Not a racer but love to hit up the knarliest trails...rock gardens, roots, jumps you name it. Sure i can ride a lighter bike but love the confidence of riding a burly bike. Sort of a freerider?

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pikebait2013 mikekazimer's article
May 19, 2018 at 16:36
May 19, 2018
Time Capsule: 2001 - Pinkbike's 20th Anniversary
I remember seeing a picture of a large yellow monstrosity called the rubber ducky. A brooklyn machine works dual chain driven steel fs frame with like 10 inches of travel and a mx fork.and rear shock. And a floating rear brake. All weighing in at almost 80 pounds. And I also remember reading the story on how the owner used to ride across the brooklyn bridge back and forth between the shop and his apartment with it. Craziest part about it was that I wanted a bike just like that but had no skills or need for it lol.
pikebait2013 trevor12's article
May 19, 2018 at 16:29
May 19, 2018
Bike Check: Graham Agassiz's Kona Operator - Black Sage FEST 2018
@jaame: I think I remembered the sizes wrong. 28in. is the newer standard, which is labeled 622x25 or 622x54 on a 29er. Ironically it's the 27inch that's bigger at 635mm bsd lol.
pikebait2013 mikelevy's article
May 19, 2018 at 16:24
May 19, 2018
Exotic Brakes and a Single-Crown, Single-Sided Fork - Albstadt World Cup XC
@DGWW: yeah name-wise the tacomas been around since the 90's. They are practically the same class truck as the original pickup (just like the t100 is to the tundra).
pikebait2013 mikelevy's article
May 18, 2018 at 19:38
May 18, 2018
Exotic Brakes and a Single-Crown, Single-Sided Fork - Albstadt World Cup XC
@ischiller: yeah mine's a 2001 lol. Tacomas have been around since the 90s
pikebait2013 brianpark's article
May 18, 2018 at 12:44
May 18, 2018
5 Hardtails With Dropper Posts - Albstadt World Cup XC
Dropper posts are great on hardtail xc mtbs. You can tackle strava kom's then drop the saddle to get rowdy on the downs. No more crushed scrotum lol
pikebait2013 mikelevy's article
May 10, 2018 at 16:28
May 10, 2018
What Are Your MTB Pet Peeves? - Opinion
When people log the multi-use xc trails and leave the mess all over the place. Very difficult to walk around and damn near impossible to ride over!!!
pikebait2013 trevor12's article
May 8, 2018 at 23:43
May 8, 2018
Bike Check: Graham Agassiz's Kona Operator - Black Sage FEST 2018
@number44: 28 inch was the old road tire size. It's ever so slightly taller than a 700c.
pikebait2013 brianpark's article
Apr 21, 2018 at 11:07
Apr 21, 2018
Pinkbike Celebrates 20th Anniversary at Sea Otter
Maybe a profile picture of him outlined by all of his comments on the forums.
pikebait2013 RichardCunningham's article
Apr 20, 2018 at 16:25
Apr 20, 2018
GT Bicycles' Timeline Museum - Sea Otter 2018
Putting an igh in the frame would probably be so much cheaper to develop a gearbox bike than to develop a whole new gearbox. If more companies followed suit, that would likey be the end of mtb derailleurs. I would totally ride a bike similar to the gt it1
Mar 22, 2018 at 10:53
Mar 22, 2018
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