Review: The Shimano Enduro Racepack U4E


Let me start by saying that details are light on this particular piece. It has not officially hit the street yet. The Singletracks team obtained the sample I have at Interbike’s Outdoor Demo and I got to keep it because I had room in my suitcase. I made room for it by throwing away all …

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News: SRAM Announces New Guide Ultimate High-Powered Brakes


The best thing about bikes is going. Going up hill. Going down hill. Going big or going home. But all that going has to end some time, and if you’re not equipped adequately to stop, you might end up going a lot bigger than planned and eventually going home in a bag. Thankfully, our friends …

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April Fools’: UCI Announces Downhill World Cup Participants Must Wear Skinsuits Starting in 2015

Andorra UCI World Cup Steve Peat checks out the Rainbow Stripes ready to wear them mid 2009

The Union Cycliste Internationale, world governing body that sanctions the Downhill World Cup — also known as the UCI — has announced that starting with the 2015 World Cup all participants must wear the same form-fitting skinsuits worn by road and track racers for decreased wind resistance. The news comes as a shock to current …

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April Fools’: JVC America Announces Subwoofer MTB Wheels


Speaker manufacturer JVC took a giant leap forward in powering your ride with tunes this week when they announced their new mountain bike rims that are gigantic bass-booming subwoofers, shown above on one of our favorite bikes, the Foundry Broadaxe. Though the wheels will certainly be heavy, they’ll thrill and delight everyone on the trail. …

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