Yet another new guy...

Discussion in 'Say Hello!' started by carl, Jan 8, 2018.

  1. carl

    carl Newbie with Hope!

    Location:
    Los Angeles
    Name:
    Carl
    Current Bike:
    Santa Cruz Chameleon
    Hi all,

    New forum member here. Just a quick intro.: newish to mtb, picked up a Santa Cruz Chameleon a couple of months ago and been having a blast with it since!

    I found this forum while searching the web for info on some local trails (L.A. area) and it looks like a great source of info., so thanks!
     
    Severum, Mikie, mike and 12 others like this.
  2. mtnbikej

    mtnbikej J-Zilla

    Location:
    Orange
    Name:
    J
    Current Bike:
    SC Chameleon SS
    You are only allowed to be a member with a Chameleon if it is a SS. If you have gears on it, we don't serve your kind here.

















































    :whistling: :rolleyes:
    Otherwise.....welcome.
     
    jaime, Evoracer, mike and 10 others like this.
  3. Runs with Scissors

    Runs with Scissors iMTB Addict

    Location:
    West Anaheim
    Name:
    Mark Whitaker
    Current Bike:
    2015 Giant XTC Advanced 1 29er
    Welcome to the asylum!! You'll have a blast here, and you'll find some great rides. Maybe even lead some. Chime in often, and give as good as you get.
     
    mike, Mikie, Faust29 and 4 others like this.
  4. herzalot

    herzalot iMTB Hooligan

    Location:
    Laguna Beach
    Name:
    Chris
    Current Bike:
    '15 Intense Tracer 275c DVOish
    Welcome @carl As you can see, we are a friendly bunch!

    We already have a Carl and two (or is it three) Chameleons, so we have high expectations. I highly recommend that you link up with @mtnbikej for an introductory ride!



    (OK, only a madman would do that.)

    Welcome to the best little mtb forum west of the Pecos! Ride a lot, write a lot! :thumbsup::cool:
     
    mike, Mikie, Faust29 and 7 others like this.
  5. bvader

    bvader Well-Known Member

    Location:
    HB
    Name:
    Stephen
    @carl Welcome!!!

    Don't worry about J.. we are still trying to figure out exactly what bio engineering accident he was involved in early on.. you see he has lost the ability to count beyond 1 gear BUT in exchange he now exhibits an uncanny ability to basically ride.... Forever.
     
    kioti, mike, Mikie and 9 others like this.
  6. MrGreedom

    MrGreedom Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Los Angeles
    Name:
    Ryan
    Current Bike:
    BH Lynx6
    Welcome to your new addiction. First ride is free.
     
    kioti, mike, Mikie and 5 others like this.
  7. carl

    carl Newbie with Hope!

    Location:
    Los Angeles
    Name:
    Carl
    Current Bike:
    Santa Cruz Chameleon
    Thanks for the welcome everyone!

    I've definitely got the shifty-one, Does it count as a single if I only use one gear at a time?

    Hopefully I'm at least the first Carl with a Chameleon! :bang:
     
    kioti, herzalot, mike and 10 others like this.
  8. Voodoo Tom

    Voodoo Tom MTB Addict

    Location:
    Castaic
    Name:
    Tom
    Current Bike:
    Pick one, got a few
    I welcome you even with gears as long as ya got 11 or 12 of em. Santa Cruz bikes are pretty acceptable around here too. Some day I'll have one.
     
    mike, carl, MrGreedom and 5 others like this.
  9. Cyclotourist

    Cyclotourist iMTB Rockstah

    Location:
    Redlands
    Name:
    David
    Current Bike:
    Santa Cruz Chameleon
    Another member of #chameleonclub!
    Three to one shifters to singlers, although the singler looks to occasionally backslide!
     
    mike, carl, Old&InTheWay and 4 others like this.
  10. Faust29

    Faust29 iMTB Hooligan

    Location:
    Rancho Santa Margarita
    Name:
    Steve
    Current Bike:
    Chameleon & Highball C
    Welcome fellow Chameleon owner!

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  11. mike

    mike iMTB Addict

    Location:
    Western US
    Name:
    Mike O
    Current Bike:
    Guerrilla Gravity Smash
    Welcome, @carl :)

    Ride bikes, stay stoked, talk about it here. Have fun, stay safe; hope to share some dirt. :thumbsup:
     
  12. SnakeCharmer

    SnakeCharmer iMTB Rockstah

    Location:
    Crescenta Valley
    Name:
    Mike, aka "Snake"
    Current Bike:
    Salsa/Trek/Kona
    Welcome @carl, hope to see you out on the trails! :thumbsup:
     
    mike, carl, Old&InTheWay and 5 others like this.
  13. Luis

    Luis iMTB Rockstah

    Location:
    Sylmar
    Name:
    Luis
    Current Bike:
    Big Black 29er
    Welcome aboard Carl. What trails in L.A. have you been riding? I've been known to wonder around aimlessly through out the Verdugos, the Santa Monicas, and the San Gabriels.
    :thumbsup:
     
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  14. Mikie

    Mikie Admin/MTB Addict

    Location:
    Lebec, California
    Name:
    Mikie Watson
    Current Bike:
    Yeti ASR5c, SC Hightower
    Welcome @carl !
    Great group of guys here full of themselves, ha hah! But that's what makes this place fun.
    Great to see you are one of the "Cruz Brothah's"

    We will hit some dirt together, oh yes..... we will.:thumbsup:

    Ride lots and Post Lots. That's what makes this forum go round and round, well, other than the constant derailment and schmack talk banter.

    :)Mikie of Frazier Park
     
    DangerDirtyD, kioti, herzalot and 7 others like this.
  15. Redman

    Redman Member

    Location:
    Cypress, Ca
    Name:
    Kevin
    Current Bike:
    Santa Cruz Nomad CC 27.5
    x2
     
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  16. Sidewalk

    Sidewalk Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Unknown
    Name:
    Josh
    Current Bike:
    N+1
    The Chameleon is definitely a cool bike.
     
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  17. ULEWZ

    ULEWZ New Member

    Location:
    Northridge, Ca
    Name:
    Lew
    Current Bike:
    2015 Intense Tracer Pro Carbon
    Welcome aboard from another newbee. I am known as the tool whisperer. I whisper when I purchase tools so the better half doesn't find out. :Roflmao
     
    carl, Faust29, kioti and 4 others like this.
  18. herzalot

    herzalot iMTB Hooligan

    Location:
    Laguna Beach
    Name:
    Chris
    Current Bike:
    '15 Intense Tracer 275c DVOish
    I like the way you think. You will fit in fine here! Just stay away from those sado-masochist singlespeeders. They ain't right in the head. o_O :confused:
     
  19. jaime

    jaime Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Corona, ca
    Name:
    jaime
    Current Bike:
    '15 Giant reign advanced 1
    Welcome from Corona :thumbsup: !
     
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