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Offline noble

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Top speed?
« on: September 22, 2007, 10:21:37 AM »
What is the fastest you have ever gone on your MTB??
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Re: Top speed?
« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2007, 12:45:53 PM »
I may have beaten this on my last trip to Mammoth, but I've hit an indicated 55mph down the Kamikaze (6 mile fireroad trail that drops 2k vertical feet, site of a classic MTB race). 
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Re: Top speed?
« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2007, 12:49:02 PM »
41 mph in Shenandoah, VA.. during the 100 mile race. got some pretty bad speed wobbles. LOL

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Re: Top speed?
« Reply #3 on: September 22, 2007, 06:32:29 PM »
50 on the road, but on my mtb.

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Re: Top speed?
« Reply #4 on: September 23, 2007, 07:54:45 AM »
Probably low to mid 30's for me. Even on the road bike, only around 40 or so.
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Re: Top speed?
« Reply #5 on: September 23, 2007, 09:39:05 AM »
Sounds cool.

I don't know for sure--I didn't have a speedometer when I went to North Carolina.

Here at Croom the fastest I have gone is about 32. Not really that fast but it was too fast for the conditions and area!
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Re: Top speed?
« Reply #6 on: October 14, 2007, 05:10:45 PM »
14mph on trails.


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Re: Top speed?
« Reply #7 on: October 14, 2007, 08:15:10 PM »
14 meaning that is your average speed?
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Re: Top speed?
« Reply #8 on: October 14, 2007, 09:08:24 PM »
Road bike back in 1990 I did 51 mph on my bike cable speedometer . All 18 speeds fully pedal.  :o I was a dare devil kid back then. :D

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Re: Top speed?
« Reply #9 on: October 14, 2007, 10:10:55 PM »
12 MPH

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Re: Top speed?
« Reply #10 on: October 14, 2007, 11:24:46 PM »
51 is pretty impressive.

I remember years ago seeing a guy on a MTB on TV doing wheelies downhill at 77ish mph and, even crazier, he did front tire wheelies at 55 plus mph!!  Did any of you ever see that?? Somebody might have done better by now, it was a long time ago, but at the time it was a record.
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Re: Top speed?
« Reply #11 on: October 15, 2007, 06:08:27 AM »
That record has been broken check out this guy.

http://www.swampclub.org/smf/index.php/topic,700.0.html

FactorE you know last time we rode we hit al reast 19 on the road and 17 on the trails
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Re: Top speed?
« Reply #12 on: October 15, 2007, 06:30:25 AM »
That record has been broken check out this guy.

http://www.swampclub.org/smf/index.php/topic,700.0.html
That video give me the chills. I would hate to know how that feel to fall going that fast.

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Re: Top speed?
« Reply #13 on: October 15, 2007, 07:56:33 AM »
Road bike back in 1990 I did 51 mph on my bike cable speedometer . All 18 speeds fully pedal.  :o I was a dare devil kid back then. :D

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Re: Top speed?
« Reply #14 on: October 15, 2007, 03:48:28 PM »
That vid was crazy but he wasn't doing wheelies like I was talking about.
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