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    What do you love about drops?

    I will tell you what I love. The sound. The hum of my tires rolling along the ground right before a drop, then the quiet, then the landing. I really dig the sound of the tires leaving the ground, call it poetic, but it was some good riding last night.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bush_belay
    I will tell you what I love. The sound. The hum of my tires rolling along the ground right before a drop, then the quiet, then the landing. I really dig the sound of the tires leaving the ground, call it poetic, but it was some good riding last night.

    sam whith jumps. love the silence

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    Their sense of humour...

    ...as they stand there laughing at me when I'm picking myself up off the lower ground!

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    The feeling of invincibility after going bigger then ever before, o and almost shitting your pants when ur about to hit it.

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    "right when your wheels leave the ground, you know if your going to sink or swim"

    if your gunnu swim, it feels so good. then feeling the nice tranny when you land


    but if your gunnu sink, its one of the scariest feelings, cause you know your going down. especially going over the bars

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    the accomplishment
    the trick is ENJOYING YOUR LIFE EACH DAY, don't waste them away wishing for better days

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    theres nothin i love more than a hard landing
    don't do anything else but ride bicycles..I'm a very complex individual

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    Quote Originally Posted by azonicrider188c
    i like flying though the air
    very good derek, you geta sticker for today

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    Quote Originally Posted by azonicrider188c
    boy u got nothing
    you said that about 248349058 times today on the furmsss

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    The fact that you don't realize how much speed you've picked up by falling until you hit the ground again; especially when there's a tranny involved...

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    Good point on the speed thing. When you hit a big drop to tranny it feels like you're just hanging there in the air and then suddenly you're going 50mph.

    By the way, who is that smoking hot dame in your avatar?

    Edit: Ahh Racheal Bilson, I see now that I clicked on it.

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    the feeling of "oooo crap what did i get myself into" right before you take off and then "i am a god" when you land
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    Drops

    I love :
    The feeling that I've done something only a choice few can understand and appreciate.

    The smoothness, the flow, when everything is right, the ride is just perfect and I'm hitting everything I planned to.

    The wind sound through the helmet.
    I guess it sounds corny but it's all true.
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    Recovery

    After smashing my face into the ground from heading over the bars, picking myself up, shaking out the cobwebs, checking the stinky for damage, limping home in the saddle, then two weeks of aching recovery. Not the greatest of feelings, but motivation to land it right next time.

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    How cool I am when im the only one of my buds that can do it....

    I like the scariness factor.... fcck it and huck it, thats the best about drops/ jumps, becuase while you are running in; the ajrenalin* is pumping
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    Didn't you read the sticker on that shock? It said not to do whatever you did.

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    When the 1st time you do something and your shaking and your heart is pounding, and if you land it you fell really good
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    The feeling, before you hit it, that you are absolutely mental for even attempting this, you don't have the skill, you are going to die, then you land it. then you ride away. Then you are a different person.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lickqid
    The feeling, before you hit it, that you are absolutely mental for even attempting this, you don't have the skill, you are going to die, then you land it. then you ride away. Then you are a different person.
    Thats what im talking about, and if you crash it was so scary it doesnt hurt...... love it
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    Didn't you read the sticker on that shock? It said not to do whatever you did.

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    Quote Originally Posted by j_a_k_e_69@hotmail.com
    Thats what im talking about, and if you crash it was so scary it doesnt hurt...... love it
    Yea, I love realizing that I'm hurt half an hour later. Ther greatest feeling. Then theres also the fact that I seem to say the funniest things right before I pedal in, may just be me though, or the adrenaline intoxicated mental state...
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    i like the part where i'm flying thru the air wondering if my bar is going to snap......


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    Quote Originally Posted by .WestCoastHucker.
    i like the part where i'm flying thru the air wondering if my bar is going to snap......
    like you really hesitate thinking that poseur
    the trick is ENJOYING YOUR LIFE EACH DAY, don't waste them away wishing for better days

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    Just that split second where nothing else matters... (assuming you're going to make it that is...)
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    I love the way you laugh at your stupid a$$ for going over the bars then the scream like a little baby as you try to get back up and realize your arms broken and isnt going to be any use picking you back up. Thats just super-duper

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    the feeling of free falling. but it puzzles me how any of you acomplish anything with such negative mind sets...
    Quote Originally Posted by Bob
    everybody was dressed nice...I had shorts, Rogue T-shirt and sandles

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    I love the satisfaction and pride you get when you finally get the balls to do something you knew you could do but were too scared to try. There are so many stunts I genuinely believe I can do but that 1% of doubt holds me back. I love it when I can confirm what I've been telling myself and my buddies. I guess it's that superstar feeling that few would understand. That and the adrenaline rush...

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    Yes! All these things.

    The silence.

    The fear/adrenaline rush that are two sides to the same coin... it's that feeling in the pit of your stomach that tells you, you're about to do something that is completely contrary to self-preservation, and an unseen hand touches your shoulder telling you to step way from the edge. You ignore this, confident that your skill and nerve will overcome the degree of difficulty, and that fear and hesitation are your worst enemies.

    It's as if there's a line somewhere that you cross, when the fear adrenaline turns to rush adreanline. Perhaps it's when you know you've done it, and you've conquered that fear. That rush and sense of triumph can't be bought at any price.

    -sunny

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