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DrSam mikekazimer's article
May 13, 2019 at 16:03
May 13, 2019
3 Pro Enduro Bike Checks - EWS Madeira 2019
@islandforlife: fair enough
DrSam mikekazimer's article
May 13, 2019 at 13:12
May 13, 2019
3 Pro Enduro Bike Checks - EWS Madeira 2019
@islandforlife: Well true but I thought that is what the bartlett is for if he needed a longer travel fork?
DrSam mikekazimer's article
May 12, 2019 at 18:18
May 12, 2019
3 Pro Enduro Bike Checks - EWS Madeira 2019
A 29er fork usually has a longer a2c then the corresponding 27.5 fork. Bomber z1 29er Axle to Crown: 537.1 (130mm), 547.1 (140mm), 557.1mm (150mm), 567.1mm (160mm), 577.1mm (170mm) 27.5 Axle to Crown: 539,1mm (150mm), 549,1mm (160mm), 559,1mm (170mm), 569,1mm (180mm) Lyrik 27.5 Axle To Crown: 542mm (150mm), 552mm (160mm), 562mm (170mm), 572mm (180mm) Yari 29 Axle To Crown: 561mm (150mm), 571mm (160mm), 581mm (170mm), 591mm (180mm) You can see that the given measurements that even a shorter travel 29er fork has a longer a2c measurement. He probably didnt want to jack up the bike too much and ruin his geo, especially if you consider that the 29er wheels will probably add to that. That's my guess anyway.
DrSam mikelevy's article
May 1, 2019 at 3:53
May 1, 2019
DrSam mikekazimer's article
Apr 28, 2019 at 1:31
Apr 28, 2019
Tech Randoms Round 2 - Maribor DH World Cup 2019
@S851: It's the servo-wave, the xtr race has none. The trail ones has it but less in-your-face like it is on the saints and xt. You can actually feel the initial notch of the servo-wave when the pads touches the rotor followed by the full-powered bite of the brakes when you pull further.
DrSam mikekazimer's article
Apr 27, 2019 at 21:31
Apr 27, 2019
Tech Randoms Round 2 - Maribor DH World Cup 2019
@ScottB-408: i second this, specifically the m985 race levers. My only one complain is that the xtr levers oxidizes to black on mine.
DrSam pinkbikeoriginals's article
Apr 12, 2019 at 3:44
Apr 12, 2019
Video: Structure Cycleworks’ Carbon Enduro Bike and Linkage Fork - Sea Otter 2019
All fine and dandy till you need to pack it up for air travel
DrSam RichardCunningham's article
Mar 5, 2019 at 1:52
Mar 5, 2019
Marin Releases the 2019 Mount Vision
I like it. It looks deliciously weird to me. I suspect without the space to mount a bottle, it would have looked slicker but I appreciate having the mount. Would love to be able to demo this.
DrSam Starlingcycles's article
Feb 20, 2019 at 3:13
Feb 20, 2019
Video: Leo Sandler Rides Starling Cycles' New Murmur 29 Factory
I know right? I somehow, like the look of skinny steel tubes with fat wheels. Since I don't have an engineering background, is that the best position for the shock mount? Looks a bit out of sort on the bike.
DrSam mikelevy's article
Feb 6, 2019 at 1:27
Feb 6, 2019
Video: Spengle's 3-Spoke Carbon Wheels
I would really like to see this, with the trust message fork on the Specialized Turbo Levo
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