2bigwheels

I'm not an engineer, I'm just an idiot with a somewhat educated opinion that quickly deteriorates to ignorance.

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2bigwheels davetrumpore's article
Apr 21, 2018 at 17:16
Apr 21, 2018
Qualifying Photo Gallery- Lošinj DH World Cup 2018
@Prh: well lets be fucking real... Which do you think is a better bike? Lol a goofed single pivot led sled or a multilink carbon super bike? Lol
2bigwheels mikekazimer's article
Apr 20, 2018 at 14:21
Apr 20, 2018
Where's the Shock? Bold Cycles' Unplugged Prototype - Sea Otter 2018
@pacificnorthwet: ah yes so there are sag gradients on the frame. Makes sense they would have thought about this. Couldn't see so figured I'd ask. My other question is, does this design only work with the trunion super deluxe? The new fox DPX2 shocks have their compression and rebound dials on the sides and I'm interested to know if you could reach them.
2bigwheels pinkbikeaudience's article
Apr 19, 2018 at 22:32
Apr 19, 2018
Wyn TV Track Walk - Lošinj DH World Cup 2018
I could see a Gee come back this year.
2bigwheels danielsapp's article
Apr 19, 2018 at 10:41
Apr 19, 2018
Scott's New DH Prototype Looks Closer To Production - Lošinj DH World Cup 2018
Olivier Bossard Was instrumental in suspension development with the SUNN racing team back in the day and he has some hella strong beliefs about bikes being a sum of all parts and that just because you have fancy shocks doesn't mean your bike is gonna be all that much faster.... he even has talked about spoke tension between bike designs could have huge effects on the bike as a whole. Makes me wonder if that with SCOTT teaming up with BOSS Mr. Bossard had some input about the old rear suspension design found on the gambler and him not being a huge fan of how it was performing and drove SCOTT to try going to a more conventional Horst Link design that gave them maybe even just more normal characteristics or something.
2bigwheels mikekazimer's article
Apr 19, 2018 at 10:30
Apr 19, 2018
Maxxis' New Assegai DH Tire - First Ride
So yesterday I posted about this word meaning some kind of spear... well it turns out it's also a type of tree found in South Africa.... And well we all know of a pretty tall dude living in South Africa who rides bikes... Dammit, the name for this tire actually kinda makes sense now.... not as fun to shit on it anymore.... Just kidding... Ass gay tree.... Still funny
2bigwheels rossbellphoto's article
Apr 18, 2018 at 19:55
Apr 18, 2018
Tech Randoms - Lošinj DH World Cup 2018
@heavyp: that word does have a meaning... It just Has nothing to do with traction or speed or fucking anything else to do with bike tires... "An assegai or assagai (Latin hasta, cf Arabic az-zaġāyah, Berber zaġāya "spear", Old French azagaie, Spanish azagaya, Italian zagaglia, Chaucer lancegay) is a pole weapon used for throwing, usually a light spear or javelin made of wood and pointed with iron or fire-hardened tip." Theres gotta be a better name they could have picked... Lol
2bigwheels mikekazimer's article
Apr 18, 2018 at 19:46
Apr 18, 2018
2bigwheels mikekazimer's article
Apr 18, 2018 at 12:08
Apr 18, 2018
Kona's New Operator Can Fit 29 or 27.5 Inch Wheels - Lošinj DH World Cup 2018
That rocker link looks like it sat in the sun a little to long.... Kinda surprised they went with making the rocker out of Carbon while working on ideal wheel sizes and what not for the race season...milling maybe a couple slightly different rockers to be able to adjust suspension characteristics as the 29er will feel and perform differently than a 27.5 wheel size.... But I'm more of a couch engineer than anything else... lol
Apr 17, 2018 at 10:03
Apr 17, 2018
2bigwheels davidarthur's article
Apr 17, 2018 at 6:51
Apr 17, 2018
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