Diamondback steps up road presence with Optum Team sponsorship

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Diamondback—a brand more known for BMX leathers than skinsuits—steps up their road game announcing sponsorship of the Optum Pro Cycling team.

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Video: A remarkable ride through the Rockies

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16,000 feet of climbing. 230 miles. 15 hours on the bike. Four grueling passes. Two crossings of the Continental Divide. One amazing journey.

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From the Arctic Circle to Africa: A True Cycling Adventure

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In 2013, Reza Pakravan pedaled 11,000 miles from the Arctic Circle to southernmost Africa. The journey took 102 days — or roughly 107 miles per day for more than three months. Find out how he did it.

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Bicycle Blue Book Used Bike Buying Behavior Survey

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RoadBikeReview partner, Bicycle Blue Book is interested in your feedback, through the following survey. Fill it in for a chance to win your choice of a Giant Propel Advanced 1 road bike or Anthem Advanced 27.5 1 mountain bike.

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U.S. Cyclocross Nationals: Snow Falling, Beer Flowing

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Need another reason to get excited about this week’s U.S. cyclocross national championships in Boulder, Colorado? We have two: snow and beer!

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Course Preview: U.S. Cyclocross National Championships

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With just 10 days until America’s best cyclocross racers descend on Boulder, Colorado, to decide who will carry the mantle of U.S. national champion in 2014, the course at Valmont Bike Park has taken shape.

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Gear of the Year: Top Product Picks From 2013

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Lots of great products passed through RoadBikeReview’s on-the-road test lab. Nothing was utterly revolutionary, but there was plenty to get excited about. Here are some (but certainly not all) of our favorites.

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Factory Tour: Inside Pearl Izumi’s New HQ Building

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Best Christmas present you can give a company? How about a brand new 55,000-square foot state-of-the art building complete with a fitness room, locker room, showers, and expansive indoor bike storage.

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Video: Top 10 Tips For Buying Kids Bikes

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The holidays are here and what better gift is there than buying your young one a bike. A bike is often a child’s first sense of freedom and independence. So get them a bike that fits and get them on the path to a cycling lifestyle.

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Martyn Ashton’s Road Bike Party 2 Video Released

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Just three months after suffering a severe spinal injury, trials rider extraordinaire Martyn Ashton has released the second Road Bike Party video. This amazing 6-minute compilation of jaw-dropping stunts further bends the rules of what one can do on a road bike, say for instance ride up a tree or jump a tennis court net.

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Pro Tips: CX Star Jeremy Powers On Cold Weather Riding

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Jeremy Powers knows a little something about riding in the cold. As one of America’s top cyclocross racers, the Team Rapha-Focus rider earns his paycheck battling competitors — and the elements

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Factory Tour: Ridley Bikes Belgian Headquarters (Video)

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Who manufactured seven of the last 11 men’s elite cyclocross world champions’ bikes, plus all the bikes for the Lotto-Belisol WorldTour team? Belgium’s Ridley Bikes, of course. Take a step inside the bike maker’s headquarters.

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Q&A: Shimano Road Product Manager Dave Lawrence

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Find out what this 25-year Shimano veteran thinks of disc brakes for road bikes, how he’ll use them, and how they can be improved.

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SF Bike Expo November 16, 2013 – Free Entry

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The 6th Annual SF Bike Expo is coming up Saturday November 16 at the Cow Palace. Vendor expo, bike club hang-out and big swap meet for cyclists of all flavors. Check it out.

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Roadbikereview Contest – Win a pair of Smith Optics Pivlock V90 Sunglasses

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Write a Review and be eligible to Win a Free Pair of Smith Pivlock V90 Sunglasses! In a continued effort to keep RoadBikeReview the leading resource in bike, parts, & gear reviews, we are holding a review writing contest.

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The Best Bike Tools You’ve Never Heard Of: A Profile of Brett Flemming and Efficient Velo Tools

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Despite localized fame and industry notice, EVT flies under the radar with the bike buying public, somewhat by design. While Park Tool happily sells to consumers as well as shops, Flemming prefers to focus on the professional market.

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Pro Bike: Lars van der Haar’s Giant TCX Advanced

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Take a closer look at the disc brake-equipped bike that made cyclocross history last weekend in the Netherlands.

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Mongoose Maurice and Maurice FS Fixies

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Check out the Mongoose Maurice and Maurice FS fixies spotted at the recent Dew Tour action sports event in San Francisco. These bikes are available direct to consumers via their website, like all Mongoose bicycles.

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Top Cycling Destination: Asheville, North Carolina

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Mountains, microbreweries, and a plethora of amazing roads await you in a place affectionately known as the Portland of the east. Bring your bike and get ready to experience one of the country’s best kept road cycling secrets.

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Feature: Former Trek Exec Seeking New Ride as Wisconsin Governor

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Touting job growth, economic development, and a spirit of pragmatic cooperation, former Trek Bicycle Corporation executive Mary Burke officially threw her helmet in the ring for the 2014 Wisconsin governor’s race.

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Cross, Gravel or Road Bikes: Which Is Best For Riding Dirt?

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With gravel bikes and gravel’centric events like Dirty Kanzaa and Crushar in the Tushar rapidly growing in popularity, which type of bike is best for getting off pavement?

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Interview: Black Cat Bicycles’ Todd Ingermanson

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You can instantaneously recognize a Black Cat bike from a distance because of its amazing paint job, but it’s up close where you see the real magic. RoadBikeReview sat down with Todd Ingermanson to pick the brain behind this marriage of form and function.

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Freewheeling: Racing Amateur Cyclocross in Belgium

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What’s it like to jump into the proverbial lion’s den that is racing amateur cyclocross in Belgium? Our author went across the pond to find out. Among the discoveries: it’s colder, muddier and a lot more serious. But the Belgians also have better beer.

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Dura-Ace 9000: Mechanical, Evolved

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For Shimano Fans Who Can’t or Don’t Want to Make the Leap to Electronic Shifting, Dura-Ace 9000 Brings Choicest New Features to Primo Mechanical Group.

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Feature: Destination Santa Cruz, CA

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You like mind bending climbs. You like thrilling descents. You like to ride on pavement and you like to ride on dirt. If you answered yes, yes, and yes please, then Santa Cruz, CA should be at the top of your cycling vacation list.

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