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Sea Otter 2008
Day Two
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Tara Llanes:
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Cross Nationals
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Got Pink?
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Magnus Bäckstedt
Wounded Warrior Project:
Phoenix to Vegas
Grow Your Own Bike?
Young Mechanics
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Stories From the Road:
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Junior Development
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Green Choices
On the Soldier Ride
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Pedros
Faces of Pedros
Lea Davison Teaches
Kids to MTB

Women's Skills by
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Coming alive
Going Green



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Bike The World: New York
Team Trips For Kids
The Ironclad Triathlon
The Ride of Silence
Ladies Night at R-A-B
Bike the World
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Get Your Friends to Ride!



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Sea Otter
Grand Theft Velo
In the Heart and Mind
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It's All About the Wheels
A sense of Paradox
Sea Otter: Super D
What is Sea Otter?



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Which Holiday Treat
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Raisin a Comeback
Marilyn Price:
Making Trips for Kids




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2006 CX Nationals Sidelines
2006 CX Nationals Day 2
2006 CX Nationals Day I
2006 CX Nationals Intro



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Warmth Recaptured
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On The Well Worn Path
Fireflies in the
Garden of Gray

A Ride With the Cannibal
Hoop Talk



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Interbike '06
Grande Finale
Innocence Lost
Outdoor Demo
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Interbike 2006 Intro



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24 Hours of Willamette
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Pedros Fest '06
The Faces of Pedros
Not-so Still of the Night
The Bold and The Vulgar
Trailing Off
Stickers, Glue, Ribbons,
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Good Times in the Sky
Downhiller Hunting at Jiminy
Pedros Fest Intro 2006



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Heart Rate Monitor
Mt. Hamilton
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Hey Watch Your Feet!
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Tour du Parc
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Stillwell Interpretive Trail
Resurrecting the Vanderbilt
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The Road to Zamora
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CX Camp for Juniors
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Road to Nowhere
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Liberty Mutual Cyclocross
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Tasting the Brew
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275 Miles for Youth
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Patterson Pass Insurgence
The Power of Critical Mass



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Pedros Fest '05
Night Moves
Roughin' It!
Words With Tinker Juarez
Pedros' Faces
Jiminy Peak Free Ride
Womens' Skills Clinic
Pedros: Day One
Pedros Intro



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Visions in Saffron
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The Abondoned Bike
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Death Valley:
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And the Winner is...
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Battling El Diablo
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Cape May,
A Cyclist's Dream

A d'Liteful Adventure
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BTC Daily 2004
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IBEX MTB Trail [Series]
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Rudy Project: Part Deux
Take Time to Appreciate
Stretching for a Fit Body
A Soggy 5 Island Tour
Incident Report
The Pump Showdown
Manhattan Greenway
Burley D'Lite Pre-Review
Bike Rodeo
When Polar Bears Attack
Almighty Leap Ride
Essential Cycling Toolkit
Training up! [The Series]
Selle Italia/Cannondale Ride
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PBBC 2003 Season Opener
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Trailing OFF, the trails at Pedros...

Putting yourself at Pedros Fest means that you are a mountain biker. Whether you are new to MTB and this will be the first and only weekend of it or if you are a diehard trail urchin who practically lives on a diet of roots, baby heads, mud, and singletrack - you are here for a reason. That reason is to get yourself lost in the plush greenness of the Berkshire forest. Navigating the curvy, technical trail composed of slick mossy rocks, muddy slimed roots and pitches of ever shifting camber proves to be challenging for beginners and 10-year returning veterans alike.

A lady MTB'er glides down a slippery slope

Mud filled dips exacerbated by the season's heavy rain, rocky decents, and your knobby tired riding buddies all coax you further into the wood with the allure of a taste of freedom presented by a bevy of elegantly designed trails. Completely enveloped in green, you lose any thought you might have had of city, suburb, office and worldly concerns. The only thought that fills your mind is of the trail ahead.

Grind over slippery rocks on uphill portions of the trail, the reward for reaching the top? Muddy singletrack.

Thousands of people camping on the nearby hillside behind you at the Pedros main area and yet, once on the trail, you can have that only man/women in the world feeling. On the occasion when you do encounter another person or group on the trail, every effort will be put forth to extend trail courtesy, followed by a "have a nice day". The interaction lasting long enough to remind you of how pleasant New Englanders are yet, not long enough to distract you from the fun you were having.

RIGHT: a mushy trail is no match for the experienced. LEFT: The Bronx meets the Berkshires.

If you happen to run into one of the trail stewards, thank them. The trail system is meticulously planned and maintained to maximize the trail's challenge, durability and your enjoyment. With tons of route options, you have choices on what kind of trails you want and the level of visceral demise you want to place yourself in. The experienced will choose fast tracks with high drop-offs and big jumps. The novice will choose sweet scenic singletrack. The choices are there, with every combination and intermediary.
Floating over logs and skimming in between trees...

Returning to camp saturated in a salve of sweat and mud on a reliable old steed or a demo bike from one of the presenting vendors, caked in mud from rim to saddle.... you realize that when you get back to your life on Monday, you'll miss it...

Rounding out the Vicious Loop trail with a smile


Trailing OFF, the trails at Pedros...

Putting yourself at Pedros Fest means that you are a mountain biker. Whether you are new to MTB and this will be the first and only weekend of it or if you are a diehard trail urchin who practically lives on a diet of roots, baby heads, mud, and singletrack - you are here for a reason. That reason is to get yourself lost in the plush greenness of the Berkshire forest. Navigating the curvy, technical trail composed of slick mossy rocks, muddy slimed roots and pitches of ever shifting camber proves to be challenging for beginners and 10-year returning veterans alike.

A lady MTB'er glides down a slippery slope

Mud filled dips exacerbated by the season's heavy rain, rocky decents, and your knobby tired riding buddies all coax you further into the wood with the allure of a taste of freedom presented by a bevy of elegantly designed trails. Completely enveloped in green, you lose any thought you might have had of city, suburb, office and worldly concerns. The only thought that fills your mind is of the trail ahead.

Grind over slippery rocks on uphill portions of the trail, the reward for reaching the top? Muddy singletrack.

Thousands of people camping on the nearby hillside behind you at the Pedros main area and yet, once on the trail, you can have that only man/women in the world feeling. On the occasion when you do encounter another person or group on the trail, every effort will be put forth to extend trail courtesy, followed by a "have a nice day". The interaction lasting long enough to remind you of how pleasant New Englanders are yet, not long enough to distract you from the fun you were having.

RIGHT: a mushy trail is no match for the experienced. LEFT: The Bronx meets the Berkshires.

If you happen to run into one of the trail stewards, thank them. The trail system is meticulously planned and maintained to maximize the trail's challenge, durability and your enjoyment. With tons of route options, you have choices on what kind of trails you want and the level of visceral demise you want to place yourself in. The experienced will choose fast tracks with high drop-offs and big jumps. The novice will choose sweet scenic singletrack. The choices are there, with every combination and intermediary.
Floating over logs and skimming in between trees...

Returning to camp saturated in a salve of sweat and mud on a reliable old steed or a demo bike from one of the presenting vendors, caked in mud from rim to saddle.... you realize that when you get back to your life on Monday, you'll miss it...

Rounding out the Vicious Loop trail with a smile


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