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  1. News & Reviews
    This is your guide to mountain, road and gravel treads from Vittoria Tires. The Best Vittoria Tires Vittoria is one of the world's leading manufacturers of bicycle tires. The company itself produces more than 7 million tires and 900,000 high-performance tubular and cotton tires per year! As of...
  2. General Discussion
    Cannondale, in conjunction with the CPSC, has issued a recall of model-year 2013 to 2016 CAADX cyclocross bikes equipped with disc brakes. The forks on these bikes can break, which can result in serious injury or death. To date, there has been one fatality and 11 injuries reported, seven of the...
  3. General Discussion
    The all new Pivot Vault Pivots Vault is the only drop bar bike in the brand's line, so naturally, the bike has to be fast, versatile, and shreddable. The new Vault looks to be a great option for mountain riders looking to get gravel riding and seasoned crosser alike. One bike to rule them...
  4. General Discussion
    Whyte says the T-129 RS' long front center, short chainstays, and slack head tube angle paired with a short stem offers a trail worthy 29er (click to enlarge). British brand Whyte Bikes, whose roots in mountain biking date back to the 1980's, is coming to America. Whyte Bikes USA will commence...
  5. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    What was once a way for European road professionals to stay fit during the off-season, cyclocross has exploded from fringe sport to mainstream cycling discipline. Amateur race participation numbers in the U.S. are climbing and the majority of the bicycle manufacturers offer 'cross bikes. In the...
  6. Cyclocross/Gravel/Road Bikes
    As we head into Thanksgiving, Mtbr brings you a pair of stories under the banner "Giving Thanks" that detail personal stories of adversity and redemption through cycling. We hope they serve as a reminder of how lucky we all are to be part of this amazing sporting community. Maximenko's...
  7. 26er Bikes
    Crossmachine CX01 The cyclocross racer's BMC dream has been fulfilled as BMC announced the race-ready Crossmachine CX01. It sports the company's SLR pedigree but it is firmly suited for cross racing. And despite the popularity of gravel bikes that can also accommodate cross tires, the...
  8. Cyclocross/Gravel/Road Bikes
    Last week we got a sneak peek at the bikes Ritchey will show at this weekend's North American Handmade Bicycle Show (NAHBS) in Charlotte, NC. We were sworn to secrecy until the end of this week and get to show you one bike today and two tomorrow. First up-the new Ritchey Swiss Cross Disc...
  9. Cyclocross/Gravel/Road Bikes
    If you could have one - and only one - bike, the CruX Elite EVO might just be the choice. 2014 Specialized CruX Elite EVO Rival Disc, MSRP $3,200. Back in the late 1990s, Specialized was a true value leader. It was tough to find more bike for the money than a Specialized, particularly the...
  10. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    Pacific Northwesters Transition Bikes have made a name for themselves in mountain biking not only by making awesome bikes, but by doing things a little differently than everyone else. And while some might be surprised to see them doing a cyclocross bike, their promo video for the bike -the...
  11. Passion
    It's that time of year again. Where mud-caked mayhem and masochism come together in a sport we all lovingly refer to as cyclocross. Start by Jeff Namba. Editor's Note: The Angry Singlespeeder is a collection of mercurial musings from contributing editor Kurt Gensheimer. In no way do his...
  12. General Discussion
    Here are five things you can do now to make sure your cross season includes maximum possible podium time. It's time to break out the skinsuit and let the cowbell ringing begin. Photo by Tyler Frasca. Cyclocross racers are the triple threats of the bike racing world. You need fitness, skills...
  13. Passion
    "If you could have one - and only one - bicycle, which would it be?" All ride and no work makes prickly pear a happy cactus Editor's Note: The Angry Singlespeeder is a collection of mercurial musings from contributing editor Kurt Gensheimer. In no way do his maniacal diatribes about all...
  14. Misc Components
    Mtbr just received some WickWerks rings here in the office for testing. We received a set of 2x10 rings with 38 teeth and 24 teeth. The pair weighs 90 grams on our shop scale and the finish is very nice and we can't wait to get them on our test rig. New photos added below. WickWerks is an...
  15. Video, Photography, and POV Cameras
    Have you ever been to a ballet? I'm not ashamed to say that I have. Okay, well, maybe I'm a little ashamed. But it was the Nutcracker and it was during the holidays and I really needed to have some brownie points for an epic ride the following weekend. Festive music, colorful costumes and...
  16. Cyclocross/Gravel/Road Bikes
    There is nothing better than a fresh new Lugi. Just after the USGP of Cyclocross Elite men's race in Fort Collins, Ibis officially unveiled the new Hakkalügi Disc. The bike is compatible with disc brakes, and gets some tweaked geometry, tapered headtube, press in bottom bracket, and wider...
  17. Enduro Racing
    At the recent Downieville Classic Race and Festival, Mtbr was on hand to snap a few spy photos of two new 2013 models from Marin Bicycles. Shown here are the Mount Vision XM8 and the Cortina cyclocross bike with disc brakes. We will have more info on the complete line-up of new Marin bikes at...
  18. General Discussion
    On-One Dirty Disco Carbon Cyclocross Frameset Preorder On-One's dirty secret is finally ready! The "Dirty Disco" is On-One's brand new disc compatible carbon cyclocross frame and already it is causing a stir on the cyclocross circuit. It's available to pre-order now...
  19. General Discussion
    The 2011 Clydesdale Cyclocross Champion of the Universe Will Be Chosen in Bend, Oregon on October 29, 2011 This fun event is part of the 2011 Halloween Cross Crusades in Bend, Oregon (Bend Oregon) - The Knights of the Cross Crusade have spoken, therefore let it be known that on the fifth...
  20. General Discussion
    The Hive announces the release of two new additions to their popular XCX series of one-by XC chain retention systems: the XCX D-type for high-direct style front derailleur mounts and the cyclocross specific XCX.CX. Already available in bottom bracket, seat tube (high and low) and E-type/S3...
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