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Liked a comment on the item Dave Weagle Sues Giant for Patent Infringement 5/7/2013 3:07 AM

Patents are good in that they protect innovators, and five years of protection gives them time to profit. Once the patents expire new innovation can built on top of the original innovation without driving up costs. When I have to pay thirty people to use something they invented 20+ years ago...more

Liked a comment on the item Dave Weagle Sues Giant for Patent Infringement 5/7/2013 3:07 AM

I want to high-five the above statement for its thorough understanding of Economics, Engineering, Manufacturing, Design, and the DH market segment. Well said Lee. =)

Liked a comment on the item Dave Weagle Sues Giant for Patent Infringement 5/7/2013 3:07 AM

Copying actually stifles innovation in the long run, and in your proposed model shifts the balance of power to those already at the top (Giant, Trek, Specialized, etc... anyone with the capacity to copy and produce on a large scale at low cost and with substantial marketing force). Dave did...more

Liked a comment on the item Dave Weagle Sues Giant for Patent Infringement 5/7/2013 3:07 AM

End all patents and copyrights after five years with no renewal. Sorry Dave, but biking would be better if everyone could use technologies to make better gear.

Liked a comment on the item Video: Mega Case 2.0 5/1/2013 2:53 AM

Well apparently the course builders were on acid. What a horribly constructed jump.

Liked a comment on the item Video: Mega Case 2.0 5/1/2013 2:53 AM

Im fine smile after surgery, where my two wrists were rebuild I have to wait about 6 weeks to - hopefully - be 100 % ok smile

Liked a comment on the item Mega Case 5/1/2013 2:52 AM

Needs more G-Shock

Liked a comment on the item Santa Cruz Bronson 4/30/2013 4:12 AM

Oh, my bad haha

Liked a comment on the item Santa Cruz Bronson 4/30/2013 4:12 AM

No, b-kul is right the bronson is normally 650b but the owner of this bike is running 26" wheels instead.

Liked a comment on the item Santa Cruz Bronson 4/30/2013 4:11 AM

no, those are 26'' wheels

Liked a comment on the item Santa Cruz Bronson 4/30/2013 4:11 AM

When it says your headset is -1.5, does it mean you slackened your HA by 1.5?

Liked a comment on the item Santa Cruz Bronson 4/30/2013 4:11 AM

Why? I'm not hating I just want to know the gains.

Liked a comment on the item 17 Questions: Dave Weagle 4/29/2013 6:32 AM

heh
"the ones that you know about"

Liked a comment on the item 17 Questions: Dave Weagle 4/29/2013 6:32 AM

Biggest misconception is that people in the bike industry make money. Ha ha ha. Wait, I work in the bike industry....damn.

Liked a comment on the item British Superbike 2012 Cadwell Park 4/24/2013 8:42 AM

Cadwell Park's The Mountain. If you love this, you'll love Josh Brookes.

Liked a comment on the item British Superbike 2012 Cadwell Park 4/24/2013 8:42 AM

So you want your minute back?

Liked a comment on the item British Superbike 2012 Cadwell Park 4/24/2013 8:42 AM

whip that thing, then ill be impressed..

Liked a comment on the item World Speed Record On A Mountain Bike - Eric Barone 2013 4/19/2013 3:49 AM

Steel.

Liked a comment on the item World Speed Record On A Mountain Bike - Eric Barone 2013 4/19/2013 3:49 AM

That crash in 2002 was epic, good to see him back on the horse, crazy French oui!

Liked a comment on the item World Speed Record On A Mountain Bike - Eric Barone 2013 4/19/2013 3:49 AM

Nice try, Eric - you are a madman!