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Added a comment about photo EXT / Stendec Arma and Storia MTB Rear Shocks 9/7/2014 10:55 PM
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Agreed, I want a test review. I want to know if their coil shock is really more progressive than an Air shock can be, (they make that claim on their site.)http://www.stendec-works.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=30&Itemid=22

And I want to see the weight of the shock with an extreme spring on it, and then compare it to a DB Air of the same size to see if the Stendec shock really is lighter.

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Added a comment about photo Finally! Schwalbe's Dual Chamber Procore System Details Unveiled 8/27/2014 6:05 PM
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If the inner tube and tire don't make the outer chamber air tight, then wouldn't the outer chamber deflate? do you just inflate the inner tube to a low pressure (like 10 psi) then inflate the outer chamber, then inflate the inner chamber the rest of the way to seat the outer tire/seal the outer chamber? That's what I came up with wile thinking about it today at least.

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Added a comment about photo Finally! Schwalbe's Dual Chamber Procore System Details Unveiled 8/27/2014 5:58 PM
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And if it really works as well as the claim, riders who use DH casing tires could move down to single ply casing tires, and can maintain or lose overall system weight.

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Added a comment about photo Finally! Schwalbe's Dual Chamber Procore System Details Unveiled 8/27/2014 4:42 AM
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How did he inflate the outer "chamber?" A ghetto dual chamber would be sweet.

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Added a comment about photo Pivot's 30.8 Pound Phoenix Carbon Downhill Bike 7/8/2014 4:37 PM
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That's what I was thinking, and switch the 40 Float for a Boxxer WC or an Idylle Rare and you could get the same or lower weight, and have all DH specified parts on the DH bike.

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Added reply in a thread Overpriced MTB products? 7/7/2014 3:23 PM

Tell it to us Brotha! Amen!

Added a comment about news blog Top Three Runs at FISE Andorra Slopestyle 2014 6/30/2014 7:49 PM
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What bike is Logan Peat riding?

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Added a comment about feature Value DH Project: Building The Best Downhill Bike For Your $$$ 6/20/2014 1:51 PM
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Source?

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Added a comment about video UCI DH World Cup: Leogang Practice 6/14/2014 1:06 PM
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Two questions. One, why aren't the Lapierre guys on the new bike? Two, when will the video editor for these films get the volume of the music an the interviews to match? I hate how one second I have to turn up the volume to hear anything, and the next I'm turning it down to save my hearing. Other than that, sweet job!

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Added a comment about video Quit Mountain Biking Right Now: Introducing the Roller Cycle 5/23/2014 2:01 PM
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Make it a drone, then it can push you and your bike to the top, and you can "drive" it back down either before or after your run. Then you can do shuttle runs by yourself!

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Added reply in a thread "Small differences, looming large" and the perceived increasing cost of MTB 5/21/2014 3:56 PM

Why buy a Carbon wheel set for nearly $3,000 when I can buy an alloy one that is only 100 grams more in weight? Well, imagining that I have that kind of money, I would buy the carbon wheel set because, first; it is 100 grams lighter and should be as ... more »

Added reply in a thread Let's see your old mountain bikes 5/19/2014 4:09 PM

Here is my old girl, Betty. She was a 2005 Kona Coiler. Eventually upgraded the rear shock to a DHX 5.0 with a titanium spring.

She was a fun ride, I certainly progressed a lot while riding her. Even placed 4th ... more »

Added a new photo album My old flame, Betty. 5/19/2014 4:02 PM
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Added a comment about feature Win a SRAM X01 DH Drivetrain - Vital OTB 2014 Cairns World Cup 4/25/2014 4:19 PM
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Aaron Gwin 4:20.178
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Added a comment about feature Win a SRAM X01 DH Drivetrain - Vital OTB 2014 Pietermaritzburg World Cup 4/11/2014 9:04 PM
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Added a comment to prestondh's bike check 3/16/2014 10:21 PM
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Well, I wasn't expecting that, though that doesn't sound too bad. Maybe add some volume spacers to the air can to make a more progressive spring rate, if you find that the ride gets too harsh when you add air.

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Added a comment to olivier.rouvidant's bike check 3/16/2014 9:11 PM
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Beautiful build. One question though, When you were running the rear suspension, did you run into any issues? (like bike not using full travel, or suffering from "spiking") If so, have you managed to eliminate them and how? I'm hoping to get myself an Undead soon, and I might try for a DBair if it works well with the frame.

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Added a comment to prestondh's bike check 3/16/2014 9:09 PM
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I read somewhere that when you put the Vivid Air on some frames, you have to run more sag then you do on a coil shock just to get full travel out of it. Have you had to do this?

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Added a comment to ronald.navyy's bike check 3/16/2014 9:06 PM
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So, how does the air shock feel vs the stock coil one? do you have to run more sag (than with a coil) to get full travel, or does the frame respond well with an air shock?

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