A Cheap Chinese Bike Light Nearly Burned Down this Rider’s House

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In October of 2015 Adam Creager of Brandon, Florida purchased the 5,000 lumen SolarStorm Bike Light, a cheap Chinese knock off light. After just a couple of uses, the light’s battery pack caught fire, and burned his home, gutting the inside. We had actually written about the SolarStorm on Singletracks some 10 months before this …

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Interview: Starting the New Mexico Enduro Series

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Though the definition of “enduro” is still up to personal interpretation, enduro races typically offer a blend of technical downhill terrain with cross country trails. This conglomeration of trail selection requires racers to be adept at both styles, have peak fitness and handling skills, and do it all on a trail bike. It takes special …

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Reflecting on Namibia: An Interview With Bill Fleming

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After retelling Bill’s story of his adventures in Namibia, I had a chance to sit down with him and talk about how the trip came about and pick his brain a bit about what it was like to spend 6 days riding a prototype fat bike in the desert. If you have any questions for …

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Beginnings Interview: Rebecca Rusch, The Queen of Pain

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Rebecca Rusch, aka the Queen of Pain, may be the most decorated female endurance mountain bike racer of all time. Having set countless records in mountain biking as well as other sports, her achievements include–but most definitely aren’t limited to–record-setting wins while racing the Leadville Trail 100, Dirty Kanza 200, 24-Hour World MTB Championships, and …

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News: Chainbuster Presents Inaugural Nite Nationals 12-Hour MTB Race, October 25, 2014

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Chainbuster and NiteRider are hosting the first-ever Nite Nationals mountain bike race on October 25, 2014 at Chewacla State Park in Alabama. The 12-hour, night race format is a fairly new development, so I wanted to get the lowdown from head Chainbuster, Kenny Griffin. The following is an edited interview with Kenny. Singletracks (ST): Chain …

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