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Levi wins Leadville

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SpartacusRox said:
Possibly not an idiot in the classic sense, but just one of those who like to put down guys who do well. Major inferiority complex for sure!

well he has been seen with la there fore he is automatically evil and on super dope which makes his competitors attempts to beat him utterly useless in nature as he is no longer human.;)
 
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personal said:
It seems that Leadville does not require full suspension, yet some of riders use it. How come?

If by "some riders" you mean the elites, the average pro gets ~1 bike that she/he pays for. In JHK's (rare) case he has a bike sponsor with a complete line of bikes and enough sponsorship resources to fund a stable of bikes.

If "some riders" means the vast majority of riders at the event, then it's important to know the average age of the field is high. I'd say most of them got tired of the pounding one takes on a hard tail a while ago and switched when weights on full suspension were perceived as a good enough trade-off between weight and comfort.
 
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DirtyWorks said:
If by "some riders" you mean the elites, the average pro gets ~1 bike that she/he pays for. In JHK's (rare) case he has a bike sponsor with a complete line of bikes and enough sponsorship resources to fund a stable of bikes.

If "some riders" means the vast majority of riders at the event, then it's important to know the average age of the field is high. I'd say most of them got tired of the pounding one takes on a hard tail a while ago and switched when weights on full suspension were perceived as a good enough trade-off between weight and comfort.

Yep, I'd say the vast majority of the riders in racing simply race what they have and don't have a stable of bikes to choose from.
 
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Martin318is said:
I'm sorry - I tried and tried - but I couldn't let this go.

It is, "you're" as in, " you are..." not, "your"..... :D

Most oddiots can point to same in others, without ever observing same in self, fabistocious to watch and "learn from". The mural of the story has to be, to look in the mirage while typing.
 
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DirtyWorks said:
If by "some riders" you mean the elites, the average pro gets ~1 bike that she/he pays for. In JHK's (rare) case he has a bike sponsor with a complete line of bikes and enough sponsorship resources to fund a stable of bikes.

If "some riders" means the vast majority of riders at the event, then it's important to know the average age of the field is high. I'd say most of them got tired of the pounding one takes on a hard tail a while ago and switched when weights on full suspension were perceived as a good enough trade-off between weight and comfort.


Correct, big wheels and a mechanic with wheels every 10 miles means soft tires equals hardail.
 
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DirtyWorks said:
If by "some riders" you mean the elites, the average pro gets ~1 bike that she/he pays for. In JHK's (rare) case he has a bike sponsor with a complete line of bikes and enough sponsorship resources to fund a stable of bikes.

If "some riders" means the vast majority of riders at the event, then it's important to know the average age of the field is high. I'd say most of them got tired of the pounding one takes on a hard tail a while ago and switched when weights on full suspension were perceived as a good enough trade-off between weight and comfort.

Actually I meant Levi and Lance. They both can use anything they want and I was somewhat surprised to see them using (however advanced) full suspension bikes on (what to me seems like non technical course).

All I saw are some pictures and short videos.