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Santa Cruz Syndicate, Loan Peat, and Cedric Gracia at the 2015 Sea Otter Classic

Santa Cruz Bicycles had a big presence at Sea Otter this year. They had the Syndicate bikes on display in their booths as well as many of their team athletes competing and signing autographs throughout the week. Logan Peat also had a custom bike being built up for SlopeStyle that took som common parts and [...]

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2015 Eastern Enduro Triple Crown Series Dates Announced – East Burke, Mountain Creek, and Highland Mountain Bike Park

The 2015 Eastern Enduro Triple Crown Series dates have been announced. The series will travel across three locations starting in September through October. Details inside.

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OneUp Introduces Shimano 11 speed 45t cog and narrow wide XTR M9000 compatible BCD chain ring

OneUp sent over some details on some Shimano items they’ve been working on.  Check inside to see their narrow wide XTR chainring as well as their 45t cog for 11speed XTR cassettes.

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Video: Sea Otter Classic “From the Inside” Ep2 – UR Team Dual & DH

United Ride sent over their Sea Otter Classic video. Follow along as the team competes in the gravity events and enjoy their time in the sun.

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Pivot Cycles Team at Sea Otter | Emilie Siegenthaler, Bernard Kerr, Eliot Jackson

Pivot Cycles had their World Cup gravity team, Emilie Siegenthaler, Bernard Kerr, and Eliot Jackson, at Sea Otter this year. We swung by the Pivot booth, got a chance to chat with them, and snapped a few pictures from the event.

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Video: Tracing Dirt – Quadra Island

Faultline has beamed over their latest video edit from Quadra Island. Check out the trail shredding inside.

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OneUp X-Cog 44T for XX1/X01 and Sram Direct Mount Narrow Wide rings

OneUp sent over some details on two new prodcuts they’ve developed. The first item is desigend to extend the life of your 10-42t cassette by replacing your worn aluminum 42t with an X-Cog 44T sprocket. The second item is the Direct Mount chain rings that bolt up to SRAM’s cranksets. Details inside.

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Video: Trail Hunter – Sun Valley and Destination Trail – Maui

Specialized has produced two videos recently that we enjoyed watching. Watch as Matt Hunter and friends travel to Sun Valley, Idaho to ride. The second video is part of their Destination Trail where they visit Maui to see what they’ve got to offer.

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World Cup #1 – Specialized and Polygon Videos

Check out the latest World Cup #1 videos inside with Specialized and Polygon.

[Video: UCI WC#1 Team Videos - Specialized & Polygon]

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2016 Renthal Integra 2 Stem, Marzocchi EPD Dropper Seatpost, 350 Plus NCR, Deity TMAC Signature Pedals, Micro Stem, BladeRunner, and more

Check inside for some updates from Marzocchi and their new EPD dropper seat post, a 350 Plus fork, Renthal Integra 2 stems, and new products from Deity.

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Sea Otter – Trek Stache 7 29+, 5 29+, 9 29+ FOX SLS, DHX2, Float X, Float X2 and more

Check inside to learn more about the new Trek Stache 29+ and see some of the new products FOX like their Super Light Steel sping that they have available for 2015. In addition to that we snapped a few pictures of Steve Peat’s V10 inside that FOX also had on display.

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2015/2016 Norco Aurum Carbon Killer B C7.1 Enve/C7.1 , C7.2, C7.3, Velofix Mobile Bike Franchise

Inside we take a look at a mobile bike repair shop franchise opportunity called, Velofix, as well as Norco’s new Aurum Carbon Killer B downhill bike.

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Custom Shaun Palmer 2016 Intense M16 and Palmer JrX Team Announcement

This week at Sea Otter Intense Cycles has a variety of things they’re announcing. Today they revealed their JrX team that Palmer will be leading. In addition to that, Palmer also showed off a limited edition Palmer M16 downhill bike that features an awesome paintjob.

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2015 Enve HDH Handlebars Sea Otter Classic

Sea Otter Classic has begun! Inside we take a look at some new 46mm rise handlebars from Enve along with some updates to their handlebars across the range.

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Voting for Bell Bike Trail Grant Opens for West Coast

The power is now in your hands to vote in the Bell Built trail grant for 2015.  Pick your favorite west coast trail initiative and share with your friends!

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2016 Shimano Deore XT Sea Otter Pictures

Viewing components on a bike is often much more pleasing than just viewing a product shot. Check out the new Deore XT M8000 components installed on some bikes at Sea Otter inside.

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Kurt Sorge Joins Polygon Bikes 2015

Freeride specialist Kurt Sorge joins the Polygon team for the 2015 season. Details inside.

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2016 Shimano XT M8000 Announced – 11 Speed

Shimano has released details on their new XT M8000 components.  They’ve trickled down a lot of XTR technology into these new XT components.  Read more about it inside.

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Video: Team Chain Reaction Cycles PayPal – UCI WC DH #1 Lourdes, France

#OnTheHunt continues into 2015 with a recap of the UCI WC DH #1 in Lourdes, France with Team CRC/Paypal.

[Video : OnTheHunt 2015 Lourdes]

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2016 Intense Cycles M16 Downhill Bike Unveiled

Intense Cycles sent over some details on their new 27.5″ downhill bike, the M16. Made in the USA, adjustable travel, integrated fork bumpers, and more.

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Video: The Syndicate Project – Episode One : Lourdes World Cup

For 2015 This Is Peaty is taking a break and The Syndicate Project is stepping in. Follow along with the team as they compete in the first DH World Cup of 2015 in Lourdes, France.

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Kids Fork: 2015 / 2016 SR Suntour Axon Werx 20″

SR SUNTOUR (www.srsunotur-cycling.com) AXON WERX 20” Kids bikes have come a long way since many of our childhoods, In turn kids are pushing harder and progressing faster than ever requiring performance suspension to follow and meet their small stature. SR SUNTOUR’s passion for riding bikes and ability to do what many cannot have produced a [...]

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2015 UCI WC DH #1 Team Reports and Aaron Gwin’s Winning Race Run

Many of the top athletes from 2014 were injured including Greg Minnaar(thumb), Steve Peat (ACL), Sam Hill(shoulder) , Gee Atherton (wrist), Steve Smith (foot), and others. The show must go on however and you can read more from the Lourdes race reports as well viewing Gwin’s winning run the Red Bull finals video inside.

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2015 UCI World Cup Downhill #1 Qualifying and Finals Results Aaron Gwin Emmeline Ragot

The first stop of the 2015 UCI World DH Cup is in the books.  The qualifying results had some new faces rise to the occasion and the finals race would prove to be quite exciting. Aaron Gwin took the win for the pro men and Emmeline Ragot for the women.  Watch the Red Bull qualifying [...]

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UCI Mountain Bike World Cup Helmet Camera #1 Lourdes, France 2015 Helmet Cam Josh Bryceland

It’s hard to believe it but World Cup #1 kicks off this weekend! Check out the Ratboy (Josh Bryceland) helmet camera inside and be sure to tune in live for the race this weekend.

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2016 New Commencal Supreme DH V4

Commencal has launched a new Commencal Supreme DH V4 bike. Read all about it their new downhill bike inside from Commencal.

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2015 Deity Bladerunner : Deity Launches the First in a Series of New Pedals

Deity is launching a bevy of new components in 2015 and inside the first is a new pedal called the Bladerunner. Read more about it inside, and be sure to enter to win a pair of these pedals.

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2015 Trek Session 9.9 DH 27.5 Frame Details Reviewed, Weights, Detailed Frame Photos, and more

Trek has been refining the Session for a few years now and for 2015 they’re offering it with 27.5 / 650b wheels. Piloted and refined by the Trek World Racing team, this new big wheel’d Session has evolved. Inside we review some of the details on the carbon 2015 Trek Session 9.9 DH 27.5.

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Review: 2015 Renthal Introduces a New Wide/Narrow 1x Chainring : 1XR Chainring

Renthal makes some quality products and the inclusion of a new 1XR chainring is now available. The 1XR chainring comes as a natural progression to Renthal’s offerings and inside we take a deeper dive on its features and functionality. While many offerings exist in this space, Renthal’s offering is definitely worth considering given our experience [...]

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Team InFocus – Egotrip Whistler

There’s nothing like ripping it up in Whistler and Team InFocus sent over some POV footage that you’ll want to watch.

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