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Discussion in 'BMX & Dirt Jumping' started by cmc, Feb 15, 2008.

  1. cmc

    cmc Turbo Monkey

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    ....so is it all it's cracked up to be? is it worth a $1000+ summer vacation trip ?

    i have never done downhill. only bmx for 22 years and mtbmx for 2.
     

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  2. LandoCalrissian

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    sure.
     
  3. Axis

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    Yes if you are gonna actually ride the mountain. Not say'in you ain't. Just say'in yo.
     
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    sittingduck Turbo Monkey

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    It's heaven.
    I took to a big bike and the mountain right away. There's also a huge indoor foam pit/ramps, awesome dirt jumps, and a skatepark. Go there.
     
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    For sure go there! Rent a big bike instead of only riding your mtbmx.
     
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    What everyone else said: if you ride the mountain yes, if not the dirt jumps and skate park aren't the best in the world and I don't think the Elevation Jumps will be built this year. There are a lot of other bike parks in BC also where you could get more bang for your buck, but most of those places don't have the cool vibe and night life that Whistler has.
     
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    the mountain is where it's at, the dj scene there isn't too impressive, but that's not my thing, i'm a downhill guy. i was depressed after leaving whistler and riding my local trails again, everything around here seems so easy and boring.
     
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    lived there last summer and wake up at night in a cold sweat screaming its name
     
  9. PatBranch

    PatBranch Turbo Monkey

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    :rofl: After being there 2 days, 2 years ago I think about it in class a lot. I still have post whistler depression.
     
  10. sperkins

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    I have never been there, but I hope to!
     
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    it's heaven there, ride top to bottom, endless jumps on freight train and a-line.
     
  12. cmc

    cmc Turbo Monkey

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    chainless down a-line:
     
  13. manhattanprjkt83

    manhattanprjkt83 Rusty Trombone

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    yeah there is something for everyone get yourself something like a transition double and rock the A-line, crank it up, and freight train on the upper mountain first those are just fast flowy bmx like downhill trails...

    once you get used to the big mtn feel start hitting up the other blue trails...

    if you have never ridden downhill id say some of the upper garbanzo stuff might be tough on you and not as much fun there is something for everyone there...
     
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    I'm three hours south and didn't even make it last year... :twitch: