Friday Roundup – Cycling Odds & Ends

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  • Celebrate new gear with Kitsbow & win in Obsessives #Roadventure Giveaway – To go along with the launch of their new road collection, Kitsbow has teamed up with 10 co-sponsors to create the Obsessives #Roadventure Giveaway. The prizes are the ultimate kit for your #roadventure. Among other items, winners will receive: Kitsbow road kit, a Santa Cruz Stigmata CC frame, a SRAM Red CX drivetrain, Strava Pro membership, a Smith Overtake helmet, and more. Check it out and sign up before Apr 15 Kitsbow.com

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Celebrate new gear with Kitsbow & win in Obsessives #Roadventure Giveaway – To go along with the launch of their new road collection, Kitsbow has teamed up with 10 co-sponsors to create the Obsessives #Roadventure Giveaway. The prizes are the ultimate kit for your #roadventure. Among other items, winners will receive: Kitsbow road kit, a Santa Cruz Stigmata CC frame, a SRAM Red […]

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Last Chance – Win a FREE year of The Sufferfest training videos!

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This reader survey contest closes at midnight tonight (PST), and one lucky Bikerumor reader will get a FREE one-year subscription to The Sufferfest’s streaming training videos. It all comes through their new app, and you’ll have access to all of their amazing trainer workouts.

For your chance to win, just click past the break (or click here if you’re viewing on mobile or can’t see the embedded survey) and fill in a quick, three question survey and include a valid email address and you’re entered to win!

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This reader survey contest closes at midnight tonight (PST), and one lucky Bikerumor reader will get a FREE one-year subscription to The Sufferfest’s streaming training videos. It all comes through their new app, and you’ll have access to all of their amazing trainer workouts. For your chance to win, just click past the break (or […]

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Contest! Win one year FREE unlimited streaming on The Sufferfest app!

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win a free year subscription to the sufferfest cycling trainer app

We’ve long been fans of The Sufferfest’s downloadable training videos, and they just keep getting better. Now, you can win an entire year’s subscription to their new app, giving you instant online access and even offline cached viewing of all of their workouts! Need to train for a specific type of ride, like climbing, racing or time trialling? They’ve got it, and they’ll keep you entertained time and time again.

For your chance to win, just click past the break (or click here if you’re viewing on mobile or can’t see the embedded survey) and fill in a quick, three question survey and include a valid email address and you’re entered to win!

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We’ve long been fans of The Sufferfest’s downloadable training videos, and they just keep getting better. Now, you can win an entire year’s subscription to their new app, giving you instant online access and even offline cached viewing of all of their workouts! Need to train for a specific type of ride, like climbing, racing […]

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BFS 2016: Bombtrack joins Berlin Bicycle Week with a custom Singlespeed EU CX Champs project bike

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For the third year in a row Bombtrack bikes are helping make the Singlespeed Cyclocross European Championships (SSCXEC) happen. This time the race will happen late in the season in Berlin, coinciding with the upcoming Berlin Bicycle Week and the Berliner Fahrradschau (BFS or the Berlin Bike Show) in a couple weeks time. Growing each year SSCXEC joins the opening night junkyard cross race of BFS, with more racers registered than ever before. To celebrate the race coming to their home country, Bombtrack decided to build up a custom bike to showcase the unique nature of single speed cross. The custom bike will be exhibited as visitors attend the growing urban and lifestyle show, and when everything wraps up it will get go home with a lucky cyclist. Take a closer look at the one-off build after the jump and see how you might be the one to ride away with it…

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For the third year in a row Bombtrack bikes are helping make the Singlespeed Cyclocross European Championships (SSCXEC) happen. This time the race will happen late in the season in Berlin, coinciding with the upcoming Berlin Bicycle Week and the Berliner Fahrradschau (BFS or the Berlin Bike Show) in a couple weeks time. Growing each year […]

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Friday Roundup – Cycling Odds & Ends

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  • 7th annual Beti Bike Bash adds a second venue in Arizona for 2016 – The largest women’s mountain bike event in the world is getting bigger for 2016. The premier mountain bike Beti Bike Bash heads into its 7th year expanding to a new event in Fountain Hills, AZ, outside of Phoenix and for 2016 the Colorado event will return to last year’s venue in Castle Rock, CO, with both events including Little Bellas girls camps and the VIDA MTB Series. Registration is up now at: Iamathlete.com

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7th annual Beti Bike Bash adds a second venue in Arizona for 2016 – The largest women’s mountain bike event in the world is getting bigger for 2016. The premier mountain bike Beti Bike Bash heads into its 7th year expanding to a new event in Fountain Hills, AZ, outside of Phoenix and for 2016 the Colorado event will return to last year’s […]

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Friday Roundup – Cycling Odds & Ends

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  • Which country will climb the most in Suunto’s World Vertical week – The action is about to begin, as Suunto is pitting country against country in the ultimate battle of who can earn the most vertical in just one week. The northern hemisphere might be at a slight disadvantage with wintery temps in many places, but Americans might get a boost from the competition starting on a Monday federal holiday? You don’t need to be a Suunto user, just download their Movescount app and hit the road or trail. Find out after a week how your country does. #VerticalWeek starts globally on Feb 15 and runs through the 21st. MovesCount.com

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Which country will climb the most in Suunto’s World Vertical week – The action is about to begin, as Suunto is pitting country against country in the ultimate battle of who can earn the most vertical in just one week. The northern hemisphere might be at a slight disadvantage with wintery temps in many places, but Americans might get a boost from […]

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Ever want to be a bike ranger? Blackburn says now’s your chance!

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No, not the high round house kicking Texas Ranger, but an ambassador for all things adventurous on bikes. Blackburn, one of the earlier pioneers in adventures on bikes, (known as panniering and randonneuring back in the day), is still one of the largest producers for adventure specific equipment for the bike. There has been a pretty strong movement for various types of bike adventures including road touring, bikepacking, randonneuring, trans-epics, and even gravel and off the beaten path rides where getting lost is the goal, and Blackburn is taking full advantage.

To celebrate and grow the culture they’ve always been a part of, Blackburn launched the Ranger Program a few years ago where a hand full of adventure loving souls get chosen to enjoy some rock star treatment in exchange for… well, talking about and doing what they love. Wander past the break to see all the glorious loot and route options involved and how you can apply…

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No, not the high round house kicking Texas Ranger, but an ambassador for all things adventurous on bikes. Blackburn, one of the earlier pioneers in adventures on bikes, (known as panniering and randonneuring back in the day), is still one of the largest producers for adventure specific equipment for the bike. There has been a pretty strong […]

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Join the Hunt Wheels OpenDev Team to test new road, cross & gravel gear

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Trade in your 2¢ for 1000£. That’s the tagline behind Hunt Wheels’ new grassroots product development challenge, that aims to put new gear in your hands in exchange for some constructive feedback. They have opened up applications today for 6 lucky riders who will join their team in helping to shape the next series of products they will produce. It doesn’t matter where you are in the world, they want real input from cyclists who ride road, gravel, or cyclocross out in the real world. Those selected to join the OpeDev Team with get outfitted with a set of Hunt wheels, a new Giro Synthe helmet, and a Hunt cycling kit from Mobel, all for just providing your feedback. Spin past the break to get a bot more detail and to find out how to throw your hat in the ring…

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Trade in your 2¢ for 1000£. That’s the tagline behind Hunt Wheels’ new grassroots product development challenge, that aims to put new gear in your hands in exchange for some constructive feedback. They have opened up applications today for 6 lucky riders who will join their team in helping to shape the next series of products […]

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Friday Roundup – Cycling Odds & Ends

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  • Rasputitsa Spring Classic to Benefit Northeast Cycling Programs – Rasputitsa is a gravel grinding sufferfest starting in East Burke, VT on April 16 and tackling the backroads of the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. They just announced a partnership with two great cycling non-profits: Little Bellas and JAM Cycling Fund, whose aims are to help young women realize their potential through cycling, and grow the next generation of cross racers and ambassadors. In addition to donating a large chunk of their profits to these 2 organizations, they’ll also run a VIP preview of the course in February with 4 special treatment spots up for grabs in a raffle to ride with pros Lea Davison and Jeremy Powers . This year’s event already sold out, so this is the last chance until 2017 to get in on the fun. RasputitsaGravel.com

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Rasputitsa Spring Classic to Benefit Northeast Cycling Programs – Rasputitsa is a gravel grinding sufferfest starting in East Burke, VT on April 16 and tackling the backroads of the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. They just announced a partnership with two great cycling non-profits: Little Bellas and JAM Cycling Fund, whose aims are to help young women realize their potential […]

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