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Reply to UCI Rule Changes for 2018 10/18/2017 10:13 PM

Ebikes make burgers? I'm so down

Reply to Coil Shock + Trail Bike 10/9/2017 8:19 PM

Leverage-wise the endorphin is way more progressive. "Progressive" just means the ratio drops through travel. Obviously there are huge varying degrees of that. Like I said, the digressive hook is really the big no no with going with a coil shock.

Reply to Coil Shock + Trail Bike 10/9/2017 7:02 PM

You'll be fine with a coil on a scout. Like you said it's not as progressive as a patrol with the newer metric shock link but it's still mildly progressive. The thing you really want to watch out for is the fall off/regressive crap that some frames have ... more »

Reply to Coil Shock + Trail Bike 10/9/2017 12:58 PM

Depends on the bike. Like longwind said above, bikes specifically designed for air shocks tend to try and negate the inherent ramp up at the end of travel with air springs. Since coils do not, this makes 'most' coil shocks allow hard bottom outs on those ... more »

Reply to The Patent Thread - New and Wild Mountain Bike Inventions 9/28/2017 8:30 PM

I've seen mountainbikers in 2017. This is an absolute necessity.

Reply to Climbing the White Mountains 9/15/2017 8:36 PM

Not to add insult to injury but there's a really fun degraded road to the north of the current silver canyon road. It's pretty much singletrack now, kept open mostly by moto traffic but it's the 'old road' before they built that steep switchback mess. ... more »

Reply to World Champs Sucked 9/10/2017 6:26 PM

You should demand your money back.

Reply to How many riders in the 2017 Lourdes World Cup DH Top 10 will be on 29ers? 8/26/2017 1:04 PM

Thank goodness a new 29er tire didn't have any bearing on the outcome this year. :D

Reply to Loris Vergier has a 27.5 and 29er Santa Cruz V10 at Val di Sole 8/24/2017 11:38 AM

Nah, just the lesser of two evils apparently.

Reply to Loris Vergier has a 27.5 and 29er Santa Cruz V10 at Val di Sole 8/24/2017 10:09 AM

OR....... These last two tracks are what everyone agrees should represent real dh racing tracks, instead of ones where just holding on and pointing in a straight line between groomed berms wins. So the real dh bike comes back out.

Reply to Arm Pump & Hand Fatigue - Tips & Tricks 7/25/2017 10:31 PM

a) more vigorous masturbation 1) sell your fox fork

Reply to Absoluteblack 1x transmission 7/5/2017 9:28 AM

Press releases are hard.

Reply to Should There Be a 29er DH Class and 27.5 DH Class at World Cups? 6/7/2017 8:38 PM

He sure looked the awesome-est.

Reply to Is straighter and faster really that bad for a World Cup track? 5/26/2017 7:01 PM

Relentless straight sections suck because they justify 29" dh bikes.

Reply to All Things Fort William World Cup 2017 5/14/2017 7:36 PM

Ha! Little guy's already having to patch his britches.

Yeah I looked at his ass. So what?
Reply to Hey boys and girls, Barhumps feelin a little weak? 5/14/2017 6:37 PM

Thanks bro

Reply to When did downhillers turn into drama queens? 5/13/2017 7:05 PM

Seriously. I remember quite a few "professional" racers bitching and moaning about everything from tracks being too hard in a section to tape laying on the ground when they went through. 15 years ago When you spend as much time preparing for these little ... more »

New thread Hey boys and girls, Barhumps feelin a little weak? 5/13/2017 5:22 PM

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Reply to How many riders in the 2017 Lourdes World Cup DH Top 10 will be on 29ers? 4/28/2017 11:00 PM

aahhh beat me to it Take that General Lee. No one ever flatted on 26.....FACT. This will now be a thing thanks to 29ers.

Reply to The U.S. Downhill Racing Thread 4/26/2017 8:34 PM

Seems like a real long time since that many eagle guardian freedom warriors have been in a world cup. stoked