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Kitsbow Mountain Bike Apparel’s Join The #Obsessives Giveaway

Join the #ObsessivesGiveaway   At Kitsbow mountain bike apparel, we obsess over all things bike, great design, innovation, and of course the ride.  Enter a photo of what makes you an obsessive… the perfect load out, the conquered climb, your workshop, your morning coffee. Tag @Kitsbow and use #ObsessivesGiveaway to enter. You may be rewarded with Obsessive [...]
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December 1, 2014

History of Cycling Clothing

When the “safety bicycle” turned up replacing the big wheelers of the 1800’s, cycling became accessible for the first time. And before long, people were racing. Athletic competition often drives innovation and at the dawn of cycling as a competitive sport, most cycling clothing was wool. It was scratchy, and when it got soaked it [...]
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November 14, 2014

Across The Great Divide

Guest Blogger, Matt McLoone, shares about his 2,765 mile mountain bike adventure down the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route with Brett Ziegler’s, which put their Kitsbow gear through the test. - - Ever since we met in photo school over 8 years ago, we have talked about an epic adventure. Having the idea in the back [...]
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November 7, 2014

Welcoming new Obsessive Ava Frances

One of the reasons we got into making mountain biking apparel is because of great experiences with products we really love and companies that were doing things right. Those moments are inspiring. Our goals for Kitsbow come from wanting to create those kinds of experiences. So, when we received this letter from our customer, Andy, [...]
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November 3, 2014

The Photographer

  Obsessions run deep and can be pervasive. And in our line of work a lot comes down to presentation, so we definitely obsess about photography. We appreciate how high quality shots can accentuate the beauty of the ride, capture the emotion of the moment, and show off the fruit of our labor. It’s funny [...]
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October 30, 2014

BEND OR BUST

As the new new-media man at Kitsbow, I felt it was my moral obligation to take the Kitsbow van on an “Adventure”. What better excuse to visit my brother in Bend, Oregon, where we could tame the single track, ride the lifts, and shoot some photos…all while calling it work! Bend is a small, clean, [...]
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2014 Downieville Classic

‘Racers sink into the river, letting their tired legs relax as the dust washes away. Small moats and rocks are situated strategically to nestle cold beers in the shallow water. Locals sit on a bench in front of the drug store with cardboard boxes half-full of Busch cans. The heat is intense, so bright and [...]
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Trail Expressions: Mountain Biking in Sedona, Arizona

Trail Expressions looks at the places and locations where obsessives answer the call; It’s from the office. It’s far away. It’s conveniently stationed near a brewery. Find your next ride and a new place to express yourself here.  Smack dab in the middle of the Coconino National Forest, Sedona, Arizona is surrounded by countless miles of powerful singletrack [...]
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