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Relax.

Added reply in a thread Forum Hot Seat - Craig Stikman Glaspell, International Marketing, Bicycle at Troy Lee Designs 12/17/2015 4:19 PM

Mr. Stik! Some questions for you: 1) Is funding the largest hindrance to supporting, organizing, and setting up a race series? Is it the venues and their funding? I seem to hear some of the same complaints about the GES and ESC that I used to hear about ... more »

Added reply in a thread Forum Hot Seat - Todd Seplavy, Director of Product at GT Bicycles 12/11/2015 2:11 PM

SkaTodd: 1) What U.S. venue would you like to see as the next host for a stop on the UCI World Cup circuit? 2) What does it take to be a Product Director for a brand like GT? 3) I'm starting to get the feeling that UCI World Cup DH race structure may ... more »

Added reply in a thread Forum Hot Seat - Todd Seplavy, Director of Product at GT Bicycles 12/11/2015 1:30 PM

SkaTodd, moto-full face wearing jumpline destroyer, and fire road bomber extraordinaire: You taught me everything I know about channeling one's "Inner Side Kick" and helped me perfect my two-step Skank. My question(s) to you is THIS: 1) Carbon Fury DH? ... more »

Added reply in a thread G.O.A.T. (Greatest of all time) 9/3/2015 3:30 PM

To me, "Greatest of All Time" doesn't just mean wins or medals - it's about more than that. I mention Peaty because he's more than podiums - his guidance to riders like Fairclough, Beaumont, "The Don" Neil Donoghue, and Bryceland was critical in helping ... more »

Added reply in a thread G.O.A.T. (Greatest of all time) 9/1/2015 1:56 PM

For Downhill: Steve Peat. Think about it... For Enduro: Give it another 10 years.

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Added a comment about slideshow THE SAM HILL INTERVIEW 1/17/2015 9:44 PM
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I approve of this interview and Sam's ability to rip corners with Jedi-like precision.

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Added a comment about news blog No More Beer in the Booth - Rob Warner on Becoming a Commentator 12/3/2014 5:59 AM
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Kidwoo:
"The whole reason the freecaster commentary was so awesome was because he was excited and screaming about people and a sport he knows really well in a field he's passionate about. It ruled because it WASN'T trained subdued crap. That already exists everywhere and what warner brought was way more real. See recent rampage commentary if you really think redbull knows what they're doing here.

Red Bull likes to pride themselves on unique, one of a kind events, why don't they want a unique, one of a kind commentator any more? Oh well....."

- I thoroughly agree with these statements. Reminds me of this:

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The whole reason the freecaster commentary was so awesome was because he was excited and screaming about people and a sport he knows really well in a field he's passionate about. It ruled because it WASN'T trained subdued crap. That already exists everywhere and what warner...more

Added reply in a thread Should the World Cup Downhill season have more races? 10/16/2014 1:11 PM

sspomer: "@chuck norris, I would give anything to see today's riders and bikes tackle an old-school Mount Snow course at the World Cup level!" Shawn - agreed. This is what I am thinking - just a rough sketch mind you, but it would seem to work out: (Edited) ... more »

Added reply in a thread Should the World Cup Downhill season have more races? 10/14/2014 10:06 AM

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Added a comment about feature Specialized's 33.2 Pound S-Works Demo 8 Carbon Downhill Bike 10/7/2014 7:54 PM
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I do not approve of this build.

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Liked a comment on the item Specialized's 33.2 Pound S-Works Demo 8 Carbon Downhill Bike 10/7/2014 7:54 PM

foam grips and no bash? come on- it would have weighed 33.3 lbs with lock-ons and a bash guard. then i wouldn't have had to make this stupid comment.

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"While no bash guard may seem crazy, it'd be just fine on all but the rockiest DH courses."

You're FIRED turman!

Added a comment about news blog Fabien Barel Injury Update - A Close Call 4/22/2014 10:49 AM
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Fabien, you listened to your body and the pain you were experiencing which is good, but always check in with the medics and a doctor after a bad crash. They're trained professionals who can find something you've missed. Thank God you did not get paralyzed. I would strongly consider wearing a back plate from now on. With the speed people carry these days it's just too gnarly not to wear one... besides - no one has ever received a crash replacement for their spine. Rest easy, and heal up soon!

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Added a comment about video Sam Hill Injury Update 3/21/2014 1:56 PM
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I approve of this recovery but the video needs more knee brace. =) C'mon now - let's be careful out there. When I'm not delivering justice to the four corners of the world with the righteousness of my round-house kicks, I stay in shape by riding and racing downhill. To ensure that I retain the ability to kick a person in the soul, protection is paramount. For example, before every run I always put on two knee pads, two elbow pads, a back plate, a helmet and a condom. You can never be too safe out there...

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Added a comment about video ALL HAIL KOVARIK! Railing Turns With The Karver 12/26/2013 8:16 AM
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I fully approve of and endorse Chris Kovarik.

Need a new downhill track? Invite Chris Kovarik to your local mountain, place him where you want the start gate, then point and tell him "That way." He should have it finished in 3 to 5 minutes depending on tectonic shift / continental drift.

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Added a comment about press release The Most Expensive Mountain Bike in the World 12/24/2013 6:34 AM
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Well... that was an interesting read... (*checks calendar*) ...Nope... it's definitely not April 1st...

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Liked a comment on the item George Ryan Gets Evil 9/20/2013 11:45 AM

Somebody has been practicing their modulation, hot damn!