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Liked a comment about video World Cup Downhill and Dual from Durango, CO 2001, Alpha Project 12/13/2014 7:25 PM

It's a damn shame that Purgatory did away with everything DH related. I'm from Durango I was born here in 1998. It is both awesome and frustrating to see the super rad DH course I've been laying ski tracks over since I was five. As an aspiring pro racer I can only imagine how different my summers would be if I had a lift accessed WC course 25 minutes from my house. Hopefully in the future there will be DH races there as well as a bike Park! I assure you it would see tons of use since Durango is such a bicycle crazed community.

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Liked a comment about video Vital RAW - Specialized Enduro Shredding with Mitch Ropelato and Curtis Robinson 11/17/2014 6:46 PM

I didnt even notice the crankspin until the slow motion!

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Liked a bike check Specialized SX Trail 9/23/2014 8:38 PM
Liked a comment about photo Shimano M200 Enduro Shoes 9/9/2014 8:34 PM

hopefully trickle down to the AM45 successor on the movable and tailorable cleat plate, i love having the cleat more towards the mid foot than current clipless shoes allow.

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Liked a comment about photo Value DH Project: Bike Build Gallery 8/19/2014 12:23 PM

I'm surprised some of you call this a failure. No way was it a failure. Yeah, it may not have had value as its primary focus, but look what it taught us so far:
- OE budget DH bikes have a ton of value comparatively. You can save as much as $1,800 in some cases by shopping the showroom floor, which means you have a lot left over for upgrades and replacement parts after.
- Branding plays a major role when deciding on components. Even though the focus was keeping costs down, we willingly chose to spend extra on components of another brand that we perceived as better. We all shake our heads in wonder at how people can buy Enve when there are so many other great options out there, yet we showed the same behavior with this build.
- Cheap bikes can still look good and color-matched. I have spent some serious time and coin to build color themed bikes where all components compliment each other, yet this value-focus, randomly assembled build actually looks pretty good - better than some factory assembled options even.

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Liked a bike check Agang Ninja 3.0 8/8/2014 8:42 AM
Liked a comment about feature This Guy Earned a $100 Jenson USA Gift Card for His Vital MTB Member Reviews - You Could Too! 8/5/2014 2:15 PM

Love slick honey, I don't use it on just my bike either. I have used it on other projects, car parts, whatever. I swear its multiuse!

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Liked a bike check Guerrilla Gravity - Megatrail - BAMF 8/4/2014 7:49 AM