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Nope, try again.
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The red tag just says '2014'
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You all raise good points, and I'll be the first to admit that fear of the unknown is a big contributor to my own skepticism. However, one thing to keep in mind is that this is first and foremost a show for the Asian cycling market. That means dozens upon dozens of commuter bikes, folding bikes, micro bikes, and most recently electric bikes. Many of which will never leave this side of the planet but will be purchased in huge numbers in cities across Asia.
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Keep in mind, many of these frames are designed to showcase the factory's manufacturing capabilities. They aren't necessarily meant to be ready-for-market bikes. That's a whole separate process involving the customer, their engineers, and the manufacturing engineers at the factory.
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I'm going to hazard a guess that the average person who buys these is worried more about form than function.
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I've used them both, but for everyday riding the Flows are a bit lighter and less bulky. I've regularly had them on for 12 hour stretches with no problem.
Not if you don't try to pedal your DH bike 2000ft up the access road to the trailhead. I could get from the bike show to this exact spot in under 30 minutes.
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Lots of the local riders here in Taipei have had them for a while, so I can't imagine it will be too long before they start to show up elsewhere. It feels quite similar to the Vengeance fork if you've ever had a chance to ride one (which similarly could benefit from a touch more mid-stroke support at times).
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Who actually does that? Realistically, unless you like to pretend you have a throttle or something there are few scenarios where shifting more than 3 gears at a time is really necessary. Hats off to Zerode that bike looks fantastic!
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Give Gary a raise!
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Was wondering when that new Devinci would be let out of the bag...
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How do they ride so slow and still jump so high?
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I'm giving the UCI a break now that it's under new management. obviously a change in culture won't happen overnight, but replacing the old guard was certainly a positive first step. As for UCI being involved in Enduro it does mean they are at least paying attention to what is popular rather than trying to invent doomed-to-fail disciplines like XC eliminator. Personally I'd love to see guys like Graves and Clementz have the chance to wear a rainbow jersey, but that only comes with the blessing of the UCI.
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One year ago this week was when the very first working prototype was assembled, the one pictured is the final production spec which has I believe has changed even since it was tested by Vital at Crankworx. To get a new product to market from the first proto to production in a year is no small task. The entire team is in Taiwan at the moment to oversee the first production run.
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They had one of those too
Nah, I just live there. Foods great and the beers cheap.
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So calling an American an American is a racist slander now? Relax. . . oh and for the record the conditions in Asian factories (at least in Taiwan) are quite nice but I've not met any who are served meals or provided free housing, they earn an honest working man's wage, own their own homes and feed themselves. The factories are both old and modern, but not state-of-the-art and spotless. Seems Griz might not be the only thing you don't fully understand?
Dirty Bikes is in the heart of Taipei, but they don't rent bikes. Call or email the guys at the Specialized store in Neihu, they will rent you just about anything. But you'll need someone to show you the trails as there isn't much in terms of maps or signs unless you can read Chinese characters, and the best trails aren't marked at all.
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I think the best recipe for success (if there is ever to be one) is to build on the strengths of the local and regional events. Create a 'National' Series that more closely resembles an association of several races in one region with a common points structure, and very limited number of truly national events with a more robust point structure. The US is simply too big, and the regional scene too strong to support and promote a traditional nation-wide series at this time. The old formula needs to be reconceptualized from the ground up. Good luck to anyone who dares try though, and thank you JDD for all your efforts for such little return year after year.
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A not so subtle hint at what's in the works for Jamie next year? Let's hope so!
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