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fyshstykr 03-24-2013 12:30 PM

Downhill anyone!?
 
Some of you who know me a little better know I work for ENVE Composites, we make high end carbon fiber bike wheels, and carbon fiber parts for custom bike builders. I found this video today from the early days of the company and thought a few here might enjoy a little ride.:worthy:

fredaevans 03-24-2013 01:27 PM

Re: Downhill anyone!?
 
Many years back, but been down much of that trail. Even walking, it was a chore!

fae

williamhj 03-24-2013 01:51 PM

Re: Downhill anyone!?
 
:eek: Hope his life insurance company didn't see that :) Very cool video thanks for posting it.

fyshstykr 03-24-2013 03:27 PM

Re: Downhill anyone!?
 
Fred, I was thinking as I watched that it would be tough hiking even going down hill.:)

William, I'm not up on all the big names in the sport, but I figure the guy is probably a 'Pro' rider with high premiums on his health/life insurance. Some of these guys are flat nutz!

Not a sport I could ever participate in, but I do enjoy watching them.

mcnerney 03-24-2013 03:27 PM

Re: Downhill anyone!?
 
John: Definitely a professional bike rider! Loved the video.

fyshstykr 03-24-2013 03:31 PM

Re: Downhill anyone!?
 
I think so Larry.

It's funny, when warmer weather rolls around(pun intended) and the avid riders that I work with start getting out, they seem to show up in cast, slings, neck braces, and the sort. They heal up and go back for more.:stretcher

JoJer 03-26-2013 08:40 PM

Re: Downhill anyone!?
 
OK Yeah, neat and all but he could have been down at that lake we see about 15 seconds into the vid and fishing...which is better IMHO.

fyshstykr 03-26-2013 09:21 PM

Re: Downhill anyone!?
 
That's what you and I would be doing, but....thank goodness we have the "adrenalin junkies" in the world or else our waters would be way more crowded. I like my adrenalin rush in measured amounts anyway! ;)

stuie675 03-26-2013 11:30 PM

Re: Downhill anyone!?
 
Man I saw bike and carbon fiber and thought motorcycle wheels. I was about to say HOOK A BROTHER UP!!

but either way sweet video. Wish I had the guts for that stuff.

fredaevans 03-27-2013 10:29 AM

Re: Downhill anyone!?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by williamhj (Post 540263)
:eek: Hope his life insurance company didn't see that :) Very cool video thanks for posting it.

That was a question I posited to my son in law. He/friends are great trail bike riders in the Bitterroot Mountains in Montana. Gave him a GoPro camera and watching the film(s) of the trails they were going down made me cringe.


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