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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

April 13th, 2016

Maybe next year you will join us.

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Relatos del camino (o el sendero) de nuestro representante de la costa oeste

April 13th, 2016

Relatos del sendero (o el camino) de nuestro representante de la costa oeste, Billy Brenden: me detuve a hablar con Shigy de Rincon Cycles en Carpinteria, CA. Según parece, ¡Shigy también es dueño de Shigy’s en Ventura, CA! ¡A quién se le hubiera ocurrido!

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Les presentamos a Billy Joel Brenden

April 6th, 2016

Genuine Innovations ahora cuenta con un nuevo representante técnico y ¡viaja con estilo!

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Nos vemos en el carril para bicicletas.

March 30th, 2016

Si las rutas para bicicleta son más seguras, más ciclistas se animarán a salir a montar y de ese modo se podrá reducir el número de vehículos en carretera.

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¿Montas en bicicleta solamente cuando hace buen tiempo?

March 23rd, 2016

¿Montas en bicicleta solamente cuando hace buen tiempo? Porque yo no, cuando es hora de montar, es hora de montar así llueva o truene.

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Andes-Pacífico: Enduro de 5 días

March 16th, 2016

Primera carrera de la temporada: ¡en Santiago, Chile!

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Stop the Presses!

December 31st, 1969

GI has a new cycling model. Big congratulations to our Innovation Development Manager Brendan Sangster for making it in to Bicycling Magazine’s April addition.

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Bike Safety

December 31st, 1969

We love colored bike lanes. The added awareness factor makes it so much safer.

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Spring is Coming

December 31st, 1969

With spring on the way, it’s important to give your bike a good going through.

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Viajes internacionales

February 17th, 2016

Los días antes de nuestro viaje a Chile estuvieron llenos de listas: listas de lo que debíamos hacer (“suspender el servicio de Verizon”, “armar las bicicletas de carreras”, “suspender el registro del coche”), listas de qué empacar (“trípode”, “gafas protectoras de repuesto”, “champú y acondicionador”), listas de paquetes que rezábamos por que llegaran antes de irnos (“guías de MRP”, “entrenador de suspensión TRX”, “estantes Seasucker para bicicleta”).

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Los 10 mejores recorridos por carretera en bicicleta para 2016

February 10th, 2016

Hace como un mes, escribimos sobre los 10 mejores viajes en bicicleta por las montañas de Estados Unidos. Pues, aquí tienes la edición de ciclismo en carretera. No importa cuál elijas, porque todos son geniales. Cuéntanos cómo ha sido tu recorrido. ¡Disfruta!

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What a Great Idea!

January 27th, 2016

Start a new bike campaign in your town!

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The Nano

December 31st, 1969

Possibly the world's smallest inflator!

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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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Los 10 senderos montañosos para bicicleta que debes recorrer en 2016, Estados Unidos

December 30th, 2015

Teodoro Roosevelt dijo una vez, “Este es su país, aprecien los tesoros nacionales, aprecien los recursos naturales, aprecien la historia y el romance, puesto que es un patrimonio sagrado”. Con esa idea, solicitamos ideas de la comunidad y les preguntamos cuáles de los mejores senderos montañosos para bicicleta les gustaría recorrer este año. Estos son los 10 principales y es apropiado que el número uno sea en Roosevelt Park:

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Winter Training!

December 31st, 1969

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 31st, 1969

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 31st, 1969

That’s right! Bicycling made for the tracks.

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Moving? Love to bike?

December 31st, 1969

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

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La bolsa para herramientas

November 20th, 2015

El año 2015 empezó en Nueva Zelanda con el primer recorrido del Enduro World Series en Rotorua. De ahí pasé por mi ciudad natal...

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Es por esto que estoy en la industria del ciclismo

November 13th, 2015

Empiezo mi día como muchos otros estadounidenses. Me despierto, me arreglo, tomo café, desayuno y me voy a trabajar.

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Los peligros del ciclismo.

November 6th, 2015

Los peligros del ciclismo por el monte. Qué hacer cuando te encuentras con un puma por el sendero.

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¡Bienvenido a nuestro nuevo sitio web!

August 18th, 2015

Nos encontramos en la soleada ciudad de San Luis Obispo, California, en el lanzamiento de nuestro nuevo sitio web interactivo con ciclistas y concesionarios alrededor del mundo. Esperamos que regrese con frecuencia para leer nuestro blog, consultar los eventos próximos, así como publicar sus propias evaluaciones de los productos.

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