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Old 04-16-09, 07:14 PM
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I had somewhere to ride. The only thin I have to ride is the track and that's only once a week. There's nowhere around me to ride and no room to build trails. It's horrible. The scene here is pathetic.
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Old 04-16-09, 07:51 PM
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get in line. join the club. pull up a stool.
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Old 04-16-09, 07:54 PM
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Sounds like a plan to me.
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Old 04-16-09, 08:12 PM
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theres me and one other guy that ride here, and then one or two from places close that stop in every now and then
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I'm the only kid in my highschool that I know that rides or races BMX. There's like 2 kids in the middle school that ride and that's it.
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Old 04-17-09, 03:03 PM
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same here...except for the part about middleschoolers. none of em around here ride
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Old 04-17-09, 08:19 PM
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I don't know the kids who ride but I saw them the one day. I actually have a big parking lot by me with some high curbs, but none are big enough to try to grind or stall on.
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Nothing in PA? Lies, the scene there has to better than where I'm at.
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Old 04-18-09, 07:30 AM
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anywheres better than where i am lol
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Flatland perhaps? You may not turn into Kevin Jones or Terry Adams but your bike handling skills will improve.
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Old 04-18-09, 07:58 PM
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Originally Posted by fuzzbox
Nothing in PA? Lies, the scene there has to better than where I'm at.
Oh, there's some stuff. Like an indoor skatepark about 45 minutes away. And according to some of the kids at the track, there's some nice street stuff down where they live.
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having nothing to ride but curbs is sometimes the best thing. think about it, youre forced to have to get creative and come up with stuff because well its a curb. sure i guess i cant relate because theres shiat to ride everywhere here but sometimes i just rather ride some curbs. could be worse man.
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well we have a little skatepark, but trying to ride that isnt fun. its so small and theres verrrry limited line options. and i cant really ride once there are more than like 6 skaters up there. its ridiculous.
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Yeah danny it could be worse I guess. I got to ride the big lot today too with all the big curbs. There's actually a picnic table there too.
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see, there you go man, get creative and come up with some good setups and "manuvers" haha. i mean obviously you can only do so much but take advantage of it.
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get some plywood and build some ghetto ramps in a parking lot of something. that's what ive resorted to many times before
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Originally Posted by dervish
get some plywood and build some ghetto ramps in a parking lot of something. that's what ive resorted to many times before
i've been there befor. we had 3 street parks here where i live. but the skaterboaders took the parks over so me and some friends started to make out own spot to ride.
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ya getto ramps work brety well
and dont use 2x4s wen building boxes (they snap)
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what would you use instead of 2X4's?
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4x4s
thay start out a lil heavy but they dry out and get lighter
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Old 04-20-09, 04:08 PM
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eh. i'm still gonna use 2x4's
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I don't see how they would snap unless they were really rotted.
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