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rideorange525 pinkbikeaudience's article
Jun 26, 2018 at 13:03
Jun 26, 2018
Ask Pinkbike: Coil Shocks on Trail Bikes, Changing Fork Travel, and Drivetrain Upgrades
Put that exact shock (Cane Creek Inline Coil) on my '17 Scout and it made a huge difference! The rear end became even more bottomless and supple at the same time than it already was with the sir shock. I highly recommend it! I did use the climb switch a little more than with the air, but what's nice about the CC is you can actually put it in the middle and not flip it all the way AND it tightens both rebound and compression where most bikes it just locks compression. A half way on the switch was great for pumping and jumping as well. Did I need it? No! Was it worth it? Yes!
Jun 6, 2018 at 7:26
Jun 6, 2018

Ergon SME3-M Saddle

$30 USD
I've got One Ergon Saddle I'm no longer using for sale. Ergon SME-3 Black and Yellow Seat Medium $30 BLACK SEAT IS SOLD! SME3 SMA3 seat

rideorange525 COMMENCALbicycles's article
Jun 5, 2018 at 13:23
Jun 5, 2018
Commencal Teases Meta TR 29
Called them a few weeks ago as I was thinking about waiting forr one, was told Mid September release date.
May 22, 2018 at 11:32
May 22, 2018

Transition Scout Build Fox 36

$2750 USD
Built this bike up a year ago and it has pretty much hung from the garage roof for the last 6 months while I've been busy coaching and riding moto instead... Transition Scout AL Size Large Fox 36 Performance Forks 160mm (Only 6 rides on them!) for 10 bucks you can buy the spacers to lower it to 150mm or 140mm if you prefer shorter travel Cane Creek DB Coil InLine Shock RaceFace Cranks Shimano XT Shifter/Derailleur E.13 TRS+ 9-45 Cassette (6 Rides on it) 511% gear range, more than SRAM Eagle and shifts awesome! New KMC Light Gold Chain FOX Transfer Dropper Post 150mm with upgraded Remote! Wheels: DT Swiss 240 Hubs on Stans Flow MK3 Rims Maxxis DHF and DHR II Tires (Lots if tread left!) Raceface Chainring Raceface Bars Raceface Stem Shimano M8000 XT Brakes with Galfer 200mm Wave Rotors Raceface Atlas Pedals Included This is an awesome bike that feels bottomless while having more pop and flick-ability than most bikes with more travel. The Scout is truly a fun lively bike that most can use on a variety of trails! $2750 obo

May 22, 2018 at 11:28
May 22, 2018


rideorange525 EnduroWorldSeries's article
May 16, 2018 at 7:20
May 16, 2018
EWS Tech Talk: How High Do Pro Enduro Racers Have Their Handlebars? - Video
Lame! Handlebar - Bottom Bracket Height = Handlebar Height
rideorange525 RichardCunningham's article
Dec 18, 2017 at 7:08
Dec 18, 2017
Leatt DBX Core 2.0 Hydration Pack - Review
Leatt Zippers suck. I've had the same thing happen on two different Leatt Backpacks. I loved the criss cross buckle design and the pack sat nicely, but the zippers would break or the seam to the sipper would tear.
Nov 8, 2017 at 6:55
Nov 8, 2017


rideorange525 RichardCunningham's article
Oct 31, 2017 at 10:37
Oct 31, 2017
Patrol 672 – Review
@orientdave: No disrespect meant. If I'm not mistaken this bike is in fact and Asian bike. Asia being a region not a nationality or snarky term. "Patrol hails from Indonesia, where its success in the Asian marketplace..." If the bike is for you, then great! I only mention that it is an outdated geometry and for the same money you can have a brand new big bike brand bike with awesome "Current" geo for the same price or less... For $200 more I'll take the Trek with a local warranty, great Geo and GX Eagle and a Dropper already fitted...
rideorange525 RichardCunningham's article
Oct 30, 2017 at 13:32
Oct 30, 2017
Patrol 672 – Review
I think when Pink Bikers request reviews of affordable bikes they mean modern bikes with modern geometry form know quality brands, just in a reasonable price, not some Asian knock-off with 5 year old geo... Buddy just picked up a Trek Fuel for a couple hundred over $3K and it has a nice long reach, Fox forks, decent HA and came with GX Eagle 12 speed and a 150mm Dropper! Maiden voyage this weekend and the bike Rocks!!
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