Added a comment about product review Tested: 2018 Kona Process 153 CR/DL 27.5 1/5/2018 1:43 PM

It’s the future.

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Liked a comment on the item Vital MTB's Bike of the Year - 2017 Shreddy Awards 12/31/2017 9:23 AM

Not true regarding people riding park that’s why the chainstays are breaking. Mine broke from very light use, obviously a design fault... especially when they advertise “huck to flat technology” haha my arse, huck a patrol to flat and it’ll ? snap in half

Added a comment about video Vital MTB's Bike of the Year - 2017 Shreddy Awards 12/30/2017 1:01 PM

PS I guess it’s ‘shouldnt’ be ballsy to see this kind of true innovation come to market but in a market where every brand just does the same as the next without employing any original thought... it’s refreshing at least.

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Added a comment about video Vital MTB's Bike of the Year - 2017 Shreddy Awards 12/30/2017 12:57 PM

It would have been easy to jump on the band wagon and just add 25mm to their reach figures and call it a day - it would have sold because all the sheeple think the longer the bike the better it’ll make them ride. Transition chose to stick to their guns which were already very strong and do something that not many brands were doing because they believe it makes a better bike.
Safe option = keep same frame +25mm (yawn).
Balls option = enhance the entire package by means not currently in use by any other mainstream brand in the belief you’re making a better bike even though you have no idea how it’ll go down with the consumer.

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Added a comment about video Vital MTB's Bike of the Year - 2017 Shreddy Awards 12/30/2017 10:49 AM

Just cus it’s not a million miles long? There are plenty of brands playing the bigger is better game. What Transition did showed more balls and more conviction in what they believe to be a better way of doing things. The guys with the best bikes aren’t just the ones with the longest bikes, it ain’t that easy.

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Liked a comment on the item Transition Sentinel 12/20/2017 11:28 AM

Nice bike! This frame is on my short list but I'm still a bit affraid it's a monster truck?

Added reply in a thread Have You Gone from 27.5 to 29er But Then Back to 27.5? 12/14/2017 11:39 AM

I don’t really get wheel flop on climbs, that’s not where it bothers me - I don’t even notice it going uphill (maybe cus I don’t corner a lot on climbs) In fact I’d say slacker angles and more trail help keep the front wheel nice and smooth and straight ... more »

Added reply in a thread Have You Gone from 27.5 to 29er But Then Back to 27.5? 12/14/2017 8:18 AM

I was riding a Mega 290 with a 64° HA 46mm offset. The chain stays are 450mm on those so the thing was quite long (1220mm wheelbase on a medium iirc). I am 5’6”. It was great at high velocity as you can imagine. But the high axles, slack HA and shorter ... more »

Added reply in a thread Have You Gone from 27.5 to 29er But Then Back to 27.5? 12/14/2017 5:59 AM

Yes. The 29er was a pig in the air. Pretty good everywhere else but I love me some jumps. It was good at landing though, you could land in a rock garden without even a flinch.

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Liked a comment on the item Hyped on Bikes! 50to01's 'Wheel Love' Video is Incredible 12/7/2017 9:18 PM

These guys are the MTB equivalent to the Thinkthank snowboard production crew. So good, so creative! Big thanks to the 50to01 guys!

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Added a comment about feature First Look: Eminent Cycles Haste 11/28/2017 12:42 PM

I’m 5’6” and 76/77° is good for me too. I don’t want any manufacturers reading this and thinking they can fob the little guys off with slack seat angles

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Added reply in a thread Will 29ers Impact 2018 World Cup DH Results? 11/21/2017 10:35 AM

I agree, I think that for some riders the new 29er DH bikes may help unlock potential that was stymied on 26 or 650b just because the bike works better under them. This may be something ever more present than last season as there’ll be more teams with ... more »

Added reply in a thread How Much Reach is Too Much Reach? 11/21/2017 12:32 AM

I agree, for me all the measurements are as important as one another as they all affect one another. If you’re accustomed to looking at geo charts you’ll already be calculating the down tube measurement, perhaps without even realising it. CP just likes ... more »

Added reply in a thread How Much Reach is Too Much Reach? 11/19/2017 12:04 PM

I wonder how many people, after buying into the real long reach bikes, would buy another one? IMO once you’ve been there, done that, gained a boat load of confidence and bought the t shirt you’re gonna want to remember what it’s like to pop a manual ... more »

Added reply in a thread How Much Reach is Too Much Reach? 11/18/2017 12:36 PM

I think what Primoz means is that for a given effective top tube, a steeper seat angle will yield a longer reach. I.e if you keep the ETT the same and steepen the seat angle the down tube grows longer and therefore so does reach. Or have I misunderstood? ... more »

Added reply in a thread How Much Reach is Too Much Reach? 11/18/2017 7:17 AM

I’m 5’6” and traditionally speaking should be on a small but have ridden mediums around 435mm reach for the last 5 or so years. Lately I’ve downsized a tad in both reach and wheelbase and very happy. I reached

the limit now my personal pendulum ... more »