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TEAM-ROBOT J-Carmichael's photo
Sep 17, 2014 at 10:19
Sep 17, 2014
Whoa for a second I thought Seraph actually went for a bike ride but then I realized this was someone else's bike.

Sep 11, 2014 at 11:58
Sep 11, 2014
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TEAM-ROBOT bkchef2000's photo
Sep 10, 2014 at 20:05
Sep 10, 2014
Yum.

TEAM-ROBOT Fooooguete's photo
Sep 6, 2014 at 19:24
Sep 6, 2014
Yes.

TEAM-ROBOT RichardCunningham's article
Aug 21, 2014 at 8:53
Aug 21, 2014
First Look: Diamondback's Affordable Downhiller - the 2015 DB8
You can't get a warranty in the Pinkbike buy/sell section.
TEAM-ROBOT dbaker's article
Aug 20, 2014 at 12:51
Aug 20, 2014
Playing in the Big Leagues: Carson Storch
So rad. 8th ain't bad for your first time in the big leagues.
TEAM-ROBOT RichardCunningham's article
Aug 19, 2014 at 11:56
Aug 19, 2014
33 Enduro World Series Bike Checks
And Spunk, you might just be dealing with bad tunes on those inline shocks you've ridden. I'm 185 pounds but I ride like a bag of bricks, and I need a mandatory compression tune on every shock I ever get. Most stock bikes come with a compression tune that's five or six times too light for me. If you purchased an aftermarket Float X it probably has a medium/medium compression and rebound tune, whereas a lot of complete bikes come with a light/light.
TEAM-ROBOT RichardCunningham's article
Aug 19, 2014 at 11:52
Aug 19, 2014
33 Enduro World Series Bike Checks
I'm one of the riders in the photos, Charlie Sponsel on the Blue Felt near the bottom. I like my Float X, but I never had any problems with the damper on a standard Float CTD or RP23 heating up to the point where I perceived a significant loss in damping. Those little turd shocks can put up with an amazing beating. I can't speak for air shocks from other brands because I've only ever ridden Fox, but in my experience a Fox air shock is a pretty bombproof thing. As for the EWS, I know a lot of guys switched to coils for the last round due to the damper fade you mention. I didn't, and I didn't have any noticeable problems. As for air vs. coil, the spring rate tuning you do on a modern air shock with volume reducing spacers is invaluable. You can turn a crummy bike into a great bike with a 50 cent piece of plastic. You cannot tune a bike's wheel rate the same way with a coil. The real golden age will come when we can get air shocks for trail riding with volume adjust, some sort of lockout-y thing, and REAL compression adjust knobs. And I mean from Fox or Rockshox, I wouldn't touch a Cane Creek DoubleBlowout Air with a 10 ft. pole.
TEAM-ROBOT basecampnorthwest's article
Aug 19, 2014 at 11:32
Aug 19, 2014
TEAM-ROBOT basecampnorthwest's article
Aug 19, 2014 at 11:25
Aug 19, 2014
CDC Round 3: Rainier Enduro
That was the funnest race I've been to in a long time. Great trails, great turnout, great beer, great food, great camping, great location. Trey, you're nailing the parts of race promotion that matter to me. Don't sweat the write-up too much. But maybe next time put photos of me in the write-up next time please, because I want to be famous.
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