WINNING BIKE - Marcelo Gutierrez's Giant Glory Advanced
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8/16/2017 11:33 AM

Added reply in a thread Prototype Polygon DH Bike at Whistler? 8/16/2017 11:16 AM

another shot of linkage on tracey's garbanzo-winning bike

Added a comment about photo Dan Wolfe's Prototype Transition Sentinel 8/15/2017 11:44 AM

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Added a new video How-To: Service and Bleed SRAM GUIDE Disc Brakes 8/15/2017 9:36 AM

The complete service tutorial for SRAM GUIDE  brakes is right here. Learn how to service levers on RSC, RS and R models as well as properly remove and install the brakes on your bike. We've included SRAM's brake bleed tutorial below, too.

Tools and Supplies needed for GUIDE brake service

  • 2, 2.5, 4, and 5 millimeter hex wrenches
  • 2.5, 4 millimeter hex bit sockets
  • T8, T10, T25 TORX® bit sockets
  • T8, T10, and T25 TORX® bit sockets
  • 8 millimeter flare nut wrench
  • 8 millimeter flare nut crowfoot socket
  • Torque wrench
  • Pick Needle nose pliers
  • Long tipped internal snap ring pliers
  • DOT compatible grease
  • SRAM High Performance DOT 5.1 Fluid
  • Loctite ® Blue 242®
  • Isopropyl alcohol
  • Water
  • Clean, Lint-free shop towels

Video Table of Contents

  • Guide Ultimate/RSC Lever Service - 4:54
  • Guide RS Lever Service - 9:57
  • Guide R Lever Service - 14:29
  • Brake Installation - 18:09

SRAM Disc Brake Hose Shortening and Bleed How-To


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Updated photo album PIT BITS - Crankworx Whistler 8/15/2017 8:22 AM
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Added a comment about product review Tested: Sixth Element 27.5” Carbon Wheelset 8/15/2017 7:44 AM

in case you missed it, our Light Bicycle rim review - http://www.vitalmtb.com/product/guide/Rims,47/Light-Bicycle/Heavy-Duty-Carbon,19704#product-reviews/2847

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Updated photo album RACE DAY GALLERY - 2017 Pro GRT, Windham, NY 8/14/2017 6:41 PM

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Added a comment about feature WINNING BIKE - Jesse Melamed's Rocky Mountain Altitude 8/14/2017 4:53 PM

you can see a mount in that area (pic from rocky's site)

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WINNING BIKE - Jesse Melamed's Rocky Mountain Altitude
(Feature Story)

8/14/2017 8:43 AM

Added reply in a thread RIP David Klaassen Van Oorschot 8/13/2017 10:57 PM

david k blitzing the DH back in 2003 - big bear, idaho and sea otter. hard to believe it's been 15 years

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Added reply in a thread RIP David Klaassen Van Oorschot 8/13/2017 10:52 PM

i'm so sorry for your loss, jacob. david was always charging on the bike and was a hoot to be around at the races! i hope you and your family are hanging in there.

RESULTS and Interviews - 2017 Pro GRT Windham
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8/13/2017 10:16 PM

Started new thread RIP David Klaassen Van Oorschot 8/13/2017 8:11 PM

Heavy news today that David KVO passed away. Apparently he went into a restaurant, ordered food and passed out while sitting there. David was an American DH pinner and character on the NORBA circuit in the early to mid-2000's. We'll miss you David, rest

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Added a new video PINNED POV! Bruce Klein, Pro GRT Windham, NY 8/11/2017 9:58 PM

Bruce Klein warps through time with an ass-hauling run down the Pro GRT course at Windham!

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Added a new video EAST COAST DH! Vital RAW Pro GRT, Windham, NY 8/11/2017 5:56 PM

The infamous Windham DH course is back and the riders of the Pro GRT get to know just how rowdy the beast is! #USDH

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Liked a comment on the item SPOTTED IN WHISTLER - Steven Ruud's Custom-Painted Specialized Demo 8/11/2017 11:46 AM

Nice work Steven. Don't show the ladies, they may get some crazy idea to want their cabinets and home projects painted that way. Heal up