Kforce Light 386

OUR COMPACT CRANKSETS HAVE ALREADY REVOLUTIONIZED ROAD GEARING AND NOW 386 BRINGS THE SAME GROUND-BREAKING TECHNOLOGY TO MTB RACE-READY IN A MINIMALIST 630G* PACKAGE WITH 10 WIDER GEAR RANGE THAN TRADITIONAL 2X9 SYSTEMS. THE COMPACT REVOLUTION CONTINUES, FOR MORE INFO ABOUT COMPACT REVOLUTION AND K-FORCE COMPONENTS VISIT WWW.FULLSPEEDAHEAD.COM 'CRANKARMS. C HAINRINGS, BOUS ANU SCINDLt. AVAILABLE IN 6B30 OR MtGA tXO VtKSIONS. FoesEXRr A massive custom rear shock and U.S.- j > made chassis make...

Abp Race

Tho most active suspension under braking. Dual Rate Control Valve Ride everything. Tapcrod Iramo and fork Pointand-shoot control. SUSPEND CONVENTIONAL THOUGHT. When you build a bike like Fuel EX. you don't just say. there's no other bike like it even it it's true What you do instead is patent the things that make it better. ABP and DRCV patent pending Test ride the Fuel EX today at your dealer or check it out at trekbikes com

Tomac Carbide Si

Over three years in development, the Carbide SI is the ultimate in lightweight, stiffness and pedaling efficiency. At a scant M pound frame weight with a DI Swiss carbon shock, it's one of the lightest XC full suspension bikes on the market, and certainly the stiftest. Ihe Carbide SL can be hammered through anything a cross country rider can throw at it. Tomac Bikes I 2932 South 2Gth Street, Lincoln, Nebraska 68502 I 402 261 3988 SMALL CHANGES A nearly final prototype (right) and a much earlier...

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Welcome to the world's * I biggest group ride SAM HILL AT THE tST STOP OF THE WORLD CUP IN SOUTH AFRICA I USED TO HAVE A LUCKY PAIR OF SHORTS I WORE FOR EVERY RACE. BUT YOU HAVE TO GET OVER THAT STUFF EVENTUALLY. NOW I JUST FOCUS ON FINDING A BETTER LINE. RIDING THE STUFF THE OTHER GUYS ARE SCARED OF. RUNNING THE FASTEST BIKE AND NEVER SETTLING FOR 2ND OR 3RD. READ MORE ABOUT SAM HILL AND HIS DEMO 8 AT l -AM-SPECIALIZED.COM m I 2 + '' fr S& , ig Hundreds of trails spared in f national...

Barnett Bicycle Institute

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Ask Chopper

Garage (read my piles and stacks of vital and essential bike stuff). What kind of advice do you have for me to deal with this challenge to my manhood It has been a long time since I penned a limerick for the column, and this question just begs for a few to get you in the clear There once was a lady from Orleans Who strove to discard her hubby's things Then her freehub developed play And her man did say Read this bike maintenance magazine There once lived a lady of fine keeping Whose belongings...

Mayic Stratos

130 978-469-8409 MAVIC.COM The super-lightweight super-durable Stratos shell is laser-cut for ventilation and comes with a smartly designed waist cinch and two zippered cargo pockets, leaving a bunch-free hip area. Factor in the ventilated, removable seamless liner, and the Stratos is hard to beat CALL TOLL FREE 1 The Delta 7 Arantix is hand made in the U.S. and the world's first IsoTruss frame a mixture of carbon fiber and Kevlar in a spider web-like open lattice design. It is the stiffest...

Buzz

This is one of the most memorable shots I've ever seen. It immediately brought to mind King of the Cloud Forests, an amazing book by Michael Morpurgo that I read when I was growing up. When I saw this shot, it made me want to ride my bike, plain and simple. Thomas Vanderham. West Vancouver, British Columbia. Photo Sterling Lorence The vivid greens and textures in this shot are amazing. The moss on the tree looks so gentle and placid, but dirt jumping feels completely the opposite. When I dirt...

Mercury Rising

There's always that one guy who corrects things, just so he can correct things-nobody wants that. However, your July 2009 issue has a quick blurb insinuating that Breckenridge is hosting the first mountain stage race-something about how stage racing is huge something, something .finally Breck is hosting Epic Breck something, something Anyway, I can't let it go-back in the early-to-mid '90s, Steamboat hosted the tremendous Mercury Tour five stages for pros, three for everyone else . So many...

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Uniquely Magura

R rnMAfci nrcir gt ii niAibirrnihir AunuAuiirArriiDiMr ADnrii I GERMAN DESIGN, ENGINEERING AND MANUFACTURING EARi FRIENDLY OILS DOUBLE WORUD CHAMPIONSHIPS 100 YEARS OF HYDRAULICS EXPERIENCE 1ST HYDRAULIC BRAKE 1987J INCREDIBLE WEIGHT TO STRENGTH RATIOS OLYMPSC Bfl gt J Every few years, a dozen wild women converge on a highly sought-after singletrack destination for a few days of riding, camping, boob jokes and bacchanalia. This year, Bike embedded our own beer-swilling, football-loving,...