Tag Archive: mountain bike

Breezer recalls “Downtown”-style bicycles

Advanced Sports International is recalling 1,700 Breezer Downtown bicycles after receiving a dozen reports of pedals disconnecting from the spindles.

Owners are urged to stop riding the bicycles because the dropped pedal can lead to a fall and injury. The pedals can be replaced for free at an authorized Breezer dealer.

The bikes, made in …

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Bike importer recalls GT downhill mountain bikes

Wilton, Conn.-based Cycling Sports Group is recalling two brands of GT downhill mountain bikes because the faulty wheel hubs can break and cause the break systems to fail.

The importer and the Consumer Product Safety Commission reports five cases of broken hubs. Consumers are urged to stop riding the bikes and to return them to the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/07/18/bike-importer-recalls-gt-downhill-mountain-bikes/

Evergreen Mountain Bike Festival creates knobby fun

Hundreds of mountain biking enthusiasts flocked to Duthie Hill Park in Issaquah on Saturday to celebrate all things having to do with knobby-tires.

Duthie Hill FestivalHere, a pro free-styler flies through the air on one of the runs at the Go Huck Yourself Jump Jam down in the Flow Park section of Duthie Hill.

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Bicycling on road and dirt on tap in Seattle area this weekend

It might not feel like summer yet, but a couple of summer bicycling events are on tap this weekend in the Seattle area.

The 3-day Evergreen Mountain Bike Festival gets underway this evening with its volunteer recognition celebration at Duthie Hill Park. The mountain bike event continues all-day Saturday at Duthie and Sunday at Black Diamond.

Then on Saturday, the Flying Wheels Century takes a flying start in Redmond. …

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Grand Ridge: New trail for mountain bikers and hikers completed

After volunteers put in more than 40,000 hours of labor over the past 10 years, the completion of a new 7-mile trail in the Issaquah Highlands (WA) will be celebrated with a public hike and barbecue on Thursday.

The Grand Ridge Trail is open to mountain bikers, hikers and equestrians. The trail includes a 40-foot-long log bridge, two shorter log bridges and the just-completed 600-foot-long elevated boardwalk that passes over a hemlock bog.

The Washington Trail Association held 448 volunteer events …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2012/04/03/grand-ridge-new-trail-for-mountain-bikers-and-hikers-opens/