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Zalgorithm mikelevy's article
Aug 7, 2014 at 4:38
Aug 7, 2014
Ryno Power Electrolytes - Review
Hey Mike, thanks for this. I will inevitably get massive cramps in my quads if I ride all day or several hilly hours later. I don't get them all time, but when they strike, it's game over. No matter how much I eat (it's all good and healthy stuff) and drink, these can still strike. And I hate it. I will definitely give these a shot.
Zalgorithm mikekazimer's article
Jul 25, 2014 at 4:28
Jul 25, 2014
Spotted: Jared Graves' Yeti SB6c Prototype
Canfield doesn't make The One anymore. They reintroduced the Balance as a more AM style bike. Check it out.
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Jul 2, 2014 at 5:52
Jul 2, 2014
Selling
Jun 26, 2014 at 5:37
Jun 26, 2014

RS Totem coil RC2

$300 USD
I have a 2010 RS Totem RC2 coil 180mm tapered fork for sale. It has been sitting for a bit and I have no reason to keep it. It has fresh seals and oil and minimal scratches on the lowers but nothing on the stanchions. Also a scratch on the outside left part of the crown which can be seen in the pictures. The Totem came off my Morewood and it has more use, but still very good shape. Totem steerer is 7-1/4" Totem- $325

Selling
Jun 25, 2014 at 14:27
Jun 25, 2014

Morewood Kalula, Medium

$2600 USD
I'm considering selling my Kalula and I could use the money as I'm in the market for a new car. I'm not in a rush to sell this and as much as I want a DH bike, trades are out of the question. Specs are: 2010 Morewood Kalula, Medium. All new bearings. 2012 Fox Float 180, RC2, Kashima, just serviced 2013 CCDB Air, just serviced by Suspension Experts in NC. 2013 Saint brakes and Ice-Tech rotors, 203mm F & R Industry 9 hubs laced to Mavic 823 hoops. New bearings all around and soon to be new freehub body Race Face atlas cranks with 36 tooth Renthal Ring E13 LG1 guide Shimano Ultegra 12-25 Cassette Shimano Zee 10-spd derailleur, new and works with 9-spd SRAM shifters. Renthal Bars, 38mm rise, 780mm width Straitline 50mm stem. Woodman post Front tire, Maxxis Ardent, 2.6 very good shape. Rear tire Maxxis HR-2, 2.4 decent shape. I have a new Continental Der Kaiser 2.4 which I will likely put on the front. Fizik Arione saddle. I have others if you'd like something else. New chain and shifter cable. No pedals. You pay for shipping.

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Jun 25, 2014 at 14:04
Jun 25, 2014
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Zalgorithm RichardCunningham's article
Jun 4, 2014 at 5:37
Jun 4, 2014
Niner WFO-9: Review
The top tubes usually aren't, and I do think it strange they went with a shorter TT on the second iteration of the WFO. Feels good for me, but if you want/need a longer TT maybe ride a size up. Unless you need something longer than 24.4", then buy something else I guess. I'm in MA too. The bike is unbelievably capable and I'm really trying to push the bike and myself. I've been having a blast on it- does everything I've asked it to. I started 10psi over my weight as it felt soft and kept adding more pressure. Still doesn't feel super stiff. Unlike my Float 180. Sigh. Kashima coat marketing and all. It's no good. Rock shox has introduced the Pike in DJ form, but what they need to do is introduce it in a 180mm travel single crown to replace the Totem. And do it yesterday.
Zalgorithm RichardCunningham's article
Jun 3, 2014 at 13:23
Jun 3, 2014
Niner WFO-9: Review
Interesting, but they tested a medium and look at the stem in the pictures above. Doesn't look like a 90mm stem to me. Also, why spec a 90mm stem with 780mm wide bars on a very aggressive 29er? Wouldn't the resulting steering be slow and awkward and not act as this bike is intended?
Zalgorithm RichardCunningham's article
Jun 3, 2014 at 8:10
Jun 3, 2014
Niner WFO-9: Review
If you can, demo one. I bought one and love it.
Zalgorithm RichardCunningham's article
Jun 3, 2014 at 6:07
Jun 3, 2014
Niner WFO-9: Review
I was in the market for a new trail/AM bike and I ended up with a WFO. So far it's been an absolutely brilliant bike. I did add a dropper post, swapped out the Avid brakes for Shimano XT's, added a blackspire taco bash, and tossed the grips after 2 runs at Highland for some Renthal lock-ons. For trail only, I think some may like the grips, but when you point it downhill, those chunky grips are horrible. For some reason the WFO I bought, came with a 90mm stem. I'm guessing they just threw it on as it left the factory, but now I've got a 40mm Chromag installed. I have a medium as well and agree that the reach/cockpit may feel short, but I don't have long arms or broad shoulders so it feels good for me. I left the bars uncut at 780, but I've been debating cutting 10mm off each end. The front is tall with the Pike 160 so I have only 1 spacer under the stem and lowering the fork for long climbs definitely helps. I also run quite a bit more air than the fork recommends for my weight (around 175#) at about 140 psi. I've got it set up for the harshest landing, but it still feels incredibly plush. I've also realized that the 2012 Fox Float 180 on my Kalula is nowhere near as good. Not even close. Berms are a little different on a 29er and this bike is no exception. I've only had it for 2 months now and it's a learning curve to really get it through berms at speed. I'm getting better, but you have to force it a little more. Get lazy and it'll bite you. Overall, I jump, drop, send and pedal this thing everywhere. It's very playful, FAST, and very rewarding. I wasn't considering a 29er for an AM bike, but I'm glad I went with this. If you get a chance to ride/demo one of these, don't hesitate.
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