Scott Shows Off Spark 700 with Advanced Electronic Integration at Sea Otter 2015

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We’ve seen electronic integration on drivetrain and suspension components from many companies, but the new Scott Spark XC race bike, dubbed the “Scott Spark 700 Ultimate Di2,” comes stock with the most electronic support I’ve seen yet. Even without electronic help, Scott was one of the few brands that really supported simultaneous control of the …

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Five2Ride: Mountain Bike Trails in Washington


Washington state is chock full of amazing mountain bike trails, though unfortunately (or fortunately, if you’re a local) Washington’s northern neighbor British Columbia seems to get all the mountain bike tourism love. But travelers would be wise to consider all the excellent mountain biking opportunities Washington has to offer, including two IMBA Epics (Skookum Flats …

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Video: Bell Built Contestant: Urban Wilderness Gravity Trail, Knoxville, TN

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The Urban Wilderness is… well… wilderness adjacent to “urbanness.” Knoxville, TN, to be exact. Aside from being a very cheesy opening statement, it is the proximity of the 1,000-acre Urban Wilderness just minutes from a town of over 180,000 people that makes this project so unique. Granted there are other projects showcasing trail systems in-town, …

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