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Liked a comment about press release So, Ducati Has an E-Bike 11/16/2018 12:38 PM
Hittheshowers13

Pretty sure the first guy on the per-order list is named Jerry. Does it come with a full Giro EWS kit?

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Liked a comment about press release So, Ducati Has an E-Bike 11/16/2018 12:37 PM
Bigburd

At least make it look pretty for fuck sake

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Liked a comment about product review First Rides: The Reborn 2019 Marzocchi Bomber Z1 Fork 10/16/2018 4:08 PM
Snakes

Meanwhile, price in German web shops is 800 - 900 EUR....

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Liked a comment about news blog Josh Bryceland Leaves Santa Cruz 9/27/2018 1:42 AM
bman33

Bit shocking. However, not totally surprising. As SC becomes more corporate since the acquisition, they will look to more racer type personalities. My two cents.....

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Liked a comment about news blog Josh Bryceland Leaves Santa Cruz 9/27/2018 1:42 AM
bman33

Bit shocking. However, not totally surprising. As SC becomes more corporate since the acquisition, they will look to more racer type personalities. My two cents.....

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Liked a comment about feature Go Big or Go Home | Commencal Meta AM 29 6/21/2018 6:44 AM
iceman2058

A few comments:

-"no crazy antisquat numbers" : anti-squat of 100% basically means that whatever suspension movement is introduced by the force on the pedals is counter-acted by the tension on the chain, leaving the bike essentially free of bobbing (seated climbing, all other things being equal). Above 100% means the chain tension is greater than the force causing the suspension to compress, which actually means the chain tension will extend the suspension under pedaling as opposed to let it compress. This bike has 115% of antisquat at 30% sag, so although it is not "crazy", it is still a considerable amount. In real life it translates to a very efficient feeling at the pedals.

-"what looks to be a slack(ish) st angle" : yes, the actual seat angle is slack, but as I indicated in the article, the seat tube is also offset towards the front of the bike, so you end up with an effective seat angle that is actually steeper than the 27.5" version of the bike (measured horizontally at the top of the steer tube). Of course, if you have really long legs the actual seat angle will at some point start to become a problem, but I do have proportionally long legs for my height and it was perfectly good for me - and I'm allergic to slack seat tubes.

-36 lbs: I find that weight is really not such a big influence on climbing performance. I'd happily trade 5 lbs for good anti-squat and a steep seat tube. I have a few local loops that I can ride with or without a hydration pack, and I don't find it much easier getting up the climbs without the 10 lbs pack (just stoked to then not have it on the way down, where I enjoy feeling lighter and more nimble...)

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Shame no 170/180 650b version...

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