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New thread Former Trek Executive's Open Letter to Bike Industry About E-Bikes 2/7/2020 11:04 AM

Joe Vadeboncoeur was with Trek Bicycles for 30 years and worked in many capacities there, including the development and growth of e-bikes. Joe has an advantaged insight into e-bikes and, more relevant to our community, eMTB. Having been at the vanguard ... more »

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New thread Oil Drilling Proposal Under Moab Slickrock 1/24/2020 8:38 AM

A breaking article published by Bicycle Retailer expresses concerns for a proposed plan to drill for oil beneath Moab Slickrock trails and the adjacent Sand Flats Recreation area. " The Bureau of Land Management has received a nomination from the oil and gas ... more »

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New thread Three-Quarter Lids: Gimmick or Cool? 9/27/2019 11:04 AM

We used to just have two styles of helmet: half-lid and full face. My friend, Jon, would often joke about how heavy we would get on our trail bikes with so little protection. Today's riders (and brands) are wising up. Lately, the 3/4 Lid has been on

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New thread Mountain Biker Shot and Bike-Jacked in San Diego Area 8/10/2019 7:47 AM

This story just came to our attention as police in the San Diego area are cautioning riders in the Lake Hodges region of trails. It sounds as though some riders are familiar and already a bit sketched out with the I-15 portion. Be safe out there fellow ... more »

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