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Elliott Milner - Uncut Ruff just dropped these sick raws of Elliott from his latest Ruff edit showing the work he put in. Check out the full edit HERE.
Otso's Waheela C Gets New Paint and Spec Upgrades for 2020 While we all dream about gravel races, bikepacking trips, and riding our favorite trails during road trips, the bike releases keep rolling out for all of us to enjoy these days. At least from the comfort of our home and personal devices.
Industry Nine's New MTB Wheels Have a Thicker Bead Wall For Fewer Pinch Flats It doesn't matter if you want Enduro or XC wheels, Industry Nine's newly designed MTB wheel catalog has the right wheelset for your staple bike. Each of these newly-engineered and re-designed carbon rims come paired with the new 6-pawl Hydra hub, direct thread straight-pull spokes, and a lifetime warranty.
Rapha's 2020 Men's and Women's Bib Short Catalog For 2020, Rapha compiled an extensive guide for their men's and women's bib shorts, offering something for every rider. It doesn't matter if you pine for twisting paved roads, or prefer to ride off the beaten path. From the Classic to the Pro to the Explore Cargo, these shorts are designed for every sort of drop bar riding.
Fox Announces Newly Designed Forks and Heritage Collection With Fox's announcement of their newly designed forks this morning, they also rang the dinner bell to feast upon these limited edition Heritage Collection forks. Rootbeer, Pistachio, and Battleship are the colors adorning the 36, 38, and 40 forks.
Indonesia: An Island Paradise but Not as You Know It Cocktails at the beach, world-renowned surf, and luscious ride patty fields. Great food, friendly people and a getaway from the hustle and bustle that is 'Western Life.' Sounds like a dream right? Well, it is…BUT, what if there was more?
Ride Farr and Nitto: SUPA-WIDE GRVL Alloy Handlebars Just as mountain bikes experienced a widening of their bars from the 1990's 580mm widths to the 2020's 820mm widths, gravel bikes are too in the midst of a widening trend. Think about it, why should you have to ride the same width bars on your rim brake road bike and your gravel bike.
Endo Customs: Quarantine Collection Endo Customs, the makers of our very own jerseys, has released a "Quarantine Vibes" pack featuring a very real message, "Six Feet Please." While their face mask three-pack has sold out, the neck gaiters, road and mountain jerseys are still for sale. Head on over to Endo to check them out.
Save over $1,000 on a Complete Thesis OB1 or OB1 AXS Like most companies, Thesis Bike invested heavily in preparing for the riding season not expecting a pandemic to take hold of the world. To generate the sales they need to keep their wheels spinnin' the company has just announced these limited-time offers on their custom builds:.
Grinduro California Mt Shasta is On for September 12th: Registration Opens Tuesday, May 12, at 7:00pm PDT It feels very doom and gloomy these days and with good reason. All we can do is look forward and do our part to ensure this pandemic ends swiftly. With the spring and early summer calender events postponed or cancelled all together, Grinduro California is crossing its fingers that we'll be back to status quo come September 12th.
Check out Our Favorites in Bombtrack's 2020 Lineup Last week, Bombtrack announced their yearly Bilderbuch, a compilation of what to expect from the brand's dense catalog of bicycles. Naturally, as a brand, they have diversified their line up to meet just about any preference. There are road bikes, disc road bikes, rigid MTB, hardtails, gravel bikes, and classic tourers.
We're Re-Launching the Reader's Rides Series Since we're mostly stuck indoors these days, what better time to re-launch our Reader's Rides series? Longtime readers will remember this feature, which we first launched in 2010. Read on below to see the conditions and how to get your bike up on these pages.
Lea Schaepe - Artistic Cycling Watch artistic cycling legend Lea Schaepe school all of us with some tricks and give some nice words about what she does, via Terry Barentsen.
How to Fisn n Chips w/ Eightyproof Rob Gaines AKA Eightyproof gives you the lowdown and secrets to Fish n Chips, with production value!
Illusion Former Japanese motocross rider and brand new fixed gear rider Bonju hits the streets on some fresh looking bikes.
Our Web Store is Back Online We've officially relocated to Santa Fe, after living in Los Angeles for five years, so as you might imagine, it took a while to unload and unpack. Our new office fell through due to Covid 19, so for the time being, we're operating out of our home, trying to cram it all into our house.
Happily Stuck in Hardtail Jail: A look at Spencer's Orbea Loki To fill in the gaps between normal, group-ride-oriented bicycle stories, we're featuring a few rides from the staff over here at the Radavist, beginning with Spencer's Orbea Loki. When it was finally time for me to accept that my fatbike just wasn't that good of a trail bike, I looked to the next best thing, a plus bike.
Get a Deal on US Made Titanium: All No.22 Bicycle Models on Sale. Just announced on Friday, No22 is now offering all of their models at a discount. Expect percentages like 22% off, 60% down. Here's the word from No22:. "COVID-19 has affected all of our lives. For us at No. 22 this unprecedented time has lead to a hard hitting, state-ordered "pause" at our Johnstown, NY factory.
Niner Announces New Bolt-On Bags for their Gravel Bikes If you've got a 2020 RLT 9 or MCR 9 Niner gravel bike and are looking for some integrated bag options for longer rides, then check out their new bolt-on bags, designed to specifically fit their new model gravel bikes. Included in this product drop are a one-size "bento" top tube bag and a front triangle bag, which is available in five sizes.
Need Reading Material? Bicycle Quarterly Has an 8-Pack of Mags For Ya! With everyone being forced indoors, I've noticed a lot of traffic going to our older articles, as far back as 2010! I'm sure we're not alone over here when I say people seem hungry to read about bikes and rides. For this very reason, Bicycle Quarterly has offered up a killer deal.
FIRST LOOK: Fast Pier Seeker Frame The famous Teppei aka NASTY made some big moves and started his own 700c frame company called FAST PIER. They just released their Seeker 700c frame. From what…
Malayali's revolutionary tech: An electric bike with gear Dr Jino Joy Thomas has travelled through a path that no one has taken until now; he can be credited with discovering a technology that could convert a traditional internal combustion engine into an electric one. Electric bike with a gear. Usually, electric scooters have a battery pack and a motor.
Niner Bikes: Ghost Towns & Gravel, Ep. 2 - Exploring Manhattan, Nevada Niner continues its jaunt into the lesser-known regions of Nevada, the state with the most public land in the lower 48, and plenty of gravel roads to boot! Here's episode two, which looks at Manhattan, Nevada.
Know Your Fixie Lingo Part 2 Part 2 of the Fixie Lingo Rundown series: THE GREY AREA! Mostly discussing terms for Track bike / FGFS crossover tricks. Hopefully…
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