MonEddy

Cycling nut in his early thirties, who loves everything bike, especially if it has to do with mountain bikes! Been riding for 22 years and still can't get enough of the sport in all its guisses. A makor fan of DH and enduro. Especially fond of mega technical DH trails such as those littering the Chamonix Valley. Rocks, roots and gnarl equal a very happy Ed.

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MonEddy paulaston's article
Feb 14, 2019 at 23:45
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UCI Aiming for 5 Round Snow Downhill World Cup in 2020
@nouseforaname: this is only about the olympics for the UCI and it’s naive to thinks otherwise given that the IOC made an explicit statement about 5-6 years ago saying that downhill mountain biking would only ever be included in the Winter Olympics and never the summer. It is not a matter of “inventing” a new sport as snow DH has been around for years (think about the old Winter x-games and the on going European Winter snow DH races).
MonEddy paulaston's article
Feb 4, 2019 at 12:55
Feb 4, 2019
UCI Aiming for 5 Round Snow Downhill World Cup in 2020
Possibly because the UCI intending on bidding for DH as an Olympic discipline. DH would only be logistically possible with the Winter Olympics given that the Winter Olympics necessitate reasonable sized mountain with chairlift access for alpine DH/Super G skiing
MonEddy sarahmoore's article
Nov 2, 2018 at 1:09
Nov 2, 2018
Fox Factory Plans to Move HQ from California to Georgia [Updated]
@Golden-G: sadly agree with you. When you speak out the truth you are labelled a prophet of fake news. How absurd that the speaking the truth is twisted by idiots and made out to be fake/untrue. Economics/facts are Economics. Just because individuals don’t like hearing the truth or, are such narcissists that they can’t handle hearing it does not make true facts fake!
MonEddy DVOSuspension's article
Oct 2, 2018 at 8:48
Oct 2, 2018
DVO Suspension Announces 2019 Line
@DVOSuspension: love it! Please tell me you’re going to release a straight steerer version of the emerald?!?
MonEddy medronia's article
Oct 2, 2018 at 8:45
Oct 2, 2018
Video: Riding Chamonix's Brown Pow
Love the trails off The Brevent and Flegere cable cars/lifts. Vallorcine is awesome too
MonEddy DVOSuspension's article
Oct 2, 2018 at 8:01
Oct 2, 2018
DVO Suspension Announces 2019 Line
What...NO EMERALD????!?!!!?!?:(
MonEddy mikekazimer's article
Sep 29, 2018 at 13:41
Sep 29, 2018
Evil Releases New 140mm 29er - The Offering
Bought a wreckoning a month ago. By far and away the vest bike I have ever wridden. A downhill bike that rips uphill and wants to be thrashed both up and down. Nothing beats it at all.
MonEddy rossbellphoto's article
Sep 13, 2018 at 6:19
Sep 13, 2018
Tech Randoms - Lenzerheide DH World Champs 2018
@rivercitycycles: you will have both shear and bending stress. The only instance that you do not have shear stress/where the shear stress is equal to zero is along a principle plane, in which instance the only stress is at 90 degrees to the principle plane and as such direct stress
MonEddy rossbellphoto's article
Sep 8, 2018 at 14:01
Sep 8, 2018
Tech Randoms - Lenzerheide DH World Champs 2018
@MmmBones: the shear stress on the stem bolts should remain constant along the length of the bolts so long as there is no contact between the bolt and spacer. In the instance of the spacer(s) suddenly moving (as in of kilter impact) the instantaneous contact at velocity (v), with acceleration (a), and equivalent to mass (m) would give rise to a change in shear force at the point of contact equal to (m x a) divided by the area of the bolt at the point of contact. My guess is that the spacers might have some kind of male/female step to prevent shear stress changes on the bolts. So to sum up you are bang on the money
MonEddy pinkbikeaudience's article
Jun 23, 2018 at 4:04
Jun 23, 2018
Inside The Tape: Les Gets Downhill - Crankworx Les Gets 2018
would be awesome if this track were on the World Cup circuit-I agree. Red bull however would probably insist on turning it into a bike park track
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