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Old 01-27-2012, 06:02 PM   #141
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Went for a quick spin in the snow around the lake last weekend:

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Old 01-27-2012, 08:07 PM   #142
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Old 01-31-2012, 08:42 AM   #143
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Old 02-08-2012, 09:53 AM   #144
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Ride at the Watershed from a week and a half ago:

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Old 02-09-2012, 12:39 PM   #145
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Endo!

Some interesting looking bikes/handlebars in the group.
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Old 02-09-2012, 12:58 PM   #146
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Some interesting looking bikes/handlebars in the group.
Yeah - there are usually some high end Jones titanium bikes in the group - High-roller stuff I can only dream of. As for the handlebars, that's the "new wave" thing I guess which supposedly allows for more natural and comfortable hand positions. The fat tire (Surly Fat Larry) is mostly for the rocks (which is everywhere) - rolls over everything and grip anything that it rolls over. It also provides some "suspension" on rigid forks since they are big volume and low PSI. And the green bike ridden by the guy who falls into the tree at time 4:10 is a fixie single speeder - which was obviously a death trap but looked fun!!




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Old 02-09-2012, 07:20 PM   #147
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Ride at the Watershed from a week and a half ago:

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That is a pretty cool vid there. Nice tree to the face sequence. Looks like alot of fun to have. Nice booties on the dogs feet





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Old 02-11-2012, 11:26 PM   #148
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Thanks - that dog is a Rhodesian Ridgeback <- crazy stuff.

Last night around midnight, I finally finished this singlespeed 29er rigid build and took it out for a loong spin today - and wouldnt u know it, it was freaking snowing pretty bad up in the mountains.





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Old 02-11-2012, 11:54 PM   #149
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sweet, i see youre rolling the 29er around. what kind of camera are you using? ive been trying to decide on whether to get a gopro or a contour.
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Old 02-12-2012, 12:12 AM   #150
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The clips on post 144 were all done with a GoPro Hero2. The ones in post 141 were done with the Hero1 looking back, and Hero2 looking forward. However, take that with a grain of salt because the video in 144 was video stabilized (virtualDub) where as the one in 141 wasnt. I have no experience with the Contour so I can't really speak for that camera but the capability and ease of use of the Hero2 is beyond that of the Hero1 (especially the UI). There are already plenty of reviews/vides on the net comparing the Hero1 to Hero2 so I won't get into that. However, the only weird thing I've found so far with the Hero2 is that AfterEffects sometimes doesnt like its MP4 format - it edits fine initially but when you try to open the project file next time, AE goes bleh. It could just be my installation of AE though but now my initial step in the video workflow is to run them all through FFMPEG (linux) to convert them to another format.




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Old 03-09-2012, 02:55 PM   #151
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my clunker with parts i got from the bicycle boneyard.

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Old 04-01-2012, 08:38 PM   #152
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A pano taken by a friend during today's ride: http://www.dermandar.com/p/dfPCrf




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Old 04-01-2012, 09:40 PM   #153
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Teri & I finally got out for a ride today, last weekend she only did 5 miles, but today she did 11 miles. She kept saying; I can't believe how out of shape I am just over the winter, but she doesn't realize if you don't keep up some type of exercise all year you lose it very quick.

We will just keep at it & hopefully this year she will do her first century.




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Old 04-07-2012, 08:48 PM   #154
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looks like youre getting used to that 29. im old school so im keeping it 26", but i can never hate on progress!
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Hey IZ, look what I finally stole out of Winter's garage!

He doesn't remember, but I'm pretty sure it's an '04. I need to get it tuned, but I can finally get back out there. I have a group of friends that started up about 2 months ago, so I'll be joining in. GoPro chestie videos to come!

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Old 05-03-2012, 07:43 PM   #157
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Heck yeah - the group of friends is where it's at, they make biking so much more enjoyable!! The long sustained climbs become pretty much flat when friends are around




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Old 05-04-2012, 06:19 PM   #158
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Vintage mid to late 80's Centurion Lemans RS.

Following photos are not of the actual bike. Mine is more dusty, more blemishes, needs tires, needs bar wrap, and so on. Mine is all original, minus the rear tire, maybe minus the front tire, and maybe minus the brake pads. I really need to clean, tune it up, and ride it. Back when I got it, it was a decent entry level "racing" bike.





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..Oh yea...a new toy to lose a few pounds on and another thing to start modding..
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Finally got back on the bike this morning. It was a quick easy ride, but it kicked my ass since it's been at least 6 years since I've done any real trail riding.

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