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MTBLegend92 seb-stott's article
May 10, 2024 at 9:59
May 10, 2024
Bike Check: Kova Bikes #2 Is A Machined & Bonded High-Pivot Engineering Project
At least for small builders, there are no testing requirements. There are various testing standards out there that would be smart to meet, and no guarantee that someone won't try to sue you if the bike you built them breaks, but custom frames would be prohibitively expensive if they had to test every design before selling.
MTBLegend92 seb-stott's article
May 9, 2024 at 18:32
May 9, 2024
Now THAT Was a Bike: 2016 Pole Evolink
It's much more expensive and slower for a major manufacturer to adjust, they are usually planning much further down the road. That's why a lot of these innovations are seen from small frame builders first and then get copied by the bigger guys. Like turning on a jetski vs a billionaire's yacht.
MTBLegend92 sarahmoore's article
May 7, 2024 at 17:51
May 7, 2024
Frameworks DH Bikes Stolen in Milton Keynes, UK
@ratedgg13: A sparkler is not going to ignite diesel
MTBLegend92 DigitBikes's article
Apr 16, 2024 at 3:54
Apr 16, 2024
Digit Announces New Ring Trail Bike
@lkubica: The suspension design of this bike IS the extra, you aren't getting that anywhere else.
MTBLegend92 mattbeer's article
Apr 7, 2024 at 5:18
Apr 7, 2024
Pinkbike Poll: Center Lock or 6-Bolt Brake Rotor Mounting?
@imbiker: 1. If you've bent the rotor that bad, you also probably crashed very hard and are possibly not riding out of there anyway. 2. Nobody is carrying a spare rotor on rides, so you are down a brake even if you can remove it. Just take the brake off with your multitool instead of the rotor and you are in effectively the same position.
MTBLegend92 mattbeer's article
Apr 6, 2024 at 5:16
Apr 6, 2024
Pinkbike Poll: Center Lock or 6-Bolt Brake Rotor Mounting?
@imbiker: If a centerlock rotor becomes loose, it can't go anywhere because the splines and caliper hold it in place and you can still brake. If a 6 bolt rotor were to come loose, it will drop down until the ID hits the hub, and your caliper will have nothing to grab.
MTBLegend92 mattbeer's article
Apr 5, 2024 at 20:19
Apr 5, 2024
Mar 30, 2024 at 7:49
Mar 30, 2024
Bike Ahead Composites Release The Frame & The Hypersaddle
Fiber optics are cables for data transmission, not anything on this bike frame.
MTBLegend92 edspratt's article
Mar 23, 2024 at 5:55
Mar 23, 2024
MTBLegend92 edspratt's article
Jan 23, 2024 at 4:26
Jan 23, 2024
Round Up: 13 Bike Industry Jobs Available Right Now
@sfarnum: Your comment sounds EXACTLY like a lack of understanding of what they are describing.
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