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Reply to 180mm Bike Face-off! 10/17/2017 9:25 PM

Nice one. They were one of the first "Mini DH" bikes.

Reply to Do Clipless Pedals Need a New Name? 10/17/2017 8:11 AM

Meat grinders! I once slipped a pedal gapping into a long set of stairs. Not pretty. little coils of skin everywhere.On the toe strap note... Back in the toe strap days, I used to ride in my soccer cleats that had semi soft, molded cleats. They would ... more »

Reply to Quarq Shockwiz... 10/17/2017 8:06 AM

We rent them/it out at Art's in San Luis Obisbo. That doesn't do you so much good over in Spain, but at least it lets you know that Butters is right. Happy tuning!

Reply to 2017 Rampage Bikes 10/13/2017 8:25 PM

Nice R-Dog! Gonna ride that Yamaha yellow ride? Sweet.

Reply to Cardigo has unlocked a bike's full potential! ;) 10/5/2017 8:05 PM

If theres gonna be a DH version, how does it handle the big drops. It needs two parallel plungers to handle a pot hole, let alone a bomb hole.

Reply to I want to build a clunker 9/22/2017 8:26 AM

Electra makes a cool, straight tubed cruiser with 29" wheels. Perhaps they have 27.5 now? My clunker is a '56 schwinn cruiser that I put an old Hannebrink inverted downhill fork on. I had to cut a 1" steer tube out of an OLD Rock Shox and fabricate a ... more »

Reply to Does the New UCI President Really Care About MTB? 9/21/2017 6:53 PM

How about we forget the 4XWS and just have a DSWS.

Reply to 2017 World Champs Bikes 9/5/2017 8:19 PM

Crazy right? A link instead of a pivot! Genius! Or Folly! Who knows? Perhaps it adds a bit of "Back and roll over." action like a high pivot does? A more supple rear end because it can react differently to different vectors?

Reply to Toolkit that mounts on the bike 7/18/2017 7:24 AM

Stylish man. Nicely done.

Reply to Lost Newb 6/19/2017 8:12 PM

ZachOT, your story is inspiring. I love your former sport and appreciate your timely exit from it. You're doing your homework and making quality decisions. Enjoy your new bike and treat it well. By which I mean ride it hard and keep it nice. Welcome ... more »

Reply to Should There Be a 29er DH Class and 27.5 DH Class at World Cups? 6/11/2017 5:08 PM

I saw no boringness. All riders on both wheel sizes went as fast and ragged as they could. One size won. Another shows yet more promise. Neither were boring.

Reply to More of these please so there is less of 5/28/2017 7:06 PM

So that's why we didn't see you out for opening day. Sad to see. I've been over a hood or two, but never like that. Heal up man. And yes, more well marked bike lanes.

Reply to Dream Rider/Course combo? 5/24/2017 8:07 AM

Andreu Lacondiguy on any WC course.

Reply to 2017 World Cup Downhill Bikes 5/23/2017 8:04 AM

Bring it on.

New thread New Revel vidio. 5/11/2017 8:05 PM

I assume it will be here soon, but I just watched a video on another site that asked, Is Brandon Semenuk as good on a BMX as he is on a mountain bike. Seems that he is.

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Reply to How many riders in the 2017 Lourdes World Cup DH Top 10 will be on 29ers? 4/11/2017 7:47 PM

I think yes. We've heard enough rumors and hints and it's time. I call Minar. Plus others. Commencial, KHS, Intense, Nicholai, Trek, YT?

Reply to 2017 World Cup Downhill Bikes 4/7/2017 8:02 AM

Given what Peaty said in his 17 Questions, I bet the Syndicate is testing them.

Reply to XL and XXL bikes in Downhill? 3/30/2017 8:08 PM

I'm just waiting for that Triple X. Yeah, I'm a freak. Perhaps I just need to make a front triangle with a 30" Down tube. That's how I measure. Screw reach and whatever. Feet to Hands. Done. Mine is currently 27" Go measure yours. Retraction! I was tripping. ... more »

Reply to LOL Loic Lands in the Pond at Rotorua 3/30/2017 8:04 PM

Down to earth, and under water even for the World Champ.

Reply to 2017 Racing Rumors 3/20/2017 7:45 PM

They need to just put a pull shock in there and save a couple of linkages. Rock Shox was gonna go full bore pull shock before the whole Enduro craze came up. I drew up a really nice frame design before they ended up canning plans. It's waiting. C'mon ... more »