Added reply in a thread Vitus' Carbon Enduro Bikes 5/13/2016 11:38 AM

FOLLOW UP, After this post, the good folks at Vitus REACHED OUT TO ME (already mind blown) to help me with my shifting problems. Here is what we discovered. 1) the hanger on the Vitus Sommet (and Escarpe i guess) is not meant to be adjust with a DAG. ... more »

Added a comment to YoYo's bike check 4/28/2016 9:38 AM
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what is that shock? Looks like a fox with auto sag? Did you go out and get one of those from Spec?

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Added a comment to YoYo's bike check 4/28/2016 9:37 AM
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SLF Rotors by Kettle Cycles. http://www.sic-rotors.com/Articles.asp?ID=1

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What brand rotors and cassette are those?

Added a comment about news blog RESULTS: Timed Training from the Cairns World Cup 4/21/2016 8:04 AM
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Where's the PDF to the full women's results? Or did only 9 elite women go down?

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Added a comment about video Vital RAW - Hauling Ass at the Cairns World Cup! 4/21/2016 7:57 AM
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Its a toss up between Claudio's track previews and vital's RAW for me. Still my heart leapt when i saw the RAW was up. Great Job Vital.

Also, did anyone else think Gwin was noticeably faster through the whoops?

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Added a comment about photo WINNING BIKE - Martin Maes' GT Distortion 4/19/2016 8:22 PM
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GT sweeping the podium in dual slalom.

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Added a comment to Tiberius's bike check 4/19/2016 8:19 PM
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I dig the throwback colors. Reminds me of the bikes i first lusted after.

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Second Primoz' call for clarification.

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Added a comment about news blog Jared Graves Injured in Argentina, Will Miss EWS Round 2 3/31/2016 7:16 PM
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What a bummer.

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Added a comment about video On Top of the World 3/29/2016 10:25 PM
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1) Mute
2) Put on speed metal (like this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13ydT52E9zo&list=PLF715E6AA3BE4CC90)
3) Enjoy

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Added reply in a thread Vitus' Carbon Enduro Bikes 3/24/2016 10:01 AM

A DAG is a Derailleur Alignment Gauge. Its the thing you use the adjust your derailleur hanger alignment. If you get lucky and your bike is shifting nicely from the factory, congrats. Talk to me again after you have a rock strike and your hanger gets ... more »

Added reply in a thread Vitus' Carbon Enduro Bikes 3/23/2016 9:49 AM

I accidentally deleted the original post when i went to edit it with a follow up but basically I was airing my frustration with my 2016 Vitus Sommet VRX and the difficulties i was having in adjust the derailleur hanger even after ordering a new hanger. ... more »

Added a comment about video Reaching Warp Speed with Brook MacDonald & Luca Cometti 2/16/2016 2:11 PM
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Also, digging the new GT kit and colors.

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Added a comment about video Reaching Warp Speed with Brook MacDonald & Luca Cometti 2/16/2016 2:09 PM
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is this Trinidad CO?

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this was one of the best 17 questions yet. Thanks Spomer

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Its friday. Where is the announcement!?!

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Spoken like a true armchair engineer.

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What would be really interesting is to see the same cycle with the front wheel locked down so that wheelbase growth could be shown. In addition some sort of tracer to show the axle path as well.

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