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Weekend Warmup

The History Edition

To know where you are going, look to the past for answers…

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Mont Sainte Anne World Cup Preview with Claudio Caluori

Claudio Goes Quebecois

Screaming, bare bums, crashing and expletives. Another excellent World Cup course preview with Claudio…

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2015 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup Schedule

Seven DH Races with Two New Venues

With Pietermaritzburg and Cairns out, we might not see a dropper post in 2015…

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Danny MacAskill at the Playboy Mansion

Somebody Had To Do It

Danny Mac takes to the Playboy Mansion to see about putting some tire to the bunnies…

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Troy Brosnan | Fun Can’t Make You Faster

Troy Brosnan + Revelstoke = Fun

World Cup Downhill series overall leader Troy Brosnan takes us on a ride in Revelstoke.

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2015 Scott Genius LT 700 Tuned: Now With Fox 36

The Fork Makes All the Difference

Scott’s managed to drop weight out of the already-featherlight Genius LT while adding the much-welcomed Fox 36 up front…

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Crank Brothers Mallet 3 Pedals: Reviewed

Putting the metal in your pedal

Without these fearless mash dogs, we would be shoving sticks or other rubbish in our crank holes…

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Santa Cruz Announces 650B V10

Mid-Sized Speed Machine

Could this be the next generation of a vaunted racing machine?

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Enduro World Series: Colorado Highlights

The Best of the Bunch

We’ve mined all those golden riding nuggets from Round 5 of the EWS…

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Giro Terraduro Shoes: Reviewed

Don't be a slave to your tribe

“shoulder your bike and cross that 100′ log with moss on it and not feel like calling loved ones on the other side.”

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Things I’ve Learned About Bikes

31 (or so) Rules to Live By

Dave Tolnai proclaims a list of bike industry truths, which is sure to ruffle a few feathers…

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2015 Specialized Demo: Asymmetric and 650B

Completely New Carbon Design

Specialized has unveiled the new 650B Demo just in time for the Mont Sainte Anne World Cup this weekend…

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Specialized Purgatory Grid Tires: Reviewed

The Goldilocks of tires?

We are a picky bunch when it comes to tires, but the Purgatory with Grid casing may be juuuuust right.

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Pearl Izumi X-Project 3.0 Shoe reviewed

More than just a slipper

“It is named like some sort of covert space travel project but it is in fact a SPD compatible mountain bike shoe that promises to have a trick up its sleeve for us mountain bikers.”

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Fest Series: Hillbilly Huckfest Highlights – Part 1

Big Bikes and Big Jumps.

The Fest Series travels halfway around the world to Norway.

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EWS #5: Day 3 Video and Final Results

Full-Throttle in Colorado

A home state win for Yeti, and an upset in the Women’s Pro division…

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Mavic Crossmax Hydropack 15L

Is the hydration pack losing momentum to bottles and pockets?

Mavic’s Crossmax Hydropack fits the bill for all but the longest or shortest rides with a good range of features and design.

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2014 Ibis Mojo HDR 650b Reviewed

DW Goodness

The Mojo HDR 650b slurped up bermy flow like a pig with a stick of butter

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EWS Round 5 – Winter Park Day 2: Results and Video

Yeti's Factory Riders Shine on Home Turf

Graves and Rude in 1st and 2nd overall, with Rosara Joseph holding down 5th place on the women’s side.

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EWS 5 – Day 1 in Colorado

Two Stages

More first time stage winners, including a young American lad taking two, on a mix of bike park type trail and natural gnarl

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EWS Colorado Preview

Ramping up for Round 5

Expect high altitudes, hot temperatures and even hotter racing this weekend…

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Maloja Freeride SS jersey, SabirM & DjadiM shorts: Reviewed

Conspicuous lack of lightning bolts or clown puke

“My days of being asked for directions to the beach while out on the trail were over.”

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Weekend Warmup

Characters Edition

It takes all kinds to make up the crazy world we live in…

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Connor Fearon Gettin’ Straight Sideways

Keepin' it Simple

His tires don’t seem to ever point down the fall line.

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Northwave Scorpius SRS Reviewed

Stiff and Breezy

“I remember noticing a rider’s shoe, which featured a flap covering the laces, and thinking it looked pretty cool – a moment before realizing that his other shoe was a different color. Until seeing those shoes again…I assumed the guy was a weirdo…”

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UNREAL Frontflip

The Biggest Ever?

A taste of things to come from Anthill Films and Teton Gravity Research…

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RaceFace Atlas Pedals: Reviewed

Pedalphile Alert

Pedals that grip, pedals that spin.

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Quiver Contentment

Two Bikes and He's Happy?

Once an unrepentant ‘bike tart’ Jon Harris has decided to settle down with a harem of two

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Matt Hunter and Dan Milner: Adventures in Afghanistan

A How-To for the Curious Tourist

Everything you need to know about travelling through one of the most rugged and beautiful places on Earth…

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Dakine Enduro Hip Pack: Defended

Not just for Rollerblading anymore

At first I wanted to make it rain with insults, but I decided to bite my tongue …then Dakine sent us one and I was no longer able to stay on the sidelines.

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