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New thread How many riders in the 2017 Lourdes World Cup DH Top 10 will be on 29ers? 4/11/2017 3:32 PM

Bonus if you list the rider names. {poll:309} So, let's hear it - Do you think this will be the year we start to see wagon-wheels in WC DH?

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New thread Isn't That What Instagram Is For? 3/17/2017 4:49 PM

Nah... post up a recent photo of you or one you took, just cuz you're stoked on it.

I never shoot vertical but was messing around and got this shot of Luca Cometti. I think I'm going to start shooting vertical more often.

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New thread Peaty's Push On's - Legit or Having a Laugh? 11/10/2016 3:34 PM

Been a long time getting this product going, but stoked to introduce you to #peatyspushons by Dee Dar, I worked with the @uberbikecomponents guys to finally get there and deliver them to you guys. Will fit any valve and simply Push it on and pull it off. NO screwing involved!! Check link in bio too. A photo posted by Steve Peat (@stevepeat) on Nov 10, 2016 at 10:13am PST Peaty just announced on Instagram the launch of a strange looking new product, dubbed Peaty's Push On's. Apparently, they're a Schrader // Presta valve cap, which, in Peaty's ... more »

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New thread 2016 World Champs Predictions? 9/7/2016 10:53 AM

Who do you guys think is gonna take it this year? Gwin's been chasing the title every year but always seems to have bad luck or just not throw a winning one down for Worlds. Will this be his year? Hart is on a streak currently and we know he's capable ... more »

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New thread What's the Best Spot You've Ever Ridden? 7/29/2016 2:43 PM

We always see that cliche saying "The places my bike takes me." But it's true, and as someone who's traveled a lot, both on and off the bike, my bike has taken me to some amazing places that'd I'd have never seen if riding wasn't one of my passions.

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New thread Canfield Brothers Unveils CBF™ Suspension Patent 7/28/2016 1:21 PM

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Canfield Brothers Unveils CBF™ Suspension Patent Canfield Balance Formula™ delivers unrivaled efficiency and performance independent of sag. BELLINGHAM, WA (July 28, 2016) – Canfield Brothers, high-end boutique mountain-bike manufacturer, officially ... more »

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New thread What Tool Couldn't You Live Without? 7/22/2016 5:20 PM

I realize we're not all mechanics, but inevitably as riders, we all start to tinker around with our bikes and begin acquiring tools. Having personally wrenched in shops for a number of years, I've become very particular about my tools and utilize pretty

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New thread Time to Say Goodbye to USAC? 7/15/2016 5:14 PM

USA Cycling seems to be taking a lot of flack as the U.S. National Champs gets underway this week. With reports of racers being charged an additional $10 spectator ticket to walk the track on top of the $25 a day lift ticket for the 5-days of practice

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New thread Which Bike Do You Regret Selling? 7/8/2016 4:44 PM

We've all regretting selling a specific bike. Be it from how it rode to how it looked, or even the memories we made while riding it. We want to know which bike you've owned that you wish you'd have never sold.

Personally, I miss my DW-Link ... more »

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New thread If You Could Learn One Trick, What Would it Be? 7/1/2016 12:22 PM

I'm not a trick guy... at all. I'll send gaps if they're on a track or the hits on A-Line or Fade to Black at Whistler, but a bar-turn or slight tweak is about all I can manage. It's sad, really. Personally, I've always wanted to be able to do a good

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New thread Photo Nerds: What's Your Selfie Setup? 6/28/2016 5:06 PM

For those of you who shoot mountain biking, curious what you guys are running as far as a bar mounted trigger setup. Canon or Nikon doesn't matter, just curious how you guys handle (NPI) situations where you need a riding shot but no one is available ... more »

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New thread What Single Piece of Advice Would You Give the Aspiring Racer? 6/10/2016 2:58 PM

With World Cup season in full swing, it's safe to say we all have racing on our minds. I personally haven't raced for years but when I did, I was always hungry for tips on training, race routine, mental preparation, etc... Aside from the "remember to

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New thread Let's See Your Man (or Woman) Cave 5/27/2016 5:57 PM

The garage, the basement, anywhere you store your bikes and tools... it's a sacred place... and one people often put a lot of work into. For the past few months, I've been working hard on my garage. Slowly converting it to my own service, storage and

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New thread Trail Dogs Rule 5/20/2016 10:44 AM

Going on a ride with your best friend is always a blast, especially when that friend has four legs and fur. I've been lucky enough to have two trail dogs over the years, Bowser and Goose. We got Bowser when he was already 6 years old. He's an old man

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New thread Show Us Your Shuttle Vehicle 5/13/2016 11:20 AM

I'm pretty sure a lot of you have bikes that cost more than your vehicle... I know that's been the case for me for a long time, until I recently picked up my YT Tues. I've had trucks, hatchbacks, sedans, etc... but this is by far my favorite shuttle

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New thread Wrenches / Shop Employees, What's Your Biggest Pet Peeve? 4/29/2016 2:50 PM

Working at a bike shop was definitely one of the most fun jobs I ever had. Most of the time we had a rad crew of employees, the job was rewarding and at a few shops we'd all enjoy a couple beers once the doors were locked and just shoot the shit. We'd

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New thread What's Your Favorite Tool & Bike Part to Open a Beer? 3/25/2016 5:11 PM

Bikes and beer go together pretty well I think. But sometimes you forget your bottle opener on the trail... and that sucks. Post up some different ways you've figured out how to pop open a cold one without using a bottle opener. Here's four we've used

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New thread What Venue Would You Pick for the World Cup to Either Return to or Host? 3/4/2016 4:47 PM

Pretty much says it all in the title. If you could pick one venue to have the World Cup either return to or host for the first time, where would you pick? I'd personally like to see Champery come back... or Angel Fire. (anywhere in the western U.S. really, ... more »

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New thread What Are YOU Most Picky About Regarding Setup? 2/26/2016 9:56 AM

It's a question we always hear when the pro's are interviewed, but we never get asked ourselves. Curious, what are you guys, or gals, most picky about regarding bike setup? Personally, for me it's a few things: I'm a big guy and any noodley components ... more »

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New thread Localism, Legitimacy or Both? 2/19/2016 5:26 PM

If you haven't already heard, here in San Diego we're currently experiencing a rapid closure of downhill, trail bike and DJ spots. One spot, arguably the most painful one to lose, had been ridden for well over 20 years and, yes, it was illegal. There has been dispute after dispute, not only

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