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Reply to 2017 Rampage Bikes 10/18/2017 9:59 PM

Last minute frame/color/component swap for Conor! So stoked on this colour way! Thanks a bunch @intensecycles and @chappyfiene for the swap! #m16 #stoked #rampageready #notaustralian #mtb #dh A post shared by Conor Macfarlane (@conor_macfarlane) on Oct 17, 2017 at 8:29pm PDT

Reply to 2017 Rampage Bikes 10/18/2017 9:57 PM

Man, Semenuk's ride looks great! Here's Ethan Nell's YT: Clean whip for rampage! Can’t thank @yt_industries @spankbikes @maxxistires @sensusgrips enough!! Photo: @djshreda #freeride #gonnasendit #mtb A post shared by Ethan Nell (@ethan_nell) on Oct 17, 2017 at 11:38am PDT

Reply to Quarq Shockwiz... 10/17/2017 7:56 AM

Shockwiz does work very well! At close to $400 per device, however, it's very expensive. My suggestion is to check with bike shops in your area to see if they rent them.

Reply to Changing to a single front sprocket. 10/17/2017 7:48 AM

9, 10, and 11 indicate how many gears you have out back and what type of chain you're using. In your case, ensure that your chainring is compatible with a 9-speed chain and cassette. Most are.

Reply to Changing to a single front sprocket. 10/16/2017 1:40 PM

Are you certain you have a 9-tooth cassette? Is it the e*thirteen? I ask because they are one of the only brands making a cassette with that size of gearing. The original cassette on the bike you linked to has 11-34 teeth across 9 gears. If you do have the e*thirteen ... more »

Reply to 2017 Rampage Bikes 10/15/2017 11:05 AM

The guys at MTB Mag snapped some shots of TMac's completed ride: @tylermccaul just built up a freshie custom painted @gtbicycles Fury for Rampage. Head to the site (link in profile) for an in depth look. Photo: @iancollinsphotography A post shared by MTB-Mag.com (@mtbmag) on Oct 14, 2017 at 9:04pm PDT

Reply to 2017 Rampage Bikes 10/15/2017 10:58 AM

Darren Berrecloth is building up a flashy looking Canyon: Stoked to build this beauty up! #redbullrampage @canyon @spankbikes A post shared by Darren berrecloth (@dberrecloth) on Oct 15, 2017 at 8:47am PDT Guess what colour my #redbullrampage bike is gonna be? @mozartt_com A post shared by Darren berrecloth (@dberrecloth) on Oct 13, 2017 at 3:13pm PDT

Reply to 2017 Rampage Bikes 10/15/2017 10:57 AM

Cam Zink's bike all mounted up on his preferred method of Rampage transportation: Thanks for the fresh KM2s @bfgoodrichtires ! @bajadesignsofficial for the lights... And @alta_racks for the rack.... @monsterenergy for the bro-deal with @yamahamotorusa #rampage2017 shuttle rig is killing it! A post shared by Cam Zink (@camzink) on Oct 13, 2017 at 3:17pm PDT

Reply to 2017 Rampage Bikes 10/15/2017 10:54 AM

Tyler McCaul's custom painted GT frame: @gtbicycles went above and beyond with this one! They gave me free reign to come up with whatever I wanted for a custom paint job, and workin together with @sindbals we came up with this!! So pumped on how it turned out THANK YOU!!! @gtbicycles A post shared by Tyler McCaul (@tylermccaul) on Oct 14, 2017 at 3:23pm PDT And some more photos of that new prototype Marzocchi fork: Picked up somethin new for my Rampage bike today @marzocchi_mtb A post shared by Tyler McCaul (@tylermccaul) on Oct 13, 2017 ... more »

Reply to 2017 Rampage Bikes 10/13/2017 3:40 PM

"Dog for a dog." R-Dog is in! Brendan Fairclough won't be making it this time around, making room for Ryan Howard. Better late than never I guess. #rideordie A post shared by Ryan Howard (@r_doggystyles) on Oct 12, 2017 at 7:52pm PDT It's likely that he'll be aboard this bad boy: Another day of bike parkin! #rideordie ... more »

Reply to 2017 Rampage Bikes 10/13/2017 11:04 AM

So rad! Bas van Steenbergen has a custom Hyper downhill bike for Rampage. So incredibly happy with my @hypermtb Rampage bike!! @desirae201 killed it on this. Big thanks to @skyride_ for building it as well #longlivechainsaw A post shared by Bas van Steenbergen (@basvsteenbergen) on Oct 13, 2017 at 7:00am PDT

Reply to Coil Shock + Trail Bike 10/13/2017 1:05 AM

I had the opportunity to chat with the gents at RockShox about some of the finer differences between air and coil shocks. Listen in! http://www.vitalmtb.com/features/TECH-TALK-Air-Shocks-Versus-Coil-Shocks-Whats-Better,2065

Reply to Ray Petro of Ray's MTB Park Suffers Broken Neck 10/11/2017 5:39 PM

Ray, I've traveled across the country many times to ride your creations. What you've built and the pure joy each unique feature gives riders can fuel us for entire days without food or breaks. I wish you the best. Soon enough you'll be ripping your favorite ... more »

Reply to 2017 Rampage Bikes 10/11/2017 1:42 PM
Reply to Coil Shock + Trail Bike 10/10/2017 1:41 PM

Provided more suspension brands take note of the small demand for micro-sized coil shocks, I think you're right. As you mentioned before, very few companies make coils short enough to fit most trail bikes. The lack of options may limit growth. I had ... more »

Reply to Lyrik RCT3 & Super Deluxe 2018 settings... 10/7/2017 10:32 AM

Start here. Let us know how it goes!

Reply to Decals??? 10/5/2017 11:47 AM

Hey there! Have you seen the Vital store? http://store.vitalmedianet.com/category/vital-mtb Purchases can be shipped worldwide, and each includes some Vital stickers.