Liked a comment on the item Pit Puzzle - Greg's V10 with New/Longer Rear End 7/6/2019 12:35 AM

Kiran MacKinnon (works for SC) using the same idea: shorter reach, backwards buzzworks and longer stays. He and I talked about it at Tamarack and he thinks it's all relation of body weight/position to BB. he also thinks longer reach is yanking riders too far forward these...more

Added a comment about photo Sam Hill's Updated Prototype Nukeproof Mega 29 with SRAM AXS 7/1/2019 12:25 PM

Completely understand where you’re coming from Mr Brines. Pretty much flat isn’t flat but theres no need for me to get semantic, my point is that the LC hasn’t worked since its insheeption in 2012 (actually 2011 come to think of it?) and they’ve done nothing to change it despite me emailing every other day to tell them how much it doesn’t work. If all they’ve done this time around is made the flippin thing longer I shall be quite disappointed to see a bike that was once innovative and forward thinking reduced to the “MOAR REACH” sales tactic.
Better fire em a quick email, I don’t know if they’ll read this.

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Added a comment about photo Sam Hill's Updated Prototype Nukeproof Mega 29 with SRAM AXS 6/30/2019 10:09 AM

I bet that’s the one. 450mm reach on the medium makes sense. Now I’m more interested to see if they’ve finally addressed the leverage curve. Nobody does that old school regressive-progressive stuff anymore. It’s 2019 NP and that shizzle didn’t work in 2012 come oooooon with the leverage curve already. Jeez

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Added a comment about photo Sam Hill's Updated Prototype Nukeproof Mega 29 with SRAM AXS 6/30/2019 10:02 AM

Check out the NP owners forum on the ‘other’ site

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Added a comment about photo Sam Hill's Updated Prototype Nukeproof Mega 29 with SRAM AXS 6/30/2019 9:55 AM

They were one of the very first to have a small sized seat tube on a medium frame and also one of the first to do steeper seat angles. They’ve had their geometry dialled since before being a geometry geek was even a thing.
But a 16.5” seat tube and a ~470mm (current large) reach? Like Ralph Fiennes said - “that’s going over board mate”

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Added a comment about photo Sam Hill's Updated Prototype Nukeproof Mega 29 with SRAM AXS 6/30/2019 6:45 AM

That’s what I thought...5mm maybe? 440mm reach on the medium would seem more appropriate?

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Liked a comment on the item Sam Hill's Updated Prototype Nukeproof Mega 29 with SRAM AXS 6/30/2019 6:44 AM

Pretty sure this 50mm is a typo. Compare the pic to the current L & XL and it’s nowhere as long.

Added a comment about photo Sam Hill's Updated Prototype Nukeproof Mega 29 with SRAM AXS 6/30/2019 3:21 AM

Seems a bit odd. Sams been running the medium 435mm reach bike since forever. If he wanted more reach I’m fairly
Sure he could have just run the large...? In any case if they increased the reach by 50mm on all sizes then it’s now a massive bike and the small would now be almost as long as the old large!? I don’t really wanna open a can of worms about sizing preferences but as a small-medium rider and a lover of the Mega this is bad news as the bikes are now too big for me thats if this 50mm thing is correct of course and makes its way to the production bikes

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Liked a comment on the item SLICK Commencal CLASH 6/14/2019 12:18 AM

hahaha additional info!!! looks rad!

Liked a comment on the item WINNING BIKE - Loic Bruni's Prototype Specialized Demo 6/11/2019 12:49 AM

I think the part that sucks is paying $600-1000 more for a carbon frame with no benefit. If you add up carbon handlebars, wheels, and cranks, too, you’re at about $2500-3000 extra for no benefit. And when I say “no benefit,” I mean to say World Cup guys are the biggest tweakers out...more

Liked a comment on the item WINNING BIKE - Amaury Pierron's Commencal Supreme DH 6/3/2019 10:47 PM

2019 bike seems shorter, wheelbase

Added a comment about feature So Here Is Sam Hill's 29er Enduro Race Bike... 5/8/2019 11:22 PM

Don’t care just wanna seem him beat Maes.

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Liked a comment on the item Sam Hill May Run a 29er - Still Unconfirmed 5/1/2019 11:48 PM

Exactly. The Pinkbike comment section should be hillarious

Added a comment about press release OneUp Releases New Carbon Bars, EDC-Ready Stem and Lock-On Grips 4/12/2019 10:51 AM

Is literally everyone having their grips made in the same factory? What’s minimum order? Want some pro Iqbals that have are the same as everyone else’s but just have a single longitudinal line one em so I feel symmetry. Iqbal Sym grip. I’d buy em. Big up one up though.

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