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Added a product blog First Look: 2016 Devinci Hendrix 27.5+ 8/25/2015 8:52 PM

Devinci goes skinny-fat with the all new 27.5+ Hendrix. Featuring Split-Pivot suspension and adjustable geometry via the FRG flip-chip system, the new bike is currently making its public debut at Eurobike and will be available come November, 2015. Full details on the new whip, inside.

HENDRIX | VOODOO...more

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Added a product blog First Look: Yeti Cycles SB4.5c 8/24/2015 4:37 PM

Yeti finally brings their highly regarded Switch Infinity system to a 29-inch wheeled platform. Slated for anything from Cross Country and Enduro racing to aggressive Trail and backcountry riding, check out the new Yeti SB4.5C.

Yeti Introduces SB4.5C: A Switch Infinity-Equipped, 4.5” Travel, 29er Trail...more

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Added reply in a thread airpl 8/25/2015 10:07 PM

Air Pre-Load - it's an air spring used to adjust the pre-load on your "main" spring. From Marz: Spring preload can be done with the external adjusters on top of the fork. Preloading the springs will compress them slightly and increase the initial force ... more »

Added a new video Antics & Action in Val di Sole | The Syndicate Ep. 7 8/25/2015 1:02 PM
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Peaty returns to racing, Minnaar was checkers or wreckers and the Rat's armpits smell like 50 year old prosciutto. Check out the antics and the action from The Syndicate boys at the last round of the World Cup Series, in Val di Sole. The final World Cup weekend of the year delivered some of the most exciting racing on one of the toughest tracks. The last race of the season is always a big one, but with a chance to take the overall, Greg Minnaar was pushing it to the limit —and maybe just a touch over—with a crash that took him out of contention for the day, but he still managed fourth in the series. Josh, meanwhile, put down a solid run on the brutal track, and pulled off a fifth place on the day, and in the series. Watch this week's episode to see Peaty's return, Greg's suspension tuning, and Ratty's epic battle with arm pump!

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Added a news story SRAM Goes Steel With New X-SYNC 1x Chainrings 8/25/2015 9:50 AM

Keeping it real, with steel. SRAM introduces the new SRAM X-SYNC Steel Chainring.

New SRAM X-SYNC Steel 1x Chainrings

X-SYNC For Just $19.99

The SRAM X-SYNC STEEL 1x chainrings are the perfect replacement ring for the cost conscious with added durability of steel. The same SRAM X-SYNC...more

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Added a news story OneUp Components' Simple, Yet Clever New Chainguide 8/24/2015 3:06 PM

Simple, yet clever. OneUp's new chainguide looks like a winner from what we've seen so far. Full details on the new guide in the press release, below.

Eliminate dropped chains forever and more than double your chainring life with the new OneUp Components Chainguide. At only 35g the...more

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Added a product blog First Look: Pivot Mach 6 - Redesigned for 2016 8/24/2015 10:31 AM

Pivot Cycles announces the all new 2016 Mach 6, now available in an alloy version, in addition to the updated carbon frame. The new Mach 6 sees significant changes to the rear triangle and linkage, and now incorporates Boost spacing to provide increased frame stiffness, power transfer and...more

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Added a news story Enduro World Series Unveils 2016 Calendar 8/24/2015 10:06 AM

For immediate release // The Enduro World Series continues its proud tradition of uncovering the world’s best riding destinations as it reveals its 2016 calendar.

The new season will once again feature eight rounds across three continents, including four completely new venues in Chile,...more

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Added a new video The New 2016 Pivot Mach 6 - Featuring Aaron Chase 8/24/2015 9:33 AM
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The most versatile enduro bike in the world just got stronger, stiffer and now offers two frame material options for the ultimate in rider-choice. Pivot is proud to introduce the new Mach 6 Carbon and Mach 6 Aluminum - choice of Bernard Kerr, Aaron Chase and the Pivot-Vittoria Pro Enduro Team. pivotcycles.com/bike/Mach-6-Carbon/ pivotcycles.com/bike/Mach-6-Aluminum/

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Added a new video HT Components Welcomes Jerome Clementz & Announces New T1 Trail/Enduro Pedal 8/24/2015 8:41 AM
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​HT Components Welcomes Jerome Clementz

HT Components welcomes Jerome Clementz to the family of outstanding athletes.

Jerome Clementz joins an already impressive line-up of athletes in the HT family, including Aaron Gwin (DH), current UCI World Cup overall Champion. Jerome is one of the top Enduro riders in the world. In the 6 years Jerome has been riding Enduro, he’s become a World Enduro Champion (2013), a World Enduro Athlete winning EWS Chili (2014), Andes Pacifico (2014), 3x winner of the Megavalanche, 3x winner of Mountain of Hell, 3x winner of Enduro des Nations, winner of the Crankworx Whistler (2012), winner of the French Enduro Series Cup (2012). Jerome is signed on through the end of 2016.

Jerome will be a key athlete to ride on HT Components new T1 Pedals. The unique proprietary clipless pedals are the first Trail/Enduro pedals released by HT Components. Weighing in at 328g/per pair (titanium) and 368g/per pair (chromoly), the new T1 is mud resistant and easy to engage/disengage with its unique adjustable dual tension settings.  T1 will be available at the 2015 EuroBike show in Friedrichshafen, Germany on August 24-26.

“Jerome is one of the top Enduro racers in the world and is a great match for HT Components. He brings with him an impressive winning streak and represents the spirit of Enduro that HT Components admires,” stated TC Yang, General Manager of HT Components. “As our world gets smaller and smaller, it’s important we continue to look beyond all borders and find the best of the best. Jerome embodies the qualities we want to align with; he is world class.”

HT Components Announces the Release of New T1 Pedals

HT Components announces the availability of T1 clipless pedals. T1s are the first Trail/Enduro style clipless pedals HT Components has released. The pedals weigh in at 328g/per pedal (titanium spindle) and 368g/per pedal (chromoly spindle). 16.8 mm low profile and 68x83.5 mm base platform allows for increased stability on aggressive terrains. T1 features HTs unique proprietary clipless system with its adjustable dual tension settings for a secure foot holding under any condition.

Other Features Include:

  • Extruded CNC optimized aluminum for ultimate strength to weight ratio
  • CNC machined scm435 chromoly spindle for additional stiffness and strength
  • New EVO bearings system (needle bearings) and 1 DU bushing per side
  • 2 adjustable pins per side for additional traction
  • HT exclusive X1 or X1F cleats
  • 4 deg (X1), 8 deg (X1F) float and 13 deg release angle

“We couldn’t’t be more excited to introduce our first Trail/Enduro pedals to the market with our new athlete Jerome Clementz.” said TC Yang, General Manager at HT Components.

Jerome Clementz, one of the top Enduro riders in the world, stated, “The new T1s suit all my needs in term of performance in all the conditions. The T1 Pedals are light, resistant to mud and really easy to get in and out of. When I’m riding or racing, I can’t think about the placement of my feet on my pedals. The T1s keep my feet in place, yet allows me to easily disengage and re-engage when I need.”

T1 Pedals is an answer to the growing popularity of Enduro and Trail riding as part of HT Components commitment to deliver high quality engineering and design married with advanced technology.  T1 Pedals are available for immediate distribution worldwide.

HT (Hsing Ta), the high-end pedal brand of HTI was created in 2005 to meet increasing market needs. This important milestone allowed the company to introduce a variety of new designs to fulfill personalization and technology trends. Today, HT concentrates on developing the best performance bicycle components to allow top athletes to push their limits and amateurs feel like a pro.

For more information, go to ht-components.com

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Added reply in a thread 2016 Giant Trance 27.5 3 - Noob Help! 8/21/2015 11:07 AM

Which Giant Trance and what year? Giant offers a bunch of different build options so we have no idea what your part spec is. And for what it's worth, the Trance SX uses a 160 fork and is the same frame as all the other alloy Trance's, so you'll be fine ... more »

Added a new video These Hoffest Jumps Look Incredible | FESTseries 2015 Course Preview 8/21/2015 10:28 AM
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Perfect conditions, mega fun jumps and an epic location, Hoffest might be the favorite event of the FESTseries thus far. This is the second edition of the Hoffest, hosted by Kurt Sorge at Retallack Lodge in Canada B.C. Definitely the most epic location we get to ride and some of the best jumps we ever ridden. The 3 main jumps work perfectly and the second hip might be the best jump that any of us have ever hit. This year the weather has been great and the sessions were insane. Big thanks to everyone who put it together and to all the riders involved! POV video, highlight video and banger photos coming up!

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Added a product blog First Look: Urge Endur-O-Matic 2 8/20/2015 11:59 AM

The Endur-O-Matic has been the statement helmet of our brand since 2009, the one that everything stemmed from.

It came as a real bombshell at a time when MTB helmet production held no surprises. It made a huge impression on a generation of MTB riders, but the time has now come for it to get a...more

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Added a new video How To Bleed Magura Disc Brakes 8/20/2015 10:57 AM
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Getting a proper bleed on any brake can sometimes be a challenge, but fear not, because Shaun Palmer and Magura Master Tech Jude Monica walk you through the step-by-step process of bleeding their brakes in this quick video outlining the procedure.

Need a quick "how-to" on pad removal? Check out this video - Magura Brake Pad Change

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Added a new video Josh Bryceland Val Di Sole POV 2015 8/20/2015 10:53 AM
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Added a comment about feature WINNER TAKES ALL - Vital OTB Val di Sole, Win a SRAM X01 DH Drivetrain 8/19/2015 3:41 PM
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Added a new video All of Crankworx in Under Four-Minutes | Polygon UR 8/19/2015 12:47 PM
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Get all the bangers from the Polygon UR crew in a quick 3:40 clip of all the action.

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Added a new video EWS Action | On Track With Curtis Keene 8/19/2015 11:41 AM
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Risk vs. reward. There are only so many things you have control over when racing, and Mother Nature isn't one of them. Watch as riders push themselves in the ever changing conditions of the EWS round 3, in Scotland. Wild weather, slippery courses and the continued search for speed and fitness are all on the menu as Curtis and the rest of the athletes of the Enduro World Series travel to Scotland. Riding a bike in difficult conditions like these is one thing, but racing a bike in the mud and the cold is something else completely different. As Curtis continues to search for the pieces of the puzzle he’ll need to get back into the Top 15, one of the EWS’s main contenders sees his season crushed due to injury. Aggressive racing, harsh Weather and a new Series leader will all emerge from the woods of Peebles.

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Added a product blog Sneak Peek: 2016 Royal Apparel 8/18/2015 4:03 PM

Royal Racing stopped by and gave us an exclusive "sneak peek" of some of their new 2016 gear before it officially launches next week, at Eurobike. First on the list was new colorways for the Victory Race Jersey, pictured above. While nothing is set in stone, Royal mentioned this green jersey//glove...more

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