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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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Mark Cavendish’s top 5 sprinting tips

Whether you’re dashing toward the finish of a local criterium race or just trying to beat your buddies past the town line sign, you’ll need to have a good sprint. And who better to learn from than one of the best.

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Fezzari introduces $399 Simbi city bike

Features include an alloy frame with horizontal dropouts and split stay design for belt drive compatibility, mounts for front and rear racks, and a CNC machined alloy chainring to ensure a snug fit with the belt drive system.

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Trek opens School of Certified Service

In a sign of the times where bike shops must be more than just retail outlets, Trek has opened its new School of Certified Service.

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Kinetic offers unlimited in-app The Sufferfest streaming

The Sufferfest streaming subscription from Kinetic provides unlimited access to 28 training videos that target key objectives such as speed, climbing, and time trialing.

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Rotor reveals dual-sided 2INpower power meter

New 2INpower power meter measures power individually in each leg to provide data about balance and power output in part to illustrate where improvements can be made to pedaling performance.

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Riding a bike with a hidden motor

Hidden motors are big news in cycling. We now know that they have been used in at least one race and we suspect that they offer a huge advantage to those riders who use them.

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WTB Riddler 700c tires grow to 37mm and 45mm

New wider Riddler tires feature a fast rolling tread pattern consisting of a supportive, tightly spaced centerline to minimize rolling resistance, and tall outer knobs provide traction while cornering.

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Shimano launches new SORA R3000 and METREA U5000

Shimano has launched a pair of new groupsets, one with premium road technologies trickled down its line, and one for improved city riding.

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Get faster quicker with these five cycling training hacks

Generally speaking there are no shortcuts to becoming a better cyclist. If you want to go faster you need to put time in the saddle. Of course there are exceptions to every rule. Here are five clever training hacks.

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Foundry launches Flyover Ti cross bike, updates Overland

The Flyover is a Ti cyclocross bike features modular internal cable routing and abundant mud clearance, and has a 65mm bottom bracket drop that helps balance pedaling clearance and handling.

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