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Reply to Are You Riding the Right Bike? 11/27/2015 4:37 PM
man, i wish i was retired. i'm no bturman living out of an RV and stuff yet, but you should definitely GET OFF MY LAWN! haha as for fred's CX bike post. he's going the hipster route instead of the retirement route. i like it.
Reply to Are You Riding the Right Bike? 11/27/2015 7:47 AM
if you told me a year ago that i'd ride a 29+ bike, i'd have pointed in your face and laughed. i got the trek stache 9 to review and i ended up coming to realize this bike really worked for me. they asked for it back and i didn't want to give it back,
Reply to slack, long-travel, pedal-able 29ers? 11/22/2015 4:58 PM
haha that's right! but alex has always been way ahead of the times. here's the full gallery w/ audio http://www.vitalmtb.com/photos/features/BCDs-Carbon-29er-Downhill-Bike-from-2007,3771/BCDs-Carbon-29er-DH-Bike-from-2007,36005/sspomer,2
Reply to slack, long-travel, pedal-able 29ers? 11/22/2015 9:32 AM
of course not for a bike path, but the question is more of all-around capability with wheels/tires that big, angles that slack and suspension that long. a design like this is definitely a gravity-oriented enduro bike but could it just be too much for ... more »
Reply to Sea Otter is having an e-MTB race 11/22/2015 8:06 AM
anne caroline may be there too? This is all i need to be happy! A mountain bike, friends and sun C est tout ce dont j ai besoin pour etre heureuse. Un bike, des amis et du soleil En attendant d etre assez en forme pour rouler avec mon new ripley Ls A photo posted by annecarochausson (@annecarochausson) on Nov 22, 2015 at 7:50am PST
Reply to Forum Hot Seat - Dave Camp, RockShox Design Engineer 11/19/2015 12:12 PM
look what i found. camp, i also want to know about gearbox stuff from sram. is it even a thought or just a pipedream?
Reply to Forum Hot Seat - Dave Camp, RockShox Design Engineer 11/19/2015 12:03 PM
do you have a preferred wheel size? what do you think about the whole +/plus thing now?
Reply to Forum Hot Seat - Dave Camp, RockShox Design Engineer 11/19/2015 11:42 AM
Reply to Forum Hot Seat - Dave Camp, RockShox Design Engineer 11/19/2015 11:13 AM
haha, i think that fork is in here - http://www.vitalmtb.com/photos/features/DIY-Dave-Camp-and-the-DC-Special-Gearbox-Bike,53/Slideshow,644/sspomer,2 (flash feature only unfortunately)
Reply to Forum Hot Seat - Dave Camp, RockShox Design Engineer 11/19/2015 10:50 AM
what's with the bike in your avatar?
Reply to Prototype, unique and random mountain bikes 11/18/2015 10:42 AM
bump for letting all signs point to richie's yeti DH bike : )
Reply to 2016 Racing Rumours 11/18/2015 10:36 AM
well richie's insta says "DH this off-season." doesn't mention world cup. if anything the EWS tracks get pretty freaking gnar, so riding the sb6 with a dual crown gets him warmed up for EWS. but... http://www.vitalmtb.com/forums/The-Hub,2/Prototype-unique-and-random-mountain-bikes,8222?page=2#post_20875 ... more »
Reply to what music do you listen to? 11/18/2015 10:29 AM
yeah but fred really does listen to that stuff! i've experienced it in person.
Reply to what music do you listen to? 11/17/2015 7:16 PM
i'm wide open to most anything that comes up but i default to classic rock for some reason. i've never collected music or had an ipod. i just listen to the radio or pandora or what my friends suggest.
Reply to Introduce yourself 11/17/2015 7:14 PM
so much good stuff in here. cool to learn some details about you all. keep it comin'!
Reply to How do you guys store your bikes? 11/17/2015 9:49 AM
Reply to 2016 Racing Rumours 11/16/2015 11:14 AM
maybe gwin is uphilling it?
Reply to 2016 Racing Rumours 11/16/2015 8:29 AM
historically, the uci team list drops sometime in february
Reply to 2016 Racing Rumours 11/11/2015 3:57 PM
rad! i embedded those vids below.
Reply to 2016 Racing Rumours 11/10/2015 9:00 PM
interesting for sure! here's rachel's post w/ angus : ( RIP. Miss this guy every second. ANGUS. Hope you're ok up there. A photo posted by Rachel Atherton (@rachybox) on Nov 5, 2015 at 1:22am PST and here's trek's. same dog, i'd say. Woof! Time to work on a new build! #dogsofinstagram #LooksLikeASession #bike #VTT #MTB #traildog #getrad #freeride #DH #TrekSession #gsp A photo posted by Trek Bicycle (@trekbikes) on Nov 10, 2015 ... more »