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6 different types of rides that pair well with Thanksgiving
At some point on Thanksgiving Day you’ll most likely be tucking into a meal with family and/or friends, but what will you do earlier in...
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UPDATE! Niner introduces new build kits for gravel bikes
UPDATE! Niner introduces new build kits for gravel bikes
You asked, we listened. Believe it or not, we do listen to people who talk to us about our bikes and the components we hang...
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How to make your own energy bars
How to make your own energy bars
Let’s face it. We eat energy bars. We stuff them in our pockets, our backpacks and our bikepacks. We consume them on the trail. They’re...
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Behind the 9: Pedal Damn It! It’s always been a Niner thing.
Behind the 9: Pedal Damn It! It’s always been a Niner thing.
Pedal Damn It. A simple phrase for a simple bike. Back in its fledgling stage, Chris Sugai, one of Niner’s founders, had six or maybe...
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A Bomb’s Journey: Rebecca Rusch’s Return to Laos
A Bomb’s Journey: Rebecca Rusch’s Return to Laos
Rebecca Rusch just keeps moving. She’s flown around the world this year promoting her film, Blood Road and raising awareness about the dangers of landmine...
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Is there really good mountain biking in Kansas?
Is there really good mountain biking in Kansas?
When you think of the State of Kansas, what picture comes to mind? Flat plains? Fields of agriculture and livestock? Yes, and no. In fact,...
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Bikepacking the Swiss Alps? A look at Nam’s Preparation

Switzerland by bike? Sounds heavenly to Tenzim (Nam) Namdol one of this year’s smiliest Blackburn Rangers. Here’s a little behind the scenes from Nam about her bikepacking preparation. (Oh, and we also snuck in her application video about why she wants to ride Switzerland and her connection there.) Pre-Ride Test …