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preston67 mikelevy's article
Nov 23, 2022 at 13:17
Nov 23, 2022
Opinion: What Are Your Worst Bike Habits?
I've had the Atherton order page open for 3 months
preston67 henryquinney's article
Nov 22, 2022 at 14:03
Nov 22, 2022
Berd Release 1400 Gram Enduro Ready String-Spoke Wheelset
Agreed. I have a full season on my set. I used to spontaneously break 1-4 spokes a year and these have been perfect. Even sliced one of the spokes into a dead stump and had to wrench and twist the whole bike off of it and the spoke was fine. Experience tells me a metal spoke would have definitely bent and had a stress point in it if not breaking entirely. And they ride nice, little bit more quiet and muted. If you can pay the bill they are very nice. I built an enduro wheel set of 450g BTLOS rims, Dt Swiss 350 hubs, 32 berd spokes for about $1500 pre covid prices :) They weigh 1600 with strips and valves and I trust them completely for hard riding.
preston67 mikelevy's article
Nov 22, 2022 at 7:12
Nov 22, 2022
Abbey Bike Tools Celebrates 10 Years with Titanium & Walnut
@excavator666: I learned that from the movie Kindergarten Cop
preston67 henryquinney's article
Nov 18, 2022 at 13:43
Nov 18, 2022
Staff Rides: Henry Quinney's Transition Spire
Yeah another point in favor of this bike its relatively light for a Transition and for a 170 bike. Transition claims 3450 kg with Fox X2 shock in medium, giving us an approximate bare frame weight of 2950g. This compares favorably with 2850g for a Ransom 910, and 2500g for a Ransom 900, or 3700g (!) for a non s-works Enduro frame.
preston67 mikekazimer's article
Nov 15, 2022 at 13:29
Nov 15, 2022
Review: The 2023 Yeti SB120 is a Comfortable Trail Cruiser
Not only did you mention the frame weight, you mentioned 2 other competitor frame weights as well. So excited that PB is giving us this information when they have it.
preston67 mattbeer's article
Nov 10, 2022 at 10:23
Nov 10, 2022
Review: 2023 Yeti SB160 - The Revised Racer
Thank you for posting the frame weight !
preston67 brianpark's article
Nov 10, 2022 at 10:01
Nov 10, 2022
Poll: How Do You Actually Feel About Cable Routing?
@wburnes: I followed the link and found the item for sale but I'm not clear on how he made it work with a non-Formula brake caliper. Most calipers have an OEM specific banjo or other swaged fitting on the caliper. In the picture on the ModernBike website it just shows a roll of cable with two of the special ends. Do you splice this in with a quick connect at the front and rear of the brake line ?
preston67 seb-stott's article
Nov 7, 2022 at 13:21
Nov 7, 2022
Burning Question: Why Are So Many Bike Manufacturers Putting Cables Through the Headset?
Strangely enough, I started reading the comments convinced I hated this trend as well. But now that I've read all the opinions and thought about it, I don' hate it anymore. I don't love it either, but still, I've come a long way.
preston67 seb-stott's article
Nov 7, 2022 at 13:20
Nov 7, 2022
Burning Question: Why Are So Many Bike Manufacturers Putting Cables Through the Headset?
@LemonadeMoney: The Scott remote lockout lever (the older one with 2 levers) plus cable, housing, and noodle was 124g.
preston67 mikekazimer's article
Nov 3, 2022 at 13:40
Nov 3, 2022
First Look: 2023 Scott Genius & Genius ST
@Euskafreez: Thanks, I'm inquiring with Scott USA directly.
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