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Old 06-25-07, 07:59 AM   #1
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Just got my first real mountain bike!

Hello, my name is Marko. I just got a K2 Attack 1.0SE! I am starting out with real mountain biking, though the closest thing to mountain biking around here is some offroad stuff near a construction site
I go on some trails, a mix of gravel/paved/dirt , some small [2-4Ft] jumps, and sometimes on roads. Roads are boring though. I bike for about 2 hours each day.

I would like to get Marzocchi forks for my bike, because mine are too small.

I hope to have fun sharing my biking stories with you, and have fun!

I'm off to biking now!
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Old 06-25-07, 08:21 AM   #2
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Hello Marko--good choice for your first real mountain bike. Here's a link to some "urban" mountain biking!

http://away.com/features/urban_mount...g_guide_5.html

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Old 06-25-07, 08:52 AM   #3
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Thanks! I live in Canada though, and only get real MTB in Mount Tremblant or Blue Mountain in the summer.
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I figured you lived in Canada what with having a K2, but it's a fun concept for MTBing where one would least expect to find it.

At least you've got some local gravel/dirt trails. How long does it take you to get to Mount Tremblant and Blue Mountain?

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I live near Waterloo [where the great university is] and blue mountain is around a 3-4 hour drive from here. Tremblant is around 6 hours. Today, I'm going to go find some new places to bike!

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I live near Waterloo [where the great university is] and blue mountain is around a 3-4 hour drive from here. Tremblant is around 6 hours. Today, I'm going to go find some new places to bike!

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Excellent! Remember, photos are fun to share!

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Old 06-25-07, 03:41 PM   #7
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I'm so tired I went downtown and got lost for a long time.
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Then you must have had fun?

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Yes, but I need to know how to read a map better!
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Yes, but I need to know how to read a map better!


It's a good skill to have.

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A really good skill to have, especially when I don't have enough money for a GPS.
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