Friday, November 16, 2007

Douche in action at the Peel Sessions event in the burg...

Yes, that's me during the short stop skids competition at the final chapter of the Peel Sessions. Prolly & Chris ran the event and came up with a great idea. Instead of just skidding for distance, you ride up to a line drawn across your skidding area. You must have your wheel locked anytime before you hit the line but NOT after. Once in the skid you have to end in a track stand inside of a 10-12' designated square box about 20-25' away from the line. No foot down for a couple of seconds and you can't be outside of the box at all. If you are, you're out. After the first round you make the box smaller by a few feet. Next round you move it back farther. Then make it a smaller rectangle. Move it out farther and so on until the box can only fit ONE wheel and there's only one man left standing... Try it out at your next event... Also, if you're running anything close to a 44x17 gear ratio. Don't try racing against people on it. You WILL look like an jackass when you come in WAY last place. I knew I should've brought something faster...

Update: Myself looking like less of a douche. More pics by J.Martinez here and John Prolly's blog write-up here...



Another Update: Video from Kierie of that night...


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6 comments:

® said...

how many bikes do you own? just curious. no really curious.
oh, if you go to my post you can see a few frames and bikes on. do you know anything about that yellow LOOK frame? thanks.

j.martinez said...

Thanks for the props :)

CyclingWMD said...

Rotten: I own WAY too many bikes dude. I'm scarred to count them all, hehe. I will post a few more soon though. As for that look frame, it looks pretty awesome! Where did you see that bad boy?

CyclingWMD said...

j.martinez: No doubt man!

Prolly said...

Short Stop skids... I wish I could have done them too!

Nice writeup bro and nice meeting you and your cracked head tube!

CyclingWMD said...

Thanks man! You too. Looking forward to the next jam you guys host...