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Reply to UCI DH Rule Unclear - DSQ for Riding Over a Course-Marking Pole? 10/17/2020 7:30 AM

Its sort of sad how much legal language I have had to look at in the last few years. This is intentionally meant to be a judgement call on the part of some group called the "commisaries panel" that ive never heard of. One key word- "can". The rule could ... more »

Reply to All (North) American Bike 9/20/2020 2:12 PM

Some Kitsbow, Voler for mtb apparel, maybe others. I will note that as far as labor laws and materials sourcing etc, there are a few brands that are pushing hard on this, and can back some of it up with third-party verified certifications like Fair trade ... more »

Reply to All (North) American Bike 9/19/2020 6:22 PM

Thomson and enve dont make bars here, all overseas. Even alloy thomson. No one has the proper swaging tooling for bars, or at least it seems no one is willing to invest in it and a do the volume needed to be profitable. Unclear on WR1 stems, I thought ... more »

Reply to First World Cup DH Win? 2/26/2020 4:43 AM

Got my eye on Cabirou, I think we will all be sursprised by her pace. Mr Johannes von Klebelsberg. He's got actual team support this year, much deserved, he's proper fast.

Reply to Is Trek hinting at a natural fiber construction? (EDIT: Nope, it's WaveCel helmet technology) 3/4/2019 4:58 AM

A few years ago I looked into building my own ski press and jigs and got into materials, using tons of help from skibuilders.com. There are also "natural" industrial epoxy resins, generally made from industrial byproducts, and I seem to remember at least ... more »