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Added a comment about photo WINNING BIKE: Sam Hill's Nukeproof Pulse 27.5 8/12/2014 9:04 PM
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the photo shows the old G3 Cleansweep rotors if i'm not mistaken.

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Added a comment about photo WINNING BIKE: Sam Hill's Nukeproof Pulse 27.5 8/3/2014 12:27 PM
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good spot there Acadian. didn't see that pic. But it does make me wonder why Brosnan seems to have changed.
Reason i'm asking is that i've made the move to Guides from XO Trails, and my word, these things are brutal. It's not so much the power that has changed, which it hasn't (pretty much the same as XO Trails and Codes), but rather WHEN that power comes on. Its so much earlier than previous SRAM brakes, IMO of course.

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Added a comment about photo WINNING BIKE: Sam Hill's Nukeproof Pulse 27.5 8/3/2014 10:25 AM
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according to the Dirt MSA finals gallery (image 44/46), he wasn't. Very clearly XO Trail levers+ Code calipers. Vital's own finals slideshow (Sam Slaughter) shows in slide 11/46 that Brosnan is running XO Trail lever bodies. In that same Dirt slide show, Gwin (29/46) was sporting Guide lever bodies, and Hart (31/46) looks like silver Code/XO -Trail lever bodies. No guides.

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Added a comment about photo WINNING BIKE: Sam Hill's Nukeproof Pulse 27.5 8/3/2014 10:06 AM
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funny that both Brosnan and Hill are not using the guides as per previous rounds. Brosnan was also riding the XO Trail lever + Code caliper combo. I wonder if SRAM wants to tell us something about the Guides. VitalMTB?

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Added a comment about photo WINNING BIKE: Sam Hill's Nukeproof Pulse 27.5 8/3/2014 10:05 AM
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what dont you like about them? I'm presuming you've ridden them for some period of time before delivering that verdict of yours.

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Added a comment about photo Cam Zink, Speed and Style, Crankworx L2A 7/4/2014 9:14 PM
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whois the interviewer with Cam in the last pic?

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Added a comment about feature Spy Shot! New Ohlins TTX Coil Shock Could Fit More Bikes 6/26/2014 1:48 AM
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not to mention the Penske brains behind the RE:Aktiv regressively valved shock. That portion, added to the ohlins, ERS,etc standard valving could make for more efficient pedalling of downhill bikes on pedally tracks.

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Added a comment about photo Cedric Last Minute Prep 6/21/2014 1:37 PM
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cedric: what tyres u got there all sharpied out,hmm?
Proto NN?

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Added a comment about video A Massive Crash Right Before the Finish Line 6/21/2014 8:50 AM
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@ ^ hahahaha Brilliant!

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Added a comment about video Gwin's On Fire with No Tire 6/16/2014 2:32 AM
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hey vital: could you find out if gwin was riding the beadless Roval?

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Added a comment about slideshow Fort William World Cup Downhill Finals Slideshow 6/9/2014 8:51 AM
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come on sven: everyone knows Martin Maes is the first rider to ever win their first world cup at any venue, much less Fort Bill.

If you said the first elite ever, then sure. but ya. Martin #justforfun Maes

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Added a comment about photo Fort William PIT BITS - Danny Hart's Stendec Extreme Composite Alloy Spring in Action 6/6/2014 2:36 PM
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hahhhaah was waiting for someone to pick that up.

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Added a comment about photo Fort William PIT BITS - Danny Hart's Stendec Extreme Composite Alloy Spring in Action 6/6/2014 1:10 PM
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i see Extreme does a MTB shocks as well.. we have a new player?
http://extremeshox.com/en/bikes-mtb

but they really have to learn to spell technology. They dont seem to like the letter H

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Added a comment about photo Fort William PIT BITS - Steve Peat's New Custom-painted Troy Lee Designs D3 Helmet 6/6/2014 3:38 AM
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why is peaty's lid fresh looking? it should look 40 years old! AT LEAST!

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Added a comment about slideshow Cairns World Cup Downhill Finals Slideshow - On Borrowed Shoes 4/26/2014 1:08 PM
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what.the.hell are those knobs on his right leg???!? but damn, Gee must have silly low percentage body fat....

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Added a comment about photo Mick Hannah's Unidentified (Telemetry?) Device 4/11/2014 1:44 PM
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Kalenji HRM?

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Added a comment about feature First Look: 2014 ENVE M-Series Carbon Wheels 4/9/2014 12:26 AM
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LOL. ok, i missed the quoted bits, evidently. So with that bit of 'context', the M means what and there are no ppl going down 80%, 20% up?
Lame!
Don't misunderstand, i love their products, just this naming scheme is too contrived. We all know how SRAMs 5% blew up on the interwebs, and they were just kidding. This here is a real naming scheme. Oi.

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Added a comment about feature First Look: 2014 ENVE M-Series Carbon Wheels 4/8/2014 12:03 PM
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Vital: what's the story behind the naming convention? Does M refer to Minnaar by any chance, and where's the M80-Twenty rim? What exactly do the numbers refer to?

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