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Wolf Tooth hits the trails with new components

Wolf Tooth Components – which is based in the aptly named Savage, Minnesota – has released an array of components  specifically targeting the MTB, CX and gravel categories. GCX46 Replaces the 42 tooth cog on SRAM’s XX1 and X01 cassettes with a 46 tooth cog for a significant 10-46 gearing …

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Bike Review: Bulls Wild Edge Team 29’er

Bulls Wild Edge Team 29er Bike Review DirtTRI Magazine

In the spring of 2015 German bike brand, Bulls Bikes took on the unenviable task of breaking into the American market. As a well known and seasoned European brand which had recently enjoyed impressive success in South Africa’s legendary Cape Epic MTB Stage Race as well as various European Marathon …

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Shimano Launch New High Tech MTB Kicks

SHIMANO S-PHYRE XC9

Shimano Debuts Premium S-PHYRE Collection, its Most Advanced Road, Off-Road Cycling Footwear New footwear concept showcases Shimano’s finest design, engineering and materials The result of extensive development and testing with elite road, cyclocross and mountain bike athletes, Shimano announces its new S-PHYRE line of elite performance cycling footwear. An ambitious …

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Video Review – Camelbak KUDU 12

Video Review - Camelbak KUDU 12 www.DirtTRI.com

Hydration packs are a great way to carry all your gear, nutrition, and of course hydration. Whether using one for racing, training, or just out for a weekend ride with friends, there are bountiful options. In this video review, Will and Jimmy talk about the Camelbak KUDU 12.   Click …

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Josiah Middaugh’s XTERRA Rocket

Middaugh’s Felt Edict FRD After 15 years of trying, five knee surgeries… and of course numerous XTERRA National titles and Championship victories, Colorado’s Josiah Middaugh finally scored his first XTERRA World Championship in 2015. Middaugh is one of the most consistent pros in the history of XTERRA triathlon. His competitors regularly …

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5 Best dirtTRI Bikes You Don’t Know About

Scott, Specialized, Cannondale, Trek, and Giant have all had a big presence in the off-road triathlon world. These “big” brands have won numerous XTERRA titles and created some truly remarkable machines. However, they’re not the only game in town and some of the “little guys”  are putting out some fabulous …

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2×10 vs 1×11 Ratios, What’s best?

For the first time in several years, probably not since the advent of 10 speed, the mountain bike world is seeing a revolution in drive train technology. Not only has 1×11 been fully embraced by several brands and is readily available, least of which being the somewhat infamous “big S” …

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