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Week in Review: New stuff flying in from Sea Otter including Hope’s carbon FS, plus XT Di2 & much more!

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Sea Otter is wrapping up this weekend and we’re there absorbing all of the new goodies being showcased. Shimano unveils XT Di2, Fat Chance brings the Slim Chance back, Urge’s new full face and … Hope builds a bike?


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SOC16: Norco Optic trail bike lets you see the trail in a whole new light

SOC16: Vittoria bolsters Plus & DH mountain bike tire spread, plus new cyclocross tire & more

SOC16: Stages adds GXP power meter arm, more mountain bike spindle options

SOC16: Continental Grand Prix 4 Seasons road tire goes black, plus new/upated MTB treads

Friday Roundup – Cycling Odds & Ends

SOC16: the Slim Chance makes a return with beautiful U.S. made steel Fat Chance road bikes

SOC16: Kali Zoka brings adult & youth DH-certified full face helmets under $100

SOC16: Formula cures braking woes with Cura, switches to mineral oil

Polar V800 GPS watch pairs with GoPro for controls & video stats

Urge drops in with new Down-O-Matic RR full-face DH helmet

SOC16: Pivot LES 29 gets lighter, stiffer, and can get fatter

SOC16: Hope Tech’s HB.211 carbon fiber full suspension bike redefines “full custom”

SOC16: Marin shows 2017 Pine Mountain 1, Ushers in new 141mm Boost Open QR dropouts

SOC16: Trek Farley EX full suspension 27.5″ fat bike crushes all seasons, hardtails get lighter

SOC16 – New Challenge Dune cyclocross tire floats on sand, all Team Edition tubular CX tires updated

SOC16 – Stan’s NoTubes takes mountain bike rims wider, lighter and stiffer

Brooks celebrates 150 years with special edition bikes from Brompton, Canyon & Skeppshult

Shimano brings SLX up the mountain with an 11 speed (mostly) upgrade

Verve RevUp drops the magnets for Infocrank power meter cadence sensing

Shimano XT Di2 8050 mountain bike group unveiled, debuts wireless setup for all Di2

Found: Pass & Stow handmade bicycle racks & Bart Brake parking brake strap

Just in: New steel 8bar NEUKLN fixed gear do-it-all commuter

Review: Featherweight Fuji SL 1.3 floats like a butterfly, but only the competition will feel the sting

veloToze Helmet Cover adds instant wind and rain protection for your head

SOC16: Spot Rollik full suspension bike gets official w/ Lumpkin’s Living Link carbon flex plate

Maxxis Appalachian Summit – New tire testing at the Mulberry Gap Mountain Bike Get-a-way

NAHBS 2016: No22 drops new carbon cyclocross fork, Drifter gravel bike & other updates

Yuba beefs up the Boda Boda cargo bike, then takes it off road

Test ride an alloy Eddy Merckx and you could win a jersey signed by The Cannibal

Rapha debuts fresh Liberty inspired women’s Souplesse kit, plus special edition Donhou bike

Santa Cruz celebrates Chris King’s 40th anniversary with limited edition 5010 mountain bike

Campagnolo EPS now talks to your Garmin GPS cycling computer

Shoot for better performance with red (and green ) Baron Xert apps on your Garmin

Industry Nine rolls out wider Enduro and Ultralite wheels, plus Centerlock on the road

Speedvagen OG1 stock road bikes now shipping, the wait is over in more ways than one

New hydration packs emerge from Platypus in all shapes & sizes, for women & men

Restore, renew, or just get plain funky with Spray.Bike – A rattle can just for bikes!

Slay some singletrack with new plus-sized Jerónimo Ti MTB 27.5″ Plus

Intense and POC continue gear collaboration for 2016 World Cup Downhill Series

Yeti stretches its legs with new SB5.5C long travel 29er

2017 Fox Racing Shox overview – More Boost, more options & more controls

Ibis unveils 6 new wheelsets with wide carbon and aluminum rims, options for Industry 9 hubs, more

SRAM Guide brakes get upgraded S4 calipers across entire range

Roubaix Tech: Scicon brings semi-custom pro Race Rain Bag to amateurs as well

Trek Bicycle and Sven Nys Announce New Partnership

Bikerumor Pic Of The Day: Swettenham, Cheshire, England

Trailcraft adds 1×10 wide range gearing option to youth mountain bikes

Review: Fatback Skookum will have you thinking fat bikes year ’round

First Rides & Actual Weights – Lauf Grit leaf spring gravel road bike suspension fork

VeloFix’s mobile repair service will now deliver a new Turner, Van Dessel and more

BFS 2016: Apidura teams up with Rapha for limited edition Brevet bikepacking bags

GoTENNA lets you text & map on your smartphone even when there’s no signal

BFS 2016: Alternative urban helmet ideas from Rockwell & Ribcap

Bikepack and backpack with Vagabond’s modular bags that attach to the bike… or you!

Rocky Mountain floats in on new Pipeline full suspension Plus bike

Domahidy Designs goes Viral, launches Skeptic Pinion Gearbox 29er/27.5+ mountain bike

New Éclat AK Pedals switch hit so you can keep grinding – Updated

Schwinn gets kids riding faster, stronger, longer with new SmartStart youth bicycles

Endurance Films Training Institute unleashes streaming cycling workout videos on any device

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