Why we ride

Discussion in 'Health' started by horsebikerider, Feb 2, 2018.

  1. horsebikerider

    horsebikerider Member

    Location:
    Orange
    Name:
    Suzanne Martin
    Current Bike:
    Tallboy
    Go ahead and click like, Faust29! That was pretty witty of my old man! :sneaky:
     
  2. horsebikerider

    horsebikerider Member

    Location:
    Orange
    Name:
    Suzanne Martin
    Current Bike:
    Tallboy
    Sorry, @herzalot! I haven't been on my computer all weekend....I've been out riding! :whistling:
     
  3. Sidewalk

    Sidewalk Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Unknown
    Name:
    Josh
    Current Bike:
    N+1
    I currently have 5 functioning bikes. I enjoy riding all of them. They all have a different kind of enjoyment, but I feel better when I am riding them. I don't really like climbing with the Enduro or TT bike, but I love flat ground on the TT, or descending on the Enduro. Or the XC when I want to just haul ass. The roadie gets me to places far and wide right from my doorstep without having to plan anything. And the CX...

    Well, the CX is just stupid.
     
  4. Faust29

    Faust29 iMTB Hooligan

    Location:
    Rancho Santa Margarita
    Name:
    Steve
    Current Bike:
    Chameleon & Highball C
    That looks like the turn just past Pleasants Peak on the way to Motorway to me... But @mike doesn't get to that end of the mountain often?
     
  5. herzalot

    herzalot iMTB Hooligan

    Location:
    Laguna Beach
    Name:
    Chris
    Current Bike:
    '15 Intense Tracer 275c DVOish
    That's crazy talk right there. Why ride when you can spend precious time typing pithy comments? Check your priorities! :whistling:
     
  6. horsebikerider

    horsebikerider Member

    Location:
    Orange
    Name:
    Suzanne Martin
    Current Bike:
    Tallboy
    :Roflmao:Roflmao:Roflmao:Roflmao
     
  7. kioti

    kioti iMTB Rockstah

    Name:
    Jim Jennings
    Current Bike:
    ibis ripley
    C'mon man, cross training! Keyboard punching = brake lever control+simulated attack position; bounce ball chair = core strength+balance..

    You know this!
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  8. Stkx66

    Stkx66 Member

    Location:
    Southern California
    Name:
    Steve Boudreaux
    Current Bike:
    Santa Cruz Bronson C
    Picking up mountain bike riding has been the best thing for me. ( Seriously ) I really enjoy this new-to-me activity. I love the outdoors and I like pushing my own personal limits ( which seem to be about 25 miles ** so far ) I bought a brand new Hightower 27+ with Santa Cruz Reserve Carbon 29'r Carbon 30's on the way. Look out 'cause soon I'll be the semi truck in the 1971 movie Duel with Dennis Weaver. ( Joke ) ** Have you ever been climbing a hill and saw someone behind you and thought " I don't want them to catch me- I must stay ahead ?" Well... that's me but I seem to get passed a lot.. by many.. but I'm working on it!
     
  9. Runs with Scissors

    Runs with Scissors iMTB Addict

    Location:
    West Anaheim
    Name:
    Mark Whitaker
    Current Bike:
    2015 Giant XTC Advanced 1 29er
    We're all either rabbits, or we chase rabbits. Or we do both, just at different times. It's not what you ride, it's why you ride. Keep chasing that goal. But more than anything else, have fun with it. Otherwise it's just work. And then it just sucks.
     
  10. Aviatrix

    Aviatrix Member

    Name:
    Kelly
    I ride so I don't Axe-murder everyone around me.
     
  11. UPSed

    UPSed iMTB Addict

    Location:
    Simi Valley
    Name:
    Edward Bottorff
    Current Bike:
    Niner Jet 9 RDO Plus
    Pretty much. :thumbsup:
     
  12. doublewide

    doublewide Well-Known Member

    Name:
    Mark
    Current Bike:
    Ride Life Ride Giant
    I'm with you! I absolutely love the smell of that stuff!

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    No wonder I like you. ;)
     
  13. MrGreedom

    MrGreedom Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Los Angeles
    Name:
    Ryan
    Current Bike:
    BH Lynx6
    I was on a Taco Tue dinner date last night. I had just gotten off a ride so of course we were talking about bikes. She was pandering to my heart strings by saying she wants a bike. When I told her I wouldn't trust my life or mental peace of safely getting off a trail to a bike that cost less than $500. Her expression said it all, that no bike is worth $500. Let alone what I paid for my bike, she rather the used Honda.

    The waitress comes over and my date compliments her figure. Waitress goes into how she just had liposuction and a tuck. My date gets excited asking for referrals. She goes on to say she has $10k in the bank for her dream of a fat transfer to her ass and a tummy tuck... WTF :confused:
     
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  14. LLPoolJ

    LLPoolJ Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Moreno Valley
    Name:
    James Johnson
    Current Bike:
    Specy Epic and Stumpy
    Move on! Bikes are less maint.
     
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  15. doublewide

    doublewide Well-Known Member

    Name:
    Mark
    Current Bike:
    Ride Life Ride Giant
    But were the Tacos good???
     
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  16. MrGreedom

    MrGreedom Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Los Angeles
    Name:
    Ryan
    Current Bike:
    BH Lynx6
    Good tacos, and great Micheladas made it so the evening wasn't a total wash.
     
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  17. Torrent77

    Torrent77 Member

    Name:
    Dave
  18. blixet

    blixet Well-Known Member

    Location:
    San Gabriel Valley
    Name:
    Tom
    Current Bike:
    Bronson
    I looked into liposuction but the cost of disposal in my case was too high! :gag:

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  19. MrGreedom

    MrGreedom Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Los Angeles
    Name:
    Ryan
    Current Bike:
    BH Lynx6
    Relocate the fat to your ass and and you wont have to wear a chamois anymore.
     
  20. doublewide

    doublewide Well-Known Member

    Name:
    Mark
    Current Bike:
    Ride Life Ride Giant
    Not true, I still need to wear one! :Roflmao
     
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  21. UPSed

    UPSed iMTB Addict

    Location:
    Simi Valley
    Name:
    Edward Bottorff
    Current Bike:
    Niner Jet 9 RDO Plus
    Where do you find these people? :eek::Roflmao:p:D
     
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  22. konakc

    konakc Well-Known Member

    Name:
    kc
    Its nice being married for 18 years ...
     
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  23. mountaingirl sara

    mountaingirl sara Well-Known Member

    Location:
    So Cal
    Name:
    Sara Ford
    Current Bike:
    Santa Cruz 5010
    :Roflmao:Roflmao
     
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  24. mountaingirl sara

    mountaingirl sara Well-Known Member

    Location:
    So Cal
    Name:
    Sara Ford
    Current Bike:
    Santa Cruz 5010
    :eek::thumbsup::Roflmao
     
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  25. mountaingirl sara

    mountaingirl sara Well-Known Member

    Location:
    So Cal
    Name:
    Sara Ford
    Current Bike:
    Santa Cruz 5010
    Eww! True story??
     
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  26. mountaingirl sara

    mountaingirl sara Well-Known Member

    Location:
    So Cal
    Name:
    Sara Ford
    Current Bike:
    Santa Cruz 5010
    I ride because it’s my drug, my therapy(burn off the crazy:whistling:), my playtime, and my escape from the real world, fitness is just a cool side effect for me. Riding makes me stronger, but also reveals my weaknesses. When I’m solo I work through a lot of crap in my head, when I’m with other riders its fun to chat, share, cut up and even compete a little:rolleyes:. Mtn biking can be very empowering and extremely humbling at times. I wouldn’t be who I am without it :inlove::inlove::inlove:
    Have I mentioned that I LOVE to mtn bike and I love imbtrails?! :D thanks @Mikie :thumbsup:

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  27. Faust29

    Faust29 iMTB Hooligan

    Location:
    Rancho Santa Margarita
    Name:
    Steve
    Current Bike:
    Chameleon & Highball C
    Is this what dating is like nowadays? :eek: :confused:
     
  28. MrGreedom

    MrGreedom Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Los Angeles
    Name:
    Ryan
    Current Bike:
    BH Lynx6
    Dating in LA is such a clusterfuck. Its like fishing off a dock with nothing but carp around. Loads if bites wanting a free meal, but nothing worth taking home.
     
  29. Mikie

    Mikie Admin/MTB Addict

    Location:
    Lebec, California
    Name:
    Mikie Watson
    Current Bike:
    Yeti ASR5c, SC Hightower
    Are you suggesting we start a Dating Forum on imtbtrails? Well we certainly could not call it :eek: eHarmony! Everyone would be up in arms thinking... oh nevermind! :rolleyes:
     
  30. MrGreedom

    MrGreedom Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Los Angeles
    Name:
    Ryan
    Current Bike:
    BH Lynx6
    That would be an abuse of power.
     
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