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    First Short Ride

    Ok, so I finally had a chance to take a ride on some dirt trails. Nothing major just some trails and roads by my house, deserty stuff, no boulders or roots, but kinda sandy and some grades as steep as maybe 10% or so. I didn't try any jumps or drop offs, but I did get a little squirley on some of the faster turns at the bottom of the grades. All I can say is it was definitely more work than the MUPs I've been on but the adrenaline rush feeling that back tire break loose a little was way cool. The bike performed well, definitely beyond my level of riding at this point. hahahhahha.

    Jimbo

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    Awesome. I just got off pavement myself a little while ago. And yeah it kicked my butt and made me realize how much more conditioning I need to do still. lol. That adrenaline of going fast in the loose and bumpy stuff is so much fun though.
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