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Got Pink?
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Wounded Warrior Project:
Phoenix to Vegas
Grow Your Own Bike?
Young Mechanics
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Stories From the Road:
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A Cycling Shambhala
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Interbike 2007 Intro


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Green Choices
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Pedros
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Coming alive
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Bike The World: New York
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The Ironclad Triathlon
The Ride of Silence
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Bike the World
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Get Your Friends to Ride!



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Sea Otter
Grand Theft Velo
In the Heart and Mind
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It's All About the Wheels
A sense of Paradox
Sea Otter: Super D
What is Sea Otter?



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Which Holiday Treat
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Raisin a Comeback
Marilyn Price:
Making Trips for Kids




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2006 CX Nationals Sidelines
2006 CX Nationals Day 2
2006 CX Nationals Day I
2006 CX Nationals Intro



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Warmth Recaptured
The Road Ahead
On The Well Worn Path
Fireflies in the
Garden of Gray

A Ride With the Cannibal
Hoop Talk



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Interbike '06
Grande Finale
Innocence Lost
Outdoor Demo
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Interbike 2006 Intro



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24 Hours of Willamette
Twilight at the Velodrome



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Pedros Fest '06
The Faces of Pedros
Not-so Still of the Night
The Bold and The Vulgar
Trailing Off
Stickers, Glue, Ribbons,
Markers

Good Times in the Sky
Downhiller Hunting at Jiminy
Pedros Fest Intro 2006



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Heart Rate Monitor
Mt. Hamilton
Critical Mass
The Mountain of the Devil
Fighting for the Finish
Hey Watch Your Feet!
Special Film Pull-out
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Tour du Parc
The Five Boro Bike Tour
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Stillwell Interpretive Trail
Resurrecting the Vanderbilt
Motor Parkway

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The Fat Tire Classic
The Road to Zamora
Edison, NJ Show
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Energy Crisis
CX Camp for Juniors
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Liberty Mutual Cyclocross
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Liberty Mutual Cyclocross
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Tasting the Brew
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275 Miles for Youth
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Patterson Pass Insurgence
The Power of Critical Mass



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Interbike '05/ Las Vegas
IB '05: Red Rocks Canyon
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Pedros Fest '05
Night Moves
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Words With Tinker Juarez
Pedros' Faces
Jiminy Peak Free Ride
Womens' Skills Clinic
Pedros: Day One
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And the Winner is...
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A d'Liteful Adventure
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BTC Daily 2004
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IBEX MTB Trail [Series]
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A Soggy 5 Island Tour
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Almighty Leap Ride
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Selle Italia/Cannondale Ride
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The Sun rings Bootleg Canyon and Interbike's Outdoor demo with crimson.

Hopping off the bus after leaving the Sands Convention Center at Bootleg Canyon, one is immediately struck by the crystal clear blue skies which provide a pleasing contrast to the crimson -orange hued rock formations that loom in the distance. Taking place at Nevada's Boulder Canyon, the first day of Interbike's Outdoor Demo does not disappoint when it comes to spectacular riding conditions. The canyon presents the whole package, azure blue skies replete with clouds, beneath which the ample rich red sandstone trails entice a cycling industry's "Who's Who" of riders, to cut and shred, sampling 2007's hottest new bikes and gear.

Cervelo's P# sports not only a new color scheme, but also an attractive rider ready to roll out the demo bike.

The first two days of Interbike always roll out the most sought after trinkets for riders to sample and drool over. But this year, we see some of the hottest new designs that have ever been unveiled. Some bikes impress with simple, classy new color choices. Others will blow your mind with radical tubing shapes. Still others present fresh, unique and in some cases wild new ideas.

This Moots Cinco has a delicate ride, but right now it sits idle at Interbike's Outdoor Demo in Bootleg Canyon.

Mountain Bikes, Roadies, Recumbants, Triathlon/TT Bikes, Step Bikes, every variety and/or style of bike you can possibly dream up is available for a test ride. Bikes aren't all there is to demo, scads of companies are present to showcase their latest designs in the form of Helmets, Tires, Sunglasses, Saddles, Wheels, and other accessories. Grab a saddle from Selle Italia, a helmet from Giro, some sunglasses from Addidas Eyewear, a set of pedals from Crank Brothers and an Orbea Orca and peel off toward the sun bathed horizon. Then comeback and switch it all out for a new combination to test every piece of gear that you desire. One of the unique things about this type of show is that it allows you to do side by side comparisons of the nearly every piece of the latest gear.

Interbike trinket come in many styles, shapes and colors, so do the attractive booth babes.

Cyclists come from all over the country and the world to take part in the pilgrimage of the faithful to Nevada's Bootleg Canyon. We ran into shop owners from the East Coast, the West Coast and everywhere in between while vendors arrived from around the globe. This industry-only event draws a bustling crowd of shop owners, dealers, manufacturer's representatives, and manufacturers for a numner of reasons. Some are here to see the latest ideas to add to their inventories. Some are here to extol the virtues of their newest creations. Others are here to see what their competition has been up to. It's this kind of convention that spurs on healthy competition, becoming the catalyst that ensures a wealth of innovative ideas for cyclists.

This year's Interbike buzz looks to be the new craze of 29'ers, a mountain bike built around 700 size wheels with fat tires, whcih yeild a smoothe ride and 29 inches of wheel comfort.

As a spectator at Interbike, one gets the sense of developing industry trends and what is going to blow up as the next "Big Thing" in cycling. One such development is the current "29'er" craze. Last year at the convention you might have seen a hand full of companies producing 29'ers. This year nearly every manufacturer of Mountain Bikes has their foray into the 29'er genre. Joseph Martin from Salsa bikes had this to say about it, "While smaller riders can ride them, they (29'ers) are a perfect platform for larger riders... Who's going to be riding them? Riders that have been mountain biking for a long time. They are going to like this as a fresh idea. Something new for them to try. The 29 inch is great for cross country style riding, it takes a little to get them going but, once they rollin', smooth...."

A long standing tradition, the so called hang over ride is anything but, a strong and clear mind and body are needed to participate and enoy this ride through the desert.

Outdoor Demo: One of the other highlights of the Outdoor Demo is the Hangover ride. Riders from SCOTT bike lead a road tour from Bootleg Canyon down to Lake Mead.

The Scott CR1 is lean efficient and stiff yet not boney, it was a sweet ride at Interbike's Outdoor demo at Bootleg Canyon.

SCOTT sponsors the event and provides access to its entire line of high end carbon fiber bikes. Anyone interested can take an extended test ride. Co-sponsor Mavic provides the use of of its team support car to give you the feeling of what it is like to be a pro cyclist.

The Mavic company lends its support car to the Hangover ride. It give the feel of a pro event to this beautiful ride.

Cruise out on a race bred carbon fiber bike, down along the simply stunning scenery including views of Lake Mead and the surrounding valley. Perfectly clean, smooth asphalt welcomes cyclists that are used to riding in less then pristine conditions.

Smoothe riding and clear asphalt make the Lake Mead Ride enjoyable, the scenery makes it unforgettable.

If you happened to get a flat or have some other technical issue, the Mavic car was right there to swap in a fresh Ksyrium SSL and send you back on your way. Empty water bottles? The team car was there... Once you arrive at Lake Mead, you had the opportunity to gather with all the other riders and compare notes on the bikes and the scenery. After taking a moment to ogle the breathtaking views you had the opportunity to see how the your SCOTT CR1 handled on the vigorous climb back up to Bootleg Canyon.

Twilight at the Interbike outdoor demo at Bootleg Canyon


Jump off your bike after the early morning jaunt on the Hangover Ride and jump back on any other bike available. Then spend the rest of the day experiencing bikes, the local trails and soaking up some of that ambrosial western sunshine. Once you are satisfied or just too exhausted to ride anymore, shuttle yourself back to The Strip and walk through the Venetian in your salt ringed jerseys with your less-than-pleasant smelling gloves and helmet drawing some attention from confused looking gamblers. Rest up, the indoor section of the expo is almost here...

Spinning on the concrete, the Indoor Expo looms ahead.

The Sun rings Bootleg Canyon and Interbike's Outdoor demo with crimson.

Hopping off the bus after leaving the Sands Convention Center at Bootleg Canyon, one is immediately struck by the crystal clear blue skies which provide a pleasing contrast to the crimson -orange hued rock formations that loom in the distance. Taking place at Nevada's Boulder Canyon, the first day of Interbike's Outdoor Demo does not disappoint when it comes to spectacular riding conditions. The canyon presents the whole package, azure blue skies replete with clouds, beneath which the ample rich red sandstone trails entice a cycling industry's "Who's Who" of riders, to cut and shred, sampling 2007's hottest new bikes and gear.

Cervelo's P# sports not only a new color scheme, but also an attractive rider ready to roll out the demo bike.

The first two days of Interbike always roll out the most sought after trinkets for riders to sample and drool over. But this year, we see some of the hottest new designs that have ever been unveiled. Some bikes impress with simple, classy new color choices. Others will blow your mind with radical tubing shapes. Still others present fresh, unique and in some cases wild new ideas.

This Moots Cinco has a delicate ride, but right now it sits idle at Interbike's Outdoor Demo in Bootleg Canyon.

Mountain Bikes, Roadies, Recumbants, Triathlon/TT Bikes, Step Bikes, every variety and/or style of bike you can possibly dream up is available for a test ride. Bikes aren't all there is to demo, scads of companies are present to showcase their latest designs in the form of Helmets, Tires, Sunglasses, Saddles, Wheels, and other accessories. Grab a saddle from Selle Italia, a helmet from Giro, some sunglasses from Addidas Eyewear, a set of pedals from Crank Brothers and an Orbea Orca and peel off toward the sun bathed horizon. Then comeback and switch it all out for a new combination to test every piece of gear that you desire. One of the unique things about this type of show is that it allows you to do side by side comparisons of the nearly every piece of the latest gear.

Interbike trinket come in many styles, shapes and colors, so do the attractive booth babes.

Cyclists come from all over the country and the world to take part in the pilgrimage of the faithful to Nevada's Bootleg Canyon. We ran into shop owners from the East Coast, the West Coast and everywhere in between while vendors arrived from around the globe. This industry-only event draws a bustling crowd of shop owners, dealers, manufacturer's representatives, and manufacturers for a numner of reasons. Some are here to see the latest ideas to add to their inventories. Some are here to extol the virtues of their newest creations. Others are here to see what their competition has been up to. It's this kind of convention that spurs on healthy competition, becoming the catalyst that ensures a wealth of innovative ideas for cyclists.

This year's Interbike buzz looks to be the new craze of 29'ers, a mountain bike built around 700 size wheels with fat tires, whcih yeild a smoothe ride and 29 inches of wheel comfort.

As a spectator at Interbike, one gets the sense of developing industry trends and what is going to blow up as the next "Big Thing" in cycling. One such development is the current "29'er" craze. Last year at the convention you might have seen a hand full of companies producing 29'ers. This year nearly every manufacturer of Mountain Bikes has their foray into the 29'er genre. Joseph Martin from Salsa bikes had this to say about it, "While smaller riders can ride them, they (29'ers) are a perfect platform for larger riders... Who's going to be riding them? Riders that have been mountain biking for a long time. They are going to like this as a fresh idea. Something new for them to try. The 29 inch is great for cross country style riding, it takes a little to get them going but, once they rollin', smooth...."

A long standing tradition, the so called hang over ride is anything but, a strong and clear mind and body are needed to participate and enoy this ride through the desert.

Outdoor Demo: One of the other highlights of the Outdoor Demo is the Hangover ride. Riders from SCOTT bike lead a road tour from Bootleg Canyon down to Lake Mead.

The Scott CR1 is lean efficient and stiff yet not boney, it was a sweet ride at Interbike's Outdoor demo at Bootleg Canyon.

SCOTT sponsors the event and provides access to its entire line of high end carbon fiber bikes. Anyone interested can take an extended test ride. Co-sponsor Mavic provides the use of of its team support car to give you the feeling of what it is like to be a pro cyclist.

The Mavic company lends its support car to the Hangover ride. It give the feel of a pro event to this beautiful ride.

Cruise out on a race bred carbon fiber bike, down along the simply stunning scenery including views of Lake Mead and the surrounding valley. Perfectly clean, smooth asphalt welcomes cyclists that are used to riding in less then pristine conditions.

Smoothe riding and clear asphalt make the Lake Mead Ride enjoyable, the scenery makes it unforgettable.

If you happened to get a flat or have some other technical issue, the Mavic car was right there to swap in a fresh Ksyrium SSL and send you back on your way. Empty water bottles? The team car was there... Once you arrive at Lake Mead, you had the opportunity to gather with all the other riders and compare notes on the bikes and the scenery. After taking a moment to ogle the breathtaking views you had the opportunity to see how the your SCOTT CR1 handled on the vigorous climb back up to Bootleg Canyon.

Twilight at the Interbike outdoor demo at Bootleg Canyon


Jump off your bike after the early morning jaunt on the Hangover Ride and jump back on any other bike available. Then spend the rest of the day experiencing bikes, the local trails and soaking up some of that ambrosial western sunshine. Once you are satisfied or just too exhausted to ride anymore, shuttle yourself back to The Strip and walk through the Venetian in your salt ringed jerseys with your less-than-pleasant smelling gloves and helmet drawing some attention from confused looking gamblers. Rest up, the indoor section of the expo is almost here...

Spinning on the concrete, the Indoor Expo looms ahead.

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