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    Hope Pics from the long-distant past

    I was looking at some of the pics I've posted over the years, and I liked this one. From Rockville, 12-12-2010.

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    Quote Originally Posted by serendipitous View Post
    How serendipitous... (although yours are not that old).

    Rockville circa 2000 and 2002

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    Quote Originally Posted by JMac47 View Post
    Finch was the MTBR poster child back in the day! 😎👍
    Don't look at the shit. Don't look at the shit!!!
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    Holy seat post, Batman!

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    Those are quite wide bars for 2000-2002.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NRP View Post
    Holy seat post, Batman!
    We managed to do ok back in the day, before dropper posts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Finch Platte View Post
    I was looking at some of the pics I've posted over the years, and I liked this one. From Rockville, 12-12-2010.

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    From this thread: Rockville 12/12/10

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    Is that horse shit?!

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    Quote Originally Posted by 5k bike 50cent legs View Post
    Is that horse shit?!
    It's Rockville, so, no.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Finch Platte View Post
    It's Rockville, so, no.
    I've been jaded by MidPen, carry on.

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    Couple of John (JFR). He was riding the cross bike at Rockville.

    Pics from the long-distant past-jfr_from_side_3_600.jpg

    Second shot is him at Slammin' Balls. Damn, I miss that guy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 5k bike 50cent legs View Post
    I've been jaded by MidPen, carry on.
    Could be cow shit, tho.
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    Where is the pic of JFR sailing in the air at Auburn?

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    Did someone say Rockville?

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    Back in the day Finch was so good looking that it took no time for him to get a ride for us back to Tahoe meadows from chimney beach.






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    Zat you? I think I recognize the jersey.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TahoeBC View Post
    Back in the day Finch was so good looking that it took no time for him to get a ride for us back to Tahoe meadows from chimney beach.

    Yeah, wtf happened???
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    Pics from the past

    Love it. Before the age of phones so had to use cameras.
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    Finch takes some great photos. This one is still on my book shelf. No ideas how to get rid of sideways pics. Pics from the long-distant past-img_0621.jpg]
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    Ya gotta crop them, even if it's just a little bit.
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    Sahweeet.

    You got the one of me riding the rock wall?
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    Rockville, 1/30/05. Late Melt and Bigtrees are in the pic.

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    FP / Slammin' Ballz Tower Trail 1/4/09:

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    JFR / Olmstead Adventure 4/1/17:

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    JFR wrecked on his CX bike (on the ARBT) sometime last year and really messed up his wrist. Still working on strengthening it, but he's riding again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Empty_Beer View Post
    JFR wrecked on his CX bike (on the ARBT) sometime last year and really messed up his wrist. Still working on strengthening it, but he's riding again.
    He'll be punching bike thieves in no time...
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    Quote Originally Posted by serendipitous View Post
    I'm much less colorful now:


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    Great thread.
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    I passionately remove rocks and corners and other stuff I find too hard to ride.

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    Thanks for the info on John. Hope he's doing ok.

    Is that trail still there? I must have left $300 worth of tools there thinking I'd be back to get them. Nope.
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    Rockville? Imma just leave this here...


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    Pics from the past

    Wouldn’t any picture be from the past?

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    I passionately remove rocks and corners and other stuff I find too hard to ride.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zorg View Post
    Rockville, 1/30/05. Late Melt and Bigtrees are in the pic.

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    Aww, man.

    Is Melt 5th from the left, or is that him on the far right?
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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE View Post
    Wouldn’t any picture be from the past?

    Just saying.
    Good point!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Finch Platte View Post
    Aww, man.

    Is Melt 5th from the left, or is that him on the far right?
    Third from left in green is Bigtrees and Melt is far right. WG is in the middle somewhere. Pic from IMJPS.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Finch Platte View Post
    Thanks for the info on John. Hope he's doing ok.

    Is that trail still there? I must have left $300 worth of tools there thinking I'd be back to get them. Nope.
    That trail gets more use now, thanks to a newish route from Mickey down to it. Fun/gnarly trail from top to bottom (bottom of Goofy). Still pretty primitive though.

    I believe I still have your mini-pick! (I couldn't sell it on CL for $10! ). Come up to EDH for a ride and I'll get it back to ya!

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    Don't have any cool action pics like you guys. Best I can find from the really old days is from a water crossing at Red Rocks in Santa Barbara back in '95:Pics from the long-distant past-redrocks-95.jpg

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    Here's a good one- Jilm, JFR and I were riding Tahoe (Toad's, I think) and found these construction helmets near the trail.

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    Edit: Wtf? Wonder why it's not showing up. Trying again. Toadly.jpg

    Edit x2: fc, I think I broke mtbr!
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    There can't be pictures of FP without Hogan trails
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    Git'in me some pork

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    Quote Originally Posted by fred-da-trog View Post
    There can't be pictures of FP without Hogan trails
    Thanks, Fred! Ugh, I shudder to think what's in that water.
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    here's a few
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    Nice! Very cool!

    Man, the days of riding with groups that size are long gone. Boo! Hiss!
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    Here's a 2011 Mtbr Downieville Gathering

    first time at the tower. We ALL hiked

    first time at Mills Peak.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fred-da-trog View Post
    There can't be pictures of FP without Hogan trails

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    This sequence, priceless!

    Ferris, I mean Finch, you’re my hero.
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    Pics from the long-distant past

    Quote Originally Posted by Finch Platte View Post
    Nice! Very cool!

    Man, the days of riding with groups that size are long gone. Boo! Hiss!
    Groups that size ALL on singlespeeds are gone.

    Group rides of all shapes and sizes are around for sure. It just takes more effort as everyone is 'busy'.
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    Curtis!

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    Shocked and (somewhat) appalled I didn’t make this thread.

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    Ill park this

    ..right about here
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