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 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.
Reply to The Patent Thread - New and Wild MTB Inventions 6/22/2016 11:58 AM
The saddle that moves with you...
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!
Reply to Filmers: FAA to Require a Pilot's License to Fly Drones 6/22/2016 10:59 AM
Reply to Raceface Chester Pedals. Are they worth the money?? 6/21/2016 12:57 PM
Vital as well - http://www.vitalmtb.com/product/guide/Flat-Pedals,20/Race-Face/Chester,16592#product-reviews/2421
Reply to Product Tester 6/17/2016 5:01 PM
As I mentioned, "it's important to build your testing experience prior to applying for a job or test role." You'll be competing against riders with years of experience for these positions, and the number of positions is very limited.
New thread This Guy Hit a Bear on His Bike. Ouch! 6/17/2016 4:58 PM
Davis Souza was out for a casual ride near Lake Tahoe when all of a sudden... WHAM! #tramplebearstuesday this bear came out of nowhere and was gone before I could ask if it was alright or anything... Volume up! #tahoemassive #fail #bear #ouch @jerryoftheday A video posted by Davis Souza (@savydouza) on Jun 14, 2016 at 3:34pm PDT Here's hoping both parties are all good. Safe rides, all!
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New thread Banshee Legend MKII DH Frame - Great Condition 6/17/2016 1:05 PM
Selling my Banshee Legend MKII downhill frame. For $1,000 you get the frame, Cane Creek reducer headset, titanium rear axle, Manitou Revox rear shock with 300-pound spring, spare derailleur hanger, and seat collar. It only has a few scratches and was
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Reply to Product Tester 6/17/2016 12:54 PM
That's a great question. There are a few roles within our industry that test product: Journalists: Just like the crew here at Vital MTB. R&D with a job at a company: Testing is often part of engineering or technician roles. R&D for a company: ... more »
Reply to Flash player 6/17/2016 12:41 PM
Hey b0bg, you'll be stoked to hear that we just unveiled a new HTML5 version of our slideshow player that should work far better across all of your devices. There's also a rad new inline format for mobile if you prefer that. Here's a sample. Onward!
Reply to MTB shuttle survey 6/17/2016 12:26 PM
Done! Good luck with your venture.
Reply to That Time My Bike Flew Off The Car Rack... 6/17/2016 12:26 PM
Ha! You mean a truck?
New thread That Time My Bike Flew Off The Car Rack... 6/15/2016 2:59 PM
Picture this. I had just flown into Grand Junction, Colorado for a riding trip in nearby Moab, Utah. With a few hours to kill before others in our group arrived, I decide to build up my bike. I pull it out of my Evoc bag, throw the wheels on, bolt up
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Reply to slow tires 6/15/2016 1:56 PM
Are you certain it was on the correct way when you put it on the first time?
Reply to Any dirt jumps in or near Durango, CO? 6/12/2016 5:47 PM
They exist, though a public forum isn't the place to get details. Once you move in, ride some bikes, make some friends, help dig... you'll find the way. In the meantime, Chapman Hill has a few hits near the end of the flow trail that are a fun way to ... more »
Reply to Radio Use in WC DH? Legal? 6/12/2016 5:42 PM
Even if radios are banned, I suppose managers could go analog with the communication by standing in a predetermined location with a green card/red card based on a recent split, or even a pit board with a number on it. Pull up that rule book, buddy!
Reply to I built a new GoPro accessory for hands-free POV shooting, thought y’all might dig it 6/11/2016 12:43 PM
Nice work, Zac! I've gone through the tedious process you describe many times, and this really does look like a nice timesaver. It'd be rad to simply bite down just before takeoff and fire off a fast burst of shots than to go the timelapse route and