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New thread Michelin tires thread! 11/11/2020 8:23 AM

I recently bought a Michelin DH34 bike park for the rear of my DH bike and even the bike park compound is by far the grippiest tire I have ever ridden! It’s so grippy the the rear has way more traction than the front (DHf maxxgrip) ! This tread pattern

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New thread Taking YT to the Better Business Bureau? 10/27/2020 2:47 PM

So I bought a new YT Tues and it cracked within a few days of having it right on the lower shock mount. I emailed YT and they said no problem we will get you the new part as soon as possible, It has now been six months without my brand new bike and about ... more »

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New thread Sharp knobs or compound? 10/6/2020 8:11 AM

Had a thought whilst driving home yesterday, what has more grip for longer? Maxxgrip or Maxxterra? Before replying read the rest! So nice sharp square knobs have a huge part in creating grip but soft compound does as well. Here is where the thinking ... more »

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New thread Lets talk mullet bikes! 9/30/2020 12:52 PM

I am very stoked on the mullet set up! I spent a lot of time on my friends mullet at summit this season and i'm sold on it! so here lies the problem, I can NOT afford another bike and I love my 27.5 YT TUES but I hate the fork so I want to swap the fork ... more »

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New thread PSA: Rockshox lower leg 7/14/2020 9:04 AM

Hello, If you own a rockshox fork I advise doing a lower leg before 50 hours. I had a friend tell me his brand new boxxer had almost no oil in the lowers, so I decided to check my fork and my wifes fork, we both only have about 10 hours on our forks ... more »

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New thread STFU Chain Damper 6/26/2020 8:39 AM

Has any one used this product or one like it? I run folded up mastic and it works very well but wears out within a month or two! what are you guys running and does it work well? Vhs slapper tape?

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New thread Homemade "Hall lock" for Sram & Shimano 5/29/2020 11:51 AM

A brilliant solution on a homemade "Hall Lock" for Sram and Shiamno derailleurs from my buddy Collin Timmermans! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IChC4h8WDkA

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New thread 2.5 VS 2.6 Tires 5/28/2020 2:36 PM

Context of riding type : DH bike, DH trail, loose over hard / loose (crestline/big bear) Will a 2.6 DHF offer more traction over a DHF 2.5? whats got more grip a 2.6 maxx terra or a 2.5 maxxgrip? 2.6 is it great or hype? pros/cons?

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New thread DH bar height? 4/8/2020 1:55 PM

My wife just got a 2020 Tues and she is not sure where to start with the bar height, is there an average number the DH riders are 5'5 tall ride? Our riding is 50/50 bikepark jumps / steep nautral DH. We are looking for a good number to start with and ... more »

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New thread Ugliest MTB kit? 4/6/2020 8:34 AM

Whats the ugliest kit you've seen riders wear over the years, i'll start with Troy Brosnan's Diaper!

what do you guys think is the worst?

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New thread Jordi Cortes age? 4/1/2020 1:56 PM

In the recent fox videos he stated he was in his twenties, im unsure if he was joking or being serious which led me to the question of how old actually is Jordi from fox?

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New thread Low friction fork seals? 3/30/2020 1:13 PM

Whats your opinion on low friction fork seals? hype? or are they worth the $36 PUSH wants or the $52 SKF wants?? noticeably more supple? or fake news?

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New thread DH bike Headangle help! 2/14/2020 2:43 PM

I have a YT tues that currently sits at a 63.5 degree head angle, i've been told I should go to 62.5 degrees by a couple people! What would be the benefits and negatives? how would it feel differently? also I mainly ride natural DH and bike park! also ... more »

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New thread Lighter weight spring 1/10/2020 11:10 AM

I have a YT tues and it has a VIVID RC2 267X89mm and the current spring weights 2 pounds! I wanna drop that weight by purchasing a Ti spring but I cant find one in the size I need 200LBS X 3.5 with 38mm inner diameter. Any ideas companies? maybe light ... more »

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New thread Mullet bikes!?! 12/19/2019 8:55 AM

Im going to be buying a new DH bike sometime about january of 2020. I was wondering has anybody tried 29F and 27.5R on a downhill bike and if so is it good enough to spend the extra money to build a DH rig around this concept. ( I race here and there ... more »

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