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Schwalbe Introduces Procore - The End of Flats?
We first reported on Schwalbe's dual-chamber tire/tube system in February, and we speculated that it would be something similar to the Tubliss solution already in use in MX. Today, Schwalbe is sharing a bit more information ahead of the formal ... more »
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Spy Shot! New Ohlins TTX Coil Shock Could Fit More Bikes
Photos posted by the Andreani Group, an Italian distributor of Ohlins suspension, show a new TTX coil shock that could fit more bikes than the TTX 22M commonly found on Specialized Demo 8 frames.
Photo: Andreani Group
Based on the TTX markings, we know it's still ... more »
First Look: 2015 Santa Cruz Carbon Frames, Handlebars, and Grips
A carbon Santa Cruz is sure to figure on the wishlist of many an aficionado of the fantastic plastic, but it's also no secret that the carbon frames and associated builds available from the Californians have always been on the pricey side. ... more »
Smith Expands Helmet Lineup and Adds MIPS to the Equation
Overtake It was only a matter of time before Smith took the technology and knowledge gained from their popular Forefront helmet and applied them to other types of bike riding. Today they're excited to introduce the Overtake, a helmet designed to meet
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Vital MTB Weekly Photo Comp - Presented by Smith Optics
UPDATE: Isac Paddock's shot from the tree canopy took home the voting this week, which will please vital member Sardo Numspa, this week's lucky voter, to no end. Each winners will receive a pair of Pivlock Overdrive riding glasses from Smith Optics! The Pivlock Overdrive ... more »
Quick Poll: What Stem Length Do You Use?
Many riders with backgrounds in the gravity scene have been rocking shorter stems for years, but the recent shift towards frames with longer top tubes and reach dimensions is bringing the movement to the masses. Still, there are many that tout ... more »
First Look: OneUp Components 1x10 RAD Derailleur Cage
Driven by the success of SRAM's XX1/X01 wide-range 1x11 drivetrain, a number of aftermarket solutions that modify existing 10-speed drivetrains have recently seen the day - all based on adding a larger cog (40 or 42t) to an existing 10-speed ... more »
Value DH Project: Building The Best Downhill Bike For Your $$$
It’s time to get real. G reat bikes don’t have to be expensive. Help us build one of the best values in downhill.
These days you’re more likely to see the latest and greatest $10,000 full carbon race bikes on websites and in magazines than ... more »
From 4X to Enduro - An Athlete's Journey
Source athlete Hannes Slavik of Austria (no relation to namesake Tomas) has been racing 4X for a long time, but he has for 2014 decided to attempt the cross-over to Enduro. Check out Hannes' adventures as he tackles the many physical, mental,
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