Started new thread 2017 Racing Rumors 9/3/2016 7:23 PM

The 2016 UCI World Cup DH season is over. Here are some of the rumors I've read/heard, both online (message boards, article comments, social media) and from the redbull.tv commentary, for the 2017 racing season: • Luca Shaw joining the Syndicate • Loris ... more »

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Added a comment about press release Urge Introduces the SeriAll AM/Trail/XC Helmet 8/24/2016 5:57 AM
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Really conservative styling from Urge, for once.
Nice price point, though!

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Added reply in a thread 2016 UCI Downhill World Championship Teams and Riders 8/15/2016 9:27 AM

New Zealand and Australia will probably field strong teams as well. It'll also be interesting to see who makes the final list for France.

Added a comment about photo John Hall Preps Gwin's Bike 8/7/2016 10:24 PM
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Nice lookin Onza tires ;-)

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Added reply in a thread the best cheap enduro bike 8/7/2016 4:17 PM

Commençal is reissuing the Meta SX V3 with a killer price, though I'm not sure how much it will cost in Australia: http://m.vitalmtb.com/news/press-release/Commencals-2017-Range,1330

Added reply in a thread Which bike do you regret buying? 8/7/2016 12:49 PM

I've heard some horror stories, it seems these are probably true, then.

Added reply in a thread Where do all the stolen bikes go? 8/7/2016 12:00 PM

The worst I've heard in my country, the Philippines, are mostly bikers being mugged at gunpoint. A couple of years ago, a group of bikers were overtaken by a van on a lonely road from a trailhead just south of Manila. Several men with assault rifles ... more »

Added reply in a thread How will #Brexit affect mtb races and the mtb industry? 7/26/2016 12:45 AM

Price hikes already! I knew JIT inventory management + devalued Pound would lead to higher prices soon but I didn't think it would happen in the summer.

Added a comment about product review Tested: SRAM X0 Hubs 7/26/2016 12:35 AM
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At those prices, the Hope Pro 4 seems to be a far better choice.

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Added a comment about press release The Enduro World Series Launches Its 2017 Calendar 7/14/2016 10:18 AM
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I wonder how far we are from seeing African and Asian countries as EWS venues.

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Added a comment about feature WIN A ROCKSHOX BOXXER & STEVIE SMITH JERSEY - Vital OTB, Lenzerheide World Cup 7/8/2016 6:47 AM
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Aaron Gwin - 3:06.616
Rachel Atherton - 3:37.616

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Added reply in a thread What Bike Feature is Most Important to You? 7/1/2016 11:00 AM

Geo for me as it needs to fit the type of riding that I do. Suspension travel should be more a derivative of the geo, I think. Weight comes next.

Added reply in a thread How Well Do You Know Your World Cup DH Bikes? 6/28/2016 10:11 AM

And Palmer now rides an M16

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Started new thread How will #Brexit affect mtb races and the mtb industry? 6/25/2016 5:05 AM

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A racer I chatted with says the privateers would be worst hit, for many reasons. As for me, I am hoping that companies like Hope, Renthal, and others will pivot their business strategies toward asia by ... more »

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Added reply in a thread Raceface Chester Pedals. Are they worth the money?? 6/21/2016 12:19 PM

Review recently posted on PB

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Added a comment about photo Atherton Pits Secret Sauce is Beer 6/2/2016 12:55 PM
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San Miguel?

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Added a comment about photo Gee Atherton on an alloy rear end for his Trek Session 6/2/2016 12:54 PM
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Could it be that he's using an allow one to also make the bike longer (without spending copious amounts of $$$ on a new mold)?

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Liked a comment on the item Celebrate the life of Stevie Smith, a photo tribute from Sven Martin 5/14/2016 5:39 AM

I am so sorry for your loss. The entire DH community will always remember him. I remember you saying "We're just shooting for number one in the world. Who knows maybe one day he'll get there." Well. He got it. Very few people achieve their dreams. Even...more