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IcehawkOS pinkbikeaudience's article
Aug 23, 2017 at 16:42
Aug 23, 2017
Manon Carpenter Retires from DH Racing
Sad to see her go, she was my favorite of the current crop of riders but she is making the right decision IMO. If you can't give it 100% you are short changing sponsors and fans and exposing yourself to risk. So is she engaged to Ratboy yet? :p
IcehawkOS mikelevy's article
Apr 21, 2016 at 8:03
Apr 21, 2016
Now THAT Was a Bike: 1992 MBS Clark-Kent Fat Bike
I own a Clark-Kent F-14 frame which was built up into a pretty nice bike back in ~1998, I still have it and it rides great.
IcehawkOS RichardCunningham's article
Jan 15, 2016 at 8:37
Jan 15, 2016
Pinkbike Poll: Who Has the Right of Way - the Climber or the Descender?
I was taught climbers have RoW but typically I will pull over unless I am in a tech section as it is easier (going slower) and I know how much fun descending is when uninterrupted. I do expect the descender to be prepared to yield though. Recently at Heil Ranch in CO trail patrol descending stopped to let me know I have RoW as I was climbing - my response was "thank you but in this case it was easier for me to pull over ". So, IMO, a descender should not expect RoW but when possible, as a courtesy, it should be given. This is how it seems to work with hikers, yes they have RoW but a lot of the time they see it is easier for them to move over for a few seconds than have a rider dismount and have to restart.
IcehawkOS mikekazimer's article
Nov 24, 2015 at 21:40
Nov 24, 2015
Now THAT Was a Bike: 1993 Klein Adroit
I was going to say TPC has the actual bike I believe - it was in the front of their shop when I stopped in. SO purple!
IcehawkOS TheProsCloset's article
Nov 9, 2015 at 17:32
Nov 9, 2015
Video: The Pro's Closet Museum Series - Ned Overend
I stopped by the Pros Closet - super nice people and this was one of the bikes shown to me. I hope they do Tinker Juarez's bike soon - it's both cool and hilarious (lots of crazy ano).
IcehawkOS mattmacduff's article
Oct 31, 2015 at 21:28
Oct 31, 2015
Pinkbike Review Bazooka: Giro Jacket Shoes
When are they going to get Matt a bike to review?! Fun style and actual info in there too - how many mags would show the bottom of the shoe like that?
IcehawkOS redbullbike's article
Oct 17, 2015 at 10:48
Oct 17, 2015
Video: Race Highlights - DH World Championships Vallnord 2015
Is this available anywhere? I missed it due to work and still can't find anything online other than some POVs and highlights :(
IcehawkOS paulaston's article
Oct 7, 2015 at 10:26
Oct 7, 2015
Renthal Push-On Grip - Review
Ditto, 20+ years and my grips never slipped. Using lockons now which are nice for taking on and off though - I've definitely cut off sprayed grips before when I did not have access to a compressor to blow them off.
IcehawkOS natedh9's article
Aug 10, 2015 at 8:50
Aug 10, 2015
Photo Epic: Are You Not Entertained - World Cup DH Windham, Finals
Showing my age I guess, I couldn't remember the name of that trick :P in any case, mad props Phil!
IcehawkOS rachellefrazer's article
Aug 9, 2015 at 21:20
Aug 9, 2015
Missy Giove - Back in the Saddle
What a great WC all around - glad to see one of my early heroes getting a chance to do it again
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