Poll Results

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Do you reckon there will be electric gears in your future one day?

  • I really don't care. (24%, 178 Votes)
  • Yes! I can't wait for technology to catch up off road! (17%, 131 Votes)
  • No. It's madness! Tech for tech's sake (16%, 117 Votes)
  • Maybe in ten years' time (13%, 98 Votes)
  • I really don't know what's going to happen (10%, 76 Votes)
  • Not for me, maybe for racers (6%, 46 Votes)
  • No, there aren't even any gears in my present! (5%, 38 Votes)
  • Never! There's nothing wrong with cables (5%, 35 Votes)
  • Hmm... maybe for a town bike (2%, 13 Votes)
  • Nah, it's not worth anyone making them. (2%, 13 Votes)
  • Maybe on the 'cross bike, but not MTB (0%, 6 Votes)

Total Voters: 751

Start Date: February 29, 2012 @ 10:41 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Do you have a chain device on your regular mountain bike?

  • No, just a front mech (51%, 350 Votes)
  • Singlespeed/hub gear, don't need one! (10%, 70 Votes)
  • Just a bash ring (9%, 63 Votes)
  • Just a lower guide (7%, 49 Votes)
  • Yes, an upper guide (7%, 49 Votes)
  • Upper and lower, single ring (7%, 46 Votes)
  • Something else... (3%, 21 Votes)
  • Yes, an upper and lower guide with a double chainring (3%, 19 Votes)
  • No, but I do run a chain tensioner (2%, 14 Votes)
  • I run a 1990s Dave's Chain Device! (1%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 682

Start Date: February 25, 2012 @ 11:19 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Is 2012 the year you go 29er?

  • I'm happy on 'normal' wheels thanks (44%, 281 Votes)
  • Who cares? It's all just bikes isn't it? (19%, 122 Votes)
  • Been there for years... (10%, 62 Votes)
  • Can't afford a new bike (10%, 61 Votes)
  • Got one last year! (8%, 49 Votes)
  • Definitely going to try a few and see (7%, 43 Votes)
  • I've got one on the 'definite' shopping list (2%, 16 Votes)
  • If only I could find one my size (1%, 5 Votes)
  • If only I could find one near me (0%, 3 Votes)

Total Voters: 642

Start Date: February 22, 2012 @ 2:18 pm
End Date: No Expiry

How many bike frame materials have you ridden? (Tick many)

  • Aluminium (97%, 690 Votes)
  • Steel (94%, 662 Votes)
  • Carbon fibre (56%, 393 Votes)
  • Titanium (36%, 257 Votes)
  • Scandium (20%, 145 Votes)
  • Some unholy alliance of different materials (10%, 70 Votes)
  • Thermoplastic (5%, 35 Votes)
  • I don't actually know/care (4%, 26 Votes)
  • Plastic/wood/Perspex/other (2%, 13 Votes)
  • Bamboo (2%, 11 Votes)

Total Voters: 708

Start Date: February 17, 2012 @ 2:57 pm
End Date: No Expiry

Bike shuttling... (tick many) Have you...

  • Pushed your bike back up to the top (56%, 281 Votes)
  • Used a resort chairlift with your bike (39%, 198 Votes)
  • None of the above... (30%, 150 Votes)
  • Done a proper uplift day (26%, 132 Votes)
  • Used cars for long one-way XC rides (25%, 127 Votes)
  • Shuttled up downhills in a mate's car/van (21%, 105 Votes)
  • Used a helicopter (4%, 21 Votes)
  • Used quads/skidoos (1%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 504

Start Date: February 14, 2012 @ 2:13 pm
End Date: No Expiry

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