Liked a comment on the item The Inside Line Podcast - Sven Martin, Photographer, Storyteller, MTB Superfan 9/13/2017 9:45 AM

just want to say how much I appreciate this podcast series, fantastic work!
Especially getting to know what drives these mtb personalities from all different angles of the industry personally and how they got to be where they are now is super fascinating and creates...more

Liked a comment on the item Rachel Atherton Out of Worlds with Broken Collarbone 9/8/2017 10:19 AM

Wow. Well now my bet's on another certain Brit for the win but how wild would it be to see a dual Ausie brother and sister title on home soil? I have no idea who to root for, so I'm just going to sit back and enjoy the excitement!

Hope Rachel heals up fast and is strong again for 2018.

Liked a comment on the item SLIDESHOW: Down-Under Dust Destruction - World Champs DH 9/7/2017 10:34 PM

Just imagine if Sam won DH Worlds and EWS Overall.

Liked a comment on the item RESULTS: 2017 World Cup DH Finals from Val di Sole 8/26/2017 10:18 AM

What bummer for Greg wth the flat. Him and gwin just seemed on another level and would have been awesome to see clean runs from both. Hats of to gwin though. Guy's a beast

Added a comment about news blog RESULTS: 2017 World Cup DH Finals from Val di Sole 8/26/2017 10:18 AM
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No doubt!

It's crazy how the two main contenders both had a DQ and flat-tire end runs, but somehow managed to finish at the top of the field. It makes you wonder just how far ahead both would have been of the field without all the glitches they had throughout the season!

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Added a comment about feature Loris Vergier on Why He's Running 27.5 at Val di Sole 8/25/2017 10:35 AM
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And not only did he walk away from that, but he also managed a 2nd in qualis - missing out on the win by a fraction of a second. Damn!!

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Liked a comment on the item Loris Vergier on Why He's Running 27.5 at Val di Sole 8/25/2017 10:33 AM

Can't, UCI still has a stupid rule requiring same wheel size front and rear. It's an old carry over from TT bikes, but there has been rumors that it may be up for consideration. I agree that 29 front/27.5 rear would be the ultimate DH race setup. The big front wheel gobbles up everything...more

Added reply in a thread Cecile Ravanel to Race Val di Sole World Cup DH 8/22/2017 11:20 PM

It will be interesting for sure. Considering she will have much more time to train on a single track (granted, that's one hell of a track to memorize), I'd guess she'll fare pretty well. IFO would not be at all surprised if she got a top-3 result.

Liked a comment on the item Richie Rude Rips Fresh Trails at Aspen Snowmass 8/17/2017 11:00 PM

Does every Kanye need to turn everything into dick measuring contest? Be careful, Kanye- some people ride tracks that are steep from start to finish, not just the lower parts

Liked a comment on the item Manon Carpenter Retires from Downhill Racing 8/17/2017 10:55 PM

Highly commendable to see someone at the top make a hard call like this - goes to show that WC'ers are just people like the rest of us, just way way way better on bikes! I for one am stoked to see what Manon does, as she is still in Uni and still fast on a bike...lots of possibilities!

Liked a comment on the item Manon Carpenter Retires from Downhill Racing 8/17/2017 10:55 PM

Good call. If your heads not in the game time to move on. Thanks for the awesome displays and i hope you stay involved in the mtb bike scene.

Added a comment about video Richie Rude Rips Fresh Trails at Aspen Snowmass 8/10/2017 11:03 PM
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I was going to criticize the video until I remembered that weed is legal in ColoRADo.

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Liked a comment on the item Richie Rude Rips Fresh Trails at Aspen Snowmass 8/10/2017 11:03 PM

This was almost really cool. That effect is super lame. I want to see Richie ride and maybe learn a thing or two. This is an editor making his mark in the worst way possible. HINT: When you have one of the best riders in the world less=more.

Added a comment about video Purest Line: Finn Iles Riding DH Through Quebec City 8/9/2017 8:09 AM
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Now I'm not sure if he's Canadian...they never knock over garbage cans.

That aside, it was a sweet edit!

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Liked a comment on the item Greatest Run of All Time? Aaron Gwin's Miraculous Win at MSA 2017 8/7/2017 8:09 AM

They're all worthy, for me it's hart's champery run, the legendary commentary adds to it and his margin of victory, age, and fact that its world champs in conditions as gnarly as anything I've ever seen (maybe with exception of lourdes this year, that was...more

Liked a comment on the item Greatest Run of All Time? Aaron Gwin's Miraculous Win at MSA 2017 8/7/2017 8:08 AM

These best runs ever always forget Kovarik at ft William in 2002. Over 14 seconds!

Liked a comment on the item The Inside Line Podcast - Joe Graney, CEO of Santa Cruz Bicycles 8/4/2017 8:26 PM

Essentially I work to give this man money.

Liked a comment on the item INSIDE-OUT IN ASPEN - Race Action from the Enduro World Series 7/31/2017 11:14 PM

Cedric Ravanel rode that out? Holy cow!!!

Added a comment about video Never Enough Vital RAW - U.S. National Champs DH Bonus 7/24/2017 10:54 PM
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If there was ever something that looks like fun to ride but scary to race...yeah.

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Liked a comment on the item The Best of Everything or I'm Sorry Wheels! U.S. Nat'l Champs Pro DH Course at Snowshoe 7/20/2017 5:25 PM

that looks smooth....(2 minutes later) holy sh** proper!!!