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captaingrumpy EvergreenBryan's article
Aug 18, 2017 at 21:22
Aug 18, 2017
Evergreen's Alpine Baldy Project - Video
@mtnbykr05: ollalie oab to Mt Washington trail is also 4k, and I thought much harder than RR. I think folks round here will be getting fitter in the next few years.
captaingrumpy mattwragg's article
Aug 15, 2017 at 11:06
Aug 15, 2017
Jenny Rissveds to Miss World Champs
@kjjohnson: Hopefully this press announcement is just part of the long war? Embarrass the federation, dude gets fired/reprimanded and Sweden and its people get representation at the race. Can't see politicians being pleased by this behavior.
captaingrumpy mattwragg's article
Aug 15, 2017 at 9:17
Aug 15, 2017
Jenny Rissveds to Miss World Champs
From watching a few marketing videos I think jenni is crazy (in a good way that dedicated athletes must be crazy), and Thomas sure came across well in some coaching vids, seemed really down to earth and a good human. Is hard to blame them. But Jeese, gotta have serious butt hurt on all sides to have no representative for the world champs. I really hope this ends well for jenni and Thomas but I have a sad suspicion they are out of their depth. Probably the best would have been to suck it up and let the horrible Swedish commission to win, at least she'd get to race. Now no matter how the legalities are decided there is no racing. Wouldn't it be more effective to force the Swedish team to pay for consequence of illegal rule?
captaingrumpy vernonfelton's article
Aug 7, 2017 at 15:15
Aug 7, 2017
My Crusade - Opinion
I don't think this holds a candle to the real holy cruisade: why can you only buy split ring lock washers at hardware stores? That's the kind of washer that has no modern use. Wave washers, star washers, etc actually have a reason to exist, but can only get them paying big bucks from specialty mail order.
captaingrumpy pinkbikeaudience's article
Aug 3, 2017 at 6:41
Aug 3, 2017
Chris Akrigg: The Guide Raw - Video
Having just built a new wheel for my mtb I thought the senseless wheel cruelty was painful to watch. The drop bars looked so uncomfortable - I'm in the trailbike camp. And jeese, didn't bring nearly enough calories.
captaingrumpy davidarthur's article
Aug 3, 2017 at 6:29
Aug 3, 2017
Charge Bikes and Fabric 2018 - First Look
It certainly looks like a nice saddle. Lovely design. Tried one for 20 minutes on trainer... too soft, caused numbness.
captaingrumpy pinkbikeaudience's article
Jul 27, 2017 at 7:59
Jul 27, 2017
Ask Pinkbike: Fork Progression, Climbing Tips, and Broken Spokes
Well I got something from this: never noticed someone misuse 'literally' before, now all the archer 'figuratively' jokes make sense.
captaingrumpy mikekazimer's article
Jul 5, 2017 at 11:13
Jul 5, 2017
e*thirteen TRSr SL Carbon Wheels - First Look
Woo! I agree. Would be great to gather more info like this: https://www.sheldonbrown.com/rinard/wheel_index.html But what wheelbuilder wants their feet held to the fire? I don't see any solid numbers from any vendor, so must be they like living in the shadows of marketing. Because Carbon...
captaingrumpy mikekazimer's article
Jul 5, 2017 at 6:28
Jul 5, 2017
e*thirteen TRSr SL Carbon Wheels - First Look
I wish vendors would post stiffness numbers. Or this review would gather more details like spoke and flange sizes. As is the review could be qualitative view of a Stradivarius but with repeated suggestions that these are durable even though only a 1 year warranty. I'm currently buying parts for a new rear wheel. Considered lightbicycle but probably going to just get stans arch. Because everything legit that I've read indicates spoke thickness and flanges control everything, and rim is distant 3rd. Anyone have numbers that indicate something different for wheel stiffness when carbon is involved?
captaingrumpy markusgreber's article
Jun 26, 2017 at 18:48
Jun 26, 2017
At Home With Alban Lakata - 2017 XC Marathon World Champ
Sweet stim set! Man oh man I love stim. Thanks to this vid I just checked amazon, a "tens" unit is $30! PS: Anyone know what kind of trees those are at 1:55? Bark looks like a doug fir?
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