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    Steep gravel road decent on Hybrid. ( short video )

    I just took this little video clip today, tried yesterday at full speed but could not get the effect
    of just how rough and steep it was. My daughter is going along beside me filming, I;m going
    as slow as possible without skidding, sorry for the noise, I know it is hard to understand me.
    This is whats so cool about Hybrids, you would not want to try this on a Road Bike..I will
    attach the full speed version from yesterday, so you can see how well they can handle it.
    Hope you enjoy. Richard

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    Not bad, I've just got back from a short ride and had a similar gravel descent, slightly rockier than that one, but not by much and probably a bit shallower. I was quite happy keeping myself to about 16mph down that one, not quite got the feel for the new bike yet, but I know I used to take the same path faster on old bikes, including a BMX in my younger days.

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    This is the full speed version from yesterday.

    Quote Originally Posted by xoxoxoxoLive View Post
    I just took this little video clip today, tried yesterday at full speed but could not get the effect
    of just how rough and steep it was. My daughter is going along beside me filming, I;m going
    as slow as possible without skidding, sorry for the noise, I know it is hard to understand me.
    This is whats so cool about Hybrids, you would not want to try this on a Road Bike..I will
    attach the full speed version from yesterday, so you can see how well they can handle it.
    Hope you enjoy. Richard
    Not really sure how fast I was going once I hit the real down hill section, wanted to look
    at the speedometer, but needed all my concentration on the bumps and rocks, did look
    when I got the bottom and had slowed down some 12MPH. You got to love Hybrids !

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    Haha, love the end of that video "Yeah, awesome".

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    You can not see it.

    Quote Originally Posted by Amheirchion View Post
    Haha, love the end of that video "Yeah, awesome".
    You could not see it in the video, but I did a huge power slide at the end, that was what
    she was referring to......

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