Liked a comment on the item Beware, It's Getting Weird Out There 8/29/2016 1:31 PM

Ah the good old days before the internet. Now everyone can find people online who are also into having sex with other people in animal costumes (I once stayed in a hotel that was hosting a Fuzzy convention a few years ago).

But I digress. Once upon a time all we needed was one bike. I could race XC or DH...more

Liked a comment on the item Hart Goes Two for Two & Rachel Wins World Cup Overall - DH Finals Slideshow from MSA 8/8/2016 7:43 AM

Lopes file...brilliant.

Liked a comment on the item Final Day Race Action from the 2016 Fort William World Cup 6/7/2016 7:25 AM

so good ... for so many reasons! thanks Sven, Dunc & Mad Dog!!

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Outstanding work guys! I got a few shots down the page on the PB post and just had to come back and re-watch this, to get my head straight... You can't even compare the quality of this product to those yobbos at PB. Keep leading the way and thanks for all your hard work,

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Liked a comment on the item 11 Years in the Making - The Hope HB211 Bike 4/14/2016 5:52 PM

Cash in hand Alan, let me know when it's ready, please offer it with green bits if possible. Cheers

Added a comment about news blog RESULTS: Timed Training from the Lourdes World Cup DH 4/8/2016 9:42 AM
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Is this the first time we have 3 split times + the finish?

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Liked a comment on the item 17 Questions - Loic Bruni 2/28/2016 9:36 AM

He's going to college, AND working as an intern, after winning senior men's world champs? Shouldn't he be quitting school, buying fast cars, rolexes and a house in Laguna Beach, and doing modeling for some lifestyle brand? DOES NOT COMPUTE

Added a comment about feature Remembering Kelly McGarry 2/1/2016 12:47 PM
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Ah mate, I love that story! I can see he his face now He's probably enjoying a big growler somewhere right now eh?

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Liked a comment on the item Remembering Kelly McGarry 2/1/2016 12:45 PM

This morning has been a whirlwind of emotions. Trying to fight back tears and sadness, while simultaneously laughing at some of the adventures and stories. Kelly was an amazing person and I'm fortunate enough to have known him for a number of years.

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Added a comment about product review 2016 Test Sessions: Transition Smuggler 1 1/23/2016 4:50 PM
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An excellent and honest review of this bike Vital. Based on my experience aboard my "Snuggler", I think you nailed it.

Quick tip to cut down on internal cable noise, instead of trying to keep them 'taught' as you did, push them into the frame as much as you can, so they are always in contact with the frame, and then cinch the zip ties at both ports. Worked a treat for me... no more slapp'n da bass!

Also, for turning this bike up to 11, I'd highly recommend the -1.5 degree Works offset headset.... if you like riding the rowdy steeps that is

Looking forward to seeing how the Smuggler stacks up against the competition!

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Added a comment about video Safety First or At Least the Ramp Looked Dialed - Massive Cliff Jump Carnage 1/22/2016 12:45 PM
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He went high, and he went far.

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Liked a comment on the item 2016 Transition Patrol Carbon 1/4/2016 5:01 PM

yeah.
Was on my '16 Transition Patrol

Used to do it as a matter of course when I bought frames from NukeProof, didn't think I'd need to worry about QC with Transition.

Liked a comment on the item 2016 Transition Patrol Carbon 1/4/2016 5:01 PM

Hey Tim, shoot me an email. Sent addy via PM - We like to know about these things so we can eliminate them in the future. You can help us help you! Plus, you might get some bearings. With grease!

Added reply in a thread 2016 Racing Rumours 1/4/2016 10:56 AM

Is this what I'm having for dinner?

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Added a comment to MattPatt's bike check 1/4/2016 10:35 AM
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Ok Tim, I'll check that. Just so I'm clear, are you talking about inside the bearing cartridges (as in removing the seals?) What bike was this on?

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Added reply in a thread 2016 Racing Rumours 1/4/2016 10:16 AM

Good bet? Do you really think Whiteley is willing to let bygones be bygones even after a fairly public display of frustration... http://www.vitalmtb.com/news/press-release/Developing-Trek-Wants-Aaron-Gwin-Back-Whiteley-Pursuing-Legal-Action,706 I highly ... more »

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Bike of the Day January 4, 2016!

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Added reply in a thread Forum Hot Seat - Todd Seplavy, Director of Product at GT Bicycles 12/13/2015 9:42 AM

Todd - Any plans to do another Trans Provence? We had fun! Also, with Wyn on the team (cheers BTW) will there be a wheelie-specific GT bike coming, and how would one go about designing such a thing? --matt PS. Man-up and ride something other XC and road

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