Liked a comment on the item First Look: 2016 Specialized Demo Pro Apparel 5/17/2016 9:24 AM

The vast majority of DH gear began as moto gear, and over time various features (like leather inner thighs) were stripped in an effort to make them lighter and more directly applicable to DH. We still see those moto roots today in many of the designs.

Personally, I can't see going back after...more

Liked a comment on the item Steve Smith Passes Away at Age 26 5/11/2016 9:15 AM

my heart goes out to his friends, family and everyone in the mountain bike community. always seemed a genuine person--didn't know him but his spirit shined through tv interviews. damn.

my best friend died while we were on a ride together. just the two of us. fucking heartbreaking. this story,...more

Liked a comment on the item Steve Smith Passes Away at Age 26 5/11/2016 9:15 AM

Rest in peace Sender. You were taken way too soon. We will miss you : (

Liked a comment on the item Steve Smith Passes Away at Age 26 5/11/2016 9:15 AM

R.I.P. Steve Smith. He was a great rider to watch on the World Cup circuit and Crankworx Whistler won't be the same without him.

Liked a comment on the item Steve Smith Passes Away at Age 26 5/11/2016 9:14 AM

A couple of seasons back I watched Stevie race at the Hafjell world cup. The conditions were dry for practise but rain was forecast for race day. Stevie sessioned his wet lines for both practise days, displaying his unique, loose but powerful style. I watched as he hit the exact same lines, time...more

Liked a comment on the item Vital RAW - Hauling Ass at the Cairns World Cup! 4/22/2016 12:48 PM

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?

Liked a comment on the item Vital RAW - Hauling Ass at the Cairns World Cup! 4/22/2016 12:48 PM

Vital Raw + Claudio Course Preview + Wyn TV. I CAN'T EVEN. THIS IS THE BEST VIDEO CONTENT EVER.

Liked a comment on the item Vital RAW - Rock Smashing in Cairns 4/22/2016 12:43 PM

Other than the gigantic gaps these guys and girls do at these WC tracks, that rock garden is some thing I would not even attempt, the worlds best looking like they are out of their comfort and skill zones, every OTB in that clip had me gasping air in thru my teeth.

Liked a comment on the item Vital RAW - Rock Smashing in Cairns 4/22/2016 12:43 PM

Looks like Angel Suarez is having a difficult time.

Liked a comment on the item Rock Garden Chaos - Trackside at the Cairns World Cup 2016 4/22/2016 12:40 PM

Eddie's comment at the end is priceless.

Liked a bike check 2015 Canyon Spectral CF 9.0 SL stealth 4/19/2016 9:13 PM
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Liked a comment on the item Risse Racing Custom “Mad Max” Super E-Bike 4/17/2016 10:53 AM

So you can pedal home after it runs out of juice in ~15 min of braaap!

Liked a comment on the item Risse Racing Custom “Mad Max” Super E-Bike 4/17/2016 10:52 AM

Why does this motorcycle have crank arms?

Added a comment about photo 2016 YT Jeffsy CF Pro 29er 4/17/2016 10:51 AM
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This will be my next bike. I just wish there was a frame only option

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Liked a comment on the item 11 Years in the Making - The Hope HB211 Bike 4/15/2016 12:58 PM

I love all these pot shots at the mega-companies soulless ordering of every bit and piece from unscrupulous piece part brokers in countries whose toxic sludge won't show up on our doorstep for a long time to come.
It's extremely important to produce regionally with a mind toward the long term good...more

Liked a comment on the item 11 Years in the Making - The Hope HB211 Bike 4/15/2016 12:57 PM

I think you miss the point of their effort. It wasn't to reinvent the bike. It was to responsibly source a bike that has the capacity to run any and all standards available, allow for future innovations to mesh with the bike design. The huge news is that they sourced virtually everything from...more

Liked a comment on the item 11 Years in the Making - The Hope HB211 Bike 4/15/2016 12:57 PM

11 years in the making and this is what they bring? That's disappointing. It's like James Cameron said about "Avatar" it was 19 years in the making. Visually stunning movie but regurgitated story line and absolutely no originality.

Sad.

Liked a comment on the item 11 Years in the Making - The Hope HB211 Bike 4/15/2016 12:56 PM

Dear Hope,

Please put a Gearbox on it. I love everything about this bike already.

Liked a comment on the item ONE LAP: Riding the 2016 Yeti SB5.5c 29er in Moab 4/12/2016 8:16 PM

To piss Team Robot off...

Liked a comment on the item ONE LAP: Riding the 2016 Yeti SB5.5c 29er in Moab 4/12/2016 8:15 PM

Proof the reviewer can actually ride. Nice work

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