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Reply to What Are YOU Most Picky About Regarding Setup? 2/28/2016 5:24 PM

Just a little deadband in my levers before they engage. That and noise free drivetrain. Can't stand noise from the BB & cranks specifically.

Reply to MTB Advice I'd Give Myself Five or Ten Years Ago 2/10/2016 2:55 PM

1. Never leave a buddy behind. not ditching a buddy is more important than who can get to the bottom or top fastest (unless your road riding ... because that's all that matters). 2. Make fun of Lycra as much as possible because at some point you'll own ... more »

Reply to What Would You Do for MTB if You Won the $1,300,000,000 Powerball Jackpot? 1/12/2016 2:33 PM

1. Start a fund for riders who are injured competing. Kind of like Aflac but they don't have to pay in to it. 2. Disappear

Reply to dinged rim tubeless tire 1/11/2016 8:24 AM

admittedly I did not read all of the comments however I have experience with this so I figured I'd share. I dented my i9 enduro rim badly in two places and the tire would not seal. I took the tire off then put it in a truing stand and started bending ... more »

Reply to 2016 Racing Rumours 12/30/2015 1:14 PM

Zink had a pretty obvious tweet today

Reply to 2016 Racing Rumours 12/28/2015 8:33 AM

YT is a proven winner, just not in DH.

Reply to Another Procore Failure - Discuss 6/11/2015 7:50 AM

I'm more inclined to say this system works. Simply because we've see two failures out of how many successful practice/testing/race runs. I think people assumed (and Schwalbe supported) that you can run pressures far lower than with normal tubeless. This ... more »

Reply to If you could do one thing on a bike REALLY well, what would it be? 4/24/2015 12:24 PM

Corner, nothing feels better than railing turns (bermed, flat or off camber) at high speeds.

Reply to The Battle Of Axle Standards! 4/5/2015 6:15 PM

142X12 20 Pretty much works for all applications that I'm interested in, therefore it should be the only standard.

Reply to Goggles 8/15/2014 9:04 AM

100% Goggles offers a dual lens option although at a premium.

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.

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