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ryanandrewrogers mattbeer's article
Sep 20, 2022 at 15:08
Sep 20, 2022
13 Bikes That Could See An Update In 2023
The one Cecile Ravanel has looks like a very rough, very early prototype. I wouldn't expect any details too soon. It is aluminum!
ryanandrewrogers alicialeggett's article
Sep 7, 2022 at 13:24
Sep 7, 2022
Video: 7 Enduro Bikes Ridden & Rated - Field Test Roundtable
@hardtailhowie: uh last I checked lots of racers are buying into mullets...
ryanandrewrogers edspratt's article
Aug 6, 2022 at 13:12
Aug 6, 2022
ryanandrewrogers henryquinney's article
Aug 5, 2022 at 3:03
Aug 5, 2022
The Latest Tech From the Mont Sainte Anne DH World Cup - Does Weight Matter?
@chrismac70: Of course, those priorities would be re-organized if you are participating in a different discipline. You are describing a regular trail ride. In this situation, you can prioritize weight over durability/adaptability because you beat up your stuff less and frequent similar trails with similar conditions
ryanandrewrogers henryquinney's article
Aug 5, 2022 at 2:52
Aug 5, 2022
The Latest Tech From the Mont Sainte Anne DH World Cup - Does Weight Matter?
@chrismac70: I wouldn't describe DH as a "human-powered sport", as I mentioned before I'd say that gravity is what primarily powers a DH bike, the rider controls that power. As far as priorities go on a DH bike: #1 is kinematics/geo (frame design/cockpit), #2 is traction (provided by tires+suspension+brakes), #3 is adaptability (tuning/servicing), #4 is durability (DNF to mechanical can ruin a season), and then #5 is weight. The winningest bikes of the last few seasons have been quite heavy (looking at you Commencal Supreme) because they frequently sacrifice weight for the other 4 priorities. This is best embodied by how every WC rider chooses to run the heaviest casing DH tires despite only needing them for a single run- they would rather sacrifice that performance weight advantage for simple reliability.
ryanandrewrogers seb-stott's article
Aug 4, 2022 at 23:10
Aug 4, 2022
Track Walk & Tech Randoms: Mont Sainte Anne DH World Cup 2022
@TannerValhouli: Very correct I was mixing it up with another prototype
ryanandrewrogers GTBicycles's article
Aug 4, 2022 at 6:54
Aug 4, 2022
Video: Wyn TV - Mont-Sainte-Anne DH World Cup - Trackwalk
US customs and immigration are a pain. My US passport had, unbeknownst to me, expired in only 5 years right before I left for Europe for a Summer gig. Luckily, I had a spare UK passport but in doing some research since I left found out that US immigration will not let me back into America without my US passport, despite the fact that my UK is perfectly valid and that it lists my birthplace in America.
ryanandrewrogers pinkbikeoriginals's article
Aug 4, 2022 at 6:37
Aug 4, 2022
First Impressions: Geoff Gulevich Rides The Crested Butte Bike Park
@whateverbr0: clearly not working, everyone still hates vail
ryanandrewrogers henryquinney's article
Aug 4, 2022 at 6:36
Aug 4, 2022
The Latest Tech From the Mont Sainte Anne DH World Cup - Does Weight Matter?
@justanotherusername: Lighten up some jeez. I'm just sayin' it getting uglier alongside apparently becoming more "refined" was ironic, and made me laugh.
ryanandrewrogers edspratt's article
Aug 4, 2022 at 5:42
Aug 4, 2022
USA Names 45 Rider Squad for Les Gets World Champs
@mi-bike: Thanks for that, Ferro seems to have a lot of neat interests between racing helicopters (on a bike through NYC), journalism, and "digital forensics" (-her twitter). It's funny how this very new discipline in our sport has quite a few outsiders (at least to the "scene") competing now at the highest level
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