Scott_Townes's Forum Activity
Reply to Camera Mounts on Helmets: Potential Safety Concern? 10/18/2014 8:19 AM
There are some that are rated for multiple impacts but not all helmets are designed to shatter in order to disperse the impact. It can happen but witnesses to his crash state that he wasn't traveling at a high rate of speed. The helmet shattering from ... more »
Reply to Should the World Cup Downhill season have more races? 10/13/2014 7:09 PM
More races. The point of arguing that it'll be more costly for other riders I feel is moot because the ones who do the best every year and are most competitive are the ones that are supported enough where they can make these races. Plus it will only ... more »
Reply to So this exists... 5/27/2014 3:09 PM
It looks like a victim of the Boko Haram... Nothing wacky is a bad thing but good lord they fucked up on this one.
Reply to Let's see your old mountain bikes 5/19/2014 4:51 PM
my first "freeride" mtb, some hand-me-down, beat up Diamondback XC bike. Here are some shitty old video freeze frames from two road gaps we had set up around the house. Good luck being able to tell what kinda model it is, haha.
Reply to Why are flat tires something we still see these days? 5/15/2014 6:59 AM
The worst is spending $50 on a new tire and having the sidewall slashed on the second ride by an outcropping rock. Tires seems to be the most difficult to address because of their heavy impact on the handling of the bike. Look at cars and they're about ... more »
Reply to The UCI - The Empire Strikes Back? 4/9/2013 4:43 PM
This is amazing...
Reply to World's Largest Rope Swing? 2/16/2012 7:42 PM
Ah man I've seen videos of these nuts that do that around Moab. It's so intense! Also, Wilson is out of his mind... and one of the best skiers ever.
Reply to Maverick ceases operations 1/16/2012 4:37 PM
Well I've never had a connection to this company so I don't really care but it shows really good fashion to at least keep the maintenance side of the company up and running so people aren't left in the cold, especially new owners of their rigs. Good ... more »
Reply to New bike or Moab vacation? 12/16/2011 7:28 AM
Get the bike, sell the bike, take a trip to Moab and have money left over... oh yeah and fly there! You can make it cheap enough if you go in the off season. You won't be able to ride the uppers of the La Sal's but there's still enough biking to fill ... more »
Reply to the bright side of winter? 11/15/2011 7:39 AM
SKI!!! Hiking up Alta the other day, saw some guy hiking up with a snowbike in the distance... I really would like one...
Reply to 2011 UCI World Cup Filming Rules 2/18/2011 9:45 PM
i just hope that all that money made from this eventually gets back into the hands of the riders through larger and more expansive prize purses.