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    Board Roll Call

    Since a bunch of us are becoming "regulars" on this board I thought a little introduction from each of us might be a good idea.

    I'll start...

    Board name is "Fat Jeff" and that is truth in advertising. I'm fat, and I am Jeff. I live in Ewa but make it out to ride all over the island. Most recently I've been riding Makakilo, it's close and everything else has been pretty wet. I've been riding for 12 years and have tried most types of riding...except trials...can't track stand for nothin. I stuggle on climbs, and love the downhills (favorites being Laie & Makakilo). I have too many bikes, and less & less time to ride them. But I am determined to ride at least every weekend before September when diapers & bottles will rule my world. Like most of you, I work on my bikes myself, but draw the line at building wheels and installing headsets (special tools & real skill required). Otherwise I can fake it enough to justify my Park work stand. In my world I value strong over light, quality over price, and variety rules. I'm a reformed tire **** (new treads all the time, try 'em all) who now runs the knobs way lower than ever before. And I have finally broken that pesky habit of detailing the bike after every ride. Clean drivetrain? Good enough! I'm in this all for fun and I impress no one except maybe my wife (that's because she's never seen YOU guys ride).

    So that's me...Fat Jeff...Original Team Clydesdale
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    Congrats Jeff!

    Quote Originally Posted by Fat Jeff
    Since a bunch of us are becoming "regulars" on this board I thought a little introduction from each of us might be a good idea.

    I'll start...

    Board name is "Fat Jeff" and that is truth in advertising. I'm fat, and I am Jeff. I live in Ewa but make it out to ride all over the island. Most recently I've been riding Makakilo, it's close and everything else has been pretty wet. I've been riding for 12 years and have tried most types of riding...except trials...can't track stand for nothin. I stuggle on climbs, and love the downhills (favorites being Laie & Makakilo). I have too many bikes, and less & less time to ride them. But I am determined to ride at least every weekend before September when diapers & bottles will rule my world. Like most of you, I work on my bikes myself, but draw the line at building wheels and installing headsets (special tools & real skill required). Otherwise I can fake it enough to justify my Park work stand. In my world I value strong over light, quality over price, and variety rules. I'm a reformed tire **** (new treads all the time, try 'em all) who now runs the knobs way lower than ever before. And I have finally broken that pesky habit of detailing the bike after every ride. Clean drivetrain? Good enough! I'm in this all for fun and I impress no one except maybe my wife (that's because she's never seen YOU guys ride).

    So that's me...Fat Jeff...Original Team Clydesdale

    Jeff:

    Or should I call you Dad? I have 3 rugrats, and I'm lucky my wife lets me out every once in a while!! Good luck.....

    Me and Jeff go way back to the hard tail daysof The Hawaiian Mountain Tour, when light was right and weight weenies ruled. I've come full-circle now, where burly bikes are now a passion. In between, I had several metamorphasis, from Cross-Country rider idolizing Johnny T, to Euro Pro peloton wannabe, and now aspiring freerider. One thing that is consistent is that I continue to learn new moves every time I swing a leg over one of my bikes. I've owned many a bike in my day, but I have pared down my quiver to 4 now. 2 road and 2 MTB. 2 titanium road bikes (a Time Trial bike and an all around road bike). One trailbike (5 X 5) and one DH/freeride bike.

    The moral here is just keep ridin', no matter what style, cause it's super fun. I think we are all obligated to ride because we can. Some people are not physically able to ride for any number of reasons, so we have to ride in honor of those who cant. Does that make sense? I didnt think so..........

    Keep da wheels spinnin'!

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    Hi

    My names Mario. I've been lurking for a while. But since we are doing a roll call...I might as well introduce myself. I've been biking for a few years now. I try to get out almost every weekend sometimes twice a weekend. I like to ride most trails Oahu has to offer. It's all good. I have to make the most of it before I go back to Iraq again...eh whatever. When I get back I can get a full suspension bike and ditch this hardtail


    Hope to see you guys on the trails,
    -Mario
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    Present

    Ride w/ HBL on road Sats.
    Generally free for XC on Sundays beginning 22 May.

    From last Sunday's solo effort in forest atop Kaena Pt Satellite Tracking Station:
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    Garden Island Roller...

    Name's Rob. I ride MTB over here, usually four or five days a week. Most of the crew has "disappeared" or show up only once a month or so... so I self-shuttle by stashing my XC bike (K2 Razorback) in the bushes and swapping bikes @ the bottom. I don't like the climb (although I used to)... I'm hooked on FR so climbing is my yoke to bear. My good bike is a VP-Free.

    I've ridden a few times with the crew in Honolulu (St. Louis) and I've ridden Whistler and Northstar but most of my saddle time has been here on Moto-X trails (pictured below).
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    Aloha Friday Boys,

    Yeah, I'm here too.
    No great pictures of me but I'll check in. I'm "Big" Leonard, as compared to Leonard N. Anyway, just been riding Mtn Bike for 2 years and have been at it steady. Even during the heavy rain times I kept riding the Range roads. The Mililani crew let's me hang around for the entertainment value I think. I appreciate it just the same .These guys know how ride bike and they climb/descend like billy goats. All friendly, good guys with years of skills. So, Im a noob and when we hook up, you'll see the evidence. I'm having good fun and getting into really good condition. Hope to to ride this weekend. Oh yeah, sheared my rear derailler off (stick)during last evening's ride. Bike now in for replacement part. Will p/u this eve. after work. Sunday ride may be on Sat! because of Mother's day...see you all on the trail.
    Big Leonard

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    I'm in

    Hey All,
    Bill here. Been on a bike most my life. Love the trails we have here in Hawaii. Lost a disagreement with my old company so the wife is letting me take a few months off to enjoy life. Bless her...now if she could just get a second job! Thursday's are my guaranteed to ride dirt days, along with any others I can fit in. I have yet to bring a camera with me but maybe one of my buds will email me one then I'll post.
    Have 3 bikes, an old SJ hardtail, and a Trek 5500 here on Oahu, and an old GT on Lanai (i am frequently there) While I am not fast, I can go on forever. Yesterday I bent my hanger on a rock, putting my derailler into my spokes, today I replaced both parts and all is well.
    Always up for a ride.

    Cheers,
    bill

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    Hey guys, my name is Dre and i started out riding bmx which turned into fixed gear track bikes and now has evolved into single speed mountian biking. I hang out with all the A.S.S. guys (aloha single speeders). Between working 2 jobs, finding ride time is hard, but i manage.

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    Aloha all,

    My name is Chris and I'm one of the "disapeared" that Robert ws talking about.
    I'm out with a broke colar bone (second one and third bone this year), but I
    shall return!

    All I'm allowed to say about where I ride is, it's on Kauai.


    See ya later...

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    Bike Brigade member here.!

    I'm Rob, I usually end up riding one way or another.


    I'm living in Maui and enjoy freeriding and DH dee best.


    heres some old xc times pic.
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    Hozit dirt addicts

    Glenn present
    250lbs clyde and it's great to be back in the saddle . I rode in the early 90's when everything was still rigid. Retired for a while cause I Got married, made some kids and gained alot of weight.
    Got back into it 2003 and never stopped. I trail ride all of central Oahu during the week before work and do some downhilling on the weekends.
    Well hope to see you guys at the race on Koaloa Ranch 7/31/05. I'll be doing both the short track and dh.
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    Aloha!

    Can't wait to get out there!

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    Hey big Jeff

    [QUOTE=Fat Jeff]Since a bunch of us are becoming "regulars" on this board I thought a little introduction from each of us might be a good idea.

    My son turned me on to this site and this is his account. So ypu can talk to him anytime and maybe some day even me. I heard all about the wonderful things your life has been recieving and I think you deserve every one of them. I miss so much riding with all of you good people back home. There are soooo many good trails hear and I have only discovered some of them. Youy know how it is when you learn a new trail you want to do it over and over again. I ride Annadel mostly with 46 miles of leagal single track. I am just learning some of Marin now. China Camp is awsome.My best to all da kine ono blalahs. Mele Kaliki Maka!

    Aloha, Jerry kermode

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    Mahalo Jerry!

    I still reminice about the great rides we did from your place in Laie. Great trails, friends, food, and some killer IPAs too!. Nothing going on now comes close to replacing that. Good to hear you're still riding and exploring your new(ish) home. Guess you can't windsurf every day huh? BTW your bowls are prominently displayed in our living room and I get many compliments on them.

    For the rest of you...Jerry is an inspiration. I should hope to be half the rider Jerry is when I'm his age. Yup...he's one of those dealy "old" guys that will smoke you every time.

    The Best to you & Debbie (Christmas card with the Keiki's picture is coming)
    Aloooooooooooooha!
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    Howzit!

    My name is Eric, I've been riding on and off since '93. Mostly off though. Made lots of friends thru MTBing. The sad part is I don't see them anymore and I hardly ride anymore. Need to make time to ride. I see Leonard a lot Sundays @ Costco. Funny, cause he is riding and I am shopping with the family. Now that my 5 year old is starting to ride a bike I am busting out my trusty old Merlin to ride with him. I wonder when he can start riding "Off Road"?

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    Aloha from Volcano

    I just joined the forums but have been riding MTB since the mid 90's, recovered road racer from late 80's/early 90's. Cut my teeth on New Mexico and Flagstaff area trails on an original Barracuda but now living on the Big Island in Volcano Village and looking to expand trail possibilities in the area. Did a cool 30 mile ride down Tree Planting Road from Saddle Road to Kulani Trails to Kea`au; will post pics and a ride report soon. New bike is an IRO singlespeed. I can sympathize with MaukaRunner (above) as my riding and surfing has taken a back seat to raising my 6 year old twin boys- but now they have MTB's and surfboards too... the magic is back!

    Aloha- Shawn

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    Another voice from the past here. I go back to mid eighties. Most know me as Root. Still remember the days of camping at Kahuku & riding w/Euro, Mounto, Wildman, Corn, Katana. The epic rides that would kill me now. Night riding with one NiceLite on bar and a Pelican pencil beam strapped to helmet. Riding Tantalus. Night riding Tantalus with that setup & only Dave, now that was spooooky! My 2nd mt bike, the Monster Fat still hangs in my room. My pride & joy the 10th Aniiversary doesn't come out much anymore. The Voodoo used to see bashing trials & urban duty, it's been gathering dust for a while, but hopefully will get shaken out again soon as the trials boys are at it again. I've broken down & ride my second hand Schwin Straight 6 the most now. But in a bit of a retro holdout it has thumbshifters. Hardly ride now, it's kinda sad.

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    I'm baaaaack

    I'm one of Rob's other "disappeared" formerly known as yride_ynot. I'm back after a hiatus in the mainland. I've been a bicycle wrench for over nine years and my inner retro grouch is taking over causing me to break the chains of mainstream bicycle trends and swear off gears till my knees give out. I also love to ride trials. I'm pretty sure I'm the one to blame for starting Rob on the path to the dark side....er free riding. Hey Rob! remember when you used to ride a K2 Razorback with the worlds most dangerous fork? HAHAHA Rob come out and play!!!! Soon I'll turn you to an even darker path...that of the single speeder! But seriously I talked to Kevin yesterday, I hope the missus is doing well. Oh and I'm riding a Kona Explosif SS and I have a Echo trials bike.

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    Taaaaaaaaaarooooo!!!!!!

    Remeber that Hawaii Mountain Tour chant?

    Taaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaarooooooooooooooooo!!!!

    You and TGC had a good one that day until TGC tried to turn his forearm inside out.

    TGC: "Do you think this needs stiches?" Big knarly scar there til this day.
    Aloooooooooooooha!
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    Coming to oahu on may 2nd, would love to hook up with someone a ride your beautiful trails. I am planning on riding powerline and others while on kauai. I am training to do la ruta in november in costa rica, and i have a LOT of training to do. Any info on who rents good bikes would be greatful, I just bought the new ellsworth epiphany, after scrimping and saving forever... wow what a sweet ride that is.

    mahalo

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    and NO i'm not a redneck, just got stuck here 6 years ago and i'm drysurfing back to the coast as fast as i can!

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    barnsfields

    check out barnsfields up on the north shore of oahu. got bikes to rent. not sure what they offer or how much though.

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    Aloha from Arizona

    Name is Jason. Born and raised on Maui. Currently living in AZ but moving back home soon. Been riding for about 12 years now. Mostly DH and Freeride but do the occasional trail ride now and then. Started riding while at UH and used to ride St. Louis Heights all the time. Also loved Waimea Falls DH and Aiea loop. Can't remember the names of the other trails we rode. I currently ride with a bunch of the AZ MTBR crew. Bunch of great guys up here. Hope to hook-up with some of the HI MTBR crew when I get back. Aloha.
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    When each day of your life begins with the thought of where you will ride today, tomorrow, this weekend, next month, when your mind becomes so tuned to the rhythm of two wheels that you only look for places to ride, when you picture yourself standing on every mountain top in sight about to drop into a trail, and when someone asks you "Are you still spending all your time riding your bike?" and you answer "YES!" (like there is anything better to do) You have found your passion.

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    ... and if we just ... New to the scene

    Hello all,

    Recently got into this sport, am excited about riding trails here in Oahu. Am originaly from Seattle, station here til at least 2008 in service to our country. Regards...

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    cool

    so where have you rode so far?

    what kind of riding you like?

    welcome to the rock!

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    Smile Da 411

    Sorry, experience and riding style: When I was teen I did dirt jumping, and motocross, now at 33 I see myself trying cross-country or basic trail riding, I won't be entering any races anytime soon as I don't have the time to commit nor the patience. I haven't ridden anything but street as yet, just recently purchased a "real" mountainbike. Got myself a 2003 Giant Iguana which I hope to fix up as it breaks, if I really get into the sport I will upgrade accordingly. I have been riding with my daughter on weekends, but will looking for a good group of riders to get some miles under my belt in the red dirt.

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    Howzit from the Big Island.
    I ride mainly cross country and all mountain. Would like to get into freeriding a bit. I'm all over the Big Island, exploring and trying new places.
    Started back in late 80's in the South Bay area of Los Angeles, CA, hardtail, solid fork. Palos Verdes was my riding area at the time. One of my friend's was one of the testers of the original RockShox. I took a 12 year hiatus from mt. biking as I had gotten into competing in bodyboarding and getting involved in the competition aspect of the surfing industry. Retired from that. Moved back to the Big Island and took up mt. biking again to cross train with my surfing side. Needed to do something when waves are flat. Now split my time between biking and surfing.
    I'm 41 going on 12......
    Hey I'm going to the Kahuku ranch ride!!!!! Will take pix and post later.....
    Oh, I ride a 2005 Giant Reign, perfect one bike for the Big Island's various terrain. Mainly stock. Upgraded to SRAM X-9s triggers and deurailler. 8 inch front rotor. Crank Bros. mallet pedals. Homemade shock guard. Nokion sealed cable housing, good for the rain here. And an old school Brooks saddle form my okole...
    Shoots Brah!
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    Hey honolii29- welcome- I'll be looking for your Reign at Kahuku. Going there from Volcano, meeting up with the singlespeed crew from Hilo. Check out my blog for ride reports and more news about biking in the Volcano area. We are now organizing in order to do some advocacy work and trail building- watch for Volcano Velo, and watch the blog for sign-up info. Give me a shout if you want to ride Volcano sometime- if you don't mind riding with a singlespeed 29er- I surf Honolii every chance I get- watch for me on an a blue & white 8ft Country hybrid swallow tail... See you Saturday!

    Shawn

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    Quote Originally Posted by Honolii29
    Howzit from the Big Island.
    I ride mainly cross country and all mountain. Would like to get into freeriding a bit. I'm all over the Big Island, exploring and trying new places.
    Started back in late 80's in the South Bay area of Los Angeles, CA, hardtail, solid fork. Palos Verdes was my riding area at the time. One of my friend's was one of the testers of the original RockShox. I took a 12 year hiatus from mt. biking as I had gotten into competing in bodyboarding and getting involved in the competition aspect of the surfing industry. Retired from that. Moved back to the Big Island and took up mt. biking again to cross train with my surfing side. Needed to do something when waves are flat. Now split my time between biking and surfing.
    I'm 41 going on 12......
    Hey I'm going to the Kahuku ranch ride!!!!! Will take pix and post later.....
    Oh, I ride a 2005 Giant Reign, perfect one bike for the Big Island's various terrain. Mainly stock. Upgraded to SRAM X-9s triggers and deurailler. 8 inch front rotor. Crank Bros. mallet pedals. Homemade shock guard. Nokion sealed cable housing, good for the rain here. And an old school Brooks saddle form my okole...
    Shoots Brah!
    Whoa, brah, who is this?? I was riding PV back in the 80's. I too started on full rigid U-brake days with no suspension, no "gears", small tires. I'm now here BI riding what ever I can find. Been here since early 90's. I just got back from awesome 3.5 week trip riding in Idaho, Wyoming, Utah and CA (PV etc.) I know the Brooks saddle, got a couple of guys I know still riding those. Hell, I know another guy riding the Reign. Awesome bike!!!

    Now riding my 2005 Turner 5 Spot - I built it August 2005.

    Here's Build sheet...........
    http://www.cfht.hawaii.edu/~grant/Tu...ts_Turner.html

    And a few pictures...........
    The Bike - I guess there are a few on the Build Sheet


    And a couple of riding pics from my last trip (earlier this month).





    Aloha!! So many trails, so little time....................

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    Howzit Gmats and Shawner.
    I've been on this forum for awhile but never poeted or anything, just reading info and such. I'm a low key kind of guy. Good to hear form you two.
    Gmats - My roommate was Darin Akiyama at the time, and he wrenched at Circle Cycle (now Performance) in Torrance at the time. He used to wrench for Gerry at Mid-Pac Wheels on the Big Eye for years. We used to ride with Roger from Circle Cycle and some others. We'd do the backside of PV Hawthorne Hill climb time trials on mt. bikes against the roadies, and then come downhill off-rad parallel to the road. LOL! All over PV. Lomita horse trail down to the bath house by the beach, Peacock Flats, Del Oro park downhill, just to name a few. Fun times back then, no shocks, no suspensions, pure skills! How about that drop on Hawthorne right at the foothills where they ride motorcross?!! Nuts.
    Shawner - I have read your blog numerous times and smile! I've ridden a lot of the trails you write about, and some "illegal" ones too. Never got caught, but i ride by myself so i keep a very low profile. I have courtesy for whomever is on the trail and have never got any complaints. Yes, will hook up to chat at Kahuku.
    aloha,
    David

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    Gmats,
    By the way, NICE BUILD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Honolii29
    Howzit Gmats and Shawner.
    I've been on this forum for awhile but never poeted or anything, just reading info and such. I'm a low key kind of guy. Good to hear form you two.
    Gmats - My roommate was Darin Akiyama at the time, and he wrenched at Circle Cycle (now Performance) in Torrance at the time. He used to wrench for Gerry at Mid-Pac Wheels on the Big Eye for years. We used to ride with Roger from Circle Cycle and some others. We'd do the backside of PV Hawthorne Hill climb time trials on mt. bikes against the roadies, and then come downhill off-rad parallel to the road. LOL! All over PV. Lomita horse trail down to the bath house by the beach, Peacock Flats, Del Oro park downhill, just to name a few. Fun times back then, no shocks, no suspensions, pure skills! How about that drop on Hawthorne right at the foothills where they ride motorcross?!! Nuts.

    aloha,
    David
    Hey David,

    I don't know Darin. I do remember Circle Cycle - both the old building and the new one. I was just out there a few weeks ago. I used to hang out down at Bicycle Center down in Redondo Beach on PCH. Those are the guys I ride with now when I take my annual MTB trips. Every year we take a trip some where. Often Crested Butte CO, Brianhead, Moab etc. We've been to New Zealand, Whistler, parts of Oregon and Washington, New Hampshire, New Mexico. The gang heads to Kernville (lake Isabella area) for the festival. John Stallone at Mountain River Adventures puts on a great weekend of riding. Fat Tire Festival coming up.

    http://www.mtnriver.com/fattire.htm

    Anyway, hope we can get together some time for some riding. I like technical single track riding. Enjoy going on long rides and just exploring.

    Have an awesome weekend.

    aloha,
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    howzit hui malu mtbr ,

    Maui rider Eric here.
    Been rolling the trails of Hawaii since '88, and Colorado before that.
    Perfect day for me includes a fast techy airy ride followed up with some hollow waves.
    usually have to settle for a wet techy ride with mushy surf.

    I've done some riding/racing on the other islands, but it's been awhile.

    bonus points for anyone who can name the spectators in this early 90's shot of me doing what I do best from a race outside Hilo.



    and one of me in the stuff I like to ride.



    been hanging out here at mtbr since late 90's, and I spend most of my time in the Turner forum.

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    Quote Originally Posted by airwreck

    bonus points for anyone who can name the spectators in this early 90's shot of me doing what I do best from a race outside Hilo.


    Bill Barnfield, , and Tracy Paiva....

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    Quote Originally Posted by kauia
    Bill Barnfield, , and Tracy Paiva....

    Ho brah, Tracy looks skinny eh!

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    Old School

    Quote Originally Posted by airwreck
    Flat bars, bar ends, two water bottles, lycra shorts and clipless pedals? I hardly recognize you.

    Thanks for the Maui show-and-tell. I couldn't find the "Turkey Shoot" on Sunday, but I was a little spent from the previous day... so it worked out OK.

    Hit me up if you ever have a chance to come to the Garden Island. I've got an inner-tube for you...

    RR

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    morning all,

    found this forum while searching out bike info in preparation of our upcoming move to Oahu.

    looks like the islands are a 2wheelers dream

    I've never had a 'real' bike before, but i'm all set to pull the trigger for a new jamis dakar.

    its honestly BIG overkill for myself, but I'm at a point in my life where I'm ok wth that!!

    I'm a retired AF ammo troop and after following me around from base-to-base for 20 years, my wife decided join the Army Nurse Corps and got her first duty station assignment to Tripler

    anywho... short story is I am a TOTAL noob at any thing other than flat ground bike trails that we have in the mid-west but I'm very excited at whats in store for us.

    we should be in place some time around mid-march however I may have to come back to the main land to wrap up a few things and not get back to the island until end of May

    looking forward to the adventure!

    Mac

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    Hello my name is Tony, must be nice all that warm weather riding and great trails. I come from the Land of the Ice and Snow Kitchener Ontario Canada. I am now riding the winter and loveing it the only surf I see is on my snowboard but still ride my Nomad on the local trails thru winter CHEERS MY HAWAIN AMIGO,S
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    Hello... New Oahu rider here.

    I just got into mountain biking a few months ago, but I've been riding bikes (bmx, freestyle & sportbikes) all my life. Of the 3 months or so of riding, I picked up a hardtail and a full squish... So yeah, I got the mtb bug... ummm, and the wife is gonna kill me when she see's the CC bill .

    Royal Summit (Aiea) is the only mountain I've ridden so far. I also met a few regulars (sunday mornings), and got to know some of the trails there. I'm always looking for new trails to ride & people to ride it with, so if you don't mind playing tour guide for a noob (me) , drop me a PM. Cya!

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    royal summit

    hey how is royal summit? how you get to the trail?

    whats the trail like? lots of climbing? technical?

    never been there yet. i should try and check it out one of these days.

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    Ricebowls...(because I used to live around the corner from said break) AKA Eric. I started riding @ St. Louis Hts about 5.5 years ago but had to leave for the mainland 6 months later so I only got to know a few of the riders back then. Since then I've been riding and racing all over the SF/Tahoe/N*/Santa Cruz area (with a couple local boys too) and taking trips to Whistler. In addition to DH/FR I've gotten into cyclocross and a bit of road on occasion.

    I'll be moving back to Oahu July 9th and I'll have my v10 and my truck with me when I get there so let's hook up some shuttles. Also down with some solid trail riding once the rest of my bikes show up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ricebowls

    I'll be moving back to Oahu July 9th and I'll have my v10 and my truck with me when I get there so let's hook up some shuttles. Also down with some solid trail riding once the rest of my bikes show up.
    You should post on www.dhhawaii.com. A bunch of St. Louis regulars are heading for Whistler right after you get here so the St. Louis action might be a little slow till everyone gets back. I also heard some of the outer island riders are heading up to Whistler around the same time.

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    Royal Summit

    Our group has been going there a bunch recently. Some nice stuff. Yes, lots of climbing, but thats how it is here. Mostly not too technical, but theres a few spots. Quite a few options been exploring. Usually go up Wailuna, have been going over to ridges on either side. Some jumps & stunts. Conditions have been nice recently, dry.

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    Aloha!
    Been living in downtown Honolulu for a couple of years. I just bought a 2008 Redline Monocog 29er (SS and rigid ) and am looking to get it dirty. I now have a job where I can get weekdays off and can finally go riding. See ya out on the trails.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stumpjumper808
    Hey All,
    Bill here. Been on a bike most my life. Love the trails we have here in Hawaii. Lost a disagreement with my old company so the wife is letting me take a few months off to enjoy life. Bless her...now if she could just get a second job! Thursday's are my guaranteed to ride dirt days, along with any others I can fit in. I have yet to bring a camera with me but maybe one of my buds will email me one then I'll post.
    Have 3 bikes, an old SJ hardtail, and a Trek 5500 here on Oahu, and an old GT on Lanai (i am frequently there) While I am not fast, I can go on forever. Yesterday I bent my hanger on a rock, putting my derailler into my spokes, today I replaced both parts and all is well.
    Always up for a ride.

    Cheers,
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    I'm new to the rock but have been riding fo' evas! As long as the trail ain't completely flat my nuts will be falling all over it. PM me, if I should drop in on ya. Hoale Hellrider.

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    Howzit! I am not a new rider but just decided to sign up on here. I have been mountain biking on and off since about 96. I just got a cheaper Iron Horse to get me back into it while I save for a Scott or Specialized. I live on the Big Island kona side and have lived on most of the islands as I flew heli tours.

    Shoots, guess thats it.

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    Just moved to Oahu for school at UH Manoa. Had to leave the bikes at home cuz the housing I have does not allow bikes inside, and not willing to lock my Niner in public. Went from biking 3-4 times a week and racing every month or so to nothing. Was supposed to go to Colorado and be on the team for school but funds for tuition did not allow it.

    So if anyone has an extra bike I can ride with them, I will have my helmet and stuff shipped out, PS I take a large frame. My school schedule is in the morning, most days I get out at 1145 or 1030. Dont know much about the area, just hiked some trails near Honolulu and that is about it.

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    Andrew present, started riding back in 2008 and more recently been getting more serious. 250 lbs. clyde and proud of it



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    We need to get this sticky moving again!! Bunch of people on here that I have not seen in ages!! Come on new skool, introduce yourself!!

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    250lb clydesdale? Daaaaamnnnn. That's gotta be the hardest working air shock on the planet

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    OK I just got me a bike. So Anyone want to show me some trails. I am going to go explore St. Louis Heights some day this week.

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    Welcome! You should come out to the 24 this weekend and introduce yourself.

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    I will for sure try to make it, I dont have a car or camping equipment or light set up. I am trying though.

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    Don't need lights. Ride during the day, drink beer at night with everyone. You won't be sleeping anyway, so no need for a campsite. I can't help you with a car...

    If you do come out, look for me. I help scotty and the mechanic for the solo racer who will be kicking everyone's a$$!

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    I just got a bike about a month and a half ago. I'm going to go on my first trail ride as soon as I change out my forks. I'm pretty amped up about riding it looks fun.

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    Moving to Oahu next summer. I can't wait for some warm weather. I haven't even sat on any of my bikes since October.
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    Aloha everybody, names Brett ive been out in kona 5 years now and got back into riding with my cousin and i mostly ride all mountain and xc occasionally. id like to get into more dh/freeride enviroments but i dont have the bike for that now. k shoots l8rs

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    Hi everyone my names Josiah, Ive been on the Big Island for about 2.5 years now. Ive been riding regularly for about a year, just recently I ditched my crappy mongoose for a bike worth riding and I'm loving it more than ever. I ride with a few friends, mostly AM and occasionally some XC. I really want to get a downhill bike soon and start hitting the big stuff.
    huck and roll...totally my idea lol

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    Aloha everyone, my name is Brady from Big Island, born and raised. I currently live in Honoka'a, making DHing my weekend activity with my buds. We're currently beginning to build a DH track out here on a friends private farm because we don't really have any DH spots out here. People I have spoken with at the bike shops can't really steer me into any direction for any DH tracks, so we figured to just make our own. Most people here are just into XC and what not...

    It would be cool to get to know anyone else on Big Island who shares the same interest, maybe hook me up with some secret DH spots out here...haha... or just wanna ride, hit me up, shoot me some emails or something!

    Mahalo!

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    Aloha. Nate here from Hilo town. Just got back into riding after a few years off. Discovered the UH trails and the excellent Kulani Trails. Just broke down and picked up a Stumpy Comp: my first FS bike and I'm lovin it.

    See you guys on the trail.

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    Hi from Maui!

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    Ah, riding in Hawaii, I will be there next year, hope to get some riding in.

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    new to oahu

    hit me up for a group ride!

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    Quote Originally Posted by brady_3838
    Aloha everyone, my name is Brady from Big Island, born and raised. I currently live in Honoka'a, making DHing my weekend activity with my buds. We're currently beginning to build a DH track out here on a friends private farm because we don't really have any DH spots out here. People I have spoken with at the bike shops can't really steer me into any direction for any DH tracks, so we figured to just make our own. Most people here are just into XC and what not...

    It would be cool to get to know anyone else on Big Island who shares the same interest, maybe hook me up with some secret DH spots out here...haha... or just wanna ride, hit me up, shoot me some emails or something!

    Mahalo!

    Only downhill'ish trail I know of can no go on anymore, wish there was more DH here on big island cause I really want to go big but got nothing to practice on to build up to it.

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    What's up everybody?! My name is Mike... I used to do a bit of riding on the mainland long ago but lost touch with it for a while. Just starting back up again and realizing that I'm not quite sixteen anymore (but that' s mostly a good thing). With the help of some of the people on this board have been discovering some pretty awesome trails. I'm based out of Kailua but am not afraid to drive to the other side of the island for a good ride. I'm very technically inclined so I've been learning to wrench on my bikes mostly through youtube and some friends at cycle manoa. I've got a pretty tricked out 2001 GT Aggressor and just picked up a 2008 Giant Trance2 (all stock). The Trance is pretty fun but needs some upgrades. Hope to get to know some of the other riders as I don't really have anyone to ride with yet. Pics to follow shortly....

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    Wow, aside from Mike, the last intro has been a year ago. Anyway, I just signed up for this forum today. My name's Sean. I'm from Makaha. I'm also new to MTBing. I used to have a road bike back in high school and I used to ride the trails behind my house on my BMX. But now I'm back at square one. I don't even have a bike yet which is basically why I joined this site. I'd love to hear about some good trails you guys know about and any advice would be great. Thanks. Nice to meet you all.

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    Here's the post for Nov~ Since there seems to be a lot of action on here. I'm Rose, in Kaneohe- Usually ride Kailua/Wiamanalo trails when I can...which isn't very often. I'm a roadie as well. Looking for someone who can bleed brakes for beer~

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    Hey peoples,
    Mike here, just joined this site. Great to see all the options that are available to newbies like me. Been riding since 1987, mostly BMX. Been on hiatus from riding for a while, just recently got back into it. Mountain biking is completely different from BMX riding. Now that i have gears to play with, i'm spoiled. I'm taking it slow getting my legs (and rest of my body back into shape). Anyways just keeping the thread alive.

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    Howzit! Gunnar here. I'm an old school 90's rider living in Minnesota for the last 15 years. Still have family back home (Oahu) and am hoping to visit more often now with some riding.

    Was mostly riding road and fixed for the past bunch of years, but just got back into mountainbiking with a 29'er hardtail. Lovin' it.

    Anyway, thought I'd say hi to the other old school riders on here. Love hearing and seeing pics from back in the day. Anyone remember the local mag U26? I think I have a couple copies in a box somewhere. Was thinking of scanning and posting some pages from that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gsoroos View Post
    Howzit! Gunnar here. I'm an old school 90's rider living in Minnesota for the last 15 years. Still have family back home (Oahu) and am hoping to visit more often now with some riding.

    Was mostly riding road and fixed for the past bunch of years, but just got back into mountainbiking with a 29'er hardtail. Lovin' it.

    Anyway, thought I'd say hi to the other old school riders on here. Love hearing and seeing pics from back in the day. Anyone remember the local mag U26? I think I have a couple copies in a box somewhere. Was thinking of scanning and posting some pages from that.
    Hey Gunnar, can you please scan those copies. I don't remember that mag but would like to see it.

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    I'll have to find them(it? can't remember how many I have). But I will do.

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    HI Everybody, I just found this forum because I am looking for a bike now. My hookooekoo was stolen about 4 years ago. I havn't even ridden mountain bike off road since I got here in 2000. I only made one trip down st. louis. But now my kid is getting older and I am getting the bug again. Watch for me asking advice on which bike to get on other threads. Want to get back for the exercise and to get away and be in nature. I learned to mb in Santa cruz where I really fell in love with it. But it took a back seat to my surfing for so many years. Just never figured out where to go over here yet.

    Name is Jeff

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    26 Unlimited (U26) Magazine

    Quote Originally Posted by MaukaRunner View Post
    Hey Gunnar, can you please scan those copies. I don't remember that mag but would like to see it.
    I thought I had more, but could only find one issue. It's the one year anniversary issue published May/June 1997. (The month I moved to the mainland)



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    whats goin on the names jamie from cleveland ohio
    military an my brother got me started riding just recently(today) picked up a specialized camber comp an lookin to get better an faster...not scared of fallen happens like clock work for me so you get used to it.....been riding royal summit but lookin for more trails to learn an practice skills an techniques

    any body ever wanna ride or got sum advice feel free to hit me up im down anyweekend im not workin

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    ill get sum pics up soon!!

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    FBI...chee hoo!

    Just checking in!


    I finally ordered my first FSR. I should be able to pick it up this Friday. I can't wait to ride it. I'll post some pics up later on.

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    nice

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    Howzit everybody....my name is Kevin and I'm from Kauai. Been around bikes since I was a kid racing BMX. Bought a rigid GT MTB after college and road around Kunia...nothing harsh, just liked to ride. Had a family and kids and put the GT in the storage shed....my middle child, my only boy is now 11 and I bought him a BMX bike to ride so the GT came out again and I found that I enjoyed it a lot. Wanted to ride some tougher trails but with no suspension the rides were killing my wrists. Found this site and started researching and decided to drop the hammer and buy a Trek Fuel EX8. Love it and try to ride every week....been up to Kokee a few times and realized I should have bought a Remedy...

    All good though....had some spills but I'm getting back into it and relearning the ropes.

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    Welcome SLY808!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mazukea View Post
    Welcome SLY808!

    Mahalo brah! Whea you from?

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    Just thought I would chime in and say hey. Been lurking for a while. I got introduced to mountain biking about 8 or 9 months ago when I moved here. I live right next to St. Louis so that's what I learned on. I've been loving riding as well as shooting/editing video of riding. Look forward to meeing people on the trails!

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    After 12 years on the mainland (WA, to be exact), I finally get to move back to HI. Born and raised on Kauai, but will be moving to Oahu next month. I'll be bringing back my 1x9 Blue Pig and a 2x10 SC Butcher. Seems like trail options are pretty limited, at least near town. Looks like I'll spring for a Camp Timberline membership and slowly check off trails listed on MTBHawaii, when I'm not in the water that is. Stoked to be headed home, can't wait to ride!
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    Welcome back to HI!

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    New found hopefully passion...

    Well, I'm new and I live in hawaii... And I have a bike and am looking to ride... Roll Call.. Sure why not.

    Names Randy, I rode a bike until I was 18, I'm now 25... When I say rode I mean thats really just about it. I didn't do to much than ride about 35+ miles a week to the girlfriends house and work... At 18 I got a car and then got fat. I picked up a bike recently and got excited as all hell and decided that I would really like to hit trails... I remember doing it as a kid in WA and finding random trails in the woods and dodging trees on my BMX bike. I'm vastly inexperience, don't know a damn thing about bikes, and full of motivation to ride. I'm military have twin daughters, from WA and CA (i fused with myself when we finally met) and play alot of computer games... I'm looking to get out into the world / island (since i've only been stationed here for 5 years and never did and my time is running out here)

    I appreciate advice if you have it pearls of wisdom, trails to not ride and to ride, tips tricks, *****es gripes and complaints!

    Thanks for reading!
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    First Post!

    Hi everyone, I'm Evan, and I'm a recent transplant to Oahu (Manoa Valley).

    I have been a car mechanic for the last 10 years back in Washington D.C. and I am looking forward to not owning a car for the next few years.

    I currently ride a Specialized Sirrus Sport (XL Frame... I'm a big boy), but I have a Surly "Karate Monkey" on the way for a single speed 29er build-up. I bought the Sirrus on a whim because I needed transportation FAST and realized about a month later that it isn't my style.

    I haven't owned a bike since I was much younger, and at 28, I am loving the physical demands of riding these big hills in the heat of the Hawaiian sun. Looking forward to hitting up some muddy trails and getting used to the single speed lifestyle...burning quads-and-all.

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    Weighing in

    First post too. Aloha everyone. Dayle from Kaneohe here. Lifelong resident of Oahu. Used to ride a lot in the 80s (I'm 55 now) and picked up biking again two years ago after too many years of living the slug life.

    I'll admit that I'm most a road rider (avg about 130 miles a week on my Giant Escape 3 purchased last Sept from McCully Bike) but have lots of experience on Oahu's trails as a hiker with the Hawaiian Trail and Mountain Club.

    One memorable mt biking experience was from Pupukea to Chun's Reef back in 1996 via the now-paved (but wasn't paved back then) Palaa Uka Pupukea military road. I even posted a story about the trek.

    Glad to be a part of the forum. Looking forward to participating in the discussion and talking story.

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    Aloooha Mazukea! My it's been awhile since I've been here. Got a baby and did the mother thing, but now I am freed upp to get back on the mtb. Are you still riding with the Hilo group? Anything new going on? Get back to me on the up and up news.
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    Aloha, first post on the forums. Just picked up a hardtail 29er and looking to cut my teeth on some trails! I'm a mainland transplant from Orlando, spent my youth BMX/dirt jumping, and haven't really rode much in the past 15 years.

    I've started commuting to work to get my endurance back up, and can't wait to get out on the trails!

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    ALoooo0000000OOOOOOO.....HA!!!!!!!!!
    Hiking is good for you, especially with a bike.

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    O.o hello, how goes it...drew from Honolulu here, mostly ride ohana and stl but also enjoy kaena point alot

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    Ugh, kaena is one of my least fav spots to ride. If I was driving out that far, go Sunset Hills. That's our weekend go to spot.
    Ohana Is great too, nice new trail with the relatively dry season we've been having is in great shape right now. Good for a not too far away quickie, or you can extend it by dropping into Ditch.

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    I do kaena on my single speed full rigid so it's pretty enjoyable, I like the views and secluded beaches...obv not "mountain biking" but a decent workout like tantalus and old pali rd...I haven't done pupukea yet, don't want to get lost and prefer to go with someone there who knows their way around...hitting up manana tomorrow or kuli'ou'ou

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    anyone riding Maui on the 20th? Looking for possible Haleakala Maui Skyline Trail guidance and or shuttle. we will have one suv but sounds like you need two cars to do this ride...or a shuttle driver...shoot me a PM if you're planning on being in the area.

    if we don't hit up Skyline Trail then maybe Makawao Forest Reserve Trails or other trails around Skyline Haleakala area...
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    Heya all, new to the forum, looking for some people on oahu to ride park/dj/ with. Been a while since I last rode seriously, but recently picked up a 26 inch cult devotion and the fire has been started again. Usually off work monday tuesday, so if anyone wants to get out and mess around, lemme know!

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