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Week In Review: New Bikes from 3T and BMC, RKT9 Review, Alchemy Interview, and more

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Road and Gravel weren’t the only categories to get new bikes this week, Marin introduced the Hawk Hill trail bike for those on a budget. OpenBike, Let Blinkers, and Lumma added new ways of lighting and powering your ride. We spoke with Alchemy about how they came up with the first U.S.-made production full suspension carbon mountain bike, and we figured out how to create GPS ride maps for free. Links to all that and way more below…

Found: JustGoRide lets you create free GPX route files, GPSvisualizer makes them useful

Bikerumor Pic Of The Day: Columbus, Ohio

Let Blinkers signal turns for your city bike

All-new Marin Hawk Hill trail mountain bike drops in with sweet spec, even sweeter price

Rotor UBB4630 spins out more secure option for PF30. BB386, and BBRight

OpenBike connects all of your bikes’ lights, shifting, computer, batteries & more

D.Fender Artist Series kicks off w/ limited edition Bicycle Crumbs V3 fender; rei:sel prints new fenders and bottles

Is KP Cykler’s lugged 2-speed The Perfect Urban Bike?

Endura expands on eyewear with new Char and Snapper II sunglasses

8bar dazzles with their Rookie team edition FHAIN fixed crit bike

Bikerumor Pic Of The Day: McCall, Idaho

Help out NICA, Win a Pivot Mach 429 Trail from Tasco MTB

Put a Stolen Goat on your back

Velojackr portable repair stand/kit reshapes to fit in cages, Williams offers customizable carbon cage

All-new Fox Transfer dropper gets 2 coatings, 2 routings, 3 travels & infinite adjustment

Video: The inimitable Claudio Caluori runs Fort William UCI downhill course

Accessories in tow: two new bicycle trailers meant to help your gear go the distance

Robot Bike 3D prints titanium, carbon tubes into 160mm DW-link shredder

Bikerumor Pic Of The Day: La Rioja, Spain

Showers Pass covers multiple pursuits with new Syncline rain jacket

Lumma lazerifies bicycle grips so you can see… and be seen

New folding styles for Dahon on tiny Curl & faster Qix D8

Rapha Pro Team Lightweight Wind Jacket has got your back

Every Day Carry: What does enduro champ Jerome Clementz take with him?

Kuat NV 2.0 tray-style hitch rack gets overhauled for bigger tires, easier use

Must Watch: Pure Darkness 3 – Going Big Will Never Die

Up for any road, any distance, Canyon debuts disc-only Endurance CF SLX

Bikerumor Pic Of The Day: newly reopened Ken Burton Memorial Trail, CA

Other ways to look at folding bikes with full-size Change, fixed FUBi & e-Pedego

Interview: Alchemy Bicycles with Ryan Cannizzaro and Matthew Maczuzak

Water Works Roundup – Filtration bottles and a wearable dehumidifier?

Hövding wants the man to give a *beep* by hearing web-connected bicycle bells

Review: Niner RKT9 cross country race rocket

BMC Roadmachine blends endurance and performance road into one

Bikerumor Pic Of The Day: Turnbull Canyon, CA

Scapin teases boosted XC marathon Oraklo 148 carbon hardtail

SR Suntour gets race ready with Auron Megavalanche Edition all-mountain fork

Fix Manufacturing creates compact wearable multi-tools for urban riders, skaters and snowboarders

Friday Roundup – Cycling Odds & Ends

Votec VE enduro mountain bike lets you switch geo, or travel, or both

3T hits the gravel+ with all new multi-surface Exploro carbon frame, and 650b+ wheels – First look

Week’s Best Videos: Pivot’s Fast is Fun, Patrol shreds the farm, Blackburn goes bike camping, etc.

Cane Creek C-Quent simplifies Double Barrel tuning for stock mountain bikes


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