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duzzi danielsapp's article
Dec 17, 2018 at 8:32
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Field Test: Yeti SB130
It is hard to believe (and in the case f weight an oxymoron) that a 29 wheeled 29 pounds bike is 'light and lively" ...
duzzi RichardCunningham's article
Nov 30, 2018 at 1:13
Nov 30, 2018
Tested: 5 Ways to Hold a Tube on Your Frame
Ridiculousness at its best!!!!! Keep up the great work! (the reference to the "Fumble Factor" is particularly precious)
duzzi danielsapp's article
Oct 23, 2018 at 12:25
Oct 23, 2018
First Look: Industry Nine's A35 Stem
Looks like a Renthal Apex copy cat. Incredibly annoying that it is offered only in A35. planned obsolescence in Action!
duzzi RichardCunningham's article
Oct 16, 2018 at 8:23
Oct 16, 2018
Now THAT Was a Bike: 1993 AMP Research B2
Frame was a noodle, fork was useless on any kind descent, shock was non adjustable but its lack of travel masked the problems with the Horst link ... I had a B4 and it did not last too long, the pivots self-destruct, but it was light. BTW: you can count on RC to say the smart thing: the idea that the angle of the rear pulling cable rubbed power from cantilever brakes on suspension bikes is really precious!
duzzi RichardCunningham's article
Oct 12, 2018 at 10:10
Oct 12, 2018
Opinion: Why Have Bike Makers Ignored this Grassroots Fix?
@Mojo348: I agree. Must be the stupidest suggestion I ever heard on Pink Bike: Cover your bike in plastic. What net? Suggesting to spray them with latex?
duzzi norcobicycles's article
Sep 27, 2018 at 8:59
Sep 27, 2018
Norco Releases New Budget-Friendly Fluid FS
Wow! a 74.5 seat angle!!!!! That will transform your ride and make you go uphill effortlessly!!!!!
duzzi mikelevy's article
Sep 12, 2018 at 14:36
Sep 12, 2018
Behind the Bike - Knolly's New Fugitive
Sure, a high end aluminum bike with a Horst Link: welcome to the end of the last century!!!!!!
duzzi alexcgevans's article
Aug 20, 2018 at 8:54
Aug 20, 2018
Review: NS Snabb 150 Plus 1
Oh well ... you are riding a 33 pounds (with pedals) monster with huge wheels and uber slack geometry ... what do you expect: climbing prowess?
duzzi mikelevy's article
Aug 8, 2018 at 9:57
Aug 8, 2018
Review: Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt Carbon 70
@Svinyard: so much so that even this reviewer notices that the bike does not really go with the shock wide open ... compare to my IBIS HD3 that climbs like a goat with a wide open shock and 150 mm travel. My experience with Horsts (GT, 130 travel, Turner, 140, Norco, 100) has always been the same: unless you firm up the shock a lot they don't really climb well. Back off the air pressure and they go through their travel the second they hit a root or a step, effectively stopping your momentum. But by all means, if you like it enjoy your bike!!!!
duzzi mikelevy's article
Aug 6, 2018 at 8:25
Aug 6, 2018
Review: Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt Carbon 70
"but the black and red bike never felt like it was in a hurry with its Fox shock left wide open". I just don't get why people insist using a Horst link. It simply does not climb efficiently and this has been know for at least 20 years ... even my 100 mm Norco Revolver is a dog uphill if I leave the shock open. Turn the blue lever and it climbs better but traction and bump compliance goes off.
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