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Racing the RIP 9 RDO in Wales
Racing the RIP 9 RDO in Wales
  By: Damian Groves A Valley-iant Start It’s been a long grueling offseason here in the UK, one to really test your minerals on the trails!...
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An Ethiopian Bikepacking Adventure
An Ethiopian Bikepacking Adventure
Words by: Eric Melson | Photos by: Campbell Diebolt The stars aligned. It felt like the universe had conspired to make our two-week bikepacking trip...
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Do’s and Don’ts of Bikepacking in Ireland
Do’s and Don’ts of Bikepacking in Ireland
Words and images by Adam Concannon The darker and shorter days of fall have the tendency to create a bit of restlessness in me. Which...
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Designing a New Bike Colorway
Designing a New Bike Colorway
Curious about what it takes to choose new colors for a bike?  We sat down with our Senior Graphic Designer, Nate Adams, to discuss how...
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Easier Cable Routing and Fresh New Colors for Spring
Easier Cable Routing and Fresh New Colors for Spring
At Niner, we work to make the lives of riders a little bit easier and a little more colorful. We’ve updated our trail bikes, the...
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Niner Acquired by UWHK Ltd.
Niner Acquired by UWHK Ltd.
The ink has dried and Niner has been officially acquired by UWHK Ltd. The acquisition was approved last week and the purchase closed Friday afternoon. We...
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#Ride2Mammoth, Day 1: From the Ocean into the Mountains with Amanda Nauman

Here’s an interesting idea. Start at the Pacific Coast, get on your bike with your training partners, ride east into the LA mountains on your way to the Sierra Nevadas. Amanda “Panda” Nauman and members of the SDG Factory Team are headed on a 400+ mile journey over three days, …

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 …