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Twist forward 4-5 times to transition from a steep uphill to a steep downhill and vice-versa. With the 1x11 it makes everything faster/more intuitive: Twist forward for harder gears, backward for easier gears. That's it - one handle with one easy motion for all your gears. So far loving this thing.
Put this on a carbon rear wheel from light-bicycle (Hope evo hubs) on a 2014 StumpJumper Evo 29". So far this upgrade is well worth the $ spent, X01 + grip shift makes shifting super fast and intuitive - I know XX1/X01 is "super high-end" now, but it actually makes shifting so straightforward it's something a beginner would better understand. I ride xc mainly and it's so much easier to change gears on the variety of short/long hills of varying steepness.
Stock x7-9 setup sucked by comparison IMO. Shifting on this is super fast/smooth which changes ride quality for me completely.
Hi Kyle - why are the new SKUs significantly more expensive for the same item?
No more 175mm length in this and you don't offer the X01 version. Are you getting either in stock any time soon?
Does this fit really tight like Gore's bike jersey's?
But the stupid patterns make it look like a lacy bra is on underneath. The designer must have a sense of humor with the "compression" part of this. I have the black because it's harder to see, but you can still see it. So stupid for an otherwise awesome sleeveless. Note: Super tight, must be in great shape to wear.
Can't find anything like this fit/comfort-wise so I settle.
Can I use this with the X01 derailleur, X01 cassette, and shifters?
Will it work on the DT's 1600 wheels?
What is the inner/outer rim width and spoke count on this wheel and can it be adapted to the xx1 cassette with an adapter?
Also is the wheel suitable moderate drops at bike parks (e.g. up to 4-5ft)?
How can I tell if my bike has a "Centerlock" disc rotor? If it doesn't does the "Centerlock adapter" make this wheel work with my current rotor?
My bike for reference: http://www.specialized.com/us/en/bikes/mountain/stumpjumper-fsr/stumpjumper-fsr-comp-evo-29#specs
As Tony the Tiger would say, if he wore merino wool boxers. I like these a lot - fit, style. Yep they're shorter like the pic shows. 33-34 waist, medium fits nicely.
I wouldn't wear these on longer hiking trips as I like longer, tighter boxer briefs to prevent inner thigh chafe, but for everyday use these are comfy. These do fit snug enough, I hate baggy boxer briefs.
Just barely lighter than the super minimalist BD couloir, but IMO more comfortable as the waist band is wider and less abrasive. You do have to put your legs through the loops, but I've done this with crampons on and it's not that bad. It's comfortable IMO, if you're hanging it's better to push the leg loops down a bit toward the knee.
I'm 6'4", 220 pounds, athletic build, got a large. Waist and leg loops seem to be just the right size.
Got the XL on sale and it fits nicely, sleeves and body are plenty long. I'm 6'4, 220lbs. It's got a little extra room, but it still feels athletic fitting. Not like the ridiculously baggy Arc'teryx jacket I tried on before this. Like the other reviewer, this also replaces a EB BC-200 Large Tall jacket whose zipper breaks every year, but is otherwise a good coat. XL weighs 9.1oz by my scale.
Claimed weight says "pair", but I think they mean per ski.
6'4", 220 pounds. XL fits perfectly, mostly because the sleeves are longer to accommodate the thumb holes. Perfect light precip shedding piece for when it's a bit too cold for a t-shirt in the mtns. Wore it after it got dark this weekend the descent from Mt. Buckner in the North Cascades, WA.
Used them on maybe 40-50 resort runs and on Rainier/Baker a handful of times with the GT skis. So far no issues. I wish the heel could be adjusted without bending down and cranking it, so minus 1 star. Otherwise no issues yet.
Never mind, just tried on in a store (XL). Sleeve length just barely OK, torso a bit short, overall the thing is waaaaay too baggy, and I'm 220. Fits sloppy. Sticking with the EB BC-200 Large Tall.
Anyone 6'4" ish wearing this and happy with torso and sleeve length?
Big front points, handled many types of snow and ice w/o any issues. I read another review that said they feel like roller skates in certain conditions (French technique on somewhat steeper ice if I remember correctly) due to the missing points in the back of the front piece, I didn't notice this or feel insecure in this or any other condition personally. I climbed on blue ice, neve, heavy powder, and corn in varying degrees of steepness, up to vertical.