Liked a comment on the item An Affordable 7-speed DH Drivetrain - SRAM Launches GX DH 6/2/2016 2:38 PM

The cassette fits a standard "10-speed" splined driver but requires the use of their 11-speed chain (PC-1130 is recommended) and a spacer behind it as the cassette cogs are spaced for 11-speed and "lopped off at 7."

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Gotcha, thanks.

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Liked a comment on the item Yuri Almost Falls Off a Cliff or Plus Tires Can't Roll Over Everything 6/2/2016 10:35 AM

Seat post up, check. Clipped in, check.

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Is it 7 speed spacing across a regular cassette or 11or12 speed spacing, lopped of at 7?

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Liked a comment on the item First Look: Troy Lee Designs A1 MIPS Vertigo Helmet 5/20/2016 7:41 PM

It may save your brain, but that yellow one will burn your eyes out.

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TLD - 1st place in the make-your-eyes-bleed category. Bravo!

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I'm worried the pants would be too tight for my voluptuous booty.
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I believe the inspiration for those pants came from right here:

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Liked a comment on the item Tested: Maxxis Minion DHRII Wide Trail 5/16/2016 11:58 AM

That's about right assuming that the casings are the same. I have always preferred the added sidewall stiffness of a DH casing, in addition to the footprint. I think the WT will just about replace the 2.3" in a fairly short time.

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So if I understand this correctly, the difference between these and the previous model is basically like the difference you feel between DHF 2.3 and DHF 2.5?

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Liked a comment on the item Steve Smith Passes Away at Age 26 5/11/2016 6:01 AM

A couple of seasons back I watched Stevie race at the Hafjell world cup. The conditions were dry for practise but rain was forecast for race day. Stevie sessioned his wet lines for both practise days, displaying his unique, loose but powerful style. I watched as he hit the exact same lines, time...more

Liked a comment on the item Solving Problems: e*thirteen's Approach to Better MTB Components 5/6/2016 11:59 AM

Indeed. the point was it seemed weird to highlight a brand's entire product range with a frame that makes their vector product (chain guides) inconsequential.

Liked a comment on the item Solving Problems: e*thirteen's Approach to Better MTB Components 5/6/2016 11:59 AM

Blatant advertisement?

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That's been said before.
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I have a set of TRS+ rims on my hardtail, had them four years now, light, tubeless, stiff, gorgeous. Really, really good rims, laced to King Hubs because the E13 ones crapped out, got replaced under warranty, crapped out again, got replaced a second...more

Liked a comment on the item Solving Problems: e*thirteen's Approach to Better MTB Components 5/6/2016 6:51 AM

Gwin broke a bunch of spokes at the last race. The difference in drive/non-drive spoke tension and the extreme spoke angles might not be working together so well. You don't see broken spokes at a world cup often. E*thirteen needs to crank up the forces on their wheel tests.

Liked a comment on the item Solving Problems: e*thirteen's Approach to Better MTB Components 5/6/2016 6:50 AM

Only this season homie!

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bturman, you are missing the point... badly.

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Gwin doesn't even need a chain to win a race, so calling out the chaingide he uses is pretty moot point. Pro riders parts need to last one run... using that criteria as the basis for what you and I run isn't sound. That said, have had nothing but great luck with e13 chainguides and have been using them since Gwin was back in 9th grade.

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The greatest players are the ones you can always count on.