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Old 03-25-07, 07:15 AM   #1
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My First Video

I did this video yesterday on my Cycle Genius Raven, I'll be doing more on my Actionbent Tadpole soon.

http://youtube.com/watch?v=4TGFIlHhjiI
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What??? Where's the 40 mph downhill shots?
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I don't think I would want to try those one handed. LOL
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Here's a 30mph video (one handed!).

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18bk4jkTSw4
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Another one-handed 30+ mph video; this one's not downhill-assisted.

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Damn, You must have some strong legs or you just weigh next to nothing.
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BlazingPedals truly is.... Very sweet!

What is your vehicle in this shot? Is that "praying mantis" style steering?

Too bad you didn't get the lead DF guy's face -- it would have been sweet to see what he thought of you passing him lying down while he's honking the bars...
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That was on my Baron. It would have been no contest, but with my right hand holding the camera I couldn't upshift from my 58/15. And of course I couldn't pull on the bars much either. The lead guy sort of expected it; I ride with these guys a lot. I get them on the sprints, they get me on the hills. That's why they started their sprint while I was digging out my camera: they thought they could get me that way. The guy at the rear remarked afterward, "Gee John, if I knew you were recording it, I'd have made a smart remark when you went by."

edit: Oh, and yes the Baron has tiller steering, a.k.a. praying hamster/praying mantis.
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