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Can you guess these WorldTour rider impersonations?

Peter Sagan’s riding style is unmistakable, but can you guess the other nine riders depicted in this video?

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Video: Cross Crusade at Heron Lakes

Here’s the latest in the River City Cycles Cross Crusade film series, this time coming at you from the Portland International Raceway on the Heron Lakes Course.

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Snēk Cycling introduces new winter caps

Winter cycling season is almost upon us, and that means you’re going to need some warmth-trapping head wear. These two new caps might be the answer.

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Zipp launches ‘game changing’ 454 NSW carbon clincher

Zipp is trying to reinvent the wheel — literally. This week the Indianapolis-based wheel maker that’s owned by SRAM launched its new NSW 454 carbon clincher wheels that are a radical departure from traditional wheel shapes.

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5 Ways To Keep You And Your Bike Safe

Don’t become grill meat. Instead stay safe on the bike and off it with these quick tips.

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Video: Halloween Cross Oregon style

The Cross Crusade cyclocross series began in Portland back in 1993. Over the years it’s hosted events across the region, including popular courses in Bend, Oregon. The Halloween double-race weekend in Bend is now a tradition with intense racing on Saturday, and a just-as-intense-but-costumed-to-the-max racing on Sunday.

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Why Cycles R+ adventure bike first ride review

This bike represents the coalescence of current bike industry trends: 1x set-up, fat tires, new wheel size. But how did it ride?

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5 Essential Winter Training Skills

Cycling through the winter throws up many challenges. Here are five skills you need when the weather gets nasty.

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How to install tubeless cyclocross tires

For racing cyclocross nothing beats the supple feel of tubular tires. But for many amateur riders the hassle of gluing tires — and then being locked into one tread choice — isn’t worth the small performance gains. Enter tubeless set-ups.

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Cross Crusade Video: Hero dirt — and mud soup

The worst storm in 50 years was predicted for the weekend and it put everyone on edge in the days leading up to the races.

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World Road Champs: 10 pictures tell the story

The 2016 UCI World Road Championships wrapped up Sunday in Doha, Qatar, with Slovakian Peter Sagan pulling off a momentous second straight win. That triumph punctuated a big week for bike maker Specialized, which scored nine podium placings, including six golds.

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Best of Interbike 2016

Who knows exactly how many products we see during the three-day Interbike trade show. But some just stand out more than others. Here are 20 of our absolute favorites.

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Video: Cyclocross in all its muddy, Oregon goodness

Want to know what cyclocross should look like? Check out this video pulled together by the crew at Portland’s River City Cycles from the season opening races at Cross Crusade Alpenrose Dairy. It’s ’cross racing in all its muddy, Oregon goodness.

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How much off-season rest do you need?

The cycling season is drawing to a close, days are getting shorter, and there are less events to enter. If you’re a pro this is the time of year to take some time off. But what if you’re not a member of Team Sky?

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Just in time for Ironman, ENVE unveils SES 7.8 aero wheels

Dubbed its fastest and most advanced wheelset, the 7.8’s front wheel is 72mm deep, 29mm wide external.

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BMC launches revamped Timemachine TT bike

With the Ironman World Championships set for this weekend in Hawaii, BMC has launched a new version of its Timemachine time trial bike that is tailor-made for triathletes.

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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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