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Old 04-18-07, 07:06 PM
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Does anybody here ride flat?

It seems most of you guys here ride street/park/trail but nobody is a flatland rider. Am I alone?

And just a random question, who all rides without a helmet (unless of course you are doing ramps and stuff)? Cause I never do when I'm riding (although it might be the law in my area to always wear a helmet, I'm not sure ).
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Old 04-18-07, 07:10 PM
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who honestly wheres a helment.i haven't wore a helement since i was like 5
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Old 04-18-07, 07:11 PM
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I don't rock a helmet. Nor do I ride flat.
EDIT: Cwt, do you listen at all?
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Old 04-18-07, 07:12 PM
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kinetik wears a helmet.
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Old 04-18-07, 07:14 PM
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Yes, he does. Maybe he's the only intelligent one out of us.
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Old 04-18-07, 07:14 PM
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Ah OK so I'm good. I've heard that at least in this part of CA you are required to wear a helmet whenever riding anywhere except for on private property. I think that is stupid. And when I'm just riding around I always ride the side walks even though they have a bike lane (which, I come to think of it, might also be illegal). CA laws are sucky.
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Old 04-18-07, 07:16 PM
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I want to go to Compton.
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Old 04-18-07, 07:42 PM
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Why? Isn't that a little ways from NY?
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Just a little way...
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Old 04-18-07, 08:08 PM
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I never ride with a helmet anymore unless I'm trying to learn something in a concrete park. Hell, the other day I came down and bounced (literally, bounced) my head off of my ramp when my bike shot out from under me. It made a pretty cool sound, to bad my ears rang for almost an hour afterwards.
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to bad my ears rang for almost an hour afterwards.
I hate that.
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Old 04-18-07, 08:59 PM
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Originally Posted by thermo
Ah OK so I'm good. I've heard that at least in this part of CA you are required to wear a helmet whenever riding anywhere except for on private property. I think that is stupid. And when I'm just riding around I always ride the side walks even though they have a bike lane (which, I come to think of it, might also be illegal). CA laws are sucky.
If you ride fast, I'd suggest riding in the bike lane. Cars aren't looking for bikes flying down the sidewalks, so you will get cut off and run over by people turning from/onto intersecting streets.

I don't ride BMX yet, but I don't wear a helmet on the rodie or the fixed gear. Ever. I don't plan to wear one once I get my father's old BMX set up either.
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Old 04-18-07, 10:36 PM
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most times, I ride with a helmet.
My GF worked with clients that suffered traumatic brain injuries...pretty much scared me into wearing one.
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Old 04-18-07, 11:12 PM
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I wear a helmet sometimes... Usually when I'm riding a concrete bowl.
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Old 04-19-07, 05:31 AM
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if your going to wear a helemnt you should wear like a full face motocross helment
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Yes, he does. Maybe he's the only intelligent one out of us.
Haa. I doubt that. I just don't like the sound of going brain dead. And it also makes mother happy.
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Old 04-19-07, 11:07 AM
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ofcourse you got to make momma happy!!
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Old 04-19-07, 11:25 AM
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i always wear a helmet. no reason not to.
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Old 04-19-07, 11:52 AM
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well i think its annoying personaly
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i hate wearing a helmet so i never do i ride dirt
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Old 04-19-07, 12:19 PM
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I more or so ride flatland because there is no skate or bike park around where i live
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Specialize, don't use a picture like that again.
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Originally Posted by FitRider 921
Just a little way...
lets see...about a 22 hour drive.
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for some reason i never feel comfortable with a helmet on...and i ride worse.
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I feel more confident when I've got it on, and I tend to try and learn alot harder stuff.
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