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Reply to If you could do one thing on a bike REALLY well, what would it be? 4/25/2015 10:44 AM

Nose-wheelie corners like the euro enduro-ers.

Reply to Do you use climbing-specific suspension features like lock-out? 1/12/2015 5:00 PM

I don't touch my Pike at all, its always fully open. My shock stays in trail most of the time, but I'll put it into climb for fireroad climbs, and descend when there is a rough descent with no pedalling.

Reply to 2015 Racing Rumours - MTB Musical Chairs 1/9/2015 10:10 AM

And interestingly he has Alpinestars on there too. I wonder if TLD is just helmets, and his clothing is Alpinestars?

Reply to Do you ride with a pack? 1/8/2015 2:35 PM

Extra stuff i carry in my big pack is a spoke key, a couple of master links, a few separate allen keys, zipties, tyre plug, CO2, a few sheets of toilet paper for outdoor "emergencies" and emergency blanket. And if its a multi-day epic, i'll add in a ... more »

Reply to Do you ride with a pack? 1/8/2015 10:58 AM

I ditched waterbottles about 15 years ago, after losing a few during races. I don't even have a bottle cage on my current bike, despite there being space for it. I have 3 different size packs depending on how long I'm going out for. At a minimum there ... more »

Reply to Fox 34 or 36 160mm fork on my Stumpy EVO??? 8/24/2014 12:49 PM

The Pike is obviously first choice, but between the two of those the 34 is a much better bet. It will be miles stiffer than your revelation. The 36 is heavy and overkill.

Reply to tires?? 4/1/2013 2:43 AM

Also check out the Specialized Purgatory. More cornering grip than the Ground Control.

Reply to gearing 12/31/2012 12:41 AM

22/36 with 11-36 at the rear.