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Added a comment to hockeyg0d9's bike check 7/6/2014 1:00 AM
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Work of art... Pity about the fox std fork

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Added a comment about photo Tokai 5/30/2014 11:05 AM
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Tokkies!!! Hard to believe such a talented rider isn't even on two wheels anymore.

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Added a comment about feature First Look: Shimano XTR Di2 Electronic Shifting for MTB 5/30/2014 11:00 AM
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I really can't understand all you haters.. I work at a bike shop and have frequent dealings with electronic groupsets on road bikes and can say it trumps the mechanical groups absolutely. The battery lasts like they say, the shifting is so smooth you can change gear while cranking it up a hill and it won't skip a beat. It's so reliable it's actually bad for us as customers will only come in once a year to have the bike serviced.
The only reason people are hating is because of the price.. Get over it. Cycling is expensive.

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Added a comment about feature When 800mm Isn't Wide Enough - Introducing the Greg Minnaar Signature Edition ENVE Handlebar 12/22/2013 10:46 AM
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I bought the previous Enve DH bar and like the feel for a while until I cut them down to 780mm not sure why it's such a big deal to people that they are this wide. There are people out there who need it that wide, although not many at least they give you the option and if it doesn't suite you just CUT THEM DOWN.

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Added a comment about video Taniwha DH Track in Rotorua, New Zealand 12/16/2013 5:21 AM
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Jeez how much do they pay cops in NZ?! Puts things in perspective considering I get paid fairly well by South African standards and I work at a bike shop so I get staff discount and I still could never afford an Sworks demo!

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Added a comment about video SANTA CRUZ SYNDICATE STRIKE GOLD IN SOUTH AFRICA :: World Championships 2013 9/4/2013 10:13 AM
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Awesome team. I'd imagine working for the Syndicate must be like working for Makita Suzuki while Carmichael was there. Big up Greg

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Added a comment about photo Greg Minnaar's Single Ply Maxxis Rear Tire After Crossing the Finish at World Champs 9/4/2013 9:59 AM
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It is a known problem... Enve riders find they tend to pull spokes through the rim due to their high spoke tension. I work at a bike shop that sees enve wheels all the time. And before you go hating on carbon or Enve, Minnaar told me himself that while running WTB wheels prior to the Syndicate picking Enve up as a sponsor he was going through up to 25-30 rims in a single race weekend. Now with Enve that figure is down to 8-10

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Liked a comment on the item Greg Minnaar's Single Ply Maxxis Rear Tire After Crossing the Finish at World Champs 9/4/2013 9:56 AM

It's known. A little birdy told me. Mayhap THAT is just a sticker, but Josh's issue was not "Loose" spokes. I remember visiting with Doug Fresh at a Notthstar national and having...more

Added a comment about feature Win a RockShox BoXXer World Cup and Vivid Rear Shock - Vital OTB Fort William 6/8/2013 9:24 AM
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Gee Atherton 4:39.9
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Added a comment about photo Jerry Vanderpool's Bicycle Fabrications 4/22/2013 9:04 AM
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It's like a garden shed version of a izimu or 224

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Added a comment about video Ben Reid Pila Test Edit 1/25/2013 9:49 AM
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That turn (you know the one) 1:46... Had to light up a smoke the first time saw it because I pretty much jizzed in my pants.

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Added a comment about feature 12 Things to Forget About 2012 in Mountain Biking 1/1/2013 8:50 PM
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Can we please get one thing straight (not that it really matters, just saying) 650b is not the same thing as 27.5"!
650b = 27.1" get it right

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Added a comment about photo First Look at e.thirteen's Carbon LG1r Chainguide 11/15/2012 6:33 AM
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Have you ever used a csixx? If you have you'll know it features woven carbon (less susceptible to abrasion damage) rubber on the guide to prevent chain-slapping-plastic noise and kevlar woven into the "taco" part of the bashguard which helps it slide off rocks rather than hook up and stop you dead. It's a better engineered product, and I don't even have to look at the Ethirteen to know this

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Added a comment about photo First Look at e.thirteen's Carbon LG1r Chainguide 11/14/2012 11:15 AM
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Csixx is still better. Will bet all my money on that

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Added a comment about product review Tested: ONE Industries Vapor Pants, So Light You'll Jump For Joy 10/1/2012 9:29 PM
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I still think this is the best looking kit on the market right now as well. Really want to get my hands on an outfit

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Added a comment about feature Win a RockShox BoXXer and TLD SE PRO Bike Kit - Vital OTB, 2012 Hafjell World Cup 9/14/2012 2:31 PM
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Greg Minnaar 3:33.52
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Added a comment about feature First Look: Giant's All-New 2013 Trance X 29er 7/25/2012 11:37 PM
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Utley06 if the FSR design is outdated crap as you say then why is it when paired up with the brain shock Specialized's Epic became the first ever dual suspension bike to win the XC world cup? I ride a Giant Glory and my father owns a Trance, and while their suspension is ok it's far from being even one of the top 10 suspension designs. To be honest I've never liked my Glory. It pedals ok and that's about it really. I'd rather have a bike that sucks at pedalling but is one of the best at everything else (Specialized) than one that pedals well jumps ok and sucks at everything else (Giant) if you want a bike that does everything well get a Morewood Makulu.

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Liked a comment on the item First Look: Giant's All-New 2013 Trance X 29er 7/18/2012 7:03 AM

Head angle too steep, seat angle way to slack, especially for taller riders. No ISCG and no ability to mount a guide, no thru axle. About two years behind Specialized.

Added a comment about feature First Look: Giant's All-New 2013 Trance X 29er 7/18/2012 7:02 AM
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Tommy, are you for real? Giant aren't even close to Specialized. Specialized have made a name for themselves as the brand putting the most R&D into their bikes. You can't tell me Giant are on the same level let alone ahead of them if their top of the range Trance is lacking all things that have become common place with prop trail bikes. Thru axles ISCG tabs etc. Saying Giant are ahead because they are a bigger brand is like saying Toyota are better than Ferrari because they are bigger. It's about the technical know how not the size and money. How little you know son...

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