Liked a comment on the item 25 Mountain Bikes Tested - Vital MTB Test Sessions 2014 1/18/2014 12:24 AM

Sorry but the Ellsworth looks like it ran into a brick wall at speed. 1994 called, they want their geometry back.

Added a comment about video OH ****! How Is This Guy Still Walking After This Crash? 12/2/2013 4:07 PM
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dang, almost had it

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Liked a comment on the item Tested: RockShox Pike RCT3 Fork 11/1/2013 11:31 AM

Another great Vital review rather than a product promo like so many other bike sites. I am going to check my Fox 150 Talas to see if it binds as well, for interests sake.

Added a comment about photo Ready for the Start of the Santa Cruz Super Enduro 10/14/2013 6:28 PM
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glad its CX season and i can get ride of my dumpy enduro butt now!

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Added a comment about photo Inverted X-Fusion Revel HLR Fork 9/24/2013 5:24 PM
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Will-burr/Dave_Camp On top of the change being so minimal that not even the highest level pro would feel it, the other issue to dissolve the theory of this messing with your handling is that the forces a traditional fork takes while under breaking or the forces from the trail would cause the fork to flex back or twist torsionally more dramatically than a % of the USD offset being built into the crown. Having the unpredictable flex of a traditional fork will cause many more steering issues that putting some offset in the crown/steerer. On top of that, the performance benefits of absorbing energy more efficiently far out weigh what both of your dynamic geo arguments warrant. There is much more that comes into play... The geometry of a bike is also heavily impacted by how the rear suspension works which can be drastically different from bike to bike.

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Added a comment about photo Inverted X-Fusion Revel HLR Fork 9/20/2013 11:20 PM
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@david_camp The main advantage of this, which is not mentioned above is that the fork sits at a more natural angle to take impacts from the terrain of the trail. Less force is driven into the chassis and more of the force is driven into the spring and damping. One major factor that comes into play with the Revel's chassis design is under heavy breaking and square edge hits the chassis is not flexing or bowing backwards even close to as much as a traditional style fork. You are correct that the wheel is slightly more rearward at bottom out but this works in the same way as a bike with a rearward wheel path. It's a more natural direction for the bike to absorb energy.

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Added a comment about news blog Enduro World Series Update: Unauthorized Shuttling? 8/11/2013 10:09 AM
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Added a comment about news blog Enduro World Series Update: Unauthorized Shuttling? 8/11/2013 10:08 AM
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Liked a comment on the item Enduro World Series Update: Unauthorized Shuttling? 8/11/2013 10:08 AM

fab also caught cutting course in Val Allos. with photo evidence ...

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pom pom

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Added a comment about video watch this crash!! 7/25/2013 9:40 AM
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He forgot to yell STRAVA!

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Added a comment about feature Race Report: 2013 Enduro Cup #1, Moab, Utah 5/8/2013 3:33 PM
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"the first major US enduro race of the year"...... with less competitors and less depth of talent than any of the west coast races so far this year...

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Added a comment about photo #ThrowbackThursday - Drew Powers Hits a Tree at Angel Fire 5/3/2013 11:01 AM
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ahhh, remember watching this first hand. No bueno! Drew's the man though!

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Liked a comment on the item Pivot WC Team’s First Ride on X-Fusion’s RV1 DH Fork 5/2/2013 7:05 PM

That was some lively riding.

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Öhlins !!!

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You cant put Deore brakes on a Ferrari! come on! XTRRRRRR

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Hey JMH, When you have some time be sure to check out our new teaser video at:
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Added a new video JD travels to Ecuador! Part 2 of his South American Adventure 3/19/2012 3:20 PM
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After my urban DH race in Colombia, I packed up and headed to Quito, Ecuador for my next DH event. Upon arrival I was greeted by Jose "Cuervo", in the early evening, he picked me up in his flat bed and we headed into town for some dinner.

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Added a new video JD's Urban DH Race Experience in Colombia 3/16/2012 4:24 PM
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In January I had the opportunity to participate in the Chiguiro Extremo Urbano DH event through the streets of Manizales. Coming off an injury plagued 2011 season, I was excited to find myself in the mountains of Colombia healthy again. The event was very well organized, it had everything we needed for an urban downhill to be interesting.

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Added a new video X-Fusion and Brian Lopes Part 2 2/27/2012 12:01 PM
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We stop in for a day with Brian Lopes in his hometown of Laguna beach, CA. Brian serves up pancakes and expressos before ripping his local trails for us.

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