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Old 09-04-06, 01:34 PM   #1
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age and riding style

I saw on here recently where a poster wrote that most of us older folks ride xc only. Ive found, at least in my area of the planet, that most of us older folks have gotten onto more agressive riding and less into xc and that the xc racers and riders are , but not always, younger.
my question is how old are you and what would best describe your style?
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Other, please specify
All the above
I used to be more of a XC racer type but now do more aggressive xc and all mountain stuff. its not so much about speed as it is new challenges and exploration and dont care as much about downhill vs uphill as long as its technical or a new spot for me to ride. the more technical the better.
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Old 09-04-06, 01:47 PM   #2
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I'm 40 and ride whatever and where ever my Bullit will take me. I have been called a freerider before but I think it was the company I was in......(Gastro).......
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Old 09-04-06, 02:22 PM   #3
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Old 09-04-06, 02:28 PM   #4
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Old 09-04-06, 02:29 PM   #5
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Old 09-04-06, 03:01 PM   #7
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Another 15 year old youngin' here. I do more of the endurance stuff. Triathlons, both on and off-road, XC racing, enduro XC events, running XC, and road riding. I think that's about it.

I'm wanting to give DH a try. I'm thinking it will focus more on bike handling skills and explosive power than anything else. Only problem is I'd have to get new riding gear, I've heard not many downhillers show up in spandex and race-cut jerseys.
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Old 09-04-06, 03:05 PM   #8
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22 - urban/slacker/xc/commutecore.
i like adjusting my machine to ride the various transitional areas between trails/streets, developed and undeveloped areas, half-built buildings etc.
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Old 09-04-06, 03:10 PM   #9
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16 here and I ride aggressive all mountain/beginner FR/DH....with a nice long XC ride every once in a while.
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Old 09-04-06, 03:54 PM   #11
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22 - Aggressive XC/All mountain/Trials/DJ/Urban on 3 different rigs
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Old 09-04-06, 04:06 PM   #12
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Excues me but what's a slacker?
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Old 09-04-06, 04:08 PM   #13
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Old 09-04-06, 04:42 PM   #14
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Old 09-04-06, 04:55 PM   #15
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I am 33 and I ride a mountain bike and road bike.
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28 - uh.. i dunno. Kinda like xc w/a lot of downhill? AM?
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33, everything, most of my riding friends do freeriding but that's because that's the crowd I roll with, not XC.
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