1. W

    Need Advice on Hydration Packs

    I'm looking into getting a hydration pack. What features do you like and dislike? For example, do I need a spine protector? A removable pad? Are certain width straps too bulky or not supportive enough? Are some mouthpieces better than others? That kind of thing. Tell me any and everything you...
  2. D

    Newbie downhill advice - tires and fork

    Hi everyone. I am 15 years old and I am relatively new to downhill. Last year I bought a Gary fisher all mountain bike and I snapped the frame, so I bought a 2004 Astrix Huckster but I suffered a back injury shortly after that so I sold it. I was just cleared to ride dh again so I bought a...
  3. Downhillbiker23

    2012 Parts Advice

    So for 2012 I am getting a 2012 Transition Tr450 I cant decide between a few parts First is the Fork I love the Dorado its my first choice Never rode a 40 but thats an option or a 2012 888 by marozocchi Next is hub choice Deetracks or Hadley or Phil Wood
  4. Ryan519

    Need new bike advice

    i got two options 2011 green gt karakoram 1000$ model 2011 grey and blue trek mamba both 29ers and both look incredible but i'm curious i'm a big guy.. not small by any means 6' 240 lbs i wanna ride a 29er i will hit the northeastern pennsylvania trails mountainous, single...
  5. yesimaddicted

    Biking specfic quotes

    Looking for my senior quote right now so far i got a couple good ones: Get a bicycle. You will not regret it if you live. ~Mark Twain, "Taming the Bicycle" Life is like riding a bicycle - in order to keep your balance, you must keep moving. ~Albert Einstein If you worried about...