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MAX G's, Etc...
« on: May 01, 2009, 02:55:14 PM »
Jeff has been working at Boyette getting some of the new stuff built and reworked along with Wes. The new Corkscrew works much better with the higher bank angle and higher top, needing to brake only slightly to complete the turn. The trail is open.

Jeff also tested the new Ridgeline entrance and it is good to go as well. Just needs to be ridden some, to pack the dark dirt.  Wes and crew tamped stone into it so it hopefully packs in nice and hard.  The sandy curve behind the Super Crapper in the parking lot also had stone worked in as well as a couple of spots in SST.

The MaxGs is holding up well under a lot of traffic. On the uphill, there is some foot jabs from those fools who brake on the way down, but it doesn’t seem to be a problem as of yet. The clay and rain solved the problem.

The Plunge is very fast. When you reach the climb’s top, you must brake quite a lot if you're going to fast. There is indications that someone was too fast and went over the top and down into the bush.

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Re: MAX G's, Etc...
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2009, 03:02:10 PM »
Great info, hitting it up on sunday.

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Re: MAX G's, Etc...
« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2009, 03:20:58 PM »
Jeff also tested the new Ridgeline entrance and it is good to go as well.


Where is the new entrance located?
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Re: MAX G's, Etc...
« Reply #3 on: May 01, 2009, 04:41:09 PM »
Jeff also tested the new Ridgeline entrance and it is good to go as well.


Where is the new entrance located?
It was moved just a little farther down to where the "Practice Loop" exits at.

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Re: MAX G's, Etc...
« Reply #4 on: May 01, 2009, 08:29:39 PM »
The Plunge is very fast. When you reach the climb’s top, you must brake quite a lot if you're going to fast. There is indications that someone was too fast and went over the top and down into the bush.[/color]

i've almost done that on my 2nd trip on the plunge
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Re: MAX G's, Etc...
« Reply #5 on: May 01, 2009, 08:45:30 PM »
The Plunge is very fast. When you reach the climb’s top, you must brake quite a lot if you're going to fast. There is indications that someone was too fast and went over the top and down into the bush.[/color]

i've almost done that on my 2nd trip on the plunge

yet you call yourself Slowy?

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Re: MAX G's, Etc...
« Reply #6 on: May 01, 2009, 09:29:17 PM »
The Plunge is very fast. When you reach the climb’s top, you must brake quite a lot if you're going to fast. There is indications that someone was too fast and went over the top and down into the bush.[/color]

i've almost done that on my 2nd trip on the plunge

yet you call yourself Slowy?
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Re: MAX G's, Etc...
« Reply #7 on: May 01, 2009, 11:01:29 PM »
Ill be there tomarro with my bro in law, if you see some kid on on a kona say hey, that's me!

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Re: MAX G's, Etc...
« Reply #8 on: May 03, 2009, 09:45:43 AM »
Um...uh... Yea, I went up and over on the plunge. I've been down it before but I thought I remembered a bank to help me turn to the right. Memory must have crapped out.

I actually have it on video of me going up and over. It's at the end. If you just want to skip over the shaky parts, fast forward to about 8:30 or so.


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Re: MAX G's, Etc...
« Reply #9 on: May 03, 2009, 01:45:36 PM »
Karma for you!
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Re: MAX G's, Etc...
« Reply #10 on: May 03, 2009, 02:00:45 PM »
MAX-G was the SHIZZNIT TODAY!!

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Re: MAX G's, Etc...
« Reply #11 on: May 03, 2009, 04:24:48 PM »
my brother in law fell on I think OMG maybe Plung yesterday morning, thanks to Sean and a nice lady who helped us get the tire inflated! would of been a terrible walk back to the parking lot.

pluge
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max G's
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Re: MAX G's, Etc...
« Reply #12 on: May 03, 2009, 06:40:26 PM »
pluge
omg
max G's
 = awesome!

Flat tire, and a 2 mile walk back to the parking lot: NOT priceless  :D
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Re: MAX G's, Etc...
« Reply #13 on: May 04, 2009, 07:28:01 AM »
Boyette Ridgeline - After building Corkscrew and test riding it eleven times, I am still not satisfied with how it rides. I am looking for opinions of other riders who actually have ridden Corkscrew several times. Did you ride from the top through curve_1 without braking? What is the proper trajectory? Where are the problems with maintaining speed? Is it the surface, or arc degree, or bank height, or bank length, or … What do you think? Thanks. Jeff.

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Re: MAX G's, Etc...
« Reply #14 on: May 04, 2009, 08:39:10 AM »
Um...uh... Yea, I went up and over on the plunge. I've been down it before but I thought I remembered a bank to help me turn to the right. Memory must have crapped out.

I actually have it on video of me going up and over. It's at the end. If you just want to skip over the shaky parts, fast forward to about 8:30 or so.

That's awesome man.. I loves me a good crash video.... with a cheerful attitude about it to boot! :D
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