Added reply in a thread Where will we be in ten years? 4/1/2016 9:54 AM

I do think electronic suspension, shifting, droppers, etc will continue to creep its way onto our bikes. I also think sensors will be incorporated so that the bike is making more decisions / adjustments on its own. However, I also think their will be ... more »

Added reply in a thread The 'What's Your Coolest Feeling on a Bike Ever?!' Thread 3/3/2016 1:38 PM

That weightless floaty feeling you get off a steep lip that really pops - feels like it just kinda throws you up in the air. That's the dopamine drip right there.

Added reply in a thread MTB Advice I'd Give Myself Five or Ten Years Ago 2/10/2016 2:56 PM

Wear a mouthguard when you ride. Oh, and try not to get nose-heavy on stepdowns.

Added reply in a thread Which Component Do You Drop First? 2/4/2016 10:17 AM

Suspension. Your body already provides suspension in the form of your arms and legs. When I first started riding mountain bikes I did a full season at Northstar on a hardtail. It beat the hell out of me but it really taught me how to use my body, skip ... more »

Added reply in a thread What Would You Do for MTB if You Won the $1,300,000,000 Powerball Jackpot? 1/8/2016 11:17 AM

Build a comprehensive network of asphalt pumptracks / flow trails that connect every corner of San Francisco so that everyone from your local barista to Zuckerberg can pump their way to work, shred their way to their dentist appointment, and manual to ... more »

Added reply in a thread Forum Hot Seat - Craig Stikman Glaspell, International Marketing, Bicycle at Troy Lee Designs 12/17/2015 1:47 PM

Right now, who wins in a gnarly head-to-head race down a DH track, you or Leigh?

Added reply in a thread Introduce Yourself 11/18/2015 9:12 AM

Yo! I'm Patrick (aka "P-Male") and I work for Vital doing ad sales (aka "pixel-pusher"). It's a sweet gig and awesome to work with such a passionate crew of riders and all-around good dudes. I lost my leg to cancer when I was 10, and actually got into

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Added reply in a thread If you could do one thing on a bike REALLY well, what would it be? 4/24/2015 3:17 PM

Manual. I often have dreams where I effortlessly manual everything in site. In the dreams, I always have this epiphany moment where it clicks and I'm like "I knew I could do this!" Then I wake up, and alas, I cannot manual.

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Added reply in a thread Let's see your old mountain bikes 5/19/2014 4:29 PM

This isn't my actual bike, but my Diamondback Outlook looked identical to this. Neon is sweet. It was actually my mom's bike... during the mountain bike boom in the early 90's my parents bought each other his and her Diamondbacks. My mom rode her's maybe

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Added reply in a thread So, what about the Strava Heat Map? 5/19/2014 12:38 PM

@OTB brings up a good point. What if all the time / effort spent building private trails was redirected towards advocacy and community organizing to get more public trails built for all?

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Hey guys, some of you might know that I've really increased my involvement with Mavic this past year. Aside from switching to their apparel I'm also running their tires and doing some community management . As a community manager it basically means I'm here...more