Liked a comment on the item RESULTS: 2018 U.S. National Mountain Bike Championships 7/23/2018 3:34 PM

DH racing is better than ever- and statistically US downhill racers are better than ever, there are just less of them. DH is just harder than it has ever been, and it costs twice as much as it did 15-20 years ago, when day-job wages were essentially the same as they are now, but far,...more

Liked a comment on the item Gone Too Far? Enduro World Series, La Thuile 7/23/2018 10:23 AM

I blame you...or McCoy...or Walter. hah

Liked a comment on the item Gone Too Far? Enduro World Series, La Thuile 7/23/2018 10:23 AM

Please do not dumb down northstar or the CES even more. Getting crazy or pushing the limits is exactly how you progress the sport and people's ability. That's why we have enduro now. Our bikes are so good and better than the DH bikes of 10 years ago that a lot of...more

Added a comment about news blog RESULTS: 2018 U.S. National Mountain Bike Championships 7/21/2018 1:07 PM

Exactly. @usacycling is a joke and embarrassment. I had plenty of issues with NORBA back in the day. That said, they did promote a little and hype the series..

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Added a comment about slideshow Gone Too Far? Enduro World Series, La Thuile 7/21/2018 12:59 PM

I remember hearing those same rumors while traveling the NORBA circuit. Ha!

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Liked a comment on the item Gone Too Far? Enduro World Series, La Thuile 7/21/2018 10:43 AM

EWS is going through a NORBA late 90's crisis, where each track tried to out do the next and ultimately removed the fun, became a test of balls---it seems anyway, from sitting in my living room

Added a comment about feature Norbs Has a New Ride! Meet the 2019 Evil Wreckoning LB 7/20/2018 2:27 PM

I here that same story out of numerous bike companies that still get plenty of exposure on Pinkbike. Often "it's the "they had some issues prior, but have corrected them now....." type of thing. From all I hear, much of the previous issues with Evil have been addressed. My two cents

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Liked a comment on the item Norbs Has a New Ride! Meet the 2019 Evil Wreckoning LB 7/20/2018 2:25 PM

Serious question, have you ridden a modern Transition for more than a day? Just like wheelsizes, getting them lined up in a tight corner takes a little different approach but once you adjust your riding, they are fine...and then you get the benefits of carrying some serious speed in...more

Added a comment about feature Norbs Has a New Ride! Meet the 2019 Evil Wreckoning LB 7/20/2018 11:04 AM

Many of us have asked the same question. Must be something personal with the staff only a rare few are privy to

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Liked a comment on the item Norbs Has a New Ride! Meet the 2019 Evil Wreckoning LB 7/20/2018 11:03 AM

ITs funny how this is not on Pinkbike... Whats their deal with Evil?

Liked a comment on the item Enduro World Series Media Squid Bike Checks 7/19/2018 1:09 PM

Heavy packs and long climbs mean they need low gearing. Expect to see a lot of Shimano in the next 12 months as their 12 spd trickles down to XT. Then the fight between Sram and Shimano will be on again.

Added a comment about press release Red Bull Rampage 2018 Dates and Invited Riders Announced 7/17/2018 10:19 AM

Best place to get tickets is? Rampage is not listed on their Facebook page. I see it on their website, but no directions on how/when to buy tickets.

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Added reply in a thread Mountain Biker Jumps the Tour de France Peleton 7/17/2018 9:58 AM

Excellent! ?

Added a comment to Evans's bike check 7/16/2018 12:26 PM

Right on, thanks. Sweet ride!

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Liked a comment on the item Norco Aurum HSP 29 7/16/2018 12:26 PM

Hey there, That weight is without pedals. With pedals (Saint SPD), CushCore front and rear wheel and a steel spring it’s 36lbs.

Liked a comment on the item BEST VITAL RAW OF THE YEAR - Andorra World Cup DH Day 1 7/12/2018 3:48 PM

What whistles? I thought that was the sound of speed being broken on a bike.

Added a comment about video BEST VITAL RAW OF THE YEAR - Andorra World Cup DH Day 1 7/12/2018 2:44 PM

They drive me nuts. I fully understand they are to let folks know down below that rider is on course, just trying to sneak in a video to hear the sound of the bikes without annoying anyone around me.

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Liked a comment on the item BEST VITAL RAW OF THE YEAR - Andorra World Cup DH Day 1 7/12/2018 2:42 PM

They are blowing them to annoy bman33 specifically.