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Offline j0hnnyr493

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home skills course
« on: February 25, 2008, 11:11:42 PM »
okay... i have about 5 acres to play with and i want to put a mini home skills course on the property... nothing major, just some things like 2, 4, & 6 ft drops, a balance beam or two, some teeters,  some small djs, etc... does anyone know of a good website that has blueprints/plans for different types of obstacles... i know i've ran across one or two at some point but my googling skills are failing me at the moment... lol... any help is greatly appreciated
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Re: home skills course
« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2008, 12:43:29 AM »
okay... i have about 5 acres to play with and i want to put a mini home skills course on the property... nothing major, just some things like 2, 4, & 6 ft drops, a balance beam or two, some teeters,  some small djs, etc... does anyone know of a good website that has blueprints/plans for different types of obstacles... i know i've ran across one or two at some point but my googling skills are failing me at the moment... lol... any help is greatly appreciated

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Re: home skills course
« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2008, 03:21:33 PM »
that's not an issue b/c i will be the only one using it for the time being
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Re: home skills course
« Reply #3 on: February 27, 2008, 05:05:24 PM »
unless of course florida has some ridiculous laws i need to adhere to... i am from ky after all and we can do just about anything on our own property but here things are different down here... once again... any help is appreciated
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Re: home skills course
« Reply #4 on: February 27, 2008, 07:20:08 PM »
You can find ideas, pictures, and maybe some plans for a pump track at www.leelikesbikes.com (it is also a cool site for bike skills information).  You may also find some ideas for building obstacles at www.imba.org and search for their freeride building guide.
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Re: home skills course
« Reply #5 on: February 28, 2008, 11:25:14 AM »
You can find ideas, pictures, and maybe some plans for a pump track at www.leelikesbikes.com (it is also a cool site for bike skills information).  You may also find some ideas for building obstacles at www.imba.org and search for their freeride building guide.

thanks for the info dude... i'm gonna start off small, but if this thing grows into a monster i may be having some get togethers
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Re: home skills course
« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2009, 11:14:00 AM »
Start off by dumping various sized boulders in an area to practice on....
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Re: home skills course
« Reply #7 on: April 07, 2009, 12:35:45 PM »
okay... i have about 5 acres to play with and i want to put a mini home skills course on the property... nothing major, just some things like 2, 4, & 6 ft drops, a balance beam or two, some teeters,  some small djs, etc... does anyone know of a good website that has blueprints/plans for different types of obstacles... i know i've ran across one or two at some point but my googling skills are failing me at the moment... lol... any help is greatly appreciated





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Re: home skills course
« Reply #8 on: April 07, 2009, 12:36:39 PM »

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Re: home skills course
« Reply #9 on: April 07, 2009, 01:05:00 PM »
Hey man, good luck getting some cool stuff built.  You can check out santos and carter for some wood ideas as both have cool bridges and stuff, also Jimmy Cotton has a really cool sliding bridge if you can get in to see it.  Do you have any elevation change on your acres, that definitely helps?  The dirt generally sucks here in FL so if you find good soil or clay, use it up!  Good luck and holla if you ever need any help. 

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Re: home skills course
« Reply #10 on: April 07, 2009, 01:35:03 PM »

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Re: home skills course
« Reply #11 on: April 07, 2009, 02:21:26 PM »
Dude's original post was over a year ago, so either he has a really cool place we should crash or he has moved on. Don't recall him posting since.

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Re: home skills course
« Reply #12 on: April 07, 2009, 02:22:46 PM »
This just in, he was last active on the forum 01/30/09 so maybe he is still out there :)

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Re: home skills course
« Reply #13 on: April 07, 2009, 02:31:25 PM »
This just in, he was last active on the forum 01/30/09 so maybe he is still out there :)

Or either he got hurt on his home built course and is still recovering.
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Re: home skills course
« Reply #14 on: April 07, 2009, 04:55:55 PM »
This just in, he was last active on the forum 01/30/09 so maybe he is still out there :)

Or either he got hurt on his home built course and is still recovering.
i wonder if he will sue himself...

 

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