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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Foes Racing USA and Timberline Cycles Unleash the new “Mixer”

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Foes and Timberline are at it again, innovating in the name of performance.  Their latest creation is the new Mixer, which sports a 27.5 in the rear and a 29er up front.  While the 69er phenomenon proved to be short lived, Foes and Timberline believe they’ve now found the truly best mix for performance across …

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Borealis Releases All-New Carbon Crestone and Alloy Flume Fat Bikes

The all-new Borealis Crestone

Ahead of Interbike this year, Borealis has announced the release of two all-new models: the carbon Crestone and alloy Flume. Crestone The new Crestone was constructed with a closed-mold to produce a bombproof carbon fiber frame. With new geometry and this new carbon construction, Borealis claims that the Crestone is built to handle aggressive riders …

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Yeti Announces Limited Edition 30th Anniversary SB6c, Along with Redesigned SB6c Chassis

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Yeti has just announced a newly-redesigned SB6c frame, featuring a new carbon front triangle, Boost 148-compatible rear end, and internal cable routing. To showcase this redesign, Yeti is releasing a limited run of 250 custom SB6c rigs, which also commemorate their 30th anniversary. This limited edition will feature a “yellow-and-turquoise finish. . .[and] custom paint, …

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