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This was shot with a Drift POV cam. Claudio uses a GoPro
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*looks for another pic of Sam Hill smiling*
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Troy Brosnan 4:16.00
Emmeline Ragot 4:55.00
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Is that where Rachel OTB'd last year?
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I'm checking out all the awesome photos, but when I scroll back up to that Ratboy photo... hahaha
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I'm going to borrow that squirrel excuse, using it liberally for the next few years to explain why I'm not as fast as another down the same line. If anyone asks why I keep using that excuse, I'll refer them to you, Jared.
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Sad to see the downgrade from the Kore Cubix stem to this heavy looking RaceFace one.
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Honestly looks like they went even more budget, rather than improve with the new redesigns.
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Those bolt covers remind me of aftermarket car hub caps.
He totally one up'ed Emmeline Ragot's Windham '12 finish.
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Aaron Gwin 4:44.44
Rachel Atherton 5:24.44
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R Cunningham looking good this year. Interesting to see others with expectations from him.
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Synchro shift reminds me of that one grip shifter that shifted both front and rear derailleurs, which showed up at Interbike or Sea otter a few years ago. This syncro shift turns that 3x11 into a 11+3 or 2x11 into 11+2, for a total of 14 or 13 gears. Goes to show that you just need a tiny bit of extra range on each end and SRAM XX1 delivers just that, and offers designers the path to efficiently design for a single ring only.
I still want a good affordable 1x system. Perhaps if SRAM made their cassette for $100 or less... at this point, I'll be waiting to buy a new bike with it, or just "upgrade" my 10spd with an E13 ex cog, paired with RaceFace narrow wide ring, if I'm too impatient.
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I'm liking these Power Rankings. I agree with this one for the most part. I didn't have any bets on Hill either, considering the story about his incident with the kangaroo. Not sure why Brook MacDonald's still on this though. Shocked that Danny Hart isn't on this. Love how the young guys are kicking ass. Loic Bruni was my fav last year.
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Manon Carpenter: 4:38:52
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Turqoise and hot pink?
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George Brannigan should have at least earned a mention.
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I thought it felt really good on jumps too. Good candidate for raw, open, and faster terrain. Felt pretty good sprinting into descents that I normally coasted into. Thing didn't really care what was in the trail; it just kept going straight without slowing down. Just had to pay attention to the turns, slowing down accordingly and taking the best line to maintain speed. One of the bikes I demo'd that I'd love to demo on some other trails, at least for the novelty factor, but not to own, as I'd be sad on the climbs. It had super balanced suspension, a long wheelbase, and wheels that were glued to the ground, but felt like a trampoline if you didn't pedal smoothly. I think this is one of those bikes that could transform a roadie turned rookie MTBer into a someone that can ride the same stuff as an above average experienced technical rider instantly.
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Q: If you had to ride one bike for the rest of your life, what would it be?
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Didn't go too overboard on the dynamic range. Nice.
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