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jaydmf mattwragg's article
Aug 25, 2017 at 10:56
Aug 25, 2017
Formula Nero DH Fork - First Look
Dorado ? pretty sure thats been 29 compatible for some time just tops out @ 175mm travel
jaydmf mikelevy's article
Mar 1, 2017 at 14:50
Mar 1, 2017
Cane Creek Introduces Fork - Exclusive First Ride
glad it wasnt just me that was thinking this is pretty much just a pike / mattoc mashup. think the hexlock is a better solution , that lock ring looks a bit flimsy on the CC. i'll stick with a mattoc as initial cost and maintenance are both cheaper. Nice to see CC bring out a fork but i wish more people were still producing 34/35/36mm fork with semi sealed dampers. yes the performance might not be quite as good but for the home mechanic/average joe do you really notice the difference if you have the range of controls ? and how much less time does it take to rebuild a semi sealed system compared to pratting about with a bladder/bleeding
jaydmf rossbellphoto's article
Feb 24, 2017 at 10:24
Feb 24, 2017
Inside Orange Bikes
Price for going from 5/6 models to the current 13 and offering loads of customisation. Think they need to simplify the range, however having said that they are more reasonably priced than they used to be when compared to big name far east frames. love the ones i have but i cant say im digging the looks on the latest models, leave the curvy tubing to hydroforming madness like the nukeproofs. Give me something that looks like a girder. Oh and bring back the patriot (66/07-09 era which had the shock shuttles) that was a bike you could setup however you wanted
jaydmf pinkbikeaudience's article
Nov 15, 2016 at 13:28
Nov 15, 2016
2016 Pinkbike Awards - Suspension Product of the Year Nominees
@Fix-the-Spade: your not wrong. Its a damn good fork. I was never a manitou fan until the mattoc showed up. love mine and their support team in europe are well helpful
jaydmf pinkbikeaudience's article
Oct 27, 2016 at 11:28
Oct 27, 2016
CRC Planning to Cut Jobs in Northern Ireland
well done wiggle, yet another thing youve managed to fubar. knew this was gonna happen. hopefully one day we may see CRC return as what it was, gonna be hard to change peoples opinions if they end up with the levels of service wiggle offer tho.
jaydmf AJBarlas's article
Oct 26, 2016 at 5:28
Oct 26, 2016
Manitou Mattoc Pro 2 - Review
@bansaiman: yeah it is only offset that changes but you need 2 spacers, 1 either side. mantious own diagram shows it and all 3 pairs i have have the spacer on the damper side shaft (experts)
jaydmf AJBarlas's article
Oct 25, 2016 at 12:24
Oct 25, 2016
Manitou Mattoc Pro 2 - Review
@carym: its the csu that is different, lowers are all the same but yes you can run either wheel size, just need 10mm spacers on the bottom of the air spring and damper shafts and change of the hbo adaptor. great forks although i have had one pair with the bushing issue. manitou support is great, i had new lowers out in 3 days direct from manitou europe after the disti in the uk couldnt have given less of a s***
jaydmf mattwragg's article
Oct 4, 2016 at 10:49
Oct 4, 2016
From the Top: Michael Cowan - CRC's e-Commerce Director
yup pretty much SLX drivetrain has just bumped up by 1/3 in a couple of weeks. M7000 rear mech is now cheaper in euro from bike discount than CRC. Notice how theyre also selling a lot more OE stock with no mention of it in the description. Ive bought a lot of kit from these guys and services was always good but its slowly slipping. Wiggle on the other hand have been dread eveytime ive had an issue so lets hope the CRC side of things wins out in the long run
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