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Be Nice Say Hi!

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Be Nice Say Hi!

We’ve been beating this drum for a long time. We’re all representatives of the cycling community, so how we behave on the trails, especially to other users, affects the community. Stopping when you come across equestrians, hikers, trail runners and saying hello will positively impact the stereotypes facing mountain bikers. Be Nice Say Hi provides a fun, simple reminder. They also make stickers, decals, and patches. Head on over and see what they have to offer.

Cane Creek and LaMere Cycles: Ti eeWings Fat Bike Cranks

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Cane Creek and LaMere Cycles: Ti eeWings Fat Bike Cranks

Cane Creek Cycling Components and LaMere Cycles just announced the pre-order for their eeWings Titanium cranks optimized for modern fat bike hub and bottom bracket standards. The fatbike crank kit will come with a longer bottom bracket spindle to allow for optimal frame clearance and q-factor.

LaMere Cycles will be selling the eeWings fat bike cranks as an option on their complete bike models or aftermarket consumer-direct at a retail of $1049. Those interested in pre-ordering can do so now at Lamere Cycles with expected delivery in November. Check out more specifications below.

Used, Abused and Still Clicking: 1-Up USA’s New Equip-D Double Bike Rack

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Used, Abused and Still Clicking: 1-Up USA’s New Equip-D Double Bike Rack

Four wheelin’ and cycling are not exactly a common pairing yet this merging of two hobbies for me creates all kinds of interesting problems to solve. For instance, finding a bike rack that lives up to the same standards as my truck’s other accessories. From the roof top tent’s aluminum structure, to the steel bumpers and other body armor. I need a rack that can take a few hits and keep on tickin’… or in this case, clickin’. That’s where 1-Up USA’s newest model, the Equip-D double bike rack comes into play.

King Kog Brooklyn: WBASE Limited Edition Brooklyn Machine Works Gangsta Track V4 Pre-Order

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King Kog Brooklyn: WBASE Limited Edition Brooklyn Machine Works Gangsta Track V4 Pre-Order

How’s this for a Throwback Thursday post? Japan’s WBASE and Brooklyn Machine Works have teamed up to resurrect the OG Gangsta Track for one last round. The V4 Gangsta Track features many of the OG’s design nods including the bi-plane fork, seat tube cluster, yet widens the seat stays to allow for removable brake bosses. These rough and tough frames would be a bombproof urban fixed gear or even a tracklocross bike with their 35mm ‘cross tire clearance. The V4 will be available in transparent black, black, and blaze orange. The pre-order is live now at King Kog Brooklyn, the official US-distributor for this collaboration, and the frames are due to land from Taiwan and ship from Brooklyn in early September. Head to King Kog to place your order and see more details including sizing information below.

Team Dream’s Summer Launch Looks Fresh!

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Team Dream’s Summer Launch Looks Fresh!

Looking for some fresh summer jerseys? Check out Team Dream’s latest launch, including socks, shirts, jerseys, bibs, and accessories. Everything is Made in the USA and ready to ship. Team Dream offers free shipping on orders over $200 within the USA OR over $400 International, so get together with your friends to place a big order and save some extra cash.

Check out the full launch at Team Dream!

Hunter Cycles Updates their Fanny Packs with a Bungee Cargo Strap

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Hunter Cycles Updates their Fanny Packs with a Bungee Cargo Strap

The Hunter Cycles hip pack is one of the best packs out right now and it just got better with a new, updated design. Now you can carry your rain jacket, knee pads, or even a burrito on the top of the pack thanks to this simple, functional addition.

These packs are made by Porcelain Rocket in Canada and are in stock now in Bonny Doon, California at the Hunter Cycles HQ.

Did you catch our Hunter Cycles shop visit? Be sure to do so!

Pushing and Punishing Pivot’s Insatiable Mach 6 Carbon 27.5″ Trail MTB

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Pushing and Punishing Pivot’s Insatiable Mach 6 Carbon 27.5″ Trail MTB

Chris Cocalis, the owner of Pivot Cycles, knows a thing or two about bicycle design and the popularity of his bikes prove just that. I’ve reviewed a lot of full-suspension bikes over the years and am accustomed to people’s reactions at the trailhead or on the trails but no bike received such trail accolades as the Mach 6 Carbon. Before I had even gotten to ride the bike, it seemed like everyone had something to say about it. Which, as someone trying to approach reviews without any bias, can be a bit much to handle. Yet, here we are, with a month on the bike and a month since I’ve ridden the bike, ready to talk about the Mach 6. Does it live up to the lore? Read on below.

Hoot Ventures’ New Website is up!

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Hoot Ventures’ New Website is up!

Brian and Alicia were two of the first people I connected with when I was visiting Minneapolis a few years ago.  I was lucky enough to visit their house last summer for the piece on Delcie’s bike and Brian joined us for DFL shenanigans and even had some photos featured.  It’s been awesome watching them grow as creators.  Recently Brian decided to go full time with Hoot Ventures and redesigned their website and store.  Initially, they are offering their munchie bag in three colors, but expect more wonderful things from them in the future.

The Radavist 2019 Calendar: July

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The Radavist 2019 Calendar: July

This is the seventh layout of the Radavist 2019 Calendar, entitled “True Call” shot with a Canon 5D and a 100-400mm lens in Telluride, Colorado.

“Happy 4th of July. Here in the US, we pride ourselves in our Bald Eagle. It’s our nation’s symbol, a proud, noble bird with a majestic call. But have you ever heard a Bald Eagle’s caw? It’s hardly the hearty screech as depicted in movies. That’s because the Bald Eagle’s call is often substituted for the Red Tail Hawk’s.”

For a high-res JPG, suitable for print and desktop wallpaper*, right click and save link as – The Radavist 2019 Calendar – July. Please, this photo is for personal use only!
(*set background to white and center for optimal coverage)

The mobile background this month is of the La Sal Mountains, from Telluride, Colorado. Click here to download June’s Mobile Wallpaper.

Tenspeed Hero: Summer Sale!

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Tenspeed Hero: Summer Sale!

Our friends over at Tenspeed Hero are celebrating the first week of July with a summer sale. Their product photos are always some of our favorites, so even if you’re not looking for new threads, at least give them a gander. If you are, check out with the code SUMMER20.

Spank Industries:  Wing 12 Vibrocore™ Handlebars Soften Your Drop Bar Experience

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Spank Industries: Wing 12 Vibrocore™ Handlebars Soften Your Drop Bar Experience

Known for their MTB products including pedals, stems, hubs, and bars, Spank Industries has entered the drop bar market with their new Wing 12 Vibrocore™ Handlebars. Inside these Zirconium-Doped 7-Series Alloy bars is a foam insert which reportedly absorbs vibrations on rough roads. These bars will be hitting retailers soon. Check out more at Spank and crucial details below.

-Hood to hood widths: 420 / 440 / 460mm
-Bar end to bar end widths: 497 / 517 / 537mm
-Weight: 350 / 355 / 360g
-Drop/Reach: 110mm / 70mm (all sizes)
-Flare: 12°
-Ramp: 14°

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All City Cycles: Electric Queen Gets a Dropper Post Upgrade and New Paint

All City’s Electric Queen made a big splash when it landed in local bike shops.

A year later and it’s back, with new paint and a big upgrade: a dropper post now comes standard on the completes for $2399.

Don’t worry, the rigid frameset is also available for $999. These new Electric Queens are hitting stores ASAP, so swing through your local shop to check them out and head to All-City for more information.

Jones Bikes: the Complete LWB Boxed Bicycle

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Jones Bikes: the Complete LWB Boxed Bicycle

After the success of the Jones Plus SWB, or short wheel base, completes last year, Jones announced the launching of the LWB, or long wheel base, complete this morning. Whereas the Jones Plus SWB is a smaller bike overall, with 27.5×2.8-3.25″ tires, the Jones Plus LWB is a larger bike, designed to fit 29×2.8-3.25″ tires. The Jones Plus LWB is boxed and ready to ride for $2050 in either a knobby or a road slick tire option. Check out more details below, or head to Jones to read up!

Snēk Cycling’s Lifeboat Tire Lever is in Stock

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Snēk Cycling’s Lifeboat Tire Lever is in Stock

After a successful Kickstarter run, Snēk Cycling’s Lifeboat tire lever is in stock at their website. These made in the USA levers are reinforced to ensure they won’t snap off when you’re in the middle of pulling a bead, have holes for valve core removal, and nest down to a small size, perfect for your tool pack. They’re in stock now for $25 for a pair at Snēk Cycling.

Velo Orange’s New Voyager Rim

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Velo Orange’s New Voyager Rim

The latest rim from Velo Orange might pique your interest! Their Voyager Rim is a classic-inspired, yet modernly equipped, tubeless, box section rim that looks great on everything from a randonneur, to an all road bike and beyond. Its polished finish ties in well with classic componentry. Durability is always a concern with aluminum rims too, so VO built the Voyager with stainless steel eyelets and utilized a double wall construction. You can run from a 38mm tire all the way up to a 2.4″ and comes in 26″, 27.5″, or 29″ diameters.

-Intended Tire Size: 38mm-2.4″
-External Width: 27mm
-Internal Width: 22.1mm
-ERD: 26″: 541.7mm | 650b: 565mm | 700c: 601.4
-Weight: 26″: 576g | 650b: 597g | 700c: 638g
-Drilling: 32 and 36 holes
-Tubeless Compatabile
-Rim and disc brake compatible

Pivot’s New Vault All Road

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Pivot’s New Vault All Road

With either 700×45 or 650×47 compatibility, Pivot’s newly designed Vault all road gains extra tire clearance, extra bottle bosses, fender mounts, a frame weight of 998g, stealth dropper routing, and now, with their ISO Flex technology, the Vault fits 27.2 or 30.9mm diameter posts and isolates the seatpost from the frame for added comfort or frame stiffness. See more details on the new and improved Vault at Pivot.

The New RockShox Reverb Stealth Gets a Port at the Post Head

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The New RockShox Reverb Stealth Gets a Port at the Post Head

Your RockShox Reverb dropper is going to need service at some point and with the new Stealth Reverb design it’s easier than ever. With RockShox’s new Reverb Stealth port design, you can now remove the saddle, depress the valve, compress the post and reset. The result is the air is channeled back into the chamber leaving the oil where it is supposed to be. The Reverb Stealth post body is now shorter too. Head on over to RockShox to see more.

ENVE Announces a Lifetime Incident and 5-Year Limited Warranty

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ENVE Announces a Lifetime Incident and 5-Year Limited Warranty

Perhaps you wanted a set of the G-Series wheels but were squeamish about spending a lot of money on a carbon wheelset?

Carbon fiber wheel warranties have come a long, long way. ENVE recently stepped up to the plate with a new, very impressive coverage plan. Offering a Lifetime Incident coverage package. This new warranty replaces a rim no matter what happens to it. As long as you’re the original owner. Say you break an ENVE rim and they replace it, what happens to that replacement rim? Is it warrantied? Yes! ENVE has always covered “rock strike” failure under their 5-Year Limited Warranty, now it’s just extended to the life of that rim.

Under the new Lifetime Incident, that rim will be covered for life. Even if your wheel breaks while shipping your bike, or you run over your bike with your car, or you hit a moose, anything is covered under their new Lifetime Incident warranty. There’s now second-hand coverage as well. If you break a used rim, that you bought second-hand, you’re now entitled to 30% off a new rim. Then, that replacement rim will be covered for life.

The new 5-Year Limited Warranty covers any manufacturing defects, so you can now confidently invest in carbon fiber, made in the USA rims.  Head to ENVE to read all about it.