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Reply to 2017 Racing Rumors 4/14/2017 8:01 AM

The shape of the bike shadow is definitely more Mondraker Summum than Trek Session, that's for sure.

Reply to All Mountain Bike? what is it? 4/14/2017 4:12 AM

Hi Harley, and welcome to Vital! Your question is a bit deep, and the answer could be too, but I'll try to guide you without making you read a whole novel in the process. A mountain bike presents an inherent compromise between how good it is in fast, ... more »

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Reply to 2017 Racing Rumors 3/15/2017 12:39 PM

Big news from Brett Tippie and YT today! Official PR below: YT nabs the Director of Good Times It was really only a matter of time until the Director of Good Times would end up with YT. Brett Tippie is now part of the YT Family and takes his place alongside

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Reply to 2017 Racing Rumors 3/13/2017 10:32 AM

That's a lot of rise on that handlebar for a 29er though...hard to tell for sure!

Reply to Offset options for dropper seatpost? 3/9/2017 1:56 PM

Specialized's Command Post has an offset head, but it only offers up to 125mm of travel, which sounds like it might not be enough for you if you have long legs. Among the others, both the Reverb and e*thirteen's TRS dropper offer some degree of offset ... more »

New thread Cane Creek Launches the Helm Fork 3/1/2017 7:12 AM

Cane Creek have been busy working on a new fork! It features what appears to be a clever negative air chamber equalizer button which may turn out to be a great addition, especially for people who ride at different altitudes or who otherwise find themselves

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Reply to 2017 Racing Rumors 2/17/2017 11:06 AM

Enduro legend and Mégavalanche Champion looking forward to new projects.

(Zurich, Switzerland) - After a long and prominent mountain bike racing career in the disciplines of enduro and downhill, René Wildhaber will shift his focus to growing ... more »

This belongs in the Buy/Sell forum please.

Reply to 2017 Racing Rumors 2/14/2017 9:43 AM

More team news today as 17-year old, overnight sensation Emil Johansson lands a big ride on Trek C3: Trek’s marquee gravity program continues to develop new talent

(Waterloo, WI) — For years, The C3 Project has driven progression in mountain ... more »
Reply to 2017 Racing Rumors 2/14/2017 7:42 AM

MS Mondraker and Shimano team up for two years:

SHIMANO SAINT ANSWERS MONDRAKER DH TEAM PRAYERS Bicycle component maker Shimano and downhill mountain biking team MS Mondraker, home to downhill World Champion Danny Hart, today announce their ... more »
Reply to 2017 Racing Rumors 2/1/2017 2:19 AM

Big news from UR Team/Polygon and SR Suntour! Click to edit the video above   ​ SR SUNTOUR RUX DH fork: Passion motivates. In 2011 the RUX was born to enter the DH suspension world. Its test pilots, Garett Buehler and James Doerfling were dropping big

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Reply to 2017 Racing Rumors 1/30/2017 12:49 AM

Pivot Cycles and Pivot Factory Racing are pleased to announce the addition of Rupert Chapman to the team roster, effective immediately. Chapman, 24, from Christchurch, New Zealand, is no stranger to international competition—he has been racing ... more »
New thread 2020 Worlds to Leogang 1/28/2017 10:38 AM

In the same meeting that saw the 2018 World Cup Calendar approved, the UCI also awarded the 2020 World Championships to Leogang, Austria. "As well as the 2019 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships, the UCI Management Committee awarded the following events: 2018 UCI Gran Fondo

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Reply to 2017 Racing Rumors 1/26/2017 1:16 PM

Remy Metailler on TRP brakes (but we still don't know which bike!):

We are excited to announce that another world-class athlete will be joining the TRP family. Welcome— TRP Cycling (@TRPcycling) January 26, 2017 RÉMY MÉTAILLER ... more »
Reply to 2017 Racing Rumors 1/25/2017 3:59 AM

Full details on the changes at Trek/Atherton Racing:

There’s a new dynamic at Trek Factory Racing DH as the team announce two new riders and a new Head Coach for the 2017 season. Trek Factory Racing will add two exciting young riders to their ... more »