Liked a comment on the item A Better XTR? Vital Rides the New Shimano M9100 Group in Crested Butte 7/27/2018 7:50 AM

I love that we have options. I also love swanky rad stuff. Cool to see Shimano doing something new!

That said, the (bigger) story to me right now is just how much performance you can garner for very little money. Its rad. 10 years ago there was such a big gap between...more

Added a comment about feature Vital MTB Face Off: The Best Flat Pedal Shoes 7/27/2018 7:44 AM

iceman, I have experienced the same type of longevity as you mentioned here. One thing I did notice when I had a pair that lasted around 14-16 months of riding is that I think the stiffness of the shoe became a little weaker but at that point the shoe had really been through the ringer.

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Added a comment about news blog RESULTS: Qualifying from the Andorra World Cup DH 7/13/2018 7:06 AM

Word, Thanks. Good to know. Assume he's protected (so confusing these days).

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Added a comment about news blog RESULTS: Qualifying from the Andorra World Cup DH 7/13/2018 6:53 AM

Any word on what happened with Bruni?

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Added a comment about video Ratboy's Trip on the New Santa Cruz Bronson 7/3/2018 7:03 AM

Couldn't agree more. Ratboy simply makes it fun - that's why we do this, right?

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Liked a comment on the item Ratboy's Trip on the New Santa Cruz Bronson 7/3/2018 7:02 AM

Ratboy the man, Santa, thanks for support him! Keep this spirit up!! This is what makes us dream about bikes!

Added reply in a thread 2018 Racing Rumors 6/21/2018 2:19 PM

Yeah it does, but f you're going to have a professional sport it probably needs to happen. Its not like cycling has the best reputation here. I think running an anti-doping program is really hard and would be a big ask for the current EWS crew to do ... more »

Liked a comment on the item Fabien Barel May Know the Secret to Winning Leogang 6/14/2018 2:06 PM

This is what sets Vital apart. Mongo better be getting his annual bonus and then some, just sayin'...

Added a comment about slideshow RACE DAY ACTION - Fort William World Cup DH 6/4/2018 8:56 AM

Hahaha

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Liked a comment on the item RACE DAY ACTION - Fort William World Cup DH 6/4/2018 8:38 AM

wait, what did loris just say???

Added a comment about slideshow RACE DAY ACTION - Fort William World Cup DH 6/4/2018 8:20 AM

I don't mind the new format especially with these longer interviews... Nice to be able to scroll through the photos and then polish up the ol' TPS reports while I finish the audio.

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Added a comment about video La Bresse World Cup Track Preview (unofficial) 5/11/2018 2:14 PM

Agreed. Plus it looks like there are some good spots for some wide taping which could make line choice interesting

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Added a comment about video La Bresse World Cup Track Preview (unofficial) 5/11/2018 2:05 PM

Second that. Those tracks look insane

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Added reply in a thread ALL THINGS LOSINJ, CROATIA WORLD CUP 4/23/2018 10:32 AM

I thought Claudio's comment was a bit odd, but English is a second language. He could just be nervous about explaining something after the whole Rachel comment last year. While there is definitely the possibility of doping, does anyone really make enough ... more »

Added reply in a thread 2018 Racing Rumors 4/16/2018 12:50 PM

Ugh. That's a vicious looking crash

Liked a comment on the item The ROOST Questionnaire #7, Olly Wilkins 4/12/2018 10:19 AM

Brutally honest. I dig it.

Added a comment about feature The Inside Line Podcast - Santa Cruz Syndicate 12/20/2017 10:13 AM

Surprised TEAMROBOT hasn't commented on Minnaar's hair yet

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Added reply in a thread 2018 Racing Rumors 11/30/2017 8:21 AM

This has to be a good thing right? Getting a non-mtb brand sponsor has to be good in that it may allow mtb brands to allocate the same money in other areas?