• 02-05-2011
    flipnidaho
    Flips on Bikes... Post your riding pics here...
    I'll start...
    Boise, ID- where I live... Singletrack heaven.






















    My kids...
  • 02-05-2011
    flipnidaho
    PI shots...
    My best riding buddy SJ...


    mtnbikebabe heading up towards the Wall the backway...




    The Fort...


    Who needs gels?


    Yes, there is always food...


    Shotgun... Hard on a SS...


    Wawa




    Nagkakamay na...








    Bike rack at Giant


    Goto






    Typical PI sunset at the Mother of all Malls...
  • 02-05-2011
    Pigtire
    Damn that is a lot of pics but then again I love pictures. Here are some of my LA rides.









  • 02-07-2011
    flipnidaho
    Video anyone?


  • 02-10-2011
    ozzer
    nice pics.

    Here's a playful vid I quickly put together while building my new team bike
    http://www.vimeo.com/19374697

    I have more vids in my vimeo account..
  • 02-11-2011
    flipnidaho
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by ozzer
    nice pics.

    Here's a playful vid I quickly put together while building my new team bike
    http://www.vimeo.com/19374697

    I have more vids in my vimeo account..

    Pretty hot dude!

    What was your camera setup and how did you mount it on the frame?
  • 02-11-2011
    ŽandyA
    Besides...

    ...the pics I posted on the Roll Call thread, here's a couple more roadie pics from a trip my wife & I took to Maui back in '08

    Summit of Haleakala:



    Here are the Garmin stats:

    Climb: http://connect.garmin.com/activity/44695009
    Descent: http://connect.garmin.com/activity/44694989

    Ride from Kihei to Lahaina & back:



    Garmin ride stats: http://connect.garmin.com/activity/44695028
  • 02-12-2011
    ron m.
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    Been to a lot of rides but this one's the best.

    I took her to Big Trees and the West View loop on JMP/Redwood Park and she loved it too! I can't wait until she's ready to pedal on her own. =)
  • 02-12-2011
    marcryan27
    Here's a video... Hope you guy s like it.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkcVqbywN6Y&hd=1
  • 02-13-2011
    flipnidaho
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by marcryan27
    Here's a video... Hope you guy s like it.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkcVqbywN6Y&hd=1

    I remember riding Chumash with Team Karma and United Adobo. A highlight was a Suicide. Fun stuff!
  • 02-13-2011
    marcryan27
    Im scared of Suicide hahaha Haven't been there.
  • 02-15-2011
    ron m.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-SFf...layer_embedded

    I did the Pacifica "Crack" last Sunday. The trails that matter are endearingly called The Crack, XXX and Boyscout (there's also 911 but I didn't do that). My cameraman bailed after the first trail after realizing he wasn't meant for freeride/downhill trails. Here's the write-up I did for another group:



    Well, I survived "The Crack."

    I went for the full 6.5 mile ride up to the peak. The "Wall" (0.5 miles of
    climbing hell) wasn't too bad as long as you're on the granny and maintaining
    traction. Otherwise, a piece of cake. My friend was attacking it and made it
    up to the peak a good 5 minutes before I did (he had the lighter bike, no
    downhill gear and he is a roadie... that's my excuse).

    Once we descended, we entered the Crack 1.5 miles down and that's where the fun
    starts. If your head isn't calibrated to tackle instant drops and tight
    technical descents, then you better be off your bike. There was one section on
    the "Crack" that I decided to walk but midway through realized that it was
    doable as long as you pick a clean line and trust gravity (I should have a spare
    crappy DH bike so I don't worry about scratching my frame).

    With that thought, we headed out to XXX. My friend, who walked 90% of The Crack
    decided he wasn't the downhill type and said goodbye at that point. I just took
    him off my Xmas list (haha!). So off I went to XXX solo but still excited. The
    first hundred yards was deceiving and would lull you in a false sense that this
    would be an easy trail. From that point it was practically vertical switchbacks
    UNTIL you hit the drops. You're right, Jerome. There were three table-top
    drops that were pointing downwards. The first one was actually the tail end of
    steep initial drop hanging right and then left to a G-out. I cleaned that
    section but I had to scout it before doing it... by the time I was on the tail
    end, I closed my eyes for a fraction of a second thinking disaster was going to
    ensue but trusting my momentum, I made it down and up. I was ecstatic!

    Thinking that I conquered XXX, I rode down a bit more until I got to the second
    drop... a more sinister table top that requires you to clear a section, land
    clean on a cambered landing and then up. After pondering and assessing my
    skills (and luck at that point), I decided to cash out. So off the bike I go
    and walked this section down. I got to the little bunny hills hoping that would
    have been the end of it, and then hit a fork on the trail. I stayed left and
    was greeted by an even bigger table top drop (the last one). So I turned the
    bike around and headed back to the other trail, which brought you back to the
    cemented section.

    After a phone call from another friend who just did this trail the day before, I
    finally found Boy Scout. Having seen their videos and one of my more
    aerobatically skilled buddies eat the first jump on BS, I was a bit reluctant to
    do it. But after riding around the trail and choosing the adequate lines, I
    headed back to the top of Boy Scout and took the plunge. I got to the ramp at
    mid-speed and sort of bunny-hopped it at the top so I land on two wheels. That
    did the trick and I was on my way down the trail upright! I let out a primal
    scream that echoed through the forest after that jump and jammed the way down.
    As I exited Boy Scout, I almost hit an outgoing car because I was so focused on
    my line. And just like that, it was over.

    Definitely worth going back... over and over until I clean the entire trail...
    and that might take a while.
  • 03-03-2011
    bing!
    Santa Monica CA, kamusta kayong lahat!

  • 03-03-2011
    ron m.
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by bing!
    Santa Monica CA, kamusta kayong lahat!

    I didn't see that trail in Santa Monica... =(

    I took my bike out and rode around the beach area (all the way down to Marina del Rey?). Someone said try the California Incline and when I went there, I was like, "What?"

    Haha!
  • 03-12-2011
    flipnidaho
    Playing around with different GoPro mounting options...




  • 03-13-2011
    ron m.
  • 03-15-2011
    OLDSKOOLWAGON
  • 03-15-2011
    flipnidaho
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by OLDSKOOLWAGON

    Sweet run!
  • 03-16-2011
    Spidey-Lag
    Recent Rides
    Just outside Metro Manila, Philippines

    Couple of Vids of some Singletrack in Maarat and the first vid is taken at Camp Agiunaldo.

    Contour HD for the first vid and Go Pro for the rest of them







  • 03-16-2011
    flipnidaho
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by Spidey-Lag
    Just outside Metro Manila, Philippines

    Couple of Vids of some Singletrack in Maarat and the first vid is taken at Camp Agiunaldo.

    Contour HD for the first vid and Go Pro for the rest of them








    Nice JM!
    I'll be home in November dude... Let's ride!
  • 03-16-2011
    Spidey-Lag
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by flipnidaho
    Nice JM!
    I'll be home in November dude... Let's ride!


    I'll be in town when you're home this time, Gar. Yes let's ride!!
  • 03-16-2011
    OLDSKOOLWAGON
  • 03-17-2011
    mmanuel09
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    Mike here in Concord CA. I've only been to the PI when I was 10 years old. I want to go back some time. Actually just sold my specialized epic to a family member and shipped it back there last November. Its cool to pics of my bike rolling around there so far far away.

    Love the pics FlipnIdaho....
  • 03-29-2011
    mikkosan
    My friends and I drove over to Bataan last Saturday to try the Bataan Killer Loop.

    Here's a short video:



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    Still dreaming of trying out the trails over there!
  • 03-29-2011
    ron m.
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by mmanuel09
    Mike here in Concord CA. I've only been to the PI when I was 10 years old. I want to go back some time. Actually just sold my specialized epic to a family member and shipped it back there last November. Its cool to pics of my bike rolling around there so far far away.

    Love the pics FlipnIdaho....

    Hey Mike... I work in Concord, and once things dry up, we'll resume our after work bike rides up Mitchel Canyon (probably starting from Shell Ridge). It's usually Tuesdays or Wednesdays... let me know if you're interested.

    We also have a good group of guys who ride Tuesday nights (Endless Cycle-Castro Valley sponsored), Thursday Night Lake Chabot rides, and then more gravity-specific rides on Sunday (P-town seems to be the new favorite, used to be Demo).