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    Opinion: Do we really need 29-inch DH bikes?

    Posted by Josh Palmer | about 2 hours ago

    29er downhill bikes are beginning to top podiums in World Cup DH races. BikeRoar ponders if 29" DH bikes are necessary and considers benefits and d...

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    Riding technical terrain

    Posted by Mark Orton | 6 days ago

    How to ride more difficult, technical terrain and deal with new, unfamiliar situations. Skills that apply to mountain bike riding and carry over to...

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    Support bike-related causes on Giving Tuesday

    Posted by Anthony Morrow | 16 days ago

    If you're feeling the bike love, help spread it by donating to a cycling-related charitable organization this #GivingTuesday or any day. Here's our...

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    Why buy local? Supporting your local bike shop

    Posted by Christian Woodcock | 19 days ago

    Online shopping is here to stay, but there's more to the buying experience than just clicking deals. Give your local bike shop a visit, pick up a s...

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    Big box store bought bikes fail basic safety checks

    Posted by Christian Woodcock | 25 days ago

    Where are you buying your new bike this Christmas? If it is from a big box or supermarket retailer, take care! The quality of build may be poor and...

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    Together We Rise: bicycles making a difference

    Posted by Anthony Morrow | about 1 month ago

    Distance, dangerous routes, and cultural expectations stand between many girls and their education. Bicycles empower them to rise above barriers an...

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    Understanding Red Bull Rampage

    Posted by Anthony Morrow | about 2 months ago

    Mountain biking's biggest freeride competition is a challenge of skills and nerve in some of the gnarliest terrain on earth. See what riders are up...

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    Bike medics speed to help at airport

    Posted by Anthony Morrow | about 2 months ago

    LAX airport and the Los Angeles fire department are turning to bicycle medics to quickly respond to and aid injured travelers and workers.

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    What makes a good cycling jacket?

    Posted by Josh Palmer | 2 months ago

    Jacket quality affects ride quality, whether you set out in rain or simply get caught out in some. BikeRoar helps you understand what makes a good ...

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    Foam tire inserts and the future of MTB wheels

    Posted by Josh Palmer | 2 months ago

    More and more mountain bikers are considering foam tire inserts. We test and compare different types to find out if they deliver on tire, rim, and ...

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    SRAM recalls Avid Single Digit 7 bicycle brakes

    Posted by Anthony Morrow | 2 months ago

    SRAM Avid SD7 rim brakes are being voluntarily recalled because they may fail and present a crash and injury risk. Check to see if your bike or bra...

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    Clipless vs. flat pedals and shoes for MTB

    Posted by Marcus Speed | 2 months ago

    Riders often debate the necessity of clips versus the utility of flats for mountain biking. BikeRoar breaks down the benefits to help you decide ho...

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    Interbike 2017

    Posted by Anthony Morrow | 3 months ago

    Here's a collection of photos, info, and commentary on all the bike stuff we saw and found interesting at the industry trade show's last year in La...

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    The Four-Season Commuter

    Posted by Jack Sweeney | 3 months ago

    Tips from an experienced bike commuter to overcome some of the regular challenges and surprises of commuting by bicycle through all of nature's sea...

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    TowWhee Kids Bike Tow Strap - Ridden and Reviewed

    Posted by Marcus Speed | 3 months ago

    We review the TowWhee bicycle tow strap — a purpose-built bungee system that allows your child to join you on fun rides, even uphill or long ones, ...

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    10 ways to survive magpie season in Australia

    Posted by Christian Woodcock | 3 months ago

    Why does nearly every animal in Australia try to maim or kill you? To cyclists, the spring magpie season is no joking matter. Here's how to survive.

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    Oakley Prizm System Jawbreaker Sunglasses Review - Do They Work?

    Posted by Josh Palmer | 4 months ago

    We review Oakley Prizm lens technology for cycling and an answer if the enhanced-contrast lenses work and if the Jawbreaker glasses are worth buying.

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    How to choose the best tires for mountain biking

    Posted by Christian Woodcock | 4 months ago

    There are many factors to be aware of when choosing the best tires for your mountain bike. We help make the decision easier with these explanations...

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    Niner releases new RLT 9 and AIR 9 models, new color and build options

    Posted by Anthony Morrow | 4 months ago

    Niner brings back the RLT 9 aluminum gravel bike and the AIR 9 aluminum hardtail mountain bike and also announces new colors and build options.

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    Ridden and Reviewed: Marin Hawk Hill

    Posted by Josh Palmer | 4 months ago

    Marin's budget Hawk Hill is a welcome contrast to bikes costing more and more. We put it through its paces and see how this low-cost trail bike del...

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