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Jun 11, 2019 at 4:12
Jun 11, 2019
Kainerm GTBicycles's article
Jun 10, 2019 at 12:41
Jun 10, 2019
Video: WynTV, Finals - Leogang DH World Cup 2019
Why the heck is Wyns GoFundMe saying he's located in Mauthausen?
Jun 2, 2019 at 21:41
Jun 2, 2019
Kainerm brianpark's article
May 20, 2019 at 22:20
May 20, 2019
8 Bikes from Red Bull Pump Track Leavenworth 2019
They are actually lying in the grass, but the pictures have been rotated.
May 10, 2019 at 4:42
May 10, 2019
Kainerm danielsapp's article
May 9, 2019 at 13:17
May 9, 2019
First Look: Cavalerie's Blackbird Carbon Gearbox Bike - Garda Trentino 2019
@connorjuliusjohnson: trust me, the grip shift is superior for gearboxes. Even if you shift accidentally, it really doesn't matter! There is no loss of power transmission, no skipping, no rattling when backpedalling after a shift. Just a very slightly different gear. And the shift forces are so much lower than with derailleurs. All of that means grip shift sucks on "old" drivetrains, but none of that applies to the pinion. I understand it's very difficult to convey the ease of shifting by words. It's even not that evident when you test ride a gearbox bike. But after 2000 miles, going back onto a traditional bike, I really had to re-learn how to shift "properly" - not when standing, not when coasting, repeatedly hammer on a heavy thumb shifter before going into a climb... This is when you realize what a crutch derailleurs are.
Kainerm danielsapp's article
May 9, 2019 at 13:07
May 9, 2019
First Look: Cavalerie's Blackbird Carbon Gearbox Bike - Garda Trentino 2019
You feel it. And then you get used to it. Think of it like an 2.3 Enduro vs. 2.5 DH tire. Getting used to the shifter takes a bit longer, but it is much harder to go back to a derailleur afterwards.
Kainerm danielsapp's article
May 9, 2019 at 13:03
May 9, 2019
First Look: Cavalerie's Blackbird Carbon Gearbox Bike - Garda Trentino 2019
@hamncheez: i don't feel too much drag with my pinion. Yes, it is there, but it's not that bad. The upside is a bulletproof shifting system with huge range AND fine spacing. The real problem with the pinion box is that it's overbuilt - coarse teeth and heavy duty gears make for high weight and a slightly "chunky" pedal feel. It feels sort of like pedaling on a 13t cog with a cassette, nowhere near as bad as the 10t SRAM uses to get a better spread number. Other than that, I HATE getting back on my MTB with traditional shifting after riding pinion. Shifting while coasting or stationary is so convenient, and the fine spacing is just awesome. And the shifter has a very rewarding feedback when you bang through gears, absolutely no delay and it NEVER misses a beat.
Kainerm danielsapp's article
May 9, 2019 at 12:51
May 9, 2019
First Look: Cavalerie's Blackbird Carbon Gearbox Bike - Garda Trentino 2019
I used to think alike. But I commute on a pinion bike since half a year now, grip shift is superior. Super fast shifting through the finely spaced gears... Going back to a derailleur is like going back two decades in time.
Kainerm mikelevy's article
Mar 20, 2019 at 5:42
Mar 20, 2019
Review: 1 Year on Cane Creek's Ultra-Light Titanium eeWings Crankset
@ORAORA: I've always worn out the spline on my Hussefelts. Develop rotational play after a season of hard riding...
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