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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 »

Reply to 2015 Racing Rumours - MTB Musical Chairs 12/8/2014 9:05 AM

Team Madison Saracen 2015 roster announcement HERE. No surprises, Matt Simmonds, Sam Dale, and Manon Carpenter all stay on for another year. Good luck boys and girl!

Reply to Dear iceman2058 12/5/2014 2:02 AM

I've had some pretty epic lunches, actually. Taco Bell's new Quesarito is a banger.

Reply to 2015 Racing Rumours - MTB Musical Chairs 12/4/2014 7:32 AM

Enduro World Champion Jerome Clementz signs with Cannondale for another 3 years. Details HERE.

Reply to Got a bike! 12/3/2014 9:40 AM

A bunch of great options in here: http://www.vitalmtb.com/product/category/Handlebars,38 Go for something around the 780mm mark if you want something close to the "giant ass bars" on those DH rentals...

Check what stem you are running to make sure you get the right diameter (31.8mm or ... more »

Reply to 2015 Racing Rumours - MTB Musical Chairs 12/2/2014 5:02 AM

Full details on the 2015 Kona line-up HERE.

Reply to 2015 Racing Rumours - MTB Musical Chairs 12/1/2014 8:26 AM

Official news from Trek World Racing regarding their 2015 roster. Before you read it, take a moment to relive Brook Macdonald's wild ride in Leogang last year: Next year sees the UCI Elite Team, Trek World Racing, entering its 7th season on the World ... more »

Reply to 2015 Racing Rumours - MTB Musical Chairs 11/27/2014 3:17 PM

Here we go, it's actually official now: Danny Hart and Emmeline Ragot join the Mondraker team and will ride the new Carbon Summum - full details in our First Look feature: http://www.vitalmtb.com/product/feature/First-Look-2015-Mondraker-Summum-Carbon-Pro,286

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