Added reply in a thread 2020 Mountain Bike Team Rumors 2/6/2020 9:39 AM

Take the Cody Kelley complaint club somewhere else, please.

Added reply in a thread 2020 Mountain Bike Team Rumors 2/2/2020 1:59 PM

Maybe the exact terms of Moir's contract haven't been settled yet? Perhaps he has a commitment to Canyon but they're still negotiating the details.

Started new thread Dirt Rag shutting down 1/29/2020 8:22 PM

I don't know how many Vital readers/viewers/listeners are also fans of Dirt Rag, but I used to read every issue cover to cover when I was a high school grom. According to their Instagram, Dirt Rag is done. Link Bummer for the sport, IMO.

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Liked a comment on the item What's In, What's Out - Mountain Biking in 2020 1/12/2020 4:04 PM

OUT: Brands being forced to spec SRAM Eagle SX/NX cassettes and SX rear derailleurs. A plastic derailleur shifting on a boat anchor.

IN: Progressive geometry across more entry level bikes.

PS. What about hardtails with seat angles of less than 76 degrees? The Nukeproof Scout, Whyte 905 and...more

Added reply in a thread 2020 Mountain Bike Team Rumors 12/20/2019 12:13 PM

And Klein to Klein. The Commencal's high pivot wasn't high enough; he's riding a Mantra for 2020.

Added a comment about press release More Range With Two Batteries - This Is the New Scott eRide Line 11/8/2019 10:31 PM

Would love to know how much weight the double battery setup adds.

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Added a comment about photo Brendog Blasts his Canyon Gap at Red Bull Rampage 2019 10/26/2019 5:36 PM

Reminded me of McGarry's canyon gap flip in 2013. Both ridiculous.

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Added a comment about news blog RESULTS: Red Bull Rampage 2019 10/25/2019 3:19 PM

Andreu's second run was one of the wildest things I've ever seen. That dude's an animal. He looked really unsteady after his first crash, though--I hope he gets a proper check-up.

Fairclough's flip over the canyon was nuts. Semenuk's flip into the double drop was absolute madness. Wild all around.

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Liked a comment on the item Tools You Want and Need and Want 10/21/2019 12:37 PM

"I want the tools, I need the tools, and I want the tools!"

"sorry, we're too cool for tools"

Added a comment about photo Bike Path Killer 10/21/2019 12:34 PM

Rides great when you're staying seated...

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Added a comment about photo Juin Multi-Function Handlebar Mount Adapter 10/21/2019 12:28 PM

G-out project, tradeshow edition

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Added a comment about photo Amoeba's Silent Hub with Instant Engagement 10/21/2019 12:26 PM

Any more info on this? Are they using a sprag clutch system a la Onyx, or something else entirely?

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Liked a comment on the item Rough AF 3 | Jordie Lunn is a Wild, Wild Man 10/11/2019 12:08 PM

He will be missed by so many, an icon of MTB. His parents raised a golden human being, wishing all of JL's family and friends some healing thoughts. To Claw, BBH, and Watts who were on that trip, f*cking hell, wish you guys some solace. #LongLiveJordie

Added a comment about photo Sam Hill's Custom Trophy of Nations Nukeproof Mega 10/1/2019 10:15 PM

Sam likes his grips broken in, I guess.

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Liked a comment on the item GREATEST DOWNHILL RACE EVER. Snowshoe World Cup DH Finals 9/9/2019 9:07 AM

Whew. Still trying to get over how exciting this was. Thanks so much to the Vital crew for the 1st class journalism. Now then: does anyone have a link to footage of Danny between splits 3 and 4?

Liked a comment on the item VITAL RAW - World Champs Downhill Day 1 8/29/2019 10:14 PM

that whole video was amazing, but Danny definitely won it

Liked a comment on the item VITAL RAW - World Champs Downhill Day 1 8/29/2019 10:14 PM

Danny you animal

Added a comment about photo Fubar Proof 8/25/2019 9:00 PM

I really want to know what's inside the FUBAR kit...

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Added a comment about photo Hope Brake Bleed 8/7/2019 10:42 PM

Is that custom? Never seen a bleed funnel for Hope before... and now I want one.

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Added a comment about photo Voodoo or Not, Commencals are Winning 8/1/2019 3:14 PM

Here is a good rundown of the "word salad" on their website, their misrepresentation of science, their lack of (and apparent unwillingness to submit to) objective testing, and their lack of any patent for this supposedly revolutionary technology. If the sensors were cheaper and more people were buying them, Axxios would probably go the way of Power Balance. Maybe making them so expensive is an Emperor's New Clothes strategy... who's going to want to admit that their thousand-euro stickers aren't doing anything?

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