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MTB Blooming eck this MTBing lark is hard work

Discussion in 'Cycling Department Forum' started by Jim Layee, Sep 18, 2016.

  1. Jim Layee

    Jim Layee Senior Member

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    Went out MTBing at the weekend for the first time in 10 years. Last last time i was offroading regularly it was riding on a xc frame with 80mm fork so all the remaining technique and muscle memory was seemingly useless on my new Kona full susser*. I got scared, muddy, fell off a couple of times and had my shins shredded by brambles....
    .... It was BRILLIANT !!

    It has also woken up the trail building fairy and my friend and I have plans to re work the stuff we built years back plus adding a few more.




    * http://www.cyclingdepartment.com/threads/show-us-your-mountain-bike-s.2/page-2#post-853
     
  2. arthur666

    arthur666 Senior Member

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    Welcome back to the fold. :)
     
  3. Bram

    Bram Senior Member

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    I really love road cycling but nothing beats an awesome mtb ride ;)
     
  4. Jim Layee

    Jim Layee Senior Member

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    Been for a pedal and actually took my notaGoPro.
    Some 'highlights' from Follow the Dog on Cannock Chase

     
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  5. Bram

    Bram Senior Member

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  6. dazzyb2k3

    dazzyb2k3 Well-Known Member

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    Nice bit of singletrack Jim. Looks fun :)
     

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