Added a comment about video Vital RAW - #TBT Gold Hill, Colorado, 2001 10/27/2016 11:15 AM

That's some real shit! Bike park groms are crying to sleep.

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Added a comment about video 40 Seconds of Fury with Andreu Lacondeguy 9/25/2016 8:42 PM

Short chain stays, 203mm travel, low seat height. Pick two.

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Added a comment about feature Bike vs Bike - World Champs Edition - Custom Intense M16's - Jack Moir vs Nik Nestoroff 9/7/2016 8:47 PM

Both very slick bikes! Nitpick, mean cranks rotated?

So smooth without the lower pulley. More small bump and less chain feedback!

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Added a comment about video Vital RAW - Leogang Rowdiness 6/10/2016 7:04 PM

So sick! The best content as usual

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Added a comment about photo Maxxis Plus Size Tires 4/20/2016 10:03 AM

Any word on 27.5 x 2.8 DH casings coming to life?

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Liked a comment on the item Vital RAW - Qualifying Craziness from Lourdes World Cup DH 4/9/2016 4:12 PM

finn and brendog looking totally dialed, and long live the vx1k!

Added a comment about photo Brook MacDonald's GT Fury 4/8/2016 8:06 PM

Yes a bit of that Pudskies.

A full spike is usually not needed unless it's total a mud bog. The tall knobs tend to float and wiggle on rocks and fold in hard packed corners. When cut to an optimum height the open tread design with lower center knobs bites into the soft, slippery dirt well..

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Added reply in a thread The Enduro "Craze" and Safety 4/4/2016 6:18 PM

Trail bikes are longer, more stabile and the cross over between DH and enduro parts are pretty similar. Everything about the bike has gotten significantly better in the last 5 years. So in general, people feel more confident in their equipment and can ... more »

Added a comment about slideshow Carbon Enduro Gearbox Bike - The Zerode Taniwha 3/8/2016 10:18 PM

If you need to use grip shift for the pull of the cable in either direction, and you need two cables, why not replace the grip shift with a left and right thumb paddle shifter? That would seem a little more ergonomic to me. Grip shift seems to be one more reason why the masses don't like gearboxes.

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Liked a comment on the item Linkage Analysis - Santa Cruz V10c vs. Pivot Phoenix Carbon 2/19/2016 8:42 AM

Shocks are tuneable, but if you have a bad kinematics the overall performance can't be good. For instance, if your suspension is severely affected by braking forces there's nothing you can do to solve that with the shock settings (nowadays it's rare to...more

Added reply in a thread dinged rim tubeless tire 1/10/2016 7:43 PM

Unfortunately, yes...maybe. Try wrapping the inner diameter of the rim with a few turns of gorilla tape. It will make the tire bead and rim tolerance tighter. Use a lot sealant and a compressor.

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Liked a comment on the item Of Decades and Legends - Vouilloz, Métailler, Nicolaï, Giordanengo 1/5/2016 1:03 PM

That was enduro as fuck.

Added reply in a thread 2016 Racing Rumours 12/28/2015 9:35 AM

Luca Shaw on Specialized with Troy?

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Liked a comment on the item Downhill Mass Start Anarchy and Chaos on a BMX 12/15/2015 9:45 AM

The attention-whoring is reaching new levels.

Added reply in a thread Will + bikes take over the MTB world? 12/7/2015 8:09 AM

It will have its applications. Sometimes I want 2.7" tires for DH and Gwin, Kovarik and Peaty used that combo a lot on 26 (when they were available). They will be great at lower speeds and help beginners ride tech stuff easier, but they have this kind

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Added reply in a thread Wet Weather Tire Setups 12/1/2015 1:45 PM

For the Pacific Northwest, it's hard to beat 2x 2.4 High Roller 2s EXO tubeless on the trail bike and the DH casing tubeless as well on the DH bike in the wet months. Not as predictable as Minion DHFs on hard pack (bike park) though. Shortys on the DH ... more »

Added reply in a thread Forum Hot Seat - Dave Camp, RockShox Design Engineer 11/22/2015 11:52 AM

Hi Dave, I know you're not part of the drivetrain segment of SRAM, but what is holding back the majority of bike/component manufacturers from thinking inside the box (gearboxes that is)? Do you think it's just a matter of dollars/ numbers of derailleurs ... more »

Liked a comment on the item Kyle Norbraten & The Coastal Crew Part Ways 10/5/2015 1:14 PM

Wow, slow day at Vital or what??

I dropped a big dump this morning, in case you want to put up the official announcement.....