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Re: Rack alternative for long drops?

PostPosted: Nov 14, 2016 10:01 pm
by eyecave
perfection:........conventional length titanium rack smallest diameter safely possible where the last possible bar's opposite end is positioned as close as possible to the rack's ear.........six lower titanium bars that are roughly triangularly shaped with thicker lower ends with a bit more flare...the upper four should be shaped like a convention hollow bar but smaller diameter......spacers may not be necessary....the triangular bars may provide more friction and certainly less effective heat dissipation.......

one inch or maybe even more shorter than conventional titanium rack with five titanium bars larger than normal.....if you ask me.......its an idiots middle ground from super, long, conventional, short, and shorter racks....where the idiots fear is a loss of control....

Re: Rack alternative for long drops?

PostPosted: Jun 10, 2018 8:01 pm
by CaverCarl
Any device will get you down.
Do you want to struggle to feed it? For long drops if you want the ultimate in control of your speed, both at the top and (probably more important) at the bottom you want an open 6 bar rack. If you really want to enjoy the ride you invest in a specialized long frame open rack.
The Scarab will get you down but on long drops you work at it.
CaverCarl