Nov 19, 2020 at 9:47Nov 19, 2020
Video: Teamwork Makes The Dreamwork - Pinkbike Academy Episode 6
I think it's a reflection of where the bike industry is headed. Being fast is important for a pro rider, but being able to market themselves and have a big social media presence with a likable personality can be more beneficial to the bike company than making the podium. You have Youtubers like Seth who doesn't even race but has millions of subscribers and brings huge exposure to his sponsors. Ben might be fast on a bike but will people be drawn to his arrogant personality? Will his future teammates and mechanics enjoy working with him?
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Nov 11, 2020 at 5:34Nov 11, 2020
Fox Release 200mm Drop Transfer Seatpost
Will you be paying kash?
Sep 21, 2020 at 9:47Sep 21, 2020
Head-to-Head POV Video: Grim Donut VS Meta AM 29
He's giving commentary while riding the Donut which indicates to me he wasn't going 110%. Plus he drops the chain and still comes in six seconds quicker on a bike he hasn't ridden and is comfortable with all season like the Commencal. It looks to me like the Donut is faster on almost all the sections except for the tighter turns where the Commencal had a slight edge. I'd like to see some more varied trail runs and comparisons by this mystic Grim Donut.
Sep 17, 2020 at 12:00Sep 17, 2020
Video: We Actually Tested Our Bike From The Future - The Grim Donut Part 2
@skyrez18: Ha ha, every new frame iteration from every bike company is longer lower and slacker (with a steeper seat tube) than before. Thanks to the Grim Donut for skipping a few generations.
rossluzz dan-roberts's article
Jul 31, 2020 at 9:07Jul 31, 2020
Enginerding: How Are Seat Tube Angles Actually Measured & Why Does It Matter?
I'm 6'5" when I have good posture. I'm really loving my Pole Evolink because it actually fits me and is comfortable. The steeper seat tube angle, the 29" wheels, the long reach. It can be tough finding a good fit frame for us tall guys.
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Jul 8, 2020 at 7:56Jul 8, 2020
Video: Wyn Masters Speaks to Yoann Barelli on Sponsorship and Salaries in Pro MTB
@HB208: Agreed, Ibis has a good marketing strategy in this regard.
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Jun 29, 2020 at 12:28Jun 29, 2020
MTB on a Budget: Where to Spend & Where to Save on Bike Parts
@gemma8788: This is why you have people calling it a "luxury sport". Sadly my bikes tires cost more than my car tires and my bike wheels cost more than the set of my four aftermarket higher-end car wheels.
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Jun 25, 2020 at 9:35Jun 25, 2020
MTB on a Budget: Where to Spend & Where to Save on Mountain Bike Clothing - Part 1
The recommended prices in the article add up to $445. My wife and two kids ride too so that adds up. I still need to cover the cost of four bikes and the $1000 Kuat rack so I better get back to work...
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Jun 22, 2020 at 14:24Jun 22, 2020
AbsoluteBlack Launches New Graphene Infused Chain Lube at $150 a Bottle
This is more ammo for my friend who stopped biking and switched to trail running and is trying to convince me to do the same. Our next conversation will go something like this: "Biking is such a luxury sport, I spend $150 on one pair of top of the line shoes while bikers spend $150 on.....a bottle of chain lube."
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Jun 9, 2020 at 14:06Jun 9, 2020
First Ride: 2021 Ibis Mojo 4 - Longer, Slacker, & Lighter
Ripley aluminum with Deore instead of SRAM....shut up and take my money.