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Reply to List off the mountain bikes you've had 7/15/2021 8:49 PM

Such a good thread. Here’s me: 95 Trek MountainTrak 820, 17”est 96 Rocky Mountain Blizzard, custom, 18” 98 GT LTS 2000 DS, 18” 99 Kona Chute, small 01 Norco 250, custom, large 02 Norco 4hun, long 04 Brodie Gigolo, medium 05 Giant Stp, long 07 Giant Glory ... more »

Reply to 2021 Mountain Bike Team Rumors 12/28/2020 8:22 PM

We’re gettin’ close to the big day folks! Anybody want to lay down a list of firm, final bets before Jan 1?

Reply to 2020 Mountain Bike Team Rumors 2/4/2020 8:57 PM

Yeah, remember what this is all about, guys. Jeans.

Reply to Dirt Rag shutting down 1/30/2020 7:46 AM

This is a tragedy. I know time marches on and all that, but this feels like a real loss to the soul of the sport. @sspomer, any chance this could make the main page? The kids need to know.

Reply to 2020 Mountain Bike Team Rumors 8/23/2019 8:21 PM

Silverback sends you a shot of Towball riding his bike around barefoot, and that’s a #teamrumor? C’mon Spomer, we expect better. PS, all I really care about is where Nina and Vali end up next year.. is women’s racing more exciting than the men’s these ... more »

Reply to Would You Pay to Watch More World Cup DH on Red Bull TV? 6/1/2019 8:29 PM

The results of the poll are super interesting. It’s way more skewed than I thought it would be, with a ton of votes.

Reply to World Cup Downhill MTB Race Talk 4/18/2019 1:30 PM

Hold the phone, Sik Mik got 6th at his first ever WC?!?!

Reply to 2019 Racing Rumors 1/14/2019 7:39 PM

News better come out soon. Y’all is gettin cray.

Reply to 2018 Racing Rumors 6/7/2018 12:21 PM

Gwin’s gnarly right hand... screen cap from another site’s track walk vid.

Reply to 2017 World Cup Downhill Bikes 4/5/2017 1:01 PM

I thought the same thing. But then again, how tall is Payet? 7'8"? The podium photos from Worlds last year are amazing, him and Danny are the same height, and Danny is on the top step of the box!

Reply to 2016 UCI Downhill World Championship Teams and Riders 8/18/2016 10:39 AM

Laughed real hard at this one, through the tears...

Reply to Wild Looking 2017 FOX 32 SC Fork 4/2/2016 7:11 PM

Laughing.

Reply to All Things World Champs 9/7/2015 4:45 AM

Polished bike (with supremely talented rider at the handlebar) takes the win. Vindication! Redemption! THE CURSE IS DEAD!! All joking aside, I am so very, very stoked for Bruni. He is truly one of modern downhill's greatest sportsman, and has officially ... more »

Reply to Let's see your old mountain bikes 5/23/2014 6:57 PM

#thisthreadrules #bestthreadonvitalmtb

Reply to Let's see your old mountain bikes 5/19/2014 6:25 PM

This is my bike from '98. There was this magazine ad for GT; it had Peaty holding an LTS frame above his head, with a picture of the full bike next to it. It was love at first sight. My original plan was to order the sister-bike to the one ... more »
Reply to crazy old disc brakes i saw at the swap meet 11/18/2011 5:23 PM

Any of yoos ever have one of these?

This little gem had a hydraulic piston, but was cable actuated; a floating caliper so it rubbed CONSTANTLY; and the worst seals in the business, so even when you had it working right it would blow up and ... more »