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Escape the office with a 400-mile ride through British Columbia

Photo courtesy Bike magazine, Union; click on the photo to read more about Kemp's journey.Bike magazine correspondent Seb Kemp is currently on an assignment that is aptly titled "The Escape," as he's riding 400 miles through bountiful British Columbia by circumnavigating the Georgia Strait and "stopping off in Squamish, Sunshine Coast, Powell River, Cumberland, Hornby Island, Parksville, Duncan, and Saturna Island," he wrote. The journey, which is being..

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BMX rider Danny Campbell conquers Australia’s Wave Rock

Photo courtesy Tom Blachford, InfinityListThere is a peculiar granite rock formation in the middle of Western Australia's Hyden Wildlife Park that looks like a multi-colored wave, frozen in time. The wave, known as "Wave Rock," apparently called to Australian BMX rider Danny Campbell, who recently released a video of him mastering it. Like most skilled BMX riders, he makes conquering the 47-foot formation look easy, but the riding was more difficult than it appears,..

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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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