Tour Divide Racer Eddie O’Dea Has Raised Over $17,000 for High School MTB

Eddie O’Dea is an accomplished ultra endurance racer from Georgia who has set records in the Trans North Georgia, the Huracan 300, and other events. He’s currently racing the pinnacle of all bikepacking races–the Tour Divide–in an effort to raise money for the Georgia Interscholastic Cycling League (the Georgia branch of NICA). Assuming he completes the …

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New Cranks and 35mm DH Bars from Truvativ

Truvativ, one of the brands under the SRAM umbrella, recently launched a few new cranksets as well as a pair of DH-ready handlebars. Stylo The Stylo name has been in Truvativ’s line for years as their no-nonsense, workhorse XC/trail crankset. Truvativ is offering two versions of the refreshed Stylo: one in aluminum and one in carbon. …

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Pivot Unveils Their New 27.5 LES Hardtail: “World Cup Performance for Every Size Rider”

Pivot has just announced a new addition to their LES hardtail line, the LES 27.5. Previously the LES was only available with 29″ wheels, 27.5+, or 29+ and full-fat on the LES Fat. Now, you can get this lightweight race whip with the smaller wheel size. Pivot elaborates: The lightweight, carbon LES 27.5 exceeds previous …

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New 2018 Scott Genius Can Run 27.5″, 27.5+, and 29″ Tires – All on the Same Frame!

After testing the new Scott Spark last year in both the plus and 29er versions, I’ve been waiting eagerly for Scott to bring their new suspension linkage to the Genius platform… and they’ve done just that! Scott has just announced the revamped Genius, which also features a flip chip to switch from 27.5″ wheels to 29″ wheels, without …

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The 2018 Mongoose Teocalli Offers Bomber Build Kits for Reasonable Prices

Mongoose has just lifted the curtain on the drastically revamped Teocalli for model year 2018, and I traveled to their US headquarters in Madison, WI, to get the scoop. Not only do the new models of the Teocalli offer significantly upgraded component builds, but the frame has been improved as well. To begin, the new Teocalli frame …

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