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Marc2211 edspratt's article
Aug 9, 2020 at 10:58
Aug 9, 2020
Final Results: French Cup DH - Alpe d'Huez
I saw him in Laax about 2 months ago outside the Trek store with Yolanda Neff, so don’t think he’s been back for a while.
Aug 3, 2020 at 2:54
Aug 3, 2020
Jul 9, 2020 at 9:19
Jul 9, 2020
Marc2211 edspratt's article
Jul 4, 2020 at 3:16
Jul 4, 2020
Lenzerheide World Cup DH and XC Cancelled
@korev: True, although last week made up my mind. I was in Laax/Flims (Runca/Never End trail) last Tuesday, as I thought there would be no one on the trails and I could take advantage of the time before the next wave... It was pretty crowded :( Loads of people on the trails, loads in the restaurants, in the supermarket, hanging around the lift stations... at no point did I see any masks, hand gel or social distancing. When I got back to Zurich HB, I was pretty shocked at the sheer number of people without masks, all sitting outside the restaurants, doing their shopping with not a care in the world. Geneva was much much more careful, with loads more measures in place. I live near a decent trail system near ZRH, and the trails are just packed every day. Although, a highlight of the Laax day was seeing Luca Shaw and Yolanda Neff sitting outside the Trek store at the bottom of the lifts! I didn't approach them as #1 they are probably hassled by strangers all the time anyway (they already had a few people around them), and #2 social distancing. But it was cool to see them! I do fear the worst atm with the numbers going up... A WC DH had the potential to make things much worse.
Marc2211 edspratt's article
Jul 3, 2020 at 10:21
Jul 3, 2020
Lenzerheide World Cup DH and XC Cancelled
We've seen +three figure new infection rates for the last 3 days, 500 people in quarantine due to the nightclub tracing mess... now enforced masks on public transport from Monday. It really looks like a second wave is coming, I am happy this is called off.
Jul 2, 2020 at 7:27
Jul 2, 2020
Added 5 photos to Buysell
Jun 30, 2020 at 11:53
Jun 30, 2020
Jun 30, 2020 at 11:52
Jun 30, 2020

YT Capra AL 27.5 (+upgrades) for sale. Exc condition.

$1900 EUR
YT Capra 27.5 AL, size large (I'm 175cm tall at this is perfect for me). Black/Teal. Bought in June 2018 from YT, delivered July 2018. (receipt available). Strava shows less than 100km total mileage. Original Spec as per: Upgrades: - Lyric fork rebuilt with the Rockshox Debonair Damper upgrade kit, which transformed the fork (By Biroma bikes in ZRH) - Wheels rebuilt with DT Swiss EX511 (30mm width) rims by Biroma Bikes again (not due to damage, just as I liked the EX511's) - Maxxis DHF WT 2.5 and Maxxis DHRII WT 2.4 fitted. Pretty much like new. (See below for condition) - Deathgrip Large/Soft grips Condition: Genuinely excellent. One or 2 small paint chips here or there, but nothing at all noticeable. Mechanically perfect. I bought the bike in June 2018 and had 3 bike park days (Flumserberg flow, no jumps). Sadly had to take 12 months off the bike due to a nasty shoulder injury in the July of 2018 (not related to this bike!). The Capra was ridden for 2 or 3 days very lightly in Flumserberg in 2019, and had only been used once so far in 2020. I can't really use the bike to it's full potential due to ongoing shoulder issues after my fall, and it's really sad to see it gathering dust in my basement as it's a really fabulous bike. New price was 2500 Euro. Upgrades were ~600CHF Asking 2200CHF or a reasonable offer. (Note: Renthal bar and DMR pedals not included, I'll put on the unused original bar for sale, and some other pedals).

Marc2211 danielsapp's article
Apr 10, 2020 at 11:17
Apr 10, 2020
Maxxis Introduce Wide Trail Options for Aspen and Rekon Race Tires - Pond Beaver 2020
I have been running Rekon Race for a year - super impressed, they are my trail tire of choice at this point. Only downside is in my experience they can be fragile - I have had 2 punctures, the first in years (sealed tubeless). They also have consistenly leaked through the sidewall - one was replaced under warranty as it was so bad. Still run them though :)
Marc2211 lucth's article
Mar 31, 2020 at 5:21
Mar 31, 2020
Video: Freeriding on a 258m 'Mountain' in France's Broceliande Forest
I holiday near here multiple times every year, and have done for a decade - never knew this was going on! Very cool!
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