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    Ask a guy who just rode his first trail....

    .....anything!

    Go!

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    Was it fun?
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    did you get a flat?

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    What was your post ride beverage?
    When under pressure, your level of performance will sink to your level of preparation.

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    How is it possible to trail blaze 24/7?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bikinfoolferlife
    Was it fun?
    yeah real fun at first then i started to get way tired. Today was the most cardio I have done in one day in my entire life (serious)

    did you get a flat?
    luckily no because I had no spares with me......

    What was your post ride beverage?
    a whole lotta water..... I brought 4 liters on the trail with me and drank about 3 before I was done for the day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tsmosher
    How is it possible to trail blaze 24/7?
    I can sleep when I die! lol

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    No wonder you needed that much hydration, probably pretty warm down your ways by now?
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    What trail did you ride?
    I'm here for the OT

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bikinfoolferlife
    No wonder you needed that much hydration, probably pretty warm down your ways by now?
    no, it was 78 today

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    Quote Originally Posted by matt1976
    What trail did you ride?
    south mountain desert classic trail.

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    Quote Originally Posted by trailblazin24/7
    no, it was 78 today
    Thats warm where I come from.

    Do you know how to change a flat?
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    To be the candle, or the mirror that reflects it."
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    Quote Originally Posted by ThePinkBarron
    Thats warm where I come from.

    Do you know how to change a flat?

    Yes lol. I have rode flatland bmx since I was 12.... Here's some ollllld footage from my flatland days:


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    why are you here not out riding?

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    Quote Originally Posted by trailblazin24/7
    no, it was 78 today
    Nice and cool for the 480.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ataylor
    why are you here not out riding?
    It's the eighth day of the week. Duh!

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    why is the sky blue?
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    Where the hell is my shock pump?

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    Quote Originally Posted by suprcivic
    why is the sky blue?

    the blue from the ocean reflects up into the sky

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    Quote Originally Posted by HamfisT
    Where the hell is my shock pump?
    under the front passenger seat of your car.

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    Quote Originally Posted by trailblazin24/7
    the blue from the ocean reflects up into the sky
    Then why, when the smog clears, is the sky blue in Phoenix? My dad used to tell me that one, too. Look up Rayleigh scattering...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bikinfoolferlife
    Then why, when the smog clears, is the sky blue in Phoenix? My dad used to tell me that one, too. Look up Rayleigh scattering...
    the ocean covers 71% of the earth's surface area. It is easy for such a large body of water to reflect for long distances over such small land surface area ratio.

    edit: phoenix's smog isn't nearly as bad as LA's.... just saying

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    Enough monkey business. Now the serious question: When is your next ride?

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    Who gives a ****?

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    Quote Originally Posted by yurtinus
    Enough monkey business. Now the serious question: When is your next ride?
    I'm not positive yet. rode the bike to the gym today.

    I will probably go to a different trail on the next day where I have a whole day free.

    My tires were pumped to 70 psi when I did the trail yesterday lol. On my flatland bike I had the tires at 110+ so I don't know much about the mtn biking settings. I discovered when I got home that 40 PSI is more than enough. live and learn.

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    Quote Originally Posted by glitz
    Who gives a ****?
    looks like a few people do.

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    Were you attacked by a cougar?
    Honestly... ahh I give up

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    Quote Originally Posted by highdelll
    Were you attacked by a cougar?
    no but I had a rattle snake yelling at me.... I thought they made hiss noise? this was more of a high-pitched squeal....

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    Quote Originally Posted by trailblazin24/7
    no but I had a rattle snake yelling at me.... I thought they made hiss noise? this was more of a high-pitched squeal....
    chew toy/plastic snake - they do that when stepped on
    Honestly... ahh I give up

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    What bike did you ride?

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    Quote Originally Posted by highdelll
    chew toy/plastic snake - they do that when stepped on
    nah brah, this was definitely a legit snake

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    Quote Originally Posted by PSpuza
    What bike did you ride?
    I got a Windsor Cliff 4700 the day before yesterday from www.bikesdirect.com

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    do you blaze on the trails?
    Honestly... ahh I give up

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    Quote Originally Posted by highdelll
    do you blaze on the trails?
    Hey, thats just for safety.
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    To be the candle, or the mirror that reflects it."
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    Thread was interesting until you said "brah".

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    Quote Originally Posted by highdelll
    do you blaze on the trails?
    Ill answer that...I do

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bikinfoolferlife
    Then why, when the smog clears, is the sky blue in Phoenix? My dad used to tell me that one, too. Look up Rayleigh scattering...
    The sky is blue because of the how the contents of the atmosphere filter the sunlight entering.. When you look up, the only color you see is blue because the rest of the colors in the spectrum of the light scale are absorbed by the atmosphere.
    I don't use Strava. Don't need an application to tell me I am slow because I already know.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lawson Raider
    The sky is blue because of the how the contents of the atmosphere filter the sunlight entering.. When you look up, the only color you see is blue because the rest of the colors in the spectrum of the light scale are absorbed by the atmosphere.
    - same reason water looks blue too
    Honestly... ahh I give up

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    i picked up some nasty thorns at reach 11 the other day went to some tire liners and thorn resistant tubes .... we shall see
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    Quote Originally Posted by fatboypup
    i picked up some nasty thorns at reach 11 the other day went to some tire liners and thorn resistant tubes .... we shall see
    i'm glued to my inbox...
    Honestly... ahh I give up

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    Quote Originally Posted by highdelll
    i'm glued to my inbox...
    That must be uncomfortable, have you tried goo gone?
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    To be the candle, or the mirror that reflects it."
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    Quote Originally Posted by ThePinkBarron
    That must be uncomfortable, have you tried goo gone?
    I'm more of a 'Goof Off' kind of guy
    Honestly... ahh I give up

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    Quote Originally Posted by highdelll
    do you blaze on the trails?
    no weed here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SplitDecision
    Thread was interesting until you said "brah".
    k, bye brah

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lawson Raider
    The sky is blue because of the how the contents of the atmosphere filter the sunlight entering.. When you look up, the only color you see is blue because the rest of the colors in the spectrum of the light scale are absorbed by the atmosphere.
    Bikinfoolferlife had it right, it's Rayleigh scattering. If the sky was absorbing everything except blue, then everything would be blue on a bright sunny day. In fact, the opposite is true. The sky lets all the different colors of light through unmolested, but, essentially, scatters the blue wavelength, so wherever you look in the sky, you're seeing of the scattered blue.

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    Quote Originally Posted by highdelll
    Were you attacked by a cougar?
    ...and if so, was she hot?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bad mechanic
    Bikinfoolferlife had it right, it's Rayleigh scattering. If the sky was absorbing everything except blue, then everything would be blue on a bright sunny day. In fact, the opposite is true. The sky lets all the different colors of light through unmolested, but, essentially, scatters the blue wavelength, so wherever you look in the sky, you're seeing of the scattered blue.
    I just figured the OP was joking about the ocean reflecting blue. Was I being too generous?

    Yes, it has to do with the blue being scattered.

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    who did you ride with?
    I just like riding my mountain bike.

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