Liked a comment on the item Vital RAW - Adam Hauck at Highland Mountain Bike Park 11/25/2015 9:57 PM

fuck yes.

Added reply in a thread Sea Otter is having an e-MTB race 11/19/2015 11:49 AM

Maybe Nico Vouilloz will show up?

Added reply in a thread Forum Hot Seat - Dave Camp, RockShox Design Engineer 11/19/2015 11:38 AM

If money weren't an object, what upgrades or modifications would you make to your suspension to help it perform as best as possible?

Added reply in a thread Forum Hot Seat - Dave Camp, RockShox Design Engineer 11/19/2015 11:10 AM

Also, what are some of the best and worst ghetto fixes/mods you've made to your bikes over the years? I remember when you JB Welded a schrader air valve from a tube into your coil sprung Boxxer, for example.

Added reply in a thread Forum Hot Seat - Dave Camp, RockShox Design Engineer 11/19/2015 11:06 AM

Dave, what does a typical day of testing for a new suspension product/prototype involve for Rock Shox? What metrics do you try to quantify and how?

Added a comment about feature 2015 Vital MTB Trail Bike Test Sessions Introduction 11/18/2015 4:08 PM

Cheers, bud! Appreciate the feedback.

Here's a Vital review of the Guerrilla Gravity Megatrail from when it first launched:,7/Guerrilla-Gravity/2014-Megatrail,14284#product-reviews/1695/expand

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Started new thread As a Consumer, How Do You Choose What to Buy? Vital Review Feedback Requested 11/18/2015 3:08 PM

While preparing for another year of Vital MTB's Test Sessions- a massive yearly effort where we test nearly 20 of the raddest new trail bikes - it came across my mind that we should ask you, our readers, what it is that you find most helpful when it comes to making

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Added reply in a thread Introduce yourself 11/18/2015 2:26 PM

My name is Brandon. I live in a RV, traveling from riding spot to riding spot with my amazing gal and our trail dog in training.

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Added a comment about video 3 Bikes, 3 Minutes | Cam McCaul 11/18/2015 11:37 AM

Watch in full screen and 4K for maximum awesomeness. You guys crushed it, Harrison and Cam!

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Added reply in a thread How do you guys store your bikes? 11/17/2015 9:47 AM


Added reply in a thread Which pins to remove from flat pedals? 11/13/2015 10:54 AM

You might also try a pair of pliers. When I remove pins (pretty rare), I usually remove pins near the center of the pedal first, which helps keep that nice concave shape.

Added reply in a thread Why are VitalMTBs forums so dead? 11/13/2015 8:34 AM

Valid question. There isn't a lack of MTBers on Vital MTB. It's actually the largest of all the Vital sites. Priorities are just a bit different for our users. We really do appreciate guys like yourself being active in the forum, however, so thank you! ... more »

Added reply in a thread Sea Otter is having an e-MTB race 11/6/2015 2:26 PM

This seems like an appropriate time to link to IMBA's new e-bike survey: Send them your thoughts, for or against.

Added reply in a thread Sea Otter is having an e-MTB race 11/6/2015 10:46 AM

Every participant had better be in costume.

Liked a bike check Orbea Rallon 2016 - Enve, Shimano, Bos, MRP, Maxxis 11/6/2015 7:04 AM
bturman added a feature story Earn $100 at Jenson USA for Your Vital MTB Member Reviews 11/5/2015 4:19 PM

Every 30 days we award the Top User Reviewer with a little prize. This month Jenson USA pitched in a $100 gift card! Vital MTB member Arkstormearned the Top Reviewer spot with one very solid review. Here's a recap:

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Added reply in a thread I need help! Want dj bike and struggling to decide 11/5/2015 8:40 AM

Steel for the win.

Added reply in a thread Top 10 Christmas Bike Destinations 11/4/2015 1:46 PM

I like the way you think. Unfortunately December weather can be a real gamble in most of the US. Here are some spots worth checking out: Sedona, AZ Phoenix, AZ San Diego, CA Laguna Beach, CA Santa Barbara, CA San Luis Obispo, CA Santa Cruz, CA Boulder ... more »

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Added a comment about product review 2015 Test Sessions: Fezzari Timp Peak X01 11/1/2015 1:14 PM

Cheers for chiming in, Gauner. Appreciate your perspective and the added ride impressions from your time in Moab

You nailed it when you said, "Is it perfect? no." As reviewers we can't just rate bikes on their fun level (although that'd be fun in itself!). If we did, that $20 beach cruiser you have rusting away in your side yard would be a 5-star ride. See what I mean? We loved the Timp. It just needs a few things dialed in for it to really shine...

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