If you haven't ridden in the Uncompahgre.. (vid)

Discussion in 'The Rockies – It's all downhill from here...' started by thump_co, Aug 22, 2013.

  1. thump_co

    thump_co ..ouch

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    ..then you really, really should.

    One of the most pure fun days of singletrack I've had in a long time.

    http://youtu.be/8WsVe47JvY0?hd=1

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  2. enduro-ince

    enduro-ince dirtslave

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    It gets better! Are you on your way here or aspen?
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  3. thump_co

    thump_co ..ouch

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    Fuggin neither.. :cry I'm sitting at my desk slaving for "the man". Couldn't swing taking tomorrow off after being out most of last week.

    Jealous does not begin to describe...
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  4. enduro-ince

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    Ouch. Ill tell Matt not to rub in too bad. You have another month to make it happen though.
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  5. RideFreak

    RideFreak Torque Junkie

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    Nice riding Ken, you're doing really good in traffic, when the 2T snarl didn't make 'em pull over a quick pass on an off-camber rock face seemed to work pretty well :clap

    Is it just me or does YT quality seem to be getting worse. I've got some really clear vids that look like crap when I upload them, lots of Pixilation like I'm seeing in your vid too. It's still a great video :nod

    How'd you do?
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  6. thump_co

    thump_co ..ouch

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    Thanks, but I'm sure it'll be a boring weekend full of dull jeep roads anyway. [repeats to self 100x]

    Thanks. And yes! I haven't gotten around to editing/posting anything for a while, but I was wondering wtf has happened to the quality. This was rendered at 1080/12K but the YT version looks like crap even on the 1080p viewer. Every time the speed picks up it turns to squares. May be time to give Vimeo another shot.

    Got 1st Open B class, 5th OAB.
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  7. RideFreak

    RideFreak Torque Junkie

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    :thumb :clap
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  8. Lounge

    Lounge Been here awhile

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    Ate a lot of lunches out there - nice riding.
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  9. bulwer

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    Enjoyed watching man. An the RF videos too by the way.

    :bow

    Cool having a YouTube on the tele to watch you guys while I potato out on the couch this weekend . . .


    . . . although, I am starting to break in a brand spankin new WR250R as the body will allow.
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  10. Zak Smith

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    Nice video!

    Snowshoe was one of my favorite enduros and I hope to make to make it back next year.
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  11. Raul Duke

    Raul Duke DROC

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    Nice flow! How did you finish?
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  12. thump_co

    thump_co ..ouch

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    Thanks. Squeaked out a 1st in Open B, 5 OAB.
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  13. thump_co

    thump_co ..ouch

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    So.. I assumed this sucked mightily and my prediction about boring jeep roads proved true?
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  14. Raul Duke

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    :clap:clap:clap
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  15. enduro-ince

    enduro-ince dirtslave

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    :nod
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  16. thump_co

    thump_co ..ouch

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    Good. I feel much better now.

    :patch
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  17. Blakebird

    Blakebird r-u-n-n-o-f-t

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    congratulations on the great finish....enjoyed the video, and was amazed at the scenery up there.
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  18. thump_co

    thump_co ..ouch

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    Thanks. That whole "brown ribbon of tacky dirt twisting through aspens and lime green foliage" thing is highly recommended. There were several point I was actually laughing out loud while riding.
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