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Is Your Riding Posture from 2006? - May 29, 2020, 8:57 a.m.

This is a great topic Cam. I've been thinking a bit along these lines recently but it started more with my cockpit setup. I recently realised that my bar roll is significantly different to what it was years ago and that thought that this was realted to current bike geometry. I used to roll my bars forward to force me into a more aggressive over the front elbows out position. My bar roll is a lot more neutral now as I ride more centered in the bike. With that my brake levers are a lot flatter than they were too. 

Lots to think about here.

2020 YT Jeffsy 29 Pro Race - Out of the Box - March 4, 2020, 1:10 p.m.

I cry BS! Come on, own up... the real reason you built that up indoors was the bunker was too messy. 

I get it.

I do the same when no one's home. :)

Kitsbow Haskell Shorts Reviewed - Nov. 25, 2019, 12:55 p.m.

The Haskell pant is a really nice addition to the wardrobe too btw. I use them as a travel pant, good for hiking in, comfortable to sit on a plane in, comfortable to ride in and can be dressed up a little... really versatile and allows you to travel light.

Kitsbow Haskell Shorts Reviewed - Nov. 25, 2019, 12:53 p.m.

Yep, can definitely vouch for Kitsbow gear being worth the investment. Wear my shorts regularly and still look crisp.

Gloam Season feat. Cody Kelley - Nov. 25, 2019, 12:52 p.m.

All trials within a 30 mins drive from my house. Having said that I don't do that big set at Black Diamond. Not a dirt jumper am I.

Introducing the Santa Cruz MEGATOWER 29 - Ridden in NZ - March 19, 2019, 10:13 p.m.

Having read the various initial impressions on this bike, it sounds like everyone wants to like the bike but hasn't clicked with it. I feel there is a bit of SC bias there, as I don't think some other manufacturers would have had such kind words written overall for a new bike when many of the reviewers we're struggling to get comfortable. 

Given the various reviewers are well experienced it's surprising and I will watch for the long term review with interest. Hopefully everyone will detail what it takes to get the bike set up to their taste.

NOX Farlow Carbon Wheels: Reviewed - Jan. 5, 2019, 1:48 a.m.

Sorry, on just saw this comment. The Magic Mary was a 2.35" and the rear Maxxis tire was a 2.3".

Starling Murmur 29 Factory Reviewed - Sept. 25, 2018, 3:57 p.m.

Someone needs to get Perry some red riding kit to test.

Starling Murmur 29 Factory Reviewed - Sept. 25, 2018, 3:55 p.m.

I think the "flexy" aspect of this frame is overstated and it tends to get people all worried because of the frame material. My Yeti SB6C was also flexy, so much so I could get the chainstay to rub on my crank under hard pedalling. I can't do that with this frame and yes there is some flex in the bike but it makes this bike really calm through rough sections of trail. I've not detected the flex being a negative for me and I've ridden this actual bike tested and also my own custom Murmur for over a year now.

Starling Murmur 29 Factory Reviewed - Sept. 24, 2018, 7:30 a.m.

I'm 6'2" and rode this L frame quite a bit when it was around, including ticking LOTS off the list in Whistler. I'd be more than happy with this reach for me.

A 12-yr old Boy's First Bike Park Day - July 27, 2018, 11:14 a.m.

Nice one Luca!

Having coached a bunch of kids over the past 3 years, it is amazing to see their own character change through challenging themselves on a bike. Self confidence to try new things soars and translates in the rest of their lives. Stoked that he's out there pushing him limits with you both!

Rocky Mounts SplitRail Hitch Rack - April 13, 2018, 11:14 a.m.

A Starling, but not this one, will be flying it's way to NSMB soon. 

That's my personal idiosyncratic rig and I like it very much.

Rocky Mounts SplitRail Hitch Rack - April 13, 2018, 11:12 a.m.

There is enough cable to wrap around the downtube. It was purely down to me being lazy that I didn't do that. 

I don't have the bikes locked on when in motion, usually just if I'm nipping in somewhere to grab a post ride snack or drink.

WTF is a Plus Bike? - Sept. 23, 2015, 8:39 a.m.

They should have done 26+, thus make wheel size closer to 27.5 in with the fat tires on them. 27.5+ means you are riding a 29er with a bit more traction and weight. A smaller plus size would have kept the traction and flickability. Test rode a 6fattie for about ten miles. Felt nice on sandy sections but was a pig on everything else. I don't need that much traction when I am not riding in snow. To each their own though.

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