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Reply to Silent or LOUD Hubs? 9/27/2012 9:52 PM

Its funny, I have both extremes on my bikes. On my downhill bike i have a dead silent Easton havoc hub. However, on my dirt jumper I have a halo supadrive hub which is the loudest hub i have ever heard. it straight sounds like a angry nest of bees, this ... more »

Reply to what back hubs do you guys ride? 8/28/2012 10:42 PM

on the DH I have easton havoc hubs laced to the havoc carbon rims. the hub is HUGE and has pretty damn fast engagement, pretty quiet too, i like that. my DJ hub on the other hand is the opposite. its a halo supadrive that I customized so it runs a 10x135mm ... more »

Reply to XC Helmets 8/11/2012 10:46 PM

yo pininator, please dont ever get that helmet or think about it, i will personally never stop giving you shit for it... i keep it real with a classic giro flak, use it for dirt jumping, trail rippin, or even some casual DH cruzin. need the ventin' for ... more »

Reply to Chain Slap prevention 3/29/2012 4:37 PM

btw- dont degrade your bikes pride with an inner tube or those lizard skin things. theyre still loud and dont last very long. silence is key

Reply to Chain Slap prevention 3/29/2012 4:35 PM

Either use mastic tape like easyrider described or use Velcro. Obviously you want to use the fuzzy side and even though its pretty expensive it provides a clean, silent finish. Its a bitch to deal with once its been on the bike for awhile because the ... more »

Reply to Neck brace or no neck brace? 3/19/2012 8:36 PM

I really think it comes down to two major elements: a) riding style. By this I mean how involved you are with your shoulders and you overall posture as you lean into corners. This in addition to where you tend to look on the trail ahead of you, some ... more »

Reply to UCI World Cup Rumors via @TeamRumours 1/22/2012 9:38 PM

new bike lookin good! note that hes wearing nikes instead of 5.10s and some flashy parts SICK
Reply to UCI World Cup Rumors via @TeamRumours 1/18/2012 10:21 PM

these rumors upset me because so far they have all been true

Reply to UCI DH 2012 Predictions 1/9/2012 5:52 PM

*fixed the mt. sainte anne cam I can get over how gnarly the Val d’Isère course is and how much fun the hafjell course is... so jealous of WC riders anyway, my top 5 for this season in no particular order is -gwin -fairclough -brosnan -hart -hill

Reply to UCI DH 2012 Predictions 1/8/2012 11:11 PM

Here is a compilation of all the World Cup tracks for 2012. Thought it would be nice to get a glimpse of all the tracks so we can predict whos gonna shine and whos not. April 17-18 2012 Pietermaritzburg More Mountain Biking Videos Top section of the track is likely

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Reply to 2012 Formula Oval Brakes 12/25/2011 1:03 PM

apparently these have a ridiculous amount of stopping power, far more than "the ones" peek here ... more »
Reply to New bike or Moab vacation? 12/11/2011 1:42 PM

bikes last years and bring timeless memories man I'd take that over a moab trip forsure moab is pretty sick though

Reply to UCI World Cup Rumors via @TeamRumours 11/2/2011 3:14 PM

im gonna be heated if brendan signs to scott.... he can do so much better... cough cough giant and what about T-bronnzzzz? thought the hype was that hes moving to TWR

Reply to Where do all the stolen bikes go? 11/1/2011 3:42 PM

dont steal bikes bro! ive caught people trying to steal bikes before, boy were they sorry after...

Reply to Perfect pump tracks 10/15/2011 2:32 PM

Reply to Rainbow Vomit 10/14/2011 9:20 AM

straight up apeshit

Reply to where are you riding this weekend? 10/3/2011 6:48 PM

Hero dirt this weekend Santa cruz area is gonna be bitchin' get stoked also time to break out the shovels and rakes

Reply to Worst Trail Find Ever. 9/21/2011 10:07 PM

lets see.. decapitated seagulls bloody hatchet human skull (ssooo sketch) and a little patch of some growin ganja crop and my most memorable one was a little gold nugget I found in a stream

Reply to Vital T Shirt Action Thread 8/15/2011 11:42 PM

i needa get my black ass a vital T-shirt....

Reply to Carbon Fiber Dirt Jump Frame by John Cowan 8/12/2011 9:17 PM

makes so much sense. so much. a definite yes