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Reply to Which bike do you regret buying? 7/19/2016 5:09 PM

in 2002 or so, i bought a used kona freeride hardtail. i forget the model, but it was super heavy, had race face north shore cranks w/ single ring/guide set-up, a big, burly seat, a marzocchi z1 etc. throw on some IRC kujo 2.35 tires. i don't know why

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Reply to Time to Say Goodbye to USAC? 7/16/2016 4:39 PM

that's unacceptable.

Reply to Time to Say Goodbye to USAC? 7/16/2016 10:23 AM

Official note from the "communique" from usac and kmetz/pitts #bailgate -------------------- COMMUNIQUE #7 FINES: 1. The follow downhill riders are fined $20 for violation of rule 8A5(a). Pro DH plate #1 – Graeme Pitts Pro DH plate #32 – Phillip Kmetz ... more »

New thread Prototype Rocky Mountain Enduro Bike? 7/15/2016 1:59 PM

This prototype was spotted beneath a Rocky Mountain Product Manager at the Enduro World Series in La Thuile. While the current Altitude Rally Edition is the rig of choice for Rocky's Pro team racers, the platform may be due for an update soon. This prototype seems

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New thread Cam Zink and Luca Shaw Fined $20 by USAC for Peeing in the Woods 7/15/2016 9:39 AM

Can't make this stuff up. Zink and Shaw fined for public urination at National Champs in Mammoth this weekend. I'm all for being respectful to the venue and not turning trails into toilets, but an actual fine is pretty rich. Way to make the ... more »

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Reply to Which Bike Do You Regret Selling? 7/9/2016 8:48 AM

that is a time machine!!!

Reply to Which Bike Do You Regret Selling? 7/8/2016 6:43 PM

it would be pretty sick to still have this beast from 1998 (i think). the first "dh" bike i had. mountain speed 6-inch rear travel upgrade kit because travel trumped all, zzyzx fork (yep, standard 9mm QR), vbrakes front and rear and 46t xc chainring.

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New thread Bike vs Bike - Peaty's V10 or Brosnan's Demo at Lenzerheide 7/7/2016 6:33 AM

We have to do this! Do you pick because of the paint job? Do you pick because of the rider? Do you pick on brand loyalty? Do you run away and hide because this decision is too tough? Pick one and forever hold your peace, but don't worry, we're all winners

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New thread Troy Brosnan's Custom-Painted Specialized Demo for Lenzerheide 7/6/2016 7:29 AM

More custom-painted radness, this time w/ Troy and a new Demo. A photo posted by Troy Brosnan (@troybrosnan) on Jul 6, 2016 at 1:24am PDT

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Reply to Steve Peat's Crazy New V10 Paint Job 7/6/2016 7:27 AM

updated with fresh pajamas (peaty's words : ) A photo posted by @stevepeat on Jul 5, 2016 at 6:29am PDT

Reply to Which forks are these??? 7/5/2016 1:15 PM

i don't know for sure, but the fork looks reminiscent of an RST Space fork. maybe someone can confirm.

New thread Steve Peat's Crazy New V10 Paint Job 7/5/2016 7:29 AM

peaty and fat creations are at it again for lenzerheide! A video posted by Alistair mclean (@fatcreations) on Jul 4, 2016 at 2:36am PDT

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New thread What Bike Feature is Most Important to You? 7/1/2016 8:33 AM

Since we all know the color of the bike is most important followed by wheel size : ) what do you look for next in bike-buying decisions? Obviously all of these features are equally important, but pick the feature you consider most. It's fun, ... more »

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New thread Shimano signs agreement to acquire Lazer Sport 7/1/2016 8:01 AM

Looks like Shimano is looking to round out their offerings with intent to purchase Lazer helmets. Shimano already makes a full line of riding gear and apparel and owns Pearl Izumi. Check the press release about the deal below. ------------------------- ... more »

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New thread Grizzly Bear Kills Mountain Biker in Montana 6/30/2016 8:56 AM

Sad news reported from Montana with the loss of a fellow mountain biker. Brad Treat, was mauled by a grizzly bear on a trail outside Glacier National Park. He was with another rider when they apparently surprised the bear. It attacked Treat and the other

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New thread there's just something about bmx 6/29/2016 10:25 AM

in the summer, i usually feel like i'm over-loaded on MTB. the enduro/stage events and even DH racing just start to feel like they're so complicated, require a ton of money and have so much gear or travel involved. it's about this time when i dig into

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Reply to DJ frame and rebuild 6/29/2016 10:05 AM

looks like a specialized p2 or p3 from around 2004 or so

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