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ghettoflash KaliProtectives's article
Aug 20, 2018 at 17:15
Aug 20, 2018
Kali Protectives Launches New Maya & Alpine Helmets
I had the nastiest crash I've ever experienced while wearing a Maya. The damage sustained to the helmet was impressive with clear compressions and plastic deformations. My other helmets cracked without any significant deformation on lesser crashes. The Maya did it's job, and while the crash messed me up, I'm positive I'm alive because of it. Purely anecdotal, I know, but the way the helmet deformed was space age. On top of that, Kali replaced it with no charge. Great gear, great CS, and now they have a helmet is green so i have no choice but to buy another ;)
ghettoflash YTIndustries's article
Mar 8, 2017 at 8:28
Mar 8, 2017
Catalocos: Erik Irmisch Visits Lacondeguy in Barcelona - Video
Yea...this video is...meh The riding is very subpar for the content we are exposed to these days. I would have rather watched the gang's antics then the riding lol But I still like watching this stuff...better than working, err, I mean...doing nothing
ghettoflash paulaston's article
Feb 24, 2017 at 8:15
Feb 24, 2017
Trickstuff Direttissima Brakes - Review
That logo looks like it belongs to some kind of family fun center. Then again I am very shallow so... The product, however, is gorgeous, and as someone who has done work with engineers in Freiburg, the culture of quality is awesome. i would trust this product just based off of my regional experience.
ghettoflash BigBrownBunny's article
Feb 15, 2017 at 9:42
Feb 15, 2017
New Rocky Mountain Enduro Series Brings Fresh Racing to CO, NM and UT
The Whole Enchilada is brutal-I can't wait!
ghettoflash lbbikes's article
Sep 25, 2016 at 13:12
Sep 25, 2016
ghettoflash mikelevy's article
Sep 7, 2016 at 21:15
Sep 7, 2016
Table for Four - Opinion
Peat, Pantani, Vanderham, Batty
ghettoflash vernonfelton's article
Aug 25, 2016 at 15:28
Aug 25, 2016
Dear Bike Industry - Opinion
I feel like the bike industry has paid it's dues and is now becoming a common past time in many regions of the world. The industry is maturing and working out the kinks of its tapering boom market. The only way to maintain market share is through obsolescence. It's the only way it can sustain it's growth. The emergence of direct to consumer sales models is seriously changing the game, so staple brands have to now value proof themselves with bigger and greater innovations. The problem is, there hasn't been any, save for OEM components. These companies have to market the ever-living shit of their subtle design changes, which cost money, which raises prices, which forces more subtle changes to stay competitive. But the market never lies. People are obvious buying this stuff the above model is obviously working. The issue will be some years down the road if the aftermarket isn't big enough to support the fragmented obsolescence model. It's the PC market all over again. 400 brands making computers reduced to less than a handful over a decade. The market simply will never be big enough to support so much change. Bike brands: Band together and create your own standards like other commodity industries and then focus your business models on providing your consumer the best value. Consumers: focus on value not on latest tech if you want to this change.
ghettoflash pinkbikeaudience's article
Jul 8, 2016 at 8:03
Jul 8, 2016
Radon Bikes UCI World Cup Downhill Lenzerheide Fantasy Contest
Men: 1st Aaron Gwin 2nd Troy Brosnan 3rd Connor Fearon Women 1st Rachel Atherton 2nd Tahnée Seagrave 3rd Manon Carpenter
ghettoflash RichardCunningham's article
Jun 28, 2016 at 19:05
Jun 28, 2016
First Ride: Tantrum Cycles Missing Link Suspension
@Mtbguy87: oh don't get me wrong. I totally agree. I'm just a study of the market. The average consumer has different priorities than the specialized one. In a head to head. All things being equal, the better looking product will be preferred.
ghettoflash pinkbikeaudience's article
Jun 28, 2016 at 19:00
Jun 28, 2016
Ask Pinkbike: What to Upgrade, Short Steerer Tube
I was actually serious. Why do people cut their steer tubes? As someone who jas never cut his, its never bothered me but i do get nervous i will land on the top sticking past the stem. The humour was off but the neg propping into oblivion is a little heavy handed. You guys suck
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