Liked a comment on the item Vital MTB's The Inside Line Podcast - Episode 1, Eliot Jackson 1/18/2017 10:46 PM

thanks for the feedback everyone. @drewnobi, i'll see about overcast...we're new to all of this. @ahab, i've done 4 other interviews (and am doing a 5th one today). they'll probably launch every week or so for now and will try to keep the momentum up throughout the season. it's...more

Added a product review for e*thirteen LG1+ Chainguide 1/18/2017 6:44 AM
Added reply in a thread Is straighter and faster really that bad for a World Cup track? 1/17/2017 10:30 AM

A line has to be straight, to be great!

Liked a comment on the item Tested: Crankbrothers Mallet E Clipless Pedals 1/17/2017 5:21 AM

We hear your feedback on the q-factor. Some riders prefer the shorter stock spindles for better clearance in tight trail conditions, while others prefer the longer spindles for stability and foot clearance from the cranks. We now offer a separate long spindle kit for...more

Added a product review for Crank Brothers Mallet 3 Clipless Pedals 1/17/2017 4:51 AM
Added reply in a thread 2017 Racing Rumors 1/17/2017 1:42 AM

Needles is retiring from racing but will continue as an ambassador for a soon to be announced brand!

Added a comment about product review 2016 Test Sessions: Felt Decree 3 1/16/2017 10:49 AM

I rode the high-end model for a few days this summer and really liked it. I felt very comfortable on it right away and it blew my mind how well it pedals. It's very responding, but gets a bit nervous at high speeds, with that I agree. I didn't think it was too bad for a trail bike, though. On some hits I also felt like the shock extends very fast for the first few centimeters and then slows down, but this was very rare.
As a trail bike it's pretty spot on, if you're looking for something to smash the uphills and still get down every trail with a grin on your face.

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Added a product review for Five Ten Impact VXi Clipless Shoe 1/16/2017 9:50 AM
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Added reply in a thread Allsport Dynamics Wrist Braces 1/15/2017 10:21 AM

A little update: I got the Allsports IMC Lacer brace for over a year now and I'm very happy with it. It has very little to no wear (even though I ride like 2-3 times a week at least) and it's very comfortable, I don't think about it at all anymore, even ... more »

Added a product review for 2015 Giant Trance SX 27.5 1/15/2017 4:11 AM
Added reply in a thread 2017 Racing Rumors 1/13/2017 12:22 PM

What about Reece Wilson?

Added reply in a thread 2017 Racing Rumors 12/30/2016 9:21 AM

still no, TLD already confirmed keeping Shaw (read the damn thread) and Vergier rode for 661 and 100% before.

Added reply in a thread 2017 Racing Rumors 12/30/2016 2:13 AM

No, Vergier on Fox, Shaw on TLD

Added reply in a thread 2017 Racing Rumors 12/5/2016 3:28 AM

maybe, but it looks very different, and I think it's a lot smarter to clamp it in the front, so why change it?

Added reply in a thread 2017 Racing Rumors 12/5/2016 12:07 AM

It's not a Boxxer, the upper crown doesn't match, the Boxxer crown is clamped in the front. So probably an Öhlins prototype, but where does that picture come from, it's not on his instagram..?

Added reply in a thread Small Business Saturday - Share Your Favorite Local Bike Shop 11/27/2016 12:05 AM

Rad-Art in Ilmenau, East Germany - best mechanics I know, great support for racers, very nice team. Also formerly owned by the guys that now do all of the IXS-Cup races, one of the current owners still builds some of the IXS-Cup tracks, including the

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Added reply in a thread Electric VS normal enduro bike 11/26/2016 10:30 AM

I have ridden a Specialized Levo on my local trail for a few days and I think it's awesome! The thing is, I wouldn't even consider replacing my Enduro bike with this, it's more like another discipline. It does things very well that my Enduro bike sucks ... more »

Added reply in a thread 2017 Racing Rumors 11/10/2016 11:16 PM

What? Werksteam = Factory Team Werk = Factory, Team = Team and the "s" is in there for the fun of it.

Updated bike check Giant Trance SX (2015) 10/21/2016 6:10 AM