Somewhat new here....

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by FreeRide-Junkie, Jan 2, 2008.

  1. FreeRide-Junkie

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    Hey guys....


    Just figured I'd say hey and give a short bit about myself. I'm a sophomore in college and have been riding for about as long as I can remember. I have worked in bike shops for the past 6 years or so now and have been racing the past 2.

    I race XC on a Klein Attitude Race with a mix of XTR, King, and White Brothers.

    I used to race DH in the midwest (doesn't count, I know) on a Versus Blitz but will be building a new bike in '08.

    I raced DS and 4X on a built up Kona Scrap but have now switched to a Dobermann Pinscher for my hardtail. It will be for just about everything. Jumping, park, urban, racing.... you name it. It's being built with Profile Cranks, a Nemessis Projects Tuned Zocchi 4X, hadley hubs, BB7 brakes and a couple other goodies.

    Well, thats the short. I'm here because I don't have enough forums to post on yet and want to get up to date on the whole freeride/DH scene for the most part.

    Dan
     
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  2. Heidi

    Heidi Der hund ist laut und braun

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    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

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  6. FreeRide-Junkie

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    Haha.... I have a road bike, but that's just embarrassing. Haha I bought it primarily to train with and may do a bit of road racing before mountain season starts up this spring.

    I'm sure that first post came off kind of racerish.... There is still nothing I love more than a good urban ride with locals or jumping for fun at a local BMX track. I'm actually heading up to Ray's this weekend. It's just that when I build bikes now I somehow always end up thinking of how they can or will be raced.

    Time to go wrench.
     
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    r464 Turbo Monkey

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  10. FreeRide-Junkie

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    Hahahaha.......

    Let me get the Dobermann together before I start working on the rickshaw.


    The frame should be in tomorrow along with the NemPro Tuned 4X fork.
     
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  16. FreeRide-Junkie

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    Haha.... this place is tame compared to some.
     
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    Oh yeah??? I have my pants off right now. :shocked:
     
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  19. Angus

    Angus Jack Ass Pen Goo Win

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    Welcome to Da Monkey! I used to Live in Chicago and raced everywhere within 6 hours (some times much further) I have a special fondness for Kick-a-poo, near you neck of the woods, have a great 2008!
     
  20. FreeRide-Junkie

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    I was actually out riding Kickapoo for 2 hours earlier today in the 7 degree weather we were having. That was interesting.