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Lightweight Goes Compact with New KOMPAKTBÜGEL Drop Handlebar

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The German carbon constructors are at it again. Once known only for their namesake Lightweight wheels, the brand is slowly expanding their wares to other parts of the bike (or the bike in the case of their frames). While not their first entry into the world of dropbars, the new KOMPAKTBÜGEL is big news for riders looking for a more modern bar design that still includes the Lightweight stamp of approval. A bit heavier than their original RENNBÜGEL, the KOMPAKTBÜGEL includes a few key details that should help to get past the extra grams…

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Friday Roundup – Bicycle Bits & Pieces

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  • Enter Into the New BH Dimension – Interactively discover what riding the new BH Lynx 4.8 Carbon is like from your Smartphone or Tablet in three easy steps: 1- Download the free CLICKar app by clicking on Apple Store or Play Store. 2- Open it and scan the image. 3- Put yourself into the skin of BH Gravity Team riders. BHBikes.com
  • Camelbak acquired for $412 million – BikeBiz reported earlier this week that Vista Outdoor, a designer, manufacturer and marketer in the outdoor sport and recreation market, has purchased the brand. More on the acquisition at bikebiz.com.

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Get Ready For the Weekend with WC Preview from Claudio, Shredding Steeps and Slugs, Double Backflips and more…

It’s almost the weekend, which means it’s almost tine for some World Cup action. As has become sort of tradition, Claudio Caluori is on hand to give us a first hand account of the course at Mont Sainte Anne. You can catch the race live on Redbull TV and redbull.com.

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Friday RoundUP – Bicycle Bits & Pieces

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  • Inspired to Ride Still on the Big Screen – Inspired to Ride, the film that documented participants in the inaugural Trans Am Bike Race, has been screened in over 25 theaters the past few months. And events are still coming together. Visit inspiredtoride.it for screening dates.

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Swiss, Premium, Performance – BMC Release Their 2016 Mountain Bike Lineup

2016 BMC Trailfox TF01 XX1 mountain bike

As a company well known for its thirst for innovative design, BMC have just announced their most progressive line of mountain bikes yet. Of course the Swiss brand has been on quite the roll lately, having debuted the new Team Elite softail race bike as well the 650b Speedfox Trailcrew already this year. Looking to build upon that momentum, the 2016 model year signals a subtle change in direction for BMC, with bold colours and refined build kits highlighting their willingness to listen to rider demands. This year you’ll find BMC releasing new sport hardtails, an updated Trailfox long-travel 29er, and a plethora of new spec options for the existing Fourstroke and Speedfox lines. So read on for our first look of the 2016 BMC mountain bike range…

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Contest: Enter To Win A Pearl Izumi Select Jenson Logo Jersey from Jenson USA!

Enter_To_Win_Jenson_Jersey_July_2015Contest Details: Fill in your email address and answer all four survey questions to be entered to win a Pearl Izumi Select Jenson Logo jersey from Jenson USA. One winner will be chosen from the respondents with the correct answers.

Survey closes 11pm EST on Sunday, July 26, 2015. Click past the break to enter!

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New Chris King Carbon Wheelsets and Thru Axles for Road Bikes, Plus a Shop Apron for the Techs

Chris King R45 disc brake hubs for road bikes

While every manufacturer wants to be known for producing quality products, there are a few companies that have become so highly renowned for particular parts that they’ve achieved legend status in cycling history. Thomson’s superlight seatposts and Profile’s BMX cranks are two examples, and if you ask most riders “Who makes the best headsets in cycling?” I’d bet my last dollar they’d say Chris King.

Of course Chris King produces a wide range of other goodies, all to the same high-performance standard of their ubiquitous and time-tested headsets. The company has just announced some new products including two carbon road wheelsets, thru-axles for disc brake equipped road bikes, and a shop apron to keep you clean through the dirty work of bike maintenance. Click below the break for all the info…
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Contest: Win A Giro Aspect Helmet from Jenson USA!

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Contest Details: Fill in your email address and answer all four survey questions to be entered to win a Giro Aspect helmet from Jenson USA. One winner will be chosen from the respondents with the correct answers.

Survey closes 11pm EST on Sunday, July 26, 2015. Click past the break to enter!

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Contest: Win a Set of Continental Grand Prix 4000 S II Tires from Jenson USA!

 

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Contest Details: Fill in your email address and answer all four survey questions to be entered to win a set of Continental Grand Prix 4000 S II Tires from Jenson USA. One winner will be chosen from the respondents with the correct answers.

Survey closes 11pm EST on Sunday, July 26, 2015. Click past the break to enter!

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