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I Just got a E-mail from Karl Nicolai

Discussion in 'Downhill & Freeride' started by patineto, Sep 28, 2005.

  1. patineto

    patineto The RM Mad Scientist

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    With great news about the new G-Boxx-2 Nicolai's

    here is the whole thing
     

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    friggin sweet!
     
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    zahgurim Underwater monkey

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    And so sounds the death knell of the derailer.

    A standard for an internal gearing interface will mean that every company, and their pet monkey, will have a frame going. Hopefully, with multiple suppliers offering gearboxes instead of derailers...
     
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    I keep checking ebay.de for people letting go of their TST's
     
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    DRB unemployed bum

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    Death knell? hardly.
     
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    Oh drama...a little early don't you think? Alternatives have been in the works for years, but it's still gonna be a while.
     
  7. patineto

    patineto The RM Mad Scientist

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    well maybe that is Why Nicolai is at the forefront of this development, if they were like Trek (just remenber all early 9000/9500 and the Y-Bikes A.K.A.WHY bikes) making a million bikes that were not ready or at least did not really perform as advertice.

    Guys like Nicolai make the best product they can with the technology available at that very moment, (even if the suspension design is kind of questionable and somehow obsolete sometimes (maybe they know something we don't..!?!?)) I'm sure when they are ready for the next step they will release the new generation, not before is proven and test it, My self i respect that since is the honorable and professional thing to do..
     
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    BMXman I wish I was Canadian

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    haha...same here...D
     
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    "years" being a gross understatement, at least on a human scale.

    and would you idiots please stop using appostrophe-s to denote plurals, not only is it confusing to those who know, but it is just wrong.
     
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    Um, what the...? I was just responding to that other guy's dramatic comment about the "death knell" so I'm not sure what you're talking about. The notion that there are problems with derailleurs is nothing new, but we are still a little ways away from replacing derailleurs on all of our bikes. As for Nicolai, good for them for being at the forefront, but they are no making the internals, only a casing, and as soon as the Hayes gearbox 2 or another standard is released, everyone else will catch up quickly.
     
  11. patineto

    patineto The RM Mad Scientist

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    Sorry I guess i took stuff the wrong way,,,my lack of Ingles is kind of complicated sometimes, I guess I don't get the little Jokes and things,,

    anyway i'm glad we are on the same page

    Actually i know a few others things that I'm not soppose to talk about about the gear box sistems that is going to change the way things are currentlly made and hopefully the future of bicycle technology.

    Sorry again i miss-understand your comment before
     
  12. Rip

    Rip Mr. Excitement

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    This isn't a formal document.
     
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    how much are they does anyone know.....will they be for sale
     
  14. ChrisRobin

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    No one knows...too soon to tell since they haven't really put one together yet.