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Video: Cross Crusade at Barton Park

The 2016 Cross Crusade recently wrapped up at the always popular, yet somewhat notorious Barton Park venue. Despite the rugged, bleak nature of the landscape, and the heightened challenges of the course, racers love the place.

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VOORMI doubles down on commitment to local economies

In a move that’s both a sign of the times for tradeshows and perhaps an indication of a growing movement toward more local manufacturing, outdoor apparel maker VOORMI has announced a significant expansion of on-site manufacturing capabilities at the company’s hometown headquarters in Pagosa Springs, Colorado.

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide: The best presents for cyclists

The most wonderful time of the year is here — and that means it’s holiday shopping season. But instead of battling the flat screen-buying masses at Walmart, turn your attention to the two-wheeled world.

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide: Books for bikers

We learned a long time ago that reading is fundamental — and in this case the emphasis is truly on fun. Here are a half dozen cycling book gift ideas for the cyclist in your life.

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Voters support bike riding, approve $4.7 billion in funding

Not matter your feelings about the outcome of the recent elections, there was some definitively positive news for cyclists. According to two-wheeled advocacy organization PeopleForBikes, voters came out in force to support bike riding.

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New Moots Routt RSL ready for adventure

Incorporating technology such as a 3D printed titanium dropout featuring a flat mount disc brake mount, a 142×12 thru-axle, as well as Moots’ RSL internally butted tube set is designed to ensure a lightweight, stiff, and durable frame.

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Strava brings Beacon safety feature to Garmin devices

Beacon allows Strava users to share their real-time location with select safety contacts, offering peace of mind for them as well as their friends and family. That feature is now available to athletes using select Garmin devices.

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Can you guess these WorldTour rider impersonations?

Peter Sagan’s riding style is unmistakable, but can you guess the other nine riders depicted in this video?

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Video: Cross Crusade at Heron Lakes

Here’s the latest in the River City Cycles Cross Crusade film series, this time coming at you from the Portland International Raceway on the Heron Lakes Course.

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Snēk Cycling introduces new winter caps

Winter cycling season is almost upon us, and that means you’re going to need some warmth-trapping head wear. These two new caps might be the answer.

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Zipp launches ‘game changing’ 454 NSW carbon clincher

Zipp is trying to reinvent the wheel — literally. This week the Indianapolis-based wheel maker that’s owned by SRAM launched its new NSW 454 carbon clincher wheels that are a radical departure from traditional wheel shapes.

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5 Ways To Keep You And Your Bike Safe

Don’t become grill meat. Instead stay safe on the bike and off it with these quick tips.

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Video: Halloween Cross Oregon style

The Cross Crusade cyclocross series began in Portland back in 1993. Over the years it’s hosted events across the region, including popular courses in Bend, Oregon. The Halloween double-race weekend in Bend is now a tradition with intense racing on Saturday, and a just-as-intense-but-costumed-to-the-max racing on Sunday.

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Why Cycles R+ adventure bike first ride review

This bike represents the coalescence of current bike industry trends: 1x set-up, fat tires, new wheel size. But how did it ride?

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5 Essential Winter Training Skills

Cycling through the winter throws up many challenges. Here are five skills you need when the weather gets nasty.

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How to install tubeless cyclocross tires

For racing cyclocross nothing beats the supple feel of tubular tires. But for many amateur riders the hassle of gluing tires — and then being locked into one tread choice — isn’t worth the small performance gains. Enter tubeless set-ups.

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Cross Crusade Video: Hero dirt — and mud soup

The worst storm in 50 years was predicted for the weekend and it put everyone on edge in the days leading up to the races.

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World Road Champs: 10 pictures tell the story

The 2016 UCI World Road Championships wrapped up Sunday in Doha, Qatar, with Slovakian Peter Sagan pulling off a momentous second straight win. That triumph punctuated a big week for bike maker Specialized, which scored nine podium placings, including six golds.

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Best of Interbike 2016

Who knows exactly how many products we see during the three-day Interbike trade show. But some just stand out more than others. Here are 20 of our absolute favorites.

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Video: Cyclocross in all its muddy, Oregon goodness

Want to know what cyclocross should look like? Check out this video pulled together by the crew at Portland’s River City Cycles from the season opening races at Cross Crusade Alpenrose Dairy. It’s ’cross racing in all its muddy, Oregon goodness.

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How much off-season rest do you need?

The cycling season is drawing to a close, days are getting shorter, and there are less events to enter. If you’re a pro this is the time of year to take some time off. But what if you’re not a member of Team Sky?

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Just in time for Ironman, ENVE unveils SES 7.8 aero wheels

Dubbed its fastest and most advanced wheelset, the 7.8’s front wheel is 72mm deep, 29mm wide external.

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BMC launches revamped Timemachine TT bike

With the Ironman World Championships set for this weekend in Hawaii, BMC has launched a new version of its Timemachine time trial bike that is tailor-made for triathletes.

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Best new smart bike tech from Interbike 2016

From wireless electronic shifting drivetrains, to smart helmets, to head units that seamlessly interface with our phones, the way we ride our bikes is more and more influenced by gizmos and gadgets.

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Another round of weird and wacky from Interbike

One of the best things about Interbike is all the off-the-wall product you encounter in the halls of the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Press play and then decide if you see the next big thing or… not so much.

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