Liked a comment on the item Red Bull Announces Several Changes to Rampage for 2016 6/23/2016 7:59 PM

Rampage is not part of the FMB World Tour in 2016.

Liked a comment on the item Red Bull Announces Several Changes to Rampage for 2016 6/23/2016 7:59 PM

Good news. I think each of these changes is a step forward. The occasional wood feature didn't bug me too much but it's good to see them find a fresh zone and not have wood features this time.

The one thing not addressed here but I'll be curious to see is if they do anything to better...more

Liked a comment on the item Redemption of the Reverb 6/23/2016 5:04 AM

You're aware that the new Reverb returns quicker, right? More details here: http://www.vitalmtb.com/photos/features/First-Look-2017-RockShox-Reverb-B1-Same-Look-All-New-Guts-and-More-Travel,9905/Slideshow,0/bturman,109

Liked a comment on the item Redemption of the Reverb 6/23/2016 5:04 AM

New Reverbs B1 are super fast compared to older Reverbs for sure.

Liked a comment on the item Redemption of the Reverb 6/22/2016 4:19 AM

Yes, my 170 B1 failed just after a week or two of use. By 3 weeks, post was sagging almost 1". Fortunately, warranty replacement was issued within a week or so and replacement post has been flawless over past 3 weeks since installation. Outside of early failure...more

Added a comment about video Vital RAW - Mitch Ropelato Bonking and Brapping 6/8/2016 7:34 PM
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when did he leave Specialized?

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Added a comment about product review Tested: Race Face Altas Cinch Cranks 5/27/2016 11:57 AM
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Good choice on test bike... Evil Following

Atlas vs Turbine... is there really any huge difference besides maybe 50 ish grams?

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Liked a comment on the item RACE RESULTS: Greg Callaghan and Tracy Moseley Win EWS Wicklow 5/15/2016 6:12 PM

Rad to see Sam taking out 2nd overall.

Liked a comment on the item RACE RESULTS: Greg Callaghan and Tracy Moseley Win EWS Wicklow 5/15/2016 6:12 PM

holy crap Richie! and Sam Hill!! awesome results.

Added a comment about video Celebrate the life of Stevie Smith, a photo tribute from Sven Martin 5/13/2016 7:20 AM
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Awesome compilation... captures his essence perfectly. Thanks Sven!

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Liked a comment on the item Steve Smith Passes Away at Age 26 5/10/2016 5:12 PM

Sadness... Chainsaw raised high.

Liked a comment on the item Steve Smith Passes Away at Age 26 5/10/2016 5:12 PM

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

Added a comment about feature First Look: Shimano Brings Electronic Di2 Tech Down to Deore XT, Adds Wireless Connectivity and 11-46 Cassette Option 4/15/2016 11:02 AM
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Anyone concerned with the huge jump to that last cog on the 11-46?? 37 to 46???

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Added a comment about video Vital RAW REDUX - 2015 World Cup Downhill Smashing 12/27/2015 3:34 PM
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So awesome!

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Added reply in a thread 2016 Racing Rumours 12/14/2015 4:37 AM

Can't even describe how bummed I am about this!!!

We all saw it coming with the endless rumors but this truly sucks.
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Liked a comment on the item Big Jumps, Bigger Cases - The Learning Curve at Red Bull Hardline 9/12/2015 7:23 AM

Those are some tough a$$ bikes. #redbullhardcase

Liked a comment on the item Big Jumps, Bigger Cases - The Learning Curve at Red Bull Hardline 9/12/2015 7:23 AM

Those are some tough a$$ bikes. #redbullhardcase

Added a comment about news blog 2015 Red Bull Rampage Athlete Invite List 9/10/2015 8:09 AM
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Brendog! and Remi Therion!! Downhillers represent!

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Liked a comment on the item FIRST LOOK: Commencal Supreme V4 9/7/2015 7:29 PM

Have they done anything special to address the braking problems inherent to high single pivots. It looks like the bike could squat heavily under braking.