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Niner Updates the Jet 9 RDO Trail Bike Geo, Still Squishing 120mm Rear Travel and a 130mm Fork

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The Kask Defender Offers Lightweight Full Face Head Protection [Review]

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Smash All the Trails with These Pedals and Shoes

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Kitsbow is Making Mountain Bike Apparel in the USA With Lean Manufacturing [Podcast #289]

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Best Deals on Mountain Bike Gloves

Gloves are an inexpensive accessory that can make a big difference in your ride. Check out these discounted and inexpensive pairs we found.
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Hello! New here

on May 14, 2021
Howdy! Just wanted to say hi and i'm new here. I ride a 2020/21 GT Aggressor Pro. New to mountain biking. Hope to find some...
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Armor? Pads? Anyone?

on Nov 23, 2016
Last year I had a bad wreck.  It was not an overly difficult section, but it was high consequence. I was slightly distracted for a...
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Riding in storms?

on May 14, 2021
How concerned are you all about riding in thunderstorms?  It will be mostly wooded at elevations of 6,000 - 7,500 feet.  I plan to start...
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26+ conversion to 27.5

on May 13, 2021
I am considering converting my wife's 26+ bike to 27.5....Trying to get a sense if this is guaranteed to work.   The current set up is...
1 REPLIES | Last reply 4 days ago

Help to identify bottom bracket type

on Feb 24, 2021
I have a Giant XTC SX. It’s quite old, I don’t know the year I got it second hand. I need to figure out the...
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