Liked a comment on the item Trek Factory Racing SoCal Training Camp 2/24/2017 4:45 PM

Looks like that test track Curtiss Keene was dialing in his suspension on in Trinidad Colorado? Funny stuff

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Added a comment about video Pre-season Testing Ohlins Suspension on an Enduro 29 with Curtis Keene 2/12/2017 11:24 AM
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For me as an average joe, its not the weight that sells me on air over coil, its the how much easier/cheaper it is to tune an air fork. Tuning a coil sprung fork is a lot of parts to buy and install and uninstall in iteration until you find your sweet spot. With air, just you have to put an shock pump on it. For me thats a trade that is worth making. If you're one of the most highly supported athletes in the sport, ya have your mech and the ohlin's guy help you sort out a coil fork

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Added reply in a thread [Video] Rebound Speed vs Suspension Performance 2/1/2017 11:46 AM

As always, excellent videos Andre

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Liked a comment on the item First Look: Ohlins RXF 34 Fork 1/17/2017 6:29 PM

What a perfect username.

Yes, the placebo effect is a real thing, especially when you're discussing minor changes to the same product. To say that 99 out of 100 riders wouldn't know they had an entirely different fork on the front of their bike is a ridiculous claim, however, and I'll take...more

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Added a comment about press release ​X-Fusion USA Offers 30-Day Ride-and-Try Program 12/5/2016 8:40 AM
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Ahh. thanks for the info

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Added a comment about press release ​X-Fusion USA Offers 30-Day Ride-and-Try Program 12/2/2016 5:10 PM
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I am thick and don't understand your comment. Please explain

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Added a comment to Koua's bike check 11/30/2016 1:47 PM
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Good to hear that the OKLO died, haha. I know its weird that I would cheer part failure but it means i might justify a new post sooner than I thought Onyx hubs are sick btw but more bling that i think my paycheck will ever be able to pull in.

Parts aside what are your impressions of the bike? My high levels are 1) sus is great. Errs more to the planted side of the spectrum than poppy but can works well in a wide range of PSI tunes so it can move over to poppy if thats your jam. 2) sus is very independent of braking and i brake later and in the chunder more than on any of my previous bikes 3) hangs up a little more through medium to large rock gardens than my previous bike with a higher pivot point 4) pedals better than it has any right to given the weight and travel. 5) just plain fun and with a very high smiles to dollars ratio.

Cheers

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Liked a comment on the item ONE LAP - Mount Pinos with Bryson Martin Jr. and Brandon Turman 11/29/2016 11:08 AM

Snow-Cal. I love that trail. It is pretty buff with just a few sniper rocks. @Daniel_Layton Its a nice change to all the super sharp, rocky loose over hardpack that we typically ride around here.

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Nice build. I also have this bike and am not surprised to see you replaced the wheels and dropper post. I put 3 flat spots on the rear i23 before blowing up the POS Novatec hub (replaced with Hope Pro 4s laced to EX 471s) and the OKLO's return is glacial. But new dad's have a hard time justifying new parts for ones that aren't actually broken. Cheers on an excellent build and have fun out there.

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Added a comment about video ONE LAP - Mount Pinos with Bryson Martin Jr. and Brandon Turman 11/23/2016 11:30 AM
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Is it just the camera buffing out the trail or are there really zero rocks on this trail? I love a good flow section but not 7 minutes of it.

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Liked a comment on the item Make Mountain Biking Great Again - A How-To 11/23/2016 11:19 AM

Pretty accurate pictorial of how non-mountain bikers see mountain bikers. Heck, it's how most of the outdoor industry/media sees mountain biking. ... Still.

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Added a comment about feature Vital MTB Face Off: The Best Flat Pedals 11/16/2016 11:49 AM
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This. More of this.

I don't even ride flat pedals but I can still appreciate a well researched, well written article that does its best to quantify results instead of going purely off of feel. Props to Johan and the rest of the Vital team for taking the time to think about the task and develop solid inhouse metrics (PTA and TwP) that create real insight.

PS: and props to Vital for going out a a limb and doing product testing in a shoot out format. Not the easiest decision for a company that makes its dollars from product adverts. Seen some flack in the comments directed at Vital about some paid adverts masquerading as product tests but if that means you guys can do this sort of thing, have at it i say.

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Liked a comment on the item ONE LAP - Jeff Brines Races His Dog Tucker in Targhee, Wyoming 11/16/2016 9:01 AM

Tucker is PINNED, mang!

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Alternative Titles:

A Jeff rides a flat kinda weak trail but his dog shreds
B Tucker - The only reason we care about Jeff?
C Pimpin' your dog for 15 minutes on the internet. Pathetic or a mental sickness?