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Tech Day: Santa Cruz V10C – part #3

Santa Cruz V10C

Last week we started our bike maintenance on the Santa Cruz V10C. Let’s start the next step! 1. Wheels: Dirty wheels were placed directly in the truing stand where they were cleaned and centered as much as possible. The rear rim contains many dents and it will never be straight, so work …

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First Impressions: TSG Advance

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If there’s one thing that all freeriders and gravity riders need to be doing, it’s protecting their head. Nowadays, it seems like every bigger bike company out there has a line of helmets and almost all push for  innovation in one form or another.  While the TSG Advance may look …

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Santa Cruz V10C – bike maintenance – part #2

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Last week we start our bike maintenance. Let’s start next step! Cleaning and lubrication 1. Drivetrain: It’s good to have Cleaning should use the appropriate agents, eg. extraction naphtha. You should also obtain the most ordinary toothbrush, which, thanks to a fairly long hair and small size allows for thorough …

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POC Coron – First Look – photo/video

POC Coron

The POC Coron. It’s clean, straight-forward, elegant and interesting. Fans of a clean, sterile look will like the Coron from the first touch (or look). Is this a good thing? We’re not sure, but I can be sure of one thing – this solution, to call it that, hits home. …

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Find your stolen bike – TrackR

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We all hate bike thieves. Unfortunately most of the stolen bikes never get found. Of course you can prevent that by being extra careful, buying extra good locks, keeping your bike in your flat or even in your bedroom if you feel extra paranoid but it only limits the chance …

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SRAM Eagle 1×12 drivetrain in practise – first ride review!

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  The first thing you notice about SRAM’s new Eagle 1×12 drivetrain is that it doesn’t feel much (if at all) different from the popular 1×11 systems most of us are already used to. Assuming proper rear derailleur adjustment, shifting is rapid and precise, each push of the shift lever …

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Giant updates carbon & Maestro suspension for 2017! Better women Liv line MTBs!

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Giant’s 2017 lineup is trickling out, first with the new gravel-ready TCX Advanced SX Disc. Next comes the completely revamped Liv women’s lineup that not only shows off Advanced level carbon frames across the entire range, but also new carbon manufacturing tech and suspension designs that carry over to the …

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Designed by Riders – New TSG Bike Apparel

New TSG Bike Apparel

When you’ve got riders like Amir Kabbani and Jonas Janssen on your team, it’s easy to launch a new collection of gear! Check out the new TSG Bike Apparel launch for Summer 2016, featuring some great beats and some sick riding! What could be a super cheesy video lookbook turned …

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Shaving weight with Stan’s Bravo Wheels

Stan's Bravo Wheels

Carbon here, carbon there, carbon everywhere! This brand new set of Stan’s Bravo Wheels is the latest addition to the carbon family, and they’re designed for Trail, All-Mountain and Enduro Racing. Stan’s Bravo Wheels use what Stan’s calls ‘Radial Impact Absorbing Carbon Technology (RiACT)’, which is said to be three times stiffer …

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