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Old 06-26-12, 10:14 PM   #1
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OT -- We Got Distracted

Over Father's Day weekend c_gallagh completed a bucket-list item and flew his hang glider in Yosemite. See the video and enjoy the vicarious thrill.

No bikes were harmed in the making of this video.
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Old 06-27-12, 01:50 PM   #2
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Wow! Just gliding along - it looks so peaceful, (well, except the jumping off a cliff part) I love the shadow of the glider on the cliffs.

I was up at the New England Mountain Bike Association's Mountain Biking Festival at the Kingdom Trails in East Burke VT this past weekend and there was a para-glider flying around over the top of Burke Mt. He was up there for hours, circling and swooping, it looked like so much fun.
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That was AWESOME! I'd be petrified,but it was fun to watch!
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