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Old 02-16-2011, 06:59 PM   #19015
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The search for a wagon wheeled GIANT bulletin board has finally ended. They went over the top with the logos, but this CL deal was worth checking out. Its a 2010 XTC 1 29er listed for a grand. I talked the seller down to $750. That's a $700+ Fox fork.

I felt I should break her in right by crashing her in a most spectacular manner.

See that bloody knee? Took a hell of a digger after forgetting to undo the lockout on the fork during a descent. This newfangled suspension tech has me a bit confuzzled. The legs and hands were bloody.

Kris cleaned this log without a second thought. He's an AMA pro level roadracer who also happens to be a natural on anything with two wheels. This 17 year old kid makes the hard stuff look easy. I wish I had half his talent.

For Gaston Gagne. This one is actually three logs connected together. Its looong.
"If you are looking for the typical ride to a restaurant, eat tacos, hold the middle finger over the food, stop and take a picture of a gravel road type ride, you probably won't be interested." - dlrides

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