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laksboy RichardCunningham's article
Oct 6, 2019 at 16:17
Oct 6, 2019
laksboy TransitionBikeCompany's article
Oct 3, 2019 at 3:21
Oct 3, 2019
laksboy Lyne-Components's article
Oct 3, 2019 at 1:44
Oct 3, 2019
laksboy pinkbikeoriginals's article
Sep 30, 2019 at 15:24
Sep 30, 2019
Video: 2020 Santa Cruz Tallboy VS Trek Fuel EX - Cage Match
I do switchbacks and it was a problem.
laksboy mikelevy's article
Sep 19, 2019 at 7:02
Sep 19, 2019
Review: 6 Months with SRAM'S Wireless Eagle AXS XX1 Drivetrain
3 things. 1. It wakes up on any movement. So how much battery is it sucking while hanging off my truck on a multi-day road trip? 2. If I really needed/wanted electronic shifting, I'd buy Archer Components D1X Trail system for $390 or probably cheaper with one of their 15% off sales.. Works with any derailleur, 10, 11, 12, or 13 speeds... Possibly the ergonomics aren't as good as the AXS, but after reading the review, didn't sound like Levy was 100% on those either. 3. What happens when you bend your hanger on a ride? How easy is AXS to adjust and get your bike to stay in a gear again? The trim adjustment feature on D1x is adjustable to each gear which theoretically make it easier to adjust the system to a wider range of functioning gears than a global trim adjust like on AXS with a mangled hanger (and maybe damaged derailleur).
laksboy smalltownboycustoms's article
Sep 10, 2019 at 20:04
Sep 10, 2019
Reader Story: Building a Custom Bike Frame at Home
I'm excited to do this someday. Custom DH tandem!
laksboy TitoTomasi's article
Sep 10, 2019 at 13:26
Sep 10, 2019
Video: Tito Tomasi Explores California & the Pacific Northwest in Episode 4 of 'Las Americas'
Come shuttle San Luis Obsipo with @BikeChurchShuttles on your next trip down the coast.
laksboy jamessmurthwaite's article
Sep 5, 2019 at 15:01
Sep 5, 2019
Zerode's Katipo is a Gearbox Equipped 29er With Serious Intent - Eurobike 2019
The US distributor CycleMonkey has been hitting the festival circuit pretty hard the last couple of years with their demo fleet.
laksboy jamessmurthwaite's article
Sep 5, 2019 at 11:06
Sep 5, 2019
Zerode's Katipo is a Gearbox Equipped 29er With Serious Intent - Eurobike 2019
@phops: yes. Thanks for acknowledging you haven't used the pinion shifter. It's not nearly as good or precise or ergonomic as a Sram gripshift. And hardly anyone likes those either. The Taniwha was my quiver of one for 2 years and 1,400 miles. A trigger shifter would have made it much better. Shifting while not having to crank isn't really much of a real-world on-the-trail advantage except when stopped on the trail or in the parking lot. If Pinion could reduce the drag while pedaling and provide a better shifter, I'd happily take the weight penalty in exchange for the superior suspension performance and not having to worry about Derailleur damage or maintenance. I'd even accept the unavoidable loss of momentum when downshifting under load.
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