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Kaspitch pinkbikeoriginals's article
Mar 22, 2024 at 11:59
Mar 22, 2024
Video: Friday Fails #317
@CSharp: most probably the bike has QR axle. Seen dislodged rear wheels in my local spot A LOT.
Kaspitch sarahmoore's article
Mar 22, 2024 at 11:43
Mar 22, 2024
Kade Edwards To Miss Majority of 2024 Season After ACL & Meniscus Reconstruction
@hohmskullkrishten: If I was on some slippery SPDs when I partially tore my side ligament and got new tear in my meniscus, I probably would come out alright. With those FiveTens on DMRs no chance for the foot to rotate with the rest of the body in that particular situation.
Kaspitch edspratt's article
Mar 4, 2024 at 12:28
Mar 4, 2024
Sam Pilgrim No Longer Sponsored by Monster Energy
@tigerfish50: How communism works - you're so miserable you drink Vodka you want it or not without any marketing.
Kaspitch mattbeer's article
Dec 18, 2023 at 10:43
Dec 18, 2023
2023 Pinkbike Awards: Product of the Year Nominees
@ratedgg13: yeah shimano drivetrain shifts great and the price is right, but durability - not so much. Over two seasons I've exchanged 3 outer plates, and 1 inner plate of the derailleur, 4 pulley sets, and two derailleurs themselves (one SLX broken in half near the clutch), one of my SLX chains lost 3 of its rollers, one XT chain broke, two cranks have their pedal threads stripped out, one SLX cassette lost 2 of its alum teeth. Not terrible, but not great either. Started to consider Linkglide hoping it's a little bit more durable
Kaspitch mikekazimer's article
Dec 13, 2023 at 3:00
Dec 13, 2023
Review: Cane Creek Electric Wings Titanium Cranks
@BarryWalstead: 12S Shimano cranks typically loose their threads at the pedal axle insert. Both pedals in my SLX cranks just went down a couple of degrees, in the direction according to my stance. Tried to warranty, shitmano said it was "external impact". Replaced with newish XTs I had laying around, looked like the pedals started to go after a couple of months as well, but then clipped a rock with a pedal a little bit - which not even threw me off line - and the thread stripped clean out.
Kaspitch henryquinney's article
Dec 7, 2023 at 9:50
Dec 7, 2023
Review: Shimano XT Linkglide - Here For a Good Time AND a Long Time
If only they fixed heir cranks. I've broken a Shimano SLX and a XT 12S cranks in two seasons, the pedal axle tread just strips out. Talked to fellow mechanics, according to them it's a common and known problem.
Kaspitch mikekazimer's article
Nov 9, 2023 at 8:01
Nov 9, 2023
First Ride: Raaw Madonna V3 - Better Than Ever
@pisgahgnar: I was refering to the FAQ section, but yeah, I've read the description and watched the vid. If only there were light(-ich) DC forks in the market, but thumbs up for RAAW to allow even more options
Kaspitch mikekazimer's article
Nov 9, 2023 at 5:40
Nov 9, 2023
First Ride: Raaw Madonna V3 - Better Than Ever
Regarding DC forks - that's an interesting development. I was asking RAAW if I could run a DC fork on my V2.2 Madonna, they said 'no', and in fact the FAQ section states: "we don’t recommend running a dual crown fork on the Madonna and Jibb frames, as it will void the warranty." There's no update there for the V3.0. The cable/bumper mount hole indeed has been moved.
Kaspitch mattbeer's article
Aug 19, 2023 at 13:52
Aug 19, 2023
First Ride: Wildwood Cycles Titanium Trail Bike
Pics are not very clear, but looks like there's no bridge between rocker halves. Good luck to that trunion Fox shock surviving more that 3 hours of proper riding. But considering the price, it might be aimed at little bit different audience :)
Kaspitch dariodigiulio's article
Jul 11, 2023 at 9:51
Jul 11, 2023
First Ride: SRAM's New GX Transmission
@dude-brah working great and (relatively) cheap is NEVER outdated, so GTFO
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