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b-mack pinkbikeaudience's article
May 9, 2017 at 23:23
May 9, 2017
Qualifying Results - Lourdes DH World Cup 2017
@WAKIdesigns: Haha...you're the best Waki...Cheers!
b-mack pinkbikeaudience's article
May 9, 2017 at 23:15
May 9, 2017
Qualifying Results - Lourdes DH World Cup 2017
@deadmeat25: By the way, I think this is all hilarious coming from another 40 year old who owns and rides unique and "old" 26 inch DH bikes.... Your BMW is amazing.
b-mack pinkbikeaudience's article
May 9, 2017 at 22:58
May 9, 2017
Qualifying Results - Lourdes DH World Cup 2017
@deadmeat25: All I can really say is "we shall see"... but to offer an example of something similar: Square taper bottom brackets were the norm for generations, and then came ISIS/Octalink which claimed to be the "answer" to broken spindles...only to be replaced by Shimano's external BB which has now become the standard (lets ignore press fit for now).... ISIS is now all but dead and gone but interestingly square taper has lived on for it's light weight, narrow q-factor, and robust bearings. Granted, it's a niche market, but the "ancient" square taper BB has outlived its supposed replacement. I have been deep in this sport and industry since 1994 and seen it all come and go and come back again. 26" has roots... roots run deep and are hard to kill.
b-mack pinkbikeaudience's article
May 9, 2017 at 10:30
May 9, 2017
Qualifying Results - Lourdes DH World Cup 2017
@deadmeat25: Really. All DJ, park, and pump track bikes are still 26 and many Fest, slalom, and Rampage riders go out of their way to run 26. Maybe you should get a grip and realize you can't be certain of anything in this world, let alone this industry. Cheers
b-mack SRSuntour's article
May 5, 2017 at 18:03
May 5, 2017
SR Suntour's Perception Changing Tour: Demo Our Best Suspension
Pull the lowers off and slather in new grease after it's been left sitting outside all winter leaned up against the side of a garage.
b-mack SRSuntour's article
May 5, 2017 at 18:00
May 5, 2017
b-mack SRSuntour's article
May 5, 2017 at 17:59
May 5, 2017
SR Suntour's Perception Changing Tour: Demo Our Best Suspension
@SketchyD: I was simply talking about the photo reinforcing the image of the OEM crap that Suntour lost its reputation on. I've been on the inside of a wrench tent too, and was a head mechanic and shop manager for ten years. I wasn't judging their service or dedication to their customers, in fact, I always had great warranty and parts help from them when I was wrenching. I just think it was a lame photo to choose for an article titled "SR Suntour's Perception Changing Tour: Demo Our Best Suspension"... Thanks for the down votes.
b-mack SRSuntour's article
May 5, 2017 at 16:49
May 5, 2017
SR Suntour's Perception Changing Tour: Demo Our Best Suspension
That last pic of the guy wrenching on the entry-level Suntour fork on a Specialized Hardrock isn't going to be changing any perceptions....
b-mack mikekazimer's article
May 2, 2017 at 11:14
May 2, 2017
b-mack pinkbikeaudience's article
Apr 29, 2017 at 8:36
Apr 29, 2017
Qualifying Results - Lourdes DH World Cup 2017
@deadmeat25: Perhaps...but if 29" takes over DH racing, I'd say there's just as much chance of 27.5" being dead and 26" making a comeback as the fun, freeride/park bike wheel size. It would make sense to have a clear cut distinction between the two disciplines...and if that happens, everyone knows 26" is more fun and playful than 27.5". The middle wheelsize may just go down in history as a short lived stop-gap.
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