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Reply to 2016 Racing Rumours 2/12/2016 5:31 AM

Not racing per se, but confirmation of one of mountain biking's biggest names staying where we've always seen him. TBH, it's hard to imagine him wearing anything else by now... PRESS RELEASE: Troy Lee Designs and Brandon Semenuk are happy to announce

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Reply to MTB Advice I'd Give Myself Five or Ten Years Ago 2/11/2016 8:51 AM

TAKE A LESSON, YOU IDIOT. Sorry for the all-CAPS, I'm shouting at me 10 years ago. I'm still hoping I can hear me. #timetravel

Reply to 2016 Racing Rumours 2/11/2016 12:24 AM

Vets and New Threats Highlight DGR’s 2016 UCI/EWS Roster

Devinci Global Racing drops into a new season of savage battles with a dangerous roster of familiar and new faces for 2016. Team manager Gabe Fox says the talent-rich lineup is one of ... more »
New thread Wiggle To Acquire Chain Reaction Cycles? 2/10/2016 5:35 AM

A pretty wild report just appeared on BikeBiz, but stranger things have happened before. If the 2 online giants do merge, what does it mean for the businesses and for the consumers? A good thing, or not so? From BikeBiz: BikeBiz believes ... more »

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Reply to A wheelset that does everything 2/8/2016 11:52 AM

We haven't finished testing these yet, but so far, we're impressed. Slightly heavier than your target build, but definitely a solid option: http://www.vitalmtb.com/product/guide/Rear-Hubs,45/Hope-Technology/Pro-4,16827 Spank's Oozy wheelset is another really good option, especially considering the price: http://www.vitalmtb.com/product/guide/Wheelsets,44/Spank/Oozy-Trail295-Bead-Bite,14455#product-reviews/1758/expand

Reply to 2016 Racing Rumours 2/8/2016 4:00 AM

Yikes, that's a lot of conspiracy theory in one thread. Daniel, your post failed to load correctly because of a bug with Instagram embeds. For some reason, when an Instagram post contains smileys, our forum doesn't like it....and so it makes a mess of

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New thread Which Component Do You Drop First? 2/4/2016 9:07 AM

OK, so imagine you HAVE to remove or downgrade one of the following components or component groups on your current all-mountain bike. Which one is it? Vote and tell us why! {poll:256}

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Reply to Belgian Rider Found with Hidden Motor at CX Worlds 1/31/2016 11:21 AM

Let's not forget The Bike That Kept On Going:

New thread Belgian Rider Found with Hidden Motor at CX Worlds 1/31/2016 11:05 AM

After much speculation on the subject, the day has come: a professional rider has been found in possession of a bike subjected to "motorized doping", i.e. featuring a concealed motor in the frame. The incident occurred at yesterday's Cyclocross ... more »

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Reply to 2016 Racing Rumours 1/27/2016 11:12 AM

2016 Radon team announcement: Radon Magura Factory Team The Radon Magura Factory Team is proud to announce their new racing program for 2016. After a successful first full season in World Cup Downhill racing, the Radon Magura Factory Team will add Enduro

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New thread The Drones Are Coming 1/26/2016 12:13 PM

Without wanting to drone on too much about the pesky little buggers popping up everywhere, the fact is, the pesky little buggers ARE popping up everywhere! And not only do these things fly around and capture cool footage, but they are getting ... more »

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New thread How To Convert Your 10-Speed Transmission To 11 1/25/2016 11:25 AM

If you're like many riders out there, you love the idea of wide-range, 1x11-speed drivetrain simplicity, but you're less in love with the idea of having to replace every single part of your existing transmission to get there. Well, thanks to South African

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Reply to 2016 Racing Rumours 1/25/2016 10:52 AM

More team news, this time it's SCOTT USA and their impressive roster of cross-discipline supported riders (not including the teams Gstaad-SCOTT, SCOTT-ODLO, and the SCOTT-SR Suntour enduro team, plus individual riders like Nico Vink, Vincent Tupin, and

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Reply to 2016 Racing Rumours 1/25/2016 6:01 AM

Here is the full announcement regarding the all-new Cube Global Squad - the brand's first foray into the world of World Cup DH racing: Greg Williamson & Matt Walker sign with CUBE Global Squad

CUBE is well known for their full suspension ... more »
Reply to 2016 Racing Rumours 1/25/2016 2:54 AM

This just in from IBIS:

Ibis Cycles is thrilled to announce the addition of riders Robin Wallner, Pedro Burns and Dillon Santos to the Ibis Cycles Enduro Race Team. They will be joining forces with team veterans Anita and Caro Gehrig, and Gary ... more »
Reply to 2016 Racing Rumours 1/10/2016 9:32 AM

That head tube does look YT-like, and #goodtimes is a dead giveaway: A photo posted by Greg Williamson (@greg_dh) on Jan 10, 2016 at 9:02am PST

Reply to What Would You Do for MTB if You Won the $1,300,000,000 Powerball Jackpot? 1/8/2016 10:48 AM

Build the world's sickest bike park, and enjoy running that for the next 30 years or so. Free to ride, needless to say.

Reply to 2016 Racing Rumours 1/7/2016 7:39 AM

Brendog confirmed on Scott for 3 more years! From SCOTT: Brendan Fairclough has re-signed with the Gstaad-SCOTT Downhill team for three more years. Team Manager Claudio Caluori continues with the existing roster that he has set up over the last few years:

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Reply to What is the Greatest Rock Song Ever? 1/6/2016 1:04 PM

TWISTED SISTER! YES! \m/

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