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    Trying a massive step up on a 140mm bike

    Whilst out in Spain on a recent DH holiday, one of us had eye'd up a gap built by Josh Bryceland and on his second run down - decided, at the last minute, to go for it...

    Jonnie Jump on Vimeo

    Filmed on a couple of GoPro HDs (side of helmet and on a seatpost facing backwards), unfortunately we didnt have a camera on his bike - next time perhaps
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    Nice.
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    New question here.

    So how's the rider and bike? Looks like it saw he was coming up way short and bailed, but the bike took it full on frontal. Any damage to the fork or HT? Rental or your own bikes?
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    The rider and bike escaped unhurt - it was his own yeti.

    He came in at the wrong angle - as it was a last minute decision, ideally he would have taken the line that they guy with the helmet camera was on. As it was, he went to far to the right off the jump and missed the landing (which is in the spot of sunlight) and went too far. I think he wasnt going quick enough to have made the correct line anyway - and i suspect that would have been a worse crash.

    He's got a DH bike now and we are planning to go out there again next year. So hopefully he'll make it this time - either way, we'll have it on video again!

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    Yeah, I'd say, look to be about 4 bike lengths at least and he def didn't look like he had close to enough speed. Glad he and the bike survived.
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    The rider and bike escaped unhurt - it was his own yeti.

    He came in at the wrong angle - as it was a last minute decision, ideally he would have taken the line that they guy with the helmet camera was on. As it was, he went to far to the right off the jump and missed the landing (which is in the spot of sunlight) and went too far. I think he wasnt going quick enough to have made the correct line anyway - and i suspect that would have been a worse crash.

    He's got a DH bike now and we are planning to go out there again next year. So hopefully he'll make it this time - either way, we'll have it on video again!
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    Glad he decided to bail, that could have been very ugly.

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    love it! nice ballz
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    respect for trying,

    i went with switchbacks earlier this year.

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