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slayitlikeabadhabit alexcgevans's article
Aug 10, 2018 at 2:17
Aug 10, 2018
Tech Randoms: Mont-Sainte-Anne DH World Cup 2018
Even if they did replace parts, this competitive mindset is what drives technology. Win races Sunday, sell bikes Monday. They are still, at the end of the day, going to have to make it reliable enough for the consumer; otherwise, their reputation will be damaged and the company will not be sustainable. This might sound arbitrary but look at F1 tire technology. They replace those tires so often. Would they be able to engineer them to grip so well in a variety of track conditions if they didn't? I'm sure those engines are rebuilt frequently too. A lot of the technology though has trickled down to those who race at tracks on the weekends, anywhere from a Porsche 911 fully tracked-out to a Mazda Miata with minimal modifications.
slayitlikeabadhabit MASFOTOGRAPHIA's article
Jun 27, 2018 at 19:32
Jun 27, 2018
Fasst Company Announces Flexx Handlebar
I think this is a poor comment, but agree $500 is too much. The truth is sometimes you need to sacrifice compliance and comfort for performance. Ever feel how stiff a pro's suspension is? These aren't motocross bikes where the bikes already weigh around 200lbs, suspension has a lot of room and large circuits and prices can be up to $8,000 for pro suspension. Our suspension is cheap compared to so many other sports and incredibly light. They are talking about 1/5 of a pound in the article like its a big deal! LOL! From a healthcare professional's perspective, I think this could really help with longevity of joints, especially if you ride a lot. Think about the force those elastomers may displace from your joints. I am pretty young (a little less than 30 years old) and don't feel much even when riding downhill (Whistler A-Line braking bumps and cases on Crabapple hits included), if any pain now riding, but I know wear and tear on the body happens. Just because you don't feel it the premature wear on your body, doesn't mean it's not happening. I think these bars are an innovative idea. I wonder if it influences handling characteristics negatively though (hard cornering/getting hung up a little in a gnarly rock garden, etc). The price just seems really inaccessible though for a lot of people. I know R&D, marketing costs, lack of large quantity of demand/production are involved, but I have a real hard time justifying $500. Rad idea and cool execution, but that price will stop me.
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Jun 7, 2018 at 15:49
Jun 7, 2018
Selling
Jun 7, 2018 at 15:40
Jun 7, 2018

NSR 4 - North Shore Bike Rack - Carries 4 Bikes

$300 USD
Retails for $600 plus shipping from Canada. - Holds 4 bicycles (including triple crown downhill bikes) - 2" hitch required - Folds back to allow access to trunk, even while bikes are loaded. - Incredibly strong/rigid (steel) - Rack folds up for compact storage - Fully adjustable - Able to withstand off-road conditions Does have surface rust. One of the clips to secure the rear tire is broken. Either a new one can be ordered or a knot can be tied around the wheel if you are carrying all 4 bicycles. Pickup strongly preferred More information at: http://www.northshoreracks.com/NSR%204-bike.htm

slayitlikeabadhabit paulaston's article
May 17, 2018 at 12:15
May 17, 2018
First Look: Newmen Components' New Wheels Have Spokes Made of String
Newman wasn't the first will the idea for the wheels. The idea has been out for years. Spinergy even makes downhill wheels like this: https://www.spinergy.com/content/pbo-spoke-technology
slayitlikeabadhabit RichardCunningham's article
Mar 20, 2018 at 13:43
Mar 20, 2018
Niner Acquired by United Wheels - Chris Sugai Talks About What Lies Ahead
United Wheels owns Huffy Bicycles the article says... Maybe we will see a Niner in Walmart!
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Sep 18, 2017 at 15:50
Sep 18, 2017
Selling
Sep 18, 2017 at 15:49
Sep 18, 2017

26" Brand New Assorted Specialized Tires

$20 USD
$20 each. $90 for all of them. Never Used. 2 Specialized Clutch SX 26" x 2.30" 2 Specialized Chunder Control - 26" x 2.20" 2 Specialized Sauserwind Control - 26" x 2.0" Buyer pays shipping. Pick-up accepted. Text or call 484-941-4814.

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Sep 18, 2017 at 15:40
Sep 18, 2017

Specialized Slopestyle SX

$700 USD
Description: Bike has been ridden for several seasons, however I have not ridden it for about 2 1/2 years. It does have small scratches all over and 1 deep spot of cable rub that is pictured. I have used this bike for anything from dirt jumps to all mountain riding. It really can be used for everything. Why am I selling?: I am a graduate school student and I need money because college is expensive. Specs: Frame ----------------------------------------------- Long (only size short and long were produced) - I'm 5' 8" and the bike fits me. Wheels/Rims -------------------------------------- 26" DT Swiss EX 5.1D Hubs ------------------------------------------------ DT Swiss EX1750 Front Hub / DT Swiss 240s rear hub Fork ------------------------------------------------- X-Fusion Air Vengeance HLR Lowered to 110mm (air with high speed compression, low speed compression and rebound) Rear Shock --------------------------------------- Fox Float RP23 Handlebars --------------------------------------- Sunline V-One Stem ----------------------------------------------- Sunline V-One Front and Rear Brakes ------------------------- Shimano Saint m810 Headset ------------------------------------------- Cane Creek Pedals --------------------------------------------- Deity Decoy Cranks --------------------------------------------- Shimano SLX Chainring ----------------------------------------- Shimano Saint 36 tooth Chain Guide -------------------------------------- e13 LG1+ with bashguard Derailleur ----------------------------------------- Shimano XT Cassette ------------------------------------------- Shimano XT 9 Speed Saddle -------------------------------------------- SDG I-Fly Post ----------------------------------------------- SDG I Beam Seat Clamp ------------------------------------- Specialized What the bike needs: - Full tune-up - New right brake lever (Unless you like braking with one or two fingers all the time) - New right bar end - Seat is torn This bike is able to be ridden down any trail in its current condition, however it could use some TLC. Buyer pays shipping. Pick up accepted as well. Text or call 484-941-4814.

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Sep 18, 2017 at 14:46
Sep 18, 2017
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