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Shimano finally gets around to launching their "RockShox Killer," the Shimano Koryak Dropper Seatpost. Aside from it's questionable name, the new dropper seatpost from Shimano is pretty darn sweet. If you like Shimano that is... (Clockwise) Koryak cable-actuated dropper post; the under-bar remote lever with integrated I-Spec II mount; lower end of post reveals a barrel-type cable interface; single-bolt, zero-offset saddle clamp. The Shimano Koryak is a long and highly anticipated dropper post. Available under Shimano's "Pro" line, the Koryak will sport a decent 120-millimeter stroke post and is cable actuated. The remote lever can be a stand alone, or can be...

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Commuting by bicycle is a simple concept; however, the logistics can become a tad overwhelming. Here is a 101 essential guide to commute by bicycle. BICYCLE BAGS & RACKS Carry It With You If you are commuting to school or to work, chances are good you will need to bring some items with you. First, you will need to decide how to carry the weight will work best for you. You have two options; back or bike. This is where a handy backpack or trusty pannier rack setup is useful. For the pannier rack option you will need to check out your...

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5 Questions to help you decide if a 12-speed drivetrain is the best for you: As the power struggle for drivetrain dominance rages on between SRAM and Shimano, is the fight being fought for the consumer? With more options than ever for the mountain biker, there is one thing that is for sure – the extinction of the front derailleur is clearly happening before our very eyes.  Who is SRAM XX1 Eagle for? A rider who wants a purpose-built mountain bike with a 500% gear range without all the clutter of a front derailleur. Does SRAM XX1 Eagle only fit on 12 x 148 rear...

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Whether you are looking for that long self-reflective type of ride, or that quick fat burn session type of ride; here are some bike path/trail destinations and travel TIPs we feel are a must to experience. 1 | IRON HORSE REGIONAL TRAIL, CONCORD, CA (24.5 miles) Stretching two counties and 12 cities along I-680 (from Concord to Dublin), this trail is the ultimate connector – and a beautiful ride, to boot. With multiple access points to each town's commercial districts, you've got your pick of rest stops for a coffee, bathroom break or bench to kick up your cleats. You can...

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The newest craze amongst the world is Pokemon, and the odds are you most likely play the game yourself. Pokemon has 21 million active daily users, and it has been downloaded more times than Tinder… It’s so popular it’s believed it will have more users catching Pokemon on a daily basis, than people using Google Maps. It’s incredible. So whether you are open about playing Pokemon, a Closet Pokemon Player, or have not played.. Here is how you can take your newest obsession or your next hobby, to the next level as a term I’ve coined as a ‘PokeCardio’. Indoor...

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