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NickB01 SramMedia's article
Jun 22, 2017 at 22:55
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Truvativ Announces New Carbon DH Bar, Direct Mount Stem
@MitchThompson89: Like another debatable standard being discussed recently there's little evidence the 35mm standard is better, and many prefer not to use it (look at any DH rider sponsored by Renthal)
NickB01 pinkbikeaudience's article
Jun 18, 2017 at 14:54
Jun 18, 2017
Results: Downhill Presented by IXS - Crankworx Les Gets 2017
@deafdaddy: If in doubt look at the fork lowers - Rock Shox 29er forks aren't branded as Boxxers
NickB01 rasoulution's article
Jun 14, 2017 at 17:27
Jun 14, 2017
Five Things We Learned in Leogang
@cmkneeland: They might, that's what scares me. I liked 26, and have found 27.5 to be a good middle ground, but 29 is too far for me. The industry did take away 26, but ultimately WE are to blame - as we may be again. How many people do you think actually bought the Session Park / Kona 167 / Transition Suppressor?
NickB01 rasoulution's article
Jun 13, 2017 at 12:54
Jun 13, 2017
Five Things We Learned in Leogang
@ov3r1d3: Given Minnaar's success in previous years on 26 and 27.5 bikes even that's debateable.
NickB01 rossbellphoto's article
Jun 8, 2017 at 18:43
Jun 8, 2017
Tech Randoms - Leogang DH World Cup
@sgbula: someone has a high opinion of themselves :D
NickB01 pinkbikeaudience's article
Jun 5, 2017 at 22:55
Jun 5, 2017
Finals Result: Fort William DH World Cup 2017
@tuumbaq: I reckon you make a tonne of sense. I personally have nothing against 29ers in DH, in fact I'm stoked Minnaar found a bike that with 29er wheels that seems to fit him spot on. But to tell us they're significantly superior so we should all have one is bollocks. If you like a 29er, awesome, glad you're having fun. But I have ridden multiple bikes of multiple wheelsizes (sometimes on the same type of chassis) and I prefer 27.5, so don't tell me it's inferior.
NickB01 pinkbikeaudience's article
Jun 4, 2017 at 16:11
Jun 4, 2017
Finals Result: Fort William DH World Cup 2017
@Maverickdh00: Nah man, no way this Minnaar guy would've otherwise won, must have been the 29er doing all the work #sarcasm
NickB01 pinkbikeaudience's article
Jun 4, 2017 at 15:59
Jun 4, 2017
Finals Result: Fort William DH World Cup 2017
@abbottt1: 3rd place was 27.5 with a massive visible mistake, costing 2-3 seconds at least including massive loss of momentum. All we can take from this is that the 29ers have so far proved to work well, but they're sure as sh*t not "consistently 7 seconds faster literally everywhere" like so-called testing would have you believe...
NickB01 natedh9's article
Jun 2, 2017 at 20:40
Jun 2, 2017
The Highland Fling: Practice – Fort William DH World Cup
These new DH 29ers are starting to look actually quite normal... *sees photo of Pom Pon*... maybe not all of them.
NickB01 rossbellphoto's article
Jun 1, 2017 at 14:44
Jun 1, 2017
Tech Randoms – Fort William DH World Cup
As much as I dislike the very sudden push for everyone to have a 29er, I do love the almost F1-esque prototype nature of all these bikes - that Trek is pretty damn hot in raw carbon. Also loving the gold Ohlins, simply for its motorsport heritage!
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