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Reply to Is straighter and faster really that bad for a World Cup track? 1/17/2017 2:53 PM

As heard from the B-Zone and in the pits: It's not so much that "fast and straight" is bad, it's that many tracks are being over-groomed and run down machine-built sections, instead of running more raw track designs. For example, Schladming had some ... more »

Reply to DIY Carbon bike repair 12/19/2016 9:03 AM

That stuff will make really cool and durable wallets. Xmas gifts, sorted! Great post, 5-star would recommend!

New thread Yeti SB66 '14 Large $2,800 7/17/2016 9:23 AM

Looking to own a rad piece of equipment and history from a brand-of-note? Look no further! This fluorescent trail weapon needs a new home - great for the hard-charging rider or the weekend warrior, it's versatile like that! If you want to conquer KOM's

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New thread Shock Thrust Bearing 7/13/2015 6:22 PM

Does anyone know what the dimension of this bearing is here on Steve's bike?
It's an older photo, but I am having trouble finding the number's i.e. what size to fit on a DHX RC4. Any info is helpful, thanks.

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New thread Hydration Packs 4/7/2015 9:48 PM

What are people wearing? [insert red carpet joke here] Need a new hydration pack. Evoc; Osprey; Camleback; Deuter; etc. More interested in capacity and comfort as a general thought. Suggestions, feedback, have at it.

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New thread Calling All Kiwis! 11/4/2014 8:36 PM

Fellow riders of the amazing land called New Zealand: I will be amongst you on the South Island in a weeks time! I'm rolling the dice and moving to Queenstown for your summer, so this is me preemptively reaching out to the riding community in an effort ... more »

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New thread BRAND NEW Evil Uprising Frame *PRICE DROP* 10/7/2014 8:38 PM

$2070 Evil Uprising, Carbon - frame only. Size L - great for people 5'8" - 6 BRAND NEW, still in the wrapping. Comes with Float CTD shock, and a drop-in style headset i.e. bearings I will ship it domestically as shipping is included in the price - international

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New thread Everyone's favorite Finn, spotted... 7/14/2014 3:14 PM the MXGP round in Finland, courtesy of Vital MX.

Who doesn't love the Outdoor season?

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New thread Evil Undead, Large, Frame, New - $2800 7/11/2014 1:29 PM

Asking: $2800, buyer pays shipping. I will consider reasonable offers as well. Evil Undead: Frame, Out-of-box-new Size: Large Comes with: seat clamp extra derailleur hanger extra thru axle extra chainstay guard bearing kit for rocker headset ... more »

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New thread Whistle Blower 7/7/2014 9:05 PM

I am here to address a growing concern of mine, highlighted by some events this weekend at the ESC race at Killington: Where are all the course marshals? In the earlier years of racing, at every single race, from Mt Snow to Mtn Creek, there were marshals ... more »

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New thread Evil Undead, Medium 2012 (Frame only) 7/29/2013 9:00 PM

$2,000. Firm. Buyer pays shipping. No trades, no nonsense. Selling this sleek machine because I am keen on getting a large after realizing my ape-arms are fit for a bigger bike. Less than 24 hours of ride time. If you would like a shock included, I have

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New thread SOLD 3/6/2013 1:53 PM

Pitch Pro, Medium, Frame only. $700 obo Rode 5 times this fall. In mint condition minus a couple of paint scuffs from bike rack. Buyer pays shipping. Bike rides just as advertised by Dirt:

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New thread 2011 Specialized Demo 8 Frame Med. $1600 2/8/2013 4:47 PM

2011 Demo frame, size medium. Asking 2k obo This frame saw 5 races in 2011 and about 10 trail rides. The frame doesn't look pretty, as would be expected, but it is in fine running order. For those of you who want to be like Gwin, but don't have 10k for

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New thread One word: Undead 7/14/2012 6:17 PM

95% complete, and 100% a bad picture. Call this a tease or whatever - better pictures to come, I just couldnt wait to share with the internet what the greatest part of my summer looks like.

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New thread Telephoto/Zoom Lens Options 2/12/2012 3:15 PM

Vital friends, I come to you once again for some insight! I have been putting in some serious keyboard time trying to suss out a solid advanced intermediate telephoto/zoom lens. For a hot minute I was looking at the Tamron 55-200 , but after reading up on ... more »

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New thread Camera Packs 1/12/2012 7:37 PM

Today I realized I need a pack for carrying around my various cameras and gear. I have 2 DSLRs, 1 SLR, a GoPro, various other odds and ends, and some nicknacks I need to keep clean. I know that there are some serious packs to be had out there like FStop's ... more »

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New thread SX, Specialized 2007 9/26/2011 10:23 AM

Size, Short. Selling Complete for $900 obo Spec: Fox 36 TALAS Fox RP3 Juicy 7's Holzfeller 28in bars, uncut Fun 50mm Stem CrankBros Opium Headset X9 der. & shifter, sram chain e13 LS Guide e13 36t ... more »

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New thread Foreplay, Cove 2008 9/26/2011 10:15 AM

Small $200

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New thread Who has the better beard? 8/6/2011 6:47 PM

After seeing Gary's self-portrait in the slideshow this evening, it got me thinking: All the photographers (as far as I can think) have many variations of facial hair, as do many of the, like the Vital Whip comp and various other under-the-radar ... more »

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