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Reply to Online vs. Bike Shops - Inevitable Change? 5/29/2014 7:21 AM

Shops make squat on bikes. Service is the primary source of revenue with accessories, clothing etc pulling up the rear. I think shops have a very unique opportunity to become highly specialized with their service with a super wide range of parts in stock ... more »

Reply to So this exists... 5/27/2014 8:26 PM

Needz tank treadz

Reply to "Small differences, looming large" and the perceived increasing cost of MTB 5/21/2014 12:31 PM

i feel like the high end prices are justified (even if I don't like them). MTB products are one of the few things you buy knowing it'll be abused and probably neglected but we still expect it to perform flawlessly. I mean look at our bikes.. they're ... more »

Reply to Spy Shots: New Prototype Fox Fork on Atherton Bike 5/28/2012 10:55 AM

Saving my pennies already. I've been sold on air just waiting for fox to make the 40 in O2. Iceman, that last pic looks like that is more than usual stanchion showing. hmmm. likely just internet stoke making me see things.

Reply to UCI World Cup Rumors via @TeamRumours 9/22/2011 3:41 PM

thats what she said

Reply to Post your ride! 2/27/2011 9:33 PM

here is my big bike

here is my heavier bike.. haha my project this year is to strip down my wildcard to just the frame and a few other bits and build it up... i want to shave a lot of weight... which will be EASY! ... more »

Reply to Is 4X dying? 2/27/2011 9:26 PM

4x is alright, i'd be great with better tracks. Just put the Sol Vista builders on tour and they'd come up with some legit stuff. I always thought a course that dipped into a wooded section would be rad. You'd get your roots and technical terrain then ... more »

Reply to What the people want 2/24/2011 9:32 PM

I could agree more. I get so tired of Decline when I open it up and all I see is the same stuff I saw on the Internet the month prior. I've emailed them a ton saying I'd like to see some more coverage about riding. One of my suggestions was a feature ... more »

Reply to Cycling Resolutions? 1/1/2011 11:59 AM

I decided that i'm going to: 1. Ride more AM 2. Go ride bikes with my girlfriend more often 3. Build a hard tail Trail/AM bike. 4. Go on at least 1 more MTB vacation 5. Ride fade to black

Reply to Winter Boredom? 12/23/2010 3:12 PM

Netflix.. mainly Nathan Lane movies.

Reply to Andreu Lacondeguy on a Mondraker 9/30/2010 7:05 PM

Well he hasn't been showing up to any contests... maybe Kona got tired of it.

Reply to Survey, The Future of UCI 6/20/2010 3:44 PM

filled that thing out.

Reply to Leogang OTB 6/19/2010 9:17 PM

Aaron Gwin: 4:23.09 Rachel Atherton: 4:52.38

Reply to Vital OTB for US Open 5/28/2010 8:46 PM

Aaron Gwin for the win - 2:23.49 Tracy Mosely - 2:42.75

Reply to Too many people in the world cup 5/23/2010 9:02 AM

WidenJ5, hit the nail on the head.

Reply to Vital OTB, 2010 Maribor World Cup 5/14/2010 9:14 PM

Men: Aaron Gwin: 3:05.36 Women: Rachel Atherton: 3:41.23

Reply to Andrew Taylor's Marin Dirt Jumping Bike Stolen while in Portland, Oregon 4/12/2010 8:54 PM

i live in portland... ill keep my eye out

Reply to Timberline Lodge in Oregon Wants Your Input 4/8/2010 6:39 PM

Variation is key and i think they'll hit it on the head with Gravity logic helping in the process. i really like the idea of a world cup course up there... man that'd be sweet. Anyway i'll buy season passes for my entire family. I'm so stoked for this... ... more »

Reply to How are you affected by the winter/snow? 2/14/2010 8:51 AM

Play video games until yesterday - went and rode yesterday

Blackrock first day of the season, 2010 from ryan daugherty on Vimeo.

Reply to I read it in a magazine-oh 2/6/2010 2:41 PM

i get decline only - the "hot" content always feels a bit old because by the time i get decline to my front door i've know about the "hot" stuff for a month or so. However i think they can do a lot of cool things and there is still a lot of potential ... more »