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FIRST LOOK: ROCKY MOUNTAIN’S NEW INSTINCT

Claimed to be their "quiver-killer" and more versatile than ever

Rocky Mountain claims that their real-world testing allowed them to strike a fine balance of small-bump compliance, mid-stroke support, and end-stroke progressiveness in the shock tune, which is adjusted for each frame size so that riders…
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The History of the Specialized Stumpjumper

The first production mountain bike

Mountain biking was still in its infancy in 1981 when Mike Sinyard, the founder of Specialized Bicycle Components, began to produce and market the Stumpjumper, the world’s first production mountain bike. Only a few custom builders were…
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BEARINGS KEEP YOU ROLLING

Why bearings matter

The following press release from Enduro Bearings may read like an ad for their product, but it helped remind us how important the bearings in our bikes are. We usually don't give a bike's bearings much thought until something goes wrong…
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VIDEO—GABRIEL WIBMER: “LATE FOR SCHOOL 2”

Gabriel Wibmer shows what he can do with the new Canyon Torque to get to school on time

"Late for School 2" shows Gabriel’s MTB skills in some beautiful Austrian locations. Riding the newly released 2022 Canyon Torque, Gabriel sends it in his own style to get to school on time.
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CANYON DEBUTS ITS 2022 TORQUE LINEUP

The new models feature slacker headtube angles, reduced offset forks, longer reach, and steeper seat tube angles

The new Torque is offered in both aluminum and carbon versions. In the United States, Canyon USA will offer three Torque models—the $3,299 Torque AL 5, the $4,399 Torque CF 7, and the $5,399 Torque CF 8 Mullet. 
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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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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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