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jason-at-specialized mikelevy's article
Sep 8, 2016 at 8:09
Sep 8, 2016
Table for Four - Opinion
I'll be there and I will only eat gluten-full.
jason-at-specialized paulaston's article
Jun 21, 2016 at 12:09
Jun 21, 2016
Focus Present Jam and O1E Bikes - First Look
Imitation is the highest form...you don't see many burritos in Europe though.
jason-at-specialized mikekazimer's article
May 26, 2016 at 15:47
May 26, 2016
Trek Announces Fuel EX 27.5+
I'd be curious to survey everyone's memory - what is the earliest bike you remember that had a DT that was curved at the HT and didn't use gussets? And I don't mean Schwinn paperboy bikes.
jason-at-specialized NionixMedia's article
Jan 29, 2016 at 16:37
Jan 29, 2016
Spirit Mountain: First Lift Access Fatbike Park on the East Coast- Video
http://www.pinkbike.com/news/Snowbiking-Ski-Hill-video-2014.html
jason-at-specialized NionixMedia's article
Jan 29, 2016 at 16:34
Jan 29, 2016
Spirit Mountain: First Lift Access Fatbike Park on the East Coast- Video
This is true. It really depends on the snow conditions and temperature. Fat tires extend the range quite a bit.
jason-at-specialized NionixMedia's article
Jan 29, 2016 at 16:22
Jan 29, 2016
Spirit Mountain: First Lift Access Fatbike Park on the East Coast- Video
Kelly Canyon in Idaho has been open for bikes with lift access in the snow for at least 3 years now. Much closer if you are on the West Coast. You can even ride a non-fat bike if you like.
jason-at-specialized mikelevy's article
Apr 13, 2015 at 16:46
Apr 13, 2015
What's Up With Aaron Gwin's Bike?
Yes, you have to disconnect the brake line at the lever, and push it through from the back. There is also an option to run it externally if you don't want to do that, or you are in a hurry.
jason-at-specialized mikelevy's article
Apr 13, 2015 at 16:45
Apr 13, 2015
What's Up With Aaron Gwin's Bike?
Yes, I am referring to the foam or rubber bumper that rides underneath the coil spring and on the shaft. Coil springs usually are more plush and have less seal friction and Air springs are significantly lighter. Pros and Cons to both. Looks like Fox may have found a sweet balance in the middle.
jason-at-specialized mikelevy's article
Apr 13, 2015 at 13:04
Apr 13, 2015
What's Up With Aaron Gwin's Bike?
You can tune an air shock to be more or less progressive with air spring volume. Remember that coil springs are also progressive if you factor in the bottom out bumper. The CNC link is more progressive, yes. Honestly do not know where the final tune on that air shock landed.
jason-at-specialized mikelevy's article
Apr 13, 2015 at 9:34
Apr 13, 2015
What's Up With Aaron Gwin's Bike?
Without any direct experience with your set-up, I can't really offer a specific answer. In general, carbon wheels are stiffer laterally which provides a different feel. Also, carbon wheels have a lower inertia than heavier alloy wheels, and this can feel more harsh to some people over a heavier wheel that holds momentum better. Your results may vary.
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