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Reply to 2015 Racing Rumours - MTB Musical Chairs 3/11/2015 12:50 PM

Actually, Max Commencal goes a bit further than that - he is not very impressed with the working conditions at the carbon manufacturing facilities he has visited, and wants no part of making bikes there until that changes. Laying up carbon frames in-house ... more »

Reply to 2015 Racing Rumours - MTB Musical Chairs 3/8/2015 1:34 AM

Thanks for clarifying that Ben.

Reply to 2015 Racing Rumours - MTB Musical Chairs 3/7/2015 10:15 AM

Vinny-T still works part time and rides part time, as far as we know. He'll be on a Scott in 2015 though, like the ShapeRideShoot guys as well, but not full factory support.

Reply to 2015 Racing Rumours - MTB Musical Chairs 3/7/2015 10:09 AM

A Santa Cruz, more like it?

Reply to 2015 Racing Rumours - MTB Musical Chairs 3/7/2015 9:30 AM

Looks like Scott will maintain a strong freeride squad for 2015! Press Release: Salt Lake City, Utah, March 5, 2015—After strong work during the 2014 riding season, Scott Sports is happy to announce that top American freeriders Paul Basagoitia, Kyle

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Reply to 2015 Racing Rumours - MTB Musical Chairs 3/2/2015 9:03 AM

A new team announced today, featuring a couple of sender Swedes and one inimitable Italian, on Commencal bikes no less. We look forward to seeing them shred the World Cups and more! Press Release: HS Racing Team Together with COMMENCAL!

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Reply to what color is this bike? 2/27/2015 7:26 PM

Go ask the llamas, see if they care.

Reply to 2015 Racing Rumours - MTB Musical Chairs 1/29/2015 10:07 AM

More Commencal news: Kyle Strait onboard!

Reply to 2015 Racing Rumours - MTB Musical Chairs 1/22/2015 11:20 AM

Commencal / Riding Addiction becomes Commencal / Vallnord, and they sign up a new junior in the process.

Reply to 2015 Racing Rumours - MTB Musical Chairs 1/16/2015 10:37 AM

GT/Atherton announcement HERE. Marc Beaumont no longer with the team, and 3 new sponsors onboard.

Reply to 2015 Racing Rumours - MTB Musical Chairs 1/14/2015 11:38 AM

It's Kelly McGarry joins YT for 2015. With Zink, Lacondeguy, and Granieri already onboard, that's quite the team!

Reply to Do you use climbing-specific suspension features like lock-out? 1/12/2015 12:51 PM

My bike has a RockShox Monarch Plus which features a climb setting, but I hardly ever use it. I'm usually airheaded enough to forget to switch back before the downhills anyway, so I usually prefer to ignore the thing altogether. I've ridden quite a few ... more »

Reply to 2015 Racing Rumours - MTB Musical Chairs 1/9/2015 1:06 AM

This was already announced here previously, but here is the official introduction of Aaron Chase to the Pivot family. Good luck Aaron!

PHOENIX, AZ – Pivot Cycles is pleased to announce the addition of Aaron Chase to their roster of riders. ... more »

Reply to Do you ride with a pack? 1/8/2015 1:24 PM

Tube, patch kit for when the tube is gone, big multi tool, multi pump (tire and shock in one), tire levers, quick chain links (9, 10, and 11 speed), shifter cable, pliers/cutters (in one), assorted bolts that may come in handy, derailleur hanger, first ... more »

Reply to Do you ride with a pack? 1/8/2015 12:29 PM

If it's the local freeride spot or in the park, I leave everything in the car and drink on every lap (and walk down if something breaks). For trail riding, it's pretty much 100% with a pack - I hydrate like a sponge so I need the hose every 5 minutes ... more »

Reply to 2015 Racing Rumours - MTB Musical Chairs 1/7/2015 10:41 AM

Neko's Welcome To the Team edit with Brendog:

Reply to 2015 Racing Rumours - MTB Musical Chairs 1/6/2015 9:43 AM

It's official: Needles to UR Polygon!

Press Release: We are really excited to finally announce our big news here in the UR team! Andrew Neethling will be riding Polygon bikes for the UR team focusing on the DH World Cup circuit and all 3 Crankworx. ... more »