discombob SramMedia's article
Mar 30, 2015 at 10:291 days
Video: Steps to the Top - Brandon Semenuk
Brandon is a true professional who takes his job seriously. I think it's very impressive and why he's been on top so many times. That said, with all the risk involved in putting on such a great show for everyone, I hope his team takes bad vision in one eye very seriously... sounds really sketchy.
discombob vatosteve's photo
Feb 23, 2015 at 16:09Feb 23, 2015
Added 7 photos to 2013-Trek-Remedy
Feb 10, 2015 at 20:45Feb 10, 2015
Feb 10, 2015 at 20:41Feb 10, 2015
Hybrid build-up of a Remedy 9 frame. Fast and capable. 2013 Trek Remedy 9 frame (size Medium, 150mm travel) - bearings feel totally smooth without the shock mounted - Fox DRCV shock - completely rebuilt as new from Fox with zero rides on it - 2010 Lyrik solo air 160mm travel - oil changed in damper about 5 rides ago and feeling awesome - 2012 SHIMANO SLX M675 brakes with ice-tech rotors - hassle free brakes with suprising power for their weight - 2008 Shimano XT cranks - classic cranks that have been absolutely flawless - 2013 Rock Shox Reverb Stealth - X-9 shifter with X-7 derailleur - 29.5" (750mm) Sunline bar, ODI Rogue grips - 2008 Bontrager Rhythm wheels - these have honestly been great wheels and lasted forever at a light weight, but the rear wheel is starting to get difficult to true. The rear is also quick-release axle, but I will include the proper frame adapters to convert the dropout to 12x142mm to eventually get a better wheel. - Blackspire sub-4 pedals This build is 32 lbs flat with a heavy steel chainguide that is begging to be replaced by a narrow-wide ring and Zee derailleur (works with SRAM 9 speed shifter) to drop nearly a pound... but alas I am selling. Willing to consider a long-distance shipping arrangement within the U.S. over the phone using Paypal if you aren't local to western Washington.
Dec 6, 2014 at 14:38Dec 6, 2014
Top end SRAM build for 2012: Boxxer World Cup, Vivid Air, Code brakes, 30" Havoc DH bars, Truvativ Descendant cranks, Nukeproof Ti pedals, XO drivetrain and E13 guide... 37 lbs with DH casing tires and welter-weight tubes. Wheels are Havoc front and newer Canfield rear; both are true and the bearings are smooth. Major maintenance items are dealt with for next season. Frame bearings are the Enduro kit and only have a few rides on them. Boxxer lowers were just re-lubed before taking pictures and uppers serviced a month ago. Comes with 4 sets of unused brake pads for the excellent Code brakes. Comes with geometry adjustment center chips and the newer style rear axle that is a breeze to work with and very secure. It's currently set to the longer chainstay length and 180mm of travel on the Vivid Air, which is the best shock I've ridden yet. It's ready to rip! This bike's fancy purple paint is kind of delicate, so touch-up paint has been used on the usual wear spots. There is also a small dent on the top tube from shuttling shown in the pictures that has made no difference to an exciting and safe season. Will consider a long-distance shipping arrangement within the U.S. over the phone using Paypal if you aren't local to western Washington.
discombob mikelevy's article
Jun 5, 2014 at 10:29Jun 5, 2014
Opinion - It Should Be Hard, Shouldn't it?
New flow trails get people into the sport and there should be plenty of room for them in most areas, but don't dumb down the trails the experienced riders were already enjoying unless people from that user group are consistently getting hurt in a certain section. It's about risk vs. reward and fine tuning the ratio so challenges are enjoyable, rather than unnecessarily risky (or boring), for the intended style (green, blue or black).
discombob borealisbikes's article
Feb 10, 2014 at 16:47Feb 10, 2014
Video: Rowdy The Clown Goes Fat Biking
Just when I thought fat bikes couldn't get any more fringe, this happens! The funny part is that I totally dug it. Classic weirdness like back in the day when MTB was still underground enough to be unable to offend mainstream sensibilities.
discombob ChrisRicciVideo's article
Dec 13, 2013 at 18:34Dec 13, 2013
Video: Whistler - Remy Metailler
"savage shredder" defined!
discombob redbullbike's article
Oct 11, 2013 at 20:17Oct 11, 2013
Rampage Rookie: Kirill "Benderoni" Churbanov
SEND IT, KIRILL!!!! :D
Video: The Natural Line
10 Jul 2014
Video: Dan Atherton - Escape. Create.
4 Dec 2014
Video: Treefur with Aggy - Extras
9 Feb 2013