Red Bull Rampage Returns to its Raw Roots for 2016

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For 2016, Red Bull Rampage is returning to the raw roots of freeriding, with an entirely new venue! According to Red Bull, this new venue will provide many more natural feature options than in previous years. Also, athletes and their teams will have to build their lines without power tools, harkening back to the 2001 beginnings …

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Honey Stinger Recalls Some Protein Chews Due to Reported Nausea and Vomiting

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In a statement released yesterday by Honey Stinger, Honey Stinger recalled some protein chews due to “several consumer reports of nausea and vomiting shortly after consuming the Protein Chews.” Honey Stinger noted that nothing more serious than the nausea and vomiting has occurred, and that the complaints are unusual because “they occur very soon after consuming the …

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WTB and the Semper Fi Fund Host MTB Event for Wounded Veterans

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WTB recently sponsored an event with the Semper Fi Fund in California, hosting 16 physically and/or mentally wounded veterans for a weekend of rides, shuttles, and skills coaching. WTB/Cannondale Overmountain team members Mark Weir and Jason Moeschler were among the pros sharing the stoke with this group of vets, and the whole thing went down on a private …

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Breaking News: IMBA and SORBA Lose Subaru Sponsorship, Lay Off at Least 5 Employees

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SORBA has just released a statement via their Facebook group, announcing that Subaru has decided not to renew their sponsorship contract. Subaru has partnered with IMBA for 19 years, and SORBA has been a part of IMBA for the last 14 years. As a result of this loss of cash flow, SORBA has been forced …

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Canyon Bicycles Finally Coming to the US in 2017

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Rumors have swirled for years about direct-to-consumer brand Canyon Bicycles opening their doors in the United States, but they truly were only rumors… until now. According to a recent press release, Canyon will be officially opening their doors stateside in 2017. This major expansion is made possible by a partnership with U.S.-based TSG Consumer Partners, LLC. “The …

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