Results 1 to 8 of 8
  1. #1
    Rock n' Roller
    Reputation: snowgypsy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011

    A Tribute to the People who make it possible

    Riding is more than trails, more than descents, more than gear. Riding is, most importantly, about the people you meet, the friends who inspire you and bring you joy as you wander together through unknown wildernesses. Those friends who transform a dirt trail, a really expensive transportation device, and a terrified, unassuming rider into a unforgettable memories, opportunities for greatness, and supermen (and women).

    I don't ride for me (well, sometimes); mostly, I ride for and because of them, to cherish how much we give to one another and how much we become because of one another.

    So, here's a shout out to the amazing riders who navigated Monarch Crest with me.
    A Tribute to the People who make it possible-monarch3.jpg

    And all the other riders who've inspired those around them and who have made the impossible, possible.

    A Tribute to the People who make it possible-18road.jpg

    A Tribute to the People who make it possible-monarch2.jpg

    To those bikers I have yet to meet, and those that I already know - You are awesome; I adore you; and raise my glass to you.

    A Tribute to the People who make it possible-beersaftercrest.jpg

    And here's another shout out to my friend Neil, a rookie who discovered this past year that he likes riding his bike for a long time and is currently (not joking) 3rd in the Colorado Trail Race. Go Neil! You can watch him defy odds and the laws of physical endurance here: Neil_Beltchenko - Colorado Trail Race 2013 individual history by

    In short, you all rock!

    Now, get out there and ride.A Tribute to the People who make it possible-singletrack.jpg

  2. #2
    El Gato Malo
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Looks like a great group!

  3. #3
    mtbr member
    Reputation: Thyamine's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    I wish we had scenery like that to bike through here. Nice pics.
    2012 Specialized Carve Comp 29
    IMBA Member
    Team J3 ::

  4. #4
    What could go wrong ...
    Reputation: Zoke2's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Yep, its the riders not the bikes.
    I used to ride to Win ... Now I ride to Grin

    While my guitar gently weeps, my bike sits there mocking me

  5. #5
    Reputation: swampboy62's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    And an even BIGGER salute to the trail builders. Thanks for the blood, sweat and tears. You guys make it all possible.

    Steve Z
    Pedaling when it's dry
    And paddling when it's wet

    My insignificant blog:

  6. #6
    Yappy little dog!
    Reputation: schnauzers's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2005

  7. #7
    mtbr member
    Join Date
    Jun 2013
    Rock on!

  8. #8
    mtbr member
    Reputation: Funrover's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006

Similar Threads

  1. A Tribute to 50 Year Trail
    By azepicriderandrunner in forum Arizona
    Replies: 63
    Last Post: 02-10-2014, 07:28 AM
  2. Stiring Tribute by the Neighborhood
    By ooctrl in forum Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 07-17-2013, 05:44 PM
  3. Why do people make general assessments on 26ers?
    By fatcat in forum All Mountain
    Replies: 37
    Last Post: 03-15-2012, 07:17 PM
  4. Replies: 12
    Last Post: 09-08-2011, 07:55 AM
  5. Tribute to Craig Lange
    By DH Dominator in forum Downhill - Freeride
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 01-16-2011, 09:57 AM

Members who have read this thread: 0

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts



VISIT US AT and the ConsumerReview Network are business units of Invenda Corporation

(C) Copyright 1996-2018. All Rights Reserved.