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alexsin RichardCunningham's article
Dec 18, 2014 at 7:41
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WTB Vigilante Team Issue 27.5 Tire - Review
I have the AM/TCS version of these for my 29er. They're the biggest tires I've ever owned. The volume is so high that I couldn't fit one in the back of my Enduro and the front one is so tall that it changed my geometry. It's that huge. It's turned my bike into a 29+, which I'm actually not crazy about. If I was running a hardtail the extra volume might be nice but on a 6" 29er it feels unnecessary. Tread and grip has been pretty good but not good enough to overcome the squirminess of that giant carcass.
alexsin anthill's article
Dec 11, 2014 at 7:43
Dec 11, 2014
The Steps to Adventure
Don't let this mislead you. The bike park is the only place to want to be. Right where I can see you.
alexsin lindapaluc's article
Dec 1, 2014 at 14:54
Dec 1, 2014
Video: A Girl and Her Bike are a Wonderful Thing - Part 3
I never understood that argument. If a person needs more strength and power then go and train for it. This is a sport that's as much about finesse as it is power and direct aggression; letting go of the brakes and charging corners isn't something you need a lot of meat to do. I don't see why a woman shouldn't do equally well? Troy Brosnan is 5'6" 132lbs.
alexsin mikekazimer's article
Dec 1, 2014 at 8:41
Dec 1, 2014
Transition Scout 1 - Review
"The industry needs some new designs similar to the Norco Truax, 180 mm with great climbing capabilities." - Really? You should look around a little. We are surrounded by amazing bikes in the 160-170mm range that are amazing climbers that absolutely kill anything from the Truax's generation/category going downhill. Just because it has 10mm more travel doesn't mean it's a better descender. Modern geometry and big wheels.
alexsin devonbalet's article
Nov 28, 2014 at 12:15
Nov 28, 2014
A West Texas Winter
I would think that most trails are rough when you're on a rigid singlespeed.
alexsin peakleaders's article
Nov 19, 2014 at 15:38
Nov 19, 2014
Peak Leaders: Top 5 Whistler Trails
These are some of my favourites. But really I would prefer if you keep people corraled in the bike park where I can see them :)
alexsin mikelevy's article
Nov 17, 2014 at 13:32
Nov 17, 2014
Ibis Mojo HD3 - Review
Though the XL in this bike is big for them, Ibis typically isn't building bikes for tall people. Don't lose any sleep over it. Go buy a Specialized Enduro, tall guy approved.
alexsin brenthillier's article
Nov 14, 2014 at 13:40
Nov 14, 2014
Trailforks Trail of the Month: Zen
I'm thinking specifically of the trail in the video.
alexsin brenthillier's article
Nov 14, 2014 at 11:47
Nov 14, 2014
Trailforks Trail of the Month: Zen
Peoples' definition of technical varies greatly. I've ridden in St George. It's beautiful and super fun. The trails are awesome and well-maintained. But technical they are not (by B.C. standards).
alexsin marymoncorge's article
Nov 14, 2014 at 8:02
Nov 14, 2014
RRP Enduroguard - Review
Does that fork still have its price tag sticker on?
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