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    ABOUT ME

  • Mark Westlake
  • Inspired Arcade brakeless build
  • Filmer/photographer for different people.
  • Bristol, UK

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  • Posted in thread: Ben Travis - Raw 100 - Vancouver on 06-21-2017 at 06:52 AM
    Nice work dude! Levelled up again - impressive :) Making those gaps look effortless too.

  • Posted in thread: Trialtech Carthy Signature Series Rims on 05-22-2017 at 02:14 PM
    Surely an 'old' design is just using the same cut-outs as each other from the same rims from
    the same catalogue? This is totally new, designed from the ground up. They're only 50~g heavier
    than the li...

  • Posted in thread: Trialtech Carthy Signature Series Rims on 05-19-2017 at 07:42 AM
    Trialtech have just released their Carthy Signature Series rims. Available in 26" only, 32h
    front and rear. Double wall and undrilled so they're ridiculously stiff and should provide a
    stiffer sidewal...

  • Posted in thread: Running Hope Tech 3 Trial Zone upside down? on 05-19-2017 at 07:39 AM
    They work upside down, it's just long term it's not ideal. Hence the flip-flop original Tech
    lever having two diaphragms, so one is always at the top.

  • Posted in thread: Ben Travis visits Bristol on 05-12-2017 at 06:38 AM
    Awesome video Ben, I approve. Everyone else, get on board ;)

  • Posted in thread: Running Hope Tech 3 Trial Zone upside down? on 05-08-2017 at 05:45 AM
    Having the diaphragm upside down/at the bottom of the reservoir isn't ideal - as said above,
    swapping the hoses at the lever is the way to go (assuming you've got a pair of Tech 3s).

  • Posted in thread: Jack Carthy - Raw clips on 05-02-2017 at 03:43 AM
    We posted this up on our FB page yesterday, but for you forum dwellers here's just under 2
    minutes of Carthy doing some things:[ame]https://vimeo.com/215630255[/ame]

  • Posted in thread: Magura mt2 brake review on 05-02-2017 at 01:36 AM
    I put some MT2 levers on my MT5/7 calipers and the plastic blade doesn't really give great
    lever feel. I bought a pair of the alloy MT5 blades and fitted them and now they feel really
    good.If you're u...

  • Posted in thread: Joe Prattley in Liverpool on 04-27-2017 at 08:48 AM
    Last year, I headed over to Liverpool with one of our team riders, Joe Prattley. We got some
    clips in the bag, and after a bit of a delay (sorry Joe!), and the addition of some Beatles
    music, here's t...

  • Posted in thread: [technical] ECHO TR brake lever repair kit on 04-24-2017 at 07:17 AM
    You can get around that by just loosening the grub screw that holds the pivot in
    place...Sebastian - I replied to your e-mail earlier on, I hope it helps.

1 COMMENTS
Posted: 
April 17, 2015  •  03:39 AM
Saw your grip post on uk. I had the half nelson race face grips they are ok but open end.
The new Gwin grips are super thin and closed end with alloy cap covered in plastic, single collar. I would recommend these minus the bullshit pricing. 45 CAD

I have used those long thin grips from toyo about 10 years ago only slide on rubber grip i would use.

I now use racquet ball tape but you might rip this stuff with all your bmx shenanigans. I have small hands so only use thin grips.

Something in common, interesting
 
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