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    Ok, Im going like mega newb here. Like worse then Ricoh Newb lol

    I'm reading some of the trail maps for my local area, and there using terms like straight track, switchbacks, and stuff like that,

    whats all that mean lol?
    and what other words should I know?

    (before you tell me to use search feature, it doesn't work on my browser for some reason)

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    These are Macchu Picchu switchbacks.
    Do you mean singletrack? Singletrack is tight trails, and can be somewhat more technical than fire-roads or double track.

    That is singletrack. All images from Google image search. Anything else?

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    Definition: Singletrack is a term used to describe a trail that is only wide enough for one person or mountain biker at a time. Singletrack is the most popular or sought after type of mountain bike trail.

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    1. A road, trail, or railroad track that follows a zigzag course on a steep incline or decent

    2. A sharp bend in a road or trail on a steep incline or decent
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    wow thanks,
    yea i mean single tracklol

    thanks guys.

    That should be the last of my uber newb questions lol

    anything else I outta know? lol

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    If you search "MTB Terms", it comes up with a huge list of MTB slang, some of it commonly used but most of it stuff that only prozeurs would say.

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    I come into the the Prozeur bracket.
    Because i dont have a bike to show my uber-leetness off with.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ProFail View Post
    If you search "MTB Terms", it comes up with a huge list of MTB slang, some of it commonly used but most of it stuff that only prozeurs would say.
    what did we decide the official spelling of this word to be in that other thread?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BenLi View Post
    what did we decide the official spelling of this word to be in that other thread?
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    which is a different animal entirely from a prozeur...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cheeto View Post

    anything else I outta know? lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cannondaler View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cheeto View Post
    anything else I outta know? lol
    Don't use lol as punctuation. Please.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BFG View Post
    Poghzekeur
    Glad someone remembered the correct spelling.
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    Do what?!
    ^^??
    no lol? huh!?

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    Yes. You've exceeded your weekly quota.
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    Quote Originally Posted by junkyard View Post
    Glad someone remembered the correct spelling.
    If it's my title, i'd obviously have to remember it.
    It would look silly me writing Pohzekeer Geoffrey Neil Pratt on my finance application for a Yeti 303 to commute on, right?

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