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An Essential Piece of Equipment: Rebecca Rusch’s Blood Road Bike
An Essential Piece of Equipment: Rebecca Rusch’s Blood Road Bike
When you decide to head overseas on a bike trip that takes a month, there’s just a wee bit of planning that needs to be...
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The United States of Dirt: The Whiskey Off Road with Peloton Magazine and Team Clif Bar
The United States of Dirt: The Whiskey Off Road with Peloton Magazine and Team Clif Bar
We challenge you. Do a search for mountain bike races around the country. Cross country ain’t dead and Team Clif Bar and Peloton Magazine are out to prove...
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#Ride2Mammoth: Amanda Nauman Preps for Dirty Kanza
#Ride2Mammoth: Amanda Nauman Preps for Dirty Kanza
Watch the story of Amanda “Panda” Nauman’s ride that started at the Pacific ocean, in the sand, wound its way through the desert and finally into...
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Kirt Voreis and the Legendary Jackalope
Kirt Voreis and the Legendary Jackalope
Jackalope? What’s that? As a kid on my first drive across the U.S. with my folks, there was talk about something called a jackalope. Postcards...
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ROAD TO KANZA: MENSO DE JONG, FROM SINGLETRACK RACING TO GRAVEL
ROAD TO KANZA: MENSO DE JONG, FROM SINGLETRACK RACING TO GRAVEL
No stranger to grinding it out in the saddle for hours on end, Menso de Jong, a member of Team Clif Bar Mountain Biking and...
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Grass Roots Racing in the Mid-Atlantic: Dylan Johnson Wins the Cohutta 100
Grass Roots Racing in the Mid-Atlantic: Dylan Johnson Wins the Cohutta 100
83 fast-paced miles. Hit the gas at the start. Don’t let up. That’s what Dylan Johnson of Cameron Mountain Bike Racing did this past weekend....
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The Road to Kanza: Five Athletes. 200 Miles. How Will They Do?

The Newbie. The Crit Specialist. The Returning Champ. The Queen of Pain. The Mountain Bike Racer. Five athletes. One race. 200 miles. How will each one do? We won’t know until race day. For now, meet a determined crew of cyclists ready to take on one of gravel grinding’s top …

Road to Kanza: Rebecca Rusch, the Seasoned Veteran Returns

Rebecca Rusch, a three time winner of the Dirty Kanza, sat down with us and talked about her return to Emporia, Kansas, this time to take a shot at 100 miles of gravel. Watch the video and read the accompanying interview with even more information and insight from the Queen …

The Road to Kanza: The 200 Mile Criterium with Zack Allison

Zack Allison of Source Endurance Training and a member of Team Clif Bar Cycling has his sights set on winning the Dirty Kanza 200, a race he compares to a long criterium. We caught up with him during training to talk preparation and his motivation as he heads down the #roadtokanza. NINER: …

SUPPORTING TRAILS. NINER ANNOUNCES LIMITED EDITION JET 9 RDO. ENTER TO WIN YOURS.

WITHOUT TRAILS, WHAT WOULD WE ALL DO? Founded in 1988, the International Mountain Biking Association (IMBA) has worked to promote mountain biking throughout the world. Through advocacy, trail building and education, IMBA continues to work with government agencies, local municipalities and local bike clubs to make sure mountain bikers are …

The Road to Kanza: Through the Eyes of Amanda Nauman, Two Time Champion

Coming out of college where she competed as a NCAA swimmer, Amanda “Panda” Nauman knew she needed something to keep active and keep her competitive edge. She was drawn to cycling. After having spent years in the pool, cycling was something different and, she realized she enjoyed it. She began …

The Road to Kanza: Into the Unknown with Kristin Taylor

“I just go out and try stuff. No pressure. Just learn.” That quote may sum up Kristin Taylor, a Niner team member, who has embraced gravel biking and significantly progressed her mountain biking skills since coming to work for Niner just over a year ago. Hailing from Emporia, Kansas, Kristin …