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    http://reviews.mtbr.com/pole-bicycles-machine-29er...

    http://reviews.mtbr.com/pole-bicycles-machine-29er-is-functional-work-of-art
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    Gold. Pure Gold.

    Gold. Pure Gold.
  3. It's pretty easy to bend up a set of FKS brakes...

    It's pretty easy to bend up a set of FKS brakes so they don't contact the ground so much, and don't clear the ski until a full release. Park skiers also need to properly set their forward pressure,...
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    Any time you get hit by a car, it's automatically...

    Any time you get hit by a car, it's automatically your fault. Because the car weighs 3000+ lb and you don't.
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    I've done some more reading on this "backer rod"...

    I've done some more reading on this "backer rod" material. It's very light, about 2lb per cubic foot, and it compresses 25% with 5 psi pressure. For a 1.5" section around the whole wheel, it will...
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    Wax the tops of your 190+ cm powder skis with...

    Wax the tops of your 190+ cm powder skis with actual ski wax. Rub on, cork in, rub on again, buff out with cloth. Keeps several pounds of sticky snow off giant skis, makes them much easier to...
  7. They see me rollin', they hatin'...... ...

    They see me rollin', they hatin'......


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=52n8SkTgyfo
  8. https://tgr.scdn2.secure.raxcdn.com/imgcache.php?i...

    https://tgr.scdn2.secure.raxcdn.com/imgcache.php?img=http%3A%2F%2Fimgdl1.topnop.ir%2Fuploads%2F201209%2Ftpn5679%2Flarge%2FWsqGQzif4m.jpg
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    Good catch, here's someone squeezing the cushcore...

    Good catch, here's someone squeezing the cushcore (very scientific) and it seems a good bit stiffer. I also doubt the half round of diy foam has much bead locking effectiveness given its rounded...
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    Art's has the 650B Schwalbe Procore for $71.98...

    Art's has the 650B Schwalbe Procore for $71.98 shippedwith coupon "ARTS10", that's about as cheap as you're ever going to get it. They have one set left.
    ...
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    Thought this was pretty nifty - home made foam...

    Thought this was pretty nifty - home made foam inserts:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCfRoxOBarw
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    I think it's insensitive to the LBGT community...

    I think it's insensitive to the LBGT community and "Me Too" movements.
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    Go home Maxxis, you're Drunk

    Names new DH tire the "ASSEGAI". What could possibly go wrong? :nonono2:


    https://ep1.pinkbike.org/p5pb15807356/p5pb15807356.jpg


    https://www.pinkbike.com/u/mikekazimer/album/MaxxisDH
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    Awesome, a good number of people broke them,...

    Awesome, a good number of people broke them, including myself, not doing anything extreme either.
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    OK cool. Please make sure he's putting a heavy...

    OK cool. Please make sure he's putting a heavy Loctite directly on the actual splines, this fills the micro gaps preventing movement that can cause the bolt to loosen up. You can also put some on...
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    Tell your bro to put some Loctite in the spline...

    Tell your bro to put some Loctite in the spline interface, and the bolt, this will eliminate play and keep them from loosening up. If they are 58mm bolt circle, you can get the Surly 58/104mm spider...
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    Sounds like a definite maybe.

    Sounds like a definite maybe.
  18. I literally cannot ride off road in any way with...

    I literally cannot ride off road in any way with flat pedals.
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    $1000 Titanium Boner

    I'm sure some of you dentists will be all over these. Heck, they're less than half the price of an Enve wheelset.

    https://www.pinkbike.com/news/cane-creek-eewings-titanium-cranks-first-look.html...
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    How effective is Cush Core as a bead lock? Can...

    How effective is Cush Core as a bead lock? Can it make a non-tubeless rim and non-tubeless wire bead DH tire work safely tubeless with only gorilla tape in the rim bed?
  21. ROFL. Diamond Back used to be a respected brand...

    ROFL. Diamond Back used to be a respected brand back in the 80's and 90's. Then they sold out and went to shit. They basically offer catalog bikes from China.
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    You need one of those bike rickshaws, then you...

    You need one of those bike rickshaws, then you can carry both the keg and people to drink it.
    ...
  23. From where I sit, this is the only Diamond Back...

    From where I sit, this is the only Diamond Back circle jerk on the internet.
  24. Most women refer to Beyonce for what's...

    Most women refer to Beyonce for what's fashionable? Suuuuure.
  25. Uhhh, the color scheme? Most women won't like...

    Uhhh, the color scheme? Most women won't like it.
    ...
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    I've got a Minion SS 2.3" to run in the rear on...

    I've got a Minion SS 2.3" to run in the rear on some 21mm internal rims. What should I get on the front?

    DHF DC 2.3
    DHF 3C 2.3
    DHR2 DC 2.3
    DHR2 3C 2.3
    DHR2 DC 2.4WT
    DHR2 3C 2.4WT
    DHF DC...
  27. If anybody doesn't believe there is a subtle but...

    If anybody doesn't believe there is a subtle but noticeable difference in the feel (perceived flex) of hubs, they are hallucinating.
  28. Nothing trolly about hating hipsters on track...

    Nothing trolly about hating hipsters on track bikes, it's a serious scourge on cycling's culture.
  29. Hipster on Fixie ≠ Bike Messenger Skills

    LA continues to be shit.

    http://ktla.com/2018/04/11/1-person-hit-by-car-during-vigil-for-bicyclist-fatally-struck-in-south-l-a-hit-and-run-crash-video/

    Anyone who claims a fixed gear track bike...
  30. Lack of material (light), small diameter axle,...

    Lack of material (light), small diameter axle, small diameter hub shell, spongy engagement of freehub mechanism.

    Shimano hubs have gone from an old style road hub design, to "paralax" style...
  31. 30mm internal will work, but 25mm internal is...

    30mm internal will work, but 25mm internal is preferred, and lighter.

    DT makes great, expensive rims, in a wide range of strengths and widths.

    I'd take a serious look at a XM421, that's 25mm...
  32. The 2.3 or 2.5 minions?

    The 2.3 or 2.5 minions?
  33. Just curious, what tires are you planning to run?

    Just curious, what tires are you planning to run?
  34. How much do you think you can directly bulk buy...

    How much do you think you can directly bulk buy Qty 100 or more carbon rims from the factory in China for? I'd say if you're paying any more than $80 a piece, you're getting ripped off. Heck, I'm...
  35. https://www.omnicalculator.com/business/markup ...

    https://www.omnicalculator.com/business/markup

    Dumbass.
  36. Meaning, they source the rims from one of the...

    Meaning, they source the rims from one of the factories in China and pay about $80 a piece, then sell them for $400.

    Which is a 400% markup.
  37. Makes me feel better about the 347g weight of a...

    Makes me feel better about the 347g weight of a Hadley rear hub, especially considering its durable machined titanium freehub body.
  38. NOBL is yet another company that has popped up...

    NOBL is yet another company that has popped up offering Chinese rims in US distribution with a 400% markup. If you feel the need to pay hundreds for a name and support, by all means go for it.
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    You seem like a nice guy, but you really...

    You seem like a nice guy, but you really shouldn't be weighing in on the quality of steel parts from China if that's your thought process on the issue.
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    I wouldn't trust anything from a random Chinese...

    I wouldn't trust anything from a random Chinese source that needs to be made from high grade steel. There's a reason the DT part is so expensive for what it is. Would you build your wheels with...
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    26" is by far the best choice for bike park and...

    26" is by far the best choice for bike park and freeride. Just look at what the Fest series people ride. You can get a 26" boxxer WC for $630, 26" DH rims and tires are still very common.

    As far...
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    Spend $300, save 100g per wheel, give up cut...

    Spend $300, save 100g per wheel, give up cut protection and soft rubber compounds? Sounds dandy.
  43. No kidding, eh! I was mounting pivot per old jig...

    No kidding, eh! I was mounting pivot per old jig dimensions, then I switched to a template, which does shorten the mount by 5mm. Good to know my new mounts are more correct....
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    Full Tilts, for sure. 10 flex tongue, or 8 flex...

    Full Tilts, for sure. 10 flex tongue, or 8 flex if you need a 28 mondopoint boot or larger.
  45. Pinkbike - IMBA trail building robot....

    So scathing the article got taken down....

    http://archive.is/XALWq

    :rolleyes:
  46. Here is evo's current size chart online, it's the...

    Here is evo's current size chart online, it's the same as Nordica's:

    https://www.evo.com/mondo-point-size-and-conversion-chart

    They say to go down 1/2 to one size down for advanced/expert:
    ...
  47. I stand on the front of the ski with the boot in...

    I stand on the front of the ski with the boot in the binding and forcefully torque the boot side to side while tightening down the vertical toe height until there absolutely no movement between the...
  48. The Langes and Atomics in question are going to...

    The Langes and Atomics in question are going to be around 315mm in 27 mondo, which is pretty typical:

    https://www.evo.com/guides/ski-boot-sole-length-size-chart
  49. Size 11D in a 28 mondopoint is a pretty standard...

    Size 11D in a 28 mondopoint is a pretty standard performance fit. 27 mondo is an aggressive expert fit, especially with a high instep. 26 mondo would be an elite tier racing only fit, don't even...
  50. What do you measure on a standard brannock...

    What do you measure on a standard brannock device, and what is your typical shoe size? Are you a standard D width?

    According to Nordica's sizing chart, a 27 mondopoint is a US men's size 9. Are...
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