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PrestaCycle Releases New TorqRatchet

Grab the red handle and tighten or loosen screws and bolts all over your bike. The Patented reversible thumb wheel ratchet head is rated to up-to 60Nm of total force, so this tool can even be used to install and remove Pedals. When…
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Shimano Introduces 2019 Off-Road Footwear

Evolving its top-of-the-line mountain bike footwear models for the 2019 cross country and enduro racing season, Shimano announces updated versions of its S-PHYRE XC9 cross country and ME7 enduro shoes. Both new models share new features and…
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Greg Minnaar Spotted Testing New Santa Cruz V10

Greg Minnaar was spotted testing a new Santa Cruz V10 this week during practice at Fort William. Sadly Minnaar suffered a crash resulting in a fractured arm which will prevent him from racing this weekend. Video below from Greg's Instagram…
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First Ride – Shimano’s New XTR

Check out the first ride impression of the new XTR M9100 cross country racing 12 speed groupset by Jolanda Neff and Mathieu van der Poel. Discover more on: http://www.rideXTR.com https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21xXmeePhU4
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Nino Schurter Wins Closest Sprint Ever

Nove Mesto, CZ Republic, May 27th. N1NO Schurter has claimed the 28th World Cup victory of his career. In a dramatic race on his favourite XC course in Nove Mesto, the Olympic Champion outsprinted Anton Cooper (NZ) and once more prooved…
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Mountain Bike Action is Hiring

The Mountain Bike Action crew is looking for a full-time assistant editor to join the staff. Minimum 3-5 years experience in the cycling industry SEO and social media experience required Proficient writing and photography skills…
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Shimano Teases New Drivetrain?

Shimano has been trickling some teaser video clips onto their Instagram account about a release taking place tomorrow. The clips include a glimpse at a new cassette, crankset, and what looks like a rear derailleur. There have been rumors…
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PedalFest Adds 5 Electric Bike Races to Series

PedalFest Race Series, the only Mountain Bike Race Series in Los Angeles County, is pleased to announce a 5 race E-Bike Race Series to be run within their 2018 Summer Series at East Walker Ranch, in Santa Clarita, CA. Rounds 2 (May…
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Cannondale Announces New FS-i Hardtail

When the Cannondale Factory Racing Team saddles up for one of the toughest courses on the XC World Cup circuit in Albstadt, Germany this weekend they’ll have two new aces up their sleeves: the all-new F-Si, the fastest and most capable…
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Cannondale Introduces New Lefty Ocho

All-new Lefty Ocho It’s been more than 18 years since the first Lefty suspension fork showed the world what kind of performance was possible if you stopped worrying about what was impossible, and the new Lefty Ocho is poised to do it all…
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First Ride: Pivot Trail 429

Introducing the all-new Trail 429

Pivot Trail 429 The Pivot Mach 429 Trail adds an aggressive twist to Pivot's full-suspension cross-country race bike the Mach 429 SL. These two bikes are vastly different in design and intended use but are quite similar in name. This…
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Kenda Tire Sweeps Marathon Nationals

In a marathon race every millisecond counts, so tire choice was of the utmost importance for our athletes.  In order to take the win they needed a tire that would deliver on speed, weight, and survivability.  Both McElveen and Beisel…
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Mondraker Launches NEW Foxy Carbon 29

Have you ever imagined a Foxy Carbon with 29 inch wheels? Of course you have. But what about a Foxy Carbon 29 with the same incredible frameset weight as the 27’5”, a more refined and mighty layout featuring our evolved & lightest…
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Formula Introduces New Cura 4 Brakes

The Cura 4 is the brake that won the World Cup downhill in 2017 in the élite men's category, while still at the prototype stage. From that race we have made great strides, making the Cura 4 even more powerful and reliable. Now the world…
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Felt Announces New 2019 Compulsion

Felt Bicycles announced today the release of an all-new version of its popular line of enduro bikes, the Compulsion. Four years in development, the new Compulsion is versatile enough for everyday trail riding, but was specifically…
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Ante Up For Trails, Win An Ibis

Santa Cruz is a world famous riding destination with over 220+ miles of official trails, yet less than 40 of those are open to mountain bikes. Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz (MBOSC) is trying to change that. We've partnered with them…
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