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brycepiwek mikelevy's article
Jun 4, 2018 at 11:46
Jun 4, 2018
Review: Orbea Rallon M-LTD
@WhatAboutBob: exactly. And the way I look at it you can spend a crazy amount of money on just about anything these days. People spend $500 on jeans... At the end of the day we just pay the amount we want to and can personally justify
brycepiwek mikelevy's article
Jun 4, 2018 at 10:39
Jun 4, 2018
Review: Orbea Rallon M-LTD
@Squeakybb: fair enough I forgot to mention that I was making a comparison specifically to supercross bikes, not making a sweeping generalization of the moto industry. But if you want to get into the economics of pricing there are two main reasons dirt bikes like a KTM 300 are so cheap when compared to a enduro mtb like the one in this review. Number one, off the showroom floor dirtbikes are made up almost entirely of house brand components which cut down alot on the overall cost. Whereas 95% of a top of the line mountain bike is made up of third-party components which costs the manufacturer of the bike more, in turn costs us more. Number two: the volume of dirtbikes produced is at a much higher level than that of mountain bikes. Which again has an affect on pricing. If you’re looking for a mountain bike thats made up entirely of house brand components and is mass produced it will probably fall in the sub-$3000usd range. Not $8000+. If its your opinion that $8000 bikes are a rip off then I guess its a good thing that nobodies forcing you to buy one and that there are much cheaper options out there. So long as your having a good time you’re winning.
brycepiwek mikelevy's article
Jun 4, 2018 at 5:27
Jun 4, 2018
Review: Orbea Rallon M-LTD
@browntown40: depends what level of performance moto you are looking at. Sure spending $8000+ on a mountain biking is alot. But if you have that kind of money you’re essentially getting the same level bike as the top pro athletes in our sport. Whereas in motocross if you wanted to go out and buy the same bike as the pros, well for starters you can’t. Second of all if you could you would probably be spending $50-100k on it. All a matter of perspective
Jun 3, 2018 at 15:59
Jun 3, 2018
brycepiwek brycepiwek's photo
Jun 3, 2018 at 9:34
Jun 3, 2018
Thanks man! Espresso coating is the best! Its a shame it’s gone extinct after fox bought them..

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Jun 2, 2018 at 16:33
Jun 2, 2018
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brycepiwek ridegemini's article
May 30, 2018 at 12:14
May 30, 2018
Spanish Company Gemini Announces €650 1-Piece Bar & Stem
@diego-b: ahh thank you sir. Thats what I get for skipping through to the comments haha
brycepiwek ridegemini's article
May 30, 2018 at 11:55
May 30, 2018
Spanish Company Gemini Announces €650 1-Piece Bar & Stem
@rivercitycycles: that would be an interesting test bike/article for PB: the build and most expensive enduro bike possible: uno frame, this bar/stem combo, ti cranks, push elevensix shock etc.
brycepiwek troyleedesigns's article
May 27, 2018 at 8:03
May 27, 2018
Must Watch: Brandon Semenuk’s Contra - Video
@brianpark: as the old say goes; your going to get criticized regardless, so you might as well do what ever the f^*k you want. Personally I love the way Rupert & Brandon interpret riding in their edits, and its not just because it’s Brandon riding. If they produced a edit together with a different rider I know I would enjoy it just as much.
brycepiwek ThePowellMovement's article
May 16, 2018 at 9:14
May 16, 2018
Carson Storch Talks Support, the Fest Series, & Being a Grom on the Powell Movement Podcast
Carson is one of the nicest dudes you will meet. So I wouldn’t go assuming from one video clip where he had a right to be a little frustrated
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