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Reply to How much would you pay for a day pass at a shuttle-serviced bike park? 12/11/2020 11:26 AM

Exactly. I'm talking about private land, where the only access to the trails is through the private shuttle service. Private shuttles on public trails are different and much more abundant in the US.

Reply to How much would you pay for a day pass at a shuttle-serviced bike park? 12/11/2020 11:24 AM

Thank you for the detailed reply. The pacific city stuff is going to be public- although I could see a shuttle service operating in the trail system. If there is a bike park going in it's news to me. Not exactly what I'm examining but sort of close. ... more »

Reply to How much would you pay for a day pass at a shuttle-serviced bike park? 12/10/2020 4:03 PM

SVR Bikepark in Wallace, ID is going to open at some point. Hopefully that won't be the only one in the PNW in a couple of years

Reply to I don't like the direction of modern trail building 11/16/2020 11:22 AM

Land managers are very, very scared of letting experienced trail builders do their own thing versus following the ol IMBA model. This isn't going away, and its good everyone is bringing this up. Negativity isn't always great, but managers and builders ... more »

Reply to 2018 Racing Rumors 6/14/2018 10:12 AM

Honestly with the disgusting amount of offset on the 29 boxxer I'd try the same thing. Those few millimeters make a big handling difference imo

Reply to 2019 Prototype Boxxer ? 3/2/2018 4:40 PM

Does that much offset make anyone else throw up in their mouths? Whats the point of that?

Reply to What Went Wrong with Interbike? Death to a Dinosaur? 9/27/2016 3:38 PM

It's not just the bike industry. The outdoor clothing industry is also hurting. The answer is pretty simple. More online sales = less in store retail sales. That means less people to go and see new product, less people who are buying smaller more specific ... more »

Reply to Faster, Higher, Stronger - Share Your Best Tips 12/3/2015 9:24 PM

for me it was yoga classes. my body is really tight so being able to get into the right positions without hurting myself or forcing was amazing.

Reply to Small Business Saturday - Share Your Favorite Local Bike Shop 11/28/2015 1:08 PM is by far the best shop in Eugene, Oregon. Awesome owners, everyone rides MTB, and all around good vibes. Tight spokes n' dirty jokes. Chances are if you show up at the right time they'll give you pizza and maybe even ... more »

Reply to Flips and Whips on Fixies 6/1/2011 7:07 AM

i really have nothing positive to say about this. fixies were kinda cool maybe 6 years ago, but that was just cuz they were a novelty. now theyve become like another hipster fashion accessory. if your gonna ride bmx, get a damn bmx. dont handicapp yourself. ... more »

Reply to Cycling Resolutions? 1/2/2011 10:37 PM

Pin it all day er'y day

Reply to Winter Boredom? 12/22/2010 9:54 PM

i generally eat myself into a calorie induced coma then hibernate like a bear for a few months. i only wake up on weekends to maybe snowboard and check my facebook.

Reply to snafu udj complete bike spy shots 3/15/2010 5:30 PM

looks like some fun bikes.

Reply to What Else Do You Dork Out On? 3/7/2010 7:20 PM

snowboarding, rock climbing, wakeboarding, skimboarding, and smoking crack.

Reply to Die Trend, Die. 2/18/2010 6:58 PM

Hucker style- that weird "all out hardcore" that all the huckers like bender (no disrespect) had. it was just goofy looking. yeah its a big ass drop but do you really need to pull the bike up into your crotch? Massive body armor matched with really short ... more »

Reply to Fashion Over Function in Downhill Mountain Biking? 2/7/2010 8:27 PM

that was kinda biased. it didnt really asked why you thought skinsuits were good/bad. i felt like it was kinda pro skinsuit.

Reply to DRD / Tomac Announces 2010 Team 1/28/2010 7:22 AM

nice goin robin. tomac looks sick.

Reply to are all these grassroots teams killing the our sport? 12/28/2009 11:40 PM

there's a difference between grassroots, like yeti's program, and the random discounts companies like 661 offer on sponsorhouse. if it's an actual team, that travels together to races and goes on rides and whatnot, the grassroots i think are a good thing. ... more »

Reply to Best 8 inch fork 10/26/2009 7:32 AM

no, stay the hell away from marzocchi. ever since they stopped making stuff in italy there product went downhill. and not in a good way. i have a few friends whove had the 09 ones and theyve been nothing but problems. get a fox 40. if you cant get that, ... more »