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ddmonkey RichardCunningham's article
Jul 16, 2019 at 6:29
Jul 16, 2019
Nicolai Announces New Ultra-Adjustable G1 Enduro Bike
I got to ride one of these last weekend - it was very, very good, the whole package really works..
ddmonkey mikekazimer's article
Jul 16, 2019 at 5:32
Jul 16, 2019
Freeride's Alive - Riding the 2020 Yeti SB165
Chain stays are too short hence front wheel washes out on flat corners, the Geo is not balanced...
ddmonkey jamessmurthwaite's article
Jul 12, 2019 at 3:33
Jul 12, 2019
Video: High Speeds and Big Air in Cathrovision Day 1 at the Les Gets World Cup
Rachel hurt herself on the flat landing of the final drop / step down into the finish area, not the long jump fly off.
ddmonkey jamessmurthwaite's article
Jun 26, 2019 at 6:27
Jun 26, 2019
Martin Maes Tests Positive for Masking Agent at EWS Rotorua & Tasmania, Receives 90 Day ‘Non-Intentional’ Suspension
This is really rubbish - this season EWS men's competition is now ruined for all participating and following IMHO. Such a shame a bit of common sense couldn't be applied here.
ddmonkey rossbellphoto's article
May 22, 2019 at 2:19
May 22, 2019
Bike Check: Joe Barnes' Unique Orange Alpine 6
Loving the bike & colour scheme but cranks should have been black not silver... :)
ddmonkey jamessmurthwaite's article
Feb 20, 2019 at 4:10
Feb 20, 2019
Randoms - iceBike 2019
@nojzilla: no - that's a Scimitar, the sword used by Saracens..
ddmonkey jamessmurthwaite's article
Jan 29, 2019 at 4:11
Jan 29, 2019
4 Hardcore Hardtails - Core Bike 2019
My back hurts just looking at these photo's...
ddmonkey intensecyclesusa's article
Jan 23, 2019 at 1:33
Jan 23, 2019
Gwin, Mulally & Moir on Intense Factory Racing for 2019
Jeff Steber looks more like David Bowie every time I see a picture of him!
ddmonkey VorsprungSuspension's article
Jan 4, 2019 at 2:49
Jan 4, 2019
Video: Vorsprung on Understanding Advanced Bike Geometry - Part 2
@VorsprungSuspension: Yes I would agree that the short bike was probably too small (although not by old Geo sizing standards :) ). I am 6'1" tall but with monkey arms which I think also explains why the XL Patrol fits me well. I've not yet ridden a bike yet that is too long for me I suspect... I'd be interested to try a longer bike like a Geometron but I do think that there is such a thing as too long and my current bike is probably about right.
ddmonkey VorsprungSuspension's article
Jan 3, 2019 at 0:47
Jan 3, 2019
Video: Vorsprung on Understanding Advanced Bike Geometry - Part 2
Really interesting conclusion, I understand the logic but I have found the opposite. I moved from an older style "short" Geo bike to my current ride which is an XL 2016 Patrol and found that I got much less tired as the correct riding position is far more natural. On the shorter bike I felt too upright so putting weight through my bars felt really awkward and pushed my backside too far back behind the saddle. Now I can be in a much more relaxed overall body position due to the bike fit and have more weight through my hands as I can adopt a flatter riding position, at least that's how it feels... confusing!
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