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Mgabriel757 mikekazimer's article
Mar 10, 2019 at 18:05
Mar 10, 2019
First Ride: Specialized Stumpjumper EVO Pro Carbon
I think that because the bike is rather radical in terms of geometry (at least compared to the regular Stumpjumper) specialized wasn’t sure that it would be well received. Therefore they have started off with just two sizes that are roughly equal to medium and large.
Mgabriel757 mikelevy's article
Feb 6, 2019 at 10:11
Feb 6, 2019
Video: RockShox's Wireless Reverb AXS Dropper Post Explained
i still like the fox transfer the best
Mgabriel757 jamessmurthwaite's article
Jan 31, 2019 at 10:42
Jan 31, 2019
Bike Check: Josh Bryceland's Unique Cannondale Habit - Burgtec House Show 2019
A medium eh? Spose he does ride it more like an oversized DJ
Mgabriel757 danielsapp's article
Dec 10, 2018 at 20:24
Dec 10, 2018
Field Test: Giant Trance Advanced 29
but whatttt about the pivot 429 traillllll
Mgabriel757 mikekazimer's article
Dec 6, 2018 at 11:03
Dec 6, 2018
Field Test: Yeti SB150
Ye old Maxxis Aggressor is only available in DC. I'd assume Maxxis has determined most folks prefer a slightly firmer rubber compound that will have less rolling resistance and slower wear.
Mgabriel757 mikelevy's article
Dec 6, 2018 at 10:50
Dec 6, 2018
Field Test: Trek Remedy 9.9
@mikelevy: I feel you on that one. Come spring time ill be ditching the stock 2.6" tires on my pivot mach 5.5 and trying some of the 2.4" - 2.5" Maxxis WT tires instead. 0.1" doesnt sound like a lot, but the tires are definitely significantly less voluminous, which i suspect will have a noticeable effect on handling.
Mgabriel757 mikelevy's article
Dec 4, 2018 at 11:33
Dec 4, 2018
Field Test: Specialized S-Works Stumpjumper 29
Its actually pretty cool that the lowest spec carbon model uses the exact same carbon frame as the Sworks alloy rear end, no lower grade carbon, etc. Ive rode the stumpy a few times, and I feel that the taller stack height helps to offset the short reach....while its a bit shorter the tall stack height helps you feel like youre really in the bike, as opposed to on top of it. if that makes sense. I also found that it was one of the more playful 29ers ive had the pleasure of riding, the rear end really generates a ton of pop off of jumps and trailside features. Its also interesting to note that Graves and Keene choose this as their race bike for the EWS as opposed to the Enduro.
Mgabriel757 mikekazimer's article
Nov 29, 2018 at 10:58
Nov 29, 2018
Field Test: Santa Cruz Bronson
@mikekazimer: haha i noticed that in the vid. Just a pet peeve of mine with my personal bike, but its not something id give a damn about on a demo steed
Mgabriel757 mikekazimer's article
Nov 29, 2018 at 10:52
Nov 29, 2018
Field Test: Santa Cruz Bronson
Those are some longgg cables
Mgabriel757 whytebikesUSA's article
Nov 28, 2018 at 10:20
Nov 28, 2018
Whyte Launches 2019 Mountain Bikes
@bridgermurray: not to be offensive, but that is incorrect. scout is 130r/150f, ST stumpy is 130r/130f, and the 5010 is also 130r/130f
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