Video: The Latest Tech From the Lenzerheide DH World Cup - Smoke and Mirrors

Jul 6, 2022 at 14:38
by Henry Quinney  

As we get ready for what could be a novel dry race in the summer of 2022, we take a look at what new arrivals we have on the World Cup circuit. There are new bikes from brands both big and small but - and I would say to an even greater extent than usual - secrecy is something of a theme.


68 Comments

  • 106 7
 1. Picture = 1000 words
2. 6:28min Video at 30fps = 11,640 Pictures
3. This video = 11,640,000 words
  • 5 3
 Most are just duplicates of the photo one frame before, so more like 5,000,000 words or so, but I see what yer smokin'!
  • 17 0
 Only 9700 words for those of us in PAL. Pick a frame rate and be a dick about it
  • 2 0
 @westmatteeussen: is anyone still using PAL ATSC or NTSC anymore???
  • 2 0
 Does resolution affect the amount of words a picture equals
  • 1 0
 @Bikerdude137: Perhaps it’s a vocabulary thing. (ie. 480p is 5th grade, 1080p is 12th grade, 4K is university, and… well… they don’t have a resolution high enough for @henryquinney’s vocab yet.)
  • 1 0
 Also did you include the amount of words said in the video because that would add on too. Are random sounds worth any words? I'm definitely overthinking this
  • 23 2
 Please keep the stache going for the rest of the season
  • 18 0
 SRAM design team still using the crappy saggy azz design of the rear caliper blocking the mounting bolt. Hilarious they still cant get that rite.
  • 2 0
 you're not wrong.
  • 1 0
 Design team? Wait what?!?
And here I am thinking all they got are pyro ninjas setting factories on fire around Japan, silly lilly me.
  • 19 1
 What's it going to take to greenlight Aimi Factory Racing TV?
  • 16 0
 Okily Dokily!
  • 14 1
 That's the sort of moustache that isn't allowed within 100 meters of a school or playground.
  • 1 0
 Unless you wrangle the job of PE Teacher
  • 8 0
 No one gonna talk about that Polestar bike at the end? Looked pretty sweet
  • 3 0
 +1 Looked tasty
  • 1 0
 Henry seemed to like them, but I thought they looked like gimmicky tat.
  • 7 0
 Who's going to get a photo of Finn's new Demo first?
  • 7 0
 I spotted this in Morzine a couple of weeks ago...

www.pinkbike.com/photo/22916069
  • 2 0
 @islandforlife: It looks very unique,like carbon tubes glued to some steel lugs? I think it is a prototype for new kinematics cos the frame is far from being a serial production one. Even the seat stays looks like the carbon one´s in the Enduro.
  • 5 1
 @henryquinney...Out of interest, is your dad Tom Sellick or Ron Jeremy? The lip resemblance is uncanny.
  • 3 0
 [meme] why not both? [/meme]
  • 4 0
 Seriously....you can't compare that thing on his face to either of those guys, it's not even close brother
  • 1 0
 The prototype demo looks good,half DH bike half bike packing DH bike hehehe. That cover is really big. Only thing evident is no more links in the seat stays/rockers arms.
I bet it would have a huge SWAT cavity that´s why is so secret,so you can hide an entire bocadillo,not a sad thin baguette like in the other S bikes.
  • 23 18
 Where are the pictures!!
  • 18 3
 They covered that on their last podcast. Video has a faster turn around as Henry works for PB. The photos have a slower turn around as the photographers shoot for other clients, and this means they are a bit slower getting their stuff out.
  • 4 0
 Lookin good mate, Mo' money no problems
  • 13 10
 Mustaches be like, and a windowless van, with "Free Candy" painted on the side. Cruzing through the school zones.
  • 12 4
 That joke wasn't even funny 25 years ago.
  • 2 2
 Says the 'salary man' that works 84 hours a week (heavy sarcasm).... I hope you realize how cliche and innacurate your comment is.
  • 4 0
 S-Class*
  • 7 4
 dude Henry is the BEST!
  • 2 0
 That Gamux bike scares me. I've gotten some nasty bruises front sharp edges on bikes.
  • 3 0
 Why is @henryquinney holding part of his mustache in his hand?
  • 3 1
 No pics @PB... next year no DH @redbulltv...
Vital without comments...

Life is getting harder
  • 3 0
 Why does Henry look 25 and 45 at the same time?
  • 8 6
 Youtube pays the bills kids Pictures do not
  • 2 0
 “FORBIDDEN” to be there
  • 6 4
 lose the caterpillar Henry please
  • 2 0
 Everything was quite…interesting
  • 2 1
 Give the people what they want... Forbidden DH bike !!!
  • 2 0
 @mikekazimer: You're the man Mike, thanks !
  • 2 0
 @mikekazimer: Full review tomorrow Kazimer?
  • 2 0
 @mikekazimer: you cant go posting spy photos like that.. it is Verbotten
  • 1 0
 its a good thing he addressed the mustache right off the bat
  • 2 0
 Twonk
  • 4 3
 Get wrecked with your videos I NEED TO PINCH ZOOM THAT NERD GARBAGE.
  • 3 0
 The comment section usually gives Henry a hard time, but I've never heard of him referred to as nerd garbage. Thats harsh.
  • 4 4
 This guy brings some much needed personality to pinkbike… keep it up mate
  • 1 0
 Happy to see that new fuzzy thing protecting against the wind
  • 2 0
 Renegade 80s PE teacher
  • 1 0
 ...skip ahead, skip ahead, skip ahead, back to main menu.
  • 3 4
 Was there anything worth watching in the video? I'd like to know before I waste 10 minutes scrolling back and forth.

If only there was an article...
  • 1 0
 Amy is such a personality...
  • 1 0
 Henry needs a pith hat to go with that fuzzy...thing on his face.
  • 1 1
 Well at least the radar signature might be lower
  • 1 0
 Volvo bike looks
  • 3 2
 boring
  • 1 1
 I've been click baited :'(
  • 3 3
 No pics, meh
  • 1 2
 Henry talks sooo much BS speculation its unreal Bellender.





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