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Sontator vernonfelton's article
Oct 7, 2016 at 6:20
Oct 7, 2016
Sontator mikelevy's article
Sep 30, 2016 at 1:04
Sep 30, 2016
Pinkbike Poll: Is It Still a Mountain Bike If It Has a Motor?
Point one: who makes them? Transition? Santa cruz? Banshee? Pivot? No, mainstream companies that are in it fir the money fulfilling shareholder expectations rather than stakeholder expectations. Point two: the practical consequences: you introduce something extraneous in an existing ecisystem: faster, heavier, in combination with potentially less experienced. There is going to be attrition for sure. Is it worth it? You can always go MOAR but a lot of the challenge is to do it with a given and limited amount if ressources, to learn economy, also your own energy and strenght. Where is the balance? If you allow e bikes then you conceptually it is same as having someone take a moto and rig cranks to it. Batteries and electric engines can scale up very fast. So my proposal is: treat it as a different thing: offroad ebiking and give them their own parks. Or limit them so much that a weak person can go as much as a average rider. Ab acerage rider gas an ftp of 220. A non fit one maybe 120? That would be 100 watts. Give them another bit to offset the weight and it is ok. In synthesis: an ebike should make an unfit rider into an average one. Not anyone climbs like schurter else you create an unbalance. If they ride like pushbikes ok, else it is another thing that does nit fir existing structures.
Sontator RichardCunningham's article
Sep 28, 2016 at 9:57
Sep 28, 2016
Uvex Jakkyl Hde Convertible Full-Face Helmet - Review
The drone A1s are nicely subdued.
Sontator natedh9's article
Sep 12, 2016 at 1:21
Sep 12, 2016
Sontator mdelorme's article
Sep 10, 2016 at 3:37
Sep 10, 2016
Sontator TransitionBikeCompany's article
Jul 26, 2016 at 15:37
Jul 26, 2016
Transition Bikes Announce Scout Carbon
I buy only fully black bikes and swap the white saddle and white grips over. Riding same bike since 2010 and 'cleaned it really well' twice since then ; )
Sontator natedh9's photo
Jul 24, 2016 at 12:58
Jul 24, 2016

Sontator WAKIdesigns's article
Jul 6, 2016 at 0:28
Jul 6, 2016
Waki-Leaks' Trail Side Fashion 2016
Nah man, the next big thing is trailduro: You ride trail as if you were racing while you think you were riding trail. Brilliant!
Sontator dylansherrard's article
Jul 4, 2016 at 13:56
Jul 4, 2016
Dylan Sherrard's Dark Roast Diary: These Are the Good Old Days
It seriously gets you going when you are wondering whether to go or not to go. Plus it makes the pain of churning out watts less.
Sontator vernonfelton's article
Jul 4, 2016 at 5:54
Jul 4, 2016
X-Fusion Sweep RL2 Fork - Review
Mah, sorry for ruining the party, had a Slant RL2, found the mid valve harsh and the damper crapped out after 6 months and had to be fixed. Some seal blew and Oil leaked into somewhere so travel got reduced to 100mm travel. On the other hand it was well supported travel and stiff enough for me. The whole discussion of subtle difference is a bit inconsequential: either you putter along and then it does not matter, or you want to go fast and the every little bit helps, so no, the damping was not up to par but that what he said.
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