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Fix-the-Spade brianpark's article
May 21, 2019 at 0:12
10 hours
8 Bikes from Red Bull Pump Track Leavenworth 2019
@nojzilla: maybe it's an omen of things to come.
Fix-the-Spade mikekazimer's article
May 17, 2019 at 15:29
May 17, 2019
Pinkbike Poll: What Would You Upgrade On Your Current Mountain Bike?
Easy enough, I've been on the same bike for 7(!!) years now and I've got it just how I like it. It keeps seeing off the competition at demo days, a new bike won't make me any less crap. Not buying a new bike also freed up a shed load of money for lift days and trips, which is nice.
Fix-the-Spade pinkbikeaudience's article
May 10, 2019 at 16:43
May 10, 2019
Video: French Mountain Biker Goes Viral After Almost Crashing into A Group of Students
Hopefully not, it would really suck for some random guy to get an assault conviction over a rider being a nob.
Fix-the-Spade davidarthur's article
May 6, 2019 at 14:23
May 6, 2019
Review: 2019 Swarf Contour 29 - A Hard-Charging Short Travel Fully
@hamncheez: Short answer is yes. Longer answer is yes, but to get the same degree of flex will require large areas with very thin layup, which is just asking to get a hole punched through it in a crash. Road bikes use that kind of construction a lot, but MTB frames tend to be overbuilt to survive the inevitable trips across the rocks. Trek's Isospeed hardtails with the pivot at the seatsay/seatube junction are the only carbon MTB's I can think of that really exploit that kind of layup.
Fix-the-Spade davidarthur's article
May 6, 2019 at 14:20
May 6, 2019
Review: 2019 Swarf Contour 29 - A Hard-Charging Short Travel Fully
@Kramz: They're called Giant and Merida, there's a good chance you've ridden a frame built by one of those two in your life, even if it didn't have their name on the head tube.
Fix-the-Spade jamessmurthwaite's article
May 4, 2019 at 14:40
May 4, 2019
Randoms - Bespoked Show 2019
@bonfire: An electronic Di2 type shifter for Pinion would be great, maybe one of the only places I would want to see electric shifting.
Fix-the-Spade jamessmurthwaite's article
May 4, 2019 at 14:39
May 4, 2019
Randoms - Bespoked Show 2019
@Gackt: Pinion's are really good for some things, but they have two major drawbacks. The first is the drag, they do have it and it is noticable, it more or less goes away after you have put a couple of thousand kilometres into one, but it never goes completely and you have to put up with it for a couple years worth of riding for most people. The second is the weight, they are still heavy. The shifter is fine, Gripshift is not as good as triggers and the set up is fidly (over and under the brake lever) but it's fine. Pinions are popular with tourers and bikepackers because they're so reliable, but MTB will always be a harder sell.
Fix-the-Spade mikelevy's article
Apr 25, 2019 at 14:24
Apr 25, 2019
A Closer Look at Cannondale's Wild 2-Shock DH Bike - Maribor World Cup DH 2019
Welcome back mental Cannondale race bikes, we missed you.
Fix-the-Spade mikekazimer's article
Apr 21, 2019 at 6:51
Apr 21, 2019
Starling Cycles' Prototype is a Steel High-Pivot 29er With 5 Speeds
@nojzilla: By the book definition of mountain the UK's got 120 of them, which explains all the mountain biking we do.
Fix-the-Spade mikelevy's article
Apr 14, 2019 at 12:43
Apr 14, 2019
OneUp's New Components and Titanium from Ibis and RSD - Sea Otter 2019
@oldtech: Mine is stone etched all over, it says KTCHCHKHCKCKHCHCKHHCKKHHCH.
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