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    Tennessee - Windrock DH runs

    Anybody interested in doing some shuttle runs at Windrock? There are several riders who meet and ride there on Sundays but I am just throwing this out to see if anyone on here wants to ride. We are riding the 10th and 17th. 10am - till we are tired

    I will suggest pads and fullface helmet and 2-ply tires, although I have seen people riding there with normal XC stuff and XC bikes.

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    Anybody - anybody....

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    How can it get any better than this?????

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    we are moving up to the asheville area soon, and I will be up for windrock trips. Never been, even when we lived up there for three years in 2005-2008, but always wanted to as I figured it would fit my freeride style.

    it looks like the stuff in the vid isnt too big to scare you off, but plenty big enough to be a blast.
    keep posting up when you guys go out there, and I'm sure the crowd will grow over time
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    Quote Originally Posted by mattbatson View Post
    we are moving up to the asheville area soon, and I will be up for windrock trips. Never been, even when we lived up there for three years in 2005-2008, but always wanted to as I figured it would fit my freeride style.

    it looks like the stuff in the vid isnt too big to scare you off, but plenty big enough to be a blast.
    keep posting up when you guys go out there, and I'm sure the crowd will grow over time
    It took me several trips to WR in order to ride most of the features. I do think alot of people get scared off before they even go. I have seen lots of riders walk all the sections that looked sketchy to them and then ride the rest and have a great time, I think riders think they have to have a certain skill level to ride there. To ride it all - hitting all gaps and drops and rock hucks at a descent speed would = a very experienced/highly skilled rider, there are still sections I walk or ride around, but I am gonna go and ride and have a great time.
    We are going tomorrow as posted and we'll post some video later next week
    Just let me know when you get moved in and we'll ride!
    There are 3 groups-that I know of from the Asheville area that rides at WR and I have met the other two a few times but I'm not in their loop for when they are going. My group is usually only one or two regulars with several part timers who may go. 7 seems to be the maximum # of riders and 3 being the lowest to make a shuttle work.We usually meet a couple of locals there when we go.

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    what? you can ride at windrock? are we talking like the atv park? im like 20 miles from there. but i never have been Mountain biking. do you guys know wear the trails that are up by Norris dam are? idk what they call them iím 5 min from them tho. and would like to find someone close to go with my first time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TACO721 View Post
    what? you can ride at windrock? are we talking like the atv park? im like 20 miles from there. but i never have been Mountain biking. do you guys know wear the trails that are up by Norris dam are? idk what they call them iím 5 min from them tho. and would like to find someone close to go with my first time.
    Nice bump from July There is 6 or 7 miles of rough XC trails at Windrock but alot more DH trails. The DH trails are separate from the ATV trails. Funny you should ask about this-this time of year, next weekend (15th & 16th) there is a fall festival happening at WR for the DH bike riders, probably 40+ riders both days and shuttles running all day.The best time to come out and learn the trails.

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    why thank you. cool. i may see about coming one day. but what all would i need as like gear? i have stuff i used when i raced dirt bikes. and how hard would the trails be

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    Fall Fest!!! Can't wait. I haven't been since FF last year, so stoked.

    @Taco the trails at Windrock are some of the most challenging in the east. Definitely not for beginners or the faint of heart. Tons of fun though... I agree with Moto, next weekend is a good time to go. Its the only time shuttles are provided (for a small $ donation) and there's gonna be plenty of people to show you around.
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    I wish I could make the Fall Festival, there are quite a few sections of trail and features I think I could hit with some more ride time there. That place is out of control fun, super techy.
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    at jay. yeah i donít think i will go. looks sick but maybe to much my first time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TACO721 View Post
    at jay. yeah i donít think i will go. looks sick but maybe to much my first time.
    No, just do what you think you can and pass the rest up. WR was where I was introduced to DH almost a year ago.

    I can't wait for Fall Fest this weekend!

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    mmmm. did not think about that. may see if i can make it. but i think iím having a bonfire/party saturday night. and if i do i hope i donít get hurt like last time. i had fireworks go off on my hand. lol and ran in to a swing. lol donít ask why i ran in to a swing because i donít remember running in to it. just was told and i had blood on my arm the next day.....

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    Bump cause I'll be on the road to Fall Fest in less than 24 hrs... can't wait!
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    Quote Originally Posted by jayjudy13 View Post
    Bump cause I'll be on the road to Fall Fest in less than 24 hrs... can't wait!
    Yeah looks like just enough rain to make some magic dirt....what little dirt there is!
    What U riding Jayjudy?

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    Quote Originally Posted by motobutane View Post
    Yeah looks like just enough rain to make some magic dirt....what little dirt there is!
    What U riding Jayjudy?
    Yeah man... just hearing the weather report alone is getting me pumped. I ride a blue Transition Dirtbag... You?
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    Holy crap, am I glad I checked this forum today. I was just talking to one of my buddies today about hitting Windrock in the next couple of weeks. We may be out there this weekend. I'll either be on a black IH Sunday, or a brown Banshee Chap. He will be on a red Demo 9. If we end up going, see if you guys can find us.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jayjudy13 View Post
    Yeah man... just hearing the weather report alone is getting me pumped. I ride a blue Transition Dirtbag... You?
    Blue Intense 951......except traded my Deemax's for Blue I-9's
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    I wish I lived in this area. I would never go to work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by motobutane View Post
    Blue Intense 951......except traded my Deemax's for Blue I-9's
    Yeah man, I took at peep at your user gallery, sick sled... i'm jealous. (I'm too lazy to post a pic of my bike today but there's lots of pic in my gallery.) You've got me trumped in the big bike department. But then again I only get to ride real DH three or four times a year so there's not much point in having a full on DH bike. One of these days I'll get the hell out of the flatlands for good and then it will be time to grow my stable. See ya Sat!
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    Moto isn't anything! Hahaha, j/k ( he taught me all I know dh wise) I am excited for the riding this weekend, I will be out on a 2011 Demo 8 in red and black with mismatched front a rear wheels.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Carraig042 View Post
    Moto isn't anything! Hahaha, j/k ( he taught me all I know dh wise) I am excited for the riding this weekend, I will be out on a 2011 Demo 8 in red and black with mismatched front a rear wheels.

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    I ain't scared!

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    Question; How would Holy Rollers fare on the trails out there? Trying to figure out if I would need to buy a new set of rubber for my Banshee, since I really want to take it out.

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