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Old 12-17-09, 09:50 AM   #1
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Post work ride: Mt. Falcon

Had a great time yesterday, found out how much of a climb this trail really is WOW!!! I didn't have time to completely summit but I still had fun. I have plans to return shortly to make it to the top. Blew a flat on my front tire on the way down, bummer! Conditions varied, most of the trail was hard packed snow, there was some mud, some tacky and some dry spots.

















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How freakin awesome it must be to live in a place like that and to be able to make those rides.... Thanks for sharing the details and the pictures!
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That's awesome. I live in your neck of the woods but just started mountain biking this year. I find it quite hard, I'm not good at technical stuff and crashing all the time. I wish I were good enough to enjoy this stuff though without fear of hurting myself.
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How freakin awesome it must be to live in a place like that and to be able to make those rides.... Thanks for sharing the details and the pictures!
I do feel lucky, you won't hear me argue that!

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That's awesome. I live in your neck of the woods but just started mountain biking this year. I find it quite hard, I'm not good at technical stuff and crashing all the time. I wish I were good enough to enjoy this stuff though without fear of hurting myself.
I am always looking for others to ride with. Castle Rock has some nice trails that are not technical if you wanna hear that way!
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Took the words right out of my mouth!!! Thanks for posting!
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I don't deal with snow here but wouldn't you slide all the way down the mtn if it were hardpacked?..I just about slide down some of the hills here on hardpacked stuff with the small rocks.
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Very nice, thank you for sharring these pics. If you don't mind me asking, in this one here ^^^, just what sort of voodoo are you using to keep the bike from falling over?
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very nice, thank you for sharring these pics. If you don't mind me asking, in this one here ^^^, just what sort of voodoo are you using to keep the bike from falling over?
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I don't deal with snow here but wouldn't you slide all the way down the mtn if it were hardpacked?..I just about slide down some of the hills here on hardpacked stuff with the small rocks.
LOL, it actually made it a smoother trail. If you are ever out this way in winter time I will take you on a ride and that will explain any confusion!


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LMAO!!! It's leaning uphill, resting on the toe clip and the chain tension is keeping the crank in place!
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I will take you on a ride and that will explain any confusion!
Were talking bikes here, right? Otherwise, that would take a few days!
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Were talking bikes here, right? Otherwise, that would take a few days!
LMAO!!! Yep, just bikes. I am gonna have to talk to your better half about you.........
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