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Old 01-23-2011, 07:17 PM   #1
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Default Any Mountain Bikers here?

What do you ride and do ya have a videos of the trails you ride?

My bike (Google image). It's a K2 sidewinder, nothing special but an excellent entry level bike.

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Not my videos but these are the trails I ride.

Markham Park, at 6:18 is where I bruised my ribs 3 weeks ago. (Most difficult trails)



Oleta River State park



Quiet Waters State Park (Easiest trails)


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Old 01-23-2011, 07:28 PM   #2
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I used to ride Markham three times a week on my hardtail Raleigh. I think my favorite area was called Rock Garden, we used to fly through there.

I won't be back in Miami until early March and you'll be away by then, but next time we can, we should definitely go ride.
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IM a Roadie. Been wanting t try some trail riding though
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I ride a 2005 Specialized XC Comp with all drivetrain components changed to Shimano XT and Hayes hydraulic downhill brakes. No vids of local trails. I've been to Moab, UT twice. Slickrock trail is really nice, its like a natural skate park for bikes.
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Iron Horse Warrior frame with a bunch of random parts. I mostly ride Balm Boyette out in Bradenton, everything else is pretty much boring and flat.
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The appalacian trail runs behind my house, I ride that all summer long. Very scenic with boulder fields and a few water falls. Actually a busy trail with many hikers and a few horse riders here and there.
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Whenever I can I ride here: http://www.trails.com/tcatalog_trail...lid=BGN066-029

"The nearly ten miles of looping single- and doubletrack inside this city park offer trails for ever class of off-road biker: beginner, intermediate, and expert. In addition to hosting sanctioned races on a seasonal schedule, the track sees many local bikers on a daily basis. This trail wins the award for "Most Difficult Close to the Sea." The ride travels near the Atlantic for approximately a mile of beach riding, and the expanse of blue contrasts to the compact canopy of green."

It's the most fun form of exercise I've ever known, the kind I would actually look forward to. I went from 235 to 184 lbs just biking there before I joined the Army.
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Should I end up in Jacksonville, it's nice to know that park exists.
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I also ride a Iron Horse Warrioir HT with custom wheelset and other things.
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Quote:
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Should I end up in Jacksonville, it's nice to know that park exists.
This place is beast status:

http://www.dep.state.fl.us/gwt/guide...ike_trails.htm
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I used to ride a lot when I was in CT, but there's really only 1 trail that's even faintly good to ride here. Everything is so flat. I have a Cannondale Jekyll 600 with a bunch of upgrades like XTR chainrings, better seat, teflon cables and probably some other stuff I'm forgetting. My coworker and I are planning on doing a race in NC this year. The mountains are the only thing I miss about the places that get brutally cold.
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