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Tip of the Day: Tightening-up the Trail

Whether or not your racing or just out for fun, one way to trim-off time from a course is by straightening-out the turns.  Not only can this save time, it can also make the trail more fun by giving new life to a well known favorite.
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Know the Source Behind Your Leaking Tire

You may want to check that tire next time you have a flat.  Often times we are in too big a hurry to check our tires when we get a flat.  We don't want to miss any of the action or keep our friends waiting.  However, you never know what the…
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How To: Indoor Bike Storage Tips and Solutions

Never tattoo a white wall again As our years of mountain biking stack up, so does our treasured bike collection. This may not be an issue for those of you with man-cave garages that store 15 bikes while still having room for a couch and…
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New Red Bull Rampage Course Unveiled

Since 2008, Red Bull Rampage: The Evolution has taken place on a series of cliffs outside of Virgin, Utah whose big obstacles have catapulted athletes into the record books. In the spirit of progression and always moving forward, the event…
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Keeping Your Cool: Warm Weather Gear Guide

The mercury is rising, the snow is long gone and the summertime riding season is in full swing. While the summer months offer the longest days and the most opportunity to get out on the trails, they also mean dealing with the highest…
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How To Ride Loose Climbs

There are days when the trails are perfectly moist and tacky and it seems you can do no wrong. Your tires are hooking up like Velcro in the corners and it seems like you couldn’t break your tires loose if you wanted to. For us in southern…
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Pro Tips: Aaron Gwin’s Speed Secrets

America’s best downhiller reveals how he rides so fast Aaron Gwin knows how to go incredibly fast on a mountain bike. He’s won National Championships, two World Cup series titles and nine World Cup events. He was getting ready for the…
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Video: Learn How To Wheelie

The wheelie is one of the toughest skills to teach. Some riders just don't seem to have the wheelie gene but we came across this how-to video by Matthew Minick and were impressed by his presentation. Check it out.
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101 Tips To Start The New Season Off Right

This is not a rehash of the last 101 tips story we ran. There may be a bit of overlap, because good tips are good tips no matter how many times you hear them, but don’t expect a cut-and-paste list of tired and overused wisdom. These tips…
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