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2014 Enduro World Series #1 – Chile

Enduro World Series 2014 Gets Underway in Chile, April 19-20. First EWS round at Nevados de Chillan sees debut of updated Rule Book.

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2014 UCI DH WC #1 Pietermaritzburg, SA (Santa Cruz Syndicate, Hutchinson United Ride, CRC/Nukeproof, Trek World Racing)

Check inside for race reports from United Ride, Santa Cruz Syndicate, Trek World Racing, and CRC / Nukeproof. Inside you can read their reports as well as see some of their team videos and pictures as well.

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RideSFO, Tepui Tents, Contintental, Shimano XTR Carbon Fiber M9000 Cassette, Eligo, Santa Cruz Nomad 27.5

Check inside for an update on RideSFO , Tepui Tents, Shimano XTR M9000 11speed carbon fiber cassette, Eligo’s electrolyte hydration adapter, and the new Santa Cruz Nomad in 27.5″ trim.

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2014-2015 Gamut Cillos Stems / TTr Chainring, Bell Built, Devinci’s South Africa Special 650b – 27.5 prototype, and Morpheus Vimana Slope

Inside we’ve got more updates from Devinci and the 650b/27.5 bike that Steve Smith and Nick Beer raced in South Africa. Additionally we take a look at new products Gamut, a Bell Built Super limited helmet, and Morpheus Cycles.

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Red Bull Finals Video – Pietermaritzburg, SA UCI WC DH #1

Red Bull has released their finals video from South Africa. Learn more about how the race went down as well as rider conditions during the week.

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Video: Signatures – Trailer

Leading riders from around the europe present their best performances and immersing you into the amazing atmosphere of unique places around the globe – British Columbia, Livigno, historical center of Prague and Bratislava, Indonesia or Austrian Alps or Barcelona. Check out the trailer inside.

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Cody Kelley Wins Sea Otter Classic Dual Slalom

Kyle Strait and Cody Kelley battled it out but it was Strait who would go down in the finals.

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2015 Seven iDP Protection, Easton Haven 35 Carbon Series Bars and Haven 35 Stem Options

Easton has some new Haven products at Sea Otter that utilize a 35mm clamping area for their aluminum handlebars and carbon fiber handlebars.  Seven iDP has been seen onboard riders like Steve Peat and we get more details from them about their protection products.

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Curtis Keene’s Specialized Enduro – Sea Otter Classic Enduro Bike Check

Check out Curtis Keene’s Specialized Enduro bike inside that he’s been riding at Sea Otter inside. He’s got a few neat things on his bike including some personal touches.

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Marzocchi 350 CR 27.5 , Deity Bladerunner, Cryptkeeper, Blacklabel 25mm and 38mm rise, SDG / Sensus Sea Otter Classic

Inside we take a look at products from Marzocchi, deity, SDG, Sensus, Fyxation, and Feedback Sports.  Marzocchi had their new 350 CR 27.5″ fork on display that adopts a lot of technology from their gravity forks that are sure to please enduro riders. SDG made some Patriot saddles for Zink and the Sensus crew as [...]

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Aaron Gwin Wins 2014 UCI DH WC #1 – Pietermaritzburg, SA

If you missed the first stop of the 2014 UCI World Cup Downhill season at Pietermaritzburg, SA this morning you can watch the live replay inside from Red Bull Bike in addition to a video from qualifying they produced.

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2015 FOES FFR Downhill Bike – 27.5″ Wheel

Learn more about the Foes FFR inside. It has an adjustable travel to allow for 8 or 9″ of travel in a 27.5″ wheel chassis. The design is still a work in progress but they’ve come a long way already.

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2015 Pivot Cycles Phoenix – Downhill Bike Gets the 27.5″ Wheel Treatment

For 2015, Pivot has redesigned their Phoenix. Featuring carbon fiber, 27.5″ wheels, four sizes, and more. Details inside.

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The Hive’s Extended Range Cog, FOX 36 34 32, GoPro, Specialized Fat Bike Race and more

Day two continues at the 2014 Sea Otter Classic. Inside we’ve got some details on some new items from FOX, e.thriteen / the hive, and more.

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Aaron Gwin Goes Fastest in Qualifying in Pietermaritzburg, SA UCI WC DH#1

The first world cup is under way finally! Aaron Gwin (on his prototype 650b Enduro) seems to have found his pace again and found himself in the top qualifying spot along with Manon Carpenter and Luca Shaw (Jr Men). Check out the video from Red Bull inside and be sure to tune in live for [...]

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2015 Shimano XTR Updates M9000 – 1×11, 2×11, 3×11 – Trail and Race Componets

Last night Shimano held their official launch of the new M9000 XTR components. Available in a trail or race trim they’ve done a lot of work refining the iconic XTR brand. Pricing is still TBD.

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2015 – Spank’s New Spike Direct Mount Stems and Oozy Pedals , Biknd Jetpack Bike Case, and more

We’ve posted up another update from Sea Otter including new stems from Spank along with their new Oozy Pedals. We also take a look at the Biknd Jetcase that has some neat features to securely transporting you bike and more.

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2015 DVO Diamond Enduro Fork

Learn more about the DVO Diamond Enduro fork inside. It takes queues from their big downhill Emerald fork and puts them into a smaller package for the trail rider.

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Sea Otter Classic 2014 – Enve / Troy Lee / Chris King and more

The 2014 Sea Otter Classic has kicked off today. Check inside for some early shots from ENVE, Troy Lee Designs custom painted bikes, Chris King XD (X01 / XX1) compatabile hubs, and more.

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RockShox Bluto Fatbike Suspension Fork 2014

RockShox has a new Fatbike specific fork called the BLUTO.  Details inside from RockShox.

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Video: #dreamrideshare2014 Hutchinson UR Team & Polygon UR Team 2014 season kick off

Hutchinson United Ride sent over their latest team video. The 2014 UCI Downhill World Cup Season is fast approaching this weekend! Be sure to watch the full video for some great riding footage.

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2015 FOX Forks Revamped : 36 Series 15mm & 20mm Compatible, 34 Series and 32 Series Updated. 27.5 Options

FOX sent over some details on some of their 2015 forks.  Learn all about the new 36, 34, and 32 series options inside.

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2015 RockShox RS-1 Inverted XC Suspension Fork

Today RockShox sent over some details on their new RS-1. It’s an Inverted 29er XC Suspension fork that is designed to work with their hubshells through ‘Predictive Steering’. Details from RockShox inside.

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2014 2015 Chris King – SRAM XD Driver Hubshells. 1x XX1 X01 compatible

With many riders clamoring for a 1x SRAM drivetrain Chris King has answered the call for those riders looking for a King compatible SRAM XD freehub. Chris King has models that cover DH (ISO XD DH), XC (ISO XD), and everything in-between. If you’ve already got a Chris King hubset they also will be selling [...]

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2014 Bell Bike Helmet and IMBA – 2014 Trail Grant Contest

Bell has once again stepped up to the plate this year and are sponsoring trail building efforts along with IMBA. Be sure to cast your vote!

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Review: 2014 Giro Chamber Mid Shoe

Giro sent over a pair of their Chamber Mid shoes for us to checkout. Inside you can read some of our thoughts on this shoe after spending some time in them.

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SR Suntour – 2014 Ambassadors

SR Suntour has sent over some details of their 2014 Ambassadors. They’ve stacked up quite a laundry list of athletes with a wide variety of skills to help improve and represent their brand. Eric Carter, Bobbly McMullen, Mike Hopkins, James Doerfling, Guido Tschugg, Garrett Robertson, Garett Buehler, and Chris VanDine to name a few.

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Video: Moments of Contrast Ep. 2 – Down to Earth

The Lahnvalley Crew go for an enduro ride in Episode #2 of their Moments of Contrast video series.

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Freeride Friday

Every Friday we post up some videos. If you have any suggestions, or have a cool video to share feel free to drop us an email.

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E*thirteen – Extended Range Cog 40 & 42t

Looking to adapt your drivetrain to include a 40t or 42t chainring? E*Thriteen has you covered with their latest product, the Extended Range Cog that allows you to convert your cassette to include a 42t cog.  Details from E*Thirteen inside.

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