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Sparkless pinkbikeaudience's article
Apr 18, 2018 at 20:23
Apr 18, 2018
Aaron Gwin Talks World Cup Racing - Video
One of my favourite Christian songs is “Spirit in the Sky” by Norman Greenbaum. It’ would be great to see Aaron do a fast DH video edit to this. As its a rock’n track, and it would stir up all the haters!
Sparkless mikelevy's article
Apr 10, 2018 at 0:23
Apr 10, 2018
Cane Creek's New 29er Helm Fork - First Look
Hi Canecreek, How close are you guys to bringing out a trunnion metric version of the DB inline air shock? I have a non metric version which im happy with, but it wont fit on my new Transition bike. (Need 205x57.5 ) Thanx
Mar 20, 2018 at 18:32
Mar 20, 2018
Sparkless giantbicycles's article
Mar 15, 2018 at 19:23
Mar 15, 2018
Giant Factory Off-Road Team Reveals 2018 Bikes
I’d be surprised if they are not just xtr trail levers stuck on ( Shamino fail to acknowlgde they have any saint lever design problems). But a lot of riders in Oz, are ditching the levers. I have a full saint set, and they appear to have some major design flaws ( pump up, bore taper issues, air capturing in lines and in the claiper.) Im currently about to try some xtr race levers, as running the xtr trail version was still no good. If this dont work, im done with Shimano.
Sparkless mikelevy's article
Feb 1, 2018 at 15:00
Feb 1, 2018
January 2018 - Good Month or Bad Month?
Looks like a few people disagree with my comment. Fair call. I will do some research to see if i just misread some tech info out on the web. Cheers all.
Sparkless mikelevy's article
Feb 1, 2018 at 12:57
Feb 1, 2018
January 2018 - Good Month or Bad Month?
Apparently, you cant turn off the Strava heat map function. No matter what private settings you select. Check out previous pinkbike Strava articles for more info
Sparkless mikelevy's article
Jan 25, 2018 at 13:39
Jan 25, 2018
Mike VS Mike: How We'd Spend Our Money - Video
Just purchased a Transitional Sentinal NX this month. In Oz, it came to $4700 delivered after taxes. ( Im thinking PB may be discussing in US dollars, as that is there largest target audience? ) Im happy so far with the NX groupset, that came with this bike. The NX derailers clutch an spring feel significantly heavier duty over my previous shamino set ups. (Xt/XTR.. .closer to a old saint spring tension feel) The derailer even survived a large crash and slide down a boulder rock face last week (which ground down the face of the derailer, steel for the win!) Ps: I did changed over my saint brakes before riding, as they always get swapped onto my new steads.
Sparkless mikelevy's article
Jan 17, 2018 at 22:52
Jan 17, 2018
Here's My Zerode Taniwha Test Bike - Tell Me What You Want to Know
I have been saving $$$ for one of these Zerodes, when the Transition Sentinal came along an took my money. Picked up the Sentinal 3wks ago, and its a beast! (16kg out of the box , with no pedals. It feels fast, but some how very calming on track when pointed down hill in anger ) Questions regarding the Zerode- - Is the grip shift chunky in the hand, and does it make hard to reach the brake lever? (Looks like long TRP levers might help ) - Can you test it with a 29ner front wheel and fork? Rumours indicate, it performs very well with this mod. - Will there be a 29ner version in the future? Once it goes 29inch/ rapid thumb shifter / 6-8 speed wide ratio box i might start saving again. Till then.. .. Braap, braap!
Sparkless paulaston's article
Jan 16, 2018 at 16:59
Jan 16, 2018
Hope Cuts Price on Made-in-England Carbon Bike
@ThomDawson: .. .. I believe that currently under our Australian constitution, the Queen can disolve our elected parliament via her Aussie Governer General. A power which she used once before 40 years ago. So will are still under the royals thumb.
Sparkless StansNoTubes's article
Dec 16, 2017 at 2:42
Dec 16, 2017
Stan's is Auctioning Off Kyle Strait's (Unused) Custom Rampage Wheelset for NICA
@zulki-fly: Yes, i think your right about the spoke tension being too high on the initial build. As I was regularly checking both my wheels after fitting, waiting for the traditional new wheel loosening to occur. It never happened, so i just assumed the rim was extra tough or i was getting soft.
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