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Old 10-28-06, 09:17 PM   #1
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The photo challenge thread.

Ok, since there seems to be a lot of talented photographers on here, I thought another thread couldn't hurt. But I want to make it more about bikes. So here's my idea:

Each morning, someone posts a bike related subject. We'll have 48 hours to post an image fitting the topic. It can either be one you shot during that time, or one you already shot, but it has to be your own image. After the 48 hours, we're on to another subject.

Sound like fun? First person to post here can pick the inaugural subject.
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Old 10-28-06, 09:20 PM   #2
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OK, inaugural Challenge is........

Getting big air on a bike!

Should be enough air to make the jaw drop!
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winnah, sorry about my crap digi cam, makes me look like a stick figure as I jump the worm from Tremors
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Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.
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Tom, Tom, Tom,
I'm old enough now that big air means big hospital bill.
I don't have any pics of Velo air, but it still took wheels and his own steam to do this:

Maybe it'll do as an example

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Old 10-28-06, 09:51 PM   #5
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Well, it's not jaw-dropping, but it's a start...

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winnah, sorry about my crap digi cam, makes me look like a stick figure as I jump the worm from Tremors
Looks more like an Arrakeen Sandworm....be careful of Melange addiction!
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Looks more like an Arrakeen Sandworm....be careful of Melange addiction!
Told you it was a bad camera, makes Tremor worms look like Arrakeen Sandworms. Made what appeared to be a Klingon warship hovering over my house look like a 72 Pacer last week. I really need a new camera.
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Old 10-29-06, 12:16 PM   #8
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Not an action shot, but a memory of a nice ride up Ellis Canyon:

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Tom, Tom, Tom,
I'm old enough now that big air means big hospital bill.
I don't have any pics of Velo air, but it still took wheels and his own steam to do this:

Maybe it'll do as an example

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A cheater's skateboard and possibly photoshop as well?
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A cheater's skateboard and possibly photoshop as well?
He did have straps on the board, and a small ramp. PS only on the color.

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He did have straps on the board, and a small ramp. PS only on the color.

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wt heck! ouch!
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Looks more like an Arrakeen Sandworm....be careful of Melange addiction!

Hey, that's "arrikis sandworm!" Wasn't Arrikeen a town surrounde by the Shield Wall mountains that kept the sandworms out?
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Hey, that's "arrikis sandworm!" Wasn't Arrikeen a town surrounde by the Shield Wall mountains that kept the sandworms out?
Man, I was too busy thinking "float, float like a butterfly" to really take a good look at the worm. All I know is it looked hungry and had bad breath. Did not notice any walls or anything and nothing really shows up in the picture, but you could be right.
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Hey, that's "arrikis sandworm!" Wasn't Arrikeen a town surrounde by the Shield Wall mountains that kept the sandworms out?
Arrakeen was the town, but Arrakeen can also refer to a native species of Arrakis.
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Not that recent of an image, but it fits the topic...
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Not that recent of an image, but it fits the topic...
What did you drop off of, the roof?
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What did you drop off of, the roof?
Haha... ah no. It kind of looks like it though.
To clarify, I am behind the lens, that is my friend Merritt and there is a small ramp behind the retaining wall.
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Haha... ah no. It kind of looks like it though.
To clarify, I am behind the lens, that is my friend Merritt and there is a small ramp behind the retaining wall.
AHHHH, now that I look, closer, I can see a bit of the ramp!
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Air!
Imagine the rush the guy still riding is getting. I mean if it was a pack of 15 guys, and suddenly one guyt goes doen and takes down 13 of the riders. Now this one dude is like "HOLY sugar honey ice tea" and then proceeds to realize he can win the stage


Dont worry I got the sugar honey ice tea thing from my history teacher.
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I meant the wheels.
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Air!
Now that is jaw dropping, and breaking.

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I'm thinking HD or Highrevs should get to pick the next topic.
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