Added a comment about press release Trek Unveils All-New Fuel EX Lineup 8/19/2019 9:48 AM

I'm actually really happy Trek copied the frame storage. Hopefully, this will give other frame manufacturers the green light to add storage to their frames. I'd love for the frame storage to become ubiquitous with carbon frames a la bottle mounts.

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Added a comment about feature WINNING BIKE - Loic Bruni's Prototype Specialized Demo 7/8/2019 7:43 AM

Yes, I read that part. I'm trying to take it one layer deeper, do they cover up the part because they are bitter that they don't get official support, therefore, they don't want to advertise for them? Do they have something in their contracts that prevents them from showing the logo? I seem to remember Gwin running different drivetrain components a few years ago (maybe the first year on YT) because he didn't have an official drivetrain sponsor, but I don't remember him covering up the logos.

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Added a comment about feature WINNING BIKE - Loic Bruni's Prototype Specialized Demo 7/8/2019 7:22 AM

Can someone explain the tape over the cranks (and maybe derailleur too?) I understand the whole Maxxis sharpie thing, that seemed to always be riders that were sponsored by one tire company but electing to ride Maxxis so they actually had a chance of placing. This doesn't seem to be an instance where they are sponsored by one crank company but are choosing to ride Sram. Are they just bitter that Sram doesn't officially support them?

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Added a comment about press release You Asked, We Delivered...$2100 M Series 6/26/2019 9:25 AM

Yea, I've been jaded by Onyx. I don't think I could go back to normal hubs. With frames and drivetrains being nearly silent nowadays, then the silence of hubs, the only thing that makes noise when riding is the braaaap of the tires on dirt.

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Added a comment about press release You Asked, We Delivered...$2100 M Series 6/25/2019 1:04 PM

Wish they would have partnered with Onyx. Silent hubs for life!

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Added reply in a thread 26 vs 29-inch wheeled DH bike comparison photo 6/20/2019 8:56 AM

Alex Morgan - way ahead of his time.

Added a comment about feature Tested: Maxxis EXO+ Casing Tires - Minion DHF and DHRII 6/18/2019 6:05 PM

Any mention of faster rolling tires in EXO+? 95% of my riding can be done with a Semi-slick rear. Specialized Butcher and slaughter in Grid casing have been my go-to for the last 3 years, wanna try something new.

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Added reply in a thread Dual crown forks in enduro soon? 6/11/2019 8:00 AM

I wish I lived somewhere where running a dual crown on an Enduro bike was actually something to consider.

Added a comment about feature WINNING BIKE - Loic Bruni's Prototype Specialized Demo 6/10/2019 9:07 AM

In the butchers he was running 2.3. He said he prefers a narrower tire because it forces him to be more precise with his line choices. Not sure on the Maxxis widths.

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Added a comment about feature PIT BITS - Fort William World Cup Downhill 5/31/2019 10:54 AM

Do any of the fork telemetry units measure lateral flex?

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Added a comment about video E-Bikes Are Zero Fun - Ed and Wyn "E-Masters" Ride All Over Queenstown 5/25/2019 9:01 AM

I'd say there are fun too if someone was paying me.

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Added reply in a thread World Cup Downhill MTB Race Talk 5/21/2019 9:50 AM

Exactly, the criticism of it being posted is childish and petty. Especially when it's the same outlet that has given so much favorable coverage to Gwin over the years, all the way back to the Yeti days. Its a cell phone video from a public race. It wasn't ... more ยป

Added reply in a thread World Cup Downhill MTB Race Talk 5/21/2019 9:24 AM

WWJTUTB - Who would Jesus throw under the bus?

Added a comment to Stiksandstones's bike check 5/7/2019 12:09 PM

Stik, Do you feel like you're getting all the benefits of those rims despite not having the complete wheelset? I saw something that said the rims/hubs/spokes were designed to work together. I'm addicted to Onyx hubs so I would have to build my own wheelset using those rims if I wanted to give them a try.

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Added a comment about photo Tools of the Trade at the SRAM Tent 3/9/2019 10:38 AM

Which allens are those?

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Added a comment about press release First UCI World Champions for E-Mountain Bike To Be Crowned in Mont-Saint-Anne 3/6/2019 9:33 AM
Liked a comment on the item How an E-bike is Making Josh Carlson Faster For Enduro Racing | Giant Factory Off-Road Team 2/13/2019 12:36 PM

Sure, and I love to take advantage of them. You've got to admit advancements in MTB are tiny and incremental. Slapping a motor on so you can go double the pace at half the heart rate is a bit different.

Liked a comment on the item How an E-bike is Making Josh Carlson Faster For Enduro Racing | Giant Factory Off-Road Team 2/12/2019 11:10 AM

This must have been intended for your motorized brother; vitalmx.com. Innocent mistake. Don't let it happen again.