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Old 11-20-2011, 08:47 PM   #16
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For the record, this thread contains the only vote, thus far, for bringing the 300s to Endurocross.

All other submissions have been for sacrificing the BigWheels to the racing gods.

For some reason, no one has chosen the Justin Beiber option. Perhaps it is the spate of negative publicity that he has been receiving lately.

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Old 11-21-2011, 04:53 AM   #17
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Great vid BW, your stuff is always good, this is no exception.
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Old 11-21-2011, 06:18 PM   #18
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Mr. Bigwheel, first off awesome video. Well videos, been watching your channel killing time at work today

As for bikes to run in the enduroX the 300 would work very well and survive. The rider prob wont.

For extra style points, run the trail 90. The bike prob wont survive but you might

Adidtional bikes to consider:

The TW200

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Old 11-22-2011, 09:20 AM   #19
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Fuzzybock,

Strangely, the TW200 was discussed as a contender for Endurocross. Even more strangely, no one immediately dismissed the idea. The TW doesn't have the massive underhang that the BigWheel with the Tri-Z forks has.

Most importantly, no one would mind sacrificing a TW200 to the Endurocross bike-crusher. At all. Even though I harbor a strange fascination for them.

I think you are just messing with my weak mind with that suggestion.

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Old 11-22-2011, 11:29 AM   #20
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Holy cow, I'm eating lunch here at my desk laughing my ass off at these videos, perfectly hilarious. I can't wait to get home and watch the rest.

I think you have to take the big wheel, if for no other reason than to support your sponsors. The big wheel has acres of wide finders and sidewalls to plaster all the easy to read Metamucil stickers you can dream up! Besides, you can't call your self Mr. BigWheel and show up on a 300; just think of how much street cred you'd lose!!!
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Old 11-23-2011, 09:44 PM   #21
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Watching the videos on your lunch break? Waiting until you get home to watch the rest of the videos?

Child, you must be the last productive member of the American workforce. I knew that there must be someone out there that we were importing all of the Chinese goods for. I can't figure out how anyone else can afford to buy that stuff.

I do agree with you that the BW is the only way to go with the Endurocross.

Now all I have to do is convince Geoff Aaron to ride it for me. Cody Webb, maybe? Mike Brown is kinda old-school. Perhaps he would be interested....

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Old 11-23-2011, 11:46 PM   #22
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Dude, love your dead pan delivery. Had a bit of a stressful day today and the vid helped put things into perspective.

As for what bike to ride in the Enduro X, go with the pulse raising 300 2st. The 300 sends a message that you are there to compete and not just take part.

The 300 will also remind folks of the eponymous movie which also kicks major butt.

PS: I like your kitchen unit set up.
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Old 11-25-2011, 11:34 PM   #23
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Edmond,

I do agree that the 300 is a pulse raising machine. In fact, it would probably elevate my pulse to the cardiac arrest level. I would postulate that they would make me walk off the track after the arrest since even a 4wd ambulance wouldn't be able to navigate the course.

That doesn't necessarily disqualify the 300, but probably disqualifies me from riding it. My 180 pound Scorpa is starting to look reeeeeaaaalllly good in comparison.

Really good.

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Old 11-26-2011, 01:59 AM   #24
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Fantastic!





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Old 11-26-2011, 03:36 AM   #25
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always great
love your videos
wish you made them more often
thanks for sharing
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Old 11-26-2011, 12:33 PM   #26
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ClearwaterBMW,

Was that a haiku?

It definitely wasn't iambic pentameter.

I have now exhausted my knowledge of poetry.

Please edify me.

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Old 11-26-2011, 04:16 PM   #27
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Mr. BigWheel,

just watched the snowboarding documentary, 'The Art of Flight', and totally apprecitating the fact that you like to ignore the approach of winter and keep the riding season as long as possible, I couldn't help but gasp at the beauty of Alaska when it is covered with the white stuff.
An awesome documentary with superlative footage.

Also, I can't believe those boarders hurl themselves down mountains like that without any protective head gear. Absolutely insane.

Best wishes to you and your crew.
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Old 11-27-2011, 10:50 AM   #28
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I watched the trailer for The Art of Flight and must say that we prefer our snow covered terrain with less of an incline. In fact, you might be inclined to say that we prefer our terrain to reclined. Even sedentary, perhaps.

Art of Flight has talented editors, athletes and camera operators. And maybe even some sort of budget. That's why we aim for the middle ground; Accessible Mediocrity.

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PS: Most people think that it is absolutely insane that we waste any effort in using protective head gear.
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Old 11-27-2011, 09:25 PM   #29
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Art of Flight has talented editors, athletes and camera operators. And maybe even some sort of budget. That's why we aim for the middle ground; Accessible Mediocrity...

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Your movie had something that AoF was missing... a plot.
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Old 11-27-2011, 11:38 PM   #30
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your movie had something that aof was missing... A plot.
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