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Old 10-09-08, 12:37 AM   #1
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Couple Clydes out riding (pics)

Nothing crazy, just a little park a short jaunt from my house!















all can be seen
http://s31.photobucket.com/albums/c3...ide%20OCT%208/
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Old 10-09-08, 12:55 AM   #2
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WHAT THE HECK!!! Bike park? Never seen anything like that around here!

Nice pix, looks like you're having fun!
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Old 10-09-08, 01:41 AM   #3
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So, did you make it over this rock? Looking at the angle (which does not compensate for momentum), it looks like success was questionable... you know, that whole "Center of Gravity" thing?

Nice pics!

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Wow, very cool spot. I'd be much more motivated to ride my MTB if there was something like that around here.

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Old 10-09-08, 02:16 AM   #5
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So, did you make it over this rock? Looking at the angle (which does not compensate for momentum), it looks like success was questionable... you know, that whole "Center of Gravity" thing?

Nice pics!


Oh yeah, I made it no problems!
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Old 10-09-08, 02:23 AM   #6
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Oh yeah, I made it no problems!
Good for you! What a gorgeous place to ride.
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Nice. That looks like Western Colorado, or Moab, UT area.
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Looks like a lotta fun.
Thanks for the pics.
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Looks like a lot of fun, and makes me want a MTN bike. I guess I can work on that by getting a third job. :-)
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Nice. That looks like Western Colorado, or Moab, UT area.

Yeah, sure doesn't look like NW Ohio.
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Is that a 16 paired spoke front wheel? For a Clyde... Doing 4' drops?

Looks like a hella fun park, though. Great pix!
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Old 10-09-08, 06:00 AM   #12
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Wow, awesome playground you have there.

My envy, let me show you it
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When I was into mountain bike racing in the early 90s, I always thought Hans Rey was really amazing with all the trials tricks he could do. That park looks like a basic trials course. Did your city/town actually build it?
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I think this entire thread was just to show off about catching all that air.

"Have you taken it off any sweet jumps?"
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+1 for big time jealous!

You suck! No one should have that as a local park

I can do those tricks too, but it usually ends like this

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It's actually in Colorado Springs, an hour south of Denver.
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Is that a 16 paired spoke front wheel? For a Clyde... Doing 4' drops?

Looks like a hella fun park, though. Great pix!

YUP!!! I had the matching back for a long time. It's crazy but that front rim has been one of the best rims I have ever had on that bike!
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When I was into mountain bike racing in the early 90s, I always thought Hans Rey was really amazing with all the trials tricks he could do. That park looks like a basic trials course. Did your city/town actually build it?

There is a bike club here, medicine wheel ( http://www.medwheel.org/ ) That built it with permission from the city.
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I think this entire thread was just to show off about catching all that air.

"Have you taken it off any sweet jumps?"

ROFLMAO!!!!
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NO he isn't, that is a good friend of mine!
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That is F'in awesome! Great to see clydes out tearing it up. Now me wants another MTB
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That looks like a lot of fun. I've never tried mountain biking before.
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I'd be in the hospital in two pieces if I tried that.
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I'd be in the hospital in two pieces if I tried that.
It depends on how old you are, if your under 25, you bounce,
If your between 25 and 39, you bounce, back.
If your 40 and over, you land with a thud, and break, something, arm, wrist, shoulder and collar bone are the most popular.....
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