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Liked a comment on the item Seat Down Vs Seat Up - What's Actually The Difference For Mountain Biking? 3/16/2015 2:57 AM

If you like to ride the descents cautiously and stressed about every feature that you come across, then ride with your seat post in the higher position. But if you want to have fun and not have to think about if you are going to get bucked or snagged...more

Liked a comment on the item Seat Down Vs Seat Up - What's Actually The Difference For Mountain Biking? 3/16/2015 2:57 AM

Jesse Pinkman: "Science!"

Added a comment about product review Tested: Five Ten Kestrel Clipless Shoe 3/8/2015 2:39 PM
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What's the cleat pocket depth? I.e., the VXi and Maltese LT are designed around the crank bros cleat and are not deep enough for a good pedal/shoe interface when running SPD cleats.

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Liked a comment on the item Tested: Five Ten Kestrel Clipless Shoe 3/8/2015 2:46 PM

Ed Masters shreds in crocs. They might be onto something…

Added a comment about product review 2015 Test Sessions: Santa Cruz Nomad Carbon X01 2/26/2015 11:42 PM
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SO many sexy bits Santa Cruz put into the development and production of these bad boys. Everyone I know who rides one has had just as positive an experience as you Vital fellers. Thanks for a tasty write up.

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Added a comment to Shred KC's bike check 2/26/2015 11:37 PM
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Sexy mofo.

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Liked a comment on the item 2015 Test Sessions: Mondraker Foxy Carbon RR 2/11/2015 10:05 PM

In this case, I had the Reverb at MAX height.

Liked a comment on the item 2015 Test Sessions: Mondraker Foxy Carbon RR 2/11/2015 10:05 PM

The point of forward geo is to make the reach (which is measured at the middle of the headtube) longer but to reign the effective reach (perceived at the handlebars) back in by making the stem shorter. The number quoted by Mondraker on the 2015 bikes is about 30-40mm extra reach...more

Liked a comment on the item 2015 Test Sessions: Mondraker Foxy Carbon RR 2/11/2015 10:05 PM

To put Mondraker's geo in perspective, know that a Medium Foxy is the same length as most XL bikes from other brands.

Liked a comment on the item 2015 Test Sessions: Mondraker Foxy Carbon RR 2/11/2015 10:04 PM

It said one tester was 6'5". You think he should have been on a large?

Liked a comment on the item 2015 Test Sessions: Mondraker Foxy Carbon RR 2/11/2015 10:04 PM

Gonna back up Brandon on this one. If an XL isn't the intended size for a 6'5" tester, I don't know what world we're living in.

Liked a comment on the item 2015 Test Sessions: Mondraker Foxy Carbon RR 2/11/2015 10:04 PM

At 6'5", the XL is the size suggested by Mondraker.

Added a comment about product review 2015 Test Sessions: Canfield Balance 2/8/2015 12:37 AM
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It is optimized for the single ring drivetrain. Canfield included the high direct front derailleur mount for those who choose to run more than one front ring and are fine with slightly different interaction dynamics between the pedals and the suspension.

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Added a comment about product review 2015 Test Sessions: Canfield Balance 2/8/2015 12:37 AM
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Are you serious? The suspension design and engineering could not be more different.

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Liked a bike check Guerrilla Gravity MEGATRAIL (raw n' red) 9/17/2014 2:24 AM
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Added a comment about photo Acre District Henley Jersey 9/17/2014 1:57 AM
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Note to self: buy this!

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Liked a comment on the item Acre District Henley Jersey 9/17/2014 1:57 AM

I believe the Marino wool jersey is made from Dan Marino's hair

Added a comment about photo Acre Hauser Pack 9/17/2014 1:56 AM
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I strapped my fullface onto my Osprey pack that I've had for a couple years for the first time just a couple months ago in July at the Enduro Worls Series event at Winter Park. On the second day of racing we had to go out and pre-ride two of that day's stages, with a permit from the USFS allowing only one day use on those particular trails. So I knew it would take me a while to do that because I wanted to conserve energy there at 10,000 foot elevation for the actual race runs themselves plus the other stage that would precede those two for that day's racing. Since I knew I was going to be taking my time and would end up having to head right up to start the first stage after my pre-ride was over, I strapped on my fullface and just wore my Bell Super for all the pre-riding and then from the top of the lift to the start of Saturday's first stage. I knew it was possible, but I was still very surprised at how easy it was and even more surprised at how stable the helmet was on the back of the pack. I was completely expecting to have to deal with it shifting around and bouncing, moving all over the place with just two straps over the chin bar, but it worked as promised. If this new pack can do the same, then I say that's great. Especially for people like me can't even begin to contemplate climbing or really even flat pedaling hard with the fullface helmet on and the heat.

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Liked a comment on the item Acre Hauser Pack 9/17/2014 1:49 AM

U.S.A.!

Liked a comment on the item Leatt DBX Carbon Helmet 9/17/2014 1:47 AM

The Leatt DBX Five Dot Zero V12 Force Diffuser WITH 360 Turbine Technology.

That's a mouth full. I also want to touch that blue stuff...