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Flashback Friday

  Our longtime friend Brett Tippie loves to take on the steepest and scariest drops he can find, as he proved this day in Whistler, several years ago. Photo: JK/Mountain Bike Action
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Photo of the Day: Patricio Returns

 Patricio (aka Patrick Reynoso) takes a fast turn on the Rocky Mountain Slayer. This bike was easily one of the most impressive bikes we tested last year. Photo: JK/Mountain Bike Action
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Photo of the Day: Checking Things Out

 While shooting photos in one of the larger bike shops in Whistler Village, we caught this shot of a customer (at right) walking down one of the aisles while one of the employees (left) took a moment to look up from what he was doing to…
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Photo of the Day: Fast and Loose

Mountain Bike Action senior staff member Sean McCoy rails a corner with the Mongoose Meteore Sport on one of the trails near his home in Southern California. Photo: JK/Mountain Bike Action
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Photo of the Day: Downhill Fun at Fontana

 Travis Claypool charges down a steep rock face in the annual Southridge Winter Series at Fontana, California. The action kicks off this year (Happy New Year, by the way!) on the weekend of January 13th and 14th at Fontana. Photo:…
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Photo of the Day: Launching It

MBA assistant editor Brandon Castelli takes to the air while checking out the performance of the RSD Wildcat, which we reviewed in our July 2017 issue. (Photo: JK/Mountain Bike Action)
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Friday Flashback: Summer in Sun Valley, Idaho

We're going back several years with this one. That's MBA editor Mike Wirth leading our pal Adrian Montgomery on a ride near the top of the mountain at the site of the USA Cycling National Championships several years ago in Sun Valley,…
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Photo of the Day: Winning the World Championship

This was the finish of the Elite Men's Cross-Country race at the 2016 UCI World Championship, with Nino Schurter about to win his fifth Elite Men's XC World Championship title and tie the record held by Julien Absalon. Nino won his sixth…
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Photo of the Day: Ho, Ho, Ho

 Road Bike Action editor Zapata Espinoza took a little time out of his schedule one day a couple of years ago to race this bike at Lake Castaic. We're not sure how to classify it. It has fat tires and drop bars. Maybe it's a fat-cyclocross…
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Photo of the Day: John Tomac at the Cactus Cup

  John Tomac gets some style while leading a race at the Cactus Cup in Scottsdale, Arizona, in 1995. Tomac is widely considered to be the greatest all-around mountain biker in the sport's history. "Johnny T" won both the overall World Cup…
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Emily Batty

Emily Batty, putting the power to the pedals at Bonelli Park last spring. (Photo: JK/Mountain Bike Action)
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Photo of the Day: Out of the Ashes

While Southern California has been besieged by wildfires for over a week, the good news is that the mountain bike trails in such areas usually survive. This image was taken at Lake Castaic four and a half years ago. A fire had swept…
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Photo of the Day: Gooseberry Mesa, Utah

A group of riders explore one of the trails on Gooseberry Mesa in southwestern Utah. You can't tell from this photo, but that cliff they're approaching is probably over 100-feet tall. Photo: JK/Mountain Bike Action
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Photo of the Day: Season’s Greetings

 We don't know who this rider was, but he was definitely ready to enjoy the warm weather in Southern California as the Christmas season swung into high gear after Thanksgiving Day. (Photo: Phil Beckman/PB Creative)
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Photo of the Day: Whistler Style, Part 2

The same rider who earned our "Photo of the Day" a few days ago from a big jump near the bottom of the A Line downhill course at Whistler is shown a split-second later, as seen here. Photo: JK/Mountain Bike Action
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Photo of the Day: Travis Claypool

Travis Claypool gets steezy for the lens of photographer Phil Beckman. The rider in this photo looked so much like our longtime test rider Spencer Rathkamp that we that had to send Spencer the photo and ask him who the rider was. Photo:…
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