Been riding a long time.
Mar 5, 2019 at 10:26Mar 5, 2019
First Ride: Specialized Stumpjumper EVO Pro Carbon
The alloy EVO is the first Spesh in many years that I will look for on the used market. This one will be out of my price range even when used. Carbon, meh.
t0mislav jamessmurthwaite's article
Mar 1, 2019 at 11:35Mar 1, 2019
Salsa Updates Full Suspension Lineup, Including First Official Downcountry Bike
I think Yeti also referenced “downcountry” when they let the SB100 out, but not this obviously. I bet Levy is going to be insufferable to work with for a while.
Feb 25, 2019 at 10:38Feb 25, 2019
Randoms - QBP Frostbike 2019
Oh look, clown shoes.
Feb 18, 2019 at 12:33Feb 18, 2019
Review: MicroSHIFT's New $125 Advent Drivetrain
I would prefer silent hubs, but hub noise can be good if you ride a lot at night in mtn lion country. That trail runner in the news who was attacked and had to kill a young lion, that’s where I live and ride. I see deer every night, and they’re lion prey. A Hope freehub plus lights equals at least some night safety. Also helps alert hikers.
t0mislav LeonV's article
Feb 16, 2019 at 11:48Feb 16, 2019
Comic Book Recap From a Bikepacking Adventure in Redfern, British Columbia
Mobile users, scroll down to use Desktop Version of Website at bottom of page, resolution is spot on after this. Nice job illustrating an epic, looks like it was real wilderness. Respect
Feb 12, 2019 at 7:20Feb 12, 2019
Review: Industry Nine's New Hydra Hubs Have 690 Points of Engagement
@ismasan: You’ll get used to it if you keep posting. This is Pinkbike. Opinions are better than facts to those who “just know” stuff.
t0mislav KNOLLYBIKES's article
Feb 9, 2019 at 9:33Feb 9, 2019
Knolly Announces 2019 Line-up & Titanium Gravel Bike
God forbid anybody who heads a mountain bike organization have a mildly stated opinion about mountain bike design.
t0mislav mikelevy's article
Feb 5, 2019 at 15:14Feb 5, 2019
Video: Spengle's 3-Spoke Carbon Wheels
Check out SJP’s succinct post further up the thread. Spoked wheels do not “hang” loads from the upper spokes, they support a load in compression through the few spokes and the section of rim that’s loaded (aka load-affected zone.) I’ll be an old one this time pointing to Jobst Brandt for an exhaustive explanation.
Jan 31, 2019 at 12:21Jan 31, 2019
Update: What's Going On With Shimano's New XTR Group?
Holy hell, have a little perspective. This is not a life threatening problem. Shimano had a recent factory fire that affected the higher end forging production, then problems producing some new technologies. You can buy XTR soon, or not. There are other bike parts you can buy. Keep breathing people. How much shit would Shimano get for prematurely releasing new XTR hubs that broke? More than SRAM got for releasing brakes that seize in heat, I’d bet. Bike sales are down very significantly over the last years and I have little doubt Shimano and SRAM (and most bike mfrs) are sweating bigger, existential problems. If you want to wring your hands over something, think about that.
Jan 24, 2019 at 17:05Jan 24, 2019
Graham Agassiz on Evil Bikes for 2019
This is a great match, go Aggy! If Evil really does push a new DH bike they’d be idiots to have it anything less than perfect. I have a Following and it’s legit, but everyone I ever talk to seems to know about the old skeletons in Evil’s closet.
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