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    Firebird - we're not in arizona anymore!

    Some pics of the firebird rockin' the loam!

    Pivot Firebird on Mt. Seymour North Van Old School from Lee Lau on Vimeo.










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    NICE ! That 3rd pic is awesome ! Looks like a blast.

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    Sweet!!!! Smooth video and great photos!.......Drew

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    Looks like the demo bike is working out well. I never get tired of seeing pics of your trails.
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    Well gear whore how did the bike climb? Was this your first ride on the FB or did you ride it previously?

    It is finally monsoon season here and it is pouring right now. Hope to go out and ride some trails that need some packing in after it stops raining.

    We miss you guys here.

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    Great pics.

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    Nice stuff... Having just visited your beautiful part of the world, I have a greater appreciation for those long ladder/log rides. They are hard! Bet the Firebird is awesome on your trails.

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    climbing is solid. Can see how you can stall then keep going!

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    you'll have plenty more! Too bad its black though! Gotta work on your colours! Need brighter for the wet coast!

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    Quote Originally Posted by traildoc
    Well gear whore how did the bike climb? Was this your first ride on the FB or did you ride it previously?

    It is finally monsoon season here and it is pouring right now. Hope to go out and ride some trails that need some packing in after it stops raining.

    We miss you guys here.

    TD
    She climbs that bike as well as you but I must say she's much cuter
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    RAD pictures! Thanks for sharing
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    Some Fromme Old School. Another mountain on the North Shore

    Pivot Firebird on Mt. Fromme, North Vancouver from Lee Lau on Vimeo.








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    The Pivot gets high in BC! Ridge riding then a rippin' a 730m descent in 3.5km.

    Alpine wanderings July 25 2010 from Lee Lau on Vimeo.








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    Just awesome. That's not whistler in the back ground......what ski resort is that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Apexit
    Just awesome. That's not whistler in the back ground......what ski resort is that?
    That would be Mt. Baker. One of the Volcano's in Washington State, 10,000 ft.

    Mt. Baker Ski area is on Mt. Shukson one of the side peaks. Lots of backcountry skiing in that area!

    FYI, we skied 100m from the Summit last April...

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    Awe, the famous resort that once received 1000+ inches of snowfall in one season. So, is the ridge your on looking south towards Washington State making you on the canuck side of the border?

    PS, your pics and vids of sedona and the northwest are some of the finest I've seen. Please keep it up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Apexit
    Awe, the famous resort that once received 1000+ inches of snowfall in one season. So, is the ridge your on looking south towards Washington State making you on the canuck side of the border?

    PS, your pics and vids of sedona and the northwest are some of the finest I've seen. Please keep it up.
    that would be the one! We are very close to the american border as the bird flies. LOTS of complex terrain between though. In the third picture, the far peak to the right of my head is in the US, the peak on the left is in Canada.

    Thanks!

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    Pivot Firebird on Bear Mt. Mission from Lee Lau on Vimeo.



    Lee's the one video'ing I'm WAAAY out front, something about his tires....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brodiegrrl

    Lee's the one video'ing I'm WAAAY out front, something about his tires....
    Sharon:

    As always you and Lee seem to be enjoying yourself. Good to see you haven't worn out the Firebird YET.

    I was in Moab the last couple of days enjoying the higher up trails dodging lightening.

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    Quote Originally Posted by traildoc
    Sharon:

    As always you and Lee seem to be enjoying yourself. Good to see you haven't worn out the Firebird YET.

    I was in Moab the last couple of days enjoying the higher up trails dodging lightening.

    TD
    Nice! So its cooler in Moab then Sedona?! Its been really warm here! Its great! Trails are MINT!
    WBP is only NOW getting dusty, although I haven't been up there much in the last month.

    Lee rode the Firebird ONCE and punctured the lower leg of the Float... its in the shop getting fixed. Fortunately I have a Van36 I could put on it.

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    Pivot got into the Alpine again! This time further out in the Valley east of Vancouver.

    Pivot Firebird in the Alpine from Lee Lau on Vimeo.



    This is a 1300m climb/descent in 8.6km. Some may be mighty enough to climb all the trail but not us!








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    Lee and I were riding on Vancouver Island last week in the Comox Valley. Some pretty nice trails over there! Figured I'd take the Pivot to see how it did on a more XC type trip. I did notice the slacker angle on the longer climbs, bit more bike then needed on this trails, but it did just fine!

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    The best of central Vancouver Island - a four day trip from Lee Lau on Vimeo.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Brodiegrrl
    Lee and I were riding on Vancouver Island last week in the Comox Valley. Some pretty nice trails over there! Figured I'd take the Pivot to see how it did on a more XC type trip. I did notice the slacker angle on the longer climbs, bit more bike then needed on this trails, but it did just fine!
    Sharon:

    You guys looked like to had a blast on that trip. Keep those videos coming.

    TD

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    Pivot checked out some Whisgnar trails

    High Society;





    Pivot Firebird on Highsociety, Whistler
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    Pivot Firebird on High Society Part Two from Lee Lau on Vimeo.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Brodiegrrl
    Pivot checked out some Whisgnar trails

    High Society;




    WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! That trail is so cool. My buddy Eric built Cheap Thrills and I wonder if he had anything to do with HS. We have a ton of downhill trails in Sedona, but nothng that long. Most Sedona downhill trails last about 45 seconds,

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