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PostPosted: Tue Jul 02, 2013 8:11 pm 
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 02, 2013 8:37 pm 
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 02, 2013 10:53 pm 
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mental - I am not seeing any brakes on those bikes :o


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 02, 2013 11:06 pm 
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02gf74 wrote:
mental - I am not seeing any brakes on those bikes :o


Maybe a coaster brake on the rear?

Drop bars are cool though :D

I say! Looks like a couple of chaps took a frightfull spill on the downhill section...

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 02, 2013 11:35 pm 
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This is from New Zealand...the footage is probably from last week!


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 03, 2013 5:11 am 
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makster wrote:
This is from New Zealand...the footage is probably from last week!


Or this morning in the UK :wink:


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 03, 2013 6:14 am 
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So who invented mountain biking?


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 03, 2013 6:47 am 
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looks like one is wearing a retrobike top !


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 03, 2013 11:08 am 
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lewisfoto wrote:
So who invented mountain biking?


Highly debatable, but the French started doing cyclo-cross in 1902!
This clip is from 1925:

http://www.britishpathe.com/video/le-2- ... yclo+cross


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 03, 2013 11:35 am 
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50 year old monster cross!


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