I am having some ankle / nerve / plantar problems and am considering going to flats on my mtb. I ride and race a nomad, and have been riding spd's since the early 90's. Anyway, I'm looking to ride a pedal with good surface area (to spread out the force ... more »
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Added reply in a thread 2016 Racing Rumours 12/14/2015 7:55 AM
It will be a bummer not to spot Graves around the Front Range and at Keystone. I hope Yeti can hold onto Richie, at least! As to riders doing both World Cup and EWS series, yeah...no way. The grind of doing EWS alone is too much. I'm sure a few guys ... more »
I'm only 5'8'', so I'm definitely looking forward to dropping down from my 175mm cranks to 170s or even 165. Also, I'm looking forward to experimenting with a more adjustable suspension next year, probably a Vivid Air instead of the Monarch Debonair. ... more »
I just saw the Vital slideshow on Finale Ligure. Something about Richie and Jared not being on the same team next year. I have no idea what that is about, but it's been fun to see these two riding around some of the local spots thanks to the Yeti sponsorship. ... more »
Yeah, I figure it's mainly talent at this point. I wish we could put Richie on one and see what happens. Ha, ha...but Santa Cruz has already hurt Yeti enough, haven't they?! It might be too cruel to swipe the best Enduro guy in the world right now.
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I just watched some of the Scott Genius 27.5+ test here on vital. Aside from it being a Scott Genius test, it was an interesting piece. Given the larger "contact patch" of 27.5+, I'm wondering if anyone at Rampage is ramping-up to the bigger tires? Gaining ... more »
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What is wrong with you dudes? ...GT / Atherton because...RACHEL.
Full disclosure: I rode in Crested Butte last weekend. That brought my total days riding in Crested Butte to 5, in my life. I have no idea if any of what I rode is in the race. The two days I've spent at the bike park are a safe bet, but I'd be willing ... more »