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    The "all about bikes only thread" in the "no bike discussion" forum page

    Starting to see talk & pics about "bikes" in the OC. While I personally do not have an issue with this the powers that be might, so I figured it was time to set up an "official thread page" dedicated to bike talk in the OC. Talk about anything related to bikes you want. All types, all styles, all sizes are welcome as well as all riding styles.

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    talking about bikes in the off topic form is off topic so is it off topic?

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    I think they're a good idea if the area you are in is prone to flooding....

    .... oh, wait a minute....

    .... bikes? Nevermind then. Wrong forum. I thought I was in OC.
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    Here come all the "which 29er handlebar?" threads.

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    Quote Originally Posted by deke505 View Post
    talking about bikes in the off topic form is off topic so is it off topic?
    ^^^^THIS^^^^
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    So I shoot off all full of bravado, hit this wee booter - grabbing some air, then I land - leading into a greasy rut.

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    This is sorta like when the city gives the taggers an official spot to do their graphetti. Or like the porta-potty companies installing dry erase boards to cut down on the "writing on the walls".

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    I promise that I won't do it again, ambassador.

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    ill make no such promise.
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    Now wait a minute.
    This is the Off Topic forum.
    The topics on this forum are supposed to NOT be about bikes.
    So every topic on this forum NOT about bikes is on-topic.
    Therefore the only topic that is actually off-topic for this thread would be about bikes.

    Ow... that hurt my head.
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    TN: Thanks, I think?

    BT: Atta bouy!!!

    Opti: Don't hold back!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ambassadorhawg View Post
    TN: Thanks, I think?

    BT: Atta bouy!!!

    Opti: Don't hold back!
    Ok, then.

    You know, bike topic really is kept to a minimum, and then it's not like it's a debate between which 29er pedals are the best, it's more like the bsing that I mentioned earlier.

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    Agreed. The term is used loosely for the most part in OC. But when I started seeing members posting that other members had already mentioned the unmentionable, I figured it might be a good idea to start this thread. Just trying to help, that's all. Personally, I believe we should be free to talk about anything here in OC, anytime we want to....politics and religion excluded.

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    I was just making fun toward monzie. I was going to post it up anyway, but you really should always try to blame your indiscretions on somebody else. Everything after that was also in good fun. That's the way I see it anyway.

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    This whole thing was only ever meant to be in good fun. That is the way it is here.

    BTW, I like to mess with Monzie, too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ambassadorhawg View Post
    This whole thing was only ever meant to be in good fun. That is the way it is here.
    That's why I like it here in OC.

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    You guys are messing up OC for me.

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    I like it. The d0uches don't come in the OC. This gives us a chance to "Talk amongst ourselves." I'll start.

    You can ride any bike on any trail - just not as fast as a bike specifically designed for a specific type of trail.
    No, YOU don't understand. You're making an ass of yourself for all of eternity.

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    The drywall behind this bike is amazing




    again! amazing drywall work!




    for the ladies, what a nice curtain!


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    Very nice drywall, especially in the first pic. Btw, the flooring ain't too shabby either.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aikane View Post
    Very nice drywall, especially in the first pic. Btw, the flooring ain't too shabby either.
    I agree!

    And, in the last picture, the concrete patio and park-like lawn setting is also very nice!

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    That grass could use some water however
    Honestly... ahh I give up

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    Quote Originally Posted by highdelll View Post
    That grass could use some water however
    I bet you've watered a lot of grass, in your day.

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    Not to be a nit-picker, but second picture, door casing is about 1/16" off the floor.

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    Quote Originally Posted by highdelll View Post
    That grass could use some water however
    Is tap water safe for that lawn? Or would bottled water be better?
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    I'm no botanist, all I know is dry grass when I see it.
    Maybe filtered tap?
    Honestly... ahh I give up

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    Quote Originally Posted by Optimus View Post
    Not to be a nit-picker, but second picture, door casing is about 1/16" off the floor.
    Looks like it might be a basement. Up here, we'd do that just in case of expansion. I wonder why the 1/4 round moulding doesn't go all the way though. That looks a little odd.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sonett iii View Post
    The drywall behind this bike is amazing



    again! amazing drywall work!



    for the ladies, what a nice curtain!

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    well the drywall is nice bu the baseboard is kinda dull, no omph. same with the door casing. The 1/16 inch space at the bottom is to make it easier to put the laminat flooring under it so it alright.

    but other then that it's is put together well.

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    Full Moon Fever ride last night. It looks like I inserted that full moon but it's just the crappy pics my cheap cell phone takes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Trail Ninja View Post
    Looks like it might be a basement. Up here, we'd do that just in case of expansion. I wonder why the 1/4 round moulding doesn't go all the way though. That looks a little odd.

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    My house I had back in Michigan had a fully finished basement. I left my drywall about 1-1/4" from the floor, used 1x4 that had 4 coats of polyeurethane on all sides for baseboard, just in case I got some water. Also put ceramic tile down instead of carpet. Worked great, got water twice and it took nothing more than a couple of hours with a squeegee and some bath towels to clean it up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trail Ninja View Post
    Looks like it might be a basement. Up here, we'd do that just in case of expansion. I wonder why the 1/4 round moulding doesn't go all the way though. That looks a little odd.

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    Lolz!

    The gap was left to put the floor in. The contractor who built my house sucked

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    We had a drought this summer and I do not waste water on the grass.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ambassadorhawg View Post
    Full Moon Fever ride last night. It looks like I inserted that full moon but it's just the crappy pics my cheap cell phone takes.
    Noice!

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    This is a picture of some storm damage, must have been some high winds that blew that tree down



    This is a picture of rock formations along the Pinhoti, showing how seismic activity helped create the Appalachian mountains

    Last edited by sonett iii; 10-29-2012 at 08:34 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sonett iii View Post
    Lolz! The gap was left to put the floor in. The contractor who built my house sucked.
    That's why I've always done my own work. I hate gaps in trim work, and I like stained trim. I've thrown lots of it away and cut more just because I wasn't satisfied. I built my own solid oak raised panel wainscoting in my Michigan dining room, took forever and took lots of compound miters. Ended up doing it one piece at a time, rough fit 2 pieces and nail the first one in. Rough fit the next 2 and nail the next 1 in, and so on. Turned out really nice though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Optimus View Post
    That's why I've always done my own work. I hate gaps in trim work, and I like stained trim.
    The job was larger than I could do by myself

    for example here is my old bike


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    Quote Originally Posted by ambassadorhawg View Post
    Full Moon Fever ride last night. It looks like I inserted that full moon but it's just the crappy pics my cheap cell phone takes.
    La Tuna or Cherry Cyn? That's the 210 freeway fo sho.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RandyBoy View Post
    La Tuna or Cherry Cyn? That's the 210 freeway fo sho.
    Overlook climbing La Tuna. I climb that and drop down Whiting Woods a few times during each week.

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    I'm on a crappy split shift this week. I fired one of my night shift horizontal mill operators, I still need the mill to run, so I'll work noon-10:00 for a week or so and run the machine myself after the day guy goes home, until I get the position filled. I see an advantage or two, I can squeeze in some morning rides, and maybe even a nice later night ride or two.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sonett iii View Post
    This is a picture of some storm damage, must have been some high winds that blew that tree down
    What are the odds of that? High winds blew a running chainsaw into that tree... twice. Wow!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Trail Ninja View Post
    What are the odds of that? High winds blew a running chainsaw into that tree... twice. Wow!
    Yeah, thats what I thought

    Had to be a tornado
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    Quote Originally Posted by sonett iii View Post
    for the ladies, what a nice curtain!

    I saw someone with that exact same bike, in the same color, on yesterday's goofy Halloween Cruise bike ride. Check out these bikes! I believe most of these are the epitome of "Off Camber" bicycles, as they definitely aren't mountain bikes .

    Sacramento Halloween Cruise 10-28-12 - YouTube
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    Quote Originally Posted by sonett iii View Post
    Yeah, thats what I thought

    Had to be a tornado
    The tree was positioned there to avoid the rooty section, true story.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RandyBoy View Post
    I bet you've watered a lot of grass, in your day.
    Wouldn't that be sort of counter-productive for highdelll?
    Sometimes, I question the value of my content.

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    Hmm, just noticed this thread. My thoughts after finding out what you are all talking about in OC.

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    Biking sucks balls anyway .... unicycling is where it's at !
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    new type of downhill

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hutch3637 View Post
    Hmm, just noticed this thread. My thoughts after finding out what you are all talking about in OC.

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    It would be funny if an OC thread (talking about bikes) were moved to General Discussion because it was on-topic.

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    I won't mention the "B" word, just watch the movie...

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    Quote Originally Posted by ambassadorhawg View Post
    I won't mention the "B" word, just watch the movie...
    Why you no go faster?

    Also, looks kinda like my home-trails.

    Sometimes, I question the value of my content.

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    It's weird, when I recorded the same stuff on my 26er (with the same camera), it looked like I am moving at mach speed. But being higher up on the 29er slows down effect. I was flying, I swear!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ambassadorhawg View Post
    I won't mention the "B" word, just watch the movie...
    Lots of scary drop offs. I'll bet your pucker would have you stuck to your saddle like a suction cup. Probably even end up with little sphincter bite marks in it.

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    ^ I'm gonna have to go out and check my saddle for "bite marks" in the morning...

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    ^^ You have teeth down there?

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    Quote Originally Posted by John Kuhl View Post
    ^^ You have teeth down there?
    On a trail like that? You betcha!!

    I was riding in Sedona a couple years ago, way up on a butte, very narrow trail and I clipped a grip end on a tree, all that kept me from falling off a 100 ft ledge was grabbing onto said tree. Oh, and those teeth.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trail Ninja View Post
    Is tap water safe for that lawn? Or would bottled water be better?
    Definitely bottled water! I know of someone who won't give her cat tap water. No joke.
    There is not much choice between rotten apples.

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    double post
    There is not much choice between rotten apples.

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    That looks like a pretty high cliff to the right. It would be hard to fall over it considering where the trail is at, but I would be spooked until I rode the trail a couple of times so I could memorize it
    There is not much choice between rotten apples.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Optimus View Post
    I was just making fun toward monzie. I was going to post it up anyway, but you really should always try to blame your indiscretions on somebody else. Everything after that was also in good fun. That's the way I see it anyway.
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    This whole thing was only ever meant to be in good fun. That is the way it is here.

    BTW, I like to mess with Monzie, too.
    Maaannn. It is my fault. I did kinda verbal diarrhea about bikes all up in the NT. In my defense, I didn't think my story was worth a new thread and there were no pictures or awesome stories so it didn't belong in Passion. Burn me at the stake as a heretic. I deserve it; plus, fire is cool. Besides Big t and Nicole are always alluding to dirt, so there.

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    Is tap water safe for that lawn? Or would bottled water be better?
    Tap. Fiji.
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    Id scrap the passion forum all together, its a breeding ground for unicorn milkers, rainbow chasers and candy cotton farters.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Optimus View Post
    On a trail like that? You betcha!!

    I was riding in Sedona a couple years ago, way up on a butte, very narrow trail and I clipped a grip end on a tree, all that kept me from falling off a 100 ft ledge was grabbing onto said tree. Oh, and those teeth.
    I just checked and I don't have any teeth there. I must not have flossed them enough.
    There is not much choice between rotten apples.

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    Seriously, does anyone else get pi$$ed when some dude calls your drop bar bike a "ten speed"? REALLY chaps my hide!
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    Quote Originally Posted by roadie scum View Post
    Here come all the "which 29er handlebar?" threads.
    I hate those threads with a passion and I'm always the odd guy out because I still run narrow bars.
    There is not much choice between rotten apples.

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    ^^You and Highdelll have the same sig, almost. His is the uncensored version.
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    Id scrap the passion forum all together, its a breeding ground for unicorn milkers, rainbow chasers and candy cotton farters.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rod View Post
    I just checked and I don't have any teeth there. I must not have flossed them enough.
    I most definately have butt teeth and I've used them before.

    Thanks for bringing that up Opti.

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    well this is why i didnt want to post it, because i have a meh camera. however, i guess if you want to hear me curse and (slowly) flail through stupidly messy terrain, here you go. hard to tell, but some of this was like riding atop a stone wall. these guys are trying to kill me!
    <iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/48270915?badge=0" width="500" height="375" frameborder="0" webkitAllowFullScreen mozallowfullscreen allowFullScreen></iframe> <p><a href="http://vimeo.com/48270915">Aug 26 2012</a> from <a href="http://vimeo.com/user11099461">Nicole Bolin29</a> on <a href="http://vimeo.com">Vimeo</a>.</p>
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    Awesome, Nic!! Finally we get to see your stuff. That's some techy stuff, too. Looks like you take a pretty constant beating there.

    Don't be shy, post more clips (more often)....

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    ^ that section is a real bone rattler. shame i didnt have my cam on right from the beginning. i went over the bars within the first minute. then turned it back off, and had another idiot spill. i'll find some more....
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    Nice job on the skinnies Nic!

    Here is one vid of mine, I posted it long time ago in the keychain camera thread. Nothing worked for me in that ride on my HT, I busted my balls on every other rock and finished the ride with a pinch flat...
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    I got to take some new FS action footage but all my clips are incredibly boring.

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    Nice video Nicole, some of that stuff look pretty hairy.

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    and another. pardon my sound effects, and no lolling at my speed. i swear it's worse than it looks
    <iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/39988842?badge=0" width="500" height="375" frameborder="0" webkitAllowFullScreen mozallowfullscreen allowFullScreen></iframe> <p><a href="http://vimeo.com/39988842">Lowell Dracut Tyngsboro town forest</a> from <a href="http://vimeo.com/user11099461">Nicole Bolin29</a> on <a href="http://vimeo.com">Vimeo</a>.</p>
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    Nice video nicole, narrow trails and it didn't look like much opportunity to get a rhythm going. Good job.

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    Here's my "grainy" contribution. Used my old 4 meg Nikon and not my helmet cam. This was my Sunday Prime maiden voyage.

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    Video I made of the loc's.

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    Nice vid, sti, looked like some tough obstacles, sometimes it just isn't happening.

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    Quote Originally Posted by StiHacka View Post
    I got to take some new FS action footage but all my clips are incredibly boring.
    F' that upload away, we want to see it ! Specially because if there's boring footage, it's mine ... yes 32mins of it MUAHAHAh
    Btw is that the 456C on the video ?

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    Skip to 3:17, 9:20, 11:55, 15:00, 19:15 and even then only the last two could be considered mildly view able
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    Here's another I dug up from a couple years ago, same crappy camera, but video looks less crappy, probably time for a new camera.

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    Hey ambassador, has this thread found it's purpose? A place for OC'ers to share off topic on topic vids and pics, keeping other on topicness to a minimum, while keeping the always desireable OC bantering and wiseassery to the maximum? I like it, because deep down inside we're all "on topic", but desire a place to "play" outside the "rules".

    But then again, I could be completely wrong.

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    Some great brakeless BMX going on here - Charles Paty testing a prototype frame.



    Oh, and this was my ride last Saturday . I was so stoked to get my hang-5's back without knocking my front teeth out.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Optimus View Post
    Hey ambassador, has this thread found it's purpose? A place for OC'ers to share off topic on topic vids and pics, keeping other on topicness to a minimum, while keeping the always desireable OC bantering and wiseassery to the maximum? I like it, because deep down inside we're all "on topic", but desire a place to "play" outside the "rules".

    But then again, I could be completely wrong.
    Yeah i like that definition, we post stuff about general biking but we can still f' around when we like, not unlike the "official" picture/video threads "moar picaturez and stfu !!!" kind of attitude.

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    Ah Sti, so that's the Fells, eh? my lil group would like to be "showed around" there. looks like some of the rockier trails i've ridden, sort of like Fort Rock in Exeter NH. looks fun!
    will you be our chauffeur ? do they "blow" the trails in the fall?
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    5000-5500 bicycle riders showed up to San Jose Bike Party. Art Mann was there taping it for his show. It was probably the biggest SJBP I've ever been to. Here's my edit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Optimus View Post
    Hey ambassador, has this thread found it's purpose? A place for OC'ers to share off topic on topic vids and pics, keeping other on topicness to a minimum, while keeping the always desireable OC bantering and wiseassery to the maximum? I like it, because deep down inside we're all "on topic", but desire a place to "play" outside the "rules".

    But then again, I could be completely wrong.
    Yup, I had high hopes this gamble was gonna work. We're all drawn to this website by a common interest. As you've stated, we can do the bike thing here and screw around in our regular OC lingo.

    Thanks for all the contributions friends! Lots of great entertainment!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by NicoleB28 View Post
    and another. pardon my sound effects, and no lolling at my speed. i swear it's worse than it looks
    We get it, you like your rides slow and rough.

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    I have to find time to look at all the videos here so I can share my smart ass comments with you, apologies for not having done it yet.

    Quote Originally Posted by NicoleB28 View Post
    Ah Sti, so that's the Fells, eh? my lil group would like to be "showed around" there. looks like some of the rockier trails i've ridden, sort of like Fort Rock in Exeter NH. looks fun!
    will you be our chauffeur ? do they "blow" the trails in the fall?
    I would be happy to show you around. Unfortunately, the only thing that blows there is me.

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    Btw is that the 456C on the video ?
    Yes, it is. The frame is currently hanging on the wall but I am going to build it up for this Winter again. I have realized why my ride sucked so much then - Racing Ralphs, nuff said.

    You wanted boring, you get boring, 3:18+ shows one of the smallish rollers and then later some chunk IIRC (i.e. 6:65+).
    Edit: video was not working before but it is now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by StiHacka View Post
    We get it, you like your rides slow and rough.
    Hey sir, answer my question bout the Fells!

    *edit...you did. sorry
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    Quote Originally Posted by NicoleB28 View Post
    Hey sir, answer my question bout the Fells!

    *edit...you did. sorry
    You gotta be patient with me, it takes me a while to comprehend what I read here. Pick your date and time and we'll hit the Fells trails. You are going to endure the sight of me in lycra though. Btw. this weekend not looking good but the next two ones would work fine. The wet leaves give Fells a little extra oomph.

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    ...and we're so proud of oursleves for doing 3ft. drops on full suspension bikes, full face helmets and pads. Sean Burns. *ouch* I cringe every time I watch his video segments.


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    looking at that trail, i'd rather it be dry! who knows, it may have to be springtime. most of my bros are from further up in NH than i, so it would be planned out. We can show you around the north too
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    Quote Originally Posted by ambassadorhawg View Post

    More, more, more! I need another fix

    Sure, I guess I'll play in this communist thread in OC.

    Quick cell phone video. Had to go slow so it was at least watchable.

    <iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/48312499?badge=0" width="500" height="281" frameborder="0" webkitAllowFullScreen mozallowfullscreen allowFullScreen></iframe> <p><a href="http://vimeo.com/48312499">MTB ride</a> from <a href="http://vimeo.com/user9355912">Nobrunch</a> on <a href="http://vimeo.com">Vimeo</a>.</p>


    From last year (riding the Stumpy) but since it's fall I'll post this as well.

    <iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/37208630?badge=0" width="500" height="375" frameborder="0" webkitAllowFullScreen mozallowfullscreen allowFullScreen></iframe> <p><a href="http://vimeo.com/37208630">Trail ride</a> from <a href="http://vimeo.com/user9355912">Nobrunch</a> on <a href="http://vimeo.com">Vimeo</a>.</p>

    They suck I know. Deal with it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hutch3637 View Post
    Sure, I guess I'll play in this communist thread in OC.

    They suck I know. Deal with it.
    Nice to see you in action M___t! Gotta get you flat-landers to come out West to show you what steepness is all about.

    What was that imaginary road trip/mtn bike trip we were talking about? Meeting in New Mexico, was it???

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    My trail is far from flat lol nor is it straight for more then 30 seconds. Damn trees everywhere. Yes, Northeastern part of NM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hutch3637 View Post
    My trail is far from flat lol nor is it straight for more then 30 seconds. Damn trees everywhere. Yes, Northeastern part of NM.
    Didn't mean to offend.

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    Just saw this of my homie Pete Brandt killing it at the Clocktower in SF. True flatland legend; O.G.


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    Eff! I hit the trails today, they are all leaves and fallen branches and I broke a MRP chain guide when a stick got entangled in the chain. The guide is the most expensive part of the drive train, the tensioner just snapped off. I hate the noise of a loose chain!

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    That's why i use a cheap guide and some zip ties and bushings to keep the chain tensioned. Cheap
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    couple more. the first short one is from my digicam. much better quality than my helmet cam! also goofin with my dog a bit in both of these
    <iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/40366927?badge=0" width="500" height="375" frameborder="0" webkitAllowFullScreen mozallowfullscreen allowFullScreen></iframe> <p><a href="http://vimeo.com/40366927">Untitled</a> from <a href="http://vimeo.com/user11099461">Nicole Bolin29</a> on <a href="http://vimeo.com">Vimeo</a>.</p>
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    Just finished watching your video StiHacka, lot's of roots over hardpack, quite different from what i ride around here. Many walkers on the trail too, again really different from around here.
    Looks a good trail to ride nevertheless.
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    Quote Originally Posted by danielsilva View Post
    Just finished watching your video StiHacka, lot's of roots over hardpack, quite different from what i ride around here. Many walkers on the trail too, again really different from around here.
    Looks a good trail to ride nevertheless.
    The best thing about those trails is that the loop starts about 200 meters from my house, and it is less than 15 kms from downtown Boston. There are better and more technical trails within an hour of driving but nothing beats the convenience of coming home from work, hopping on a bike and riding until sunset.

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    Quote Originally Posted by StiHacka View Post
    The best thing about those trails is that the loop starts about 200 meters from my house, and it is less than 15 kms from downtown Boston. There are better and more technical trails within an hour of driving but nothing beats the convenience of coming home from work, hopping on a bike and riding until sunset.
    Couldn't agree more, my "usual" trail isn't the most technical and there are a couple parts where i need to dismount from the bike but the trail begins and ends about 1km from home, the next trail ( much more technical since it's also used to hold the regional downhill race/stage ) is almost 30km from home.

    And considering that in at least 50% of the trail i hardly meet anyone apart from the odd ATV and motocross bike, it's more relaxing to ride than the next closest trail that is usually full of people in 7'' inch bikes that ( mostly ) ride slower than i do in a 4'' inch one, which pisses me off to no end.

    So convenience + relaxing = win.
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