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    It said "when helmets are an afterthought"

    I got an email with these images attached...

    All I said to myself was *wow*
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    Authorities speculate that speed may have been a factor. They are also holding gravity and inertia for questioning.

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    It's amazing what photoshop can do!

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    Why the hate?

    The photographer is credible... his link

    http://www.freezefocus.com/showcase.htm
    Authorities speculate that speed may have been a factor. They are also holding gravity and inertia for questioning.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Caffeine Powered
    Why the hate?

    The photographer is credible... his link

    http://www.freezefocus.com/showcase.htm
    These are not photoshop. It is Hans Rey in Ireland or Scotland, i can't remember. They have been posted about 10 times.

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    I think I've seen these in a magazine?
    Trust me, I'm lying.

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    Look at the last photo. Where do you think that back wheel of the front rider is going to go? Why do you think that the only biege colored rocks in the cliff are the ones the bikers are on? No hate here but anyone who has worked with photography know how easy it is to create this stuff. They could be real, but I don't think so.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IXLR8
    Look at the last photo. Where do you think that back wheel of the front rider is going to go? Why do you think that the only biege colored rocks in the cliff are the ones the bikers are on? No hate here but anyone who has worked with photography know how easy it is to create this stuff. They could be real, but I don't think so.
    No, not PS.

    Hans Rey is less likely to fall down on his bike than you are just standing there.

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    that's insane if they are real even if they are not it's making me start to sqeak b/c of the heights they are at

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    Hans Rey and Steve Peat to be exact.

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    Oh ye of little faith, here's some video evidence...

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    I take it back. Amazing stuff, sorry for not believing!

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    It's also on the GT website.

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    nuts.

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    Sorry... but that would be some painstaking photoshop work.. and I doubt anyone could get it that good. Steve Pete and Hans Ray are pretty damn crazy!
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    Those guy's could well be as good on a bike as I am walking , but I don't think I would even be walking on those cliffs... At least not jumping any thing or hoping on one foot. Mabye laying on my stomach peaking over the edg?

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    Right there with ya blackagness.
    Just thinking about it gives me the willies.

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    Those photos are already showing up in ads in magazines. The latest issue of Bike has them at the front of the issue.
    :wq

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    Quote Originally Posted by blackagness
    Those guy's could well be as good on a bike as I am walking , but I don't think I would even be walking on those cliffs... At least not jumping any thing or hoping on one foot. Mabye laying on my stomach peaking over the edg?
    Ha! You wouldn't find me crawling on hands and knees within 20 yards of those cliffs! That's the difference between Hans Rey and me. Well, one of the differences anyway .

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    I wonder what is inside their back packs? A parachute? Probably.
    Hats off to those two crazy mo'fos!

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    Thanks SteveUK I knew there was video footage of this. It's amazing and it's real. It's amazing just to ride it much less ride it on the back wheel only. Hans Rey rocks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drewdane
    Ha! You wouldn't find me crawling on hands and knees within 20 yards of those cliffs! That's the difference between Hans Rey and me. Well, one of the differences anyway .



    I guess I was just trying to be a badass....

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    The only way i would get anywhere near the edge of that cliff is if i was wearing a parachute. Those guys are crazy.
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    Yeah.. I had seen those pics before.. but they still amaze me... I feel the fear just by looking at those cliffs..

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    thanks for the link

    hope they got danger pay

    further evidence the bike follows your line of sight...
    don't look over the edge...easier said than done

    I'd be a gonna

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    You know what they say "where your eyes look your front tire followes". Wow it kinda takes away from absorbing all of that scenery.

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    Ah, thats nothing. I have been riding those cliffs on my fully rigid, single speed, 29er, fixie for years. You guys just have not talent tthese days.

    Really though, that is some crazy riding. Do you think they rode a 'trail' or was it a 200m segment just for the photo opt? I mean does that ledge go anyway? Either way it is pretty cool.
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