bluechair84

Check out my ramblings over at OneLooseCrank.Blogspot.com - It came second in the 2007 awards for 'Best blogs featuring the words Oose and Ran in the title'

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bluechair84 ollyforster's article
Jul 12, 2016 at 7:09
Jul 12, 2016
Renthal Traction Lock-On Grips - Review
Yeah, he does tend to waffle on doesn't he...
bluechair84 mikekazimer's article
Jul 5, 2016 at 7:32
Jul 5, 2016
5 Cross-Country Speed Machines - XC World Championships
@bkm303: I gots my 36 up front! But it seems to be broken. It only spins when I'm pointing downhill... Must look into that...
bluechair84 RichardCunningham's article
Jun 26, 2016 at 4:49
Jun 26, 2016
Pinkbike Poll: Can Today's Mid-Travel Trail Bike Be Significantly Improved?
@mikeyb76: MTBs will have gotten better when we can rephrase the old mantra to "strong, light, cheap; pick four"
bluechair84 RichardCunningham's article
Jun 22, 2016 at 1:41
Jun 22, 2016
Magura Vyron Wireless Dropper Post - First Ride
No matter what you do though, there is electricity controlling your locomotion in the system between your brain and your muscles. A bike is just a step backwards in what biology learnt a long time ago - controlling things mechanically is inefficient. To feel 'fully connected to your bike', you'd best get ready to plug the gears and brakes directly into your brain so electricity can do its thing! I love bikes because of their mechanics, I can see it and understand it and repair it. Even design it. But I'd actually like to be able to code my bike as well because the bike then is a closer representation of what we are as people; bio-electro-mechanical.
bluechair84 stemtee's article
Jun 10, 2016 at 4:07
Jun 10, 2016
Stemtee-Nukeproof's Custom DH Shock
where there's money to be made, you can be damn sure companies will renege on prior comments... says the cynic in me.
bluechair84 stemtee's article
Jun 10, 2016 at 4:05
Jun 10, 2016
Stemtee-Nukeproof's Custom DH Shock
I did read somewhere on here a while ago that CC were working on a remote lever for the CS. Still hoping for word on that front...
bluechair84 stemtee's article
Jun 10, 2016 at 4:03
Jun 10, 2016
Stemtee-Nukeproof's Custom DH Shock
For the love of God it better come with a blow-off valve! The number of times I've gotten myself into a sticky situation over mouse droppings on a Sunday tootle... let alone Fort Bill WC!
bluechair84 mikelevy's article
May 31, 2016 at 10:39
May 31, 2016
5 Questions I Want Answered - Opinion
@jerrytek: I'm currently working on a concept frame that is 150/180 adjustable, but to get the most of the adjustment you need different components. I'm working on getting a working prototype this Summer to test the theories. Fingers crossed it's not unattainable!
bluechair84 mikelevy's article
May 31, 2016 at 8:05
May 31, 2016
5 Questions I Want Answered - Opinion
@pigit77: To a certain extent, it already exists. There are a couple of frames that are 26/27.5 compatible such as by Banshee. Any frame with a 1.5 headset will run any fork or geometry adjust. Bikes like the Intense Socom have interchangeable axle mounts for different standards and adjustable travel shock mounts have been around for donkeys years. I just don't know a single bike that allows all of this on one frame. I reckon the previous generation Scott Voltage probably ticks many of the boxes though.
bluechair84 mattwragg's article
May 17, 2016 at 7:32
May 17, 2016
Inside Northwave Shoes
This article will clearly go to heaven... (Bringing out the oldies!)
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