I am a completely talentless mountain biker, but always trying my best. Been scaring myself senseless in the forests for over 20 of my 28 years and recently took up racing in the West Australia downhill and enduro scene.
I enjoy photography and dabble in video editing - you can see some of my race reports and photography at www.nikolay-k.com

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karaknic RichardCunningham's article
May 2, 2016 at 21:35
May 2, 2016
Topeak Joeblow Booster - Review
Owner of a 10 year old JoeBlow, still going strong. The one gripe I have with these is if you're pumping up 2.3+ tyres the pressures are normally in the low 20s, depending on where you ride, and it's very difficult to accurately gauge those ranges which this pump is seemingly meant for - the gauge is just too small for that. Who on earth needs 160 PSI on a pump designed for big volume low pressure tyres.
karaknic redbullbike's article
Apr 29, 2016 at 6:00
Apr 29, 2016
Rachel's Winning Run - Video
The last time Warner raced at the BDS he was around 10% off the fastest time of the day. Rachel was 12% off from Bruni in Cairns. Would be pretty close if those figures are anything to go by.
karaknic vernonfelton's article
Apr 22, 2016 at 3:24
Apr 22, 2016
Are You Going Electric? - Pinkbike Poll
That's a bit like asking what do you prefer 26" or 27.5" a couple of years ago. The answer is it don't effing matter, in a few years, if you want top to mid tier equipment from the big manufacturers you WILL be buying electric, like it or not.
karaknic pinkbikeaudience's article
Apr 9, 2016 at 5:41
Apr 9, 2016
karaknic paulaston's article
Apr 8, 2016 at 23:58
Apr 8, 2016
Tire Tech - Lourdes DH World Cup 2016
Enough with the tyred puns.
karaknic EnduroWorldSeries's article
Apr 4, 2016 at 7:04
Apr 4, 2016
Dust Clouds, Huge Crowds: EWS Round 2 Cerro Catedral in One Minute - Video
@medievalbiking: Go to Google and type....well anything.
karaknic mattwragg's article
Feb 23, 2016 at 5:19
Feb 23, 2016
From the Top: Daniel Berger of DT Swiss
At least 2-3 steps before we get there (149.5, 152.7 anyone) , otherwise they'll have nothing to sell us after the first Christmas!
karaknic ChainReactionCycles's article
Feb 22, 2016 at 5:17
Feb 22, 2016
Sam Hill and Mike Jones Pre-Season Training - Video
Some Nannup and Welli Mills there, a few sec...*ahem* unpopular ones as well !
karaknic TimBigHitFSRII's video
Feb 21, 2016 at 21:02
Feb 21, 2016
I had one those those at the exact same corner, stung for days! Hurt more and for longer than a collarbone job!

karaknic hopetech's article
Jan 4, 2016 at 5:18
Jan 4, 2016
Hope Pro 4: Behind the Hubs - Video
You wouldn't need to ask that question if you've ridden a sub-par hub in UK conditions for any length of time. Hope hubs work, are easy to service, convenient with different standards and make a badass freewheel sound!
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