Fall Cyclofest Presented by Interbike Well Received by Bike Companies, Other Exhibitors Unsure

photo: Brendon Voelker (Pivot)

Last week the first-ever Fall Cyclofest presented by Interbike was held at the US National Whitewater Center (USNWC) just outside Charlotte, NC. Designed in part to cater to east coast bike dealers who can’t make it to Las Vegas for the big show each year, Cyclofest was also open to consumers on the final two days …

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Controversial New Rules Handed Down by the UCI for 2017 DH Racing

Credit: Dan Carline Photography

The UCI management committee recently met to discuss rule changes across several cycling disciplines, one of which was downhill mountain biking. After already reducing the Female Elite field size to 20 for the downhill finals for the 2016 season, for 2017 it will be further reduced to 15, while at the same time the number …

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Interbike Award Winners: Best Mountain Bike, Race, Shop, and More

Photo: Brian Leddy Photography // Epic Rides

Interbike just announced the 2016 Interbike Awards, including the following noteworthy MTB categories. Best Mountain Bike Specialized Stumpjumper sixFATTIE (also a Singletracks “Most Innovative Bike” winner). Best in Show – Mountain Scott Spark RC (read Greg’s review) Mountain Component of the Year SRAM Eagle (also the Singletracks Reader’s Choice for Most Innovative product.) Mountain Accessory of the Year …

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Sea Otter Launches New Festival in Europe


Sea Otter, arguably the largest cycling festival in the world, has just announced that it will be adding a new Sea Otter event in Europe. Dubbed the “Sea Otter Europe / Costa Brava – Girona Bike Show,” it will be held June 3-4, 2017, in Girona, Spain. “GiOutdoor, a preeminent European sports promotion company, will host …

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