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    The Official MTBR.com Trivia Game.

    Lets see how much we know about the mountain bike industry.

    It has to be mountain bike related. Or it could be trivia about MTBR.com

    Whoever answers the question, gets to ask the next question.

    If no one answers in a day or two, it's time for some hints.

    Make the questions hard.

    1st question: What does Tank Farm Road have to do with mountain biking?

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    What was SRAM's first product? Years before they started to own everything?

    *edit......I didn't even read the rules. Someone answer the OP's question for me! Sorry.

    *edit again.....in an attempt to follow the rules. Tank Farm Rd gets you to Islay Hill, which is closed to mountain biking?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ghettocop View Post
    What was SRAM's first product? Years before they started to own everything?

    *edit......I didn't even read the rules. Someone answer the OP's question for me! Sorry.

    *edit again.....in an attempt to follow the rules. Tank Farm Rd gets you to Islay Hill, which is closed to mountain biking?
    Your first answer with SRAM was getting warm. The rest got cold?

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    What does the bald guy from The Benny Hill Show (who used to get slapped on the head by Benny) have to do with mountain biking?


    edit: Ooops, ignore my question. I did not follow the rules

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mountain Cycle Shawn View Post

    1st question: What does Tank Farm Road have to do with mountain biking?

    Truvativ headquarters?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 006_007 View Post
    Truvativ headquarters?
    Correctamundo!

    What's the next question?

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    What is this:
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    Sram's first product: Grip shift.

    Next question: which downhill world champion was previously a circus performer?
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    Drat... Beat me to it.

    ProFlex linkage fork. A snazzy one too.

    Edit: I think they used the Girven Vector forks.. Has that one got a Noleen shock?
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    Quote Originally Posted by bshallard View Post
    Drat... Beat me to it.

    ProFlex linkage fork. A snazzy one too.

    Edit: I think they used the Girven Vector forks.. Has that one got a Noleen shock?

    Yup - That is a Girven with a Noleen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 006_007 View Post
    Yup - That is a Girven with a Noleen.
    Was that from when they changed the ProFlex brand to K2 and added electronic damping control using the piezo-electric sensor measuring shaft speed?
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    Well this thread stalled pretty quickly.

    I asked what world dh champ was previously a circus performer. The answer was Francois Gachet.


    Here's an easier question:

    Name the editor of Mountain Bike Action Magazine before Ritchie Cunningham took over.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bshallard View Post
    Here's an easier question:

    Name the editor of Mountain Bike Action Magazine before Ritchie Cunningham took over.
    Zapata Espinoza?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Furball the Mystery Cat View Post
    Zapata Espinoza?
    Got it in one. Your turn.
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    Okay, what ocean is that?

    Last edited by Furball the Mystery Cat; 01-23-2013 at 06:55 PM. Reason: Edit: Sorry if that's too easy. I'm better at answering questions than making them up.

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    Since your an L.A. kinda guy, I'm going to say the Pacific. Plus I see one of the islands out there. I'll wait for confirmation before asking the next question.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mountain Cycle Shawn View Post
    Since your an L.A. kinda guy, I'm going to say the Pacific. Plus I see one of the islands out there. I'll wait for confirmation before asking the next question.
    Yes, That's Santa Monica beach and the Pacific ocean from the Nike lookout tower. Lookout Tower Los Angeles, California

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    Why does a mountain bike have two wheels?
    Dont ever let the truth get in the way of a funny story....

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    Quote Originally Posted by 006_007 View Post
    What is this:
    Girvin/Pro-Flex cross-link fork...had it. I didn't have the carbon one..but man I wanted it. Mine was the dark grey aluminum legged one with the Noleen. Seriously great fork..very stiff laterally.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tone's View Post
    Why does a mountain bike have two wheels?
    'cause otherwise it would suck?
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    because a mountain bike is a bicycle, and by definition a bicycle has two wheels

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    Next question: Who made the first mountain bike frame using monocoque technology?

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    Mountain Cycles.

    My turn:

    In the early 90s, which rock star took up mountain biking as a way to help beat his drug and alcohol addictions, went to his first race, was recognized by and then became good friends with world DH champion Dave Cullinan, and then trained with Dave and other pro riders of the time?
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    I'm pretty sure it's Duff McKagan?

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    Yup, got his autobiography at home. A VERY interesting read to say the least.

    He tells about turning up to one of the pro's houses for a ride one morning and seeing them all there looking a bit rough. They told him they had 'partied like rock stars' the night before. One of them reckoned he'd had a whole six pack! Duff explained what it really mean't to party like a rock star... he was up to 13 bottles of wine a day before his pancreas burst and very nearly killed him, not to mention the enormous cocktails of drugs, sometimes taken while touring the world on a private 747, and finding stamps in his passport from countries that he had no recollection of visiting and playing concerts.
    They all looked a bit sheepish and amended their claim to one of 'partying like mountain bikers'.
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    Ok, next question: His son races pro MX. What's both their names?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mountain Cycle Shawn View Post
    Ok, next question: His son races pro MX. What's both their names?
    The great John Tomac (probably the best all-around mtb-er ever) and son, Eli Tomac.....


    My question-- Before he started his own company, which bike brands did Johnny T ride for during his career??

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    Quote Originally Posted by mantispf2000 View Post
    The great John Tomac (probably the best all-around mtb-er ever) and son, Eli Tomac.....
    Yep, your turn to ask the question.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mantispf2000 View Post
    The great John Tomac (probably the best all-around mtb-er ever) and son, Eli Tomac.....


    My question-- Before he started his own company, which bike brands did Johnny T ride for during his career??


    He rode for Mongoose in his BMX days, and Yeti I believe after that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 006_007 View Post
    He rode for Mongoose in his BMX days, and Yeti I believe after that?

    And........ Who else??

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    Quote Originally Posted by mantispf2000 View Post
    And........ Who else??
    Honestly dont remember. I stopped paying attention to that stuff after that

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    Raleigh?

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    Next Question - Will this thread will be bumped every day for the next 5 years?
    And who will be the person that bumps it ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by komekomegaijin View Post
    Raleigh?

    And one more. We are talking of his mtb days, not that short span when he was on Team Motorola for road racing.....

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