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manchvegas StansNoTubes's article
Aug 11, 2017 at 9:20
Aug 11, 2017
Reed Boggs: Nothing But Bike at Highland
slopestyle got a complete makeover so it's been getting quite a bit of attention! ride there almost every week...
manchvegas jebcas's article
Jul 24, 2017 at 6:32
Jul 24, 2017
Pro Women's Short Track XC - US MTB Nationals 2017
@dea7hadder: It's the nature of short track. We just had a US cup xc race in VT and these ladies did pretty awesome on a technical course with 30' rock rollers and a 5' drop...
manchvegas mikekazimer's article
Jul 21, 2017 at 11:38
Jul 21, 2017
1 Question - What's Going on With 27.5+?
@willaasss: good points... I feel like once you are used to a 29" bike with a high headtube that you can almost get behind while charging DH it's hard to go back to that on top of the bike fit of a 27.5. Atleast it was for me. I race XC and Enduro, both my bikes are 29 as I'm just used to the body language of a 29" bike. I've also tried many 27.5's in between, Intense, ibis, a couple others, and I just couldnt' get used to that on top of the bike feeling vs the 29 in the bike feeling. I also would ride with buddies that would start to walk away on chunky DH lines on their 29's and me on my 27.5. So, yes, I will agree that the "current marketing hype" is around them, but it's cyclical.. long travel 29's were the rage 4 or 5 years ago as well when Yeti came out with the SB95 and spesh came out with the enduro 29...
manchvegas mikekazimer's article
Jul 21, 2017 at 10:05
Jul 21, 2017
1 Question - What's Going on With 27.5+?
@willaasss: nope. I'll take that fiver all day long. 29 is not going anywhere. I love my Yeti 5.5 and if they keep making bikes like it, they will sell and people will love them. There will always be 27.5 people and 29, and some diehard 26ers... to each his own
manchvegas mikekazimer's article
Jul 21, 2017 at 10:03
Jul 21, 2017
1 Question - What's Going on With 27.5+?
Nail, meet head! Perfect!
manchvegas mikelevy's article
Jul 6, 2017 at 9:50
Jul 6, 2017
Vittoria's New Mota Tire - Review
@Beez177: I've been testing these tires for a few months along with a prototype martello in 29" flavor and the wet traction of these 2 tires is greatly improved over the morsa etc.. I'm just as confident on the mota as I have been on the minion. As far as XC tires go... I don't think any company can touch vittoria, xc tires are just fantastic. They are pressure sensitive as well, I find with vittoria I can run a couple lbs less psi vs other brands like maxxis and schwalbe
manchvegas pinkbikeaudience's article
Jun 27, 2017 at 6:36
Jun 27, 2017
Intense's 2018 Carbine - First Look
Look at this new bike from intense! It will be featured in pinkbikes "deals of the month" in july... haha
manchvegas meagerdude's article
Jun 23, 2017 at 10:25
Jun 23, 2017
Summer of Glove: 7 Men's Gloves Reviewed
@ss3ltl: I was a die-hard dirtpaw guy for a while.. then I discovered specialized enduro gloves, which are super nice and comfy, then they changed the style this year.. Now I tried the Fox ranger Gels, and I'm back on fox gloves
manchvegas Eastern-States-Cup's article
Jun 23, 2017 at 7:38
Jun 23, 2017
$10,000 Clif East Enduro - Race Details
@Bigernmcracken: enduro should be like a trail ride.. with timed descents, not a multistage DH race with lift access... the ability to still descend fast after you've climbed a few thousand feet.
manchvegas yeticycles's article
Jun 21, 2017 at 9:44
Jun 21, 2017
High Altitude Lines. A Yeti Tribe Story - Video
I dunno... I bought my first yeti's last year, first year with my 5.5 and I've been craving adventure like this ever since... been doing lots of ridge traverses here in the east, and have way more planned.
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