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Reply to Need help to choose a bike. Please help! 10/25/2014 11:14 AM

A quality dirtjump frame (what you call "freestyle bike" in your post above, like the Haro in the picture you included) might not break, but it's really not appropriate for any proper downhilling. The geometry is wrong, the parts are wrong, and you will ... more »

Reply to 2015 Racing Rumours - MTB Musical Chairs 9/19/2014 6:02 AM

Seen in Leogang this weekend:

Reply to 2015 Racing Rumours - MTB Musical Chairs 9/10/2014 12:06 PM

As team managers and riders jockey for positions for 2015, there is one more tool they can both use in the negotiations: The Power Rankings! Check out how the riders performed when we called their number ahead of each race (and have a laugh about how ... more »

Reply to UCI World Cup Rumors via @TeamRumours 9/8/2014 12:53 PM

To follow the musical chairs again this year: http://www.vitalmtb.com/forums/The-Hub,2/2015-Racing-Rumours-MTB-Musical-Chairs,8147

New thread 2015 Racing Rumours - MTB Musical Chairs 9/8/2014 11:52 AM

Well well well, no sooner had the last rat crossed the finish line at Worlds, did the music start up for another round of Who Fancies Who. Forget finding your perfect match on Tinder, MTB's Yearly Musical Chairs has more love drama than Big Brother after

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Reply to Dual piston brakes on a downhill rig? 9/6/2014 2:11 PM

Which Avids are you replacing? The X2 is Hope's XC-oriented offering, so it might be an unfair comparison.

Reply to 2014 World Champs Special Stuff 9/3/2014 1:21 PM

Greg Minnaar's proudly South African Kabuto lid.

Reply to 2014 World Champs Special Stuff 9/3/2014 1:08 PM

Rachel and her Ride:

Source: Shimano's twitter.

Reply to 2014 World Champs Special Stuff 9/3/2014 11:13 AM

Sir Peaty offered up this little gem from the squid race in Hafjell. The finest of the world's collective MTB media duked it out for free beer and bragging rights. Looks like the tie we predicted in OTB actually happened in the media race, although the

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Reply to 2014 World Champs Special Stuff 9/3/2014 5:01 AM

Roo power for Sam Hill! TLD D3 World's Edition coming in hot!

Reply to 2014 World Champs Special Stuff 9/3/2014 4:55 AM

Nick Beer, the man with the coolest name has some pretty cool World's kit too!

Reply to 2014 World Champs Special Stuff 9/3/2014 4:54 AM

Miss Seagrave's World's Gear from FOX:

Reply to 2014 World Champs Special Stuff 9/3/2014 4:46 AM

Andrew Neethling has rad new swag from FOX. Go Saffa!

Reply to 2014 World Champs Special Stuff 9/3/2014 12:58 AM

Red Bull has hooked Marcelo up with a new helmet too:

Reply to 2014 World Champs Special Stuff 9/2/2014 2:34 PM

On the topic of fast Aussies, Troy Brosnan got a little care package from the Big S - 2FO World Champs Edition Shoes in the house!

Source: Troy's Twitter.

Reply to 2014 World Champs Special Stuff 9/2/2014 2:34 PM

The Flat Pedal Thunder from Down Under is getting ready for one of his legendary assaults on the rainbow stripes. Aussie Aussie Aussie - Oi Oi Oi!

Source: Sam-sta-gram.

Reply to 2014 World Champs Special Stuff 9/2/2014 2:33 PM

The rest of the Syndicate won't go wanting either. Team Mom Kathy Sessler's FB had a few more shots of the Syndicate riders getting ready to fly their country colors.

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New thread 2014 World Champs Special Stuff 9/2/2014 2:33 PM

That's right, the ultimate race of the 2014 DH season, both literally and figuratively speaking is upon us. It's the World Champs, and as any race fan knows, this special race means all kinds of special stuff for the bikes and the racers too. There are

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Reply to Fox 34 or 36 160mm fork on my Stumpy EVO??? 8/25/2014 4:56 AM

Between the Revelation you have on there now, and the 2014 34 CTD, I'd be hard pressed to recommend one over the other. And yes, the 36 feels like it would be overkill. Now, if it was the 2015 34 we were talking about (i.e. the recently updated and retuned ... more »

Reply to SUICIDE NO HANDER HELP 8/1/2014 9:54 AM

NO HANDS = SUICIDE. Easy.