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Matt Hunter Getting Parallel

The weekend is here, go ride hard! If you haven’t seen this photo and the associated video of Specialized rider Matt Hunter, here you have it again. Matt squashes any skepticism if 29ers have trouble cornering. So get out there and ride this weekend and get low! (photo and video courtesy: Specialized Bicycles)

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Keep Singletrack Single

Singletrack is beautiful when it is single. With the warmer weather finally making its way across the nation, more and more people are digging out their bikes for the first rides of the year. In many areas of the country the trails have a very hard time staying singletrack when the climate is predictably very…

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Huayhuash Film

Last winter 3 friends got together to go on an impossible mountain bike journey through the Huayhuash Mountains in the Peruvian Andes. Locals questioned their sanity, but in the end these guys nearly reached their goal of completing the trail, but most importantly they all had a journey that would go down as one of the…

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Why You’re Not a Pro & Always Wear A Helmet

This clip is from the World Cup Downhill Race in Cairns. OUCH! I hope this guy is ok, especially considering he was not wearing a helmet! And here’s some details around how this happened from Reddit: The pro rider, Adam Brayton, crashed further up the track fairly hard and couldn’t finish his run so this…

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Santa Cruz Nomad

Santa Cruz has been on a tear lately launching new bikes. I’m still happy to see both the Superlight and the Jackal as part of their lineup with their new 29″ and 27.5″ wheelsize. I’m also excited to see the company constantly innovating their bikes and now with the completely revolutionized Nomad enduro bike shipping in…

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SRAM Guide Mountain Bike Brakes

SRAM has been pushing out new products rather rapidly in the first quarter of 2014 with the Force CX1 Cyclocross group coming out earlier this month with a lot of fanfare. This time SRAM has chosen to give their mountain bike disc brakes some love. The new line of brakes are called the “Guide” with…