- Bike Checks
Strava is fun, I enjoy it. It is a useful training tool and a fun piece of evidence from the day. I do no know what the trail(s) in question are like, nor do I intend to travel to the location to find out (AND BECOME THE KOM!!!! MUAAHHAHAHAHAA). Blaming ... more »
Long manuals. Like, oh-I'm-still-doing-this long; full-speed, down a steep hill (dirt or paved), just hanging off the back.
I too want to know more about the cat. Breed/mix? Gender? Neutered/Spayed? Age? Weight? Paw PSI? Tail spring weight? Claw durometer? Hair length? Sag percentage? Leg Yaw? These are the real things that matter, I don't care what tires the riders are on. ... more »
It's the new "forum link". The main design feature is to stir up hype around The Big S's new STACKED roster for 2016, and get people all stoked up for racing during the mid-winter lull that seems to suck the life out of internet content for MTB. Said ... more »
This is rad. What are your Top 5 (or however many) Travel Tips for the "frequent fliers" or "globe trotters"?
It's been a minute, so allow me to reintroduce myself. I'm Zach. I've been told when I ride, it sounds like the mountain is crumbling, and when I crash it sounds like a tree falling. For the past decade I've been racing DH, and that's been the all-consuming ... more »
I haven't ordered anything just yet (wasn't going to be here in time for the Windham test event, so figured I'd save some money for now). Went with this size/spacing so I could run the bearings on both ends of the shock, and I had to account for the
Cheers - after some reading, I figured out how to size the stuff I need from McMaster.
This is one of the more interesting bike hacks posted up in a while. It would be cool to see a side-by-side of Charge/FIT (Float)/Ohlins in a 40 chassis. Keep us posted on results/thoughts, this is worth hearing more about.
Spot test: can a dude on a dirtbike casually follow you through the set? If answered, "yes", your spot is legit. FEST this year is going to be gnarly...
I guess everyone is pretty excited for the WC season to
10-4, thanks Spomer!
Look for some serious surprises in the first round. Rat is back, Eliot can breathe, Loic is smiling, the Trek lads are fit as, and the CRC boys are feeling it. I'm interested to see Troy on this track, as well as some of the "under the radar" guys. This ... more »
I think this just proves that "parking lot tricks" are worth practicing, no matter how dumb you look while doing so.
Agreed. I really wanted to see something big and badass. It is a little underwhelming, but wicked cool nonetheless - could have just been so much louder. Though, I understand that for the first time around it might have been a conscious decision in order ... more »
Thomas (new Sunn rider) just liked some of my Instagram photos right as I was reading that press release. #Illuminati Unrelated, I think Jerseygate has been beaten into the ground at this point gang - bigger fish to fry: Look, RRP has a cool female rider! ... more »
Cool idea. Geo/price? If it's updated geo, that's cool. But this still seems to be a little late (2-years old or now, either way). Any further info? Just curious to know more.
I've gone the old school route a la Tinker Juarez and started riding with a backpack full of rocks. I think it's really helped me hone my packanimal skills, and I have learned a lot about bike maintenance and the varying ways a rock can fix and unfix ... more »
While skill will get you in the gate, mindset gets you down the track. Gwin changed the game with his headspace. His skills are exceptional, and his abilities went unmatched for two season, but it had less to do with physical prowess than it did with ... more »
Aye Fab, check your PM's!