Fox Racing Shox is Buying (Parts of) Marzocchi


Yesterday Fox Racing Shox announced they would be buying “certain assets” from Marzocchi. According to Fox’s CEO, Larry L. Enterline: We are excited to announce the agreement to acquire certain assets of the Marzocchi mountain bike product lines, which we believe is a significant opportunity for FOX to further expand the penetration of our bike suspension …

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News: Bell Helmets Seeks Ambassadors for New Women’s Advocacy Program


Bell Helmets is at it again handing out serious swag, some advertising, a little “cash,” but more importantly, innovative mountain bike advocacy with their new Joy Ride Program. This time, instead of building trail, Bell turns the spotlight on women mountain bikers. “The Bell Joy Ride Program is designed to inspire and enable female mountain bikers with regular, structured, fun and …

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Breaking News: 1.5 Million Bikes from 17 Brands Recalled for Quick Release Issues


17 mountain bike brands are voluntarily recalling 1.5 million mountain bikes with quick releases. In these 1.5 million bikes, the quick release (QR) can open more than 180 degrees, thereby catching in the disc brake rotor. While obviously a bike should never be ridden with the QR open, I’ve personally had QRs work themselves loose on …

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Norco Launches New and Revamped Mountain Bikes


Norco had several new and updated mountain bikes on display at Interbike 2015. New for this year is a 27.5+ hardtail, dubbed the “Torrent 7.” The Torrent 7 is a budget-friendly hardtail, and is Norco’s first-ever “650B Plus trail mountain bike.” We’re referring to this new tire size as 27.5+, but regardless, this bike “is …

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IMBA Presents eMTB Study Findings at Bosch eBike Theatre


IMBA presented scientific findings from an inaugural study comparing the soil displacement of mountain bikes, eMTBs, and dirt bikes, at the Interbike E-Bike Theatre sponsored by Bosch, the industry leader in e-bike motor technology. This study was conducted in the fall of 2015. A specific test loop was used with a variety of different trail …

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Cannondale Launches New Fat CAAD Fat Bike with Fat-Specific Olaf Lefty, and Plus-Sized Bikes


I spotted some very interesting products tucked away in the shady corner of Cannondale’s booth at Outdoor Demo this year. Technically the info is already available on Cannondale’s website, but these new bikes include some interesting tech! Number one on this list is the Fat CAAD fat bike. Available in two build kits ($3,730 and …

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Surly Launches New Wednesday Fat Bike


Singletracks is at Interbike and Outdoor Demo this week checking out the latest and greatest mountain bikes and MTB products on the market. One of the first that we spotted at Outdoor Demo today was the new Wednesday fat bike from Surly. The Wednesday takes geometry cues from the Ice Cream Truck, with trail-ready geometry …

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