Adam142

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Adam142 mattwragg's article
Aug 2, 2015 at 1:56
Aug 2, 2015
Tragedy At Enduro World Series - Race Cancelled
So sad to read this. Condolences to family, friends, emergency workers and anyone that is impacted. Ride in peace on never ending flowing single trail heaven... May the trails rise up to meet your tires forever more... Take it easy and get home safe everyone...
Adam142 mikelevy's article
May 28, 2015 at 19:36
May 28, 2015
EWS Tech - Enduro World Series, Round 2 - Wicklow
I've owned Yeti 575 alloy & carbon, SB66 alloy and SB66 carbon. I'm 109kg + kit. Had a problem with the alloy swing arm but it was promptly replaced and all good... Just cause it's a MTB, does not make it indestructible... That's what warranty is for. I think just about all bikes have their issues - and people with problems tend to complain more than people with out problems... But then again, if a problem robs you of happy times riding, it's understandable we want to piss & moan about it... Happy trails all!
Adam142 neubiker's article
Apr 5, 2015 at 0:59
Apr 5, 2015
Video: One Year, One Trail - The Building of Loam Line
Beautiful trail and great work on the drone!!
Adam142 yeticycles's article
Mar 31, 2015 at 21:10
Mar 31, 2015
Rider Perspective: Down But Not Out - Jared Graves
Awesome read - thanks for taking the time to type this up. Looking forward to watching you defend your title!!!
Adam142 SramMedia's article
Mar 31, 2015 at 0:43
Mar 31, 2015
Steps to the Top: Brandon Semenuk - Video
Awesome peice. Must have been really tough for him to make such a wise decision after travelling so far to NZ with so much pressure to perform from fans and sponsors. Concussion is NOT trivial and he should not have been allowed to drop in again. brain damage lasts a life time. Great call Brandon - recover well.
Adam142 eivomedia's article
Feb 26, 2015 at 20:57
Feb 26, 2015
Video: Giant 2W Enduro - Rotorua's Crankworx Preview
Plenty of roots that open up a knee or elbow. I didn't think I needed pads until I had one of those stupid, slow front wheel washouts on a steep trail. Fell off and my forearm was opened up from wrist to elbow and packed full of dirt & gravel. 2 staph infections, 2 operations, blood clots and a week in hospital has convinced me that pads every ride is worth it.
Adam142 mikelevy's article
Feb 25, 2015 at 23:01
Feb 25, 2015
Opinion: Memorable Rides
Awesome story. Thank Levy
Feb 5, 2015 at 0:46
Feb 5, 2015
Adam142 WoodwardMTB's article
Feb 4, 2015 at 19:16
Feb 4, 2015
Video: 10 Year Old Jackson Goldstone Jumps Mega Ramp
Jackson, dude, awesome riding and your attitude is fantastic. Your parents are awesome too. So happy to see you wearing lots of protection- I'm laying in hospital now and it sucks!!! Keeps shredding man!! Love watching you ride with your Dad!
Adam142 pinkbikeaudience's article
Jan 6, 2015 at 6:06
Jan 6, 2015
Ask Pinkbike: 1x11 Options, Fork Bumper Placement, and Scott Gambler vs. Voltage
I've been running a 32t Blackspire NW chainring on my XT crank with 11-36 cassette and just added the oneUp 42t on my sb66c. It's great for 90% of stuff I ride but I think I'll go back to 2x10 to have the broader range, esp on longer rides over 40km. I've got XT 2x10 on my 29er HT and it's perfect for me. I'm 6'4 110kg Clydesdale so that's relevant. I think if I were sub 90kg, 1x10 would be good for all but the steepest climbs - and all my riding mates are still running 3x10 anyway... Guess I should cut back on the pizza...
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