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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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More of the best new tools from Interbike 2016

Trade show season is done and we’ve gotten a look at loads of cool new tools. Here is part 2 of our expansive photo gallery for the home mechanic.

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Best new tools and more from Interbike 2016

Between Eurobike and Interbike, we’ve seen a number of cool new products aimed at mechanics. If you like getting your hands dirty, you’ll love this mega gallery.

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Best bikes from Interbike 2016

There are literally thousands of bikes on display each year at Interbike. But that doesn’t mean you can’t play favorites. Watch this video to see the top choices from the crew at the Global Cycling Network.

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Interbike 2016: Weird, wacky, and wonderful

We scoured the floor of Interbike for the latest and greatest. Along the way, we saw some interesting things.

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5 Essential Workshop Tools For Cyclists

Snap poll. If you could only have five tools to keep your bikes running smoothly, what would they be? Here’s one answer.

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Cervélo set to launch S3 Disc road bike

Free from the constraints of rim brakes, Cervélo’s new S3 Disc has been engineered to be stiffer and more aerodynamic than its rim-brake counterpart.

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Wahoo updates KICKR smart trainer

Riding indoors will never be as good as being outside. But if you must suffer through trainer sessions, Wahoo’s recently revised KICKR smart trainer is not a bad way to go.

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Woman sets world speed record on bicycle at 147 mph

California cyclist Denise Mueller set a women’s world speed record Saturday at Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats, hitting 147 miles per hour while pedaling a highly specialized bike behind a pace car.

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5 Ways To Make Your (Current) Road Bike Faster

How fast you go on your bike mainly comes down to fitness. But there are also ways to get faster that don’t require more intervals or expensive component upgrades.

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Peter Sagan VIP Charity Ride in California

The Peter Sagan VIP Charity Ride is coming to Westlake Village, California, November 18-20. One of the greatest talents on two-wheels, one of the most likable personalities in the pro peloton, and the man who is more stylish than anyone in “green” is coming to SoCal for an intimate weekend of cycling, dining, and good times.

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Coros introduces LINX smart cycling helmet

Coros Wearables has launched the LINX, a smart cycling helmet that uses bone conduction technology in lieu of ear buds to let riders safely listen to their music, receive calls, communicate with other bikers and more with full awareness of cars and their immediate surroundings.

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Atomik Carbon expands road line with disc brake models

After making its paved debut with three tubeless-ready carbon clincher wheels with the Aero-U profile, Atomik Carbon now have 38mm and 50mm disc models available.

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How do power meters work?

These handy devices provide real time measurement of the work you are doing on the bike, and they’re exceptionally useful training tools and a great way to pace yourself during long sustained efforts. But how do they actually work?

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SRAM Red eTap HRD drivetrain debuts at Eurobike

Among the biggest announcements at last week’s Eurobike trade show was SRAM’s unveiling of a disc brake version of its Red eTap wireless electronic drivetrain.

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Garneau DreamFactory delivers trifecta of customization

Canadian company earns recognition for its DreamFactory Trilogy Concept, which allows consumers to customize bikes, apparel, and helmet.

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ENVE introduces Smart ENVE System 4.5 AR Disc

New carbon disc wheels are aerodynamically claimed to be optimized for use with wider tires.

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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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