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Added reply in a thread List off the mountain bikes you've had 7/1/2014 10:10 AM
brines, that BCD still lives, and my brother still rides it. :D
Added reply in a thread List off the mountain bikes you've had 6/30/2014 11:51 PM
oh man. trek 930 1997-1998 - first real mtb specialized m2 sworks 1998-2000 fat chance yo eddy 2000-2002 fat chance ti yo eddy 2002-2004 surly 1x1 2002-2004 ibis mojo 2004 marin team ti 1x1 2004-2006 moot ybb 2005 kona chute 2005 azonic steelhead 2006-2007 ... more »
Added reply in a thread "Small differences, looming large" and the perceived increasing cost of MTB 5/22/2014 1:34 PM
bikes are not more expensive, they are just better. more expensive means that the same thing (i.e. $500 then) requires more money now (i.e. $1000 today). that is not the case. bikes are so radically better now they are not comparable to what was here ... more »
Added reply in a thread "Small differences, looming large" and the perceived increasing cost of MTB 5/21/2014 6:17 PM
^^^ aside from modern X9/SLX being less expensive than m950 was a decade ago, its also about 1000x better performing.
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Added a product review for Morewood Bicycles Makulu Frame 3/7/2011 7:13 PM
The Good: This bike is incredible. fast, stable, reactive, smooth, pedals well.
The Bad: sticker decals are sorta weak on a $3k frame
Overall: I have ridden a lot of downhill bikes as a manager of a high end mountain bike shop, from all the big players (trek, specialized, commencal, yeti etc). the makulu is legitimately the cream of the crop. It corners perfectly, pedals like a 6" trail bike, is totally smooth in the heavy chop yet super reactive when you need it. truly an incredible bike. it does everything as well as you could ever guess. so so much fun. folks always want the "latest and greatest" suspension designs, headtube angles, etc, and while the makulu does not re-invent the wheel with ultra progressive designs, its perforamance and all around high ride quality marginalize all of this. a 14.25" BB and 65deg head angle work. and if you want to change that, then drop an angleset in there. linkage driven single pivots that are this well designed simply work. i would strongly suggest optting for the nicer shock. while the fox is totally fine, a custom valved shock like a cane creek or avalanche really maximize this bike's potential. long story short this is without question the best riding, most dialer DH frame on the market, bar none. it is a pleasure to ride that will simply make DH riding more fun. simple as that.
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