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Helmchentuned mikekazimer's article
Jul 27, 2023 at 7:11
Jul 27, 2023
First Ride: 2024 RockShox SID Ultimate Fork
Who cares about bushing play as long as spare parts are available? Oh yeah, right. There are non. Your expensive rock shox fork is a throw away item once they are worn and you are out of warranty.
Helmchentuned Mandownmedia's article
Jun 13, 2023 at 1:54
Jun 13, 2023
Bike Check: Milan Vader's Cervelo ZFS-5 Short Track Bike
A simple triangle shape would have been lighter but propably would not have gotten as many photographs.
Helmchentuned TEBP's article
Jun 1, 2023 at 2:24
Jun 1, 2023
HQ Tour: Suspension Tech International's NZ-Made Coil Shock
@Dougal-SC: Yeah, unfortunately. You won´t find hydraulic topout either and thats a shame.
Helmchentuned TEBP's article
May 31, 2023 at 12:06
May 31, 2023
HQ Tour: Suspension Tech International's NZ-Made Coil Shock
Yep, strong Storia-Vibes with everything about the reservoir bridge and adjusters, however: different shim ID, different piston diameter, different shaft diameter. So the internals are propably completely different and from their own design.
Helmchentuned mattbeer's article
May 31, 2023 at 12:03
May 31, 2023
Formula Releases MOD DH Coil Shock
@ElDebarge: Some photoshopped BS that implies to contain information but doesn´t.
Helmchentuned mattbeer's article
May 31, 2023 at 3:37
May 31, 2023
Formula Releases MOD DH Coil Shock
@vinay: One is shaft velocity, one is force. However this is a marketing graph and very misleading. One could argue that it is useless shit to appear "technical" by also being complete BS. (normally those graphes are made up by pushing the shock through different shaft velocities with acceleration and deceleration forces clearly visible. What they did is a "peak velocity pickoff" value from different shaft speeds and pushed a graph through it, then photoshopped the fuck out of it.)
Helmchentuned seb-stott's article
Apr 13, 2023 at 11:44
Apr 13, 2023
Head to Head Review: 2023 RockShox Zeb vs Fox 38
same with fox, had to burnish tons of forks out of the box. However, at least you get replacement bushings from fox. The ZEB ist basically a throw away item with extended use and worn bushings.
Helmchentuned seb-stott's article
Feb 8, 2023 at 1:33
Feb 8, 2023
First Look: Cube's 2023 Lineup
@lkubica: That Öhlins will sort you out perfectly, if you can find someone who gives it a nice tune. Out of the factory they are often vastly overdamped.
Helmchentuned edspratt's article
Jan 22, 2023 at 2:44
Jan 22, 2023
Video: Rob Warner's 1995 Race Against a Rally Car
The "long travel" and "downhill" definition back then. But other than the crap suspension, just think about those tires. You wouldn´t fit them to the bike of your worst enemy.
Helmchentuned mikekazimer's article
Oct 4, 2022 at 11:00
Oct 4, 2022
First Look: Ibis Oso - Not Just an Electric Ripmo
A bearing killing leverage ration seems to be the main motivation behind this frames design... Or some stupid designer wrecked havoc with his colorful pens and some poor engineer was tasked with making the monstrosity work. The endresult, anyway, is not convincing.
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