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CYDI Logo Beanies Are Here!

Old news for those of you who follow us on social media but for those of you who don’t, the new batch of fleece lined CYDI Logo Beanies have arrived. The timing couldn’t have been any more perfect considering the frigid temps that have rolled through the Midwest and Northeast in the past couple days. Anyway, if you’ve already ordered one it’s on its way. If you haven’t, get on it because we’ve already sold through more than half of them already. Pick one up from the CYDI STORE and I guarantee your head will be nice and toasty as…

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The Minion DVD (AKA The Minersville DVD)

Flo Jos, Johnnys, Rollers, Up and At ‘Em, Thunder, Lightening, Hips, Bunker, Ladies, Subba Bubba, if any of those names mean something to you then you’re going to love what we have for you today. The amount of good times had at Minersville is absolutely immeasurable. I still remember being completely blown away the first time that I ever went there. I had been to Posh, Nam, Push, and countless other trails at the time, but there was just something different about that place. Over the next few years I headed North every chance I got to spend time riding…

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Craig Kleckner in Transylvania

When I spotted this on Veloup a few days ago I almost couldn’t wait until Friday to post it. Craig was one of my favorite dudes to ride with and watch ride back in the day. I don’t think there is a single person who wouldn’t agree that Craig along with Shawn Shoener owned Minersville! Seeing Craig’s old part from Transylvania brought back a ton of good memories of hanging out and riding with those dudes. Now I just have to find some footage of Shawn!

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Review: True Temper 26″ Leaf Rake

I’m a huge fan of using plastic leaf rakes to dial in lips and landings. Years ago Shawn Shoener showed me the black art of doing so. I’ve seriously watched him not only dial in the shapes of jumps with a leaf rake but also somehow pack them in with one. He’s definitely the Jedi Master of using these things and though I’ll never be on his level, I have gotten pretty good with using them. One day I happened to be in a Lowes and decided to check out what their tool selection looked like. Home Depot’s dominate where…

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