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Reply to 2017 Racing Rumors 1/23/2017 11:11 AM

LIV REVEALS ADDITION OF ENDURO RACER RAE MORRISON TO GLOBAL ATHLETE ROSTER Rising off-road talent will focus on Enduro World Series aboard the new Liv Hail Advanced Following the launch of the Hail Advanced, the industry’s first women’s-specific 160mm

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Reply to Downhill vacation in Bulgaria 1/23/2017 9:33 AM

The Mad Productions crew spent some time there on a recent trip. It might be worth messaging them for advice. Have a good one!

Reply to 2017 Racing Rumors 1/17/2017 12:32 AM

You, sir, are a true racing fan! I love it. Cheers back at you. Back on the Öhlins topic... I believe you'll continue to see more and more Specialized bikes equipped with Öhlins suspension in 2017 and beyond. It's not uncommon for team sponsorships to ... more »

Reply to Lower shock/fork/post air pressures for storage? 1/17/2017 12:16 AM

Interesting question. Let me ping a few legitimate bike engineer types to see if they have any input. My gut is that your suspension is just fine. I do think extending your dropper post is a good idea. There has a be a lot of pressure inside when compressed. ... more »

Reply to Allsport Dynamics Wrist Braces 1/17/2017 12:13 AM

Nice! I still use my braces occasionally, typically after I tweak/aggravate it in a crash (which I've been doing a lot of on my moto lately). It's been several years for me, though, so hopefully your wrist will regain strength/support in time. It brings ... more »

Reply to Fox Shock CTD adjuster issue. 1/17/2017 12:07 AM

We were all noobs once! Welcome. I believe that shock requires the lockout lever to stay in the various CTD modes. It does so by holding cable tension on the adjuster at different angles of rotation.

Reply to 2017 Racing Rumors 1/13/2017 1:18 PM

You'll find out on Monday!

Reply to 2017 Racing Rumors 1/13/2017 12:45 PM

This just in from Norco: Joe Smith & Henry Fitzgerald Join Sam Blenkinsop on Norco Factory Racing Norco Bicycles is proud to announce its continued support of Norco Factory Racing, which has added Joe Smith and Henry Fitzgerald to its 2017 roster

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Reply to 2017 Racing Rumors 1/12/2017 10:54 AM

For real? Wow. Pumptrack at the White House. That'll be the day!

Reply to Tuesday Tunes with Vorsprung Suspension 1/10/2017 4:22 PM

The Tuesday Tune Episode 10: Oil Considerations This week on the Tuesday Tune we're delving into suspension fluids to discuss some of the demands placed on them and how the manufacturers develop the properties that are necessary to meet these demands.

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Reply to 2017 Racing Rumors 1/9/2017 6:27 PM

What could it mean? @bojoeman dropping hints of things to come with the Syndicate.

Reply to 2017 Racing Rumors 1/9/2017 3:50 PM

A few words from SRAM about Luca Shaw moving on:

Thanks for the Ride, Kid. Luca Shaw is departing the SRAM – Troy Lee Designs Racing Team, but he wouldn’t change his SRAM family experience “for the world” The seeds of the SRAM – TLD mountain bike team ... more »
Reply to Open in new tab problem 1/9/2017 8:50 AM

Thanks for the heads up, isak! Are you still experiencing this issue?

Reply to Tuesday Tunes with Vorsprung Suspension 1/3/2017 3:14 PM

The Tuesday Tune Episode 9 - Single Tube and Twin Tube Shocks "Pretty well all the shocks currently on the market in the mountain bike world are one of three basic forms: 1. Inline/monotube, eg Fox's Float RP23/CTD/DPS series, Rockshox's Monarch RT3 ... more »

Reply to Tuesday Tunes with Vorsprung Suspension 12/20/2016 9:58 PM

The Tuesday Tune Ep 8 - Why We're Riding Telescopic Forks For over 100 years, telescopic suspension forks have adorned the front end of motorcycles - and more recently, mountain bikes. For just as long, alternative systems have been proposed, built, ... more »

Reply to Tuesday Tunes with Vorsprung Suspension 12/20/2016 9:58 PM

The Tuesday Tune Ep 7 - The Less Obvious Aspects of Sag This week on the Tuesday Tune we're going back to basics - sort of - and looking at some of the less obvious and less commonly discussed aspects of sag setup. We aren't here to tell you what is ... more »

Reply to Tuesday Tunes with Vorsprung Suspension 12/6/2016 8:47 PM

The Tuesday Tune Episode 6 - High and Low Speed Damping - Part 2 This week's Tuesday Tune follows up on the last episode's focus on High and Low Speed Damping and delves into some setup concepts to be aware of. We take a look at the practical ranges ... more »

Reply to Tuesday Tunes with Vorsprung Suspension 11/30/2016 9:35 PM

The Tuesday Tune Ep 4 - Springs vs Dampers This episode covers the fundamental differences between springs and dampers: _______________________________________ The Tuesday Tune Ep 5 - High and Low-Speed Damping Adjusters - Pt 1 Here's the basic theory

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Reply to 2017 Racing Rumors 11/29/2016 5:21 PM

Or maybe a newer version is near?

Reply to Wide MB shoes. 11/18/2016 4:25 PM

We all start somewhere! Good luck with the Giro shoes. They make a good product.