Race bikes are made for winning alone and present our development team with a completely different challenge than creating comfort orientated full suspension bikes. Rigidity, weight and riding position are the crucial factors in winning a race. Following two years of intensive study and dialogue with our team riders, we choose an uncompromising Scandium hardtail as the perfect race weapon.
a Cross Country Rider
Date Reviewed: November 23, 2007
Strengths: Great Climber and descender because of high quality products and design.
Weaknesses: None that I have noticed
The best Cross Country race machine I have ever ridden. Is definitely the race weapon of choice for all cross country racers looking to win. For the average trail riding person I would choose one of the many trail and all mountain bikes also offered by Bionicon
I have just for the first time got around to getting onto my bike and have some questions ( 2nd year newbie ).
How many times should I apply a chain lube? I know this can vary for terrain. But at the moment im just doing some paved trails so when I get home I just run my chain until I ... Read More »
Anybody have luck mounting Continental Race King 29ers to the WTB Frequency i23? I'm not sure if the tires I have are UST or not and I'm having a heck of a time trying to mount them with a floor pump and a Co2 pump.
I'm also new to tubeless, would it help if I used a soapy solution.
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Apologies if this has already been asked but.....
What's the deal with the WTB I23 rim? Would these be an upgrade, downgrade, or even swap from my current P35's? Anybody with any real world ride time on these?
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I'm working to lace up some WTB frequency i19 rims and per WTB the ERD is 603 mm. If I measure the ERD i get 621-622 mm using the method of two spokes at 200mm with two nipples, seat the two spokes then meausre the distance in between the spokes and add 400mm. If you look at the W ... Read More »
I'm looking a new 29er wheelset, and was all set to get another set of Arch's. Reading up on the reviews of the new EX's though has me concerned about compatibility with TLR tires like Specialized and Bontrager. Has anyone had the chance to run both?Read More »