Started new thread Cecile Ravanel to Race Val di Sole World Cup DH 8/22/2017 12:29 PM

If you're going to try to race a World Cup DH for the very first time, why not go for the gnarliest one of the year?! Cecile Ravanel has been fully dominating the Enduro World Series and is making the jump to World Cup downhill to see how it goes. The

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Added a new video How Far We've Come in 10 Years - Crankworx 2007 Through the Eyes of Howie Zink 8/17/2017 1:01 PM

The style of riding, tricks and bikes has really exploded in the last 10 years. The Sensus crew and their heckling? Pretty much unchanged, and we like it that way. #Vintage gold from Howie's dad cam.

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Updated photo album PIT BITS - Crankworx Whistler 8/17/2017 9:55 AM
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Added a new video Formula's DH Fork with Three Air Chambers - A Teaser 8/17/2017 8:33 AM

Formula sent out this teaser video of their new DH fork which features three air chambers for fine-tuning the spring curve. They'll give the official details in a week or so.

We posted some photos of it in our PIT BITS from the Lourdes World Cup under the Stendec banner.

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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

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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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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 -,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
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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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