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Liked a comment about photo Joel Tunbridge - Whip Off World Champs Qualifiers 8/17/2016 8:32 AM
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Yeah Runga!
If any of you guys ride the trail "Huck Yeah" in Queenstown, keep in mind this guy tested all the jumps one by one, week after week, in the middle of winter.

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Liked a comment about feature Earn $100 at Jenson USA for Your Vital MTB Member Reviews 8/16/2016 1:15 PM
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Thanks Vital and Jensen USA! Stay tuned for more reviews!

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Liked a comment about photo Gonzalo Serenelli - Whip Off World Champs Qualifiers 8/15/2016 10:38 PM
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The rider is gonzalo serenelli from argentina #707 crankworxs

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Liked a comment about photo 2017 Specialized Enduro 8/13/2016 6:47 PM
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Definitely Graves ride. HT pedals (Keene rides Crank Bros), gold face plate on the stem (Renthal), no front fender. The next image shows Keene's bike; name on the tt, fender and Truvativ stem

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Liked a comment about product review First Look: Canfield Brothers Crampon Mountain Pedal 8/7/2016 2:08 PM
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" Running your fingers along the body you can only be impressed by the traction provided by the extra machining" Not only does this provide extra traction, which it most certainly does, once you remove all the pins they will make a great fish scaler...

Im running the ultimate. These pedals are a work of art, almost worth framing. They provide a level of dexterity that I've never experienced in a flat pedal, a sensation I had been searching for ever since I ditched clips. Traction is borderline outstanding. The only thing I ever felt could make theses pedals better would be to make 'em bigger. And now they have.

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Liked a comment about feature First Look: Shorex SILA500 Streamlined Lock-On Silicone Grips 7/30/2016 4:33 PM
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The thickness of those things looks like arm pump city to me.

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Liked a comment about product review Best Weight/Points of Engagement Ratio 7/22/2016 10:18 AM
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We appreciate you riding our hubs!

If your drive-side end cap keeps sliding off too easily it could be two things:

1. If it's an early version of our Torch hub with the single row FH bearing, we changed the axle spec and DS endcap to eliminate this. This would be early 2013ish.
2. If late 2013 or newer, you probably have the updated parts and it could be a worn out endcap O-ring or the O-ring is missing completely.

Email me at joe@industrynine,net or call me 828-210-5113 x. 162 and we will get you sorted out...let's keep you shredding!

Thank you!

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Liked a comment about video USAC Marshal Meltdown - You Screw Up Everything! 7/19/2016 8:31 AM
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He was probably late because the line to the porta-potty he was in was longer than expected. You know, since you can't just piss in the woods without getting fined.

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Liked a comment about photo High-tech Axxios AXS Anti-Vibration System on Commencal DH Bikes 7/19/2016 8:30 AM
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There are various technologies. Most strain gauges are either piezoelectric elements or thin patterned metal lines. The piezoelectric elements work by generating a voltage in response to change. The thin metal lines' resistance changes. For a wireless gauge, there will be a battery, a transduction circuit to read out the signal, and a communications circuit.

Accelerometers are typically MEMS devices - microelectromechanical systems. They are micro-fabricated from silicon using semiconductor processing techniques. Basically, they are a mass on a spring, with the mass position transduced capacitively.

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Liked a comment about product review Tested: 2015 Devinci Spartan Carbon SX 7/14/2016 3:29 PM
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After a lot of wait I finally managed to get hold of an Öhlins TTX 22M coil shock for my Spartan. I just got back from one week of bike park riding in Åre, Sweden, and I can't be happier about the performance of the bike. I was really surprised about how much the suspension performance did improve. Both when it comes a better support in the initial part of the stroke, a more linear feel, and that all small (but tiring) hits from roots, rocks and brake bumps were more or less filtered out by the coil. I have not experienced any additional pedal bob when climbing, and it felt like the grip level had increased as well. Since I'm riding flat pedals I did also notice a significant improvement when standing up and pedalling over roots or other rough sections of the trail. With the old air shock I had more or less to wait until the trail became smoother in order not to bounce of the pedals. The only negative things I can think of is the weight and the price of the shock. However, with the aforementioned improvements I would say it's worth it. No I just need to find a fork that is as good...

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Liked a comment about video Vital RAW - Lenzerheide Day 1 7/8/2016 1:18 AM
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We're so spoiled by this coverage. Thank you.

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Liked a comment about video Taking a Walmart Huffy on a Downhill Trail 7/1/2016 3:11 PM
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Kept the receipt, got my money back.

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Liked a comment about product review Long Term Tested: Shimano's Electronic XTR Di2 Drivetrain 7/1/2016 1:37 PM
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I've had XTR Di2 on my Bronson 2.0 for about 6 months and i'm running a EThirteen cassette... This setup is awesome and super clean. You can run the battery in the head tube and run the wire out of a Specialized top cap for a cleaner look than a external battery.

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Liked a comment about feature Red Bull Announces Several Changes to Rampage for 2016 6/24/2016 8:30 AM
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Rampage is not part of the FMB World Tour in 2016.

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Liked a comment about video Vital RAW - Bernardo Cruz Blazing in Brazil 6/22/2016 5:16 PM
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That man has some serious skills yo!

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