Helmet Cam from the Hudson Valley NY- Mtbr.com
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  1. #1
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    Helmet Cam from the Hudson Valley NY

    At the end of a decent ride we almost packed it up at the parking lot, but I rallyed them on for another 20 minutes to ride this twisty loop trail called Mercury Trail at the Taconic-Hereford MUA aka the 909.

    It's a good warm up or cool down loop, not many technical features(one big roller), but plenty of twists and turns.

    A trail runners marathon was being held there the same day and this was the only time we came across runners and a few other bikers, normallly you don't see many people out during a ride.

    Everyone was polite and friendly, just many different people out there doing their thing and having a good time.
    A odd moment was when a shirtless runner with Band-Aids covering his nipples asked if we had any Glide or Vaseline......
    I felt bad for the guy, but it was a funny moment.

    This is the whole trail with very few edits.
    I'm trying to film each trail for when the wintertime blues come around next December.

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    Shot on a Go Pro Hero wide and then Youtube compressed and cut down the resolution.

    here's the link if you want to look at it and hit the HD button for better quality.

  2. #2
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    Jun 2006
    Looks like a great trail. I'm down in the Buffalo area and wish our trials were that dry! It's raining right now come come to think of it. Oy!
    Ever been to Mountain Bike Tales Digital Magazine? Now if only the print rags would catch on!

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