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Reply to Forum Hot Seat - Dave Camp, RockShox Design Engineer 11/19/2015 11:13 AM

Yo Dave! Have you (or anybody else to your knowledge) experimented with dual-rate springs for MTB suspension? Everybody is always looking for small bump compliance + big hit ramp-up...could dual spring rates help address that need, or am I missing something?

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Reply to 2016 Racing Rumours 11/18/2015 9:20 AM

This seems to point to Rude staying with Yeti. Let's hope he gets to ride more DH next year too!

Reply to Introduce yourself 11/18/2015 2:14 AM

I don't think he fits his F-14 anymore...

Reply to Introduce yourself 11/17/2015 1:22 PM

Johan Hjord is the name, iceman2058 here on the site, I'm one of the crew that slave away tirelessly to bring you, our readers, rad content from the 4 corners of the globe. Originally from Sweden, I've lived in California, France, Ireland and now more

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Reply to How do you guys store your bikes? 11/17/2015 10:01 AM

I just pile mine in a corner. I'm trying to figure out the optimal formula to make sure the one I need is NEVER at the front. I'm pretty close to nailing it.

And to finish off my storage masterpiece, I also have the "Bike of Damocles" hanging ... more »

Reply to 2016 Racing Rumours 11/17/2015 8:23 AM

Emily rides for Trek Factory Racing, NOT Trek World Racing. Trek World Racing was a private racing program owned by Martin Whiteley, with Trek as the headline sponsor. Trek Factory Racing is Trek's own racing program. TWR stopping its activity will not ... more »

Reply to 2016 Racing Rumours 11/11/2015 7:12 AM

One cat out of the bag!,1215

Reply to 2016 Racing Rumours 11/7/2015 12:49 PM

If you zoom in... A photo posted by @ream_tumours on Nov 7, 2015 at 12:20pm PST

Reply to 2015 Red Bull Rampage Build 10/11/2015 4:07 AM
Reply to 2015 Red Bull Rampage Build 10/11/2015 4:05 AM

The 2015 edition of Red Bull Rampage is now well and truly underway. The riders have been on site for 2 days scoping out and digging their lines, and before they start putting tires to dirt today (Sunday), here are a few posts to give you a little glimpse

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Reply to 2015 Red Bull Rampage Build 10/8/2015 2:35 PM

Here are a couple of new features shaping up, check out the full story over at Red Bull: The YT Step Up Built to allow riders to carry more speed to the bottom section of the course if they chose the left-most side for their line, the YT Step Up is

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New thread 2015 Red Bull Rampage Build 10/3/2015 12:41 PM

If there is one single event that gets us all more excited than anything else, it's got to be Rampage. The world's best big terrain riders will once again gather in the desert outside Virgin, Utah, to battle it out for the biggest crown in freeride.

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Reply to UCI Reduces Number of WC DH Riders, Increases Team Fees 9/26/2015 7:41 AM

Not as of the time of writing.

New thread UCI Reduces Number of WC DH Riders, Increases Team Fees 9/26/2015 1:24 AM

We picked up the following paragraph from a statement published by the UCI yesterday: "Rationalising the great appeal for Downhill Mountain Bike, it was agreed to reduce the total number of riders at the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup presented by Shimano.

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Reply to 2015 Racing Rumours - MTB Musical Chairs 9/9/2015 7:08 AM

IS IT 2016 ALREADY? Kick off the offseason transfer fun in the new thread, post 'em if you got 'em:,2/2016-Racing-Rumours,8720 YEOW!

New thread 2016 Racing Rumours 9/9/2015 7:07 AM

We're not ones to dwell on the past. We may still be hungover after Worlds and slightly pissed that the racing season is essentially over, but we can already start looking forward to a busy offseason of transfer fun. Who stays and who goes where are ... more »

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Reply to do you flip your bike upside down to put on your front wheel? 6/4/2015 9:16 AM

The dropper remote goes UNDER your left handlebar where your front shifter used to be anyway (visit a museum if you want to see what THOSE looked like), the rest of the stuff on your handlebars is nothing to worry about...

Reply to What is this from? 5/26/2015 11:07 PM

It's Bernard Kerr down in Queenstown, NZ. AFAIK it wasn't part of an edit, "just" a clip.

Reply to FEST Series Awesomeness from Aggy's Reunion 5/20/2015 11:30 PM

Epic doesn't half tell the story.,28898/csteen,28416