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The hills and bicycle and all the other nice stuff in the header of the new redesign completely disappear in IE 8:

What it's supposed to look like (Chrome):

What it looks like in IE 8:

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    Several fixes exist. :) – Stephen Touset Aug 2 '11 at 22:37
  • Looks like there are two background-images applied to body. I'm guessing that IE is ignoring the first one (that scenery). – Nathan G. Aug 2 '11 at 22:37
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    @StephenTouset I am well aware of browser alternatives, and do not use IE as my primary browser. However, not all cyclists are as technically savvy, and some people are bound by the browser available on their computer, particularly in corporate settings. – nhinkle Aug 2 '11 at 23:24
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    Just ribbing you a bit, man! Don't gotta take it so seriously. – Stephen Touset Aug 2 '11 at 23:45
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    yes it's caused by multiple backgrounds in css3. IE8 doesn't support it. I'll try to find a work around. – Jin Aug 3 '11 at 6:47
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    Hills disappear under IE8?? Finally a reason for me to switch!! – Daniel R Hicks Aug 3 '11 at 18:30
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Confirmed, I can repro with IE9 in IE8 mode (via the f12 developer tools).

  • I get the same thing in IE9 in Compatiblity View. – Joe Bronikowski Aug 4 '11 at 19:40
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We no longer officially support IE8, and this problem doesn't affect the functionality of the site.

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