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Reply to World Cup Downhill MTB Race Talk 5/22/2019 10:31 AM

Well, this all has forced me to go through all of my "spares" in the garage and throw out some of those "i'll keep it because someday i'll use this XT derailleur i smashed against a rock, even though it's 10spd, for another build" components and throw ... more »

Reply to 2019 UCI World Cup Downhill Tech 3/29/2019 12:12 PM

You assume carbon is being used to reduce weight and not to improve stiffness. Also, some structures and shapes are only possible in carbon. Trek's design, very intelligently, needs a strong seatpost due to the loads being put into it, but the TT and ... more »

Reply to Name Atherton Bikes first DH Sled 1/30/2019 11:59 AM


Reply to Maxim Magazine Calls New Harley Davidson Concept E-Moto a Pedal-less Bicycle 1/17/2019 1:06 PM

Let's be honest, they did a great job on that scooter up until they took a huge dump and molded it into perhaps the least interesting set of handlebars possible.

Reply to 2018 Racing Rumors 6/14/2018 10:35 AM

No one used the perspective and known measurement of the stanction diameter to better hypothesize the diameter of the wheel? I'm disappointed in the internet today.

Reply to 2018 Racing Rumors 5/22/2018 10:13 AM

Cannondale's bikes 2010-2016

Reply to The Axe-Wielding Girlfriend vs. Santa Cruz Bronson 3/27/2018 11:11 AM

But the radio still works, clear as a bell.

Reply to 2018 Racing Rumors 2/5/2018 8:39 AM

I would doubt they would make that connection. Not a lot of marketing departments like to go around saying their bike isn't the best and that others are and that they *NEEDED* to catch up. Most are content with saying whatever they're doing is the most ... more »

Reply to Zink Has Built a 150-foot Gap Jump 1/31/2018 9:52 AM

How about a, Cam Zink actual jumps 150 gap jump. Here's a more fun video to watch:

Reply to 2018 Racing Rumors 12/21/2017 12:27 PM

*Sleigh . You can't use the homonym incorrectly.

Reply to 2018 Racing Rumors 12/19/2017 11:27 AM

You can run anything in retirement.

Reply to Whatever happened to Iron Horse? 11/28/2017 10:16 AM

Owned by Pacific, same people who are doing Mongoose mass bikes. It is a brand of a by-gone era. It won't come back. Now or ever.

Reply to Do tire inserts mean it's time to rethink tire design? 11/15/2017 12:36 PM

Might be more beneficial to wrap your head around the understanding of how a tire is, or could be constructed. I am no expert on tire machines, but you might be asking more than the current machines can do. I do find it rather odd that people are putting ... more »

Reply to Prototype Polygon DH Bike at Whistler? 8/11/2017 5:52 AM

Yea, Mic has spent his life riding bikes as a job. Who are the real losers here.

Reply to What Went Wrong with Interbike? Death to a Dinosaur? 9/27/2016 5:52 AM

I would be curious what percentage of retailers attend the show with the intent to bring aboard new brands and make business deals. The major companies that most retailers use to get small parts, smaller brands, as well as bikes aren't there and haven't ... more »

Reply to Rachel Atherton on a Prototype Trek Session at Whistler 8/17/2016 5:30 AM


Let's be honest, it doesn't matter what changed. Rachel will still be faster than you.

Reply to Forum Hot Seat: Canfield Brothers 8/4/2016 5:50 PM

Tell that story about the dolphin in taiwan. oh and getting stranded on lake jackson. skype it!

Reply to MTB Ban Implemented Based on Strava Speeds 5/5/2016 12:17 PM

I want to know when multi-user networks will start addressing horse-riders. Rode through a pile of shit on a plus tire means you got a really good grip on some shit and get to carry it with you for the rest of the ride.

Reply to US To Raise De Minimis Level for Import Taxes 3/9/2016 12:18 PM

it means: People who work at companies, shops, or buy from shops will decide to get different gigs because their deals aren't as good and things aren't as profitable. People who can work on their own bikes will be stoked for cheap parts but won't have ... more »

Reply to Properly Bedding in Brake Pads 2/22/2016 7:59 PM

SnakeOil. Works every time.