Matt76

Been riding and racing mountain bikes for nearly 25 years. I say what i think on here. Avid hater of carbon fibre!

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Matt76 cpendrel's article
Nov 25, 2016 at 23:58
Nov 25, 2016
Dropper or No Dropper in XC Racing - XC Rider's Perspective
"I've found it too time consuming to push a button".....really?
Matt76 mikekazimer's article
Nov 21, 2016 at 23:16
Nov 21, 2016
SRAM Eagle Drivetrain - Review
@TheRaven: I have ridden update shimano thank you. I've also had shimano slx and xt brakes and had nothing but trouble with them. The XT brakes rattled like hell and i had to modify the pads with some rubber to stop the noise. They also had lack lustre power. My son had shimano on his bike and his gears were forever going out of sync. I was trail side with some friends the other week and one complained about his shimano brakes and said every time he invests in shimano he comes away disappointed. Each to their own but I would never swap my sram for shimano.
Matt76 mikekazimer's article
Nov 21, 2016 at 23:10
Nov 21, 2016
Shimano XT Di2 Drivetrain - First Ride
This will not be any better than my sram 1x11. There is absolutely no point in this drive train.
Matt76 mikekazimer's article
Nov 15, 2016 at 23:39
Nov 15, 2016
SRAM Eagle Drivetrain - Review
I really do think Sram are light years ahead of shimano now with their drive trains and now their brakes. I wouldn't swap my 1x11 or Guide brakes for anything shimano now. Well done sram keep up the great work.
Matt76 mikelevy's article
Oct 17, 2016 at 23:06
Oct 17, 2016
Box One Derailleur and Shifter - First Ride
Nice to see someone thinking outside the Box.
Matt76 pinkbikeaudience's article
Oct 13, 2016 at 10:35
Oct 13, 2016
Just the Tip: Practice, Day One - Red Bull Rampage 2016
Sorry to piss on everyone's chips but I hope it's not boring like it was last year. Fingers crossed.
Matt76 RichardCunningham's article
Sep 6, 2016 at 13:42
Sep 6, 2016
Whyte T-130C Works - Review
I've been riding Whites for the last 3 years now. I don't think you can get a better value bike. Although this carbon one is not necessary. Save your self 2k and get the metal version instead you won't regret it.
Matt76 RichardCunningham's article
Sep 1, 2016 at 4:38
Sep 1, 2016
Annika Langvad's Specialized Era 29 - Vallnord XC World Cup 2016
A refreshing change to see a stem on the correct way round .
Matt76 mikekazimer's article
Aug 31, 2016 at 11:04
Aug 31, 2016
Nicolai Continues to Push the Geometry Envelope - Eurobike 2016
Sorry. Its getting to the stage now that these bikes are looking like a joke!,
Matt76 mikekazimer's article
Aug 20, 2016 at 0:47
Aug 20, 2016
Dainese 2017 Protective Apparel Highlights - Crankworx Whistler 2016
These are sooo expensive. Im sure they are good but they would sell loads more if they pitched them at a realistic price.
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