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   :: from mentalJul 29, 2001
Product Test: Avalanche DHS Shock Product Test: Avalanche DHS Shock
I'd venture a guess that almost everyone who rides a fully hard has blown their rear shock. I know I have more times than I would care to remember. The performance of the Fox Vanilla RC is great, but for most of the Pinkbike crew, shock life is measured in days, not years! Earlier this year a friend of mine in Boston mentioned a company that was building suspension components using motocross technology. Avalanche Suspension was a company steeped in motocross experience that specialized in custom suspension tuning and setup of motocross bikes. Craig Seekins of Avalanche felt he could build a better mousetrap using his extensive experience, and set about building shocks (both front and rear) for the mountainbike market.[Read More]

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   :: from mentalJul 24, 2001
Product Test: Arrow Racing FWT Rims and Tires Product Test: Arrow Racing FWT Rims and Tires
After hearing so many great things about 24" wheels, I decided
to give them a try myself. The 24" market is pretty slim in the
Calgary area. Doublewides seem to rule the roost here as Atomic,
Mavic, Azonic and other 24” offerings are just plain hard to find.
I have always been very happy with my D321's, but Mavic doesn't
make them in a 24" format. After much research, the 24" rims that
seemed to most closely match the combination of durability and weight
of my Mavics were the Arrow FWT's.
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   :: from AcshelleratorJul 23, 2001
Ridge Sports Downhill Short Review Ridge Sports Downhill Short Review
Whether you are into the race scene or you just like doing rippin' fast shuttles on a regular basis, face the facts chief, you need armour. The faster you go, the crazier the consequences of your wipeouts. And of course, you're not going to slow down, so what you've gotta do is pad up. Hockey gear was fine for Tippie in the Pulp Traction years, but armour has come a long way.

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