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mountaincross trek's article
Jun 28, 2017 at 4:28
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The Cam McCaul Film - C3 Project Summer Series
I miss my 26er. Nothing whips through corners, pumps uneven terrain, accelerates, or plays nicer in the air than one of those. Sure 26 in wheels have their drawbacks compared to larger sizes, but you don't need mind blowing slopestyle skills to appreciate these qualities.
mountaincross MartinLortz's article
Jun 18, 2017 at 14:12
Jun 18, 2017
The Mountain Bike Tourist - Brevard, North Carolina
I spent 3 consecutive years road trippin' the 17 hours to Pisgah/Brevard, during the month of April, for a week of riding/camping and some nightlife in Asheville. Met a gal who loved mountain biking, showed me around a bit, and saw Tom Morello play in Ashville; two sets of "the nightwatchman" and wrapped it up with a set of Rage. So many fond memories...thank you Pisgah!
mountaincross Eastern-States-Cup's article
Jun 8, 2017 at 3:09
Jun 8, 2017
Vittoria ESC - Thunder Mountain Race Recap and Video
Besides the fantastic tracks, the great people I met on the transfers just added to the positive vibe that ESC brings to racing across our region. Another day in paradise!
mountaincross victoriabiker13's article
May 29, 2017 at 7:17
May 29, 2017
Feelings of Going For a Strava KOM – Video
@iamamodel: am·a·teur: 1. a person who engages in a pursuit, especially a sport, on an unpaid basis. synonyms:nonprofessional, nonspecialist, layman, layperson; "an amateur mountain biker"
mountaincross victoriabiker13's article
May 28, 2017 at 19:16
May 28, 2017
Feelings of Going For a Strava KOM – Video
@iamamodel: Um, going for a KOM? Yes it is...amateur for sure, but you are racing if you're going for a KOM. As for myself, I'm done with chasing KOM's.
mountaincross pinkbikeaudience's article
May 28, 2017 at 19:02
May 28, 2017
Enduro World Series Round 4, Ireland – Results
@railin: DH and Enduro: True Grit.
mountaincross victoriabiker13's article
May 28, 2017 at 18:37
May 28, 2017
Feelings of Going For a Strava KOM – Video
No, you are not. The absolute best thing about mountain bike racing is that the amateurs and pros get to share essentially the same experience on track. Give or take the fans.
mountaincross RichardCunningham's article
May 27, 2017 at 5:47
May 27, 2017
7 XC Bike Checks from Albstadt World Cup
Great to see XC professionals are heeding the advice of rank and file mountain bikers...dropper posts increase cornering speed enough to justify the added grams, even on a more traditional xc track. (but its still about the rider, so a rigid post will likely win this round).
mountaincross pinkbikeaudience's article
May 26, 2017 at 1:24
May 26, 2017
RockShox – EWS Ireland 2017 Fantasy Contest
1st- Hill (lighter CF bike gives him he edge he's been looking for) 2nd- Graves (can't get a mechanical in every race, or can he?) 3rd- Rude 1st - Cecile Ravanel 2nd - Isabeau Courdurier 3rd - Ines Thoma
mountaincross rossbellphoto's article
May 25, 2017 at 15:38
May 25, 2017
Tech Randoms – EWS Ireland 2017
Yeah, roughly a decade of wheel size marketing and finally somebody applies some math/science to the debate. Simplest controlled experiment one could imagine. *three identical bikes differing only in wheel size (26, 27.5, 29) *6 riders *30 timed runs per rider, 10 on each wheel size. Randomized order. *Compile data, apply statistical analysis, base conclusions on a 95% confidence interval. *Replicate the experiment for all relevant racing disciplines, in a variety of geologically distinct regions and track designs. *Publish in a peer reviewed journal (for credibility). *Read all about it on Pink bike
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