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BLAST FROM THE PAST: MBA’S WHEEL-WAR SHOOTOUT— 29″ vs. 27.5″ vs. 26″

This story first appeared in our March 2012 issue, when only a few companies were offering bikes with 27.5-inch (650b) wheels. At that time, the dilemma for most riders was to choose between bikes with either 26 or 29-inch wheels. Take a look back at what we said about the three wheel-size choices, back when the 26-inchers still ruled the market, and only a few companies were offering the 27.5-inch wheels (better known as 650b-sized wheels back then).

What's The Right Wheel Size For You?
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TWEED VALLEY EWS RACE REPORT

The Enduro World Series kicks off its 2022 race year in Scotland

The extended off-season finally came to an end, when riders descended on the area’s famous hills to add to the valley’s already rich racing history. The Scottish fans turned out in force under blue skies, and their efforts were rewarded…
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ORBEA ENDURO TEAM—NEW ERA

Martin Maes and his teammates take on the 2022 season

As the Enduro World Series starts up this week, a new film follows Martin Maes, Vid Persak, Flo Espiñeira and Edgar Carballo as they train for the season ahead and go All-In! A new era begins. The Orbea Enduro Team is excited to…
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THE ESCAPE: BACK TO THE ROOTS WITH FRISCHI

Switzerland's Thomas Frischknecht reveals his love for bikepacking with gravel bikes

Press Release Mountain biking's 1996 Olympic silver medalist, Thomas Frischknecht. Photo courtesy of SCOTT  From road, to cyclocross to mountain biking, Thomas "Frischi" Frischkneckt has done it all. But it's gravel that remains his…
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AARON GWIN: GOING FOR SIX

With 5 World Cup downhill series titles to his name, Aaron Gwin is going for number six

“I was very motivated going into that first race... and I feel the same way after. I just want to keep improving every weekend” – Aaron Gwin Going for Six, Episode 2:  LINK HERE: When we think about our favorite DH racers we typically…
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VIDEO: TALKING TIRES WITH THE WORLD CUP MECHANICS

It's time for "Tread Talk"

Meet the mechanics and other team members who make these races possible, learn about the pros’ tire choices and the “Why?” behind their decisions, and have some fun around the World Cup scene with these two amazing people.
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