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Full Suspension XC Racing Bikes for 2012 February 7, 2012

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If you do Xterra racing (off-road triathlons,) then you’ll want a good full-suspension bike to handle the long, tough courses. Here is a slideshow guide to the best 2012 XC racing bikes. They are all full suspension for comfort and efficiency, so you should find one you like.

Prices range from $3000-$10000.

Source: Coach Levi on SlideShare

Epic Mountain Bike Races March 2, 2010

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Big mountain bike races are getting more popular. I dont’ know if I will do one soon, but many people are doing them. There are more and more race offerings, from 100 mile races to complete stage races where you compete for 7 days straight on a mountain bike.

Possibly over the Alps or Rockies. Or South Africa. Or just through the state forest.

Check it: Epic Mountain Bike Races .com

Latest news and directory listing of epic mountain bike races.

Trans-Sylvania Epic Offers Killer Deal during February February 19, 2010

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The Trans-Sylvania Epic, the longest and most “killer” mountain bike stage race in the US – thrilling participants in State College, PA, May 30-June 5, 2010 – is running a special promotion that offers participants a discount on event registration while simultaneously helping their favorite bike shop employees take part in the inaugural race!

From now through February 28, sign up for the Trans-Sylvania Epic through your favorite bike shop employee and get yourself a $50 discount on the race fee. Plus, by going through the local shop you’ll help one of the shop employees earn a credit toward participating in Trans-Sylvania. This is a great way to show your local shop how much you appreciate everything they do for you all year long (and picking up some choice items to help get you ready for Trans-Sylvania while you’re there will help too)!

We will offer a list of registered shops on our site at www.TransSylvaniaEpic.com and if your favorite retailer isn’t up there just tell them to get on board by contacting us – we’ll take care of the rest. Or, head over to a shop that is already participating in your area and make some new friends by helping one of the guys join in the Trans-Sylvania fun! If you just can’t find anyone give us a call and we’ll put you in touch with someone personally.

The Trans-Sylvania Epic offers 7 days of spectacular trails in some of the most remote riding in Pennsylvania through the Allegheny mountains. Throughout the 7 days the participants will explore over 250 miles of mountain bike heaven. The event will challenge riders physically and mentally but reward them with an experience they’ll never forget. If you love riding a mountain bike your number one destination this year should be the Trans-Sylvania Epic! If you are bike shop employee and would like to take part in this promotion please do not hesitate to contact us directly. Information about Trans-Sylvania is available at www.TransSylvaniaEpic.com.

Out with the old, in with the new January 7, 2009

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I’d be surprised if any mountain biker out there never heard of the Trek Volkswagen team. It was home to some of the best national and regional riders – Jeremiah Bishop, Chris Eatough, Susan Haywood, and Lea Davison – just to name a few.

Well at the last minute, VW pulled out of their contract or whatever, meaning no Trek VW team for 2009! It’s crazy! Top pros are found without jobs!

This was an unexpected outcome of the big economic slump!

But good news – there’s an interesting new road team called Ten Speed Drive / Ellsworth. Funny thing, it’s a road team. I’m familiar with the Ellsworth full-suspension mountain bikes, they are sweet.

But Ellsworth actually make a road bike too!!

And the Ten Speed Drive team is doing cool stuff for the environment, so that’s cool.

Lobster Gloves January 26, 2008

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Oh yes, the best gloves for the winter. Whether you go with lobster gloves or pogies or regular old gloves, keep your hands warm and you’ll be much more comfortable.

Where do you learn about these winter gloves? Lobster Gloves .com

Yes, that’s the one resource out there that’s dedicated to lobster gloves. Well, they also talk about pogies and other ways to keep your hands warm in the winter, but that’s all good stuff too.

So yeah, for cold weather, go with lobster gloves!

Rocket Powered Mountain Bike December 2, 2006

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I saw this on Myspace the other day. Looks like it’s getting more press now. But man, it is insane.

http://extreme-adrenaline.com/rocket-powered-mountain-bike/

Other Topics December 1, 2006

Posted by multisport man in Bicycling, Bike Maintenance, Bike Repair, Cycling, Cyclo-Core, Diet, Exercise, Mountain Biking, Nutrition, Racing, Running, Sports Nutrition, Supplements, Swimming, Training, Tri, Triathlon, Weight Loss.
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There will be a lot of cycling topics on here, as well as some running stuff. Nutrition will be pretty common too.

But we will also talk about bike repair and maintenance, certain exercises like Cyclo-Core, training, racing, triathlons, swimming, supplements, and dieting.