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    Mountain Bike v/s Motorcycle downhill


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    Man that was cool and damn, Gee is fast!

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    not really surprising. the advantage of a motor is pretty much eliminated on a downhill course and you are essentialy left with a big cumbersome machine. on the other hand the bike is light and easier to flip around. not to mention gee is an animal.

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    Gee is FRICKIN' awesome, that was totally kick arse, man he is quick. I wish I could ride half that fast

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    Aww sick!
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    Looks like the motorcycle really lost time through the rocky areas where the much lighter bike just bounced through. Basic physics there, each rock deflecting the much heavier motorcycle and slowing it down where as the lighter bike was much more easily controlled by the rider and momentum was maintain. Similarly the motorcycle seemed to have a much harder time getting the power down through that rocky section. Had Gee bobbled there i think the outcome would have been much closer to a tie.

    Cool video however, thanks for sharing.
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    Knight lost by about 5 seconds, riding that course for the first time against a guy who's got every rock and kicker memorized.

    I'm astonished the bike did so well, but the times reflect one riders first run vs another riders best. Knight could probably shave 20 seconds off that time after a handful of runs. Also, the big thumper was a sad choice for that course. I'd think a little 2-stroke 200xc would've been quicker, even with David Knight's shrek sized frame on it.

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    Great riding!

    ...and on the race back up, Knight turns another 4:56.

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