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Riding Our Bikes Through Reinesfjellet, Norway

It’s 10:30 p.m. on Day 5. It’s just getting dark and our group is (kind of) lost on Reinesfjellet, the biggest sea of granite I have ever ridden through. In front of us, the...

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Review: Deuter Trans Alpine Pro 26L backpack

I’m a sucker for bags. Every time a new design comes out, I am bright-eyed at the idea of some new way to get my life together, finally organize all my hopes, dreams and...

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Review: Santa Cruz Hightower CC

Tester: Phil McKeegan Age: 42 Height: 5’11”, Weight: 160 lbs., Inseam: 32” Price: $2,899 frame; complete bikes from $4,599; $6,499 (tested) Sizes: M, L (tested), XL More info: Santa Cruz Bicycles Santa Cruz was...

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Review: Pivot Switchblade Pro XT/XTR 1x

Tester: John Anderson Age: 43 Height: 5’11” Weight: 165 lbs. Inseam: 32” At first glance, the Pivot Switchblade doesn’t seem to be much different than bikes with similar travel numbers and 29/27plus wheel compatibility....

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7 DIY Bike Wheel Truing Stands

Truing wheels aren’t the same as building wheels. Similar equipment is used, but when building is more labor-intensive and requires some specialized stuff. Truing up an already-built wheel, however, doesn’t have to be scary...

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8 Do It Yourself – DIY Bike Repair Stands

Lately I’ve been eyeballing some repair stands and contemplating building my own. I don’t have a real garage, just a carport with a small attached shop area. The shop area has a workbench, but...

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13 Ways To Get Bike Grease Out Of Clothes

If you’re anything like me, it’s a rare day of bike commuting that doesn’t add a small dot of road grime or bike grease on your khaki pants, white shirt, etc. Grease is tough...