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scottzg henryquinney's article
Mar 13, 2022 at 22:51
Mar 13, 2022
Poll: Would You Choose Custom Geometry If You Could?
I've built a bunch of frames for mostly myself. I definitely prefer designing/building hardtails (and it's been an iterative process!), but full suspension bikes... nah. Give me 4 models that will hold up and are good-ish and i'd rather pick between them. There isn't a raft of institutional knowledge for a designer to use, the interaction with evolving shock tech makes it hard, and i don't wanna have a compromised FS bike even if it's great at 1 thing. Modern suspension bikes are amazing.
scottzg mattbeer's article
Mar 9, 2022 at 11:52
Mar 9, 2022
Review: Aenomaly SwitchGrade Saddle Angle Adjuster
@tbubier: yes. 2nd paragraph, 1st sentence.
scottzg RichardCunningham's photo
Jul 25, 2021 at 22:28
Jul 25, 2021
What you don't see is that the cyclist is suspended by wires.

scottzg edspratt's article
May 9, 2021 at 19:42
May 9, 2021
Comparing Anne Terpstra & Nadine Rieder's Ghost Lector FS Race Bikes - Albstadt XC World Cup 2021
@RonSauce: Your speculation is more real than my firsthand experience? Weird flex but ok.
scottzg edspratt's article
May 8, 2021 at 12:10
May 8, 2021
Comparing Anne Terpstra & Nadine Rieder's Ghost Lector FS Race Bikes - Albstadt XC World Cup 2021
@skilots: It has happened to me! I slipped a pedal on a landing and stuffed my back foot in to the wheel. Broke something ridiculous like 10 spokes. Shit hurt. My buddy had an off and wedged his leg between the fork and front wheel. We had to just rip it out because the tension on the axle made it so we couldn't remove it. He was hobbling around for a couple days. Either of those wrecks coulda been pretty nasty with these wheels.
scottzg mikekazimer's article
May 6, 2021 at 14:29
May 6, 2021
Spotted (Again): Santa Cruz's New XC Race Bike - Albstadt XC World Cup 2021
Higher TT offers better triangulation and less leverage on the seat tube- lighter frame is possible.
May 5, 2021 at 0:17
May 5, 2021
scottzg KNOLLYBIKES's article
Apr 25, 2020 at 18:13
Apr 25, 2020
Video: Knolly Announces 2020 Warden
@getsomesy: i didn't say they did. But it doesn't matter. They're one of the few brands that ignored 148 when it was stupid and fashionable, and i admire them fore that.
scottzg KNOLLYBIKES's article
Apr 25, 2020 at 16:48
Apr 25, 2020
Video: Knolly Announces 2020 Warden
@getsomesy: Knolly (and pivot) looked at the standards that already existed, and used 2 already existing standards to create something better than what was previously available. It's the best kind of progress, and they absolutely deserve credit for ignoring the wave of Trek's 148 stupidity to push this. This is the sort of iterative innovation that's good for us riders. Chill.
scottzg mikelevy's article
Apr 23, 2020 at 19:37
Apr 23, 2020
First Look: Taking e*thirteen's New Vario Dropper Post Apart
It's super strange how shitty posts dominate the market. The original dropper is Gravity Dropper. They're absolutely bombproof, and can be overhauled in a hotel room in 30 minutes while drunk. (ask my how i know) They're ugly, unintuitive, and clunky though. It's like the ultimate example of how UI, ergonomics, hype, and salesmanship trumps function.
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