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Liked a comment about feature WINNING BIKE - Loic Bruni's Prototype Specialized Demo 7/7/2019 1:19 AM

Loic and Finn switch to Maxxis in 2019 and dominate. Gwin, Mulally, Moir switch to Kenda, not so much.

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Liked a comment about press release Orbea Gives the Rallon More Travel and More Progressivity for 2020 7/5/2019 2:07 PM

They need to add more travel and progressivity to the warranty... my bikes cracked after 11 months and I’ve been refused warranty On a blatant manufacturing defect .. they’ve had the cracked bike since March and I still don’t have it back....

It’s a shame because I wanted to choose something different and it rides well, but honestly, choose something else... £6000, 11 months and no bike...

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Liked a comment about video Vital RAW - Richie Rude and Jubal Davis 6/23/2019 3:52 PM

Specialized pants on both of them. #teamrumors2020

EDIT: maybe they're just his friend's pants, since, you know, he 'forgot his kit' or something.

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Liked a comment about feature Who Scrubbed It Best? Leogang World Cup Poll 6/9/2019 1:12 AM

Bare in mind these were not “for the camera” just functional proper scrubs. I’m going to have to go with Mitch for the pure violence and Finn for the finesse and precision

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Liked a comment about press release Introducing The RUNT by Diaz Suspension Design 2/4/2019 2:46 PM

The RUNT would allow you to run even lower pressure, giving you a more supple ride. The new spring rate also returns the fork to the beginning softer part of the stroke faster than 0 tokens. This makes the fork much more supple as well without losing support.

I do not believe you should use all your travel on a typical ride. What happens when something not typical happens? You overshoot a jump, come up short or misjudge a drop. I would shoot to have about 1-1/2 inches left over even after pretty big drops or jumps. That way when you do screw up – and eventually we all do – you will bottom out and appreciate that you have a little on reserve.

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Liked a bike check absoluteBLACK Edition Orbea Rallon 1/5/2019 11:58 AM
Liked a comment about feature What Do Riders Think? Eight Half-Shell Helmets Reviewed by Vital MTB Members 10/24/2018 7:18 AM

I've had to keep buying pads for my Montaro because they keep falling apart; I'm shocked that wasn't listed as one of the negatives for this helmet. I don't have a 6D because of weight, and because it doesn't fit my head well. I've had an A1 as well, but the helmet that I like the most is the Forefront. The Montaro gets plenty of ride time and just works, but the Forefront is the one that I'm glad I have.

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Liked a comment about slideshow Toughest Day Ever? Wynner, Wynner - EWS Rotorua Race Day 3/27/2017 12:11 PM

Might have hit refresh a few dozen times in the last 2 days waiting for this slideshow.

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Liked a comment about press release Steve Smith Passes Away at Age 26 5/10/2016 4:35 PM

Rest in peace Sender. You were taken way too soon. We will miss you : (

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Liked a comment about press release Steve Smith Passes Away at Age 26 5/10/2016 4:35 PM

my heart goes out to his friends, family and everyone in the mountain bike community. always seemed a genuine person--didn't know him but his spirit shined through tv interviews. damn.

my best friend died while we were on a ride together. just the two of us. fucking heartbreaking. this story, along with some beers, brought it all back and now I'm weeping at the bar. May you all find peace and live your life to the fullest.

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Liked a comment about press release Steve Smith Passes Away at Age 26 5/10/2016 4:35 PM

Sadness... Chainsaw raised high.

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