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CARBON OR ALUMINUM—WHICH IS BETTER?

Bike parts are lighter and offer better performance than ever. The gains are largely due to improvements in material technology, such as switching from metal to carbon fiber parts. These lighter and “better” parts come with a…
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HOW TO KEEP IMPROVING YOUR MOUNTAIN BIKE ABILITY

Tips from Gene Hamilton of Better Ride

"It is amazing to me how much time and money we invest in mountain biking and how little attention we pay to our performance and what may have positive and what may have negative effects on our performance."—Gene Hamilton, Better Ride
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LADIES ALLRIDE SKILLS CAMPS ARE BACK FOR 2022

Registration Is Now Open (Powered by SRAM)

"Ladies of all mountain bike skill levels – beginner to seasoned rider – join us for our eighth season of Ladies AllRide mountain bike skills camps in inspiring destinations around the country."—Ladies AllRide
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NAVIGATING THE EVER-CHANGING E-MOUNTAIN BIKING LANDSCAPE

Because we’re all in this together

Nothing makes you feel like a real-life superhero more than an e-mountain bike. And, as a great superhero once said, “With great power comes great responsibility.” This statement applies here and now with us as well. As an e-mountain bike…
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HUNTER ALLEN’S GUIDE TO PICKING A WINTER TRAINING PLAN

Eight tips on how to pick an online training plan for your winter training

Hunter Allen is one of the original coaches to adopt using a power meter and coaching mountain bikers with it. He has spent much time working towards the development of power meter data and analysis and has even written a book called…
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ALL ABOUT TIRE PRESSURE

It’s more important than you think

Of all the tuning and adjustment options you have on a bike, none is more important than tire pressure. Yet, it’s the single thing we see most riders taking for granted. We can’t even count the times we’ve witnessed riders with a 10k-plus…
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