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  • Dirt (singletrack, DJ, downhill, whatever)

    39 61.90%
  • Street (stairs, jumps, drops, etc)

    5 7.94%
  • Both!

    19 30.16%
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    Do you prefer dirt or street?

    Just wondering what everyone prefers - dirt or street (urban mountain bike - not road). For me it is both equally. Speaking of which, time to decide what to do tomorrow!
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    Are they talking about spectators feeding the cyclists? You know, like don't feed the bears?

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    Both.
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    Trails .... less people = a good thing.

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    Yes

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    Dirt. Urban has its place as a diversion, but . . . .

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    Dirt. This the mountain biking forum after all.

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    This is how I grew up:



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    Dirt. Given the choice, I'll almost always pick the trail/pump track over urban.

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    Dirt.....when I can find it.
    Like a circus monkey on a stolen Harley......

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    New to dirt. Prefer road biking due to speed but mtbing rocks as well due to variety and beauty of woods not to mentioned reduced wind.

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    I'm going to go with dirt, but I clicked both because dont mind urban I ride it probably 40% of the time during summer, but I do probably more like 75% urban during every other season due to the wet trails.
    “Speed has never killed anyone, suddenly becoming stationary... that’s what gets you.”- Jeremy Clarkson

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    Since the dirt over here is usually filled with beer bottles and tires cost around 22$ a piece.......
    Urban

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    Dirt. Hurts less when ya fall (generally). Quiet. I enjoy the scenery.
    "I tell you, We are here on earth to fart around, and don't let anybody tell you any different." - Kurt Vonnegut jr.

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    Both, I'll ride anywhere.
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    Dirt, part of riding is to escape the concrete, steel and traffic.
    I think its disgusting and terrible how people treat Lance Armstrong, especially after winning 7 Tour de France Titles while on drugs!

    I can't even find my bike when I'm on drugs. -Willie N.

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    yet when you go into the urban with an attitude of picking lines like in the dirt it has an added challenge and can be just as fun.

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    CraigX3, you are new American Mountain Man. Concrete and steel is just so unforgiving. At least stones move. I bow to your youth.
    I think its disgusting and terrible how people treat Lance Armstrong, especially after winning 7 Tour de France Titles while on drugs!

    I can't even find my bike when I'm on drugs. -Willie N.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Daspydyr View Post
    CraigX3, I bow to your youth.
    anyone else?

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    It's like pizza or *****. It's all good, just some is better than others.

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    Dirt. 100 to 1.

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    Dirt pretty much everytime...something about concrete just feels...wrong.

    Not that I have anything against my street buddies...just not my thang

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    Let me clarify my statement...I like both b/c I live in ks. If I were in a cool area to ride (eh...hemmm...lift-assist...7x7) you bettah believe I'd be dirt 100/1

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    I live in ks.

    I lived in KS for 4.5 years. I never saw so much dirt in my life, Red dirt with lots of humidity.
    whatever you gotta do to survive, I understand, its OK!
    I think its disgusting and terrible how people treat Lance Armstrong, especially after winning 7 Tour de France Titles while on drugs!

    I can't even find my bike when I'm on drugs. -Willie N.

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