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Mutly edspratt's article
Nov 7, 2020 at 0:24
Nov 7, 2020
This $220 DNR Designs Tool Will Help You Align Your Handlebars
Looks great and I really admire the ingenuity. I can't have been the only cyclist with differing arm lengths for whom this type of alignment would be inappropriate. An in-situ technique brought better results for me personally, I felt, but what do I know....... only that my barber told me that peoples' ears are rarely in the same position on both sides so one can't assume that we are all symmetrical. On the other hand, If straight aligned bars are what the customer wants then the customer is always right. Great comments section by the way.
Mutly jamessmurthwaite's article
Feb 13, 2020 at 11:30
Feb 13, 2020
Mutly ucimtb-worldseries's article
Dec 7, 2019 at 1:27
Dec 7, 2019
Mutly sarahmoore's article
Aug 31, 2019 at 7:27
Aug 31, 2019
Mutly sarahmoore's article
Aug 27, 2019 at 9:08
Aug 27, 2019
[Updated] How to Watch the 2019 Mountain Bike World Champs
BBC has been virtually the only mainstream media in UK publicising MTB DH over the past 3 years. Athertons and Tahnee, for obvious reasons. Excellent job.
Mutly pinkbikeaudience's article
Aug 20, 2017 at 4:31
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Apr 10, 2016 at 11:21
Apr 10, 2016
Mutly mikekazimer's article
Mar 22, 2016 at 1:56
Mar 22, 2016
HT Components X1 Pedal - Review
Toby, I have not had the problem you mention with the Mambas, definitely no. I always test-fit cleats on fresh shoes, clipping them by hand on to the pedals on bike - by hand - then checking clearance and action by hand looking closely at eye level......Now, with one test of fresh shoes, on SPD pedals, I found the same problem that you described because the cleat was too close to one side of the sole's cleat recess and so kind of levered off the cleat by binding/interfering in a manner never intended. I just moved the cleat more central in the recess. I am used to riding with Shimano SPD pedals for most disciplines from commuting, Trail, Enduro. I sometimes used the DX pedals for DH but they are very heavy, don't have a very large platform and have no pins. I sometimes used flats for DH but I didn't land jumps so well with those. I use flats for trials-type skills work, dual slalom (here the racing is on low-grip virgin grass hillsides) and might use for DH in some very loose conditions. A buddy that tried mallets for DH after SPD found the difference in technique and performance too great - especially for Enduro type riding - and couldn't get used to swapping between the two. He went back to using SPD's for all riding. For wild DH, or just really extremely rough back-country descents, the big pinned platform of the Mambas make it safer, after a dab, when you just can only jab your foot back on in the general direction of the pedal - too rough/wild for subtlety or precision. That is a crucial danger situation, of course, so they've been very welcome. Just remember what I mentioned before that I found the Mamba pins work best with a relatively flat/wide soled shoe. The AM7 shoes are very light, have a brilliant long cleat recess and look good, but just don't contact the Mamba's pins well. I can't understand why Mambas aren't more popular for DH racers but don't see Funn sponsoring any racers or doing any significant marketing push. CrankBrothers give away masses of Mallets to racers and, give them credit, their adoption rate is high because they got to the wide-platform clipped market years before others. - even if their action will never be as crisp as SPD. I hope this helps.
Mutly mikekazimer's article
Mar 19, 2016 at 4:09
Mar 19, 2016
HT Components X1 Pedal - Review
Toby, they have been fine. I find that the unclip technique works best with just a bit more a flick of the fore-foot than Shimano SPD's. The relatively flat sole of my 5:10 Raven shoes contacts the pins really well. However, I have cut away the cleat recess on the sole out backwards a bit so that, I can ride unclipped with my foot located more centrally over the spindle on really rough descents. The pedal's cleat crown/arms then sit behind the shoe's cleat. Best of both worlds. I have a pair of the new Shimano AM7 shoes which have a much longer sole recess and so don't need modifying in the same way. - but they do not locate on the Mamba's pins anything like as well as the Ravens. I hope this helps.
Mutly mdelorme's article
Feb 24, 2016 at 5:10
Feb 24, 2016
The Tracy Moseley Interview
Our Trace seems to achieve a supreme balance between femininity and aggression. Respect.
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