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Reply to BMX vs MTB? 3/20/2018 3:02 PM

If you're into light XC rides and gravel path cruising, that could be a decent trade. If you want to actually mountain bike, save up a bit more, and buy something like this (new): http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/us/en/vitus-sentier-hardtail-bike-deore-2017/rp-prod146560 ... more »

New thread Awesome Industry Jobs 2/14/2012 7:41 PM

So, I'm trying to compile a list of sporting goods/sports-minded companies around Los Angeles. I have my mind set on working with people who don't mind if I come to work covered in poison oak and scabs... people who meet outside the office ON THE TRAIL ... more »

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New thread DH MTB on the Today Show 8/24/2011 2:44 PM

Dh mtb is apparently the new "hot" thing for travelers.

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New thread SoCal Bike Park 3/4/2011 12:49 PM

PLEASE SIGN THE PETITION HERE via CORBA: Glendale needs a Bike Skills Park. Southern California needs a Bike Skills Park. Sign our petition and let the City of Glendale know! Bike Skills Parks are a dedicated area for bicycles and include features ... more »

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New thread Rampage Broken Parts List 10/3/2010 3:38 PM

Andreau- bent 888's Hopkins- snapped 888's Doerfling- snapped 888's Strait- broken bars?

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New thread Anyone ride the cemetery jumps? 9/25/2010 1:00 PM

Does anyone ride their bikes in LA? I know nobody walks, but shit... Lets hit up the Forest Lawn jumps. Shawn 985 519 2808

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New thread Personal Shuttle Device 4/19/2010 11:42 PM

Have you guys seen this? One of my buddies has one, and I just caught a ride home from otter with the creator. The thing is amazing. I put the pack on with the engine in it, and it was hardly noticeable. Check the vid:

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New thread Fontana Nationals Backflip? 3/29/2010 11:25 PM

I hear Joe Perrizo came in 4th in pro on a hardtail with a backflip mid run. Where is the Vital coverage? Is it coming? Have you guys seen any picture or video evidence of this?

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New thread Tires for sandy DS course 3/25/2010 1:25 AM

Regarding the Sea Otter slalom course-- Do you guys think it would be beneficial to run wider, but inevitably, heavier tires than my current setup (Kenda Excavator 2.1 front, Small Block8 2.1 rear)? I'm thinking it will float over the sand, but if the ... more »

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New thread Need a ride to Sea Otter. 3/24/2010 1:38 PM

Hey all. Do you have any open seats to and from Monterey for Sea Otter by way of Los Angeles? Any help would be amazing. Thanks, Shawn E.

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New thread Need a ride to/from Sea Otter 3/24/2010 12:18 AM

Hey all. Do you have any open seats to and from Monterey for Sea Otter by way of Los Angeles? Any help would be amazing. Thanks, Shawn E.

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New thread BMX vs MTB? 2/4/2010 10:11 PM

Reading the BMX forums on a few websites recently I have noticed a severe hatred towards mountain bikers. Now, most of the haters were younger riders, but there were a few older guys as well. A lot of you guys have ridden the Gunbarrel jumps, and you ... more »

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New thread Camera Shopping 2/2/2010 1:38 AM

"I'm" looking at D-SLR cameras with video for under $650. I found a Nikon D5000 for around that, and I am wondering if any of you have any experience with the camera. I can't stand another blurred photo with "my" point and shoot. For God's sake...the ... more »

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New thread HELP. Headset broke off in head tube 1/24/2010 12:02 AM

My headset snapped off in my head tube...I thought my steering has been feeling even tougher than my moto with steering damper. What do I do? I guess I will just hammer it out from above. Has this happened to anyone else is my main question here. It ... more »

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New thread Dirt Jumps Near LA 9/13/2009 12:47 AM

I'm looking for some jumps in the Glendale area. I know of a few spots, and I have a place scoped out here in Montrose to start some digging. If you know of any Dj's or would like to toss some dirt, give me a holler. -Shawn

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