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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Added reply in a thread 2016 Racing Rumours 12/10/2015 10:08 AM

Agreed, and well said. Beaumont is a class act.

Added a comment about video Darren Berrecloth Farewell 10/10/2015 7:37 AM
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Spesh are making room on the payroll for some new big signings from the race scene me thinks. Sad to see Darren leave the company when they have such a rich history together. As always, he will land on his feet no doubt!

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Added reply in a thread RESULTS: 2015 Masters World Champs DH from Andorra 8/29/2015 7:18 AM

Shout out to Collin Yarrow who I met in Hafjell for Masters last year. Good on ya for making the trip to Andorra, representing Canadian geezers, and pulling down 9th place!

Added a comment about feature WINNER TAKES ALL - Vital OTB Val di Sole, Win a SRAM X01 DH Drivetrain 8/21/2015 7:19 AM
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Rachel Atherton: 4:06.875
Troy Brosnan: 3:30.934

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Liked a comment on the item RESULTS - Leogang World Cup Downhill Final 6/14/2015 3:30 PM



Courtesy of Uncle Cliffy.

Added reply in a thread USA Cycling Release ProGRT Updates / Info 4/22/2015 7:54 AM

This represents progress for US downhill racing, kudos to those making it happen. Next, the West Coast needs a World Cup stop. Would be a perfect place to do something this time of year, right around (or instead of) Sea Otter.

Added reply in a thread Official Lourdes World Cup Thread 4/11/2015 8:03 AM

No it didn't, but the strap on that safety pad sure as shit did! How about some of these up-and-comers/no-names in the quali results!? Dean Lucas 4th, Mark Wallace 17th, and Luca Shaw doin it for the USofA qualifying 22nd. Oh, and who the hell is Rudy ... more »