Rdot84's Forum Activity

Reply to Newbie question 12/7/2016 11:03 AM

I just wanted to chime in and say that people who say there is no difference between carbon and aluminum frames apparently have not ridden both. Carbon is stiffer than aluminum so the bike will flex less. Its especially noticeable in hard cornering, ... more »

Reply to 2016 World Cup Fantasy Vital MTB Mini-League 4/9/2016 7:09 AM

@bturman Just joined the league. Hope you are still accepting requests

Reply to UCI Reduces Number of WC DH Riders, Increases Team Fees 9/26/2015 7:56 PM

There are always positives and negatives to everything. I think it's a good thing to narrow the field and make sure only the best of the best compete. The real issue comes from increasing the fees. Most teams already struggle to compete. Raising the ... more »

Reply to Diamondback vs Divinci 1/26/2015 5:21 PM

First, Diamondback isnt what it used to be. They are trying to make a come back but still arent there quite yet in my opinion. Stick with Devinci. Second. What type of rider are you? A beginner, intermediate, advanced. What terrain will you be riding? ... more »

Reply to Indestructible/do it all bike 3/31/2013 11:32 AM

GT Distortion is a good all around bike. Does everything well but doesnt stand out in any particular category. Dirt jumps...it can do that; trails...most definitely; downhill....bombs with the best of them; park....sure why not. Can get one brand new ... more »

Reply to Are you feeling left out? 6/30/2012 10:01 AM

I know this is an old post but thought i would give it a bump. This video definitely captures the "epic" feel of trail riding. https://youtu.be/UPAr2cSUcFw