Monthly Archives: February 2012

Cranx Indoor Mountain Bike Park Opening in Syracuse, NY

DEWITT ( — After he first tried mountain biking, Dale Cruce didn’t want stop when the snow started falling. “When winter rolled around I said, where are the mountain bike parks? They said, no – we don’t do that. We … Continue reading

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Cycling cartoons

These are a few of my favorite cycling cartoons…

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Three advocacy groups considering merger

SAN DIEGO, CA (BRAIN) Feb 22, 14:40 MT—Three of the U.S.’s most powerful bicycle advocacy groups are considering merging their organizations. Representatives from the Alliance for Biking & Walking, the League of American Bicyclists and Bikes Belong met in San … Continue reading

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2012 US Grand Prix of Mountain Biking Calendar Released

Escondido, California (February 22, 2012) – The ‘US Grand Prix of Mountain Biking’ is pleased to announce its race calendar for the 2012 season.  As the top national-level mountain bike calendar in the country, the MTB GP was created to … Continue reading

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2012 American MTB Challenge Dates Revealed – USA Cycling

USA Cycling announced Thursday the dates and venues for its 2012 American Mountain Bike Challenge (AMBC). All AMBC events will serve as qualifiers for the USA Cycling Mountain Bike Cross-Country National Championships. Entering its 16th year in 2012, the 23-race … Continue reading

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Ritchey Logic P-29er – A Legend Is Back

The return of the legendary Ritchey Mountain Bike. Tom Ritchey applied over 40 years of racing, designing and building steel mountain bikes into a new model—the P-29er. Like any Ritchey, this bike is born to go fast without sacrificing comfort … Continue reading

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ORIGIN-8 DEVIST-8ER 26 X 4.0 FATBIKETIRES is working on their “Project Fatbike”, and just did a review of the new Origin-8 Devist8er tires. The Devist8er tire is a 26 x 4.0 fatbike tire. It has a folding bead and a very good off-road tread pattern. … Continue reading

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2nd Annual Mt Bike Adventure Tour Across Nevada

Mountain Bike Across Nevada is a 10 day 500 plus mile mountain bike tour across northern Nevada. This is a fully supported adventure that follows along the Great Basin Bike Route. MTBNV 2012 Itinerary              Mileage  … Continue reading

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Act Now on Key Transportation Votes

We need you to help us maintain pressure on Congress for a smart, modern transportation bill. Both chambers of Congress are moving towards floor debates on their versions of the bill, so we are again asking you to take action. … Continue reading

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The “I Didn’t See the Cyclist” Defense | Road Rights |

The “Ignorance is Bliss” Defense By Bob Mionske “I didn’t see the cyclist.” It’s the most common explanation motorists offer after hitting a rider. Even though the cyclist was wearing high-visibility clothing. Or was well-lit. Or was riding in broad … Continue reading

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