SWISS CENTERLOCK DISC BRAKE ADAPTER

DT/SWISS CENTERLOCK DISC BRAKE ADAPTER R. Cunningham I had a chance to use DT/Swiss? trick looking disc brake adapter this month to slip sweet looking wavy Magura Rotors onto a pair of DT wheels with Centerlock-type hubs. Centerlock…
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Bike Test: Trek Session 9.9 Carbon

The Fastest Bike Of The Year The Trek Session 9.9 Carbon Aaron Gwin raced the Trek Session 9.9 carbon frame to a World Cup overall title in 2011. That takes away any excuses you might dream up for why you can't ride it just as fast. This…
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How To Get The Most Out Of Your Heartrate Monitor

Cycling computers with heart rate (HR) monitors and other high-end features, such as GPS tracking and the ability to collect power information, are becoming more affordable. Strapping a computer on your bike nowadays seems to be as common…
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Product Test: Specialized Airlock Tubes

Specialized Airlock Tubes Flats can really take the buzz off the most fun rides. One minute you are jammin' along and humming your favorite tune, the next you are breaking beads, patching tubes and pumping?not the trail but a tire pump.…
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Product Test: Troy Lee Designs D3 Helmet

TROY LEE DESIGNS HELMETS D3 Carbon and D3 Composite Don't fear the first scratch Troy Lee started custom-painting helmets for himself and his friends in a garage using only masking tape and razor blades to create the elaborate paint…
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Endurance racing and leaky tires?

A Racer at Heart Q: Just got back on a bike since I raced BMX back in the '90s. Earlier this year, I was invited to be part of a three-man team in a six-hour race. It hooked me. What type of racing should I do? I…
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All-Terrain Vision?

Q: Can you recommend a pair of sunglasses (or perhaps a color of lenses) that won't break the bank and will keep the sun out of my eyes on the road to the trailhead, as well as help me see rocks and stumps in the…
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SRAM Releases New Rise XX Wheelset

  You don't win by being the lightest. Or the stiffest. Or the toughest. You win by being the fastest. And that takes a wheel designed specifically for the modern mountain biker. At SRAM, we start with the demands of the terrain and work…
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