Started new thread Custom bad a** Turner Cross/Gravel machine 2/15/2019 1:21 PM

Up for adoption is this amazing XXL sized (basically a 59, geometry can be found HERE: https://www.turnerbikes.com/bikes/cyclosys-v1-0/) Matte black with Gulf Racing theme. XTR 11-40 Titanium rear 11-speed cog, XT rear derailleur with Wolf Tooth thingamajig

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Liked a comment on the item Flying Banana - Rallon R5 2/7/2019 12:12 PM

What a nice color configuration .... wow! thats the "Kill Bill" Edition :-)

Added reply in a thread Name Atherton Bikes first DH Sled 1/29/2019 8:21 AM

The Clan!!!! YES!

Added reply in a thread 2019 Racing Rumors 1/22/2019 7:51 PM

It's a Mallet and yes, Jack rides them

Added a comment about feature Slow Motion Action of The Message Front Linkage Suspension System 1/17/2019 1:29 PM

It is for sure not a gimmick, I know that much. I want to see it on a dirt bike like what DW was talking about when they launched it. I think that will be the real market for it

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Liked a comment on the item Slow Motion Action of The Message Front Linkage Suspension System 1/17/2019 1:27 PM

Yep, all Dave's know their science

Liked a comment on the item Slow Motion Action of The Message Front Linkage Suspension System 1/17/2019 1:27 PM

If Dave did it there’s science behind it.

Liked a comment on the item NATHAN RENNIE - The Inside Line Podcast 1/14/2019 11:10 PM

can someone turn up the beard the talking is too loud

Liked a comment on the item NATHAN RENNIE - The Inside Line Podcast 1/14/2019 11:09 PM

If you listen closely he is also pretty darn eloquent behind all that party talk. He has a bit of wise sage to him as well. Really enjoyed. Also we need more old gordo images!

Added a comment about feature NATHAN RENNIE - The Inside Line Podcast 1/14/2019 11:09 PM

yep, totally remember that!

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Liked a comment on the item NATHAN RENNIE - The Inside Line Podcast 1/14/2019 11:09 PM

Remember The Rennie Beast showing up to Downieville in 2007? And knocking it out on flat pedals and launching a huge powerful backflip huck off of the river ramp. Memorable. Beast.

Liked a comment on the item Syndicate on Prototype Maxxis Tires 7/15/2018 12:58 PM

Remember those intense 3 ply or whatever they were tires...? I always thought for true steep downhill they were the best. 8psi front 12 psi rear and no pinch flats with tubes...I'm suprised this hasn't happened sooner.

Added a comment about photo The Subtle Differences Between Amaury Pierron's Winning Commencal Supreme DH 29ers 7/7/2018 6:28 PM

I want to know what size bike he rides

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Added a comment about photo The Prototype Pulley Area 7/7/2018 6:25 PM

that is for sure cut, bent and re-welded/finished of a stock rear end.

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Added a comment about photo The Subtle Differences Between Amaury Pierron's Winning Commencal Supreme DH 29ers 7/7/2018 6:23 PM

The whole back end is different at the pulley. You can see they are totally different

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Liked a comment on the item The Inside Line Podcast - Cesar Rojo, Founder of UNNO and Cero Design 10/3/2017 8:44 PM

Cesar, one of the OG contributors to the Ridemonkey braintrust, where brilliant MTB minds & legends of racing, filming and shaping tracks shared ideas with us common folk. Weagle threads, Cesar threads, Ben Walker threads...all the best.

Added a comment about feature 6D's New ATB 1T EVO Helmet at Interbike 9/25/2017 8:46 PM

I can't agree more!

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Liked a comment on the item 6D's New ATB 1T EVO Helmet at Interbike 9/25/2017 8:46 PM

6D is the most important thing happening in the sport right now.

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Added a comment about photo WINNING BIKE: Loic Bruni's Lapierre DH for World Champs 9/10/2015 8:49 PM

The most intense and emotional race I have ever been to. Maybe I was just more invested but whatever it was as soon as Greg Minnaar came over the line with his blazing time I began to ball up, and when he jumped in the crowd in celebration of destroying the clock I couldn't hold back any longer and teared up. Then when Josh Bryceland smashed it down the hill I couldn't have been more proud to see my boy Ratty on the podium next to Greg.

Then Loic Bruni, probably one of the funnest guys on the circuit and what seems like 'always a bridesmaid, never a bride' came down the hill with an absolutely flawless run and a time that was so quick I could swear the trees were catching fire as he went past them. As Loic crossed the line and the crowd exploded like an atom bomb and it was totally deafening.

As Troy came down and everyone was glued to the monitors and watched him go down the crowd erupted again and I witnessed Loic himself begin to tear up. Everyone already knew Loic would take the rainbows at this point but it all came down to one last racer, Gwin. Granted Gwin has not had the best track record for Worlds but he has been completely unstoppable on the World Cup circuit so today could have been his day.

The crowd was still crying and yelling for Loic and chanting "Minnaar - One-Life!" "Rat-Boy! Rat-Boy!" as well as "Yo-LOLO!" when there was a quietus rush over the crowd as they all watched Gwin go down, the moment was like watching a title wave come over you; inevitability, elation and that feeling in your bones something outside of this world was moving you.

All at the same time as the silence hit, a wave of noise filled the stadium that I know could be heard all the way to the top of the 6500-foot peak of the resort. I know this because later I was told as much. People in the next town over heard the explosion of excitement and celebration as Loic was crowned king. The season was hard fought and Loic, a more than deserving French Dragoon, was the victor. Never more only the bridesmaid, but (for the next year at least), the king.

I tear up in joy on my keyboard even as I write this.

Veni, vidi, vixi victoire my friend.

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