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Atomik Carbon rolls out premium road wheels

High-end carbon-fiber component manufacturer Atomik Carbon is hitting the pavement with a line of premium road wheels.

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Strava introduces live segments for iPhone and Android

Live segments offer real-time audio cues and visuals of an athlete’s current effort on a segment, along with their personal record, and proximity to the person at the top of the leaderboard.

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CycleOps unveils Hammer smart trainer

The notion of what is an indoor trainer and what it can do is ever evolving. Once simple machines, the new generation of training devices are literally becoming smarter and smarter. The new CycleOps Hammer is no exception.

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AbsoluteBlack launches budget friendly oval rings

The new elliptical chainrings share all the same features and functionality with the U.K.-based company’s premium line, but have less machining, which makes them both easier to clean and less expensive.

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Roadies vs. Mountain Bikers: Who can do a better wheelie?

Two videos, one goal: Find out who can do a better wheelie — roadies or mountain bikers? The answer would seem obvious (the fat tire riders of course), but it’s still pretty entertaining to see them face off.

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How to make your road bike last longer

Bikes can be expensive to replace. Maximize your bike’s lifespan with these tips.

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Brompton World Championship storm Sea Otter Classic

The famed Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca swapped leathers and superbikes for suit jackets and folding bikes, as it played host to the Brompton World Championship.

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Challenge Team Edition S cyclocross tubulars revamped

Working in conjunction with its stable of sponsored elite athletes, Challenge has developed a new Team Edition S tubular tire line.

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Moots releases Vamoots RSL limited edition road bike

In honor of its 35th anniversary, Moots Cycles has unveiled the Vamoots RSL limited edition road. Only 50 of these specially painted road bikes will be built by the Colorado-based expert in all things titanium.

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Amazing on-bike video footage goes inside Paris-Roubaix

There is nothing in sport that quite measures up to the chaos and carnage that is Paris-Roubaix. And outside of riding the race yourself, there’s no better way to understand the madness then to go along for a virtual ride.

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Top 10 most incredible cycling world records

From the highest bunny-hop to the longest wheelie, here are the top 10 most unbelievable feats achieved on two wheels.

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Saris offering bike rack trade-in at Sea Otter Classic

Wisconsin-based bike rack maker Saris is offering a trade-in deal at the upcoming Sea Otter Classic in Monterey, California, from April 14-17.

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Tom Boonen talks Hell of the North

Last year, injury slowed Belgian great Tom Boonen. But the legendary classics specialist is back in fighting form and this weekend will be chasing his fifth Paris-Roubaix title on the rough cobblestones of Northern France. Press play to find out what motivates Boonen.

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Top 10 most powerful people in cycling

When it comes to bike racing there are two kinds of power, the kind displayed out on the open road and the kind of power exerted behind the scenes. Here are cycling’s 10 most powerful backroom dealers.

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Omata debuts analog GPS speedometer for bikes

Modern technology meets classic design in this unique take on the handlebar-mounted GPS speedometer that just launched on Kickstarter.

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New Trek Domane SLR features adjustable rear decoupler

Building on what is already the company’s most popular road bike platform, Trek has unveiled the new Domane SLR with an adjustable IsoSpeed rear decoupler that allows fine tuning for terrain and a rider’s vertical compliance preference.

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Top 5 weirdest road bikes of all time

Bike design has always been a bastion of creativity, some of it contemporary, some downright crazy. These five off-the-wall two-wheeled creations fall squarely in the coocoo camp.

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Polar Bottle launches ZipStream self-sealing cap

After extensive testing on the trails and roads surrounding its Boulder, Colorado, offices, Polar Bottle has unveiled its brand new ZipStream self-sealing cap.

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Shimano expands hydraulic disc brake offerings

The new Tiagra shift/brake lever is designed to be ergonomically pleasing for multiple hand sizes.

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Brooks celebrates 150th anniversary with beautiful bikes

Brooks England is celebrating its 150th anniversary by enlisting some of the world’s best bike builders to create various interpretations of a “Brooks Bicycle.”

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Snēk Cycling Vital Case carries phone, cash and tools

Kickstarter is often an incubator for interesting new cycling-related products. Count the new Snēk Cycling Vital Case in that category.

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Crushing a carbon frame in a trash compactor

What happens to a bike frame when it’s damaged and the customer opts for a new replacement frame? Check out this video from Art’s Cyclery, where in order to get credit for the old frame, the damaged one must be destroyed.

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Being Peter Sagan: World champ talks life, love, classics

In the new documentary web series “I am Specialized”, Big Red S film makers were granted intimate access to the daily routines and lives of some of the world’s top professional road racers while leading up to the most critical races of their 2016 seasons.

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SRAM recalls Zipp 88 Hubs, some Zipp QRs

Component maker SRAM has issued recalls for wheels featuring the Zipp 88v6, 88v7, or 88v8 aluminum front hub, and some Zipp quick releases.

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Most interesting new products from Taipei Cycle Show

With the heart of another cycling season coming on quickly, it’s time to take a look at some of the new gear that will help shape the year to come.

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