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Liked a comment on the item INTENSE Factory Racing Announces 2020 UCI World Cup Downhill Series Team 2/9/2020 11:29 PM

Do they need to have them?

Added a comment about press release Handmade in Germany, Crossworx Cycles Presents the Dash 275 2/4/2020 12:34 AM
onenerdykid*

German-speaking companies typically have a difficult time writing marketing copy, coming up with names, etc. in English. I know, I work for one.

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Liked a comment on the item A New Kind of Evil - Bike Check with Graham Agassiz and Tom van Steenbergen 1/30/2020 11:31 PM

Please, please, pretty please let the new Evil bike be an actual downhill bike! I know the article said it is for enduro/park, but honestly they already have two of those that are up to date as far as I can tell. Evil needs a real DH bike with real DH geo and travel...more

Liked a comment on the item A New Kind of Evil - Bike Check with Graham Agassiz and Tom van Steenbergen 1/30/2020 11:30 PM

reading is hard. from article "and while an air shock is in these photos, he has an X-Fusion coil on another bike and will be swapping that over."

Liked a comment on the item A Legend Reborn? Testing The New 2020 Marzocchi Z1 Coil Fork 1/15/2020 4:44 AM

Lee Trumpore...so hot right now.

Liked a comment on the item 16 Super Sick Sam Hill Shots 12/3/2019 9:10 AM

That first shot is everything there is to love about racing.

Liked a comment on the item 16 Super Sick Sam Hill Shots 12/3/2019 9:10 AM

I am the chimping photographer in the 10th photo... And I'm never going to hear the end of this one!

Liked a comment on the item 16 Super Sick Sam Hill Shots 12/3/2019 9:09 AM

His famous run with the crash at Val Di Sole is still the fastest I've ever seen a rider going in comparison to the rest of the field, looked sped up at times, insane speed.

Liked a comment on the item Sprindex: Adjustable Coil Spring Rate on the Fly 12/1/2019 1:53 PM

Okay, this is cool.

Added a comment about press release Giant Releases Their Own Suspension Fork 10/23/2019 10:31 AM
onenerdykid*

It's not for anyone on this site. It's for entry-low mid level bikes. They just want to control more of the manufacturing process and not rely on other brands as much.

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Added a comment about press release Giant Releases Their Own Suspension Fork 10/23/2019 10:28 AM
onenerdykid*

They invest in their own suspension because why pay someone else when you can make it on your own? This improves their margin/bottom line and they can control more of the manufacturing process improving their delivered quality.

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Added a comment about photo Tools You Want and Need and Want 10/20/2019 2:28 AM
Tools You Want and Need and Want

I can't figure out which tag line is more ridiculous

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Liked a comment on the item Next Level Bike Geometry: An Interview with Chris Porter 10/19/2019 4:16 AM

To start I'm not sure Chris is arguing his theories and ideas are 100% right for every single kind of bike rider. Reading between the lines, you seem like someone who might be just as happy on a downsized single pivot or some kind of aggressive hard tail. Put...more

Added a comment about feature Discover the All-New Shimano SLX and XT 12-Speed Drivetrains, Brakes and More 9/19/2019 10:14 AM
onenerdykid*

The new XTR hubs aren't dead silent though- that technology never got released. I've heard they are quieter than most, but the "Scylence" technology does not exist in real life.

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Added a comment about feature Op-Ed - DON’T SPOIL THE RESULTS IN THE TITLE 9/18/2019 12:51 PM
onenerdykid*

While this is fine from a standpoint of duty (and I'm sure that Kant is incredibly proud that moral duty has entered the conversation), it's not what Vital wants to have happen. Vital wants traffic to their site, not people purposely avoiding their site because of spoilers or a sense of duty to one's self.

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Liked a comment on the item Discover the All-New Shimano SLX and XT 12-Speed Drivetrains, Brakes and More 9/18/2019 10:55 AM

Shimano still wants to keep their Freeza rotors strictly to centerlock hubs only. This is an interesting decision considering most of the rotors sold out there get attached to 6-bolt hubs.

The best aftermarket hubs out there seem to also shun the centerlock...more

Added reply in a thread 2020 Mountain Bike Team Rumors 9/18/2019 10:34 AM

But that would mean a pretty huge revenue loss for the team though since (apparently) Öhlins doesn't pay teams to use their products. Teams that officially run SRAM are required to run Rock Shox, so you wouldn't any of these teams do this because they ... more »

Liked a comment on the item Op-Ed - DON’T SPOIL THE RESULTS IN THE TITLE 9/18/2019 10:29 AM

It wouldn't be that difficult to make the headline read "race results here," Instead of "Bob Bitchin' wins the race," would it? I mean, that way, the various editors of the news outlets can continue to make the world a better place for Peter. And the rest of us would be clicking the link anyway.

Liked a comment on the item Op-Ed - DON’T SPOIL THE RESULTS IN THE TITLE 9/18/2019 8:27 AM

Interesting,Pinkbike actually did the same thing and now they don't post who won on their front page.If I haven't seen the race I definitely don't go to Vital because of this very reason.Never got to where I thought my opinion mattered so much I thought they should change what they do for just...more

Liked a comment on the item Op-Ed - DON’T SPOIL THE RESULTS IN THE TITLE 9/18/2019 8:20 AM

Which is exactly what I used to do, but now RedBull post "See Loic's Winning Run" when you go on their website looking for the replay. As far as I know you can't record the live feed, so how the hell do you avoid it?
It seems Pinkbike have listened regarding spoilers, so it seems the only way now is to...more