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Reply to UCI DH 2012 Predictions 1/9/2012 7:19 AM

Jared Graves will be returning to the DH scene this year, and I think he has potential to get some impressive results. I would say he can get top ten overall at the least.

Reply to World Cup pace rising 7/14/2011 8:06 PM

Gwin is also bringing a lot of dedication and commitment to the table. He is most likely training harder than anyone else, he is on a strict diet, he doesn't drink or party for that matter, and he takes his racing pretty seriously. If you watch him on ... more »

Reply to Post Your Commuter 6/23/2011 6:57 PM

This is my commuter bike, a Scott SUB 20 that picked up on sale a few years back. I added a rear rack, fenders, and is the first bike that I actually left the reflectors on! The geometry is awesome for riding on the streets. The fork angle keeps the ... more »

Reply to Flips and Whips on Fixies 6/1/2011 7:18 PM

Your right. I will say that the fixie craze has gotten a lot more people out on bikes over the past few years. And that's good for the cycling industry.

Reply to Flips and Whips on Fixies 6/1/2011 11:00 AM

Don't quit your day job....

Reply to Santa Cruz Blur TR Carbon 3/30/2011 4:46 PM

I think its a good move for Santa Cruz. Descending XC-type trails on a 4x bike is awesome experience! So having the similar geometry would give this bike an excellent feel on the trails.

Reply to Fat grips or thin grips? 12/21/2010 12:49 PM

I am 6'4'' and I have huge hands. Fat grips are the only way to go for me. ODI Rouge grips.

Reply to History Lesson: Kranked 3 In Peru 8/12/2010 9:32 PM

Awesome! Dean Collingridge was my Whistler Gravity Camp coach back in '04!

Reply to History Lesson: Kaprun 94 5/31/2010 8:42 PM

Correct me if I am wrong, but I think I spotted a few Coors beer logos on the right leg and arm of his skin suit....

Reply to What Else Do You Dork Out On? 3/9/2010 5:47 PM

I am really into Cooking. I noticed how cutting food can be very similar to riding bikes (If you go too fast you can get hurt, but its really fun to go fast!), so I etched "PINNED" in my french Knife at work one day! I am also into vegetable gardening, ... more »

Reply to How are you affected by the winter/snow? 2/13/2010 5:17 PM

I install mud tires on my 4x bike, find a park with a decent hill, set up a series of small orange cones, and ride snow slalom!

Reply to 2010 is gonna rock. Stoke thread 1/2/2010 4:32 PM

For all of the Colorado Gravity Community: Joey Schusler racing on the YETI World Cup Team!