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Reply to 2017 Racing Rumors 2/17/2017 8:33 AM

press release that Shimano and Radon are partnered up! ---------------------

PARTNERSHIP WITH SHIMANO BRINGS RADON FACTORY TEAMS THE ELEMENTS OF SUCCESS Shimano is proud to announce the addition of Radon Factory Downhill (DH) and Cross-country ... more »
Reply to 2017 Racing Rumors 2/15/2017 8:08 AM

good intel!

Reply to 2017 Racing Rumors 2/14/2017 8:03 AM

i get confused by all the rules and criteria, but if richie has no UCI or USAC DH points/races, can he even be considered? i know he'd crush it, especially cairns, but there a lot of U.S. riders on the world cup circuit now. maybe if richie races US ... more »

Reply to The U.S. Downhill Racing Thread 2/13/2017 9:15 AM

Bootleg Race vid from MTB Mania

Reply to The U.S. Downhill Racing Thread 2/12/2017 5:04 PM

bootleg Prodiums

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Reply to The U.S. Downhill Racing Thread 2/12/2017 4:02 PM

Bruce Klein and Samanta Kingshill win the 2017 DVO Mob n Mojave at Bootleg. Pro Downhill class results below. Pro Men's Top 10 1. Bruce Klein - 3:39.81 2. Logan Binggeli - 3:42.30 3. Demetri Triantafillou - 3:42.71 4. Shane Leslie - 3:47.65 5. Chris

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Reply to 2017 Racing Rumors 2/12/2017 3:01 PM

my hope as well!

Reply to The U.S. Downhill Racing Thread 2/12/2017 6:44 AM

Mob n Mojave DH practice from Bootleg. Always rowdy!

Reply to 2017 Racing Rumors 2/11/2017 7:28 PM

two diff riders. hi heikki!!!

Reply to 2017 Racing Rumors 2/11/2017 6:59 PM

alright, i was bored waiting for supercross to start, so here are the teams and riders in alphabetical order. dig in... props to the ESC team...junior american shredfest! ABD | AB DEVINCI ITALY | ITA | DH - BIANCIOTTO Andrea - CAIRE Carlo - COLOMBO Francesco ... more »

Reply to The U.S. Downhill Racing Thread 2/11/2017 7:58 AM

There's DH action at Bootleg this weekend with the 2017 DVO Mob n Mojave! Check the course preview with Jordan Newth & Demetri Triantafillou from Mountain Bike Mania

Reply to 2017 Racing Rumors 2/6/2017 9:29 PM

aussie-flavored intense M16 #drool New Aussie M16 is phresh. @intensecycles @intensedemos A photo posted by Jack Moir (@jackmoir_) on Feb 6, 2017 at 5:04pm PST

Reply to 2017 Racing Rumors 2/4/2017 8:07 AM

we're working on a vid project w/ keene that comes out next week. in the footage was this gem! enduro, ohlins and a look we haven't seen before. #drool - hit up his ONE LAP from the filming session here

Reply to 2017 Racing Rumors 2/3/2017 12:14 PM

cool to see blenki confirming the deity rumor! (quoted rumor post about from jan 11)

Reply to 2017 Racing Rumors 2/3/2017 8:58 AM

Sam Hill running 100% @ride100percent A photo posted by SAM HILL (@samhill13) on Feb 3, 2017 at 3:05am PST

Reply to The U.S. Downhill Racing Thread 1/24/2017 3:57 PM

haha YES! way to go orven

Reply to The U.S. Downhill Racing Thread 1/24/2017 9:44 AM

2017 Pro GRT Schedule DATE | EVENT | LOCATION | CLASSIFICATION March 11-12 | Windrock Pro GRT | Oak Ridge, TN | UCI C2 May 13-14 | NW Cup | Port Angeles, WA | UCI C2 June 15-19 | Beech Mountain Resort Pro GRT | Beech Mountain, NC | UCI C2 June 23-25 ... more »

New thread The U.S. Downhill Racing Thread 1/24/2017 9:07 AM

covering American DH racing is how it all started for me. i love downhill racing and we're a U.S.-based site, so let's celebrate gravity racing in America right here. post your photos, videos and results from U.S. DH events both big and small. ... more »

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Reply to DISCUSS - 29ers in WC downhill? 1/23/2017 12:23 PM

not WC, but EWS - greg callaghan ran 29er and stuck w/ it all season b/c he preferred it. he first tried it on his home turf EWS race in ireland which is tight and tech and slippery. he won and continued to use it on all EWS tracks last year http://www.vitalmtb.com/features/Pro-Bike-Check-Greg-Callaghans-Cube-Stereo-140-29,1513 ... more »

Reply to Is straighter and faster really that bad for a World Cup track? 1/18/2017 7:25 AM

great post. re: questioning riders who say tracks aren't tech enough - i totally agree. i can't speak to their motive, but all the tracks you listed seemed extremely technical and plenty rough. are they bored of the venues? possibly. if all the tracks ... more »