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First Look: Canyon Lux Trail

Canyon adds versatility and capability to its cross country line

Canyon expands is Lux cross country line for 2022 with the addition of the Lux Trail models. The new Trail version is based on the speedy version raced by Mathieu van der Poel and the bike that was part of our cross country race bike…
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Rough weekend at Leogang for Scott/SRAM Team

After years of being at or near the top of the cross-country mountain bike racing world, the Scott/SRAM team had some of its worst results in recent memory this past weekend. Team director Thomas Frischknecht shares his thoughts about the latest World Cup race at Leogang, Austria

By Thomas Frischknecht, Team Director, Scott/SRAM MTB Team With all the excitement we had launching our new race weapon, the racing weekend at the World Cup in Leogang hasn't been crowned by success. However, the team stays…
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Intense Introduces Their New “951 Series” of Mountain Bikes

The new models will come with 29-inch wheels and either 120mm or 140mm of travel

Here's the news release from Intense: Introducing the INTENSE 951 Series Expanding our Southern California Roots 6/11/2021 Temecula, CA – With the current global boom in cycling we see that now more than ever there is a need for high…
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World Cup Cross-Country Results from Leogang, Austria

Here are the Elite men's and women's results from Sunday, June 13, 2021

Scroll down to find the Elite Men's and Elite Women's results. You'll have to scan down a bit to find the top Americans, Haley Batten , who placed 16th among the women, and Christopher Blevins, who placed 21st among the men. Among…
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New Bike Day for Nino Schurter

The 8x world champ is excited for even more efficiency

Here's the word from SCOTT on Nino's latest bike: Bike - SCOTT Spark RC The ALL-NEW Spark RC is the perfect blend of top-notch carbon engineering, never before seen levels of integration and just the right amount of secret sauce. We…
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Rear Derailleur Shootout, MBA, November, 1986

They looked a lot different back then

In looking over our second issue of MBA, dated November 1986,  we came upon this shootout of five rear derailleurs from almost 35 years ago. The article was written by future MBA editor Richard Cunningham, who was still making a living…
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