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Liked a comment on the item Eddie Masters Thinks the UCI Is Suffocating Downhill Racing 11/3/2020 7:11 AM

Ummm, rich? Neko drives a 90's Ford Explorer & lives in the backwoods of NC.
Luca Shaw, he rode the same dinky small town BMX tracks as me. Dakotah Norton...little house in the Northeast.
I saw Neko when he was young riding hoop rides and smoking pros and not complaining. I...more

Liked a comment on the item A Touch of Gold and Ready to Go - Eminent Cycles' New Ongold Build 9/28/2020 7:24 AM

that square seat tube will never not look weird to me

Liked a comment on the item A Touch of Gold and Ready to Go - Eminent Cycles' New Ongold Build 9/28/2020 7:24 AM

This whole frame will never not look weird to me.

Liked a comment on the item A Touch of Gold and Ready to Go - Eminent Cycles' New Ongold Build 9/28/2020 7:24 AM

So much to like about the kinematics and design of that frame , but the aesthetics are trying way to hard to be unique at the expense of logic. They need to have longer reach and chainstays for each size. I would buy one if they did that.

Added reply in a thread MTB Tech Rumors and Innovation 7/7/2020 10:05 AM

Push started making links back in 2012: https://www.vitalmtb.com/photos/features/New-Products-from-Interbike-2012-Part-1,4343/PUSH-Nomad-Link-Kit-Detail,42850/sspomer,2

Liked a bike check Banshee Titan Mullet 5/11/2020 5:57 AM
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Liked a bike check Raaw Madonna V2 5/4/2020 6:53 AM
Raaw Madonna V2
Liked a comment on the item Privateer's New $3,075 Complete Bike 5/2/2020 10:00 AM

Not many brands realise how much of a problem bovine friction can be for serious rider.

Liked a bike check RAAW Madonna V2 3/22/2020 9:41 AM
RAAW Madonna V2
Liked a comment on the item Vital MTB Test Sessions: Five Slack, Short-Travel 29er Mountain Bikes Reviewed 2/27/2020 12:55 PM

Very well said Noah, and fully agree. I believe it was Graves who was once quoted at an enduro race saying something along the lines of. You get to choose the parts you put on your bike, parts you trust, you don't get to choose the wight of the bike using those...more

Liked a comment on the item Vital MTB Test Sessions: Five Slack, Short-Travel 29er Mountain Bikes Reviewed 2/27/2020 12:52 PM

My advice to people: do not weigh your bikes - unless you're trying to build up a hill-climb specific bike. There have been a lot of tests and studies about bike weight, and the consensus is, it doesn't matter nearly as much as people think it does. For some...more

Liked a comment on the item Vital MTB Test Sessions: Five Slack, Short-Travel 29er Mountain Bikes Reviewed 2/27/2020 12:50 PM

Jeff, slow people don't need heavy tires, strong wheels, or real brakes. This, in turn, makes their bikes much lighter.

Liked a comment on the item Commencal Launches the Meta TR SX - Short Travel Shred Weapon 2/15/2020 2:16 PM

Who the f**k put those tires...

Liked a bike check Geometron G1 2/2/2020 9:03 AM
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Liked a comment on the item A New Kind of Evil - Bike Check with Graham Agassiz and Tom van Steenbergen 1/31/2020 8:52 AM

reading is hard. from article "and while an air shock is in these photos, he has an X-Fusion coil on another bike and will be swapping that over."

Liked a comment on the item Compliance and Tool Storage: OneUp Carbon Handlebar and EDC Stem Tested 1/13/2020 9:49 AM

I said you "risk" voiding your warranty, I never claimed this modification "would" void it.

Liked a comment on the item 2019 Custom Transition Patrol, Tyson's Dream Build 11/13/2019 9:40 AM

Double coil and still under 30lbs. Well done. That tire spec is scary though...

Liked a bike check project12 - Vertigo 11/7/2019 10:01 AM
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Liked a comment on the item Next Level Bike Geometry: An Interview with Chris Porter 10/18/2019 1:45 PM

To start I'm not sure Chris is arguing his theories and ideas are 100% right for every single kind of bike rider. Reading between the lines, you seem like someone who might be just as happy on a downsized single pivot or some kind of aggressive hard tail. Put...more