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Seth's Bike Hacks Holiday Collection

December 31st, 1969

Looking for a great gift for the cyclist in your life? Trust the seal of approval from Seth at Seth's Bike Hacks. Here are his recommendations for great Genuine Innovations gifts this holiday season.

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Holiday Gift Guide 2018

December 31st, 1969

With our 2018 Holiday Gift Guide, Genuine Innovations' got you covered this gift-giving season (we've even got gifts for the hardest-to-buy-for on your list).

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12 Days of Christmas Giveaway 2018

December 31st, 1969

​Back by popular demand! Genuine Innovations and Slime are celebrating the holidays with their annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!

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Find Your Match: Selecting the Right CO2 Tire Inflator

December 31st, 1969

Go with the "flow" with this infographic that pairs you up with the right CO2 bicycle tire inflator. Let's make a match!

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Why Do CO2 Cartridges Get So Cold?

December 31st, 1969

Why do CO2 cartridges get so cold? And what can I do to combat the frostbite that I get when inflating my bicycle tires?

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Should You Bike with a Hand Pump or a CO2 Inflator?

December 31st, 1969

The two most common bicycle air inflation options have advantages and disadvantages. So which should you carry when out for a ride - A hand pump or CO2 inflator?

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Pulling the Trigger on CO2 Inflation

December 31st, 1969

Genuine Innovations offers a variety of CO2 technologies. What does it mean for your CO2 inflation device to be trigger-controlled and is it the best solution for your cycling needs?

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Never Bike Without Your Bacon

December 31st, 1969

Tubeless tire plugs are a bike bag must-have. Check out these photos of Genuine Innovations' tire plugs saving a cyclist's bacon!

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Goatheads: A Thorn in Every Biker’s Ride

December 31st, 1969

The dreaded goathead season has begun. From late spring until around October, goatheads are one of the leading causes of bicycle flat tires on trails and roadways. So how can you survive a bicycle ride in goathead country?

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Car Tested, Bike Rider Approved

December 31st, 1969

The story of a cyclist, her car tire, a self-expanding sheetrock screw and Genuine Innovations' Side of Bacon.

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How Much CO2 Does Your Bicycle Tire Need?

December 31st, 1969

We often get asked by bike shops and consumers, "How much CO2 do I need?" The answer differs depending on the size of your bicycle tires, so we put together a handy CO2 inflation chart to help. Check it out.

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How to Plug a Tubeless Tire

December 31st, 1969

While tubeless tires go flat less often than traditional tires, they are not a perfect solution and unfortunately, flat tires do still occur. But don't despair! With the Tubeless Tackle Kit and these 4 simple steps, you can easily repair your flat tire trailside.

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Get Ready for Spring with a Sale!

December 31st, 1969

Spring is nearly here!

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Introducing IBD Connect: An Online Resource for Bike Shops

December 31st, 1969

We are pleased to announce a new online marketing portal called IBD Connect. Designed to help bike shops learn and sell more, IBD Connect is the new one-stop-shop for all your Genuine Innovations product needs.

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Everything You Need to Know About CO2 Inflation for Bike Tires

December 31st, 1969

CO2 inflators are hugely convenient for bike riders, and these are just a few of the essentials you need to understand before you start using them.

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Threaded CO2 Cartridges versus Non-Threaded CO2 Cartridges

December 31st, 1969

Explore the various specifics and differences between threaded and non-threaded CO2 cartridges. Which one is best for you?

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8 Awesome Gifts for Bicyclists

December 31st, 1969

Do you have someone on your gift list who loves to bike? Don’t fret, we have the perfect gift ideas to please every bicyclist, including the commuter, road warrior, mountain trail enthusiast, family of bicyclists, and every rider in between. Below is a list of our favorite (and most popular) bike gifts.

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The 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway

December 31st, 1969

​Slime and Genuine Innovations is celebrating the holidays with a special 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway! Enter to win one of 12 holiday gift packs from Slime and Genuine Innovations for 12 consecutive days in December.

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Our Biggest Sale of the Year Has Begun!

December 31st, 1969

It’s here – our Biggest Sale of the Year!

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4 Irresistible Benefits of Using CO2 Inflators

December 31st, 1969

Consider carrying a CO2 inflator in your bike bag? Read on to learn about the benefits of CO2 inflator heads.

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For a Limited Time: Get FREE Genuine Innovations Products

December 31st, 1969

We are excited to announce the Grand Opening of our online store! Now, you can easily get your favorite Genuine Innovation inflators, CO2 cartridges and bicycle accessories directly from our website. To celebrate our Grand Opening, we are giving away free products ...

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Wish You Were Here: Outerbike Fall 2017 Wrap

December 31st, 1969

Billy gives a quick wrap up of his time at Fall Outerbike 2017. In short, he describes the event as "a recipe for mountain bike bliss."

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How Much Money Raised for Charity at Interbike 2017?

December 31st, 1969

You donated, we assembled! How much money was raised for charity with the Build Your Own AirChuck+ program at Interbike 2017?

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Getting More Kids on Bikes with NICA

December 31st, 1969

Genuine Innovations recently had the opportunity to met with a National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA) High School cycling team in Flagstaff, AZ

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Build Your Own AirChuck+ at Interbike 2017

December 31st, 1969

Slime and Genuine Innovations share a booth at Interbike 2017, and we have some exciting surprises in store for our booth visitors. Below are the top three reasons you should visit our Booth #7255 at Interbike.

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Your New Favorite Bike Accessory

December 31st, 1969

Lightweight, reliable and practical, the new Tubeless Tackle Kit ensures you never get stuck on the side of the trail again.

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Flashback Friday: GI Inflators for Life

December 31st, 1969

Genuine Innovations, good for life!

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Crossing our Nation One Step at a Time

December 31st, 1969

Joe has a chance encounter with a man pulling a 3-wheeler cart to every corner of the USA to help others.

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Up Close and Personal at the 2017 Tour of California

December 31st, 1969

Watch the cyclists in Stage 3 of the Tour of California zoom right past Genuine Innovations headquarters.

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Why We Support Bike Racing Events

December 31st, 1969

What do Genuine Innovations and Slime reps do at bike events?

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Outerbike is Here!!

December 31st, 1969

Come see and demo new products from 80 plus manufacturers this weekend.

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Prevent, Repair, Inflate: Not just a catchy slogan

December 31st, 1969

Plug it, don't replace it!

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Go Big and Go Home!

December 31st, 1969

What's cooking in the Bike Kitchen?

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Fore! Fat Bikes Take On Michigan

December 31st, 1969

USA Cycling Fat Bike Championships in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Support the little guy

December 31st, 1969

Love your local bike shop.

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5 tips for riding in the cold

December 31st, 1969

With my trip to Scotland approaching fast, and the impending damp and cold, I thought it would be timely to share some tips for riding in the cold. Riding in the cold can be fun if you're properly prepared and miserable if you aren't, so here are five tips for enjoying your cold-weather rides:

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New Year's Revolutions

December 31st, 1969

If you're anything like me, and my van, you're feeling a little buried after the holidays.

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A cyclocross winter?

December 31st, 1969

Try a cyclocross challenge this winter!

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GI saves the race… again.

December 31st, 1969

A great story from Spike at the Shenandoah 100 in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

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High Cascades 100

December 31st, 1969

Mountain bike racing is awesome. The High Cascades 100 in Bend, OR is no exception.

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Another reason to carry extra CO2 cartridges… Beer!

December 31st, 1969

Another reason to carry extra CO2 cartridges…

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Van Life

December 31st, 1969

Introducing "Great White", Syd & Macky's Adventure Van!

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129 Miles… ​15,000’ of Climbing… ​5 Passes…

December 31st, 1969

Think you got what it takes?!

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On the road with Billy.

December 31st, 1969

If you’ve ever been to Cortez, Colorado there are two things you need to know: Go to Kokopelli Bike and Board, and ride Phil’s World.

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Great Plug! (Literally!)

December 31st, 1969

Did you know that Genuine Innovations is an International company? If not, we are! Here is a review from Zyro UK on of the leading distributors of bike equipment in the Europe.

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Off to Chile

December 31st, 1969

​After racing the Andes-Pacifico Enduro in Santiago, Syd and I headed farther south and spent a month training in Nevados de Chillan, Chile until the first round of the Enduro World Series.

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This is an amazing story…

December 31st, 1969

Hector met us at Wildflower Triathlon in San Antonio…he was due on stage in a few hours to do a demonstration. You will never guess why this is such an amazing story.

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National Bike to School Day is Wednesday. May 4

December 31st, 1969

The idea is to promote exercise, bike safety and an environmentally friendly alternative to taking a vehicle to school each day. So, tune up your bike; fit your helmet and plan for flat tires – either your own or a friend’s. Don’t be late for school just because of a flat tire.

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Sea Otter Photo Review

December 31st, 1969

Maybe next year you will join us.

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Storie della strada (o del sentiero) raccontate dal nostro nuovo Rappresentante della West Coast

April 13th, 2016

Storie del sentiero (o della strada) raccontate da Billy Brenden, il nostro nuovo Rappresentante della West Coast - Mi sono fermato per incontrare Shigy, il proprietario di Rincon Cycles a Carpinteria (California). Shigy è anche proprietario di Shigy's, un po' più a sud, nella cittadina di Ventura!!! Chi l'avrebbe mai detto!

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Vi presento Billy Joel Brenden

April 6th, 2016

Il nuovo Rappresentante di zona di Genuine Innovations certamente viaggia in gran stile!

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Ci vediamo nella corsia delle biciclette!

March 30th, 2016

I viaggi sicuri spingono a muoversi maggiormente in bicicletta e a ridurre la presenza dei veicoli sulle strade.

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Sei un "Ciclista del bel tempo"?

March 23rd, 2016

Sei un "Ciclista del bel tempo"? Io no. Quando è arrivato il momento di pedalare, è arrivato il momento di pedalare, con la pioggia o con il sole.

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Andes-Pacifico Enduro 5 giorni

March 16th, 2016

La prima gara dell’anno a Santiago del Cile!

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Ultimissime.

March 9th, 2016

GI ha un nuovo modello per il ciclismo. Congratulazioni vivissime al nostro Manager per lo sviluppo e l’innovazione, Brendan Sangster, per essere apparso sull’edizione di aprile della rivista Bicycling.

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Impegnati per la sicurezza

March 2nd, 2016

Ci piacciano molto le corsie per le biciclette colorate. Sono in grado di incrementare la consapevolezza e, di conseguenza, rendono gli spostamenti in bicicletta più sicuri.

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La primavera è in arrivo!

February 24th, 2016

Con l'arrivo della primavera, è importante dare alla bicicletta una bella ripulita ed eseguirne la manutenzione.

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Viaggi internazionali

February 17th, 2016

Alcuni giorni prima del nostro viaggio in Cile, avevamo compilato una serie di liste: liste delle cose da fare ("sospendere il servizio del telefono cellulare Verizon", "costruire le biciclette per le corse", "bloccare la registrazione dell'auto"), liste delle cose da mettere in valigia ("treppiedi", "occhiali protettivi di scorta", "shampoo e balsamo"), liste dei pacchi che, ci auguravamo, sarebbero arrivati prima della nostra partenza ("guide MRP", "attrezzatura di addestramento per la sospensione TRX", "supporti per la bicicletta Seasucker").

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10 principali corse in bicicletta da strada per il 2016

February 10th, 2016

Circa un mese fa, abbiamo scritto un articolo sulle 10 principali corse in bicicletta da montagna da percorrere in America. Bene, questa è l'edizione sulle biciclette da strada. Scegliete pure quella che preferite… sono tutte stupende. Però fateci sapere come va la vostra corsa. Buon divertimento!

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Mercoledì su due ruote

January 27th, 2016

Nella sede centrale di Genuine Innovations a San Luis Obispo, "SLO", California, supportiamo con entusiasmo la nuova campagna della Contea Bike SLO, il "Mercoledì su due ruote.

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Il Nano.

January 20th, 2016

Il Nano. Questo è quanto… beh… quasi.

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2016 News!

January 13th, 2016

Happy New Year! Now that it's 2016, I have some exciting news that I can finally share.

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Holiday Hangover

January 6th, 2016

The holidays are finally over.

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10 principali sentieri per bicicletta da montagna da percorrere nel 2016 - Stati Uniti

December 30th, 2015

Un tempo, Theodore Roosevelt ha affermato: “Ecco il vostro Paese, fate tesoro di queste meraviglie nazionali, delle risorse naturali, della storia e dell'atmosfera idillica, e considerate tutto questo un patrimonio sacro”. Tenendo presente questo concetto, ci siamo rivolti alla nostra comunità e abbiamo chiesto quali fossero i principali itinerari per biciclette da montagna che intendevano percorrere quest'anno. Riportiamo di seguito le loro 10 destinazioni principali e, opportunamente, la numero 1 attraversa il Parco Roosevelt!

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Winter Training!

December 16th, 2015

As a mountain bike racer, winter can be hard. It's cold and wet, but training continues to be extremely important as the base you build in the winter has a big impact on how you perform during the season. Over the years I've figured out some tricks to make winter training more bearable (even fun). So here you go:

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The Good Stuff!

December 9th, 2015

Like most cyclists the equipment I use is not cheap. Quite the opposite really.

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It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a . . . Railbike?

December 2nd, 2015

That’s right! Bicycling made for the tracks.

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Moving? Love to bike?

November 25th, 2015

Looking for bicycle friendly communities? The League of American Bicyclists has updated their list! Enjoy!

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La sacca degli attrezzi

November 20th, 2015

L’anno 2015 è iniziato in Nuova Zelanda con la prima tappa del Campionato Mondiale Enduro a Rotorua. Da lì mi sono recato nella mia città natale di…

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Adoro pedalare.

November 13th, 2015

Inizio la giornata come la maggior parte degli americani.

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I pericoli delle corse in bicicletta.

November 6th, 2015

I pericoli delle corse nella natura selvaggia. Cosa fare quando ci si imbatte in un puma mentre si percorre un sentiero.

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Benvenuti al nostro nuovo sito web!

August 24th, 2015

Qui nell’assolata San Luis Obispo, California, stiamo lanciando ora il nostro nuovo sito web interattivo, con ciclisti e distributori di biciclette di tutto il mondo! Ci auguriamo che torniate a visitarlo spesso, per leggere il nostro blog, scoprire i prossimi eventi e postare le vostre recensioni dei prodotti!

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