Added a comment about news blog Aaron Gwin Signs with YT | News & Exclusive Interview 2/9/2016 9:44 AM
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Only question I have is why is Gwinny negotiating his own deals? Having been a part of this I would bet he's A) leaving money on the table and B ) Martin is involved - I would think he'd be taking care of this...

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Liked a comment on the item 17 Questions - Ryan Nyquist 2/4/2016 9:18 AM

this was one of the best 17 questions yet. Thanks Spomer

Added reply in a thread Could a Simple Sticker Save Your Head in a Crash? 2/3/2016 2:48 PM

Interesting. Highly specific type of impact. You know me, I'm all about better technology with respect to helmets but I'm not sure this is all that "game changing" unless your helmet is currently coated with skateboard grip tape...

Added reply in a thread 2016 Racing Rumours 2/3/2016 8:31 AM

Part of me thinks "wow, this has gotten way out of hand, its JUST bike racing". Sort of feel Gwin is being arrogant with taking so long to tell us the news. It almost feels as if its a PR stunt or something to garner even more Kanye West like attention. ... more »

Added reply in a thread Belgian Rider Found with Hidden Motor at CX Worlds 2/1/2016 2:55 PM

One thing I thought about today, and after reading more about how the UCI sort of crumbled to Lance's demands back in the day is that the UCI may be the governing body of cycling, but its also the PR company (image) of cycling. Or at least it has that ... more »

Added reply in a thread Belgian Rider Found with Hidden Motor at CX Worlds 2/1/2016 1:44 PM

Couple things to add... 1) Really, who cares if she did/didn't use the bike. The bigger news here is clear. If this technology ended up in a *cyclocross* bike (the bastard child of road racing), under a *woman* (who generally get less support) in the

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Added a comment about product review Tested: 2016 FOX Float 36 RC2 Fork 1/29/2016 8:14 AM
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Nice review! My thoughts are very similar, though after 10-15 hours of use I would argue it is slightly more stiction laden than the Pike (jury out on the vaporware Lyrik).

Chassis is notably stiffer, damping more prevalent, air spring not quiet as "fluttery" (though good) and again, the fork needs a lowers fluid refresh more than the Pike does.

If you weigh more, charge hard and are discouraged by the Pike's chassis, look here. If you weigh less, want the most stiction-free interface (at a reasonable price) go Pike.

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Added reply in a thread 2016 Racing Rumours 1/28/2016 10:28 AM

I can tell you with certainty I would be buying a similar car if I remotely had the means. Even if it was just for a short time (year or two). The cost of ownership is high but so long as its bought "right" depreciation very low (if at all).

Added reply in a thread How To Convert Your 10-Speed Transmission To 11 1/25/2016 2:07 PM

Seems like a boondoggle and a bunch of waiting for something that is more or less a "hack". Jury still out as to how well your current 10 speed stuff will work an 11 speed setting. My intuition says with exception of a select few people who will find ... more »

Added reply in a thread How To Convert Your 10-Speed Transmission To 11 1/25/2016 12:49 PM

Kinda silly to me. Not saying a shifter/derailleur isn't expensive but cassette, chain, ring, and (possibly) hub/hub body isn't exactly cheap either. Those on a budget looking for the range of the modern day 11 speed setup? One-up seems hard to beat ... more »

Added reply in a thread 2016 Racing Rumours 1/25/2016 10:56 AM

Yeah Stan!

Added reply in a thread 2016 Racing Rumours 1/22/2016 10:17 AM

Can you even buy Cube in 'Merica? Man. This wait is seriously annoying at this point.

Added a comment about press release 2016 Griz Institute of MTB Announced 1/20/2016 12:47 PM
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Rad

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Added a comment about product review Tested: 2015 YT TUES CF Pro 1/19/2016 12:58 PM
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Nice work man. And if B says its 5 star it is. He's one of the most savagely knit-picky person (when it comes to bikes) I know. And I mean that with love.

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Added reply in a thread 2016 Racing Rumours 1/19/2016 8:39 AM

She's a nice girl. She really is. And a pretty good rider. Just super mega vocal about anything that pops into her head. So I guess she's sorta like me...only a girl, not a guy.

Anyway, since you asked - here is a link to her blog. (http://blog.amandabatty.com/) ... more »
Added reply in a thread 2016 Racing Rumours 1/19/2016 8:13 AM

I mean her model works without hiccup in the ski world. Squeaky wheel gets the oil (skacting, modeling, reality TV, crazy dramatic blog posts, narcissistic feature length videos about yourself...whatever)

Added reply in a thread 2016 Racing Rumours 1/16/2016 9:19 AM

What's interesting about this is how it works in the financial news world - a world in which there is far more to gain/lose regarding a press release or news story. Two thoughts here. One, it is quiet common for very reputable sources to post something

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Added reply in a thread 2016 Racing Rumours 1/12/2016 1:45 PM

Nice find. Crappy journalism but nice find.

Added a comment about video Are Walmart Bikes Safe to Ride? 1/12/2016 1:39 PM
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Can someone get this guy a real pair of shoes?!?

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Added reply in a thread 2016 Racing Rumours 1/12/2016 10:26 AM

Super weird setup eh Spomer~!?