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Rasterman mikekazimer's article
Aug 25, 2015 at 8:46
Aug 25, 2015
Factory Tour: Inside ENVE Composites
"will always be extortionate in price as a result" Totally false, you can already buy quality carbon rims from light bicycle for $250/ea. Once ENVEs patent expires in 10 years, and manufacturing and material sciences are more developed, I have no doubt you be able to buy this exact rim for much less than even $250.
Rasterman mikekazimer's article
Aug 14, 2015 at 14:06
Aug 14, 2015
First Look: Giro Montaro Helmet - Crankworx Whistler 2015
The safety and manufacturing molds arguments are all bullshit, the exact same safety tests and manufacturing molds are required by a $15 Bell helmet as required by law. It's 100% marketing and sales boloney that it costs so much. Pay it if you want, but know that the ONLY thing the price is based on, is the most you will pay.
Rasterman IndustryNineOfficial's article
Aug 6, 2015 at 11:01
Aug 6, 2015
First Look: Industry Nine Trail S
They look nice but there is nothing new or innovative, and are overpriced. For $372 you can build spank/MTB270 wheelset that weighs 1633g. Or for $200 more use carbon light bicycle rims and shave another 200g off. Plus you can choose from many colors.
Rasterman RichardCunningham's article
Aug 5, 2015 at 7:35
Aug 5, 2015
First Ride: Cannondale Habit Carbon 1
They sell $7k bikes so you feel like you're getting a "great deal" when you buy a $2-4k version.
Rasterman rachellefrazer's article
Jul 28, 2015 at 9:55
Jul 28, 2015
Where are all the Ladies? A Technical University Just for Women
Comparing the technology, cost of materials, and workmanship in a purse to bike is bananas, even a $2500 one.
Rasterman mikelevy's article
Jul 23, 2015 at 4:09
Jul 23, 2015
Park Tool Adjustable Torque Driver - Review
Seriously!!! A test of seeing how close the actual torque values are is a bare minimum IMO. Additionally, a comparison to other torque wrenches and their accuracy and prices would be nice as well.
Jul 22, 2015 at 21:03
Jul 22, 2015
Rasterman anthill's article
Jul 22, 2015 at 15:04
Jul 22, 2015
Video: The One Shot - Brandon Semenuk's unReal Segment
It was an awesome drop in!!! I was thinking wouldn't it be awesome if the dh bike was on a special mount hanging over the drop, and he comes off the kicker on the pbike, ditches it, then lands on the dh bike?!? That would've blown this sequence out of the water...
Rasterman mikekazimer's article
Jul 15, 2015 at 10:30
Jul 15, 2015
First Look: Kona's 2016 Lineup
When are the new Kona's available to buy?
Rasterman pinkbikeaudience's article
Jul 3, 2015 at 9:23
Jul 3, 2015
Santa Cruz Bicycles SOLD
Pon is no Trek, that is for sure, although if they combined all of their brands under their largest that would certainly make their presence a lot bigger. They now have 10 bike brands, it is a huge waste of money to market 10 brands rather than 1-3, maybe this is their grand plan, it would be mine if I owned them. They are probably competing against themselves at this point in some brands. You would think they could have huge economies of scale in marketing, support, design, manufacturing, parts sourcing, etc.
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