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PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2007 3:33 pm 
hi brate , hey can you take a photo of your bike?
i am an avid mtn.biker and i love seeing what others ride


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2007 4:15 pm 
Sure, here it is.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2007 5:56 pm 
nice i like it
here are my two

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2007 6:50 pm 
I'm thinking about purchasing a Jamis FS frame and moving all my parts over to it but till then my hard tail does a great job, once i figure out the perfect way to bring my camera with me i will be heading to some remote locations for pictures.

There is a state park here near San Antonio called Government Canyon and I'm really looking forward to riding into the back country to take some photos. The ability to take all 3 of my hobbies and join them is wonderful! (just learned how to make panoramas with CS2.


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 27, 2007 5:50 pm 
Jamis is a good company but i recommend Specialized , due to the fact they have the 4-bar link suspension which is the best type of suspension
i worked in a bike shop for 4 years. thats why i was able to put what i have on my bike the only thing original on the bike is the fame , fork and shock . EVERYTHING else is upgraded to Shimano XT or XTR

i hate , BUT LOVE my hobbies , all my hobbies are expensive :(
mountain biking, drumming and now photography

but ehh , oh well gotta spend your money some how.

here are a few more photos of my bike :D
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 27, 2007 6:07 pm 
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Hey guys! Nice to see you have fun with your bikes. But the threads starts to get a little off-topic :wink:
Perhaps you can tell us all about how you carry your photographic gear on a ride, protect it from mud or take action shots :idea:

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 24, 2007 6:24 am 
hahah actually its right on topic now HAHAHH


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 24, 2007 6:35 am 
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Yes, that's exactly why Gordon created this section :wink:

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 24, 2007 6:50 am 
:D he is a smart man


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 24, 2007 6:51 am 
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You're very kind!

PS - hey you guys haven't given us any tips on carrying cameras and taking photos when riding your bikes yet...!


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 24, 2007 7:11 am 
well honestly when i ride , im kind of a psycho , im not myself
meaning i ride very hard and i hit trees and do large jumps my camera wouldnt last very long so , i leave the camera at home when i ride

even though im gonna see if my girlfriend will take photos of me in the woods sometime this fall

im doing my best to teach her the camera too


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 24, 2007 9:10 pm 
If im doing a casual Cross Country ride I simply use a camera backpack. Safest way to go because your body acts as the shock absorber for the camera.


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