first off road bike: GT BMX MTB lineage: Raleigh, Jamis Dakota, Bridgestone MB2, Bridgestone MB1, Kona Cindercone, Voodoo Sobo, Santa Cruz Blur Classic, Ibis Mojo SL, YT Capra.

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mountaincross ChainReactionCycles's article
Feb 25, 2018 at 5:41
Feb 25, 2018
Sam Hill & CRC Mavic Show Off 2018 Bikes & Team Kit [Updated: More Images of Sam's Bike]
@Vudu74: I'm just shy of 5'10" with a 31in inseam. Until recently, most manufacture's bikes were either too short in the top tube and reach (size medium), or just about right in these areas, but with too long seat tube and head tube (size large). So the longer trend has benefited a lot of body types (but especially taller riders). However, some manufacturers are now taking it too far, building bikes that likely perform well on steep, rough tracks with minimal pedaling and not dominated by tight, twisty old school trails (like Pole), but will suffer everywhere else (IMO). The slacker trend has also largely been a benefit on all mountain and trial bikes as these bikes until recently tended to be influenced by xc geometry and were too twitchy. Hell, even dedicated xc race bikes were too twitchy until recently updated with new school geometry. This can also be taken too far. Trail bikes that encounter much relatively low speed (lots of pedaling) but otherwise technical terrain start to feel sloppy if the head angle is less than about 66 degrees (IMO). The trend toward lower bb has been much more of a mixed result. Lower bb performs better on relatively steep and fast, sustained downhills, as well as on flow trails with berms and such. Lower bb however has not been so great on rolling terrain covered everywhere with rocks, holes, roots, and sudden changes in topography (i.e. New England...Virginia...East and North East Coast. Sure, you can ratchet, finesse, and time your pedal strokes...but you will also be losing speed as your mates on taller bb bikes pedal past you...
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Feb 10, 2018
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Feb 1, 2018 at 10:36
Feb 1, 2018
Feb 1, 2018 at 9:44
Feb 1, 2018

YT Capra w/Carbon Wheels. Price Drop!

$3500 USD
Loaded with new components. Carbon Wheels. Rebuilt and ready to rip. This bike DOESN'T NEED ANY MAINTENANCE WORK! Perfect bike for splitting time between enduro racing, trail riding, shuttle runs, and bike park shenanigans. New! Race Face Turbine Dropper Post New! SRAM Guide R Brakes New! SRAM X1 Cassette 10-42 New! Race Face BB92 Bottom Bracket New! Race Face Cinch Chain ring 32T New! Maxxis High Roller II Tires New! Cane Creek Headset New! Enduro Max main pivot bearing. Monarch Plus RC3 Debonair. Fully rebuilt. Like new. Light Bicycle carbon fiber All Mountain Rims (30mm internal width; 32 hole) used during the summer of 2017. Running true, these wheels are in excellent condition save a few minor rub marks from being transported on a chair lift hook. Rim tape installed, ships with tubes. DT Swiss 240S hubs with Pillar Aero X-TRA 1420 black J-bend spokes. Sapim POLYAX black alloy nipples. Excellent condition, and very easy to service. Race Face Turbine Cranks 170mm One Up chain guide/bashguard upgrade over the stock chain guide without bash. Rock Shox Pike RCT3 160mm. The fork has been rebuilt (1/2018). A new charger damper was installed in summer 2017. Race Face Atlas Handlebar and Stem w/Sensus Grips I used a custom cockpit so these have been sitting on a shelf and are in “like new” condition. The SRAM X1 rear derailleur jockey wheel bearings have been serviced and are in very good condition. SRAM X1 Chain also in very good condition. YT Capra Frame has no major scrapes. Excellent condition. Enduro Max bearing upgrade was installed summer 2017 on all frame pivots. Since then, the main pivot bearing had developed some very minimal grit, so it was replaced (1/2018) with a new Enduro Max bearing. All other pivot bearings continue running friction free, so they were serviced with fresh grease but not replaced. I will ship the bike with spare bearings (except main pivot, since its new), but you shouldn't need them anytime soon. Ready to charge into 2018. This early 2015 production run frame came with a semi-integrated headset, meaning you can fine tune the bike's geometry using headset bottom cups of different stack height, and its angle set compatible. This frame is unique because later production frames were designed around a fully integrated headset (bearings drop directly into frame, no cups).

mountaincross ibiscycles's article
Oct 17, 2017 at 16:42
Oct 17, 2017
mountaincross ikeizer's article
Aug 6, 2017 at 1:06
Aug 6, 2017
David Valero's Prototype MMR - Mont-Sainte-Anne XC World Cup 2017
@thedriftisreal: Ha XC course at Rampage would def broaden the fan base for that iconic event.
mountaincross ikeizer's article
Aug 5, 2017 at 9:15
Aug 5, 2017
David Valero's Prototype MMR - Mont-Sainte-Anne XC World Cup 2017
Rides a dropper on some courses but fine without at MSA. What courses does he opt for the dropper on then?
mountaincross vernonfelton's article
Aug 4, 2017 at 17:33
Aug 4, 2017
My Crusade - Opinion
5 hours ago I was in the Depot, searching for Locktite 243 in the hardware isle. No luck. Ask the clerk and he sends me to the paint isle. WTF methinks, why here? Then I come home to this article on PB. WTF methinks...
mountaincross pinkbikeaudience's article
Aug 2, 2017 at 16:36
Aug 2, 2017
Fly Racing - UCI DH World Cup Fantasy Contest - Rd 6, Mont-Sainte-Anne
Gwin, Minnaar, Hart Atherton, Hannah, Seagrave
mountaincross pinkbikeaudience's article
Jul 26, 2017 at 18:18
Jul 26, 2017
We Are One - EWS Aspen, Colorado 2017 Fantasy Contest
1st Jared Graves 2nd Richie Rude 3rd Jerome Clementz Pro Women: 1st Cecile Ravanel 2nd Isabeau Courdurier 3rd Anita Gehrig
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