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clarky78 pinkbikeaudience's article
May 27, 2016 at 11:46
May 27, 2016
UCI Announces Athlete Quotas for Olympics
Because XC is so dull and people in the UK want to go downhill! And they are very good at it. So why not.
clarky78 vernonfelton's article
May 27, 2016 at 5:12
May 27, 2016
Pivot Switchblade - First Look
Want, wanot, want, f'ING want!... Can't afford.. S#@t!
clarky78 mattwragg's article
May 24, 2016 at 4:34
May 24, 2016
From the Top: Michael Prell of Cube Bikes
How do they force you to buy new stuff and upgrade? Constantly? Do they come to your house and kidnap your family till you upgrade? The only thing that 'forces' us to upgrade is the upgrade bug that is part of human nature. He said you can ride a 20 year old bike and still enjoy the sport. I'm pretty sure most trails people ride today are mostly unchanged (natural ones) in 20 years so why are you forced to upgrade? Because you want to. Nothing is phased out. Hell you can still buy square taper bottom brackets so if you want to stick with what you got your safe. I thought he was genuine and honest. A rare trait amongst the other people who ARE trying to convince you that last year's thing is no good anymore.
clarky78 mikekazimer's article
May 22, 2016 at 3:27
May 22, 2016
Now THAT Was a Bike - 2000 Trek Fuel
THAT was a bike alright. A crappy ugly one! This is no classic.
clarky78 fraserbritton's article
May 22, 2016 at 3:26
May 22, 2016
People of Whistler Bike Park - Opening Day Edition
I'm always baffled with these photo epic things as to how people afford all these expensive bikes, equipment and still can afford to go to whistler! I gave up dreaming long ago about owning bikes like these and going on trips to whistler, don't understand how it's possible. 25 years mountain biking and the only biking I have done outside my home is 1 day at Mammoth Mountain on a normal holiday. My life sucks! Whine over..
clarky78 Chamakazi's article
Apr 21, 2016 at 12:51
Apr 21, 2016
clarky78 vernonfelton's article
Apr 18, 2016 at 13:56
Apr 18, 2016
I Say "E-bike", You Say... - Sea Otter 2016
Yet another idiot that thinks e-bikes have throttle and not pedals. You just wasted a lot of time writing that when you instantly pointed out you have no idea what your on about. Your thinking of motorbikes. FFS, these bikes stand no chance with people who rant on about things they don't even understand.
clarky78 vernonfelton's article
Apr 18, 2016 at 11:48
Apr 18, 2016
I Say "E-bike", You Say... - Sea Otter 2016
@nicolai12: Nikolai12. Your truly comparing an e-bike with a moto.. you really think you can lay down roost in a berm or chew up a trail uphill?! Haha. .as with most keyboard junkies here, clearly haven't ridden one or have any idea what they are capable (or incapable) of.
clarky78 vernonfelton's article
Apr 18, 2016 at 11:46
Apr 18, 2016
I Say "E-bike", You Say... - Sea Otter 2016
I agree with D-man. To many closed minded people on here... not that that's surprising. Same people who probably moaned about 15mm axles and dropper posts and 29ers and disc brakes..
clarky78 vernonfelton's article
Apr 18, 2016 at 11:44
Apr 18, 2016
I Say "E-bike", You Say... - Sea Otter 2016
So many closed minded fools here. An e-bike is not a motor bike. You cannot just sit there and twist a throttle. Also, I think I'm safe to say that a powerful pro rider can produce as much power as one. And go faster than most e-bikes too.. people saying ride them with the moto's are dumb, you really think a moto rider wants a bicycle doing 20kph going round a track where they are doing 100 kph? Yeah, that sounds safe! I have ridden e-bikes, I'm not some uneducated fool who just thinks he knows what they are. Like the last guy said, it's like Tivo, it helps you just speed up the dull bits to enjoy the rest. Whilst PEDALLING!. Because I think it's clear most people think e-bikes are just mini-motos or something that just require no rider input. And, what happens when the battery dies? You have 25kg mtb. That will make you fit. And, get this, it's surprising I'm sure you'll, agree, you can't turn them off!!! Imagine that! You can actually ride under human power too! Whatever next! Get off your high horses ass holes. I'm in my 25th year of mountain biking, longer than many on here have been alive, and I say they are fine if that what you want to do. I have made it up climbs I have never made on other bikes, even on a bike way too small for me. And I find it much more fun to maintain spend ththan pedal endlessly whilst tired. I don't own one, but I would. Probably a fat bike e-bike because I find fat bikes need some assistance when used for there intended purpose anyway.
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