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Old 01-09-06, 12:56 AM   #1
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Fundamentals! The Mountain Bike Technique DVD!

The all-new Mountain Bike how-to video from the creators of the unparalled Earthed 2 video and word-renewed Dirt magazine.

Filmed all around the world. Fundamentals features inside info and unveils the secrets begind how the pros ride so fast, with expert advice and tips from the fastest riders on the planet including Steve Peat, Nathan Rennie, Greg Minnaar and Eric Carter among many others.

It will enable you to grasp and improve on the fundamentals of riding, be it on an aggressive XC loop, DH race track or anything in between.

Fundamentals also teaches you how to set up your bike to squeeze the best out of it, from suspension to breaks, gears cranks and more with the two of the finest mountain bike mechanics out there.

Back up with a killer soundtrack and footage from international races and the trails.

Fundamentals is for all mountain bike riders from beginner to expert. You will learn how to set up your bike perfectly and hone your riding skills to a fine art.

The must have mountain bike DVD.

This is a list of just a few thing Fundamentals teaches you.


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Mountain Bike Riding
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1. Manual Rolls
2. Bunny hops
3. Flat turns
4. Skids
5. Cornering and Cutties
6. Switchbacks
7. Pumping Rhythm
8. Direction Changes
9. Lin Choice in Corners
10. Cornering Styles
11. Downhill Jumping
12. Pumping Trails
13. Drop-offs
14. Pre-jumping
15. Line Choice at races
16. Hish speed turns
17. Roots
18. Berms
19. Gate Starts
20. Mud Tips
21. Riding fast over rocks

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Mountain Bike Setup
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1. Frame prep
2. Headset installation
3. Star nut installation
4. Bottom bracket installation
5. Crank fitting
6. Disc brake basics
7. Disc pad removal brake hose cutting
8. Hose into caliper installation
9. Bleeding brakes
10. Disc pad set-up
11. Fixing discs to hubs
12. Cassette removal
13. Fitting tyres
14. Space and shim for front disc
15. Disc straightening
16. Piston alignment
17. Rear hanger alignment
18. Rear mech setup
19. Chain length
20. Indexing
21. Looking after your bike

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Mountain Bike Suspention
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1. DH forks
2. DH Rear shocks
3. Air shocks
4. Rear sag set-up
5. Rear air shock rebound
6. Air fork sag set-up
7. Tips: Air Pumps
8. Spring rates
9. History lesson
10. Rock shox Hall of Shame
11. Tip: Up side down bike

And there is more...

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Old 01-09-06, 03:52 AM   #2
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that sounds great... lots of neat stuff to learn and grasp
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Old 01-09-06, 05:04 AM   #3
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Are you a VAS rep or something?
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Old 01-09-06, 05:54 AM   #4
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No. I just think the DVD is good.

Great for any MTB rider.

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Old 01-09-06, 06:37 AM   #5
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nice one man!
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Old 01-09-06, 02:24 PM   #6
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am im missing something or has this dvd been out for a while? it sounds exactly like the one i bought 6 months ago
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I've been wanting to get that DVD but I can't friggin' get myself to fork out 20 euros for a DVD.
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its worth it. I have had it for a while.
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Yes, Snoopz66. The DVD has been out for some time know.

Trying to find a borrowed copy of the DVD. But still can't find a copy.

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Old 01-09-06, 06:23 PM   #10
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Trying to find a borrowed copy of the DVD. But still can't find a copy.

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So have you actually seen the movie at this point?

Just wondering,
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So have you actually seen the movie at this point?

Just wondering,
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Judging by what I've seen from the poster - most likely NOT
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its worth it. I have had it for a while.
As resident expert on mountain bike DVDs ( ), would you agree with the review that Foxy and Alex pasted in that it's a must have, even for intermediate or advanced riders?
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Old 01-09-06, 06:54 PM   #13
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He hasn't seen it he copy/pasted the whole thing
http://www.videoxsports.com/fundamentals.html
is just one example
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No. I just think the DVD is good.

Great for any MTB rider.

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Trying to find a borrowed copy of the DVD. But still can't find a copy.

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Well, have you actually seen it for yourself? Can't go blabbering on how good it is if you haven't seen it yet...
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Well, have you actually seen it for yourself? Can't go blabbering on how good it is if you haven't seen it yet...
See my post above yours
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Sorry Gastro, no I have not.

I watched the trailer and thought other might not have herd of it.

Just trying to let other people know about the DVD, sorry.

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Sorry Gastro, no I have not.

I watched the trailer and thought other might not have herd of it.

Just trying to let other people know about the DVD, sorry.

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So for all you know the video is ****.
Do yourself a favor and stick to stuff you know about. There is no shame in being a newbie and learning, but being a poseur and spewing garbage about things you know nothing about will get you on the ****list toot sweet
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I hope people get a chance a watch the DVD.

I hope you enjoy it,
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i got it for christmas! woot. helps me out just fine.
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I hope people get a chance a watch the DVD.

I hope you enjoy it,
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You seriously can't be this obtuse.
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You seriously can't be this obtuse.
Actually he can. Shocking isn't it? I wonder if he's related to MERTON
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Old 01-11-06, 01:12 AM   #22
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You seriously can't be this obtuse.
What's your point?
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anyone care to sell me their used one??
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I reckon there is a point where this DVD is useless. It is called the Fundamentals because it is the FUNDAMENTALS. Some parts were kinda helpfull, mainly the bike setup/maintenance section. However the actual how to was pretty pointless to me. IO reckon you learn all their tips and more in less than a year of racing DH with people.
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It's pretty good if you're a beginner.
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