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Watteam PowerBeat add-on power meter launched

The exceedingly crowded power meter market recently added yet another player. The new Watteam PowerBeat is being billed as the “first add-on, professional-grade power meter.” Price for the device is $500.

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New PRO road wheels, bars, stems and seatpost

Shimano will always be best known for its drivetrains. But the Japanese cycling giant has also built a considerable presence in the component arena with its PRO line. That line-up expanded once again at the recently wrapped Eurobike trade show.

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Giro Chrono apparel line launched

On the eve of the Eurobike trade show in Germany, Giro has pulled back the curtain on its new Chrono line, a collection of high performance apparel for men and women.

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How To: Clean your bike helmet

Your helmet isn’t likely at the top of the list when it comes to periodic cycling gear maintenance. But this most valuable of articles does need a little TLC once in a while. Check out this video to learn more.

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Do disc brakes stop you faster than rim brakes?

Some riders absolutely love disc brakes. Others loathe them as unnecessary and even dangerous. But which are really better when it matters most. Check out this video to find out.

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How To: Align your saddle and handlebars

Do you hate it when your handlebars and saddle are not perfectly in alignment? Us, too. So how do you assure that everything lines up properly? Check out this video from the Global Cycling Network, which includes two easy-to-apply methods.

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Giant launches new line-up of road and MTB shoes

The world’s largest bike maker is getting into the shoe business. Giant is introducing a new line of performance footwear, featuring what it calls Motion Efficiency System.

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Motobecane introduces new SuperRoad line-up

On-line bike seller Bikes Direct has unveiled its 2016 line-up of Motebecane road bikes. Dubbed SuperRoad, the emphasis is on go-anywhere performance thanks to clearance for up to 700x45c (or 29×1.75″) tires.

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Iron Cowboy completes 50 “Ironmans” in 50 states in 50 days

Talk about your heavy summer workload. On July 25 in Utah, James “The Iron Cowboy” Lawrence completed his epic challenge, doing 50 “Ironman” distance triathlons in 50 consecutive days in 50 different states.

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Top 10 Rules Of The Tour de France

The Tour de France is in the books for another year. While you know Team Sky’s Chris Froome picked up his second yellow jersey triumph, you may not know all the rules that govern this great race.

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7 Bikes for 7 Wonders: Crater Lake

Every year, cyclists flock to the famed Oregon National Park intent on taking on the challenge of the ever-undulating 33-mile Rim Drive — and taking in the spectacular scenery along the way.

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Tour de France by the numbers: Riders burn caloric equivalent of 85,807 hamburgers

On the heels of the recently completed Tour de France, Dimension Data has released a cornucopia of numbers that help put this massive 21-day effort into clearer perspective. Find out what it’s really like to race a 3-week grand tour.

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How To: Maintain road bike disc brakes

Disc brakes are gaining increasing traction in the road bike world. But chances are at least some of you have little or no experience with their operation or maintenance. Here’s a rundown of some of the things you should — and shouldn’t — do to keep them working properly.

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7 Bikes for 7 Wonders: The Coast

Ahearne Cycles fat bike perfect for exploring Oregon’s ultra-scenic 363-mile coastline.

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7 Bikes for 7 Wonders: Columbia River Gorge

Scenic waterfalls cascading down steep cliffs, amazing long distance views, wine production, craft beer, and superb cycling are just a fraction of the Columbia River Gorge experience.

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Is the Tour De France ready for disc brakes?

It’s been several years since disc brakes emerged as a viable way to slow down road bikes. But the pro peloton continues to resist the new technology. Are their fears legitimate?

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Tech Talk: How do bikes stay upright?

Bicycles are one of the most efficient and versatile means of human powered transportation. But perhaps even more amazing is the fact that given the right circumstances, bicycles can stay upright all by themselves. Check out this video from Minute Physics to find out how.

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7 Bikes for 7 Wonders: The Wallowas

Spectacular and varied terrain with Old West heritage offers myriad cycling possibilities.

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Tour de France 2015: Stage 5 carnage, crashes and sprints

It was another wild (and this time wet and windy) day at the Tour de France. Here’s an inside look at some of the chaotic carnage.

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Bell Gage helmet now equipped with MIPS

Multi-directional impact protection system designed to lower rotational forces on the head in the instance of an impact.

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Photo Gallery: Moots Ranch Rally in Steamboat Springs

Charitable event shows off great cycling opportunities in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, and raises $5000 for local Community Agriculture Alliance.

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Video: Jens Voigt races Zwift Island

He’s won stages at the Tour de France and Giro d’Italia. He broke the world hour record. He popularized the saying “shut up legs.” But can German Jens Voigt win the battle on Zwift Island?

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7 Bikes for 7 Wonders: Painted Hills

Pedaling along the winding roads that traverse Oregon’s Painted Hills is like riding back in time. And now you could own the perfect bike for this colorful adventure.

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Dangerous driver faces attempted murder charges

California man with long rap sheet is suspected of intentionally hitting cyclists with his car.

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Top 10 riders to watch at the Tour de France

The world’s greatest bike race kicks off Saturday, when the 2016 Tour de France gets rolling in the Netherlands. Here are the 10 riders you need to keep an eye on.

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