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New thread What's the Best Spot You've Ever Ridden? 7/29/2016 2:43 PM

We always see that cliche saying "The places my bike takes me." But it's true, and as someone who's traveled a lot, both on and off the bike, my bike has taken me to some amazing places that'd I'd have never seen if riding wasn't one of my passions.

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New thread Canfield Brothers Unveils CBF™ Suspension Patent 7/28/2016 1:21 PM

Canfield Brothers Unveils CBF™ Suspension Patent Canfield Balance Formula™ delivers unrivaled efficiency and performance independent of sag. BELLINGHAM, WA (July 28, 2016) – Canfield Brothers, high-end boutique mountain-bike manufacturer, officially ... more »

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Reply to It's Always The Little Crashes That Get You - What's Your Story? 7/28/2016 11:54 AM

Years ago we started building a new spot not too far from my house. We built a road-gap, probably 15ft down and maybe 25ft out and a small warm-up jump which the lip was only 8 or so feet from the landing, and the landing was a good 30ft long so you ... more »

Reply to What Tool Couldn't You Live Without? 7/27/2016 11:29 AM

Check the chain-checker from Birzman. Pretty cool, actually.

Reply to #do you even drift bro t-shirts? 7/26/2016 8:50 AM

When you guys wear those shirts out in public everyone's gonna think you drive one of these:

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Reply to What Tool Couldn't You Live Without? 7/25/2016 1:45 PM

Who needs a bottle opener when you're working on bikes when there's all these ways to get to the good stuff?

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New thread What Tool Couldn't You Live Without? 7/22/2016 5:20 PM

I realize we're not all mechanics, but inevitably as riders, we all start to tinker around with our bikes and begin acquiring tools. Having personally wrenched in shops for a number of years, I've become very particular about my tools and utilize pretty

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Reply to 9point8 post 7/21/2016 3:31 PM

I phoned 9point8 to ask and their answer was "likely it won't fit."

Reply to Which bike do you regret buying? 7/20/2016 12:07 PM

I wanna see your Split-Rock huck photo... you still have it?

Reply to Time to Say Goodbye to USAC? 7/18/2016 4:30 PM

This is how one USAC race official reacted to a rider making a simple mistake this past weekend at National Champs. Apparently Richard Finn Jr, the rider recording his run, was almost late for his start time. With all the riders already lined up, the

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Reply to Time to Say Goodbye to USAC? 7/16/2016 10:22 AM

Beat me to it. More BS from USAC.... From their rule book, here's what they fined him for:

New thread Time to Say Goodbye to USAC? 7/15/2016 5:14 PM

USA Cycling seems to be taking a lot of flack as the U.S. National Champs gets underway this week. With reports of racers being charged an additional $10 spectator ticket to walk the track on top of the $25 a day lift ticket for the 5-days of practice

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Reply to Which bike do you regret buying? 7/12/2016 6:33 PM

Ha! Funny thread idea. I can't say that I really have a bike that I actually regret buying, because I've always had so much fun on all my bikes. But... there's at least 2 I can think of that were pretty rough around the edges.

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Reply to Which Bike Do You Regret Selling? 7/12/2016 5:22 PM

My current trail bike is a Slash and I should be getting ready to sell it but I really don't want to. It just flat-out rips. Sometimes when I'm riding it with my full face on I forget I'm on a trail bike.

New thread Which Bike Do You Regret Selling? 7/8/2016 4:44 PM

We've all regretting selling a specific bike. Be it from how it rode to how it looked, or even the memories we made while riding it. We want to know which bike you've owned that you wish you'd have never sold.

Personally, I miss my DW-Link ... more »

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Reply to If You Could Learn One Trick, What Would it Be? 7/6/2016 1:15 PM

Just embedding this for you. So nuts. A video posted by Downhill MTB (@downhillakademie) on Jul 3, 2016 at 1:59am PDT

New thread If You Could Learn One Trick, What Would it Be? 7/1/2016 12:22 PM

I'm not a trick guy... at all. I'll send gaps if they're on a track or the hits on A-Line or Fade to Black at Whistler, but a bar-turn or slight tweak is about all I can manage. It's sad, really. Personally, I've always wanted to be able to do a good

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Reply to What Bike Feature is Most Important to You? 7/1/2016 11:24 AM

Geo all the way.

Reply to Fox Re:active knock 6/29/2016 11:46 AM

I can't verify the legitimacy but a quick google search revealed this: Affected shocks: CNY6 CR5R CN2S CR5T CN2Z CR5W CN2M

New thread Photo Nerds: What's Your Selfie Setup? 6/28/2016 5:06 PM

For those of you who shoot mountain biking, curious what you guys are running as far as a bar mounted trigger setup. Canon or Nikon doesn't matter, just curious how you guys handle (NPI) situations where you need a riding shot but no one is available ... more »

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