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Added a comment about feature First Look: 2014 Troy Lee Designs Helmets, Including New Aaron Gwin and Cam Zink Signature Editions 2/10/2014 1:15 PM

I really like the that Troy Lee are doing their own thing and going for a style which is not so mainstream anymore. It makes sense considering how heavily they have influenced the current look going on at Fox and Bell. It's like those guys have just caught up to what tld were doing, so they're going to do something else. As good as the Fox/Bell helmets look I think it's important that there is an alternative on offer.

As for the glossy old-school look, I think they've pulled it off really well with the Gwin and the Speed Orange. They take me back to the early 2000's and those first guys who were really serious about trying to go fast on mountain-bikes. They look fast, and that's timeless. However if they are going to go with that look they need to go full beans. The old school look doesn't work with a modern matte finish.

And as for the whole eye-ball, checkered, hot-rod thing, we are mountain bikers. We're all about going fast and having fun, but this stuff isn't current and it doesn't tie into the heritage of our sport at all! There is no checkered flag in mountain biking and there never has been.

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Added a comment about slideshow MUD, WET AND CHEERS: Hafjell World Cup Downhill Race Slideshow 9/16/2013 11:53 AM

Sven collecting corks for a wee trophy perhaps?

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Added a comment about photo Drive to Fort William Timelapse 6/8/2012 4:58 AM

I'd have to disagree.

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Added a comment about video Interview: Andrew Neethling, 2010 US Open Winner 6/1/2010 1:50 PM

he'll be well chuffed with that after what vettel did to him in turkey at the weekend. p.s. this is only a joke.

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Added a comment about video Neko Mulally Injury Update 5/29/2010 12:36 PM

wee bawbag ruined my fantasy downhill team.

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Added a comment about photo Buhl's Bad Day 5/29/2010 12:21 PM

it was just a wee joke. probably would have been funnier if i'd commented on one of the other photos. i am not an idiot.

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Added a comment about photo Buhl's Bad Day 5/28/2010 5:03 PM

what country is this in?

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Added a comment about photo Slideshow 5/14/2010 4:08 AM

cg's knee looks boggin.

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Added a comment about news blog New Santa Cruz Model - Syndicate Spy Shot 4/10/2010 11:15 AM

immature lol.

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Added a new photo album jofish's album 8/24/2009 7:21 AM
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