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Reply to Why are there still no 200mm+ Enduro bikes? 2/26/2020 9:40 AM

I'm riding a 2017 Orange 324 with 200 mm rear travel set up as a AM/FR/EN/DH bike (or mountain bike); it also has a 212mm Vecnum Nivo Dropper, 32:9-46t cassette on 150mm hub. I have had it set up with 27.5 front and rear with a Fox 40, but it was a bit

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Reply to How Much Reach is Too Much Reach? 2/14/2019 12:15 AM

sorry to be longwinded but mtb fit is a very variable due to terrain, intent, and biodiversity, with constant kinesioligic parameters; which mus be addressed as a whole rather than such grossly monochromatic lone number.

Reply to How Much Reach is Too Much Reach? 2/14/2019 12:05 AM

what are your body proportions, build, years riding and best race result?

Reply to How Much Reach is Too Much Reach? 2/13/2019 8:05 PM

same seat to bar only makes sense if you only ride on kind of bike! for example downhill or dj bikes are typically going to have a much shorter saddle to handlebar distance for agility or rearward position, compared to something like an xc bike where ... more »

Reply to How Much Reach is Too Much Reach? 2/13/2019 7:59 PM

no way in hell one of the fastest guys ever on a mtb JUST bases fit for ALL HIS BIKES on the same measurment!!

Reply to How Much Reach is Too Much Reach? 2/13/2019 2:20 PM

36" inseam + 1" for shoe and pedal = 939mm 939-175(crank)= 764mm 30" 764-560 (seat tube)= 204mm 8" revive 185 min exposed while extended is 226.7mm + seat = ~250mm seat stack. so 204mm left and your seat takes up 250mm more, that would mean your seattube

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Reply to How Much Reach is Too Much Reach? 2/13/2019 12:53 PM

FRONT CENTER LENGTH SHOULD HAVE A REAR CENTER LENGTH THAT COMPLIMENTS IT. BAR WIDTH, REACH, HEAD ANGLE,STEM LENGTH, FORK LENGTH & OFFSET ADD UP TO FRONT CENTER. CHAINSTAY SHOULD BE PROPORTIONATELY EQUIVALENT IN ANY CASE. SLIGHT VARIATION FOR RIDER

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Reply to Fashion Over Function in Downhill Mountain Biking? 2/7/2010 9:24 PM

look at Football, MMA, Wrestling, Swimming, Skiing, Tour De France, Ice skating ect. they all wear clothing similar to skin suits for the sake of competitive performance, and all maintain appeal to the spectator. i dont think it should be manditory, ... more »