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Old 10-02-08, 11:45 AM   #1
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cool video

not sure if it's been posted. sorry if it has, i haven't been around.



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Old 10-02-08, 12:50 PM   #2
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Saw that over on RM today. Strikes me as a romp on the world's narrowest fire road. A lot of chatter on the other forum about the passing.
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Wow, that was crazy. Where is that?
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A lot of chatter on the other forum about the passing.
Cant argue with that one.
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Old 10-02-08, 03:38 PM   #5
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Can't argue with that one.
Other than the obvious passed-rider-plummeting-into-an-abyss safety issue, the passing itself is pretty mild . . . depending on your perspective.
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I wasn't referring to the passing its self (not to bad for the width of the trail) but more along the lines of the etiquette or lack there of.
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^^ Agreed. Most of it was sneak-attack or a whistle at the last second. Bad.
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^^ Agreed. Most of it was sneak-attack or a whistle at the last second. Bad.
I have never been downhilling (mtb) but I have been downhilling (ski) and found that most people gave some advanced warning. Is this the way it is for downhilling (mtb) in most cases?
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Advance warning is the etiquette norm for sure. Things that work against you hearing of course are wind noise, a full-face helmet, the general chatter of terrain and your bike if the course is rough and your own focus and concentration on what's ahead of you - - especially if you are really pushing it.

Generally, though, slower riders knowing that they are in a mixed-ability situation (say, an open practice) should be in tune to what is going on behind them as well and be ready to yield to the faster riders overtaking them.
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lawrence fishburn rides with a whistle in his mouth
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