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View Poll Results: Who is the "King" of mountain biking?

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  • John Tomac

    11 45.83%
  • Rishi Greywal

    0 0%
  • Ned Overend

    4 16.67%
  • Greg Herbold

    1 4.17%
  • Brian Lopes

    5 20.83%
  • John Stamstad

    3 12.50%
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    1. John Tomac

    2. Rishi Greywal

    3. Greg Herbold

    4. Brian Lopes

    5. Ned Overend

    6. John Stamstad

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    UH Without offending you......yes. Which rider are you referring to?

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    Well the best thing I can say is do a www. search on them. There is plenty of info on Stamstad at the Airborne web site. Tomac, Herbold, and Lopes should be easy to do it would get very long in explanation here.

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    Hunter...

    Aren't you being a bit Biased towards American Bikers???

    I'd say yes to both Tomac and Overend...but what about Thomas Frishnect, or Miguel Martinez, or Cadel Evans, or Steve Peat....???

    We're in a Global Community my man!!!! :dance:

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    What about the Queen of XC, Margarita Fullana and the Queen of Downhill, Anne-Caroline Chausson!!!
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    Originally posted by Rich
    Hunter...

    Aren't you being a bit Biased towards American Bikers???


    Rich :angel:

    Actually Rich no I am not! I never thought of Thomas. It is purely a opinion poll. I am sorry if this offends it was not intended to. Also considering the diversity of the above riders IMHO I would say they have an edge. You are correct I should have considered Thomas.

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    It's the fight in the man Rich's Avatar
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    Bad Hunter, bad Hunter...

    Now don't do it again!!!!

    hehe...you're right though, Tomac was/is the best ever!!!

    Rich
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    I think Ill have to say.. ME Im the best mountain biker.
    2oo1 Fisher Big Sur
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    Me neither!
    I am definitely NOT king of the mountain!
    Perhaps king of the potholes!
    Recumbents rock!

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    it must be B R I A N L O P E S !!!!

    the other guys are really important in the bike history and they've done a lot for the sport, but LOPES is the best rider !!!!!

    sorry for my bad english !!

    bye,
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    I'm going to say, "I'm the King of crashing", but my overall vote is Tomac, he ruled road, xc, downhill, slalom, don't forget BMX and he sometimes did 2 or 3 disciplines in the same day. Road race in the morning, a small snack, perhaps a XC race, then lunch, and then Downhill in the afternoon. He ruled, he was always smiling and was and is a great representative of our sport.

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    Hans Rey

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    Peat is nowhere near Tomac or Overend ...... Peaty is veeeeery new to the scene in comparison with stuff of legends plus he is highly overrated here in the UK. I would also suggest Nicolas Vouilloz Best DHer of all time.
    Where the skid marks stop...the tree begins....:D:D:D:D:D

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    Jesus...this is ridiculus. Theis thread is 2 years old. Romeo I am glad to see you posting but don't post in threads older than sin

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    what about tinker?
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    Many others, gone but not forgotten.

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    Cedric Gracia!
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    Okay, somebody start a two-year old thread about the Queen... and make sure there're choices for Chausson and FURTADO...oops, did I capitalize that?

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    Mael... i think we sould be able to post in any thread we want. If you dont like the fact that it's 2 years old, dont post on it.

    Dan

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    Originally posted by romeo_14_
    Mael... i think we sould be able to post in any thread we want. If you dont like the fact that it's 2 years old, dont post on it.

    Dan
    Well especially concerning a thread like this where so many new people have arrived on the scene, if you like this thread rebuild it with more options. 2 years changes a lot of opinions and perceptions. It would be like opening a 2 year old newspaper to get recent news.

    But whatever.

    BTW on a side note. I agree with you. Overall I would have to say hans is at the very least one of the top two or three 'overall' riders ever. Amazing rider.

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    Where is Cedric Gracia?
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