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loganflores mikekazimer's article
Aug 18, 2017 at 1:36
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Unno's Showstopping Carbon DH Bike: First Ride - Crankworx Whistler 2017
@WAKIdesigns: also 11-40 or 42 wasn't enough? You must remember 32 and the anticipation of the first 11-36?
loganflores mikekazimer's article
Aug 18, 2017 at 1:24
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Unno's Showstopping Carbon DH Bike: First Ride - Crankworx Whistler 2017
@WAKIdesigns: Are you kiding I asked about a modern derailure and you bring up one from 2001 and another from 2010 I have a 2008 x 7 that has been through the the ringer and still works and some 2000s xt derailures as well a 9 speed despite its range has a far better cassette life as well as chain life and now they make them with better range. And yes I have tried di2 and it works but my point about my 20 year old derailure is that I don't think a di2 servo motor will last anywhere near as long as a spring and cable system. I'd also like to point out that a clutch is nice in theory but it's impossible for a clutch derailure to last as long as a non clutch they want you to throw your shit out after a few years back in the day my dad and I used to dream of buying ti frames for Xc and steel hardtails for dh and all mountain but back then people bought a frame or fork to last a long long time. The forks weren't so grate but better than my manitou six I think. I'm not talking about smashing it I'm talking about life cycle when moderately cared for. although I bet your 2001 xt will stand up better to a smash it's heavier than a new one I've Seen a lot of twisted xts and xtr's
loganflores mikekazimer's article
Aug 17, 2017 at 19:12
Aug 17, 2017
Unno's Showstopping Carbon DH Bike: First Ride - Crankworx Whistler 2017
@WAKIdesigns: also i have a 96 or so xt that works perfectly still after thousands upon thousands of miles. How long does a derailure last nowdays?
loganflores mikekazimer's article
Aug 17, 2017 at 19:07
Aug 17, 2017
Unno's Showstopping Carbon DH Bike: First Ride - Crankworx Whistler 2017
@WAKIdesigns: there is a lot to unpack there I talk about bike to bike and the poorer side of things and people just starting and you talk about parts/upgrades that someone who has been at it a while would buy yes parts and bikes have come a long way brakes and suspension especially I remember how much better my dads xtr rim brakes where versus my deore rim brakes back in 98. If your building a bike than its much better buying components parts are cheaper than ever and better but buying a lower end bike has gotten worse and that's bad for the industry. I've been at it a while too I learned trials on a 90 Bridgestone b4 17 in. The bike I got In 2005 had a manitou skarab elite thing was insanely light air adjust compression rebound it had bb5s or bb7s Mavic wheels SRAM 9 or seven can't remember my coworker got a bottom barrel fork with no adjustments,8 speed low end SRAM,shit wheels,square taper, bb and crap brakes he had to upgrade almost everything and almost all bikes in that price were the same.
loganflores mikekazimer's article
Aug 17, 2017 at 1:04
Aug 17, 2017
Unno's Showstopping Carbon DH Bike: First Ride - Crankworx Whistler 2017
@WAKIdesigns: I understand that the general attitude isn't great. However people angry about the death of 26 have a good leg to stand on. As well as those who are angry about the price of a bike have you worked in a bike shop or better yet a bike shop in a poor town in the last ten fifteen years? My retail 900$ bike from 05 had much better parts than my co worker who bought an 850 retail price bike last year I tried to help him find the best deal and they were all the same he spent 400 or so on a new fork got new brakes for 200 new cranks because nowadays at that price they mostly have square tapered wtf. And looking through my old magizines full suspension are the same I've looked at all kinds of bikes and the parts on a 2400$ Now verses then is a joke. But if you never look at the entry levels than you cant really say anything. Bikes have become much more expensive with little gain.
loganflores mikekazimer's article
Aug 17, 2017 at 0:32
Aug 17, 2017
Unno's Showstopping Carbon DH Bike: First Ride - Crankworx Whistler 2017
@bizutch: I find the idea of history and instagram in the same sentence really funny how long have you been riding?
loganflores rasoulution's article
Aug 10, 2017 at 23:41
Aug 10, 2017
5 Things We Have Learned in Mont-Sainte-Anne
Not to disagree but I think Hans Rey is the g.o.a.t check the history books goat is greatest of all time right?
loganflores vernonfelton's article
Aug 5, 2017 at 14:37
Aug 5, 2017
My Crusade - Opinion
@DrStairs: I worked at a few performance shops and you are right management is a lot of it they are going down the drain lately however if you have some passionate people it's as good as any shop for people out there who only buy 3000+ bikes it's not the best place but a large portion of bikers dream about a 2000 bike and buy a 900$ after getting a shittbike and getting addicted. So those who dream about 6000+ bikes and buy 3500 bikes don't understand a lot of riders are poor and bikes have become stupidly expensive for no reason. ( bikes have been overinflated in price) but to go into a shop that sells real entry level is nice for some people.
loganflores gojammedia's article
Jul 21, 2017 at 1:22
Jul 21, 2017
Enduro Bikes of the US National Championships
Ya it was called super d an all mountain race if you will I don't know what happened @b1k35c13nt15t:
loganflores RichardCunningham's article
Jul 20, 2017 at 17:00
Jul 20, 2017
Oregon Will Be First US State to Tax Bicycles for Transportation Projects
That's not true your misusing that stat that's accidental death and through a little googling around 50000 people died from opioids yet 88000 died from alcohol I love a drink as much as the next guy but your stat is misleading overall drugs don't make the top ten 40000 people died in driving accidents an 10000 of those were drunk driving.@EastCoastDHer:
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