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Liked a comment about video Parallel Trail Raw | Jackson, WY with Fast Dog and Chest Gimbal 5/15/2015 7:20 AM

Mother of fvck, that was Stage IV sickness right there...hard to decide which is radder: Jeff, the trail, or the tape cutter dog...but in the end, the pooch gets my vote

Seriously good stuff - thanks for posting.

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Liked a comment about news blog RIP Dirt Magazine (Print) 3/31/2015 11:19 AM

i think my comment about "paying a couple bucks" got focused on too much. subscription revenue never pays for a magazine's existence, the ads do, just like with vital. we run MTB company ads so we can provide you all with free content that's magazine-quality. with that said, i'd imagine it's just really hard for advertisers to find value in print as they focus on online ad campaigns or instagram/social media campaigns. was my post above dramatic? yes, but it is really sad to me that there isn't room for a print magazine like dirt, regardless of timeliness of content or cost. looking at dirt on an ipad isn't the same as holding the paper version, but i'm sure dragging a buggy across the plains with a horse had a satisfaction that driving a car doesn't give, too. times change and i think it's ok to lament that.

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Liked a comment about product review Tested: GT Sanction Pro Frame 11/19/2014 2:52 PM
Liked a comment about product review Tested: GT Sanction Pro Frame 11/19/2014 2:51 PM

Two questions for ya Jeff:
1) How do you think this compares with the new SC Nomad or YT Capra? They all seem like bikes with similar purposes in mind.
2) Is a shock swap something you think would help the mid-stroke support? Maybe a Vivid Air or CCDBair?

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Liked a comment about video Vital RAW - World Champs Hafjell DH Practice 9/4/2014 4:41 PM

I think for world champs raws need to be extra long. Like this is one of the last glimpses of raw we'll see for awhile, we deserve extra long and extra awesome raw vids

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Liked a comment about feature Value DH Project: Building The Best Downhill Bike For Your $$$ 6/20/2014 1:18 PM

I know it goes against every fiber of your being looking at something that's not brand spanking new, current model, even if it's cheaper. But the much bigger reality of buying more affordable bike parts is buying parts that have been sitting in a warehouse for over a year and aren't getting marketed as hard as the first 5 minutes of its life. Do some of that. Because that's what really constitutes a cheaper build for most people while still not buying used.

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Liked a comment about feature Formula 1 Meets Mountain Biking in Trek's New RE:aktiv Suspension 6/11/2014 4:44 PM

Not exactly- small bump doesn't always mean small velocity. The shock velocity is more dependent on shape of the bump- even a small rock or tree root generates a medium/high shock velocity. The low speed inputs are all rider generated- pedaling, pumping, weight shifts etc. The goal of the damper curve is to resist movement due to rider inputs, while still being sensitive to terrain.

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Liked a comment about product review Tested: ENVE M70 Thirty Wheels 6/5/2014 10:10 AM

"when they arrived it was certainly better than Christmas!" Seems like the reviewer was 5 staring these things before even trying them. 5 stars yet no mention of issues w/ excessively tight tire fit in the "things that could be improved section" or the comparatively high price when considering other carbon offerings on the market right now.

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Liked a comment about product review Tested: ENVE M70 Thirty Wheels 6/5/2014 10:09 AM

I had the same thought when I read that part. Review sounds less than objective, I'm guessing he didn't pay full retail for these, if he paid at all.

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Liked a comment about video Matt Hunter Broke Your Photoshop - Warning: Extreme Bar Drag Content 5/7/2014 3:13 PM

that "berm" looked specifically manicured for that shot...just sayin

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