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New thread Eric Carter Back with Hyper Bikes 8/22/2016 11:32 AM

EC is back with Hyper. He worked with them years ago during his BMX race career, saw a brief time with them a few years ago when when they jumped into MTB and returns once focusing on marketing and product development.

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Reply to 2016 UCI Downhill World Championship Teams and Riders 8/18/2016 7:22 AM

riders that i've heard confirmed are troy brosnan, mick hannah, connor fearon, graeme mudd, jack moir and josh button. because button and mudd top 10'd at cairns, they are instant selections. the others are based on world cup results from the rest of ... more »

Reply to 2016 UCI Downhill World Championship Teams and Riders 8/18/2016 12:55 AM

so we've heard that Sam Hill was NOT selected for the Aussie World Champs team. if it's out there on the internet already, please confirm. it's quite understood that there are rules and procedures in place for selecting the team riders and that Sam's

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New thread Rachel Atherton on a Prototype Trek Session at Whistler 8/16/2016 4:31 PM

Since it's a Trek, it looks like a...Trek.

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Reply to 2016 UCI Downhill World Championship Teams and Riders 8/11/2016 7:32 AM

fair enough as rules are rules, but if i was a governing body, i'd take consistency over a single result.

Reply to 2016 UCI Downhill World Championship Teams and Riders 8/10/2016 4:13 PM

this^^

Reply to Backyard Pumptrack Building: Help me Design... 8/8/2016 1:23 PM

your outline looks fun, good for training (longer straights) and minimal 180 berms seem to be crucial to carrying momentum. just start digging and see what happens? by hand? machine? some inspiration from one of claudio's for particular features etc.

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New thread Rest in Peace Monk Dawg 8/6/2016 10:44 PM

We just got news that legendary MTB mechanic and all-around character, Chris Monk Dawg Vasquez passed away. We don't have details right now, but take some time to remember one of mountain biking's greatest family members. You will be missed. ... more »

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Reply to Forum Hot Seat: Canfield Brothers 8/4/2016 2:27 PM

Thanks to Lance and Chris and everyone for participating with questions! The Hot Seat is officially over, but I'm sure the brothers will lurk here and pick up any loose questions when they have time.

Reply to Forum Hot Seat: Canfield Brothers 8/4/2016 12:31 PM

throwing in some nostaglia! hard to believe this was 15 freaking years ago! when was the last time you sessioned bartlett's on a big bike?

New thread Forum Hot Seat: Canfield Brothers 8/4/2016 8:35 AM

Post your questions for Lance and Chris Canfield from 10am to 2pm today and they'll answer them here. Lance and Chris Canfield have been designing their own bikes since the late 90's and have grown their Canfield Brothers brand to feature diverse ... more »

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New thread 2016 Red Bull Rampage Invited Rider List 8/2/2016 12:22 PM

From Red Bull ------------------------- Virgin, Utah (August 2, 2016) – After 10 editions of historic competition, Red Bull Rampage has become the truest test of skill and mental toughness on a mountain bike. Touted as one of the most intense events ... more »

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New thread I Think We Need a Rampage for Moto 8/2/2016 8:26 AM

Having been to these zones a couple of times and mind-surfed the hills like these guys ride, I can't believe these moves. Have mercy. Remote, ever-changing, un-ending possibilities. https://youtu.be/wWx_RXor8-w?t=10m28s - looks like this link is no longer

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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!!!