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Old 06-18-05, 02:33 PM   #1
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Definition...SMOOOOOTH

I know some of you have seen this but for those that have not, here is an example of what style and form looks like when perfected.

Lopes in Austria

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Old 06-18-05, 02:52 PM   #2
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That step down to double looks like it might be kinda tricky. Also he about lost it there the first time on that last table top but saved it.
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Old 06-18-05, 02:53 PM   #3
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I love watching pros rail corners and hit perfect berms
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damn.
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Looked sweet..We dont have anything like that even possible around here..
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I wish I could do that.
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Cool track, I'd love to ride that. No way I'd look as good doing it though.
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That should answer the question of "do I need a full suspension bike for freeride?"

Nice, nice save on the last jump there, damn near went over the bars.
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That should answer the question of "do I need a full suspension bike for freeride?"

Nice, nice save on the last jump there, damn near went over the bars.
Actually he is on a bike built for 4x racing. He uses a different bike for dh or freeride but then again, his freeriding consists of terrain that requires long travle so that little 4x bike would not stand a chance

Watching him ride just gives me something to aspire to. No matter what terrain he is on he always looks smooth. A friend of mine (who races semi-pro and is fast) road with him a few times and after the ride was compleatly exhausted and Lopes was not even breaking a sweat. Top pros are just incredible on a bike. I would be to if all I did was ride every day and had a sweet track in my backyard

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Isn't lopes the one that explodes from the gate. I remember reading articles on his train regime for his legs. The most explosive exist in the game, as it were.
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I could do that if I wanted too
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He looks super explosive! His front comes up out of the berm while pedalling and he is already flying!
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wow

I wish i could do that..then again on my hardtail i might die but it would be crazy fun to try that on a hardtail. Hes super smooth though, i love flow like that, i always try to do it, then end up killing the flow by mangling myself on a tree or something. lol

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