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Mountain Biking in SLO County

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I couldn’t wipe the smile off my face. THIS is what mountain biking should be, I thought to myself. Flowy singletrack with interesting twists and turns, ups and downs to keep you on your toes, and the most incredible views out across the Pacific. Why can’t we have this in Marin? the Central Coast has it dialed.

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Wahoo Releases Aerodynamic ELEMNT BOLT

Elemnt Bolt

The latest bike computer from Wahoo Fitness is the ELEMNT BOLT — a more aerodynamic system that will not only record your performance on the bike, but possibly help improve it. Normally, bike accessories are an afterthought when looking at aerodynamics but Wahoo decided to treat it like any other component and figure out how best to reduce drag. The result might just get you a PR in your next race.

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Pure Cycles Volta Electric Bike

Pure Cycles Volta

For commuting around town or for getting someone out on a bike that might otherwise chose to drive, I think e-bikes are rad. In the past, e-bikes have been heavy, clunky, and didn’t get much mileage, making them tough to adopt. Following design cues from Faraday and others, Pure Cycles came up with a new e-bike that not only looks pretty cool, but gets 40 miles to the charge. Not to mention a bunch of other smart, connected features — and it’s pretty affordable, too.

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One Bike Rack to Carry All of Your Bikes

Yakima Dr. Tray

Whether you own a fat bike, mountain bike, carbon road bike, gravel bike, cross bike, or all of the above, Yakima now has a rack for you. “Since the new cycling standard is that there is no standard, we know we must fit it all: thru-axles of all sizes and shapes, tires of all sizes and widths, and all kinds of frame geometries,” remarked Joel Grabenstein, Category Director. With its 2017 bike rack collection, Yakima adds a new tray hitch rack, Dr.Tray; two top of car fork mounts, HighSpeed and ForkChop; and an upright bike mount HighRoad.

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