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Liked a bike check Solid Strike Black Star 650B 4/25/2015 11:42 AM
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Added a comment about photo Mavic Crossmax XL Pro LTD Wheelset System 4/25/2015 12:16 AM
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the news for the WTS LTD is the introduction of a new Crossmax Quest XL dual ply tire. In nutshell: same rim,different graphics, new tyre.

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Liked a comment on the item New SRAM Guide Brakes? 3/28/2015 1:24 AM

The caliper design is slightly different. It has more reinforcement. That's all I can tell so far. I wish SRAM would do a forged one piece with magnetic pads like Magura.

Added a comment about photo New SRAM Guide Brakes? 3/28/2015 1:23 AM
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yep, agreed. Seems they've finally added the last piece to the Guide puzzle, albeit, it would be nice to know what was wrong with the rebadged XO Trail caliper that they used initially. I really hope this doesn't mean we have to get different pads.

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Added a comment about video Mitch Ropelato Gets Fat - Specialized Fatboy Riding Near Tahoe 1/25/2015 8:26 AM
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Why does this story remain in pole position on the newest story list? the Newest is actually the hope crank story by a whole day.

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Added a comment about video Some You Wyn, Some You Lose - Wyn Masters and the Ladies 1/18/2015 3:47 AM
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we've got the same shitfaced attitude by trail runners riding up local DH trails known and marked for one way (down) traffic. But no. FUs all round from the brightly colored ones. Pity their clothes are the only thing bright bout them...

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Liked a comment on the item THE SAM HILL INTERVIEW 1/17/2015 10:59 AM

Class act.

Liked a comment on the item THE SAM HILL INTERVIEW 1/17/2015 10:59 AM

Awesome interview! Looking forward to seeing him on top of the podium again this year!!!

Liked a comment on the item First Look: Hope Technology Crank 1/17/2015 12:16 AM

Iceman2058 - That is exactly why e*thirteen uses the polygon over splined designs. The polygon creates nearly 100% crank/spindle interface and there is no degradation of the fit regardless how many times they are installed/removed. This is not true for splined systems - especially when considering...more

Added a comment about feature First Look: Hope Technology Crank 1/17/2015 12:11 AM
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your rhetorical question is answered in the first line. Are you an engineer with them? Also, how can short term testing of a new design prove anything against a DIN standard that's been field tested for decades now? Your statement about being removed many times and perform well blah blah almost sounds like saying the DIN polygon design has flaws in those areas? How does a patent cost versus using a DIN standard? it adds to the bill.
I personally almost dont care which way Hope went, but it is a curious deviation from what was previously seen, and frankly, I've yet to hear a compelling reason for the change given the benefits of the polygon design. Before you wind yourself up again, i'll say it again: the overall package looks a good product, so its not berating Hope in any way.

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Added a comment about feature First Look: Hope Technology Crank 1/16/2015 7:04 AM
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disappointed with the spline option. E-thirteen may have beaten Hope to the polygon style axle, but its still a darn good option. Would be interesting to hear their reasons why they ditched the polygon style axle, other than the reason that comes to mind: we wanted something different (patentable). Right. Anyway, nice product.

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Liked a comment on the item Modern Mountain Bike Geometry Defined - Transition Explains Effective Top Tube Versus Reach 1/16/2015 6:56 AM

If the reach and stack are available, you can easley calculate the "effective reach": http://www.algebra.com/calculators/geometry/pythagorean.mpl

Liked a bike check 2015 Pivot Phoenix Carbon 1/11/2015 9:20 AM
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