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Extreme mountain unicycling video shows just how extreme it can be

Extreme mountain biking is crazy enough, but take away one wheel and what are you left with? Extreme mountain unicycling, or put another way, extreme craziness. We've seen mountain unicycling, aka muni, but not the extreme version. We wonder just how popular it could become, based on this video, particularly the part where the unicycle goes tumbling down the mountain without its rider. Watch two German unicyclists as they go extreme:The two crazies are Lutz Eichholz and Stephanie..

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The ‘Queen of Comebacks’ makes you feel like a wuss

Photo courtesy Bike magazine, Danielle Baker; click on the photo to read the Bike magazine profileThe number of injuries that former pro BMXer Tara Llanes has endured has Bike magazine calling her the "Queen of Comebacks." Broken collarbones. Fractured ribs. Partially collapsed lungs. And a spinal cord injury that left her in a wheelchair. But every setback hasn't kept her back for long, which is immediately obvious if you read Bike magazine's recent profile on her by clicking..

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‘Petr Kraus in Greenland’ offers incredible bike stunts and scenery

Beside the incredible scenery of Greenland--from glaciers to waterfalls to the quaintness of Greenland towns--trial biker Petr Kraus of the Czech Republic presents his special talents of precision tricks and refined style on a mountain bike in a video called "Petr Kraus in Greenland." Kraus jumps over a snowmobile, rides the wooden rail of a boat, and jumps from boat to boat, all in front of the beautiful backdrop of Greenland. Watch, it is well worth 1 minute, 57 seconds of your time:

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Bike magazine weighs in on the new Santa Cruz Tallboy LTc

What's the best mountain bike out there? Experts will tell you there is no right answer to that question. After all, the mountain biking experience is different for everyone. What's good for the casual trail rider is hardly the right fit for the big mountain bomber. Skill level, of course, plays a vital role as well. And while all mountain bikers understand these variables well, they still yearn to know what the best "all around" bike is. Naturally, this causes great pains for..

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