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Added a comment about feature Value DH Project Component Winners Announced: Building the Best DH Bike for Your $$$ 7/12/2014 12:56 AM
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2013 Devinci Wilson XP

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Added a comment about feature Value DH Project Component Winners Announced: Building the Best DH Bike for Your $$$ 7/11/2014 12:22 PM
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Rockshox Boxxer RC. The worst dual crown fork I have used. With no high speed compression adjustment, there is no way to control the dampening. At high speeds, I could never get it to feel right. The ten clicks of low speed compression go from harsh feeling to even more harsh with each click in. I had one that came with a devinci wilson XP. I rode it for one day and it was so bad, bars were ripping out of my hands, I felt every hole and big compressions were painful, I started getting blisters on my hands and I have never gotten blisters before. I changed spring weights, tried every setting, talked to mechanics. They told me the dampening in the RC doesn't work, the oil pushes around the shim stack instead of through it, causing harsh dampening. I then mounted up my old Fox 40 RC2 and it felt great. Everything was right again. That Boxxer RC is a joke of a fork. Put an AVA cartridge in it.

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Liked a comment on the item Value DH Project Component Winners Announced: Building the Best DH Bike for Your $$$ 7/11/2014 12:14 PM

Honestly the RC is a pretty terrible fork. In first year my RC had to be rebuilt 3 times once because the slow speed comp internals (plastic) blew up. But a RC with an avalanche cartridge would be a great budget fork. Haven't had to touch it in over a year since I put the...more

Liked a comment on the item Value DH Project Component Winners Announced: Building the Best DH Bike for Your $$$ 7/11/2014 12:14 PM

I'm just a little surprised more people didn't vote suntour. Value fork with great features, receiving good reviews so far. It would be great to see this on a budget build so we could see a long term review on the fork.

Added reply in a thread List off the mountain bikes you've had 6/29/2014 12:07 PM

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Added a comment about video Remember the Mount Snow Yardsale Section? 6/28/2014 2:18 PM
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Back when DH racers dressed like hockey players….

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Added a comment about feature Win a SRAM X01 DH Drivetrain - Vital OTB Leogang, Austria World Cup 6/13/2014 10:43 AM
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Manon Carpenter 3:59.45

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Liked a comment on the item Vital Exclusive: Eddie Masters, E-Duro RAW 6/12/2014 4:12 PM

Ronnie Mac and Eddie should hang out sometime.

Added a comment about photo Richie Rude Mountain Creek 2014 Opening Weekend 5/5/2014 9:51 AM
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Good to see Richie Rude obviously hasn't gone full Enduro. Keep riding that full on DH bike!!!!

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Added a comment about video Old Man Knocked Over by Biker 5/3/2014 7:40 AM
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Yeah Sam!!!!

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Added a comment about feature Win a SRAM X01 DH Drivetrain - Vital OTB 2014 Pietermaritzburg World Cup 4/9/2014 3:12 PM
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Added reply in a thread There will be Enduro Racing at Sea Otter 2014 4/4/2014 10:34 AM

Ok, a little post back on this thread. The course has been released. The entry fee is only $45, not $100 @beaverbiker. "Haters wanna hate, lovers wanna love, I don't even want, none of the above..." lol

Added a comment about video Cam McCaul vs Tyler McCaul - Vital MTB's Wheel of Fortune 3/28/2014 12:27 PM
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Added a comment about video Forget the Pack - The Story Behind Specialized SWAT Apparel 2/19/2014 6:44 PM
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I just wear a road/xc jersey with pockets, if I don't want to wear a pack. Seems like too much of a hassle to access gear on the fly if it's underneath a shirt. I've been putting snacks/gu/gells under my liner shorts on the leg for years during XC races, so the leg pocket makes sense but seems a little gratuitous, and I have so many cycling shorts, there's no way I could wear that swat gear on every mountain ride, I ride too much.

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Added a comment about video FOX FREERIDE FACEOFF - Cam McCaul & Ronnie Renner - MTB vs MX in Virgin, UT 1/24/2014 9:13 AM
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Wait for it..... Sweet!!!!

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Added a comment about photo WINNING BIKE: Connor Fearon's Kona Supreme Operator 1/20/2014 10:32 PM
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Yes, good coverage from down under but it would be great to read about the NZ Nationals as well.

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Liked a comment on the item WINNING BIKE: Connor Fearon's Kona Supreme Operator 1/20/2014 10:31 PM

Got the NZ DH 1st round covered too? Big names there too, such as Blenki, Benard Kerr, George Brannigan, Cam Cole, Wyn Masters, Nick Beer, etc.