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Added a comment about feature Win a SRAM X01 DH Drivetrain - Vital OTB 2014 Pietermaritzburg World Cup 4/11/2014 8:30 PM
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Mick Hannah 3:99.77
Manon Carpenter 4:34.18

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Added a comment to Hannes Klausner's bike check 3/17/2014 10:52 AM
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This build absolutely rips! I love the Hayes company parts throughout...I will assume you have contacts to get that fork in red.

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Added a comment about feature Pro Bike Check: Kyle Warner's Marin Attack Trail Enduro Bike 3/8/2014 6:04 PM
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There isn't a single chainring mandate bro.

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Added a comment about feature 14 Things To Be Stoked About for 2014 in Mountain Biking 1/13/2014 8:57 AM
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I am with ya brother! 26" on all of my bikes and 2x9 or 3x9 also on all of them. The slow guys around here have all the hip new shit. I figure they have to work too much to pay for the bikes so they don't have time to ride. We are just keeping our overhead low so that we can actually get out and ride.

I rode a Bullit with disc brakes and 6" of travel from 2000 to 2012 replacing only wheels, tires, chains, and brake pads. That sort of reliability didn't make the industry much money so they had to come up with all of these new standards and "must-haves." The way that bike was set up in 2006 with a Manitou Sherman Firefly (that still works flawlessly to this day) at 31 pounds would do just fine in any enduro race or just-for-fun group ride. Alot of this new tech is placebo.

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Added a comment about feature Win a RockShox Vivid Rear Shock - Vital OTB Leogang 9/21/2013 10:25 AM
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Mic Hannah 3:27.77
Rachel Atherton 3:57.77

Mic Deserves a win!

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Added a comment to silvbullit's bike check 9/15/2013 9:10 PM
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Thanks, I love the bike so far. It just takes a beating. I have had great luck with the DHX air except the bike has a high leverage ratio so I had to play with it a little but it feels plush as hell right now. It takes alot of air pressure tho, usually around 230psi at least. So far no seal issues. I used adhesive cable guides and so far they have worked well. Not gorgeous, but they are functional.

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Added a comment about feature Win a RockShox Vivid Rear Shock - Vital OTB Hafjell 9/13/2013 7:57 AM
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Mic Hannah 3:27.77
Rachel Atherton 3:55.77

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Liked a comment on the item Sneak Peek: Inverted X-Fusion Revel HLR Fork 9/12/2013 6:58 PM

So I'm starting up a new bike company. It's gonna be called "Sixer Bikes". We're currently...

Added a comment about feature Sneak Peek: Inverted X-Fusion Revel HLR Fork 9/12/2013 11:45 AM
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In response to erikthefatty: The axle to crown is different so the tire doesn't grab the crown at full compression and catapult the rider into the stratosphere at the worst possible time... They also have to design enough clearance for the highest possible volume tires so a 27.5 2.5 tire will, straight up, be .75" taller than the same 26" tire. If they were the same size, they would be the same wheel size and we would have to deal with all this compatibility turd. .75" is just shy of 20mm which is alot for an axle to crown measurement. Try throwing a 180mm fork on your 160mm trail bike and see if you like the geometry change; at least in that situation you get some extra travel.

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Liked a comment on the item Sneak Peek: Inverted X-Fusion Revel HLR Fork 9/12/2013 11:35 AM

Ah c'mon, don't be so retarded. Think about it. Obviously A2C measurements have no effect on...

Added a comment about photo 2014 Haibike Xduro Nduro Pro 26 9/10/2013 9:43 AM
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That is light considering it has an electric motor and a battery. I couldn't imagine riding my trails faster with electric assistance and then going back to leg-only power. I have a feeling some people on Strava are already using this thing...

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Added a comment about feature Win a RockShox BoXXer World Cup & Vivid Rear Shock - Vital OTB 2013 World Champs 8/31/2013 7:19 AM
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Greg Minaar 3:57.77
Rachel Atherton 4:28.77

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Added a comment about slideshow DROPPING IN! Action from the Andorra World Cup 7/26/2013 8:28 AM
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I love these slideshows! By far my favorite coverage of the WCs! Thank you photogs!

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Added a comment about feature Win a RockShox Vivid Rear Shock - Vital OTB Andorra 7/26/2013 8:12 AM
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Gee Atherton 4:16.77
Rachel Atherton 5:03.33

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Added a comment about photo Gee Atherton Taking an Ankle-Deep Ice Bath 7/25/2013 9:08 AM
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What do they feed that guy to make him so damn vascular?

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