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t1000 zachyoungberg's photo
Sep 15, 2014 at 6:01
Sep 15, 2014
Pretty sure the neg proppers knew it was a joke... they just didn't find it funny.. But I found it hilarious! +1!

t1000 theastonator's article
Sep 12, 2014 at 12:49
Sep 12, 2014
Day 4 Randoms - Interbike 2014
But... her face??
t1000 dart-bikes's article
Sep 12, 2014 at 9:22
Sep 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!
Aug 29, 2014 at 18:28
Aug 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 17:26
Aug 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.
t1000 mikelevy's article
Aug 27, 2014 at 15:35
Aug 27, 2014
Leatt DBX Carbon Helmet - Eurobike 2014
I'm sorry tuumbaq but it's absolutely true that motorbike helmets are not as safe than mtb helmet.. for mtb purpose. I've had a few concussions in the past so I am now very concerned by the subject. I've read many articles, studies and opinions about this. I am a mechanical engineer I have a very good understanding of movements, impacts, damping and so on.. and there is now absolutely no doubt in my mind that motorbikes helmet are bad idea for mtb. To make long story short, motorbikes helmet need much harder shells in case of these 100kph + crashes (This is required by the law, via DOT standards)... which doesn't occur in mtb.. even for the fastest world cup athletes. A helmet is a shock absorber, you need proper stiffness for the purpose it is intended to.. Think of your shock on you bike... If shock is too stiff.. not going to absorb bumps properly, if shock too soft, going to bottom out. That's the same story with your helmet.
t1000 MSA-World-Cup's article
Jul 18, 2014 at 18:41
Jul 18, 2014
Video: MSA World Cup Will Be An Epic Rendez-Vous
Apparently there was too much damage from winter to be fixed.. the wole middle section is closed for the season. You have to go on La Chômeuse instead, or L'inuk.
t1000 pinkbikeaudience's article
Jun 19, 2014 at 18:20
Jun 19, 2014
New Pinkbike Apparel In Stock Now
The point is that BC is on the west coast.. I was just wondering if Pinkbike had Eastern roots Cool looking hat anyway
t1000 pinkbikeaudience's article
Jun 19, 2014 at 14:55
Jun 19, 2014
New Pinkbike Apparel In Stock Now
Pinkbike EST 1998 ?!?!? I tought Pinkbike were based in Vancouver....
t1000 LittleTrace13's article
Jan 29, 2014 at 12:46
Jan 29, 2014
Hannah Report: Queenstown Training
Tracey.... I love you Tracey.. Not going to say anything inappropriate like many others but I love you
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