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Liked a comment on the item Tested: KS LEV C Adjustable Seatpost 10/28/2014 3:21 PM

TRex,

I appreciate the skepticism given the general nature of Vital focusing on more "aggressive" riding disciplines. I've used those Oury grips for what seems like forever, even when I lived in Oregon and it rained all the time. I really like the diameter it gives my grip and the...more

Liked a comment on the item Tested: KS LEV C Adjustable Seatpost 10/28/2014 3:20 PM

This dropper is specifically aimed at first time dropper users (purebred XC riders/racers), which is exactly why Josh was a great reviewer for it. To my knowledge there are no other XC droppers on the market today, so what would he compare it to? His findings do coincide with my...more

Liked a comment on the item The Best Local Trail Ever Built 10/24/2014 3:40 PM

Here in 'Murica we tend to shout a lot about FREEDOM! But we certainly don't have the FREEDOM! to build ridiculously fun trails like that in the neighborhood. Well done Switzerland.

Added a comment about video Speed and Skills Combine in Enduro Trials 10/24/2014 8:53 AM
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Very cool! I would love to see more mixed style events. A new definition for "All Mountain."

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Liked a comment on the item How-To: Reasons for Making a New Bike Purchase with Art's Cyclery 10/11/2014 8:06 AM

Wow, talk about a blatant marketing scam! Get a new bike when your old one isn't fun anymore, if that ever happens!

Liked a comment on the item Specialized's 33.2 Pound S-Works Demo 8 Carbon Downhill Bike 10/9/2014 6:27 PM

I too have yet to see it on the WC circuit, but many of the Rampage riders were skipping chainguides entirely. This one at least has a top guide still.

Liked a comment on the item Specialized's 33.2 Pound S-Works Demo 8 Carbon Downhill Bike 10/9/2014 5:41 PM

Technically no- this bike uses their proprietary bars, stem, wheels, and tires as well so they do have stuff that other companies don't have "exact" access to. If anything there are more "special" parts on this specific rig but you could for sure find comparable or lighter parts...more

Liked a comment on the item Specialized's 33.2 Pound S-Works Demo 8 Carbon Downhill Bike 10/9/2014 5:40 PM

`gotcha. I always find these "look at this light bike!" things really funny when it comes from a bike company. The only part that makes this bike different than what any weenie can build is the frame and shock. So lets compare weights of frame + shock: then you know what is the...more

Liked a comment on the item Ultimate SB66C 10/6/2014 7:39 AM

Iceman only ever gets high on life. And life is more fun with a bit of variety...

Liked a comment on the item Trans Provence Pro BAG Check with Jerome Clementz 9/25/2014 7:02 AM

It's hard not to like JC. The guy can rip it up and yet he keeps it pretty real. Great to see him back!!

Added a new video Nomad's Lament 9/18/2014 8:54 AM
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If your bike could talk.

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Liked a comment on the item The Wheelie King - Maniacc Dblocks Beastmode 9/15/2014 12:09 PM

did u see the prices of mtbs lately?

Liked a comment on the item The Wheelie King - Maniacc Dblocks Beastmode 9/15/2014 12:08 PM

these comments are just way too upper middle class.

Liked a comment on the item The Wheelie King - Maniacc Dblocks Beastmode 9/15/2014 8:22 AM

Some could argue that riding a bicycle at up to 40mph through woods is dumb all around.
But you still do it

Liked a comment on the item The Wheelie King - Maniacc Dblocks Beastmode 9/15/2014 7:48 AM

I've always wondered what would it be like if Ryan Leech grew up in the ghetto... now I know. That buswalk was wild, haha.

Liked a comment on the item Team Robot: Gravity Fed Vol. 1 9/6/2014 2:22 PM

The Jim Halpert of MTB?

Added a comment about video Team Robot: Gravity Fed Vol. 1 9/5/2014 4:18 PM
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That made my day.

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Liked a comment on the item Snowbird's Big Mountain Trail: 2,900 Vertical Feet Over 7.5 Scenic Miles is One Tram Ride Away 8/21/2014 1:12 PM

I can't disagree, but we should be excited that Snowbird is seeing the value in mountain biking, and get excited that this could lead to bigger things from them. The terrain that is available there could lead to incredible things, so let's speak up and encourage them to not give up and help...more

Liked a comment on the item Snowbird's Big Mountain Trail: 2,900 Vertical Feet Over 7.5 Scenic Miles is One Tram Ride Away 8/21/2014 1:11 PM

Bummer, sounds like it's another increasingly typical "Flow" trail Fail. So much work goes into them and 95% of the time they suck. What ever happened to making singletrack???