Added reply in a thread E-Bikes Approved on National Park Trails and Likely BLM Soon - Thoughts? 9/11/2019 12:04 PM

moped invasion coming to a trail near you

Added a comment about press release Meet the Shout: Longer-Travel Multi-Link Front Suspension from Trust Performance 9/8/2019 10:30 AM

Of all the bike parts I've purchased over the years, the message is the only product that has actually made me significantly faster. It isn't plush, but it isn't exactly harsh like some reviewers said. I've got 300 hours on one in all types of terrain. If you want to go faster with more control then you should get one. Not a cheap upgrade by any means but it does exactly what they claim. I'm excited to see what the shout does for bigger bikes.

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Added a comment about photo Aaron Gwin's Intense M29 at 2019 Worlds MSA 8/28/2019 7:30 AM

a lot of guys are going to fuck up their levers after seeing this mod

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Added a comment about feature MTB Suspension Q & A Special with Darren Murphy of PUSH Industries 7/26/2019 12:48 PM

great interview., confirmation of an 11.6 for a following mb!!!

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Liked a comment on the item The Ultimate Storytelling Bike for the Ultimate Storyteller - Gary Perkin's Santa Cruz Flippertower 7/26/2019 8:26 AM

Thanks folks ... still remember meeting Spomer at a NORBA so many years ago and knowing instantly I’d met someone who got this whole MTB thing. Years of Littermag then Vital later and that still holds true! Cheers for the good times on this journey of bikes!

Liked a comment on the item Red Rock Roller 7/10/2019 5:01 PM

Sweet! Thanks guys

Liked a comment on the item ATHERTONS START BIKE BRAND 1/25/2019 1:52 PM

...anyone notice the blacked out Hope Cranks?

Liked a comment on the item ATHERTONS START BIKE BRAND 1/25/2019 1:51 PM

Interesting how many people are focusing on the DW part of the equation. Not taking anything away from the man, they myth, the legend, but I see the (much) bigger deal here being the ability for the Athertons to quickly prototype different geometries, getting a bike to fit them better than anything...more

Liked a comment on the item Vital MTB's Favorite Mountain Bike Rides in Sedona, Arizona 1/13/2019 10:08 AM

Amazing place. Can't wait to go back.

Liked a comment on the item Slow Motion Action of The Message Front Linkage Suspension System 1/13/2019 9:23 AM

I believe your thinking is correct. In some situations like the video, a telescopic fork won't absorb the initial hit as well or smoothly as the Message but will dive to absorb the landing so the combination of the 2 events sometimes feels harsher on the...more

Liked a comment on the item Slow Motion Action of The Message Front Linkage Suspension System 1/12/2019 1:27 PM

I have a little over 200 miles on my Message on a large variety of trails. I replaced a 140mm Pike on my Rocky Instinct and have ridden it with 29er and 27.5+ wheels and with and without headtube spacers. Setting up the Message is different than a traditional...more

Added a comment about feature Slow Motion Action of The Message Front Linkage Suspension System 1/12/2019 7:25 AM

I can’t disagree with you there. On the following mb the axle to crown of the Message works well. It’s right on par with what I had on there ~535mm. I mounted it on an Offering and it worked also but that bike was too big for me. I’d need to go to a small and try again. I don’t see how it could work well on a ripmo or sentinel where a 160mm fork is recommended. Not because of the travel but because it is just a much shorter fork axle to crown so you’re bb is going to be a lot lower. Not without a spacer under the head tube like you said. easy to have one made. I spoke to a guy about having some machines last week and so I’m going to experiment a bit. I do think people who aren’t having good experiences are not using the fork on the right bike (too short axle to crown-wise) or they aren’t setting them up properly. You have to forget everything you know about fork set up. I made that mistake and then was set straight by one of the guys at trust and it made all the difference. I also felt like it broke in nicely after a bit.

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Added a comment about feature Slow Motion Action of The Message Front Linkage Suspension System 1/11/2019 8:23 PM

I have had almost every iteration of forks over the last 10 plus years and for me this fork is a game changer. Period. It replaced a fox 36 140mm on my following mb, which is arguably an awesome fork and really made that bike very capable for only being 120mm. With the Message you can literally place your front wheel anywhere and it simply tracks. I’ve taken lines here in Sedona that I would have never taken with this bike prior. The axle path really makes a huge difference. Braking or mashing on the pedals do not make it dive. I never thought anything was wrong with my 36 but after riding this fork the last few months I really do believe it is better than a telescopic fork in every aspect. I don’t know if they’ll ever be the standard and I don’t realky care but I do know DW and his team at Trust are on to something here. Can’t wait for a 160mm version.

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Liked a comment on the item Another Direct-to-Consumer Contender: Introducing the Fezzari La Sal Peak 1/10/2019 2:25 PM

Hey Stiingya - While we are only able to publish a few modification on the website, we are able to customize the bike with about anything you are looking for. The best way to do this is shoot us an email with what you are looking for or give us a call. Let's get you the exact bike...more

Added a comment about video Riding the Island of Mallorca's MTB Treasures with Amir Kabbani 12/1/2018 7:22 AM

would love to know where this is exactly in Mallorca. anyone?

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Started new thread '18 Devinci Spartan Frame, Med 11/12/2018 10:43 AM

used very little this summer at the bike park, probably about a dozen rides or so. frame is in excellent shape. 1600, buyer pays shipping and fees. paypal.

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Added a comment about feature The Inside Line Podcast - Kathy Sessler, Manager of the Santa Cruz Syndicate 11/28/2017 1:51 PM

Great interview. We all abuse the term "legend" but I think Kathy deserves it.

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