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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 SET UP YOUR BIKE FOR MAXIMUM CONTROL: VIDEO

Jeff Lenosky tells you how to set up your mountain bike for the best performance and ultimate control

Be sure to listen to the part at the beginning where Lenosky gives his tips on setting up your handlebars and controls to work best for your riding. "Mountain bike set up can be confusing! I've been riding my MTB for over 30 years, I've…
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THE INTENSE FACTORY RACING TEAM FOR 2022

Aaron Gwin, Dakotah Norton, Joe Breeden and Seth Shirlock will head up the Intense racing team this year

The team will continue to develop and race the prototype alloy INTENSE M279 DH bike. They’ll be working closely together on some new changes and special tweaks for 2022. Further, Seth and Joe will race the new INTENSE Tracer enduro bike at…
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CANFIELD BIKES UNVEILS ALL-NEW 29ER JEDI

Canfield’s flagship high-pivot DH bike receives complete redesign and 29-inch wheels.

PRESS RELEASE FRUITA, CO (December 8, 2021) – Canfield Bikes, a high-end boutique mountain bike manufacturer, today unveils a completely redesigned version of its iconic high-pivot downhill bike, the Jedi 29. The much-anticipated update…
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FOX FACTORY INVESTS INITIAL $500,000 WITH TRAIL TRUST

The goal is to provide more outdoor opportunities for everybody

Together with nonprofit partners worldwide, Trail Trust aims to deliver sustainable adventure to everyone. This means promoting the conscientious use of land amongst outdoor enthusiasts and protecting our shared playgrounds. It also…
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THE TRAILS ARE CALLING, BUT FOR WHAT KIND OF BIKE?

Our best tips on deciding between a hardtail and full suspension mountain bike

Owing to the COVID pandemic, the sport of cycling (in all its forms) has enjoyed a significant surge in popularity. Best of all, as more people are getting into the habit of riding, they might start thinking about riding multiple times a…
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TOM VAN STEENBERGEN WINS BEST TRICK AWARD AT 2021 RED BULL RAMPAGE

25-Year-Old Freeride Icon Also Suffers Multiple Fractures in Crash; Monster Energy’s Cam Zink Earns Toughness Award and Claims Fourth Place in Rampage Event

Unfortunately, disaster struck soon after when the freeride icon hit the next step-down jump on the desert track. A mistaken landing on a backflip sent Van Steenbergen crashing over the handlebars. After on-site medical staff provided…
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MESSING ABOUT IN MORZINE

The Atherton race team goes to France to ride Europe's largest mountain bike park

Morzine offers Europe's largest MTB Park with over 600km of trails and a huge variety of terrain.
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Check Out the New Intense Tracer 279

It's a new enduro bike with a 29"/27.5" wheel setup

Tracer recently announced the release of their new Tracer 279 enduro bike. Be sure to keep an eye out for the test in an upcoming issue. In the meantime, here's what Intense says about the bike: "The Tracer 279 has been in…
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Review – Spot Mayhem 29

Ready to wreak havoc on your local trails

Spot Brand is a family-owned bicycle company located in Golden, Colorado, that is passionate about high-level engineering. The family founded Avid in 1991 and grew the component company into one of the largest brake manufacturers in the…
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