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N+1: the Formula has Changed

Posted by pieter on Wednesday February 19 2014

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We all know the classic formula for the perfect number of bikes we should own; N+1. With N being the number of bikes we already have. But we now have three different wheels sizes to choose from and each wheel size offering many excellent bikes, so isn’t the formula now 3N+1?

The first edit showed me that 29ers can handle aggressive, fast riding and do it with style. The second edit has gotten me wanting to try a 650b and ride with Peat, Gracia and the rest of the Santa Cruz team. And the last edit reminds me how much I love my little 26″ wheeled Kona Bass.

How can we hate when there is so much good?

http://youtu.be/F7l8HU5o-JA

http://youtu.be/yDcQJBzYjKg

http://youtu.be/ZbOb8arSKsY

  • Kevin Higgins

    Bikes shouldn’t be pigeon holed into a particular catagory based on wheel size. Ride what you’re comfortable on and get the shred out!