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Baja or Bust

Andrew Taylor and Martin Soderstrom tackle the Baja Peninsula. By Andrew Taylor Photos by Paris Gore

Dreams have turned into a reality
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Throwback Thursday: The Bikes of 1991

We were digging through our files and we came upon an envelope with photos from Mountain Bike Action's 1991 Buyer's Guide. Inside was this classic shot of long-time staffers Sean McCoy and Zapata Espinoza ripping downhill on a Moots…
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Throwback Thursday: July 1988

The Specialized Stumpjumper Epic of 1988 had carbon fiber frame tubes and Biopace chainrings. They only made 400 of this model that year. It was priced at $2400. We're not sure now who the test rider was on the Stumpjumper Epic, but…
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Carbon vs. Aluminum

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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