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Added a new video A Glimpse of the Insanity to Come - LooseFEST Course Preview 7/31/2015 5:15 PM
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FEST Series continues to blow us away... again, and again and again. Who will send that MASSIVE 90-foot step down first? - Fred


Published July 31, 2015 // LooseFEST takes place in Belgium at the 'Ferme Libert' bikepark. It has the biggest FEST jumps ranging from 65 to 80 foot. This year Nico Vink built a 90 foot step down following the existing jumps of last year. It's huge, it's massive and after the first session only Andreu Lacondeguy and Gilles Dejong hit it... on their MOTOS.

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Added a new video Brosnan and Gwin's Insight Regarding MSA - Inside Specialized Racing: Episode 8 7/31/2015 2:59 PM
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Number 1 qualifier Troy Brosnan and teammate Aaron Gwin share their thoughts going into Round 5 of the UCI World Cup, in Mont-Sainte Anne. - Fred

Mont-Sainte Anne DH Action Slideshow

Mont Sainte Anne Track Walk Slideshow - The 150th World Cup DH

Claudio Caluori's POV Helmet cam at MSA

Vital OTB Mont Sainte Anne - Win SRAM X0 DH Hubs

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Added a new photo album "Loic" 7/31/2015 2:47 PM
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Added a new video Ali C Tearing Up the Streets of Cardiff 7/31/2015 1:38 PM
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Insane precision, bike handling and cojones in this edit from Trials rider Ali C. - Fred If you filmed your last video in sun-drenched Barcelona, where would you go to top that? Apparently, the answer to that is Cardiff. After going to Tarty Days, Ali decided to cruise over the Severn Bridge to scope out some new spots in Cardiff. Filmed over a week and a half in between gales and showers, this shows some of the riding on offer in Wales' capital city. Special thanks go out to John Bailey!

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Added a news story Canyon Bicycles Announces Entrance to Australian and New Zealand Markets 7/31/2015 12:53 PM

SOMETHING GERMANIS HEADING DOWN UNDER

KOBLENZ, 29.07.2015 // Canyon is about to enter a new era – and a new continent. The launch of Canyon Australia & New Zealand is coming. Following years of success throughout Europe and beyond, riders Down Under are...more

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Added reply in a thread need help getting started. 7/31/2015 12:04 PM

For your budget, I'd look for a used bike that's a few seasons old. You'll likely get more bang for your buck. Start looking locally, so you can check the bike out in person before purchasing.

Added a new video Bounding Big Boulders at the Beach with Mike Steidley 7/31/2015 11:34 AM
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Not your typical seaside ride. - Fred Published on Jul 29, 2015 // With temperatures soaring this summer, 12X National Trials Champ Mike Steidley decided to try and escape the heat by riding at the beach - in the way that only he can!

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Added a new slideshow First Look: Felt's Living Line and Factory Tour 7/29/2015 12:09 AM
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dhgnar added a feature story First Ride: RockShox Lyrik RCT3 7/28/2015 1:40 PM

Review by Fred Robinson // Photos by Adrian Marcoux and Fred Robinson

Retallack, BC, one of the most epic backcountry Mountain Biking destinations in Canada with over 6K of descent on seemingly endless trails accessed by both van and helicopter. We couldn't have asked for a better testing ground for the new ...more

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Added a new video Race Recap: Palmer Project - 2015 U.S. National Championships 7/28/2015 9:28 AM
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The Palmer Junior Development team saw great success earlier this July at the U.S. National Champs in Mammoth, CA. Young rippers Nik Nestoroff and Steven Walton claimed the number one and number two spots in Downhill Junior 15-16, with Warren Kniss and Josh Gibb taking the top two steps in Dual Slalom Junior 15-18. Cheers to their success following them all the way to Elite! - Fred

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Added a new video 2015 Colorado Freeride Fest Slopestyle Highlights 7/27/2015 9:48 AM
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Things got wild in Winter Park during the CFF Slopestyle competition. Check out the action in this highlight video from PlusSizeBMX. - Fred

Full Results and Replay

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Added a new video A Moment's Choice - Wise Words from Chaz Curry 7/27/2015 9:16 AM
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A little motivation for your Monday. - Fred A short excerpt from an interview with Chaz Curry.

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Added reply in a thread V10 chainstay growth 7/26/2015 4:11 PM

Short cage with a 1x setup on the V10 will be fine, just make sure to mind your chain length when you cut the chain (as you would with any bike).

Added a new video What Does "Shred" Mean to You? 7/23/2015 7:06 PM
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Riders Luca Cometti and Mike Montgomery rippin' in SoCal.

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Added a new video K!LL H!LL / ,zam I LEG ALL 7/23/2015 3:37 PM
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Flip your bars and grab your muffler, it's bobsled time. - Fred

K!LL H!LL / ,zam I LEG ALL

Various buildings made of concrete were on the increase in the Czech Republic during the era of communism. That’s why a skeleton track was built near the little town Klasterec nad Ohri in the Ore mountains. The track is 1007m long and has 8 curves and 2 long straights, built in 1975.

After the Velvet revolution in 1989 the track has become overgrown with a forest cover. The color of concrete has turned moss green. Some bumps and damaged parts hasn’t withstood the ravages of time. Nowadays the track is being preserved for a Czech Olympian and his summer luge training. However, it is also a drug addicts’ meeting spot and local weirdos like rambling around neighboring forests, which is the place where no one wants to stay overnight. When we saw this spot for the first time it seemed crazy, just…K!LL H!LL

The track was discovered by a photographer Mila S. while doing a nude photo shoot and he made us think about breathing life into this place, at least for a while…

Zam I Leg All focuses on natural spots transformed by humans.

Milos Stafek – photographer

Big Gaspi – technical support

Gaspi – clown

Marty Smolik Muffin movie – cameraman

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Added reply in a thread medium or large 7/20/2015 2:40 PM

At 5'9 you're more than likely a med, unless you like really big bikes.

Updated photo album UPDATED PIT BITS - 2015 U.S. National Championships at Mammoth Bike Park 7/19/2015 2:49 PM
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Added a new slideshow 2015 U.S. National Championships Downhill Action Slideshow 7/19/2015 1:31 PM
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Added a new photo album 2015 U.S. National Championships - Dual Slalom 7/18/2015 12:35 AM
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