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    Time for a sub-classification yet?

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    In light of the fact that we are now seeing Golfers on 29ers, driven by Strava, increasingly taking the trails, with the ensuing dumbing down/paving/sanitizing etc that inevitably follows, is it time for a further sub-category of the cycling whole: "Off Road Cycling" alongside, (or more accurately 'below'), "Mountain Biking"?!?!

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    I get it. It's like the difference between people that go Wheelin and "off-roading" in a vehicle. If you call it "off-roading" then you are probably a city slicker that bought a Jeep so you could go down unmaintained logging roads, but would get stuck in mud 2 inches deep.

    So you're saying give the "city slickers" of the mtn bike world that go "off-road cycling" their own category. Sounds good to me.
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    Me no understandy.

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    Call it "Speed Bumps", cause that's what they are on the trail.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dirty $anchez View Post
    Call it "Speed Bumps", cause that's what they are on the trail.
    What, little kids that fall off their bikes?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Glide the Clyde View Post
    What, little kids that fall off their bikes?
    no the kids you bunny hop, the off road bikers you use as a speed bump
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    the big aussie rep bomb is comin your way

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    Time for a sub-classification yet?

    Considering I've never ridden on a true mountain, I'm all for it.

    I also find it ironic that the vast majority and prestige of riding a bike on a mountain is done on a road bike...typically going up a very steep grade that the average person would struggle just to walk up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by heyyall View Post
    Considering I've never ridden on a true mountain, I'm all for it.

    I also find it ironic that the vast majority and prestige of riding a bike on a mountain is done on a road bike...typically going up a very steep grade that the average person would struggle just to walk up.

    I always wondered what it was like to be a minority.

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    Time for a sub-classification yet?

    Quote Originally Posted by Optimus View Post
    I always wondered what it was like to be a minority.
    The majority of riders might be viewed as the minority from the majority of the true minority riders.

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    Off Camber should have a sub-classification. One for word-association type threads and another for Off Camber threads that are still related to biking.

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    Quote Originally Posted by heyyall View Post
    The majority of riders might be viewed as the minority from the majority of the true minority riders.
    Couldn't have said it better myself. I think.

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    I'm all for it. The trails being made keep getting tamer and tamer.
    There is not much choice between rotten apples.

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    Re: Time for a sub-classification yet?

    Don't we already have a name for that? POSER'S!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gundam168 View Post
    Off Camber should have a sub-classification. One for word-association type threads and another for Off Camber threads that are still related to biking.
    And another sub forum dedicated to a rant about another thread that turns into a word association thread. We could call this sub forum "thread conversion" forum.
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    Never can have enough sub-classifications! Have at it!
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    Quote Originally Posted by knoob View Post
    Don't we already have a name for that? POSER'S!!!



    POSER got shut down some time ago.

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    Based on recent news I learned about in the O.C., how about a Golf sub-forum?
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    While we are at it, I would put in a request for a grilled cheese sub-forum. Depending on how this week shapes up, I might also request a why-can't-it-stay-warm sub-forum.

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    I never was a big fan of grilled cheese, but all these mentions are making my mouth water. With crispy burned bits around the edges...
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    Quote Originally Posted by rockerc View Post
    I never was a big fan of grilled cheese, but all these mentions are making my mouth water. With *crispy burned bits around the edges...




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    And with all the sub forums we will need a sub forum about sub forums thats whole purpose is to discuss sub forums of sub forums.
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    And within the grilled cheese sub-forum we need the Onion Chutney Grilled Cheese sub-sub-forum...


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    Quote Originally Posted by rockerc View Post
    And within the grilled cheese sub-forum we need the Onion Chutney Grilled Cheese sub-sub-forum...


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    That is one fine looking sandwich

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    Danm it i feel like a grilled cheese sandwich now

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xcisok View Post
    Danm it i feel like a grilled cheese sandwich now
    You feel burnt and crispy on the outside, and soft, gooey, and runny on the inside?
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