Liked a comment on the item Vital MTB Face Off: The Best Flat Pedals 11/17/2016 8:55 AM

It's great to hear support for brands and pedals that weren't included in this test. We'll work to include them in future revisions of this feature. We plan to update it (and all future Face Offs) on at least a yearly basis.

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Liked a comment on the item Vital MTB Face Off: The Best Flat Pedals 11/17/2016 8:53 AM

I am with you on Twenty6!! My favorite too. Tyler is an amazing guy and I love the grip on them. The bonus is getting them custom engraved for the win!

Liked a comment on the item Vital MTB Face Off: The Best Flat Pedals 11/17/2016 8:53 AM

Great review, but what about Twenty6 Predators? Super expensive but top dogs in my book and great customer service.

Liked a comment on the item Vital MTB Face Off: The Best Flat Pedals 11/17/2016 8:53 AM

I call bullshit, you include Crank Brothers flats and yet don't include Twenty6? So you don't care for American manufacturing then? They are milled and made in Montana. Tyler's Predators are hands down the very finest, grippiest flats on the planet.

Added a comment to kameraguy's bike check 8/11/2016 6:29 AM
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Incredible build. Well done!

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Liked a comment on the item Steve Smith Passes Away at Age 26 5/10/2016 9:43 PM

Rest in peace Sender. You were taken way too soon. We will miss you : (

Liked a comment on the item Remembering Kelly McGarry 2/1/2016 1:39 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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Liked a comment on the item Tested: Maxxis Aggressor 1/21/2016 7:36 PM

Stay tuned! Aggressor will be available for 26" and 29" later in the year.

Liked a comment on the item Tested: Maxxis Aggressor 1/21/2016 7:35 PM

Indeed, the Minion DHF is the best all-conditions mountain bike tire of all time. Maybe you were riding the 2.3" 650b tire in a hard compound, or some other weird iteration? Because I agree, that tire sucks.

Liked a comment on the item Tested: Maxxis Aggressor 1/21/2016 7:35 PM

Well I'm sure you have your own reasons, and good ones also, but the DHF is the single best mountain bike tire produced to date. Some may come close, but it's still the king. And I'd go as far as to say your statement is about as misleading as there is about the DHF: the DHF is really...more

Liked a comment on the item What's Out and What's In - Mountain Biking in 2016 1/3/2016 2:16 PM

Out: posting politics on a bike riding website.

Added a comment about product review Tested: Race Face Tailgate Pad 10/28/2015 12:39 PM
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I've put a length of foam pipe insulation across the top of my tailgate for every pad I've run. Easiest way to get some extra padding.

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Liked a comment on the item Tested: Race Face Tailgate Pad 10/24/2015 10:34 AM

Yeah, I tried that configuration as well, but didn't like how you lost the ability to strap the frames down. As you can see from the other comments it's probably best to always use the straps to prevent any stray rubbing. I never experienced any wear on the frames, but again,...more

Added a comment about product review Tested: Race Face Tailgate Pad 10/23/2015 2:14 PM
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Love this pad, except I can't totally agree on it's design idea. I rotated mine slightly backwards so the foam blocks are on top of my tailgate. This allows the downtube of the bike to sit in the space between them, but the velcro strap then moves to the back of the tailgate, and isn't exactly usefull for holding the down tube of your frame. I can use the straps around a fork stantion kind of...

Those of you that are wearing the bottom of your downtube out, try my method!

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Added a comment about news blog FOX Buys "Certain Assets" of Marzocchi MTB 10/19/2015 4:48 PM
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Fox called. They said they need MOAR SHIMZ!!!

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Liked a comment on the item Opinion: When Does Risk Outweigh the Reward? How Red Bull Rampage Changed Our Perspective 10/19/2015 1:48 PM

I attended Rampage this year. From every aspect you could tell that Red Bull was putting their own interests first. As a worker, a spectator, and from talking to the riders and team support, there were complaints from every end. Aside from the utter...more

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This might be the most honest article from a media powerhouse I've ever read. Well said Brandon.

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Liked a comment on the item Opinion: When Does Risk Outweigh the Reward? How Red Bull Rampage Changed Our Perspective 10/18/2015 10:44 PM

Excellent words Brandon and I'm glad someone from the main stream media had the balls to say something about this. Your words and thoughts are spot on, Redbull is not truly at fault here but the issue I have is the amount of money that is made from the...more

Liked a comment on the item e*thirteen TRS Race Tires 10/5/2015 5:24 PM

seriously, first proflex stops using elastamers and now this