Liked a comment on the item Nico Vouilloz and Fabien Barel Discuss 29ers in DH 5/3/2017 6:54 AM

Except that isn't what happens. What happens is a bunch of brands leave the sport temporarily, since they can't compete. Look at how many brands fell off for a few seasons after 650b. Except this time, the cost/benefit analysis looks a lot better in favor of just putting more money towards...more

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It's funny. Riders and fans want gnarlier tracks but we keep seeing the wheel size increase which smooths it out.. kind of hypocritical if you ask me.

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Liked a comment on the item Nico Vouilloz and Fabien Barel Discuss 29ers in DH 5/3/2017 2:50 AM

I'd argue it drives cost, not innovation, it will take another 2 years of development to get 29ers to where 27.5".

I'm a 29er fan, but Ai don't think it's nessacikry a good move for DH from a competition point of view or for tracks that DH racers will be raced on, and that's a big fact...more

Liked a comment on the item Nico Vouilloz and Fabien Barel Discuss 29ers in DH 5/3/2017 2:49 AM

I think two good points were made by Loic and Brendan in the dirt walk around. If everyone gets 29ers, it's the same race, just on bigger wheels. The only people that lose are the amateurs who now have to buy, new frame, new fork, new wheels, new tyres. It's not really progression, it's a...more

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That's because they wouldn't fit in your frame and if you somehow did get it to fit in your frame, the suspension kinematics would be all sorts of wacky.

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Been using esi silicone grips for a couple of years now.. Won't use anything else..

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Depends on how large your hands are.

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a minute and a half after Rude... yeah his flat pedals "rule"...

Liked a comment on the item FINAL RESULTS: Richie Rude and Cecile Ravanel Win La Thuile EWS 7/18/2016 1:30 AM

As much as I love Sam Hill, I can't help but feel flatpedalthunder is stealing a little bit of the glory from what is one of the most incredible wins of the year in all of cycling. 95+ seconds over second place?! This isn't some local event! Its the top level of the sport and...more

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This is great...now, tell Claudio to turn that GoPro on and drop in!!!!

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Hope brakes definitely have the best modulation of any brakes I have used. If your looking for brakes for your downhill bike then go for the V-4's.. Great control and all the stopping power you need.

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Added a comment about video Pre-Season Training with Marc Beaumont on the Madison Saracen Factory Team 2/6/2016 6:54 PM
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Looking good.. I hope he does well this year.

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He just might be too tough for his own well being.. Those were some of the hardest hits I have ever seen.. Glad to see him get up from them though.

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Great edit and we will miss him. RIP big dude!

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not down for press- fit bb's! EVER!!!

Liked a comment on the item What's Out and What's In - Mountain Biking in 2016 1/3/2016 7:46 PM

Out: posting politics on a bike riding website.

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Added a comment about video 2015 RIDER OF THE YEAR - Vital MTB Shreddy Awards 12/31/2015 7:38 AM
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Oh good.. I can take the pistol out of my mouth now.. thank you..

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Added a comment about video 2015 RIDER OF THE YEAR - Vital MTB Shreddy Awards 12/31/2015 4:21 AM
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So then what was the criteria that was used to determine the best rider ?

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