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    Photo Assignment: Desktop Background

    Ok guys, here is your task. What are your best desktop background photos? I'm looking for stuff that anyone who loves mountain biking can enjoy. It should be somewhat vague but also convey the spirit of mountain biking. I'm thinking nature, a gnarly section of singletrack, artistic riding shots. Here are my current ones. (iPhone 3GS)

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    So, let's fill up our work days in the office with some good art of what we would rather be doing!

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    My few current favs are.








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    It's getting to be the season for night rides in the AZ desert. I grabbed this shot with my iPhone a few weeks ago.


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    fatbike by mbeganyi, on Flickr

    fat bike on the beach

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    Some talented folks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DurtGurl View Post
    It's getting to be the season for night rides in the AZ desert. I grabbed this shot with my iPhone a few weeks ago
    Killer shot DurtGurl
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    Nice. The one of the green Niner made me dizzy.

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    I have a few iPhone & old Nikon point-n-shoot images I have in my screen saver folder:



    Blinglespeed ~y~ Sandias


    ABQ Trailhead Sunset


    ABQ Sunset Trail Ride


    My Trees


    Moonrise Trail Ride


    ABQ Monsoon (taken from the N. Foothills Trail on a ride one evening)



    A little lagniappe - where my bikes live:

    Backyard Winter


    Mi Casa
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    Zuni Mountains southeast of Gallup, NM...
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    Beautiful photos of a beautiful local.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MTBNate View Post
    I have a few iPhone & old Nikon point-n-shoot images I have in my screen saver folder:



    Blinglespeed ~y~ Sandias


    ABQ Trailhead Sunset


    ABQ Sunset Trail Ride


    My Trees


    Moonrise Trail Ride


    ABQ Monsoon (taken from the N. Foothills Trail on a ride one evening)



    A little lagniappe - where my bikes live:

    Backyard Winter


    Mi Casa
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    Those are awesome!

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    Rachel, Gee, and Dan (note the similarity in Gee and Dan's everything)
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    New ones (Michaux State Forest) May 17, 2012Photo Assignment: Desktop Background-imageuploadedbytapatalk1337344151.076272.jpg

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    Wow,
    that's outstanding idea regarding background photos,
    Well which camera is greatest for receiving these types of susceptible shoots?

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    This are pictures from few rides in my hometown Konavle (Croatia), this is PURE mediterranean, I hope you'll like it!



    This is city Dubrovnik in the distance!


    Crossing the river Ljuta in the fields.


    Beautifull view on the amazing Adriatic sea!




    Behind us is Adriatic sea, in the middle is Konavle fields and across is Snježnica mountain.


    River Ljuta


    Single track
    Ride to live, live to ride!!!

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    Here's mine
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    No moss...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kratos View Post
    This are pictures from few rides in my hometown Konavle (Croatia), this is PURE mediterranean, I hope you'll like it!



    This is city Dubrovnik in the distance!


    Crossing the river Ljuta in the fields.


    Beautifull view on the amazing Adriatic sea!




    Behind us is Adriatic sea, in the middle is Konavle fields and across is Snježnica mountain.


    River Ljuta


    Single track
    That's beautiful

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeffw-13 View Post
    Here's mine
    Great shot!

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    This one is not an action shot or anything, but I just love it. Often set it as my background:

    Here's the link, if someone wants a larger version:
    What a sky | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    And this one is my favorite summertime background - since it shows one of the best places to ride, and helps me forget the heat

    Link again, in case anyone wants a larger version: Sedona Snow | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
    Mountain bike with 15k miles, Road bike with 10k miles, breaking in my 29er by riding the entire AZ Trail

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    Single Track Dreaming
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    Here is a pic I snapped of a chickenhawk on my way to work. Thought I had snapped it when it was sitting down but I guess it took off right as a snapped it so got this amazing shot of it.

    Not easy to get these pics from a P&S from a vehicle as they tend to fly off if you stop by them.

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    I made this my background pic.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kratos View Post
    This are pictures from few rides in my hometown Konavle (Croatia), this is PURE mediterranean, I hope you'll like it!

    River Ljuta
    Nice picture but that river doesn't look angry at all.

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    Here's some Mojave Desert pics and a Gopher Snake pic:
    Last edited by Hawg; 07-31-2012 at 05:54 PM.

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    Snake one reminded me of one of mine from last year.


    Also oldie from a year ago since I pulled them out. PIZZA!

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    Here are some I use on a regular basis






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    This highly edited image is one of my favorite desktops...
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    My wife was using this one as a wallpaper for a while


    Sawtooth mountains, Idaho

    I suspect this one could work also


    Lake McDonald, Montana

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jernas View Post
    Nice picture but that river doesn't look angry at all.
    Don't worry, it's angry ii the spring area, but it's called Ljuta because it's very cold!

    You know Croatian or you are from Balkan area?
    Ride to live, live to ride!!!

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    Safe riding,

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    This is my current desktop - not really MTB but if you could haul your bike up Half Dome, this would probably be one of the most pucker-inducing descents ever.

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    "Get busy living, or get busy dying"

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    This was POD on pinkbike yesterday, and instantly became my desktop background.

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    this has been my desktop since may when i took this in PA


    Milky Way Panorama by togish1, on Flickr

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    My FJ

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    Quote Originally Posted by togish1 View Post
    this has been my desktop since may when i took this in PA


    Milky Way Panorama by togish1, on Flickr
    Spectacular!

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    Gooseberry Mesa Area



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    My rides backside


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    Some of my faves

    Gearhead shot

    Favorite Place

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    My phone wallpaper


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    Quote Originally Posted by friz View Post
    Lovely Layers. This is a fantastic shot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by webmstrk9 View Post
    My desktop:

    too much lycra for a mtb forum!
    I ride road as well; but dude you're on a MTB forum!

    I think I've posted this elsewhere in these forums; but, I really like this photo and it makes its way onto my desktop on a regular basis. Especially on my work computer...


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    “An adventure is misery and discomfort, relived in the safety of reminiscence.” Marco Polo

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    Quote Originally Posted by webmstrk9 View Post
    My phone wallpaper


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