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    Some SoCal Ride Stoke -- [o] Heavy

    Well this weekend we finally got to hit a place that's been on the list for quite a while now. Myself, Iceman69 from LA and MrBlinn from up north met up with a guy I'm sure some of the homers are familiar with for some chunk, air-time, carnage and goodtimes...

    After a 6+ mi climb up we rested a bit and got our bearings. Once we were ready to get our descend on we literally jump right into some hairy stuff, no warm up get your legs back, etc (although mellow compared to what was ahead).
    Some sessioning on the BIG roller...
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    On to the wall and some chunk...
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    cont...

    On to the tricky spine roller...
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    There's a safer but much more technical option up high too...
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    How about this number, the photo does it no justice, fully exposed on a few inches of bladed granite, transitioning to a ladder with a small drop...
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    Technical setup for a drop sequence...
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    Dayum this was fun.... stay tuned...

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    Killer drop here. Nice flowy transition up and off to a beautiful tranny...
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    Tires really started to get some air under'em now...
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    Cont...

    Another nice sequence of features...
    Off the spine...
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    To the corndog...
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    My turn...
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    Things got much bigger...
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    Triple-By-Pass...
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    Cont...

    More TBP... which after much contemplation I by-passed...
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    911 Roller, this one is tricky, think switchback into a near vert roller...
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    Awesome riding stoke, thanks for that, looks like you boys had some fun

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    wow, great. thanks.

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    Some other noteworthy pics...

    The iceman off the spine...
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    Corndog drop...
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    Don't get too comfy out there - this trail will bite you...
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    Up the ladder...
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    Homers in disstress...
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    Nice launch over a boulder...
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    The trail is a work of art, perfect trannys, etc, quality built with love.

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    this is it... i'm sick of posting...

    Cool step up. I have a feeling this one will be getting a new lip soon!
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    Big thx to that guy for the tour! Really

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    Awesome.

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    Wow, makes me really miss riding out that direction. Thanks for the stoke!

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    Really impressive riding and pictures. Too much for me but nice to see.

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    Great pics and riding! Haven't been down there recently, looks like a lot of new stuff.
    nothing witty here...

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    Nice work...looks like a bunch of fun!
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    THANKS! (again) For more stoke!
    life is steeper than it looks

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    Good day gentleman. Great tour guide and good company. Looking forward to the encore in a couple of weeks...

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    Excellent session. Tell Aqua I miss him dearly on the Turner board.
    Team Sanchez; "Always hittin the upper lip"

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    Quote Originally Posted by tiSS'er
    Nice work...looks like a bunch of fun!
    Thx. The boocrew would dig this place.

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    Excellent pics and riding. Thanks for sharing.

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    wow nice pics/riding skills!!!!!!
    Is the Revelation stiff enough for that!? I have a Vanilla 32 15mm and was wondering about the revelation but its supposed to be around 1/2 pound lighter!!!?? so how stiff could it be?
    Very Very nice.... wish we would have those trails around here

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    I saw that you went from a Pike to the Revelation.... could you elaborate? stiffness, ride quality, etc?
    Thanks man!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BBW
    I saw that you went from a Pike to the Revelation.... could you elaborate? stiffness, ride quality, etc?
    Thanks man!
    The Rev seems just stiff enough for my 150lb frame. If I rode the terrain featured above more often I would have a bigger fork tho. Besides a little weight and a trivial 10mm the difference between my Pike and Revelation is the new PUSH tune. I could make my Pike function like the Rev if I sent it in for the latest and greatest PUSH treatment. I really really like the tune (I'm sure I've written about it on this board) I don't think I bottomed the fork hard once. The shot where I washed out after the corndog drop (by the time you hit tranny it's easily 6'+) may have had something do with fork flex Yeah, that's it, forks fault. Hope that helps.

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    you know how to enjoy the ride!! thanks for sharing.

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    Thanks man!!
    PS: now I'm going to watch those pics again :-)

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    Ok, a couple more hot off the press...

    Iceman nailing the 911 Roll - impressive...
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    Who says DW Spots can't fly?

    Great riding and photos! Nice work!

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    Great shots! Thanks for reminding me that I'm one of those Turner riders that has expensive bikes and limited skills.

    Do you have to get permission from Aqua to shoot pictures on the 911 roller? I thought there were rules about these things.

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    More and more evidence that I can't blame the bike when I bypass the "scary" stuff. Sigh. Ah well. Better to wimp out then to try to explain to my beautiful bride why I need another jumbo pack of Tegaderm.

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    Awesome pics - thanks for the stoke!

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2TurnersNotEnough
    Do you have to get permission from Aqua to shoot pictures on the 911 roller? I thought there were rules about these things.
    I think I violated our signed NDA and various trademark and copyright laws. Damn fine print

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    very nice!

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    This place?

    {Principal Skinner} Hmm. Whoever did this is in very deep trouble.
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    Awesome!
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    Love the aerial shots you got!

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    nice
    pics....and riding
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    Very nice!

    Thanks

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    Awesome shots. That was the first place I took my dad's rfx to make sure all the bolts were tightened after I built it up. Good times.

    Makes me miss that area.

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    That chunk looks so awesome. Great job on the pictures... Any hints on what trail this is. I am in AZ and hope to get out to socal this summer. I understand if you want to keep us desert rats off the trail but would love to hook up with someone for some chunky riding.

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    sick riding shot's...

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