Liked a comment on the item TRW Active Enters the Mountain Bike Drivetrain Market 11/14/2018 11:46 AM

Ive joined Bionicon Bikes in 2010 and was in charge of and executed all frame and suspension designs after 2012.
Here are a few of the things, that weve designed in that period:
https://www.bionicon.de/technik/
Ive re-designed the existing Bionicon geometry-adjust system, introducing a...more

Added a comment about news blog TRW Active Enters the Mountain Bike Drivetrain Market 11/14/2018 8:18 AM
C50

I think it is a bit much to be emailing a company and Vital complaining about a company rebranding a product like this. I am sure the manufacturer is aware TRW is putting their logo on this groupo. And Vital is just doing a press release that they might have been paid to release. Anyway, it is what it is - and as you say, this is an obvious rebranding.

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Added a comment about news blog TRW Active Enters the Mountain Bike Drivetrain Market 11/14/2018 7:09 AM
C50

You don't need to be a dick about it. You can look at the products and search online and make a decision from there. Let the dudes run their business.

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Added reply in a thread The new bike syndrome 11/13/2018 1:58 PM

I get the same urges and then I just go ride my bike and return with a big smile and forget about it. I don't have the bank account or desire to upgrade constantly. But, if you got the money, buy whatever you want, it's a free country. Riding bikes is ... more »

Liked a comment on the item TRW Active Enters the Mountain Bike Drivetrain Market 11/13/2018 9:24 AM

What is?

Liked a comment on the item TRW Active Enters the Mountain Bike Drivetrain Market 11/7/2018 1:09 PM

Where have I seen that 11-speed logo before?

Liked a comment on the item TRW Active Enters the Mountain Bike Drivetrain Market 11/7/2018 7:02 AM

"no re-branding."

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Added reply in a thread 2018 Santa Cruz chameleon 11/6/2018 10:54 AM

I am running my Chameleon SS and having the same issue. Bolts keep coming loose after 2 rides, don't know why but put grease on the threads hoping that helps (blue Locktight is next). Also, if I don't set the tension screws (bolt thingys) all the way ... more »

Liked a comment on the item TRW Active Enters the Mountain Bike Drivetrain Market 11/6/2018 8:42 AM

Isn't this the same thing?

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Original-22speed-XT-DEORE-X1-M8000-sensah-srx-Derailleur-groupset11s-2x11s-3x11s-22speed-mtb-groupsets-mountain/32573370765.html

Holy crap 700g for the cassette hahaha
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Added a comment about news blog TRW Active Enters the Mountain Bike Drivetrain Market 11/6/2018 6:56 AM
C50

I don't see why you are getting downvoted. I really hope they do well. Always root for the little guy and their groupo is in my price range for an upgrade to my wifey's bike.

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Liked a comment on the item TRW Active Enters the Mountain Bike Drivetrain Market 11/6/2018 6:55 AM

Hi guys, Yes that video sucks! I never comment, but I was in Moab last week and ran into this guy on the trail. He is making frames, bars, stems, and wheels too. It all seems pretty legit and he is making improvements on it every product run. From what I can tell, The clutch is...more

Liked a comment on the item TRW Active Enters the Mountain Bike Drivetrain Market 11/5/2018 1:15 PM

Dude, i'm the most engineer of the engineers you can think of. Yet i can see that, for a lack of better term, this video is bad.

I hate marketing, but i still kinda get how it works. A launch video should hype you up and show you some things. This sadly does neither.

I hope their gear...more

Liked a comment on the item TRW Active Enters the Mountain Bike Drivetrain Market 11/5/2018 10:47 AM

Hm... Does anybody else find it funny that the marketing video includes a guy riding uphill with elbow pads and no knee pads, no shifting and by the looks of it a chinese (sold as Ztto on Amazon) cassette? It might be the official cassette, but not judging by the press shots.

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Added a comment about news blog TRW Active Enters the Mountain Bike Drivetrain Market 11/5/2018 10:18 AM
C50

I noticed the same thing. Plus, music is a little much for slow uphill peddling. I would like to have seen some shifting and real descending with the chain flopping around a bit to show retention and keep my attention. I hope they are the engineers and doing something cool but it might just be a rebranding of existing products?

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Added a comment about product review Tested: Praxis Girder Carbon Cranks 11/2/2018 9:56 AM
C50

When I read this comment, I was under the impression it is the same style - "Attaching the chainring was a familiar process because it shares the interface with SRAM cranks"

I am not familiar with the SRAM interface so just curious.

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Added a comment about product review Tested: Praxis Girder Carbon Cranks 11/2/2018 9:20 AM
Liked a comment on the item Another New Yeti: See the SB130 Trail Bike 9/10/2018 8:50 AM

the new yetis look amazing. beautiful designs and dialed geo. i understand the premium nature of these frames but the price is gnarly

Liked a comment on the item Binary Chuparosa Ti-HT+ Dream Build I9 XX1 8/29/2018 8:30 AM

Thank you!! Stoked!

Added a comment to Foes Racing's bike check 8/8/2018 7:56 AM
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Anyone have the geo numbers on this. Amazing looking bike! Has this thing be ridden? I have a bike with less than 500 miles and there are scratches and dings all over the place.

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Added reply in a thread Hardtails!!! 7/27/2018 10:06 AM

Love being back on a hartail after taking a couple years on the squishy.

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