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Liked a comment on the item absoluteBLACK Introduces the GRAPHENpads 9/12/2022 11:19 PM

"Brake pads are the single most important part of the bike, which determines how confidently you can descend."

LOL lots of engineers have tried over the last decades to make bikes descend more confidently, and finally Absolute black figured out it's the pads! amazing!

Liked a comment on the item absoluteBLACK Introduces the GRAPHENpads 9/12/2022 11:19 PM

After their derailleur pulley BS, I don’t know how anyone can believe anything they say.

Liked a comment on the item absoluteBLACK Introduces the GRAPHENpads 9/12/2022 11:19 PM

So graphene isn't worst than copper ? Has anybody done some research on this? Amongst other negative effects and what we don't know yet, the graphene nanoparticles can cause lung cancer and won't degrade in nature. A quick (or lenghty) google search gives many scientific articles. I won't...more

Liked a comment on the item absoluteBLACK Introduces the GRAPHENpads 9/12/2022 11:19 PM

Absolute SNAKE OIL

Liked a comment on the item absoluteBLACK Introduces the GRAPHENpads 9/12/2022 11:19 PM

absolute crap

Liked a comment on the item absoluteBLACK Introduces the GRAPHENpads 9/12/2022 11:19 PM

A "one of a kind machine", which is presumably totally not something old mate cobbled together in his garage

Liked a comment on the item Prototype SRAM AXS Drivetrain at World Champs 8/23/2022 11:32 PM

So you think they're coated with plastidip? Hah.. kidding. Unless...

Liked a comment on the item Prototype SRAM AXS Drivetrain at World Champs 8/23/2022 11:32 PM

Have you ever ridden alloy pulleys? Noisy as hell, even on a road bike.

Liked a bike check Orange 329: "2002 Peaty Replica" 8/23/2022 11:21 PM
Orange 329: "2002 Peaty Replica"
Added reply in a thread MTB Tech Rumors and Innovation 8/23/2022 12:09 PM

Looks to me like Sram have cunningly reused all but the lowest gear on the old 10spd cassettes and bolted on an extra 3. Clever

Added reply in a thread Cracked 2018 Giant Reign 2018 advanced 1 bottom bracket 8/23/2022 12:06 PM

Wear and tear isn't covered by the warranty though is it. Its possible they might do it as good will, but that damage isn't due to manufacturing fault (or similar) I worked at a Giant Store in the UK and had my '18 adv frame warrantied for cracking on ... more »

Liked a comment on the item Enduro Bearings Continues Maxhit Line with New Bottom Bracket 8/20/2022 1:45 AM

Drawing some conclusions, or drawing some assumptions? Anyway, don't knock it until you try it right?

Liked a comment on the item Enduro Bearings Continues Maxhit Line with New Bottom Bracket 8/20/2022 1:45 AM

I'm truly shocked at the people pointing out the 'flaws' in this from their armchair engineering desks. This BB might solve the side load/inconsistent preload problem some cranks have, isn't crazy expensive compared to other high end offerings, and has a lifetime...more

Added a comment about photo Unfortunately Camille Balanche was injured today throwing a monkey wrench in the overall 8/6/2022 2:16 AM
Unfortunately Camille Balanche was injured today throwing a monkey wrench in the overall

Always one of the best guys on the circuit.

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Liked a bike check Transition Patrol 27.5" wheels : Keep it fun 7/22/2022 8:06 AM
Transition Patrol 27.5" wheels : Keep it fun
Liked a comment on the item Semenuk + Kade = Everyone Wins! Parallel 2 7/22/2022 2:15 AM

Bout time these 2 paired up! That was GREAT!

Added reply in a thread Should World Cup Downhill Racers Have Permanent Numbers Assigned? 7/15/2022 10:27 AM

Permanent during their Elite career could work. There's a bloody lot of them though, so it would take some admin by the UCI

Added reply in a thread MTB Tech Rumors and Innovation 7/11/2022 10:20 AM

A bit more thorough info on this site: https://www.vitalmtb.com/news/press-release/Shimano-Introduces-Three-E-Bike-Specific-Di2-Groupsets-and-All-New-EP6-Drive-Unit,5497

Liked a bike check GT STS DH - Nicolas Vouilloz 1996 race bike tribute 7/10/2022 11:45 AM
GT STS DH - Nicolas Vouilloz 1996 race bike tribute