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Reply to What Tool Couldn't You Live Without? 7/24/2016 11:47 AM

Who know a simple bent spoke could prevent so much frustration? I can't do without this tool.

Reply to #do you even drift bro t-shirts? 7/24/2016 11:41 AM

BAM! Don't buy them all. I want one too. http://dyedbro.bigcartel.com/products

New thread Is Ray's Indoor MTB Park in Milwaukee Closing? 7/22/2016 2:18 PM

Rumors abound about the potential closing of Ray's Indoor Mountain Bike Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Ray's parks feature a wide variety of wood features, including skatepark sections, pumptracks, skinnies, cross-country loops, and more. Many see them as an incredible way

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Reply to Plugs for bontrager rhythm plus grips 7/20/2016 1:01 PM

It's difficult to tell what type of plugs are included with the Rhythm Plus grips by looking at photos online, so I'll cover the basics. Most bar plugs get pushed into the bar. Sometimes it's necessary to whack it with a mallet.

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Reply to Time to Say Goodbye to USAC? 7/20/2016 12:53 PM

They may reduce the number of times it would occur, though it'd still happen due to mechanicals and the lack of qualifiers in beginner/intermediate/expert classes. Pros often get a full minute or more, depending on the venue. If everyone got a minute, ... more »

Reply to Which bike do you regret buying? 7/20/2016 12:39 PM

It wasn't long after I got this rig that I felt Cam Zink's pain:

Reply to Time to Say Goodbye to USAC? 7/16/2016 9:44 AM

Reply to The Patent Thread - New and Wild MTB Inventions 7/13/2016 5:34 PM

Yeti Cycles is at it again. This time they're considering moving your hub bearings to your frame.

USPTO Application #20160194050 by Steven W. Hoogendoorn / Yeti Cycling - Outboard axle bearing structure for a bicycle or ... more »
New thread Ways to Become a Better Mountain Biker 7/13/2016 4:34 PM

Tackling a new trail feature or pushing your limits on a mountain bike can be intimidating, but there are several ways to make the process of learning easier. Looking back over the 15+ years I've been riding mountain bikes, several things stand out as

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Reply to Which Bike Do You Regret Selling? 7/8/2016 9:31 PM

My SuperCo, but I recently got it back and am PUMPED to rebuild it.

Reply to Steve Peat's Crazy New V10 Paint Job 7/5/2016 1:41 PM

Another angle:

Reply to If You Could Learn One Trick, What Would it Be? 7/1/2016 12:27 PM

I've always been a fan of a nice sideways whip to a table on the way back down. So sick.

Reply to How will #Brexit affect mtb races and the mtb industry? 7/1/2016 11:46 AM

Dirt reached out to several bike brands to get their take. Read up: https://dirtmountainbike.com/features/brexit-will-mean-cycle-industry.html

Reply to How will #Brexit affect mtb races and the mtb industry? 6/27/2016 10:50 AM

And another perspective: http://www.bikebiz.com/index.php/news/read/bikexit-how-will-leaving-the-eu-impact-on-the-bicycle-business/019740

Reply to How will #Brexit affect mtb races and the mtb industry? 6/25/2016 8:46 AM

It'll be interesting to say the least, though it's all speculation at this point. Here's one stab at how things may shake down: http://wideopenmag.co.uk/2016/06/eu-referendu-brexit-mean-mountain-bikers In summary: - The cost of US imports into the UK ... more »

Reply to Front Suspension? Need one 6/23/2016 10:25 AM

Moved to the buy/sell forum.

New thread Riding Solo - Love It or Hate It? 6/22/2016 1:17 PM

It's 5:15 AM. My phone alarm comes to life as the first light of day breaks through the curtains, and I groggily burst out of bed to silence the gentle buzz before it wakes my partner. I stumble to the dresser, haphazardly don my riding gear, pound a ... more »

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Reply to The Patent Thread - New and Wild MTB Inventions 6/22/2016 11:58 AM

The saddle that moves with you...

USPTO Application # 20160167726 by Jackson C. Dudley, Ii: Bicycle saddle A saddle for peddle operated devices such as bicycles, tricycles, stationary bikes comprises a pair of rider supports sized ... more »
Reply to The Patent Thread - New and Wild MTB Inventions 6/22/2016 11:57 AM

This inventor seems to have a death wish. Good luck steering!

USPTO Application # 20160167728 by Jin-woo Cha: Bicycle having front wheel driving means The present invention relates to a bicycle having a front wheel driving means. ... more »
Reply to Filmers: FAA to Require a Pilot's License to Fly Drones 6/22/2016 10:59 AM

The FAA has released its official rules for commercial drone use in the USA. According to PetaPixel, here's the basic summary: - Must be over 16 years old - Must hold a remote pilot certificate with a small UAS rating or be under the constant supervision ... more »