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bmbracing mikekazimer's article
May 4, 2018 at 13:10
May 4, 2018
4 Reasons Why You Should Enter a Race This Year - Opinion
Agree with all the reasons for racing, but one big reason not to - entry cost! If anyone knows any local budget gravity events in Scotland/North England, let me know! :) I haven't raced for 10 years, but I kinda miss it - did quite a few of the Scottish Downhills and Winter Series at Innerleithen, as well as the early NEFA Chopwell DH races c.2001 - chilling with the Northern lads when things were simple, costs were low and stoke/fun was high! (People airing the 20ft tabletop at night while drunk!) I was always crap, but that didn't matter, just liked trying to do my best and hopefully improve my times. Highlights were that race run feeling and being pushed to ride faster/harder than normal, and the beery comradeship around the campfires on the Saturday nights.
bmbracing alexcgevans's article
Mar 1, 2018 at 12:26
Mar 1, 2018
Throwback Thursday: Mountain Biking Console Games
I still have both No Fear and Downhill Domination from when they came out - never really liked No Fear (control/movement was clunky and tracks seemed pretty boring) but DD was the shiz - IIRC basically a remake of SSX snowboarding, but that's no bad thing! Everything so OTT and fun, with responsive controls and and just enough real stuff to make it feel like biking, like weight shifting, catching the backside of transitions etc. And you could ride the Foes DHS Mono! :) Still play it on PC - using the original disc with an emulator makes it look something like this - - much better textures and resolution.
bmbracing alexcgevans's article
Feb 15, 2018 at 10:40
Feb 15, 2018
Throwback Thursday - Gee Atherton's Bonkers 2010 Rampage Wall Ride
And that, folks, is why you don't buy a pro rider's used frame! :P
bmbracing pinkbikeaudience's article
Jan 19, 2018 at 14:39
Jan 19, 2018
Jeff Steber Returns as Intense CEO [Updated]
I really don't like it. Compare the carbon M29 to the raw alu prototype - no contest, the proto stomps all over it IMO. To me it's what an Intense should be - sleek and muscular at the same time. The carbon job looks like it's bent in the middle - I think it's the horrible kink of the downtube around the shock and the flatter seatstays compared to the protos. It's like a reversal of the old days when Intense looked fast and the SC V10 looked like a camel! :D
bmbracing vernonfelton's article
Dec 2, 2017 at 9:03
Dec 2, 2017
Your Bike Is Fine Already. Just Ride It. - Opinion
@pinhead907: Well, I'm running a 12-year-old 26" non-boost quick-release aluminium short/steep/high bike with X7 2x gearing - I'm sure at least a dozen people will have had a heart attack by the time they finish reading that! :D
bmbracing vernonfelton's article
Nov 26, 2017 at 10:03
Nov 26, 2017
Your Bike Is Fine Already. Just Ride It. - Opinion
Sounds like you need a Boost... :P
bmbracing vernonfelton's article
Nov 26, 2017 at 9:54
Nov 26, 2017
Your Bike Is Fine Already. Just Ride It. - Opinion
@JarrodB: I'm still rocking 8!!! :D
bmbracing RichardCunningham's article
Oct 18, 2017 at 13:14
Oct 18, 2017
Kenda Helldiver Pro DH Tire - Review
@tall-martin: That's cos the tread compound was harder than dried Weetabix! :D I felt sorry for the tarmac... £20 a pair tho and that pro-bike look (although you can be sure the pro's didn't use the el cheapo version!). The good old days... My first DH bike, 17 years ago - Tioga sofa seat too! :)
bmbracing natedh9's article
Aug 27, 2017 at 8:41
Aug 27, 2017
Curtain Call: Finals Photo Epic - Val Di Sole DH World Cup 2017
@davetrumpore: I thought as much - after all, I couldn't see Bruni doing a race run with all his telemetry equipment still attached! ;) Great photos, I love these race (and pre-race) reports and photo epics.
bmbracing pinkbikeaudience's article
Aug 27, 2017 at 6:53
Aug 27, 2017
Final Results - Val di Sole DH World Cup 2017
@ibishreddin: Indeed. And his name is Nico Vouilloz. :P
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