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codfather1234 trekfactoryracingdh's article
Dec 9, 2017 at 12:21
Dec 9, 2017
codfather1234 pinkbikeaudience's article
Dec 8, 2017 at 15:13
Dec 8, 2017
2017 Pinkbike Awards: Athlete of the Year Nominees
What a stupid notion. As if there isn't already enough segregation in the world and cycling specifically, you want to push out XC riders from a mountain biking website. Why do we need to stick those arbitrarily selected disciplines? Pinkbike is site for all mountain biking and a lot of the members on here would be glad to see more of it. PB isn't just for those 26forlyf riders who want to believe they're super hardcore because they refuse to ride uphill. It's for everyone.
codfather1234 pinkbikeaudience's article
Dec 5, 2017 at 13:41
Dec 5, 2017
2017 Pinkbike Awards - Value Product of the Year Nominees
My experience of Superstar wheels has been rims broken in the most benign circumstances, poor customer service and soft ally freehubs. I know they're cheap, but from what I've had, they're cheap for a reason.
codfather1234 RichardCunningham's article
May 27, 2017 at 12:50
May 27, 2017
More Bike Checks From the Albstadt XC World Cup
But I agree, odd that they don't have any higher end pedals or anything clipless. Thought they'd be all over that with a proprietary cleat interface. #notbitter
codfather1234 RichardCunningham's article
May 27, 2017 at 12:46
May 27, 2017
More Bike Checks From the Albstadt XC World Cup
They do. Just under the Truvativ Flag https://www.sram.com/truvativ/component/pedals#sm.012mnmqw170mef8104s1znfrq7hn4 All Sram need is a frame, a headset, saddle, grips and some tyres, then they could sell the full Sram bike. Imagine that; Super-Hyper-Boosty-McBoostFace and compatible with no other manufacturers products. I called it first.
codfather1234 pinkbikeaudience's article
May 26, 2017 at 11:07
May 26, 2017
RockShox – EWS Ireland 2017 Fantasy Contest
1 - Callaghan 2 - Hill 3 - Maes 1 - Ravenel 2 - Courdrier 3 - Thoma
codfather1234 pinkbikeaudience's article
May 12, 2017 at 12:11
May 12, 2017
Spotted: Gee Atherton Aboard a Trek Session 29er
To be honest, I'm fairly sure he doesn't give Edam what the haters say.
codfather1234 pinkbikeaudience's article
May 12, 2017 at 12:02
May 12, 2017
Spotted: Gee Atherton Aboard a Trek Session 29er
Yeah, I'm sure the illuminati is out to force people onto large wheeled bicycles... Comparing big oil companies to the mountain bike industries is comparing apples to chocolate oranges; it's meaningless. I fully expect to be downvoted into oblivion by the very subjects of my rant. Such is life. But if these people spent less time getting worked up on forums and more time buying 26" components, maybe their beloved wheelsize would still be around. Food for thought. Peace out one and all.
codfather1234 pinkbikeaudience's article
May 12, 2017 at 11:46
May 12, 2017
Spotted: Gee Atherton Aboard a Trek Session 29er
Let's face it; 26" died because not enough people were willing to put their money where their mouth is. The fact is that businesses respond to consumer demand and if everyone in the MTB world truly did only want 26", it would still be around. But you have to bear in mind that the #26forlyf crew on Pinkbike represent such a small percentage of the wider MTB world and they are outweighed by those who do want new things and who do want to see change. People wanted new, so the industry gave it to them. Bigger wheels became more popular and that's where the focus shifted. If 26" truly was what people wanted and were buying, the industry wouldn't have moved away from the flow. Lots of people on Pinkbike seem to claim they want a new 26" straight steerer Totem, coil sprung, 180mm travel and whatever. But the wider community doesn't want this and therefore it isn't profitable. Businesses aren't going to keep making products at a loss to please the handful of people out there who refuse to accept change. But then again, maybe we should all go back to riding full rigids with 150mm stems and cantilever brakes. No change for anyone! No innovation ever! Death to improvements!
codfather1234 pinkbikeaudience's article
May 12, 2017 at 5:00
May 12, 2017
Giro – EWS Madeira 2017 Fantasy Contest
Men: 1. Rude, 2. Maes, 3. Hill Women: 1 Ravanel 2. Coudurier 3. Thoma
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