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Reply to Silent or LOUD Hubs? 9/14/2012 9:07 AM

I agree with the comments above in regards to just hearing nature when riding the trails but there is something awesome about the buzz of a rear hub like the Chris King. My votes on the loud hubs.

Reply to Is the Bike Park world growing or slowing? 8/24/2012 7:53 AM

I'm from Canada (from the prairie provinces) and our local ski hill used to be open for mountain biking in the summer but just recently had to shut down as they could not even break even. Although mountain biking is gaining popularity, I think freeride/DH ... more »

Reply to Spy Shots: New Prototype Fox Fork on Atherton Bike 5/28/2012 9:27 AM

I think that might be "Slugger" must be a pic of Marc Beaumont's fork.

Reply to Race Talk: Pietermaritzburg World Cup 3/16/2012 7:44 PM

Isn't he on HT Components http://vitalmtb.com/news/press-release/HT-Components-Welcomes-Aaron-Gwin,462

Reply to Race Talk: Pietermaritzburg World Cup 3/15/2012 11:20 AM

Photo from pinkbike - http://ep1.pinkbike.org/p4pb7839336/p4pb7839336.jpg is this a new saint prototype on Brendan Fairclough's bike

Reply to Your Favorite Bike Video Section? 1/10/2012 7:41 PM

Wade Simmons section from Shift Shaun Palmer section from Chainsmoke

Reply to Where do all the stolen bikes go? 11/1/2011 11:58 AM

Good video regarding this topic:

Reply to Nostalgic and Old School Photos 10/17/2011 9:14 AM

One more....this was my DJ bike back in 2004. Note the fat tires, 24" back wheel, burly BMX crank...I think this bike weighted around 35 pounds.

Reply to Nostalgic and Old School Photos 10/17/2011 9:11 AM

Various shots from 2000-2001 on the Cove G-Spot and KHS Dominatrax

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Reply to red bull joyride videos and course photos 7/8/2011 9:41 AM

That cabin is awesome. I think you are right about the ladder bridge on top of the roof (at least thats what it looked like from the initial sketches of the course). Would be kind of cool if they added a jump on the side and build a big wallride off ... more »

Reply to red bull joyride videos and course photos 5/2/2011 1:55 PM

Here is the teaser on the Red Bull site for the course.

Reply to red bull joyride videos and course photos 5/2/2011 1:46 PM

It will be interesting as to how they build the "big mountain" concept into this course, besides ladder bridges and big drops I don't know what they can really do to showcase the talent of the big mountain riders. Either way, should be a cool event, ... more »

Reply to Rampage Broken Parts List 4/12/2011 8:45 AM

Here is some of the damage from Rampage (PS - these are not my pictures)

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Reply to Post your ride! 4/5/2011 3:21 PM

My Old School M1 before the shock blew up...

Reply to Crankworx Slopestyle Rumor 3/9/2011 11:17 AM

I read somewhere the Red Bull is now the sponsor for the Slope Style event. It also said that the course will be designed by Redbull athletes such as Darren Berrecloth. Should be sweet.

Reply to Post your ride! 3/9/2011 11:13 AM

Dakar BAM 2

Reply to Least Appealing Bike Of All Time? 3/9/2011 11:06 AM

This isn't a picture of mine but I used to have a KHS Dominatrax and it tops the list of worst bike i have ever owned. Horrible paint color and quality, no name brand rear shock ( couldn't even set it to the 9'' setting ) and horrible welds and frame

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Reply to Were You Guilty Of It: Big Seats 2/16/2011 11:09 AM

Yes, totally guilty.... I think the seat was made by FUNN components...it was like a sofa. You guys remember the KHS Dominatrax...what a POS!!!

Reply to Remember When...? 1/6/2011 12:44 PM

Thanks for the info bturman. Zzyzx forks

Canondale Fulcrum Cannondale Super V Raven RaceFace North Shore cranks - I rounded out a couple of these bottom brackets Kranked 1 You remember the saying "Tequila ... more »

Reply to Remember When...? 1/6/2011 7:11 AM

Just a couple of more things popped into my head.... Remember back in the day when most forks would not fit the 2.5+ tires so you had to get those after market fork arches to get enough clearance. I think I had a blackspire Shock Tower one so that I ... more »