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Bad-Ass Bikes, Back-to-Back-to-Back: 2013 Trek Remedy 9 vs. 2013 Santa Cruz Tallboy LTc

March 11, 2013 Cycling and Sports Technology Reports

How do refined bikes, 10 years in the making, like the 26″ wheeled Trek Remedy, hold up against the likes of a new skool, 29er AM rig, like the Santa Cruz Tallboy LTc? You might be surprised. If nothing else, if you’re in the market for a new mountain bike, make sure you ride a […]

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Scott “The MB” Goes Global in his Failblog Video

October 29, 2010 Cycling and Sports Technology Reports

  Keep your eyes on the Yellow Jacket! We weren’t sure if people would take our Santa Cruz “testimonial” video the right way. Sure, we know it’s all in good fun – even “The MB” himself thinks it’s funny and all in good fun but… In any event, it looks like people from the US, […]

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Bring Your Ride, Skiing, Surfing Home

October 25, 2010 Cycling and Sports Technology Reports

Point of View, or POV, video cameras have gone from “what’s that thing on that guy’s helmet” a few years ago, to an every day, every rider accessory. We sit down with GoPro’s Travis Pynn, to learn a bit more about the phenomena and what we can expect to see in the future out of […]

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Choosing Your Bike’s Color: Sometimes it’s What’s Underneath That Counts…

September 6, 2010 Cycling and Sports Technology Reports

Santa Cruz’s new “bare” finish means that when your bike picks up nicks and scratches, you will hardly see them.  When you’re thinking about what color or finish for your new mountain bike, you might want to plan for the long term.

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Bikeskills Instructors do their part to bring a new trail to life in SoCal

August 8, 2010 Cycling and Sports Technology Reports

Bob Loeffler, the creator of Bikeskills’ New Rider Day program, works a McLeod Fire Tool and World Champion mountain biker Joe Lawwill has a set of hedge shears under control. Read more about how Joe and Bob braved the heat  to help SoCal riders gain access to some new single track in SoCal.

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More Choices in 2011: 1X10, 2X10 or 3X10 Drivetrains

August 7, 2010 Cycling and Sports Technology Reports

This coming model year will see the first, true, 10 speed mountain bikes. While many will grumble about thinner chains and tighter tolerances leading to more problems, others will realize that with 10 cogs in the back, they might only need two chain rings up front while others will opt for the simplicity and reliability […]

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BIKESKILLS’ Greg Minnaar Wins Again at Leogang Austria and Remains in First Place in the World Cup Standings

June 20, 2010 Cycling and Sports Technology Reports

Bikeskills’ Greg Minnaar flashes by on his way to another win in the 2010 UCI World Cup Series. Greg has been very consistent this year with first, third, and first place finishes in the still-early World Cup Series. What might be mountain biking’s most spectacular event is also the sports’ most skill-intensive. Read on to learn the […]

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A New Cycling Scene Emerges at the Base of Mt Tam…

March 26, 2010 Cycling and Sports Technology Reports

Bikeskills NorCal’s Jiro Nakamura holds court at the Mill Valley Middle School At the base of the mountain that many feel nurtured the growth of mountain biking, a couple of progressive parents are doing what they can to ensure the next generation of mountain bikers get a head start on all mountain riding. Stay tuned for more.

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