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Lives in: Durango, CO USA

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Liked a comment on the item Coming to the USA - Canyon Bikes 8/18/2017 10:07 AM

great interview dudes

Liked a comment on the item The Inside Line Podcast - Mark Fitzsimmons, Race Program Director at FOX 8/17/2017 3:39 PM

love every one of them!
keep up the good work guys.

Coming to the USA - Canyon Bikes 8/17/2017 2:16 PM
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Liked a comment on the item Tested: Sixth Element 27.5” Carbon Wheelset 8/15/2017 4:56 PM

Way to tell it like it is vital. Your honesty makes the 5-star reviews that much more meaningful.

I love the snappiness of carbon rims but until i am making 150k a year, I cannot possibly justify it.

Added a comment about video Jill Kintner - This Is Home 8/12/2017 2:42 PM
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Yeah Jill! We'll be rooting for you at Crankworx.

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Added a comment about product review Introducing the All-New 2018 Devinci Spartan Carbon 8/12/2017 10:09 AM
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In addition to several other big rides, this rig was taken on a 46-mile high country day on the Colorado Trail with about 6'000 feet of climbing. Would've never done that on the previous bike, so it's safe to say she's a much better climber than the previous design! I'll go into more depth in the upcoming ride review.

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Added a comment about product review Introducing the All-New 2018 Devinci Spartan Carbon 8/11/2017 8:06 AM
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It took a few weeks, but it grew on me. The paint changes color when looked at from various directions.

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Liked a comment on the item Vital MTB Face Off: The Best Flat Pedals 8/9/2017 10:55 PM

These face-off articles are the best! Keep it up vital! I have been wanting to see concavity compared forever, definitely helped aid my next pedal purchase.

Added a new video Ripping with Gwin on California's Telonics Trail 8/8/2017 1:32 PM
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Fresh off of an outstanding win at this years Mont-Sainte-Anne UCI Downhill race, Aaron Gwin takes full advantage of the chance to come home and train on California’s technical coastal trails. Ride along as he clocks close to 40mph on this rocky Laguna Beach, California descent!

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Added reply in a thread Show Off Your Backyard Pumptrack (Or One You Dream About) 8/7/2017 8:29 AM

Mixing dirt types typically doesn't work very well as they don't always bond together like you'd hope which can lead to the finish surface chunking off. If you do go that route, ensure that your screened dirt finish layer is a solid 6+ inches thick.

Liked a comment on the item Kaos Seagrave's Transition TR11 at Mont-Sainte-Anne 8/4/2017 6:32 PM

What a great looking bike

Liked a comment on the item Poor, Poor Bikes - Vital RAW from Mont-Sainte-Anne 8/4/2017 9:06 AM

probably a borrowed bike, many had bike transportation issues

Added a comment about video Poor, Poor Bikes - Vital RAW from Mont-Sainte-Anne 8/4/2017 9:06 AM
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Watch this slideshow from some insight: http://www.vitalmtb.com/photos/features/Smashy-Smashy-Mont-Sainte-Anne-DH-Action,11213/Slideshow,0/sspomer,2

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Added a new video BOS Suspension Teases Inverted OBSYS Downhill Fork 8/3/2017 4:25 PM
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What do we have here? BOS Suspension has released this teaser video of a new inverted downhill fork called the OBSYS. All details will be revealed in late August at Eurobike. Stay tuned!

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Added a new video One Slip Could Spell Disaster - Riding a Road Bike on the Edge of the Grand Canyon 8/3/2017 2:53 PM
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This one is sure to get your heart racing! Watch as Vittorio Brumotti rides on the edge of the Grand Canyon, which maxes out at a depth of 6,093-feet.

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Liked a comment on the item Interbike Moves to Reno, Nevada for 2018 8/3/2017 1:47 PM

Wow that is a great stock photo at the top. "VisitRenoTahoe" must promote time machines.