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Nov 18, 2014 at 8:53Nov 18, 2014
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Nov 14, 2014 at 13:18Nov 14, 2014
t1000 geebeebee's article
Oct 9, 2014 at 8:17Oct 9, 2014
Interview: Manon Carpenter - 2014 DH World Champion
Well said Rob! As I was standing and watching athletes racing WC on my local hill, Mont-Ste-Anne, I saw Manon absolutely flying over my favorite section of the track. I ride this track every weekend probably since Manon learned to walk and I was absolutely amazed with her speed. Since then, I am a huge fan of Manon and other women on the WC circuit. Even though they are not as fast as the boys, they deserve just as much appreciation.
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Sep 30, 2014 at 19:41Sep 30, 2014
Steve Peat Syndicate Opens 2015 Enduro Support Program
Why did they ever wrote "one of the most experienced racers"!?! Just say it! THE most experienced racer, by far!
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Sep 30, 2014 at 7:16Sep 30, 2014
Red Bull Rampage 2014: Brandon Semenuk's 3rd Place Run
(Insert your favorite rider's name) got robbed!
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Sep 15, 2014 at 6:01Sep 15, 2014
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Sep 12, 2014 at 12:49Sep 12, 2014
Day 4 Randoms - Interbike 2014
But... her face??
t1000 dart-bikes's article
Sep 12, 2014 at 9:22Sep 12, 2014
Video: What Is Your Motivation for Riding Forward?
They seem quite mature for such young age. Keep on the good work kids! Live for your dreams, not for your work!
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Aug 29, 2014 at 18:28Aug 29, 2014
Whistler's A-Line Chainless Race
Haha! While looking at these pictures the only thing I can think of is : ''Maaan how fun is whistler!'' Not just for the riding but the overall vibe as well!
t1000 mikelevy's article
Aug 29, 2014 at 17:26Aug 29, 2014
Leatt DBX Carbon Helmet - Eurobike 2014
I know what the testing protocols are and as you say, CPSC seems like a higher standard by the numbers you just mentioned. I don't understand why you claim that there is not a lot of difference between the two.. 100G acceleration difference is massive. It could make the difference between a light concussion and severe brain damage or death. You also have to think that the standards require a level of performances for a very specific impact (For exemple, CPSC require an acceleration below 300G with a 98 Joules impact). Manufacturers sell helmets that meet this specific requirement, but you don't have a clue on how the helmet actually behave with soft, medium, hard, or huge impacts. Rigorous testing and studies has been done (with wide range of impact severity) and it showed that helmets manufacturers focus on crafting helmets that would result in an acceleration below 400G under much harder impacts than what DOT requires, rather than a lower acceleration on a typical impact. This is why they claim that their helmets exceeds certain standards. This results in hard shells that are efficient under very severe impacts, but inefficient under the average (motorbike) impact, which is way less than 100 Joules. (MTB impact is even lower than that). Some governments and standards associations are thinking reviewing testing protocols to ensure better protection especially under average impacts. It evolved a bit over the last few years because of controversy regarding this issue, but smarter protocols are to come. For us, mtn bikers, this all means that a DOT helmet is efficient for a huge impact that basically never happens in MTB, but totally inefficient for a typical MTB impact.
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