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    Off-camber

    I've been contemplating this term and context in this forum and I'm not entirely sure if the 'title' refers to the topics being outside of the ordinary or its participants.
    This is an important distinction, as there are some sets that can be distinguished from one another but not necessarily separated.

    The result not necessarily balanced.

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    Off-camber

    It's for the people. We are nuts.
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    Ever hear of a bloke called Tone's, there's answer enough.

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    Well the term off camber refers to off topic. As in not bike related. But it's rather ironic as off camber is a term used in mountain biking,and MX. The term is referrng to the angle of a hill and how it slopes. It is also used in golf referring to the angle of the ground and how it slopes. Do yourself a favor and just don't overthink it and go with it. As you can see most of us that frequent this forum are a bit off camber ourselves.
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    If yer on yer bikie and going into a turn real fast-like, yer all happy and stuff if it's a kind of banked upwerds 2werds the outside of the turn so you can go all fast and stuff. If it actually slopes down word, there's a higher degree of bustassability and you hafta kind of pucker yer sphincter so u don't slide out.

    That's wut off camber is. Glad I could help.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hang 21 View Post
    If yer on yer bikie and going into a turn real fast-like, yer all happy and stuff if it's a kind of banked upwerds 2werds the outside of the turn so you can go all fast and stuff. If it actually slopes down word, there's a higher degree of bustassability and you hafta kind of pucker yer sphincter so u don't slide out.
    That's wut off camber is. Glad I could help:




    That's a pretty funny explanation but bzzzzzzt wrong. The term refers to the slope angle of a hill. If the hill or ground is consistantly going in a certain angle of desccent,and it,all of a sudden changes angle to the left or right then it is "off camber" to the left or right.
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    Off-camber

    Which is better on trails with lots of off camber turns-- 26", 27.5, 29er, 32er, or a fatty?
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    Quote Originally Posted by heyyall View Post
    Which is better on trails with lots of off camber turns-- 26", 27.5, 29er, 32er, or a fatty?
    Obviously a 26'er as it has more flickability due to the smaller wheel size. But opinions vary. Road House highlights 04 - YouTube
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    [QUOTE=DIRTJUNKIE;10547617]
    Quote Originally Posted by Hang 21 View Post
    If yer on yer bikie and going into a turn real fast-like, yer all happy and stuff if it's a kind of banked upwerds 2werds the outside of the turn so you can go all fast and stuff. If it actually slopes down word, there's a higher degree of bustassability and you hafta kind of pucker yer sphincter so u don't slide out.
    That's wut off camber is. Glad I could help. [/
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    That's a pretty funny explanation but bzzzzzzt wrong. The term refers to the slope angle of a hill. If the hill or ground is consistantly is going in a certain angle of desccent,and it,all of a sudden changes angle to the left or right then it is "off camber" to the left or right.
    Yeah, that's what I meant.

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    Which is better on trails with lots of off camber turns-- 26", 27.5, 29er, 32er, or a fatty?
    A full-rigid 69er motocross trials bike with a dropper post.

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    [QUOTE=Hang 21;10547646]
    Quote Originally Posted by Hang 21

    Yeah, that's what I meant. :skep.
    Glad you came to your senses.
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    Wait what was the question again?
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    Quote Originally Posted by deke505 View Post
    Wait what was the question again?
    There was no question.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Settertude View Post
    There was no question.
    So there's no answer?

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    The answer is in the question

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    but there's no question

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    I'm beginning to question where this is going
    Its all ****s and Giggles until somebody Giggles and ****s

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    Of camber trails mess with my head on night rides. I feel like im gona fall off the cliff at the edge of my light cone. You know, the cliff that isnt there when I shine the light on it?

    Basically its like plumbing, only mowing the lawn.

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    My head just exploded.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigRingGrinder View Post
    Basically its like plumbing, only mowing the lawn.
    Most sensible thing I've read today

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    You guys are over thinking.
    I think.

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    Off-camber

    I think, therefore I am
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brewtality View Post
    I'm beginning to question where this is going



    Nowhere is the correct answer.

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    Everyone knows this is nowhere

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    Camber refers to the place east of London of that name, which is an odd place with odd inhabitants. Being 'Off Camber', means that you are basically offshore of Camber in a boat, which would put you very close to running aground on the infamous 'Camber Sands', therefore close to being f**ked, which describes most of the people and what goes on here admirably... Not in the biblical sense of course...

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    Is Camber a suburb of Cambridge ?

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    THINK like I do
    Its all ****s and Giggles until somebody Giggles and ****s

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    Off-camber

    Quote Originally Posted by Dirty $anchez View Post
    Nowhere is the correct answer.
    I live in the middle of nowhere. I'll put a pot of coffee on for when everyone starts arriving.
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    "You may be wondering what Off Camber is. By definition it means, “Away from what is considered normal, regular, or standard” or “Does not follow a level, smooth, or straight course.” We take it to mean that we are Mountain Bikers and Cyclists who like to get together in an organized manner and throw each other a beat down from time to time"

    This was taken from offcambercycling.com, I think it's a fitting definition.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cornfield View Post
    "You may be wondering what Off Camber is. By definition it means, “Away from what is considered normal, regular, or standard” or “Does not follow a level, smooth, or straight course.” We take it to mean that we are Mountain Bikers and Cyclists who like to get together in an organized manner and throw each other a beat down from time to time"

    Bingo cornfield. You found the root definition and what I was hinting at.

    This was taken from offcambercycling.com, I think it's a fitting definition.

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    Bingo cornfield. You found the root definition and what I was hinting at.

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    Progress: Just because we have always done it that way is no reason to keep doing it that way.

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    Alright, off-camber means downwerd, slopey somehow towards who and why (sometimes how), but there is SO much T&A that you get Crazy with the WTF stuff and turn into an Odd story about rim tape all the while asking an Aussie sh*t that is all a conspiracy. It's complicated.. I know.
    "We can always find excuses if we want to find them, but if we really want to do something, we have to just go."

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    Don't forget the epic camping trips
    Its all ****s and Giggles until somebody Giggles and ****s

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    Oh yes.. and camping, brownies eaten, too small genital rings, K9 feces munching, Stinky shorts, and mind blowing sh*t. lots going on with off camber...
    "We can always find excuses if we want to find them, but if we really want to do something, we have to just go."

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    Quote Originally Posted by sodak View Post
    Oh yes.. and camping, brownies eaten, too small genital rings, K9 feces munching, Stinky shorts, and mind blowing sh*t. lots going on with off camber...
    We even have a thread for Hook Ups.

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    Just post what you want and don't sweat the
    small sh*t.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brewtality View Post
    Don't forget the epic camping trips
    BTW, when's the next camping trip. I have a box of brownie mix ready to go.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slow Danger View Post
    I have a box of brownie mix ready to go.
    THIS!!! Suggestive euphemisms and double-entendres...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brewtality View Post
    THINK like I do
    Think Green? That doesn't sound like you Brewt??!?
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    Quote Originally Posted by rockerc View Post
    Think Green? That doesn't sound like you Brewt??!?
    Just putting an emphasis on the think part. Don't read too much into it.
    This will be a future signature line, however, I'm liking the current one.
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    Mulling over with sometimes deep self-connective cogitation. This sort of thing generally requires a few years in order to reach some functional level of integration.
    Pretty much 180 degrees from jerking knee or serial TV show induced 'group think'.
    I hope that helps, yosemite.
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    As I said earlier and this thread proves it. "Most that frequent this forum are a bit off camber"just don't over think it and you will be alright.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Settertude View Post
    I've been contemplating this term and context in this forum and I'm not entirely sure if the 'title' refers to the topics being outside of the ordinary or its participants.
    This is an important distinction, as there are some sets that can be distinguished from one another but not necessarily separated.

    The result not necessarily balanced.
    Who is this guy and where did he come from? is he a lawyer?
    Dont ever let the truth get in the way of a funny story....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tone's View Post
    Who is this guy and where did he come from? is he a lawyer?
    Or a politician

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    Now that is funny.
    This guy is basically a carpenter with a cupla years of 'higher' education.
    :-)
    Politician? That ius even more funny.
    The most deficit creature on the planet is one and the other.

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    Who is this guy and where did he come from? is he a lawyer?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Settertude View Post
    Now that is funny.
    This guy is basically a carpenter with a cupla years of 'higher' education.
    :-)
    Politician? That ius even more funny.
    The most deficit creature on the planet is one and the other.
    Does this mean you educated with MJ ?

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    We got it all....turtles, saddle sores, obsessive behavior/word games, trains, ghost town, movies, music, comedians, rim tape, most interseting man in the world, ,crazy azzed neighbors,Chum Lee moments, stinky shorts, penis rings, camping trips, brownies, raccoons with human like hands, pets off leash, I don't give a Rats Ass rendition, Hawgs bike thread in the non bike related forum volume 1,2 &3, hook up thread, wrong length ropes in cliff jumps, crazy's crazy thread, crazy shark movies, golfers visiting while their site is down, motorcycles, cars, what besides the obvious would you want to have, musclecars, saturday night live skits, bike porn, rollercoaster tragedies, So thread volume 1 & 2, say something to the person above, best electric razor, WTF new's stories in your area, funny commercials, best music for the
    summer, mind blowing photo thread, best gifs, say
    something to tone or nicole or whoever threads,
    zombie, ufo, inventions the good the bad the ugly,
    cool coffee mugs, new hobbies, best miter
    saw, NASCAR, Bigfoot, Hookers & rim job's.....did I forget anything. Yes the O.C. has everything even a thread questioning the true meaning of Off Camber. Who da thunk.
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    Off-camber

    Quote Originally Posted by heyyall View Post
    It's for the people. We are nuts.
    In light of DJ's response above, I'm providing my original comment again for brevity.
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    Quote Originally Posted by heyyall View Post
    In light of DJ's response above, I'm providing my original comment again for brevity.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE View Post
    We got it all....turtles, saddle sores, obsessive behavior/word games, trains, ghost town, movies, music, comedians, rim tape, most interseting man in the world, ,crazy azzed neighbors,Chum Lee moments, stinky shorts, penis rings, camping trips, brownies, raccoons with human like hands, pets off leash, I don't give a Rats Ass rendition, Hawgs bike thread in the non bike related forum volume 1,2 &3, hook up thread, wrong length ropes in cliff jumps, crazy's crazy thread, crazy shark movies, golfers visiting while their site is down, motorcycles, cars, what besides the obvious would you want to have, musclecars, saturday night live skits, bike porn, rollercoaster tragedies, So thread volume 1 & 2, say something to the person above, best electric razor, WTF new's stories in your area, funny commercials, best music for the
    summer, mind blowing photo thread, best gifs, say something to tone or nicole or whoever threads, zombie, ufo, inventions the good the bad the ugly, cool coffee mugs, new hobbies, best miter saw......did I forget anything. Yes the O.C. has everything even a thread questioning the true meaning of Off Camber. Who da thunk.
    Don't forget bigfoot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slow Danger View Post
    Don't forget bigfoot.
    And NASCAR. We have NASCAR.
    Its all ****s and Giggles until somebody Giggles and ****s

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