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Silca SpeedBalance magnet offsets valve stem weight

Along with taking on the roll of a wheel magnet, the SpeedBalance utilizes four tungsten slugs that allow for custom wheel balancing of up to 10 grams to offset valve stem weight.

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Pivot updates do-it-all Vault dropbar bike

Whether you plan to throw down in gravel events, the local crit series, or at the next cyclocross race, Pivot says its newly updated Vault do-it-all dropbar bike is a great choice.

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Top 5 unwritten rules of professional cycling

In professional cycling there are the rules, and then there are the unwritten rules. We all know that you are not supposed to take EPO or put a motor in your bottom bracket. But it’s also bad form to attack through a feed zone or hold onto a “sticky” bottle for too long.

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Otso Cycles debuts CX-gravel steed, plus-fat hardtail

The crew from Wolf Tooth Components are getting into the bike building business, today launching Otso Cycles. The initial product line will include two bikes.

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How To: Inflate a bicycle tire

Pumping up the tires on your bike is a pretty basic skill. But like any skill, you need someone to show you how to do it the first time. So if you don’t know, don’t worry. You’ve come to the right place.

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Smith adds ChromaPop tech to interchangeable eyewear

The proprietary ChromaPop lenses are claimed to filter light at two specific wavelengths to eliminate color confusion to the brain while providing sharper, easier, and faster visual perception.

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6 best ways to greet a fellow cyclist

Whether overtaking or passing in a different direction, there’s no reason not to acknowledge other cyclists. But what’s the best way to say, hi? The gang from the Global Cycling Network offers these suggestions.

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Video: Team Sky meets mini Team Sky

Sometimes sports can get a little too serious. When that happens it’s often best to see things through the eye’s of a child. We promise this video of Team Sky riders meeting their mini clones will have you cracking up.

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Tour de France Retrospective: The year of the running man

Winner of his third Tour de France, Chris Froome wore the Yellow Jersey in controlling the competition beginning at the Bagnères-de-Luchon stage just until the Champs-Elysées. But the Briton had to deal with a host of new challengers and challenges. Here is a look back at the 2016 Tour de France.

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New Showers Pass Cloudcover waterproof bags

Oregon’s Showers Pass has unveiled a new line of Cloudcover Waterproof Bags designed to withstand the elements and provide unique functionality for year round cyclists.

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WTB expands road bike tire category with the new Exposure

New endurance/gravel tire from WTB comes in 700×30 and 700×34 sizes and is designed to strike a balance between fast pavement riding and all terrain capability.

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The Hot Roman Day When Doping Became Bad, a chapter from Spitting in the Soup

Spitting in the Soup explores how the deals made behind closed doors keep drugs in sports. The book unwinds the doping culture from the early days, when pills meant progress, and uncovers the complex relationships that underlie elite sports culture.

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Scicon and World Champion Peter Sagan introduce new signature series bike travel bag

New collaboration debuts the The Scicon AeroComfort 2.0 TSA bike bag with Peter Sagan insignia. Crafted not only for World Champions but for the traveling cycling enthusiast as well.

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Dr. Ferrari Was Right, a chapter from Spitting in the Soup

The new book Spitting in the Soup explores how the deals made behind closed doors keep drugs in sports. It unwinds the doping culture from the early days, when pills meant progress, and uncovers the complex relationships that underlie elite sports culture.

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New Shimano road and triathlon shoes

Shimano has expanded its line of road cycling shoes, adding the new Road Performance line to its already expansive footwear offerings. These new mid-tier priced kicks are designed for the needs of Gran Fondo and sportive riders seeking performance and comfort.

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New Jamis Nova cyclocross and Renegade gravel bikes

Jamis has offered up a sneak peak of what is to come for its model year 2017 bikes, lifting the lid on its revamped cyclocross and gravel-adventure bike line-ups.

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Peter Sagan’s secret training regimen

How did Peter Sagan become the cycling superstar he is? Hard training of course. But maybe not the kind of training when you think about your average pro bike racer.

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Shimano Dura Ace R9100 first ride review

Shimano made wholesale changes to its top-of-the-line Dura-Ace road group. But how do the new components perform on the road?

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Wilier’s new Cento10AIR cheats the wind

Aerodynamics, low weight, and ride quality were the primary design drivers for the new Wilier Cento10AIR aero road bike.

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Saris celebrates 42 years of American manufacturing

In honor of this long weekend’s 4th of July holiday, we wanted to give a shout out to Saris Cycling Group, a manufacturer of bicycle accessories that’s celebrating a long-held commitment to American manufacturing.

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Tour de France: 2016 course preview

The 2016 Tour de France kicks off Saturday, July 2, in Mont-Saint-Michel for a mostly flat 188km run to Utah Beach Sainte Marie-Du-Mont. Click through to see a video preview of the entire 2016 route.

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Video: What makes the Tour de France great

With the start of the 2016 Tour de France upon us, it’s time to recognize La Grande Boucle as a character unto itself. This video looks back on the Tour de France’s history with the most storied mechanic in cycling history, Julian DeVries.

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Tour de France Publicity Caravan: 12km long, 170 vehicles

Bike racing is the obvious main attraction at the Tour de France. But millions of fans also come out to see the spectacle that is the publicity caravan, a 12km long procession of sponsor floats that takes about 35 minutes to pass.

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Tech Tip: How to improve your gear shifting

Nobody likes a slow shifting bike. To keep thing running smooth — and quick — check out these five tips that will speed up your bike’s gear shifting.

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Giant adds disc brakes to TCR road bike lineup

The pro peloton may not be ready for disc brakes, but that’s not stopping the world’s largest bike maker from pushing on with the technology. Giant has rolled out a disc brake version of its popular TCR race bike, along with a new budget priced alloy every-rider bike.

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