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post #21 of 171 (permalink) Old 11-13-2009, 08:23 PM
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here are some pics ofme at mt washington.





This is the only pic I have of me riding at whistler

This is in me in my backyard

And theese are some jumps me and my friends built near my house.
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I've been riding about 7 yrs. usually hit northstar tahoe, downieville, and mammoth mtn. mammoth is epic, huge mtn with lots of stuff for everybody! I tried kirkwood this summer as I could add a summer pass cheap to my winter pass. it's small but has potential if they choose to expand.
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My friend got me into it this past summer too. Mostly FR, some DJ and DH too. It's definitely expensive but I dove in and invested a ton on all the protective gear, piecing it together as I went along. Also ended up building up 3 mtbs (one at a time) until I figured out what works best for me and what types of riding I prefer. Did some travelling and hit Post Canyon down in Mt. Hood, Galbraith up North, as well as a few other spots around here like Duthie and Colonnade. Such a rush! Part of it is b/c I'm still a noob, but even 5ft of air on a bike feels way bigger than twice that on a board.

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Checking in...

I just got back into mountain biking this year as well (after about 9 years)... although, because I don't live next to any huge resorts, my kind of riding is more like "All Mountain" riding... a little downhill, a little uphill, some skinnies and stunts, natural jumps, and anything involving speed.

I'd like to get into some more downhill-oriented riding, and maybe some moderate park but I think I need another set of gear for that.

I posted a thread in OT about action cams, but you can check the vid i made of a little amateur park action: http://www.snowboardingforum.com/off...o-cameras.html

Cost wise it's insane, but opposite to boarding: with boarding your gear is 30% of your budget and resources needed to get on the hill cost you 70%. With MTB, your gear cost is of your budget 80%, but to get out and ride is only like 20%.

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jumping in on this thread...

I used to race DH back in 2000-2004 but in 05 I took a nasty crash hucking a road gap. I haven't been DHing or Freeriding again but this next season I plan to back into it.
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I've been riding about 7 yrs. usually hit northstar tahoe, downieville, and mammoth mtn. mammoth is epic, huge mtn with lots of stuff for everybody! I tried kirkwood this summer as I could add a summer pass cheap to my winter pass. it's small but has potential if they choose to expand.
Theres definitely some fun trails at kirkwood. Heres a pic of me there



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I used to race DH & 4x, but now just FR/shuttle runs/structure riding & a bit of dirt jump, & urban sessions

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I used to race DH & 4x, but now just FR/shuttle runs/structure riding & a bit of dirt jump, & urban sessions
cris i know you have a ton of pics and videos. put some up man!

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Lol, ok ok... no pressure from TJ, eh
post #30 of 171 (permalink) Old 03-06-2010, 10:36 PM
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Yeah I mountain bike, I finally got a "real" mountain bike a few months ago, after having ones with basically no suspension, I haven't gotten much of a chance to try it out yet since the ground is too soggy around here to where it just makes it a pain in the ass, I figured I should just board until the resorts close and then just do mountain biking in the off season since I like snowboarding better overall... but mountain biking is definitely cool, just where I used to live it was hard to find any decent trails, now I live near Tahoe so I'm definitely going to check out the resorts in the summer.. I think the more you board the better you get at mountain biking, to some extent, probably mainly just because you are more comfortable going at high speeds down steep trails
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