Liked a comment on the item Revolutionizing Carbon Bikes with Guerrilla Gravity - The Inside Line Podcast 2/1/2019 12:04 PM

Based on the material properties and Guerrilla Gravity's patent, thermoplastic composite is definitely in use. Those wanting to learn more about the family of materials and manufacturing process should check out our Patent Thread.

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Gene, you pointed out why it sucks when the ACTUAL seat tube angle is not listed in most geometry charts, and the limitations of the EFFECTIVE seat tube angle. The effective angle gets slacker as you raise the post on modern bikes where the seat tube is offset in front of the BB. The effect is smaller on GG bikes than many others due to keeping the actual angle steep and minimizing the offset in front of the BB. It's a packaging nightmare to make that happen, but it helps the bike fit better.
Also keep in mind that the effective angle is measured at roughly the height where most folks have the saddle while descending. Raising the saddle for climbing amplifies the issue if the actual angle is pretty slack (eg the bikes with a large kink in the seat tube).

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Liked a comment on the item 2018 U.S. Open POV Course Preview with Neko Mulally 8/2/2018 2:57 PM

Some sections of that track look so sick. Nice mix of everything; loam, roots, rocks, off camber, pedaling, jumps, compressions, grass, steeps.

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Added a comment about feature Mondraker Launches the All-New Foxy 29 5/17/2018 11:39 AM

Most folks do not pedal in the effective angle zone, as that would be where the saddle is at the same height as the top of headtube. Eg, is your handlebar 30-70mm higher than your saddle while climbing? If so, you're climbing in the effective STA zone. Most people have it the other way around: saddle is higher than the handlebar while climbing, which is where the difference in effective and actual seat tube angles makes a bigger difference.

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Added a comment about feature Mondraker Launches the All-New Foxy 29 5/17/2018 10:36 AM

Actual seat tube angle on the Mondraker is 3 degrees slacker, despite the steep effective angle.

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Added a comment about product review THE SMASH! Riding Guerrilla Gravity's New Rock Crusher 3/7/2018 1:26 PM

At 5'10", it is rare for somebody to ride a size Large. 6'1" is the point at which most folks prefer Large, or at 6' with a +1 or +2 ape index.

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Added reply in a thread This May Be One of the Greatest MTB Articles Ever Written by a Big News Company 12/6/2017 1:28 PM

Quoted for truth.

Added a comment about feature FSA Makes Big Improvement with the New Flowtron Dropper Post 9/6/2017 5:21 PM

I was going to make the same comment. Joe will be calling them for royalties checks.

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Liked a comment on the item Ultra-Light Suspension Products from ND Tuned 8/31/2017 6:18 PM

dear bicycle owner. please fix your rear brake line routing. soon.

Added a comment about press release MRP's Ribbon Fork Now Available in Coil 8/30/2017 2:24 PM

Yep. The weight range of 125 - 250 lbs includes approximately 95%+ of mountain bikers.

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Liked a comment on the item MRP's Ribbon Fork Now Available in Coil 8/30/2017 2:22 PM

MRP is a small company. The vast majority of bike riders are between 125-250lbs. For those outside this range, the air fork is still an option.

This was always one of the big problems with coil. A company can only justify making so many coils from a cost perspective (EG, there would...more

Added a comment about photo Syndicate Tire Inserts 8/4/2017 11:36 AM

Same experience for me as adrennan. And, World Cup DH racers...several levels above all of us. I don't think they're looking for the lightest tire setup, more likely the setup that's less likely to result in a flat tire.

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Added a comment to chasejj's bike check 8/2/2017 11:06 AM

Hell yeah

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Added a comment about feature Richie Rude's Racing a 29er at the Aspen EWS 7/27/2017 10:35 AM

If you bet it would work fine to run the fork at 170mm of travel, maybe you can tell Fox you'll cover any possible warranty costs of worn out bushings, and then they might release it.

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Added a comment about product review THE SMASH! Riding Guerrilla Gravity's New Rock Crusher 7/26/2017 6:36 AM

29er build kit ready to go: get The Smash. If in the future you think you'd rather have a Megatrail, you can convert the frame.

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