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Added a comment about photo Push It 8/30/2014 7:44 PM
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Yeah Tyson!!!

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Added a comment about feature Vital MTB Weekly Photo Comp, Presented by Gamut USA 1/15/2013 6:52 PM
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It's a Solstice - out of Colorado Springs, CO. Check out ridesolstice.com for info. I think Mountainflyer did a review a while back as well...

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Added a new photo album Random 1/12/2013 9:42 AM
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Added a new photo album Kyle Mears Solstice Shoot 1/12/2013 8:31 AM
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Added a comment about feature Win a RockShox BoXXer - Vital OTB, 2012 Val di Sole, Italy World Cup 6/2/2012 12:39 PM
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Gwin - 3:14.53
Ragot - 3:53.14

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Added a comment about feature Win Custom Painted Allsport OH2 Carbon Wrist Braces 5/25/2012 8:18 AM
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Dude, where's my parachute?

A base-jumper buddy of mine and I are on a group ride in Moab. We're on the LPS section that rides along the side of a 500' cliff over castle valley. He goes over the bars on a steep roll in and lands face first in the dirt. We all see the crash, but it didn't seem bad at all so the group doesn't even stop. Me an another guy wait while laughing as he spits some dirt out of his mouth and re-adjusts his helmet. After a few secs we're riding again with him taking up the rear. I can hear him back there riding for a while, but after a few miles I've dropped him but think nothing of it. I meet the rest of the group at the overlook and pull out a snack as we wait for my buddy... and wait. After like 5-10 minutes I realize that he must have had a mech so I'll tell the group that I'm gonna ride back up and help him.
I ride like a mile back up LPS asking everyone I pass and a group says they saw a dude back up the trail and he seemed fine but he was off his bike to the side of the trail just standing there. I'm puzzled but when I get there I can see what they meant; he is off his bike and like 5 feet off the trail - looking out over the cliff to the valley below and doing nothing else. The bike looks fine, no flats.
"What's up, you ok dude?"
"What happened" he replies looking at me funny
"I don't know man - you tell me - you're bike ok?"
"Where's my parachute"
"What?!"
"Where the f%$* is my chute?!" evidently he thinks he came all this way to jump but forgot his chute.
As I get closer I can see that he is rattled - his eyes look hazy, he keeps shaking his head back and forth and it's obvious that he has no idea who I am or what day it is.
"We're riding bikes man - we're NOT jumping!!"

While I walked him out to the road he must have asked me 15 times where his parachute was, if he crashed, where he was.... It was like his mind reset every 5 minutes and he was starting over. I was just glad we were walking away from the cliff. It took him a few weeks to recover and get his memory back but now all is good!

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Added a comment about feature Win a RockShox BoXXer - Vital OTB, 2012 Pietermaritzburg South Africa World Cup 3/14/2012 7:59 PM
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Gwin - 4:05.30
Hannah - 4:48.30

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Added a comment about feature Win a RockShox BoXXer World Cup - Vital OTB, Fort William 6/1/2011 11:53 AM
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Gwin - 4:32.30
Atherton - 5:11.30

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