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  1. alfeng replied to the thread Why is it sooo hard to keep watts up on downhills?.

    Sheesh ... You really have to take-the-needle-out-of-your-arm ... The POINT was that the OP of this thread (who cut-and-pasted the SAME query POSTED BY velomanct (Mar 14, 2004)!) cannot realistically* achieve a comparable number of Watts while...

    Jan 22, 2019 at 2:05 PM
  2. alfeng replied to the thread Does a good race mtb also make a good recreational mtb?.

    If you are taller than 5'9" then consider a 29er Hardtail ... There are a lot of off-the-peg options, now, across the entire price spectrum ... If you are inclined toward an a la carte approach, SALSA has a frameset which has a rigid fork ......

    Jan 21, 2019 at 5:25 AM
  3. alfeng replied to the thread Does a good race mtb also make a good recreational mtb?.

    Your wallet will regret it ... YOU need to determine how much suspension travel you need for the types of trails you ride on ... AND, which tires and/or tread pattern is preferred for the surface(s) ... Purchase, accordingly.

    Jan 20, 2019 at 11:35 AM
  4. alfeng replied to the thread Why is it sooo hard to keep watts up on downhills?.

    OMG! YOU must have been drinking some of Bob-Error-Man's koolaid ... Without getting into the weeds ... If YOU-or-any-of-your-"engineeer"-friends calculate how many watts are need for a bike-and-rider to ascend a particular height over a...

    Jan 19, 2019 at 6:50 PM
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