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ericwahl83 pinkbikeaudience's article
Jul 10, 2017 at 17:37
Jul 10, 2017
Finals Results - Lenzerheide DH World Cup 2017
@humoroususername: Apples to oranges. You watch motorsports for a crash then sure that's the excitement aspect of it. Still crashes in downhill regardless of bike reliability. I've been riding Moto for a while and the simple fact is motos are way more reliable (and you still get crashes if that's your thing). Yes Darkstar, the tires obviously have to be thinner on a mtb. My point is every race has about 10% of bikes breaking and for a racer that blows when your equipment can't handle your personal capability. So now how is my argument nonsense?
ericwahl83 RichardCunningham's article
Feb 10, 2017 at 15:16
Feb 10, 2017
Downhill Secret Revealed: Flat Tire Defender Foam Inserts - First Look
@kcapitan: the procore system is the Mtb iteration of tubliss. On a moto weight is less of an issue, plus procore is expensive and doesn't work as well as tubliss on a moto for various design reasons. That's why it hasn't caught on. A bib mousse would be awful on a Mtb for a few reasons--it would be impossible to pedal and heavy!
ericwahl83 mikelevy's article
Feb 10, 2017 at 14:54
Feb 10, 2017
MRP Ramp Control Cartridge - Review
@IrishPirate: that would be the ticket! I'll keep an eye out, thanks!
ericwahl83 mikelevy's article
Feb 9, 2017 at 14:41
Feb 9, 2017
MRP Ramp Control Cartridge - Review
@jaydawg69: yep that looks like the only solution. Year a brand new fork apart and put in more shims. I never wanted an air fork, and the conversion apperwntly has to to be done when the fork is new to make a seal for the air chamber so not really an option. Pretty disappointing from a new fork. I'm not super heavy either... 205lbs
ericwahl83 mikelevy's article
Feb 9, 2017 at 9:33
Feb 9, 2017
MRP Ramp Control Cartridge - Review
Now if there was just something out there that could increase the progression in my Boxxer team. I have the stiffest spring and compression all the way up and it still bottoms on every ride...
ericwahl83 RichardCunningham's article
Sep 29, 2016 at 21:33
Sep 29, 2016
History and Deception - Opinion
I don't get it. Do people realize you can ride a Dirtbike on trails? Dirtbike technology is way better than ebike tech, and it looks like dirtbikes are cheaper. Why half-@ss it when you can just get a husky or ktm and ride that? I know it depends on the state but in Washington we have thousands of miles of single-track for dirt bikes. What am I missing?
ericwahl83 pinkbikeaudience's article
Apr 7, 2016 at 21:19
Apr 7, 2016
Ask Pinkbike: Chain Guides for DH, CO2 Inflators, and Tire Recommendations
Ridden plenty of rocky downhill and a narrow wide chainring with a top guide with a clutch rear derailleur is all you need. Decreases the drag on the drive train by a lot and I've yet to drop a chain with that setup.
ericwahl83 paulaston's article
Feb 15, 2016 at 22:28
Feb 15, 2016
MarshGuard Slapper Tape - Review
Is it April first already? This is 3M mastic tape repackaged into a useless container...unless I'm missing something here!?
ericwahl83 paulaston's article
Feb 5, 2016 at 19:09
Feb 5, 2016
Scott RC Pro LF Glove
These things look like they would last a month before tearing apart at the seams. These gloves are probably made at the same sweatshop in China with the rest where they just stamp different logos on them and vary the design a little. So far the only gloves that have been worth a damn are Klim.
ericwahl83 mikelevy's article
Jan 26, 2016 at 21:43
Jan 26, 2016
Marzocchi and Fox - What's Happening Now?
@theraven. I agree brand loyalty plays a part but I also think a lot of people that have tried both good fox products and good marz products prefer the marz for performance and reliability reasons, overall. But yeah it's just like a Dodge owner hating a Ford and never having owned one. I will say it seems my reasoning and other people's on here is performance based.
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