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Liked a comment on the item VP-Harrier Altitude Pedals 9/12/2014 5:21 PM

For the love of god get rid of this slide show format! just show the images on 1 page

Liked a comment on the item Building Blog: 2014 Rampage 9/11/2014 8:28 AM

I'm not sure how you could say that its been "one trick rampage wins". You clearly did not pay attention to the contest the past 2 years. Re-watch Kurt Sorge from 2 years ago, he barely did any tricks. He threw a superman and a backflip down the bottom section, thats it. And Strait last year? His no hander off...more

Added a comment about photo 2015 Ellsworth Dare Carbon 9/9/2014 10:09 AM
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I agree with you, no way a bike can be optimized for that wide a range of riding. Just pointing out why they had the mount on there. I think its a poor choice considering they already have a 150mm 27.5 bike and a 180mm bike in their lineup.

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Added a comment about photo 2015 Ellsworth Dare Carbon 9/9/2014 9:30 AM
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Read the description, its supposed to be able to be a DH, FR or enduro bike with different shock/travel settings. Some people still run derailleurs on enduro setups.

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Added reply in a thread 2015 Racing Rumours - MTB Musical Chairs 9/8/2014 6:30 PM

If you look at the frame designs, there are a lot of similarities. The Sunn uses a small dogbone and a solid rear triangle, while the Devinci uses a pivot at the dropout instead, but link design, placement and actuation are all similar. I have a 1996 ... more »

Added reply in a thread 2015 Racing Rumours - MTB Musical Chairs 9/8/2014 1:01 PM

Yeah boy = Conner Fearon? (Yeah Conna!) Syringes = Needles Horse = Cam Cole Beer = Nick Beer Heart = Danny Hart More interesting though, KTM?! Sunn?! YT?! Curious to see if there are new machines to go with new teams. Also, the Intense could be Palmer's ... more »

Liked a comment on the item Gee Atherton and Manon Carpenter Win 2014 World Championships 9/7/2014 3:11 PM



Liked a comment on the item Greg Minnaar and Rachel Atherton Fastest in Worlds Timed Training 9/6/2014 7:49 AM

If Greg three peats, that would be massive. And the boxer goes home with no one.

Added a comment about video Vital RAW - World Champs Hafjell DH Practice 9/4/2014 5:46 PM
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Wait, I got it......call it the Highway Huck

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Added a comment about photo Value DH Project: Bike Build Gallery 8/19/2014 7:40 AM
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Also keep in mind that these are retail prices. If someones buying a complete bike from me they're never paying retail. A good shop should give you a hefty discount if you're buying this much stuff at once.

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Added a comment about photo Value DH Project: Bike Build Gallery 8/19/2014 7:38 AM
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Love the concept, this is something I do regularly when a customer comes to me with a budget. I do have some suggestions though:

-Joystick stuff is cool but far from value. You could use a Kore cockpit to save quite a bit: OCD bar($60), Torsion direct mount stem($55) and a Fazer saddle ($45). Saves you $140.
-I do not consider plastic pedals to be DH rated. Something like the new DMR V-12 ($75) would be more appropriate. -No matter how much you save, old school slip-on grips are never worth it. Get some decent lock-ons and be done
with it.

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Added a comment about feature New Rocky Mountain Flatline Nearing Production? 8/15/2014 4:41 PM
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I think you mean Norco wants their bike back. Horst link pivot rocker link, this thing is pretty much an Aurom. Trek uses ABP/Split Pivot rear end.

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Added a comment about slideshow 26 Ain't Dead - Leogang World Cup Downhill Race Slideshow 6/17/2014 7:36 AM
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I agree 100%, but when working with carbon the bikes they race need to be the bikes they sell, and somehow the industry has convinced the high-end market that every new bike needs 650b wheels, so companies have to balance what the team guys want with want the market demands. I think it makes a strong argument for custom alloy team bikes ala GT, giving them complete control over what they race with no concern for market demands. Think about it, should we as consumers actually be riding what a WC pro races on? I can't ride nearly as fast as them, so why would I need the same bike?

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Added a comment about slideshow 26 Ain't Dead - Leogang World Cup Downhill Race Slideshow 6/16/2014 11:29 AM
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Current V-10 has been around for a bit and their whole lineup is moving that way. Gotta assume the next version will be 650 with some influence from the new Nomad (longer front ends, lower bb, maybe shorter chainstay, not sure if headangle needs to go slacker but they might just to stay 'current').

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Added a comment about feature 7 Things the Leogang World Cup Taught Me 6/16/2014 11:02 AM
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Ya, with how dry it was and how much you had to slow down for that last step/compression because otherwise it would buck you on to the front wheel for the corner? I dunno, seemed pretty damn hard/technical to me. Greg almost threw it away in the same spot. That section required the perfect balance of braking, body position and momentum. Seemed like that and the multi-line steep left hander were spots that made a big difference with such tight racing.

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Liked a comment on the item 7 Things the Leogang World Cup Taught Me 6/16/2014 10:58 AM

Easy corner?

Liked a comment on the item Cairns DH Highlights 4/28/2014 9:21 AM

Brilliant footage as ever but I had to mute the speakers half way through. What's with the gash, over dramatic, hollywood style music on these Red Bull edits. It's like they send the footage to RB, then some corporate pleb adds the soundtrack.

Added a comment about news blog Jared Graves and Anne-Caroline Chausson Fastest on EWS Day One in Chile 4/19/2014 4:29 PM
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Cedric in 4th, Anne Caro out in front, its like a 1999 WC DH result. Pretty impressive considering they're both more than twice the age of many of their competitors.

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Liked a comment on the item Jared Graves and Anne-Caroline Chausson Fastest on EWS Day One in Chile 4/19/2014 4:25 PM

So there goes the theory that 27.5 are better blá blá blá,