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Old 02-15-07, 12:12 PM   #1
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MONSTERTRACK 7 Video

As if there wasn't enough excitement, hype, and internet media attention surrounding the world's premiere track only alley cat, here's some more....

SHAMELESS SELF PROMOTION

As well as a bunch of other new rants, photos, interviews, and other self serving egotistical bike messenger crap. Enjoy!
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Old 02-15-07, 12:49 PM   #2
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okay, so where is the video? If you can't download it, it doesn't exist.
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Old 02-15-07, 12:50 PM   #3
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see that big image in the center of the screen that says "Monstertrack 7 video"? It's right there.
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Old 02-15-07, 01:49 PM   #4
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Sure, make fun of the blind guy.
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Is it me or does someone always get hit within the first 5 minutes of a race?
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i had to tilt my screen at a 45 degree angle to watch that. i guess all 3 guys had chronic neck problems or something. it was ok otherwise.
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Old 02-15-07, 06:48 PM   #7
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tell em, next time, de-interlace the video
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Old 02-15-07, 09:24 PM   #8
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didn't s_9's original video not have those sped up parts or the music?
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Old 02-15-07, 09:27 PM   #9
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s_9 hitting the bus was a lot funnier in real-time. That slow-mo **** in the new video just looked odd.
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Old 02-15-07, 10:49 PM   #10
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LOL, that was hilarious, 1 minute into the race and someone slams right into the side of a cab...
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Old 02-15-07, 10:56 PM   #11
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What's a cab doing that far up north? They don't like going up there. Must be sabotage. Just like that bus that jumped in front of s_9.
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Old 02-15-07, 11:21 PM   #12
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LOL, that was hilarious, 1 minute into the race and someone slams right into the side of a cab...
it looked more like the cab DRAGGED the rider.
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Old 02-16-07, 06:23 AM   #13
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it looked more like the cab DRAGGED the rider.
That's so true, that rider totally had the right of way and somehow the side of the cab ran into the rider, how did I miss that? Just the other day I got struck by a parked car, I'm suing now.
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Looks good Michael. Sorry I won't be there to throw my chain
in heavy traffic and get completely lost this year.
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For me the weirdest part of the race wasn't seeing more taco'd
wheels than in any other alley cat I've been in, but it was seeing
2 Kryptonite/NYC type chains in the middle of the street in midtown.
The chains were just undone lying there..... The pack that I was
in just shrugged and said "WTF?" I still don't understand how that
happened. A) Why would you ride a race with an extra 10 lbs
instead of a u-lock? B) How did it get unlocked and into the middle
of the road?
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Old 02-16-07, 01:24 PM   #16
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A) Why would you ride a race with an extra 10 lbs
instead of a u-lock? B) How did it get unlocked and into the middle
of the road?
A) Some folks don't have a U-lock. I don't have one that I'd trust in NYC. <shrug>
B) A lot of folks don't lock them around their waist, they just hook the lock through it and let the open lock dangle. It works most of the time.

That would be pretty weird though, especially since those chains are like $50 a piece by themselves. Seems like kind of a waste unless you're going to win.
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Old 02-16-07, 04:35 PM   #17
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tell em, next time, de-interlace the video
it's mostly the compression that did it. if you look at the other videos, they're not nearly as bad. when the DVD comes out, all that sh*t will be super high quality. don't have to worry about bandwidth...
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For me the weirdest part of the race wasn't seeing more taco'd
wheels than in any other alley cat I've been in, but it was seeing
2 Kryptonite/NYC type chains in the middle of the street in midtown.
The chains were just undone lying there..... The pack that I was
in just shrugged and said "WTF?" I still don't understand how that
happened. A) Why would you ride a race with an extra 10 lbs
instead of a u-lock? B) How did it get unlocked and into the middle
of the road?
I think that was to throw off riders behind them... If you looked carefully, there's barbed wire wrapped around those chains.
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Im there...
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the kid in this video has the worst lines ever. Cut's super wide too.
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the kid in this video has the worst lines ever. Cut's super wide too.
I was thinking he made some pretty bad choices as well.
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Old 02-18-07, 01:45 AM   #22
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and yet the "kid" in the video placed in the top ten. How did you do?
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and yet the "kid" in the video placed in the top ten.
That explains why he didnt win.
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and yet the "kid" in the video placed in the top ten. How did you do?
the kid, was 3 seperate filmers.

I didn't race, I shot photos.

Sorry if you got offended.
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Old 02-18-07, 10:55 AM   #25
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oh, it was three filmers?

well, the kid who hit the bus is an ex-BFer....heh.
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