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WestwardHo markusgreber's article
Jun 28, 2015 at 10:53
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Photo Epic: UCI Marathon World Championships - Selva Val Gardena, Italy
I used to race road (yeah, I know) and no one was shaving their legs for the aero advantage. There's no proof it provides any. It's mostly done for vanity and to show people you are a "serious bike rider" in the amateur ranks. There are some claims about it helping with road rash but I've had road rash with shaved and unshaved legs and didn't notice a difference. So basically it's a dumb vanity thing but mountain biking has plenty of those as well.
WestwardHo pinkbikeaudience's article
Jun 24, 2015 at 6:53
Jun 24, 2015
Ask PB: Foxy vs Mega, Fast Rolling Rear Tires, and Crank Arm Lengths
I bought some wheels that came with a 2.4 wire bead ardent out back. It was so slow I almost went to see a doctor because I thought I was having a heart condition trying to keep up with my buddies and getting exhausted pedaling to the top of everything. The grip was meh and it was so damn big it made it twice as difficult to manual. I seriously thought something was wrong with me until I switched tires. Amazing what different rubber can do.
WestwardHo newantarctica's article
Jun 17, 2015 at 11:50
Jun 17, 2015
Trans-Cascadia Enduro - Registration Now Open
@thom: yeah, I'm probably being a little harsh. I grew up in Portland and I can't help but get irrationally angry when i hear "farm to table" or "locavore" or any other number of bs buzzwords. CK does do a lot to support the local riding scene.
WestwardHo newantarctica's article
Jun 17, 2015 at 10:58
Jun 17, 2015
Trans-Cascadia Enduro - Registration Now Open
Not to mention they say the money is going towards environmental impact studies. I work in that field so I already know that the majority of it will be wasted. And "Chris King Gourmet Century Chef" makes me want to toss the overpriced, overbuilt headset on my AM bike into the trash.
WestwardHo pinkbikeaudience's article
Jun 11, 2015 at 17:12
Jun 11, 2015
Leogang DH WC Fantasy Contest - Win a RockShox BoXXer WC!
1. Gwin 2.Bruni 3. Minaar 1. Atherton 2. Carpenter 3. Ragot
WestwardHo RichardCunningham's article
Jun 11, 2015 at 9:03
Jun 11, 2015
Opinion: Numerology and the Demise of Eleven Speed
You can jury rig a 10spd clutch der to work with 9spd...
WestwardHo RichardCunningham's article
Jun 11, 2015 at 8:07
Jun 11, 2015
WestwardHo RichardCunningham's article
Jun 10, 2015 at 13:00
Jun 10, 2015
1 Question - What Product, Event or Trend has had the Greatest Effect Upon the Sport this Millennium?
I almost wish the guy from 9er had said the 29" wheel. While obvious, it would have been a better choice than IMBA. IMBA may have stood for something at one point but now they are just a big bureaucratic waste of advocacy money more committed to not offending anyone than fighting for trail access. Hell 29" wheels aren't even necessary anymore on IMBA trails since they've just become gigantic paved pump tracks with stupid giant berms and a max 6% grade.
WestwardHo cpendrel's article
Jun 9, 2015 at 12:00
Jun 9, 2015
Rider Perspective: What do you choose: Dual Suspension or Hardtail?
There's more to the world than mountain biking and yet here we are...
WestwardHo pinkbikeaudience's article
Jun 5, 2015 at 6:31
Jun 5, 2015
RockShox - UCI WC DH - Fort William Fantasy Contest
1. Aaron Gwin 2. Josh Bryceland 3. Gee Atherton 1- Emmeline Ragot 2- Rachel Atherton 3- Manon Carpenter
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