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Video of Insane Bike Trip Down Mountain Will Make You Puke
Clash Daily ^ | 4-16-14

Posted on 04/16/2014 2:24:33 PM PDT by kingattax

This helmet-cam video shows some insane riding that will make you feel like you are right there with this guy. This is sure to keep your adrenaline pumping just by watching it.

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1 posted on 04/16/2014 2:24:33 PM PDT by kingattax
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To: kingattax

These guys have an incredible ability to focus their minds on what they intend to do, rather than what might happen to them. It’s very difficult to do under those conditions.


2 posted on 04/16/2014 2:28:11 PM PDT by NorthMountain
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To: kingattax

Dude is nucking futz but I agree it is a thrillride!


3 posted on 04/16/2014 2:28:13 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (Fight Tapinophobia in all its forms! Do not submit to arduus privilege.)
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To: kingattax

Been on the cycling forums for quite some time.


4 posted on 04/16/2014 2:28:31 PM PDT by JusPasenThru (Posting here = IRS audit.)
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To: kingattax

Proof positive adrenaline truly is a drug, and an addictive one at that.


5 posted on 04/16/2014 2:28:41 PM PDT by rdcbn
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To: rdcbn

“Faster!, Faster! - until the Thrill of Speed overcomes the Fear of Death.....


6 posted on 04/16/2014 2:30:14 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Paladin2

I think he hit a “Desert Tortoise”.

/s


7 posted on 04/16/2014 2:44:49 PM PDT by Zeneta (Thoughts in time and out of season.)
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To: kingattax
Forty years ago I just might have thought that this video was cool.But now that my red hair has turned white,and now that I've worked for 20 years in a large hospital's ER,and now that I've spent the last 45 paying taxes to the IRS,the first thought that comes to me is "it will cost the taxpayers more than a million dollars to keep this clown on a respirator for six months after one of his tires blows".

It's a wise man who can learn from *his own* mistakes.It's an even wiser man who learns from *other people's* mistakes.

8 posted on 04/16/2014 2:45:17 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Stalin Blamed The Kulaks,Obama Blames The Tea Party)
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To: Paladin2
“Faster!, Faster! - until the Thrill of Speed overcomes the Fear of Death.....

Well,you know what they say in hospital ER's..."it's not the long fall that kills ya,it's the sudden stop at the end".

9 posted on 04/16/2014 2:47:06 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Stalin Blamed The Kulaks,Obama Blames The Tea Party)
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To: kingattax

This guy will not die in bed from old age!


10 posted on 04/16/2014 2:48:08 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: kingattax

Real brass is saying “I don’t like the wind” - but then doing it anyway!


11 posted on 04/16/2014 2:52:45 PM PDT by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: freedumb2003

Actually that was me on a run down the mountain to the local watering hole! (I removed my handlebar mounted Browning Twin .50 Cals. for a bit more speed, just for this run tho..........)


12 posted on 04/16/2014 3:17:42 PM PDT by bobby.223 (Retired up in the snowy mountains of the American Redoubt and it's a great life!)
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To: freedumb2003

I saw potential death ever 5 seconds in that video. He must have the fear gene removed...


13 posted on 04/16/2014 3:29:13 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: kingattax

http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=mountain+bike+downhill&qs=n&form=VBREQY&pq=mountain+bike+downhill&sc=0-0&sp=-1&sk=

Here’s some more, just in case.

Fun stuff, if only I was a lot younger and less sane...what I do now is considered tame, almost beginner class to these folks.

Although the human body is quite capable of mostly healing itself for “free”, pain is still present when the human body collides with the ground, especially at 25+ mph.


14 posted on 04/16/2014 3:30:39 PM PDT by SZonian (Throwing our allegiances to political parties in the long run gave away our liberty.)
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To: SZonian

Nowhere near the need to puke. I found myself raising my head the whole time.


15 posted on 04/16/2014 3:46:45 PM PDT by bicyclerepair (The zombies here elected alcee hastings. TERM LIMITS ... TERM LIMITS)
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To: SZonian

Some good cycling vids at rampage.redbull.com

These people are NUTZ!


16 posted on 04/16/2014 3:50:45 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: bicyclerepair

The only time I’ve puked during a ride is when I went OTB and broke my collarbone...the nauseau associated with the shock of hitting Gaia at over 25 mph...

I’m just too old to consider doing what they do and I rather enjoy riding vs. being laid up trying to recover from some dumb a$$ maneuver that wasn’t really necessary.

Saddle time is where it’s at...


17 posted on 04/16/2014 3:54:46 PM PDT by SZonian (Throwing our allegiances to political parties in the long run gave away our liberty.)
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To: kingattax

Insane!
This is what you get when you take teeter totters,dodge ball and all the other things away from kids and instead have them sit on the play ground with their hands folded.
(no not really ,but ....they then will find the extreme)
Whew what a ride.


18 posted on 04/16/2014 3:57:07 PM PDT by peteyd (A dog may bite you in the ass,but it will never stab you in the back.)
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To: hal ogen

Yes, good stuff there...my local bike shop owner is a hard core downhiller and has many of their dvd’s...my wife watched all of about 2 minutes of one once...looked at me with a glare that said “Try it and you’re gonna wish you had died on that hill.”


19 posted on 04/16/2014 3:57:09 PM PDT by SZonian (Throwing our allegiances to political parties in the long run gave away our liberty.)
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To: NorthMountain

Wide angle lenses severely distort perspective. Not to diminish the skill of the rider, but what you are seeing in this video is a vastly distorted view of what the bicycle rider experienced.


20 posted on 04/16/2014 4:24:54 PM PDT by Monitor ("The urge to save humanity is almost always a false-front for the urge to rule it." - H. L. Mencken)
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To: kingattax

Watching that caused the ol’ family jewels to suck right up into my lower abdomen.

No way on God’s green Earth.


21 posted on 04/16/2014 4:37:25 PM PDT by hoagy62 ("Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered..."-Thomas Paine. 1776)
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To: kingattax

bttt


22 posted on 04/16/2014 6:12:17 PM PDT by SES1066 (Quality, Speed or Economical - Any 2 of 3 except in government - 1 at best but never #3!)
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To: kingattax

My son did one of those bike rides, where you take your bike up on a chair lift meant for skiing and ride down.

I told him that if he ever does it again that I didn’t want to know about it before or after. He said that once was enough for him, he was never doing it again. He said that he wasn’t even properly equipped for the ride, that his bike didn’t have large enough shock absorbers to ease bumps, but once he started down, there was no way to stop until he reached the bottom.


23 posted on 04/17/2014 1:02:11 PM PDT by Eva
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