Video: CathroVision Picks Apart the Woods in Leogang

Jun 11, 2019
by Ben Cathro  

I couldn't find an angle to ghost the upper woods so I returned to do a classic side by side... among other things.

Watch the 2019 Mercedes-Benz UCI Mountain Bike World free of charge, live and on demand, at redbull.tv/uci. And get the latest on everything bike-related at the Red Bull Bike Channel: redbull.tv/bike.


MENTIONS: @ben-cathro



21 Comments

  • + 33
 Denim Destroyer. This guy fucks.
  • + 6
 Russ Hanneman approved
  • + 14
 God damnit that hat is back,please no. Somebody get this man a hat sponsor
  • + 5
 it's obviously a meme by now
  • + 1
 Well done mr. Cathro! I really enjoy these videos. Have any teams approached you about doing line analysis for them?
  • + 2
 so good. Cathro rocks...interesting stuff !
  • + 1
 Boooo Shimano, Boooooo. Get that man a brake lever.
  • + 1
 Have you considered using a Drone in open areas for line choice viewing?
  • + 1
 Stuart the answer is yes they should keep the chain.
  • + 3
 I ride the same chain for a couple of years and hardly ever snap one.........the fact I don't race is irrelevant....probably
  • + 6
 I feel the answer is "make stronger chains". Considering how catastrophic chain-snappage is I would think a few extra grams would be an acceptable price to pay to stop it ever happening.
  • + 4
 Can anyone tell me why they don't run 8spd setups with the fatter chains? I know they're heavier and 'outdated' but really?
  • - 1
 @sourmix: Manufacturers do not want too make chains last longer as would sell less, why do you think sealed drives do not really exist?
  • + 0
 @Preachey: If chains last longer, they will sell less!
  • + 3
 @aljoburr: Or just make a stronger chain just for your racers.
  • + 0
 @aljoburr: I don't think anyone is getting rich off planned obsolescence of chains.
  • + 1
 @nug12182: Racers only use lowest gear out the gate, that is where they snap them, so may be just tell riders not too try so hard too get up to speed, but since most DH riders only use 7 or less gears could easily use 8 speed chains but use 10 speed chain with 7 gears
  • + 2
 @vapidoscar: What about Apple i phones that slow down every time a new model comes out?
  • + 2
 @aljoburr: Doesn't seem like a fair comparison. Samsung can't make a faster iphone. KMC can make a stronger chain.
  • + 0
 I guess it ruins the narrative that more gears are better...
  • + 1
 Downhill bikes not needing as many gears as XC or trail bikes?

Post a Comment



Copyright © 2000 - 2019. Pinkbike.com. All rights reserved.
dv56 0.031039
Mobile Version of Website