Part bike, part car and a whole lot of time. The DuoBike – Updated rewards

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No no no… this isn’t a “Road to NAHBS” builder highlight, but I bet this frame builder would be fascinating to talk to. I’m even willing to bet there might be a few of those artisan builders (that are in Sacramento as we speak polishing up their life’s work) that think this thing is completely amazing in a very esoteric kinda way. But it without a doubt has a good bit of cray going for it to.

Come take a peak into this mad engineering project, and see it in action below the fold…

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No no no… this isn’t a “Road to NAHBS” builder highlight, but I bet this frame builder would be fascinating to talk to. I’m even willing to bet there might be a few of those artisan builders (that are in Sacramento as we speak polishing up their life’s work) that think this thing is completely amazing in a […]

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Get your fun on with a unique line of fat rides from Coast Cycles, including one you’ve been waiting for… 26+?

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We saw these fat little gems at Interbike last fall, and they got out attention to say the least. They kind of give you the giggles without even riding one, as there really is nothing out there like them… and they’re built to take it (both giggles and serious riding). For the true 26-inch devotee, your plus sized prayers have been answered.

They’re available now, so go check out the complete line, a fun video below, and think of ways to justify just one more bike…

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We saw these fat little gems at Interbike last fall, and they got out attention to say the least. They kind of give you the giggles without even riding one, as there really is nothing out there like them… and they’re built to take it (both giggles and serious riding). For the true 26-inch devotee, your […]

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Best Videos of the week: Urban DH sketch, Emily Batty Episode 2, Jerome Clementz, & some Specialized love?

Check out Giant Bicycles’ five time Colombian Downhill National Champion Marcelo Gutierrez’s unbelievable run down the now almost infamous urban downhill run in Manizales Colombia. Think of this video from Red Bull the next time you “clinch” while riding down a flight of stairs while goofing around downtown.

Also we bring you you “Ambitions” – episode 2 which follows Emily Batty around in the off-season, Jerome Clementz flowing through the mountains of Switzerland, and probably the biggest Specialized fan ever building his own concept store workshop…

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Check out Giant Bicycles’ five time Colombian Downhill National Champion Marcelo Gutierrez’s unbelievable run down the now almost infamous urban downhill run in Manizales Colombia. Think of this video from Red Bull the next time you “clinch” while riding down a flight of stairs while goofing around downtown. Also we bring you you “Ambitions” – episode 2 […]

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World Trials Champion Vincent Hermance bounces around Taiwan & pops in to see how his bike is made

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There is no better way to see another culture than by bike, though I am pretty sure UCI World Champion Trials rider Vincent Hermance and I don’t do it quite the same. Check out the  challenging yet beautiful backdrops Vincent gracefully conquers along with a stop at the #hashtagg factory where his trials bikes are made…. to weld his own bike?

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There is no better way to see another culture than by bike, though I am pretty sure UCI World Champion Trials rider Vincent Hermance and I don’t do it quite the same. Check out the  challenging yet beautiful backdrops Vincent gracefully conquers along with a stop at the #hashtagg factory where his trials bikes are […]

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Catch Ben Foster as Lance Armstrong in The Program a month early… if you have DirecTV

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Lance is back. OK, more like Ben Foster playing the role of Lance Armstrong in The Program. Realistically, even Hollywood would struggle to write a script with this many turns. A story that took one of the most celebrated sports figures in the world, only to have everything come crashing down after the curtain was pulled back exposing the dark side of professional cycling. Whatever your feelings towards Lance Armstrong, judging by the trailer, it looks like it could be a great film.

If can’t wait until it hits theaters in a month, and you happen to have DirecTV, you can watch it now…

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Lance is back. OK, more like Ben Foster playing the role of Lance Armstrong in The Program. Realistically, even Hollywood would struggle to write a script with this many turns. A story that took one of the most celebrated sports figures in the world, only to have everything come crashing down after the curtain was pulled back exposing […]

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Spada’s new Tivan road wheels get lighter, darker & cooler

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We’ve been seeing a lot of new, uber-light products come out of Spada’s Italian headquarters lately. There is their new line of mountain bike wheels and then the insane sub 900 gram Spillo wheelset. Their engineers seem to be moving as fast as their wheels as they’ve now updated their (still very light) Tivan aero wheels all while keeping prices well within reach.

Check out the details past the break plus see how well their ceramic Crystal hubs spin!

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We’ve been seeing a lot of new, uber-light products come out of Spada’s Italian headquarters lately. There is their new line of mountain bike wheels and then the insane sub 900 gram Spillo wheelset. Their engineers seem to be moving as fast as their wheels as they’ve now updated their (still very light) Tivan aero wheels all […]

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Wilier Triestina celebrates 110 years with jaw dropping 680g Limited Edition Zero.6

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How do you celebrate 110 years in business? You can start by taking nearly 110g off the weight of your flagship bike, which is exactly what Wilier Triestina has done with their new Zero.6. Besting their previous Zero.7 by 100g, the Limited Edition frame is seriously light.

Founded in 1906 by Pietro Dal Molin, Wilier has had a memorable history with its ups and downs like many bicycle manufactures after the world wars and the explosion of motorized scooters soon after. Based out of Rossano Veneto, Italy, the now called “Wilier Triestina”, has established itself as a strong contender in competitive cycling having had such a long racing heritage. In recent years, Wilier Triestina crossed the line first at the 2008 World Road Championships under Alessandro Ballan and today they are the weapon of choice for the United Healthcare pro cycling team.

Check out the specs and details on how they created the beautiful, feather-light, Limited Edition Zero.6 and the REALLY cool swag they throw in with it…

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How do you celebrate 110 years in business? You can start by taking nearly 110g off the weight of your flagship bike, which is exactly what Wilier Triestina has done with their new Zero.6. Besting their previous Zero.7 by 100g, the Limited Edition frame is seriously light. Founded in 1906 by Pietro Dal Molin, Wilier […]

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SixSixOne and Kyle Strait are back together again!

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When freeriding was still coming into its own, Kyle Strait was one of the true stand outs and has been an ambassador for the sport ever since. SixSixOne, one of the first companies to produce protection you could actually pedal in, snagged Kyle as a sponsored athlete around the early 2000’s. In no time, the iconic “Kyle Strait” knee pads were born and set the standard for many years.

While Kyle was visiting the offices in San Clemente, California recently, SixSixOne sat down with him to talk about his return, and while they were at it, captured some action of him shredding like only Kyle can. Check it out!

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When freeriding was still coming into its own, Kyle Strait was one of the true stand outs and has been an ambassador for the sport ever since. SixSixOne, one of the first companies to produce protection you could actually pedal in, snagged Kyle as a sponsored athlete around the early 2000’s. In no time, the iconic “Kyle […]

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Video: Brandon Semenuk treats his Subaru like his bike in Vice Versa. Surprised?

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It’s no secret Freeriders don’t just keep “it” all on the bike and in many cases anything with wheels is fair game. Subaru Canada sacrificed one of their new CrossTreks to help Brandon get to some serious loam and the always cool as ice Semenuk does it like any rich blooded mountain biker should….

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It’s no secret Freeriders don’t just keep “it” all on the bike and in many cases anything with wheels is fair game. Subaru Canada sacrificed one of their new CrossTreks to help Brandon get to some serious loam and the always cool as ice Semenuk does it like any rich blooded mountain biker should….

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