ONE LAP: Brian Lopes, Mammoth Kamikaze 7

Legends of the Kamikaze winner, Brian Lopes, takes you for his first run down the epic Mammoth descent in over 15-20 years. High speed hootin' and hollerin' are what it's all about!

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    9/9/2013 1:57 PM

    Actually a super fun course (except for the crazy pedal section). I did it back in '95 and there was still tons of snow on the mountain. They had to cut a channel down the course with this monster snow blower. Left 10' snow walls on each side at some parts. Felt like I was in Tron. Good to see it back. Not everything has to be super technical to be fun. Lots of history with that place! Freaky going that fast too! I remember we all rushed the start at practice and there were about 20 guys going down at the same time. Super dusty Days of Thunder like.

  • dirtbeard

    9/9/2013 1:33 AM


  • tbox

    9/9/2013 6:18 PM

    Yep, Ibis ripley I think he raced on

  • Scott_Townes

    9/8/2013 1:46 PM

    So that's what a fire road looks like...

  • Varaxis

    9/8/2013 2:22 PM

    A pretty damn historic one. Think of the bikes they raced on it back in the day and how long they've come along since then.

  • Big Bird

    9/9/2013 8:30 AM

    Ever done over 60 Mph on a gravel fire road?

  • Scott_Townes

    9/10/2013 11:45 AM

    Oh I'm well aware of the historic significance of it, just never thought I'd see the day where they did a ONE LAP of it, haha.

    Big Bird- I don't know. I've never been bombing down a fire road with a GPS... haha

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