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    How old are you? 36
    What state do you live? Blue Mtns, NSW
    How long have you been riding? Riding since I was 3 or so. Road up until about 1990 and then mtb.
    Whats styles of riding do you do? XCish trail & commuting
    How often do you ride? Commute- At least 75% of my shifts, off road- not as much as I'd like, but it's getting better
    Tell us about your bike/s? 2005 Giant VT2, 2009 KHS Solo One SS 29er, 700c SS commuter bitsa (my fav)
    Have you had any significant bike related injuries? A few broken ribs
    Do you compete and at what level?
    Any cycling highights worth posting? Convincing the Minister for War and Finances that I needed the KHS!
    What forums/subforums do you visit the most on rotorburn? Most of 'em
    Whats your biggest or favourite rant? Where do I start?

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    Quote Originally Posted by JP View Post
    Whats your biggest or favourite rant? Where do I start?
    yep, DON'T get him started!!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrCove View Post
    yep, DON'T get him started!!!!!!
    You know it!
    Last edited by JP; 26-06-2010 at 08:09 AM.

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    How old are you? 33
    What state do you live? NSW. Hunter Valley. In the coal dust bowl that is Singleton.
    How long have you been riding? Since I was about 13. I'll never forget that old Apollo Kosciuszko.
    Whats styles of riding do you do? XC. Kids keep my wheels on the ground
    How often do you ride? No where near enough, once or twice a week.
    Tell us about your bike/s? Only one atm, 08 Jamis Dakar XCR Expert.
    Have you had any significant bike related injuries? Nothing more than the usual gravel rash
    Do you compete and at what level? Yes, as low as they go.
    Any cycling highights worth posting? Finally getting to do the Dirtworks this year. Every ride is a highlight!
    What forums/subforums do you visit the most on rotorburn? XC and for sale
    Whats your biggest or favourite rant? People not putting photo's in for sale ads. How do you expect to sell it if we can't see it!
    Last edited by jaseh; 24-06-2010 at 09:39 PM.

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    HOW OLD ARE YOU? 34
    WHAT STATE DO YOU LIVE IN? Queenslander
    HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN RIDING? As long as i can remember.
    WHAT STYLES OF RIDING DO YOU DO? Dh/ hucking DJ/park26/20inch ocassional xc blast.
    HOW OFTEN DO YOU RIDE. As much as my wife and family will allow. about five to six days a week.
    TELL US ABOUT YOUR BIKE/S. Norco shore2, Santa Cruz Jackal, Azonic Ds1,1991GT mach1(restored retro 20inch) Transition Gran Mal(frame) GT LTS(frame) and shopping around for a new dj/park 20inch
    HAVE YOU HAD ANY SIGNIFICANT BIKE RELATED INJURIES. Two broken ribs,one broken ankle.severe pedal gash across calf muscle, concussion, and more gravel rash than i care to remember.
    DO YOU COMPETE AND AT WHAT LEVEL. Qld state/sunny series dh. sitting this year out due to new born twins,but have done a lot of racing since about 1997. hope to do nationals one day.
    ANY CYCLING ACHEIVEMENTS WORTH POSTING. Finished 5th overall veteran mens 2009 sunshine series. got a third in 4x back in 03
    WHAT FORUMS/SUBFORUMS DO YOU VISIT MOST ON ROTORBURN. This and that.
    WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST/FAVOURITE RANT. Dickheads in commodores! "its gunna be the fastest one around when its finished!" lmfao!
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    How old are you? 37
    What state do you live? VIC
    How long have you been riding? almost a year!
    Whats styles of riding do you do? XC
    How often do you ride? Once or twice a week - sometimes I wag work for a ride!
    Tell us about your bike/s? Fluid Ricochet - it's put up with me so far
    Have you had any significant bike related injuries? Not really significant, but I was the first in the STJ Ambo at the Lake Mountain race this year :-) That's when I learnt which is my front brake, and not to use it when I go over a rock - I smashed the handle bar into my calf within the first 2 kms - but I still finished the 15 km loop :D
    Do you compete and at what level? One day I WON'T be VERY last
    Any cycling highights worth posting? I am sure I have been on at least one ride where I didn't fall off....
    What forums/subforums do you visit the most on rotorburn? Lurking....
    Whats your biggest or favourite rant? Nothing yet!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Balance View Post
    Any cycling highights worth posting? I am sure I have been on at least one ride where I didn't fall off....
    Yes, you have, I was there! (and fell off )

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    How old are you?
    38
    What state do you live?
    ACT
    How long have you been riding?
    road since '89. mtb since '94
    What styles of riding do you do?
    XC/Marathon/Road
    How often do you ride?
    4-5 times average 8-9 hours a week
    Tell us about your bike/s?
    MTB-Scott Scale 20, Giant atx SS/commuter, Road-Moser steel.
    Have you had any significant bike related injuries?
    Only to the bank balance....
    Do you compete and at what level?
    Club XC racing, Enduro/marathons in open...not long to vets!
    Any cycling highlights worth posting?
    Proposed to my wife whilst on the mawson trail mtb touring...and she said yes.
    What forums/subforums do you visit the most on rotorburn?
    XC/enduro, road, this one!
    Whats your biggest or favourite rant?
    Everybody's got an opinion, and the right to express it, just because you may not like doesn't give you a right to flame them. Thats what forums are- big public discussion boards.

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    How old are you? 40
    What state do you live? VIC
    How long have you been riding? 30+ years
    Whats styles of riding do you do? DH mainly, FR, XC, enduro events, skate park.
    How often do you ride? DH on weekends, ride XC on weekdays/weekends skate park after work
    Tell us about your bike/s? 2001 Specialized Enduro (XC), 2004 Specialized SX (Slalom, Slope and 4X), 2005 Specialized Enduro (Trail), 2005 Specialized BigHit SPEC (FR), 2006 Specialized BigHit (DH), 2006 Banshee Morphine (HT DH), 2007 STP Zero (Skate Park). 7 Bikes all up on the go, Evil Imperial frame on garage wall.
    Have you had any significant bike related injuries? Left knee ACL reconstruction.
    Do you compete and at what level? DH, vets or social, (soon to be masters), XC/Enduro events for fun.
    Any cycling highights worth posting? Have ridden Ayers Rock to Darwin for MS.
    What forums/subforums do you visit the most on rotorburn? Parts and stuff.
    Whats your biggest or favourite rant? Theres a fewon Farkin/Rotorburn that are a good read, none specifically favourite....
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    G'day folks ..

    G-man is the handle ( AKA Grupe )

    How old are you? = 37 years young

    What state do you live? NSW

    How long have you been riding? = 15 years ish

    Whats styles of riding do you do? = Off road mainly , DH / Agressive trail , the odd enduro and
    the dreaded commute ..

    How often do you ride? = 3 to 5 times a week

    Tell us about your bike/s? = 09 Norco Aline Park , Pivot Firebird , Trusty MAX hardtail + my beautiful
    retro as Sintesi Bazooka !!

    Have you had any significant bike related injuries? = To many to list , latest bad one was a hip dislocation
    I dont rate that very highly ..

    Do you compete and at what level? = Masters 1/2 DH. Club , State & National comps.

    Any cycling highights worth posting? = 2003 NSW Open Mens hardtail champ & club champ a couple times.

    What forums/subforums do you visit the most on rotorburn? = Downhill, Freeride & General MTB

    Well thats about it folks ,, Catch yas on a hill somewhere ..

    G-man outy
    Bending wheels is my thing ,, G-man Outy

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