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New thread Road Trippin' 6/28/2015 7:35 PM

You won't be hearing much from me in the coming month, which may come as a relief to some, as I'm heading off on a month long road trip to Alaska and back. We're actually taking a ferry for the last bit to see the coast and avoid the bad roads for the ... more »

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New thread No Love for Nyquist? 6/22/2015 6:31 PM

I guess that I was wrong to assume that Ryan Nyquist tagging along with his Haro teammate Greg Watts to Leogang Austria for the 26 Trix contest would be some biggish news? He's one of the nicest guys in BMX and now he's dabbling in MTB. There are a lot ... more »

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New thread Big Bird's Bikes 3/19/2015 12:02 PM

These are the photos from a DirtMag site article that I can't seem to find anymore... IMG_1245.jpgIMG_1246.jpgIMG_1247.jpgIMG_1248.jpgIMG_1249.jpgIMG_1250.jpgIMG_1251.jpgIMG_1252.jpgIMG_1253.jpgIMG_1254.jpgIMG_1255.jpgIMG_1256.jpgIMG_1257.jpgIMG_1258.jpgIMG_1259.jpgIMG_1260.jpgIMG_1261.jpgIMG_1262.jpg ... more »

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New thread Off the Bike Literally. 3/18/2015 9:37 AM

OOfa! I crashed my '76 Triumph the other day. I have no memory of the actual crash. It was on a straight away, so I'm guessing a deer jumped out in front of me or something. No broken bones, but lots of road rash even with a leather jacket. Tank, seat ... more »

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New thread CX is Xtreeme. 3/11/2015 7:37 PM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cLbt-Nu1jyk Early on in my MTB career, i was introduced to cycle cross at a race in Southern Oregon. I was amazed then and remain so now with the kind of bicycle control skills that the riders have.

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New thread I was just reminded... 3/8/2015 8:38 PM

I recently picked up my ukulele again after not playing for a while and found the chords and lyrics to this tune by Mike Clark. I may have heard it here first, I'm not sure. Mike was a very talented trials rider back in our day if you will and apparently ... more »

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New thread Im gettin' a copy 2/25/2015 7:58 AM

Good friend and all around nice guy and Vital member JHerbs gets his due. Check it out here... http://dirtmountainbike.com/news/dirt-157-cover-shot-jeff-herbertson.html#jQpduvGEd9y6SmiF.97

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New thread Vital tire poll 2/13/2015 7:04 PM

You guys missed the obvious answer. I align the biggest brightest tire label like the big yellow MAXXIS with the valve stem so it's quick and easy to find. So I just voted want to ride my bike.

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New thread Rampage course idea. 2/2/2015 9:09 AM

Something just occurred to me for a potential Red Bull Rampage course feature. The contest is all about making the most of a limited course. Riders often do a lot of traversing to get to good lines. A straight run down the fall line from the start isn't ... more »

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New thread Vimeo Video. 1/15/2015 8:46 AM

I'm trying to figure out why Vimeo videos don't play properly on my computer. I've just updated to Yosemite and updated Safari but I'm still having problems. It's mostly an issue of buffering. It lags and the video starts skipping around, and when I ... more »

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New thread Having a wee problem 12/1/2014 4:48 PM

I'm trying to go back a page on the main site and it just takes me back up near the top of page one. I've tried going to the third page and the same thing. I was trying to get back to the Post Office closing article to connect with Cam McCall to see ... more »

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New thread BMX discovers the shore. 11/15/2014 6:22 PM

Just found this while surfing the tube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vZwUeUbWmDA

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New thread The Green Pulasky Award 8/31/2014 6:20 PM

We're all here because we love to ride bikes. But to make riding bikes much fun as opposed to just fitness, it takes good trails. Trails that are well built and fun to ride. Hopefully we've all done our part to make such goodness happen, but ... more »

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New thread Canuk Sweep! 8/16/2014 10:31 PM

it must have been a good party up in Whistler, 'cause the powers that be here haven't posted the Joyride results. I just got done watching the replay. Canadian sweep led by Semenuk with his record third win.

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New thread Air Dog 6/25/2014 9:23 AM

Some smartypants Euros have had one of my "Million Dollar Ideas" and made it a reality. Pretty cool. http://dirtmountainbike.com/news/airdog-ultimate-bit-kit-ultimate-action-sport-selfie.html#!3K8wo

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New thread Maybe a neck brace? 5/2/2014 4:27 PM

I've never been very excited about having to wear the extra gear, around my neck of all places, and always balked at the price that the companies charge for your safety. (The high prices are probably due insurance costs in our modern "Sue 'em first and ... more »

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New thread New Specialized? 4/27/2014 8:22 AM

Anyone got any scuttlebutt about the new frame from Specialized? Any theories? It could be as simple as a 27.5 Demo, or perhaps a whole new suspension design.

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New thread Off the Bike 1/12/2014 9:04 AM

Just curious. What's up with there being no Last Post for the Off the Bike forum? It's back! Thanks.

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New thread LA Riders 12/30/2013 8:55 AM

I saw an article on the LA Times website about four mountain bikers that were missing overnight on a ride from Mount Wilson down to JPL. That sounds like the Gabrielano Trail which I've described to many as Downieville in LA. But I thought that it had ... more »

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New thread i" Judy crown 12/10/2013 9:01 AM

I'm rehabbing an old Kestrel for a local Doctor and it has an old clapped out AMP fork. I have most of the parts to build him a Rock Shox Judy, but I'm lacking a crown with a one inch steer tube. The bike currently has an old school threaded head set ... more »

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