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Inside: Outside’s Bike Test
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Every year, the Outside team tests dozens of bikes, looking for the most innovative designs and new technology. This winter, we landed in Tucson, Arizona, and spent two weeks grinding singletrack in the desert. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at the gear, riders, and whiskey behind the Outside Bike Test.