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Dec 11, 2019 at 18:13
Dec 11, 2019
davidpirrie RichardCunningham's article
Dec 14, 2018 at 12:47
Dec 14, 2018
Handlebar Width vs Handling - Are Your Bars Too Wide?
Pick your bar width and don't be a dick about it. Thanks to How to be a Mtn Biker video for that one......Classic!
davidpirrie diamondbackbikes's article
Apr 25, 2018 at 12:50
Apr 25, 2018
davidpirrie SCOTT-Sports's article
Feb 17, 2018 at 17:38
Feb 17, 2018
Escaping Winter in Utah - Chasing Trail Ep. 18
Been there multiple times and love it in southern Utah. Main word of advice though, bring your own beer and coffee! Mormons suck, everybody knows it, Colorado should annex Moab and surrounding areas.
davidpirrie pinkbikeaudience's article
Jun 20, 2017 at 15:41
Jun 20, 2017
Ask Pinkbike: Bears, Semi-Slicks, and Brakes
I always carry bear spray on longer remote rides and hikes but I also carry bear bangers. I carry bear bangers because i don't want things to escalate to where I need bear spray. Believe me, bear bangers have worked for me more times than I can remember with grizzly bears, as long as used properly, like straight up in the air. I should note I have never felt the need for anything with my many black bear encounters as they just poop and run! Never point it at the bear or at any trajectory other than straight up. Yes forest fires are a concern, thinking of trying out a compact air horn. As for cougars, where are you folks getting your info? With only two confirmed attacks of adults in all of NA, both of which were on Vancouver Island, I dare say it's a little overblown. Children and small dogs on the other hand.... There seems to me this weird reluctance to promote the use for them. Apart from kids mucking around, potential fires and dangerous misuse (all real concerns) they F'ing work!
Selling
Jun 19, 2017 at 11:03
Jun 19, 2017

Fox 100mm F29 shock w/ bontrager 29 wheel

$250 CAD
I have a lightly used 32mm Fox Racing Shock F29 G3 100mm 29er fork and the Bontager Race Lite FCC wheel that came with it. Off of a 2011 Trek Superfly. All 9mm QR. Fork is in great shape as is the wheel, comes with new Maxxiss Ardent 2.4" and a Bontrager 29-2 2.1". I also have a whole X9 drivetrain, cranks, Avid Elixer brakes, Rhythm Elite seat post and evoke 2 saddle. Basically enough to build an entire bike minus the frame and rear wheel. All in 350.00

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Jun 19, 2017 at 10:51
Jun 19, 2017
Selling
Apr 24, 2017 at 12:25
Apr 24, 2017

Rocky Mtn Switch, mint condition

$1000 CAD
The perfect bike for your growing teenager looking to get into the game! This 7" travel 2007 Switch is in mint condition and barely used last several years. 2007 Wade Simmons special edition frame was a replacement frame, as good as new. The wheel set was the best money could buy at the time, Mavic Crossmax. Brand new replacement drivetrain and brakes. Granny gear included for the ride up! Sram X9 front and rear. Juicy 5 brakes. Mavic Crossmax wheel set. Front 20mm axle, rear old school qr. Excellent condition. Brand new Maxxis Minion DH. 2.7 front, 2.5 rear. Marzocchi T55 Micro Switch front fork, serviced. Marzocchi Rocco Coil TST rear, serviced. Chromag BZA bar. Thompson elite 50mm stem.

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Apr 24, 2017 at 12:06
Apr 24, 2017
davidpirrie mattwragg's article
Feb 23, 2017 at 16:28
Feb 23, 2017
Point: E-Bikes Are Good for the Sport
This whole fiasco must be terminated as soon as possible. All federal and provincial jurisdictions who have power of authority must come out hard and concise in regards to E bikes. They are a motorized vehicle. Period. Any area where motorized vehicles are not permitted also includes E bikes. period. The multitude of wilderness advocacy groups, and pretty much all other trail user groups will slay mtn biking as a whole if allowed to grow. I support them wholly, even when they can be a little holier than thou if you know what I mean. I know it would be a disaster here in North Vancouver if E bikes got a foothold in the market and started to be a serious alternative to actually riding your damn mountain bike! If allowed to fester and grow the end result will be banning of all bikes. Period!
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