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Grab your glock! Highland Mountain Bike Park front man and blaster extraordinaire, Dave Smutok, goes for five.

What's the best thing about running a mountain bike park?
Besides having a great place to ride, it's gratifying seeing other people having memorable riding experiences on something I helped create. 

What bike are you currently riding?
I am riding a full line up of GT bikes and I have to say my favorite is the Distortion.  I have a RockShox Lyrik lowered a bit up front and a Monarch in the rear. Avid XO brakes and full XO 10spd drivetrain.  Here it is when it was new and fresh.
Dave Smutok's GT Distortion.If you had one do-over in life, what would it be?
Ummm, I try and live with no regrets, but I could do without having snapped my foot off back in 05.

Who you do think is going to be a sleeper surprise finisher in the Highland OverMountain Enduro?
I am going to have to say Ben Moody. The guy is superfast on downhill and a machine on the pedals. 

Who do you see on their face, in the dirt more often? Aaron Chase or Adam Hauck?
I would say Hauck. If they're playing a game of bike against each other, then I would say Chase.

2011 Claymore Challenge action from Highland
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Take a ride with Smutok last year at Highland, courtesy of GnR.
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