Rehab Ride

Discussion in 'Ride Reports' started by bent^biker, Jan 13, 2008.

  1. bent^biker

    bent^biker Turbo Monkey

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    After breaking my scaffoid and having a gnarly screw put in it I have been out of action for a couple months. In the interest of preserving my sanity I bought myself a sweet Kona Jake the Snake cx bike a couple weeks back and have been riding the crap out of it ever since. Today was a beautiful clear day with blistering warm temps right around 45 degrees so I could not resist. Right in the middle of the evil that is urban sprawl we have a small ribbon of singletrack-riddled bliss that follows a pipeline and some power lines which is less then a mile from my house. So I hopped on the bike and got to it. Without further adieu, pictures:


    This is at the crest of the first small climb, about 100 yards off of a major road. Yes, that section was rallied (one handed) without mercy.


    I ran accross this little clearing where some kids built up a few fun-sized jumps. What a bunch of delinquents, seriously, who likes to go over jumps on their bikes anyways.


    more of the same :disgust1:


    Just some more scenery, you can see the buff singletrack just near side of the bushes, it was slightly rolling and smooooooth, almost like a pumptrack for cross bikes.

    It was nice to be out for a ride finally and I can now say cross riding is pretty fun. I will be doing a full review of the bike shortly but for now all I'll say is that it is way cooler then normal road riding but not as sweet as mountain biking.

    peace out.
     

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  2. Quo Fan

    Quo Fan don't make me kick your ass

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    Nice how the jumps were blended into the scenery.
     
  3. Heidi

    Heidi Der hund ist laut und braun

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    Glad you're healed up and back out there!
     
  4. Total Heckler

    Total Heckler Beer and Bike Enthusiast

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    Good to hear you are back on the bike. Nice write up. =]
     
  5. MMcG

    MMcG Ride till you puke!

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    welcome back to being on the bike! Nice photos!
     
  6. TreeSaw

    TreeSaw Mama Monkey

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    :thumb: YEAH for healing up and getting back on the bike!!!!
     
  7. muddy beast

    muddy beast Turbo Monkey

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    Nice Stephen.
    Bummer your broken...at least you make the most of it!
     
  8. sperkins

    sperkins Monkey

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    That's great that you are riding again. I bet you missed it a lot.
     
  9. RAMNATION1

    RAMNATION1 Chimp

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    woohoo pics of where you have been thus far... hints to a smooth beginning... be careful and hope to see yah out there...
     
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