Fox presents Kirt Voreis' Thanksgiving Contest

by Tyler Maine
Kirt Voreis is one of our sport's most vibrant personalities and he loves to share his stories and good fortune with others. Fox has been one of Kirt's biggest supporters over the years and together they've wrangled up some great prizing for readers here at Pinkbike.

Happy Thanksgiving!




You’ve evolved with the sport Kirt, ever miss the days with Palmer on the WC race circuit?

I definitely miss those days. I miss doing runs and coming into the pits to work out issues with the bike. Back then everything was prototype. I've worked suspension that rattled every bolt and tooth loose into something almost controllable by race day. Those days were dangerous. Palmer was always a hoot. When we walked through the pits people would either start talking shit or scatter. That's how it was, always some chaos. We were loud. Palmer was so spun out on what he wanted to accomplish that everything he did in-between his conquests he gave the same amount of energy. So be it positive or negative it was 1000 percent. We were completely stupid together and when you added Peaty or Rob Warner, things got really out of control, on and off the bike. I always tell stories of those days and think of those guys often.


Before you head out for a big ride or even to the Dirt Jumps, what are some of your must haves that you take on every ride?

I always wear a helmet, knee pads, gloves and ankle braces. If I don't have those things I don't ride. I learned my lesson too many times. Besides the essentials, I usually bring two shovels in case I see some kid who looks bored and wants to help and of course my Camelbak comes everywhere so I stay hydrated and I fill it with Clif Bar goodness. If I'm digging, I gotta have my tunes.


Do you go over your bikes daily, weekly - still got that T-Rav servicing your fleet?

I always check my spokes. Riding park de-tensions them quickly. Other than that I shred until things rattle, break or need lube. As for Travis he has many jobs and will be popping up here and there working for teams who need his help. Ex World Cup DH pro Colin Bailey will be coming on the road with me this year as the Specialized AllRide team wrench bringing his knowledge of racing and work ethic for the kids to learn from.


Why did you choose Bend, Oregon as the place to “Settle Down”, what makes it so special?

Well, my wife is from Portland and she would come to Bend growing up to ski and spend summer vacations with her family. When we met all she talked about was how great the Bend area was. We would stop through while on tour and I instantly fell in love with it. I never want to leave.


You do the Specialized Allride Tour and have the Specialized Allride Academy, seems that you love to give back to the sport. Tell us about your motivations to give back?

Growing up I didn't have shit. I lost my Father at a young age and basically learned a lot on my own. Along the way I had many people who gave me bikes, skateboards, advice and a chance to better myself. I feel I should give back everything I can to do the same for others. It's the only way. I've known since the first generous guy hooked me up with a bike, that's what I want to do for others.


Kirt wants to know, "What are you thankful for?"
Leave your answer below in the comment section.

Contest closes at Noon (PST), November 29th, 2010. Names will be drawn from the entries and we'll announce the winners on December 1st, 2010.


Prizes to be won
Photos by Sven Martin Photography


816 Comments

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 What are you thankful for.. That my dads still here fighting his cancer.
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 Keep fighting bro....Keep your hopes up and have faith. Believe and make everyday the best as they should be. Ignore the ignorant and concentrate on your family. Best advice I can give you. I went through the same.
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 thanks buddy
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 I'm thankful for a week of riding in queenstown starting tomorrow Big Grin
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 I'm thankful to all those trail builders who make such sick lines in such amazing places. then the people who shoot mind blowing photo's/ video's risking in some places life to get that perfect angle. I guess then its pinkbike for hosting a website where it can all be seen which can't be powered by the people who use it to comment on those photo's and video's so we get more! I guess its the biking circle of life Smile
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 Im thankful for being able to ride as much as i can and having amazing trails and mountains around where i live. also having the people i ride with and take amazing pictures and videos with. and finally pinkbike for giving me something to do for the rest of day the when i get back from riding!!
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 I'm thankful for doctors that helped me come back from a major injury, and get back on my bike and ride again after months of recovery. i'm thankful for my parents who support me and my riding career and i'm thankful for the landscape and beautiful places that i'm privileged to ride. and of course, i'm thankful for whistler bike park.
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 I'm thankful for the Freedom in parts of the word, that let's me ride my bike when and where I want.
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 I' thankful for the day I started riding DH.
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 I'm thankful to have the chance to live my life the best I can, having as much fun as I can and I'm thankful for having the freedom I do and everyone deserves!
  • + 3
 Im thankful for democracy and all the people who fought in the world wars, its something everyone takes for granted is their freedom(Im Starting to pay attention in social class)
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 Elbry I'm with you. My dad's fighting everyday. Hopefully they can both be around for a long time. Cheers!
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 well that's plain awesome he's around still putting up the good fight! i'm thankful for my health and friends i'm about to go shred with and help with turkey population control afterwards!
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 I'm thankful that my father still has his job, and is able to keep the house we have over our head. i'm thankful i have my grandmother living so close to me, and all the amazing friends i have gotten to know and love.
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 I'm thankful for all the woman making sandwiches, without them i won't have energy to ride Frown
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 im thankful that my girlfriend doesnt need another surgery on her knee, and that i dont need to immobilize my recently broken hand with a fat bulky cast. yay for being able to reach into your pockets!!
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 I WANT TO THANK TO EVERY BICYCLE COMPANY FOR MAKING THEIR BICYCLES/PARTS SUPER EXPENSIVE. EVERY TIME I'M THINKING ABOUT BUYING NEW PART FOR MY BIKE, I WORK TWO TIMES HARDER TO SAVE SOME MONEY AND BUY WHAT I WANT LOL
HAPPY THANKSGIVING PEOPLE!!! Big Grin
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 Im thankful for my family most of all and them sticking with me through my dark days of overdosing. i am also thankful for getting a second chance, and biking it has gotten me through my dark days Ive made new friends and gotten away from the bad ones.
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 I'm thankful for; my grandpa who is still going strong, the ability to go to Moeller High, to have the family i have, my gary fisher, my good health and everyone else's, and finally for every single day because each one is a gift.
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 Im thankful for free time to tune,build,and ride new trails and jumps
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 Yessh. I'm thankful for the fact that I and everyone else is alive and sentient right now (until at least some loony governments start killing people). Otherwise I wouldn't be thankful for anything...I wouldn't BE here!
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 I'm thankful for Sven's killer pics.
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 I'm thankful for all you Canadian guys! You push freeride, downhill and slopestyle boundaries to completly new level. It's so good to go on such a sick website like pinkbike.com and learn moutainbike slang, read great interviews and tech tips. The most pleasant way to learn englishBig Grin I even translate some articles on my english lessons, to make sure that I undestand everythingSmile When weather here in Poland sucks, I can always visit pinkbike.com, set photo location to BC, and enjoy so inspirational shots! I want to thank you also for making such an amazing place like a Whistler! I spent there 3 weeks of my life. It made me 100% sure, that MTB is the best way to life. THANK YOU Beautiful British Columbia! You are motivating me so much to train when it rains, when it snows, when it's 35*C. Thanks!Smile
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 I'm thankful for my parents who always seem to get me on a new bike when i break one...even if i go into $2000 debt. I am also very thankful that they support my riding and filming, also to all my friends who give me the motivation to get up and go ride and film on rainy muddy days ! Stoked to be in the bike community !
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 I'm thankful for the sport of cycling, and theway that my life has changed for the better in so many ways since I began biking, including becoming closer with my dad.
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 im thankful for the time that we all have to ride, instead of being "owned" by some one. having the freewill we do have.
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 I'm thankful for Pinkbike! Don't know what i'd do without it.
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 I'm thankful for finding such an amazing sport that has given me some of the best times with the best people. without such a tight nit community such as mountain biking life wouldn't be the same!!
  • + 3
 I'm thankful that i have a job so I can afford all the parts that need replacing. (which is a lot)
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 As I sit here in front of the computer at my ever aging grandfather's "ranch" a few rows back from the Great Lake Ontario, I think of the people that have helped me the most recently. My parents (particularly my father who one day said, "Your not allowed into that shop ever again unless you ask for a job!"), my boss, and my coworkers I am especially thankful, for without whom, I wouldn't have been able to ride my "new" 2000 Specialized Enduro on this cold, rainy and inspiring Thanksgiving Day along the old railroad path which I used to explore suburban Rochester's mountain bike offerings. Dan, my boss - the head wrench, Pip, and Xavier my sarcastic coworkers took me under their wings to help train me of the sacred ways of the bicycle. With their tireless patience of my struggling to place every spoke in correctly on to pressing the headset, and cutting the steer tube, I now humbly appreciate the gift of mountain biking like never before. These types of people I am most thankful for; the role models that educate others, teach compassion, and better the world by simply being themselves.
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 Im thankfull that i have a dh bike may not be the best dh bike but it does the job
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 anyone notice the green shock on the enduro?
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 I am thankful for living in North Vancouver and being close to Whistler. Smile
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 I'm thankful that I have a bike to ride when some kids around the world wish they could have one but can't afford it.
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 i think everyone may agree with this FUCK CANCER!
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 Im thankful for everything i have in life including basic needs, bearing in mind how unlucky most people are in this world, the fact i live in a free country, and get food every night. Smile
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 im thankful for my health, and having a good family thats supports whatever i wish to do
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 im thankfull im alive
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 I am thankful to be able to ride both physically and to be in the right place economically, because I know several people that can ride but now they can't afford it anymore. I am thankful that I live in a place like Aptos. Thankful that such a thing as pinkbike exists and is as f*@king sick as it is. Lastly I am thankful that I'm not injured and that I don't have a gnarly broken leg right now. Oh and thanks to all the pros for throwing down rediculous and rad tricks.
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 After exploring the old railroad trail, I noticed some cool stuff. Today I went roaming around the neighborhood on my bmx. I found a cool spot went and grabbed a rake. I scratched away the leaves and loam from a gully that bordered the trail. I made a drop in ramp, and a step. Then I learned 360's and tuck no handers on my bmx bike! I havn't ridden it in a year... BMX is like cheating compared to 26 inch!
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 im thankful for the abillity to live in such a place like canada, particularly the shore
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 Thankful for pinkbike!
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 I am thankful for the sport of mountain biking. Without it my life would be incomplete.
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 I'm thankful that my family have been able to forgive the mistakes that I've made, and the hurt that I've caused them and have still found it in them to support me through riding and racing.
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 I am thankful forthe fact that cavmen created the wheel!!
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 it was actually thomas edison
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 Are you retarded pal? So what you're saying is that Thomas Edison invented the wheel? Can't believe it. I'm thankful for this guy being a f*ckhead.
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 thomas edison lol what do they teach you at school haha
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 Didn't know Thomas Edison lived back in the Caveman period.. That changes a lot of our history. Thanks for sharing that great fact..
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 I'm thankful for.. all the members on Pinkbike who share their photographs and inspire me to ride and make me feel jealous of their rigs.
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 im thankful for pinkbike, period
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 I thought you said "I'm thankful for period" I almost died laughing lol
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 haha good one
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 I'm thankful for parents that support me riding my bike.
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 i'm thankful for the gift of eternal life that Jesus has give me and everyone else on this earth.

that and my Demo 8..... Razz
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 amen to that Smile
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 I am thankful for:
1. Dirt
2. Caffeine
3. Boobies
(Not necessarily in that order.)
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 I'm wiv u there!!!!good call!!!!
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 im thankfull for plate tectonics creating mountains!
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 I'm thankful for the days I wake up to and realize I get another chance to live. No matter how that day may go, God still gave me the chance to see my family and my loved ones another time. Very thankful for my family's health and wealth and ability to keep paying the bills with my minimum wage salary. It's been a rough year, but I am thankful God has allowed my family and I the chance to keep living in the same home and have most things stay the same.
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 I'm thankful for the Gospel and My Father in Heaven, Jesus Christ, my religion, my family, my school, my friends, the trails, and a great bike to shred them on!
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 second that
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 Third that. Plus protective gear that has saved me too many times to count, and being able to escape the every day grind and ride. Great idea Kirt!
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 omg, zorba i was about to do the same thing for all the jesus going around, all little and helpless, but still omnipotent. loving it
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 I'm thankful for the trees:

• Provide oxygen
• Moderate temperature
• Enhance rainfall—yet prevent erosion
• Collect and absorb dust and other atmospheric pollutants
• Protect the earth from rapid climate change
• Produce and protect healthy soil
• Provide food
• Provide shelter and/or cover for many animals and birds
• Provide protection for thousands of species of
sun-sensitive plants
• Provide healing products
• Provide building products
• Provide paper products
• Provide wood
• Provide fuel
• Provide sensory stimulation and the experience of beauty
• Provide living fences that hold back drifting sand and snow
• Reduce light intensity from the sun
• Provide privacy
• Protect watersheds for communities
• Produce a sense of rootedness and community
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 definitely thankful that everyone in my unit was able to complete their missions without anyone major injuries. and im thankful that we get to leave afghanistan in less than a month! SPC Kory Heptner US Army
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 God Bless and Stay Safe!
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 I'm thankful and hopeful that tomorrow is another day that I get the chance to go ride my bike.
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 I bought my first mountain bike at performance in the early 90's during college. I was really stoked because it had shimano deore dx rapid shifters, cantilever brakes, over sized chromoly frame and rigid chromoly fork. I am so thankful that mountain biking and mountain bike technology have progressed to what it is today. I am also thankful for having friends who share the same passion about biking. Lastly, I am thankful for my wife who understands my "obsession" for this awesome sport. Thank you, pinkbike for your informative and kick ass site!
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 I spent the whole morning thinking about what I'm thankful for. There's way too much to express with simple words. This is a job for a bro-ku:

Trees and dirt whisper
Ancient wisdom as I shred
Paths never taken

Every time I mount my metal steed, I'm taken to new places that show me just how much peace there is behind the seemingly impenetrable craziness of this world! Thanks, my awesome bike!
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 i'm grateful for my family. because this is where you come from and this is where you are always to come back whatever life issues you face. you gotta remember your roots, no matter how old you get. just like bob marley sang. family is all about people who are always ready to give you everything they have for free. even the last piece of bread just so they would know you're not hungry. and there are no other people in this cruel world who would give you a thing out of charge, for nothing. it's all about financial feedback in this world, while a family is all about the highest emotions. i mean love, respect and understanding. i am grateful for my granddad, my mother father, named Igor, for teaching me life and for showing it's bright sides. rest in peace,man! i am grateful for my closest friends who make me feel that i'm not alone, while they always give me support if i need some. and i always do my best to help them out, too. i am grateful for my girlfriend, Ulyana, for sharing love, patience and her problems with me. bacause one of the worst things is when you are all alone, all by yourself. this is a pure tragedy. and i'm also grateful for the Kiev-Mogyla Academy for providing me the best education in Ukraine. thank you all!
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 As like others have posted, I'm thankful for my family and friends, especially for all of their support the past 12 years. I'm most thankful that I have a such a fighter for a wife. She was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer in '98 then in '00 has had double mastectomies, multiple trips to hospitals for cancer related issues and had both hips replaced in 2009 due to other cancer related treatment. She was diagnosed with cancer again in '07 and '09 when it showed up in her spine. Despite all of that she loves to ride her bike and doesn't complain about much when she's on her bike. This brings me to something else to be thankful for and that is Transition Bikes generosity, they heard her story and donated a Syren with the help of FOX and SRAM. This bike is amazing and has made a huge difference in her life and the full suspension helps her body deal with the bumps. So, we get to ride more now that my wife has a great bike to ride and for that I'm thankful!
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 I'm thankful that I've been able to keep a clear and level head, my family who still loves me and supports me no matter what, the education they're helping me receive, my bike that i worked hard for that helps me keep my sanity when school gets crazy, my friends, my country and those protecting it, Canada for being so ****ing awesome, and all the great people in the sport of mountain biking.
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 I'm thankful for my family that will (most of the time) drive me to the trails that i live 45 minutes away from.
I'm thankful for my dad and mom for having good, well paying jobs to support me and my sister.
I'm thankful for finally having a bike that I worked hard for and will not break when I go off drops.
I'm thankful for the man who invented the wheel.
Im thankful for the man who invented the shovel.
I'm thankful for the many men and women who built all the great trails we all love to shred on.
I'm thankful that live in the United States.
I'm thankful for body armour, because I would have many broken bones without it.
I'm thankful for PINKBIKE for having a great website and putting on lots of contests like this.
HAPPY TURKEY DAY EVERYONE!!!!!!!!!
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 I'm thankful for: my amazing wife and daughter, my bikes, and for all the guys out there who are older than me (32) who are still riding hard and reminding me that I am not too old to be learning new tricks and crashing hard while trying.
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 On October 26th of this year I was hit by a car going 65km/hr. I broke my leg in 3 places and lost a chunk of bone (it fell onto the road where my tibia was sticking out of my skin). I broke 5 ribs, one of which punctured a lung, had a ruptured spleen which was removed, broke 3 bones in my foot and suffered a subdural hematoma. One of the first things I asked my mom and dad when I woke up from my 3 day coma was, "Will I be able to ski? Will I be able to mountain bike? Will I be able to be a firefighter?" (I was going to firefighting college and was in excellent shape which is part of what helped me survive the accident.) My dad answered "yes" to all of them. For this I am extremely thankful, not to mention the fact that I am still alive. Still recovering and will be for a long time yet, but I'm a lot more grateful for everything I have in my life, large and small, because 4 weeks ago I almost lost it all.
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 I am extremely thankful for not being seriously injured after a crash that I had earlier this year and only chipping my bone and it healing up good. I am also very thankful for being able to eat everyday, have shelter, not be dying because of some sickness and for having the good life that I have, there are millions of people that can't have a life like mine or are very ill and even that have past away. Sometimes I think about how these poor and dying people get through everyday, some keep fighting to live and be with their families and some just fight to live even though they don't have any family, so I am also exceptionally thankful to have a great family to be with. Once in a while I wish I was one of those persons who is struggling to stay alive to really feel how it is, so I will be thankful and not take anything for granted like a meal that doesn't taste good because at least I have something to eat. Lastly, I am thankful for being able to have the opportunity to have the amazing feeling of riding a bike and going fast, and I wish that everyone in the world could also have that feeling because if I were to switch bodies with just one of those ill people, and they could have my opportunity, I am absolutely positive they would be a much better rider than me and go on to be an astounding rider like you (Kirt Voreis) because of their will and determination inside. Have a great and happy Thanksgiving!!!
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 Im thankful for having such great family and friends. I am thankful for having freedom in Canada and not having to live in fear. I am thankful for the sport of mountain biking because it has changed my life!
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 Several years ago, I put the bikes away and put a bookmark in that part of my life so I could raise my kids. Now my boys are 10 and 11 years old and last summer we spent several days on the lifts. My boys are rippers; old enough handle their bikes and too young to care about bruises and blood. I was so proud of them as I watched them tare the trails up. I'm so THANKFUL that I got to share my passion for riding with my sons all summer (at least 'till someone stole my bike) and that it has become their passion as well. I'll get another bike and in a few years, Im gonna have a hard time keeping up with them.
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 I could not be more thankful after the fall I have had. I am a cross country runner, and have been training intensely since June. Unfortunately, I got really sick in August, and it took me out of training. Watching my fellow teammates pass me in races and training, I could not help but feel depressed. I am team captain this year, and it was embarrassing to be running so horribly. I got sick numerous times after that, and developed hyperthyroid. My metabolic rate was that of a slug. I started eating right, doing protein, and anything else I could think of to get myself better; yet it was not helping. I also had bought a new bike to cheer myself up; my first ride, my chain came off between jumps and I cracked some ribs. September and October were the most depressing, and heart wrenching months of my life.

Now, being at thanksgiving, being sick no longer, I think about everything I am thankful for and the things my season has taught me. For those 5 months of pain, suffering, and hardship, I think about how lucky I am to be able to run and ride my bike. Some people out there cant even get off there couch! I also think of how lucky I was to receive the support from my team when I wanted to put down my shoes and cry. I am so thankful to have my bike to go out and ride, and be free from my issues in cross country even if it comes at an expense. I feel so lucky to be able to own my own bicycle, and be able to ride at will. It is a real privilege.

This has been the most thankful thanksgiving for me, even if I cant eat due to getting my wisdom teeth out...Anyhow, I hope it is a great thanksgiving for you all. Look around yourselves, and see how lucky you all.
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 I am thankful for many things. Like others here my dad and my uncle have fought cancer and won, my wife and I are finally expecting our first child after 3 years of trying, I am able to live in one of the best palces in the world (North Shore) and I am thankful for everyone that has doneated to my Movember page and helped me raise $500 for prostate cancer research.
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 I am thankful. In 2006 I crashed hard and broke my neck. I'm thankful that I made a near full recovery, that I have been able to continue riding my bikes. I'm thankfull for all the support and help I have recieved from friends , family and my doctor. I am thankful.
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 I am thankful that i have what i have, the people around me, family and friends, i've lost too many friends to different types of accidents, (car accidents, and snowmobile accidents for example), so i've learned that life is too short to go grumbling about, thankful that i still have most of my family around me still, lost my grandfather to cancer, my other grandfather had cancer, fought it and beat it, almost everybody in my family has a bowel disease, but all are fighting, thankful for the doctors that take care of my family, only 19 years old but i've learned so much from life already and im just thankful i have what i have.
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 I'm thankful for my dad, who was diagonosed with Huntingtons is still able to come and watch me race and stand on the hill to take pictures.
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 I am thankful that I have been given the opportunity to advocate this sport and get more women and girls stoked on riding bikes, (over 400 riders and counting). I get to live and breathe this sport every single day and am continually inspired by some of the most incredible female shredders out there!
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 What am i thankful for? Humanity in a nut shell. The fact that everybody is unique in there own way creating such diversity that truly anything is possible. Im thankful for those whom went against the grain and decided to take the road less traveled regardless of others opinions, and created something great; mountain biking for example. Also i appreciate the things i tried and did not enjoy so that i can be reassured of the value of what i do enjoy doing. Lastly, im thankful for life itself, my family and friends, and the freedoms im granted, without which nothing i do would matter.
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 I'm thankful for my dad, who passed away last year, for pushing me to be a better man and going for what i want.... for showing me that if you are good to people and treat them right, you will get that in return.He shared with me his loves in life- baseball, basketball, camping, family. I am who I am today because of him, and I pass my loves in my life onto my 3 boys- family, friends, and of course a good DOWNHILL!!! RIP Dad!! Love you!!
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 I´m thankfull that the earth is not flat!
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 i'm overjoyed to be alive after being shot in the face with a rifle. i'm thankful for my incredible health which helped me heal without any permanent harm. like any bad injury i've had, i have gotten to appreciate those around me who show their love and support. it boils down to being thankful for the good people we get to share life, love, action, and work together. some of my closest friends are through biking and we make up a family. our willingness to lend a hand, parts, money, a shuttle, a dig session, a place to stay when traveling, on and on, it shows our love for each other and the scene as a whole. this attitude of cooperation and unity between anyone (not just bikers) is what i'm thankful for these days.
a good attitude can make any bad situation better... www.pinkbike.com/photo/5852937
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 I am thankful for ALL OF US, that we are all lucky enough be alive, and to have the things we do. Without one another, none of the things we have achieved in this world would be possible.
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 I'm thankful for having mountain biking in my life. My love for it gave me the strength to keep fighting even after I saw the light and as you can probably tell, I'm here today to type this. That was when I got bricked for one of my bikes, I got a cracked skull and permanent brain damage but that doesn't really bother me because at least I can still get out and ride whenever there's the opportunity to do so. It was completely worth dying for mountain biking, the greatest sport in the world.
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 I am thankful for...my friend Joss. She had cancer when we were 13 then a brain tumor 6 years ago. She ended up partially paralyzed, unable to speak, and blind after the surgery. She has always been an inspiration to me but especially over the past six years. When I first say her after her surgery she stuck out her tongue at me and smiled. She's has never lost her sense of humor, which was apparent when her first few words when re-learning how to speak were "ah shit man." I am thankful that she is still here and that thinking of her motivates me to ride faster, harder, and longer because you never know when the ride will stop.
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 I am thankful for the mountain.
Everything about it: it's beauty, it's height, it's shape, it's surrounding climate, it's surrounding people, it's nearby town, and above all (and I say this literally) it's marvelous little network of lines where the grass seems to have been tracked away, leaving studded patterns etched in the dust, dirt, or mud.

I am thankful for the family.
The family who shovels me up this mountain almost every day during the months of summer. The family who spends their time driving a car while I spend time on the network of lines where grass has been tracked off.

I am thankful for the bike.
What a huge civilization this pedal-powered two-wheeled contraption has created within the past few decades. How stoked I feel to be a part of this civilization, and how stoked I feel to ride one of these pedal-powered two-wheeled contraptions.

I am thankful for the sport, culture, hobby, business, and life...
of Mountain Biking.
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 I'm thankful to people who create opportunities for the less priveleged riders to have a chance at winning biking components. Biking is not cheap and a lot of us just don't have the money to buy quality parts. I always get really excited when someone puts up a contest, even if i don't win, I am still thankful for it.
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 I am thankful for a lot of things. What stands out for me, would have to be the area I am from. Vancouver island has been a great place to grow up. Lately my favorite pastime is building technical, beautiful trails, and constantantly adding to the jumps making them bigger and smoother. Life couldn't be better when I am out shoveling dirt, and riding. Thanks for reading.
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 I'm thankful for the peoples who created amazing bike to practice any style of biking:downhill,freeride,dirt jump,all-mountain,cross-country...Also all who make crazy protection stuff as Fox.And a big thanks to Pinkbike to had create a website that we can talk about bike all across the world.
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 Im thankful to ride a volcano somedays, And forest others. Im thankful to ride a bike and ride the surf as well Im thankful to be connected to the world of mountain biking and be humbled by the many pro's. Sometimes its hard not to focus on what we don't have, But when we can focus on what we do have, we truly realize we have had everything all along
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 I'm thankful for having my family, who have supported me in whatever I want to do with my life, my younger sister for pushing me and making me race downhill, my parents for supporting me even though I may not be the best at school. I'm thankful for the freedom that we have, allowing us to ride whenever we want, meet whoever we want and enjoy ourselves.I'm thankful for the privilege to work, to get out and enjoy life and to make everyone smile or see everyone smiling. The best things in life are the little things that most people over look. Its a privilege to be able to recognize these small things and be able to acknowledge them, you would be surprised what a smile does to someones day, or just saying hello. I'm thankful for a lot of things and i'm especially thankful to the life I've been given. I cant ask for more if I wanted because there is nothing more than I want!
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 I am thankful for alot of things but there are a few that matter most. Im thankful for my bike first off, without it i'd be insane. Second I would like to thank my family for supporting my choice for biking as a career. and third of all I would like to thank all my buddies in the military, because without them defending our freedom I couldn't just go ride my bike for fun. Those are the three things I'm thankful for most.
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 I'm thankful for all life's lessons that can be learned by the simple action of pedaling through the woods and urban jungles. Most of all thankful that I can come home to my family, whom love and support me. (No matter how much I spend on my hobby)
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 I am thankful that I get to travel the world on my bike at age 14 with my amazing supportive family and that mountain biking has givin me my best friends and made me who i am today
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 I am thankful for all the challenges I have experienced along the way and all the opportunities for learning I got as a result. Without them racing, coaching, bringing up the next generation and the position I am in now wouldn't mean nearly as much. For me what means the most is trying to be for others what I wished I had had in a mentor or coach growing up. I am thankful to all the kids and people I coach, they make the world refreshing and are a constant source of inspiration. I am thankful I survived my youth. I am super thankful for music. I am thankful for my community and everyone who supports me now, and all the support I have had, it all means so much more when you have to work for it. I am thankful for living now and not at any other time - the world is full of opportunity so go get it. I am also very thankful for my education - if you get the chance it will open your eyes.
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 I'm thankful for my family's health and mine. I'm thankful for having the opportunity to study, to work, and to play(bikes.)

And I'm thankful for Toronto's Don Valley, without which playing bikes would be harder and my mental state would be deteriorated.
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 I am thankful for everything I got, because there are quite a few people who have almost nothing, no home, no money and the worst thing - no family! I have warm house, nice food served, money and family, but if I could I would give it all to every single one of them everything I have to just see them smile! Drive safe and always think about others, not only about yourself!
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 I am thankful for the world that we live in. This world may be full of a lot of bull shit from scientists telling that were all fucked over when the world ends. I dont care I still love the world and all the sweet things put into it. I feel very thankful becuse I have lost 7 family members and a girl in my class died of cancer. I Am 13
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 Im thankful that I've recovered well from my broken back and will soon be ripping the trails, rain or shine! Also, I'm thankful for the ability to still be able to ride my bike and not be paralyzed. A close brush with danger only shows us how vulnerable we are, and I only realized how lucky I was until after I saw the x- rays of my vertebrae. So all in all, I'm thankful to still be functional enough to do what I love; ride my bike until I die. Without the hope of soon being able to ride that aluminum beauty, my recovery would have been much more bleak. I'm thankful for the hope mountain biking gave me.
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 I'm thankful that I have a passion for riding bikes! It makes me enjoy my everyday life a lot more. riding my bike to work each day makes me so much happier than being stuck in a bus. To be at the top of a mountain and breath the fresh air before riding fast the trails makes me feel so free. Riding BMX and pushing the limits weirdly help me to grow up my self confidence. Overall... all the times that I almost get hit by a car while going to work, crash into a tree riding downhill or almost breaking bones trying new freestyle tricks makes me appreciate so much the fact that i'm healthy everytime I get out unharmed. Thankfully, I have a passion for risks, and thankfully I'm taking them with consciousness:I wear my helmet.
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 I´m thankful that, despite losing my job last week and having to find a new place to live, I still get to feel good for a few hours by getting on my bike and hitting the mountains.
Life´s to short to feel sorry for yourself.
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 I'm thankful for the blessing of life with opportunity. The ability to live within a first world country, and realize how lucky I am for that so I can live life to its fullest and strive to benefit those less fortunate around the world. I'm thankful that I'm able to enjoy the vast, incredible expanses of nature, which has given me respect and priority in taking care of the earth first and foremost. I'm thankful I fell in love with biking and it has provided me a lifelong love for nature, health, and respect for the world that surrounds us
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 What am I thankful for, well this year it's pretty easy. I've encountered two major injuries this season: a broken back on Memorial Day and a separated AC shoulder joint In October. Didn't have to go under the knife for either one. Thank god....please let me recover quickly so I can start to work on my level of fitness so I'm ready for next season.
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 I'm Thankful for the doctors, nurses, paramedics and anyone who helps when you get an injury and helped save lives all the time and help people like dan atherton with his broken and then in the end they just help you get back on your bike and out riding again
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 I'm thankful for the beautiful place i live in (Santa Cruz) and all of the trails, and jumps, within such a close range of each other, enabling us to always have a place to ride.
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 I am thankful that I live/grew up in a place where I have/had the opportunity to ride everyday. Even if you just get out for 20 mins, riding a bike is one of greatest things there is. All these comments are proof that so many people find what they love when they hop on and give it a pedal.
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 I'm thankful for all the chaos and drama I witnessed as a child. It taught me to persevere. If you never give up you will never fail. Nothing is too hard or too easy. Nothing is too big or too small. I really want to give thanks for all the comments. I feel them all. Oh yeah, and I'm thankful for Heat-Treated metals. Saves my life daily.
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 I am thank full for having a healthy body that allows me to ride my bike every day. I am thank full for my family that continues to support me and take me places to do the sport i love. I am thankful for all the people and riders that make biking what it is today. adn for supporting all aspects of the sport weather its dh .dj or xc long live biking..But overall i am most thankful for being able to live another day in a world so ful of hate
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 I'm thankful for my family, my house, and that my dad can work and we have enough money to get by. I'm also thankful for all my friends, those that ride and those that don't. I'm thankful that I will be returning to full health soon and I have a bike and places to ride.
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 I'm thankful for everything that going to school in Seattle has given me. Going to the University of Washington for just 2 short years has given me the opportunity to get a great education, have some crazy experiences, make some of the greatest friends I could ever have and be close to some of the greatest riding around.
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 What are you thankfull for. Im thankfull for being so close to so many great trails were i live. With out them i would never be able to progress in this sport. Also thought all my bike relative ingures my Firends and Family taking care of me, if its from a Concussions or to the broken collar bones. To the bikes they bought me. I am thank full fo so much theres to much to say here.
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 I am grateful to have the family and friends that I do. I'm so thankful to have a religion that helps me to be a better person and know there is a reason I go through all of the things I do. I am thankful to have my boyfriend (who introduced me to mountain biking), my dog and my bike Smile
I'm just thankful for life.
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 I'm thankful for the incredible community that mountainbiking provides, including all of the wonderful people, who are always helpful also including Pinkbike, which creates a hub for all of the great people who ride mtb's to chat know whats going on!
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 Im thankful for that first pedal stroke on my bike that makes ever problem you have go away, Doesn't matter that you failed that test, broke up with your girl or had that fight with your buddy, when your on your bike nothing else matters. Im Thankful Im able to experience that.
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 I am thankful for the day my dad spent what little money we had on a new mountain bike for me rather than on a silly grad dress. Best decision ever dad even if you were in big trouble from mom for a long time. 23 years on a mountain bike and still going strong. Miss you lots (1931 -2010) and thanks to you I will ride my bike forever!
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 I am thankful for all the great adventures one can have in life. Be it an adventure with family around the table for turkey or traveling to a new trail to ride it with my best buds. There is so much to be thankful for I cant list it all, so this is just a taste.
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 I thank GOD, for blessing me with life and this great planet that he created. I'm thankful for my family and the love that we share and to the dude that invented the bicycle, if it weren't for that person we wouldn't be on this site today!
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 Im thankful for (in no certain order): my wifes desire to take up riding, my amazing family, my friends who help create gold out of dirt in an area where mountainbiking is almost non-existent, my health, pinkbike!, fox!, just biking in general and I would say that as #1 if this contest was on a knitting website, having a job, salvation, and lastly - being able to scrape together enough money to build a decent bike. Thanks pb and fox.
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 I am truly thankful for life, the way I was born and raised in a part of the world where I was given a bicycle at an early age, not a machine gun. My main focus in life is to have fun, not survival, hatred and fear of others.
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 I'm thankful for the wonderful place that this earth provides for humanity (not to mention a lot of places to ride)
And I'm thankful for the experiences that biking provides. It branches across every ethnic, racial, religious, and country division. One of a select number of things that stays constant wherever you go in the world.
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 I'm thankful for all my family and freinds who supported me when I broke my right TibFib dirt jumping and encouraged me to stay positive and think of the next season when I can ride again. I'm also thankful for the shin pads keeping my bones under my skin and the titanium rod and screws in my Tibia keeping my leg together.
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 Im thankful for my dad. He was in a street bike accident 11 years ago and has been in a wheelchair since. He never gives up and shows truly what life should be like. He doesn't let a chair get in his way of doing anything. He owns a business, a big house and has a great family. He shows me that I should never give up even if it feels like the task ahead is impossible. I ride for him.
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 i am thankful for my lbs for all the times iv needed to replace a tube and hes trusted me to come and drop the money off another time .... all the times iv used his tools for a quick fix .... all the bikers who helped me when i broke myself and just plaining all of the biking comunity who are all their to help each other Smile
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 I'M THANKFUL FOR EVERY HARD STEP I HAVE TO TAKE , FOR EVERY DIFICULTY IN MY WAY , FOR EVERY TOUGH SITUATION , FOR EVERY OBSTACLE BECAUSE ALL OF THAT MAKES ME STRONGER , MAKES ME SEE MY MISTAKES AND LEARN FROM THEM. I MUST BE THANKFUL FOR AL THE BUDDIES I HACE ENCONTERED , BECAUSE THEY ARE A SECOND FAMILY TO SHARE ALL GREAT MOMENTS , I'M THANKFUL EVERY DAY THAT I OPEN MY EYES AND SEE THAT THERE'S MAGIC IN EVERY SECOND OF OUR LIFE BECAUSE ALL WE SE IS JUST STUNING I'M THANKFUL FOR BEING ALIVE...
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 I am thankful for the life that I have. And even tho it seems that things never go in my favor, as far as injuries and expenses, I remember that I have the most amazing finance and family I could ever ask for. I am also thankful for my MTB paying for half of my college tuition, or else I would not be able to afford to go. Even tho I feel unlucky, I thank God for what I have.
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 I am thankful i am fortunate enough to have a supportive family , a house , and bikes , i dont know what i would do with out bikes , I am thankful for my biking friends always helping me out , Im thankful for everything i have and having places to ride :]
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 I'm thankful to be back to mountain biking after 15 years! Now I feel much more confident with my love about the scene because it's so big and established, it's diverse and consistent, and the bikes are beautiful machines. I want to have about 6 bikes and thanks God I will have them Big Grin
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 I am thankful for my great life, that involves my beautiful daughter and wife. Five years ago, my wife suffered a stroke just after Christmas. The right place at the right time and the excellent doctors, kept her from giving up. Months of rehab and over two years of therapy has given us a chance to live each day like its our last. She has been getting back on her mountain bike and snowboard, and showing us that life can be take a swift tun from the norm. Her strength and positive attitude drives our family to new heights and challenges. This summer we went to Crankworx, as a challenge and leap of faith, my daughter whos seven and my wife rode down whistler on a rental bikes. Its days like that I am very thankful for.
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 I'm thankfull to be blessed with a family that loves my biking as much as me! To all the great people I've met while riding. I'm thankful to all the great Fox gear that's saved my bacon! I'm thankful to my Fox Float 36 and Float 32 and my Rp23 and Dhx5.0! Most of all I'm thankful to be healthy!
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 I'm thankful to have found mountain biking in the past few years. It is wonderful to find myself involved in a sport that is not just a sport- but a respectful, generous, and kind community. The world community of biking is amazing, and I have already benefited so much from my involvement- from meeting riders on the trail telling me about the best hidden tracks to the some of the free parts handed to me from more experienced riders to help build up a bike to improve my own skill. I would not be able to ride without the help of the community, and that's why I'm glad biking is more than just a sport.
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 I'm thankful that no matter how many times I've hurt or broken myself with the help of a bicycle, it's that same tool that motivates me to push through pain, discomfort and the hard work of physical rehabilitation, and keep coming back for more.
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 I'm thankful for friends and family, health and life. Specifically for my family's health and mountain biking for bring me and my girlfriend closer together. A year ago she didn't understand why I did it and now we are both aspiring DH racers. Smile Happy Thanksgiving to all!
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 Thankful I am for the flow .... The flow of breath and of life; the flow that finds it's ways through and on wheels, edges, and water.

The cyclicity of energy.

The wonderful friends through the years.

Be well .... Celebrate each breath.
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 I am thankful for my freedom in this country and the fact that i can go out and ride my bike. Thank you to all the soldiers who fight for us everyday and who cannot be with their families on this day. I hope everyone has a happy and safe holiday season! And get off the internet and go be with your family!
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 I am Thankful for all of the Blessings I have. A wonderful Beatiful wife and three great daughters I am thankful for family that love and support me (even if I do crazy stuff) ultimately I am thankful that I am healthy and able to ride and enjoy an active life, I hope that everyone remembers how blessed they are today
JJ
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 In the world’s unwavering love I am a fortunate son… I am thankful for a vast array of goodness brought to my life, but what stands out the most is the changing of seasons. The transition from fall to winter creates the combination of ripping single track trails and slashing pow lines. If it weren’t for dirt in my teeth and snow in my boots I would not be the individual that I am.
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 What am i thankful for....
I am thankful for living and being able to do all the stuff that my parents allow me to.
I am thankful that my parents drive me to mountain bike a lot.
I am thankful for having such a great family and amazing friends.
I am thankful for the food on the table and the air in the sky.
I am thankful for everything my parents give me in life even if it is only a hug.
I am thankful for my mountain bike and the bike park near my house.
I am thankful that my mom is still living after almost 30 years of smoking.
I am thankful for living most importantly.
Theres much more but those ones are from deep, deep, in the heart.
I am Eric and i am 12 years old and what are you thankful for?
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 I´m thankful for still being alive.
One horrible car accident caused by an irresponsible driver, 1 peritonitis saved by only one hour till I passed out (1 month on the intensive care unity, caused by a virus)....and here i´m, still riding, and enjoying life with my family and closest friends, and doing my favorite sport mountain bike (downhill, cross-country and dirt jump)....Always enjoy life and try to be thankful of everything you´ve got on life
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 I'm thankful to still be riding hard after 3 years of fighting Rheumatoid Arthritis that has taken over my legs and lower back, when I'm still a teenager. And I'm especially thankful for my parents, family, physical therapists, and the doctors for supporting me and helping me so much. Without them I'm almost certain I wouldn't be riding anymore. They've helped me keep the one half of my life that means the world to me.
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 I'm thankful for my life, for my wrist that yesterday broke and now it feels better, and for my mom that was with me helping me at the hospital and at home.

=) sorry for my bad inglish im 13 and inglish is not my first language
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 I'm thankful for many things, not necesarily bikes/riding. I'm just thankful for support, giving support and receiving. No matter what sport or activity, people always need help and with that help people's dreams come true. It helps sports and people grow and achieve great things. 'Nuff said... lets go ride tup
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 well i can say that im truly thankful that i have a great gf that rides and loves to be in the mountians. It would be nice if all our troops could be home for the holidays but we cant all ways get what we want i just hope everyone has fun with there love ones and our wishes go out to those that can not be here
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 I am thankful for my girlfriend putting me up and putting up with me for the past year while I was unemployed, and thankful of course that I have a job again. Now hopefully I can afford to build a bike again and get out and ride.
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 I am thankful for all the people in the world who make mountain biking possible. Their dedication to the sport is what has made mountain biking what it is today. I am also thankful for my friends, family and loved ones who are there for me when I need them the most, especially my fiance who picks me up when I am down, literally ( many falls in mountain biking ).
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 I am 15, so i havent really had a idea of what life is going to be like for me. All i just know is that mountain biking so far to me is, life. and I am very greatful for the chance that I get to go out and ride. And above all i am greatfull for my family, and expecially my dad who allways finds time to take me out riding.
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 I am thankful for my supporting wife,for my two great boys that thankfully also enjoy the great sport of mountain biking,Having a good job ,a roof over our heads,and clothes on our backs.I'm thankful for the great Northwest forests and all the great trails to ride,and all the great people that I have met riding.I'm thankful for steep hills big drops and big suspension,creek crossings, berms and step-ups. But most of all I'm thankful for my family!!! Happy Thanksgiving!
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 FAMILY AND FRIENDS - I WOULDN'T HAVE SUCH GOOD FRIENDS WITHOUT MOUNTAIN BIKING, THIS HAS BROUGHT ME MORE GOOD MEMORIES THAN ANYTHING IN MY LIFE - SO I GIVE THANKS TO MY BROTHER WHO BOUGHT ME MY FIRST BIKE EVEN THOUGH AT THE TIME I HAD NO INTEREST AT ALL = THAT WAS 14 YEARS AGO AND I STILL RIDE ALMOST EVERY DAY.
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 I am thankful for 3 things!
1. My loving family and friends.
2. The wise elders of the Central Oregon Trail Alliance, for guiding me in
the right direction.
3. Finding the savior of my life; Mt.Biking. Without that I would have
gone down the wrong road in life.
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 For be able to ride in a time where technology allows us to share our riding on pinkbike. Technology allows anyone with a cheapo digi cam or even a cell phone to go out a take pictures or upload videos onto sites like pinkbike and share the ride and stoke others so easily.
Back in the old school days there was no internet and even if you were able to put together a bike video (using a actual video camera with tapes) there was no one to share it with. Taking pictures was a hassle too as you had to use regular film and then scan pictures to upload them onto the internet. Such a cool time now where anyone can put together biking media and share it with the world so easily.
OH...and thankful for disk brakes...melting vee brake pads was a HUGE pain.
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 I am thankful that i get to live and ride in one of the best places in the world... and that there is a great group of people here pushing me to be a better rider.. that they take time to do a lap with a learner when they can be ripping it up without me! Merci gang!
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 I'm thankful for my wife and 2.75 year old son who's renamed his tractor Matt Hunter Tractor and his ambulance Thomas Vanderham Ambulance. I'm thankful for my most faithful riding partner and dog, Hutch. I'm thankful that my buddy, Dave, recites The Riddle of Steel, every time he hops on his overbuilt Instigator. I'm thankful I live in Oregon so I am most thankful when it doesn't rain.
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 i am thankful that my family on both sides live in close proximity to each other so its not hard for all of us to see each other and come together for thanksgiving and i am also thankful for our canadian forces members fighting and help rebuild afghanistan for a greater good over in the middle east. REMEMBER
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 I am thankful for my parents. Without them, i would have gotten almost nowhere in the sport. Without them, I wouldn't be alive. I am thankful for all the food they provide me with. The clothing, and all the other little things that keep me alive. I am glad they are willing to shuttle me and my friends, take me to Whistler and other cool places, and do everything they can to keep me happy.
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 I'm thankful for the companions in our lives that put up with our lifestyle- the girlfriends/fiances/wives that shuttle us even though biking to them means hopping on the CCM to go to the store. Though they may not understand our psychosis, they support us because they love us. They make shake their heads when we return battered and bruised, but they patch us up anyway. They put up with the dirt, the smell, and the questionable financial priorities because they know it makes us happy. If the price we pay for all this is the occasional chick flick, I think we're doing pretty well for ourselves. Happy Thanksgiving.
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 Thankful for so many cool dudes constantly pushing the envelope to keep this wonderful sport growing, to motivate young riders to get on their bikes and to make awesome videos for us aging coots to live vicariously through as we try to keep the wheels turning and the dirt flying.
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 Im thankful for just having the opportunity to ride. All the great friends I have made and will have forever because of our incredible sport. I'm thankful when I clean a gnar section, and i'm even thankful when I crash...cuz I know Im still pushin it and trying to progress. Im thankful just to be out on the trail, wether its wet, muddy and sloppy, or hot, humid, and miserable. I have been riding a long time and even at 40 years old, I still love it as much as I did when I was a kid...it is literally the very last thing I think about before I fall asleep and the first thing I think about when I wake up........Its always so fun...everytime....
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 I'm thankful for what I'm always thankful for:
that somehow, despite seemingly insermountable odds an imperfect universe was created the formed galaxies and planets, one of those being Earth where somehow life was created and species evolved into humans, and these humans which came before my self interacted in such a way which lead to me being born into a such wonderful country and family.
Not to mention our biology and the geology of our planet allow us to do some really kick ass things like biking Smile
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 I'm Thankful for every day I wake up because I realize everything I have and the extraordinary chance I have been given buy my loving parents and close friends. I'm thankful for every ride that I take. I'm thankful I have not suffered life threatening injuries while biking.
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 I'm thankful for everything in life, the fact i have food on my table every night,and a warm bed to sleep in,my freinds,my family, ,im also thankful that i have a bike to ride ,and also all the great people in this world that are thankful for the same things i am
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 Thankful for the riding in Marquette, MI, we have been building and legitimizing trails for the last few years. and getting the lifts open. i know we have talked to curt about having the allride stop around here which wuld be awesoem
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 I am deeply thankfull for people like kurt promoting helmets and positive attitdudes towards biking. That I live in Canada have shelter, food, clean water, family and positive friends. Props to kurt for not riding useless you have a helmet. I lost a best friend to not having a helmet... He can't do anything anymore everything is done for him. kurt nice job for helping the younger generation be part of your building, It helps them build skills. Another thing this was from the heart. Not the head thinking of greed and what will benefit them like freebies. amen
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 I'm thankful for my day to day life, Ok I moan about things, but I have a life that a lot of people would envy. I have a nice bike, good house, great family, a lovely girlfriend and an education. I live in a country where the government is pretty fair and thank God my family are all fairly healthy, my thoughts are with those who are talking about cancer battles and such above. I havent even read the article itself yet, but some of these comments are very inspiring. and I'm impressed with the pinkbike users and their support for fellow riders, as is show above.
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 What am I thankful for? Well kind of hard to be thankful at times like theses but id say I'm thankful for just being able to be thankful. I'm also thankful for my cousin Katie she was strong enough to last through thanksgiving so everyone could say their goodbyes and see her as a family. She's was a proud and thankful wife, and a mother of two beautiful red heads one three and one six. Rest in peace Katie we all love you and miss you much and you can see your baby now! 1984-November 28th 2010. That's what I'm thankful for and I will be for the rest of my time .
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 I'm thankful for completely shredding my knee 4 yrs ago playing soccer... If it wasn't because of that, I would not have bought a mountain bike to rehab my knee, and then would have not gotten the rush of downhilling, and gotten back to this great sport after more than 12 years...
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 I am thankful to have a healthy and intact body. When I think about how some people can lose a leg or be paralyzed and still find a way to ride and really have a good attitude towards riding even with their disability it blows my mind. Ride on!
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 I am thankful for my hubby introducing me to biking! It brings us so much fun and experiences that bring us closer together. We r thankful for being healthy and able to do the things that bring us happiness. That, and thankful for the sea to sky highway upgrades that make getting to Whistler safer and quicker = more riding & skiing time!
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 I am thankful for living where i do in nelson bc, with my beautiful fiance. we just bought our first place together and it is so great. I am also thankful for our families that have helped us with the purchase of our first place, we could not have done it with out them.
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 I am thankful to be alive. This passed weekend i was driving down the highway at 70mph. It was 12:30am and there was a deer running across the road. I just happened to miss it; barely. Luckily I had been switched to drive because my family had been driving since the morning. If anyone else would have still been driving, I am particularly sure they would not have seen the deer running across the road. Thankfully no one was injured and the car was not severely damaged. So I am thankful to be alive and that my entire family is safe and healthy!
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 im thankful for my family, and the fact that i whad the luck to be born into the canadian society, i think everyday about how my problems are insignificant compared to others. im thankful for everything i have, and most of all, im thankful for my mom for all shes done for me in my 16 short year on planet earth.
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 Im thankful for the whole mountain biking community... We treat each other like family and will help each other out no matter what. Example: when many of us supported "ride for nicks eyes" the amount of money we raised for him was amazing.
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 I am thankful to be surrounded by a family full of love, my 4 year old son, 2 year old daughter, and beautiful wife. I thankful that when my life seems stressful and chaotic, that I have a bike that can provide me solace.
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 Family, friends, health and life foremost. After the "usual suspects" I'm thankful for Pinkbike. Without it I'd have to get all sorts of Trojans and viruses from sifting through other sites to get my bike porn fix that the POD and VOD satisfy. It's great to have a site with ppl who love all kinds of bikes and embrace the artwork that comes from them.
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 Im thinking im not the only one who's said this.. Im thankful for the strength of our bodies...All of us who wipe out and get back up (after severe injury or small crash) and still ride.. gotta be amazed at how we can dish out and keep propelling our bikes..Simply put "AMAZING" Thanks BODY!!!
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 Thankful for working limbs and the ability to ride a bike. To be able to experience "that feeling". Thankful that I love this sport and that there are so many new outsiders looking in, expressing new interest and furthering the sport. Thankful for Turkey coma's. Thankful for a weird community of people online who don't know each other but share a passion for a common interest!
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 To all the other BRO's and SIS's out there who are thankful for people's strength to battle illness ect. Im thankful for all of you being able to take the timeto post those and deal with em. brings reality back and makes all of us stronger for bringing the Large world of PB down to more of a intimate group.. Thanks!
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 I am thankful for being in such an well-situated country that i can spend my time in the forests with my friends on those expensive Bikes, and not in factorys like Foxxcon and had to manufacture I phones for hip teens in the western world.
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 i am thankful for surviving a year in iraq recently, for god giving me the extra time there to dig some jumps with their excellent dirt, for being blessed with a great support system back home that supplied me a bottle rocket and plenty of dry lube for it! lord knows we needed it there with all that dust! the whole year spent there taught me alot about whats important and how you can make the best of any situation if you just think positive about life and not stop to dwell on all the negatives that surround people. im proud to have been one of many that were able to bring a bit of hope to those people, and give them the opportunity for a better life last of all im thankful for my beautiful girlfriend who patches my shins up when i miss the pedals after a can-can and brings me pbr after a long day, my parents for always keeping my head on straight when i needed it the most, and to my little sister, who has done so well for herself..god bless you all!
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 Im thankful for my friends and family and the whole biking community that i am involved in and all the companies out there that are here that do what they do to supply us all as riders so we can all do what we love, ride bikes.
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 I'm thankful for how much biking has brought my brothers and I together and will always be the thing we have the most in common. I'm also thankful for my rad fiance who pushes me to be gnarlier.
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 I'm thankfull for even being able to ride a bike everyday and even have a bike. I'm thankful for were I was born and being able to see this incredible world. I'm lastly thankful for the love of speed I have cause if it wasnt for it I would not like bikes and cars so much and I wouldn't have made it to the egg first and I wouldn't be around today lol
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 Well Kirk I'm thankful for a few things, I hope you find them prize worthy. I am of course thankful for my health and minimal amount of wealth(i don't live on the streets or in a hospital). Thankful for the fact that I have been able to work in the cycling industry for 16 years and it has never led me astray(ok a few times I got places that I wish I didn't end up mosly in vegas). and lastly I'm thankful for all the times the police have said i'll give you a warnning just this one time(I'm glad there is more than one cop out there). hope this ends up in the short list but if not that is ok too. Remember "clip in to win"and "flat pedals win metals". Kobra out.
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 I am thankful for their being the organizations and people who give back to the sport so much. When I first started building stunts and single track in 1999 it was all DIY and underground. Now where-ever I have moved in Alaska and the pacificNW the scene is burgeoning and the kids are stoked! I am thankful that I was able to buy the bike I wanted back then and get into it. I feel more compelled by that to teach and help out the next gen of shredders on dirt and snow who dont have the monetary means I did as a beginner.- Disco Stoo
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 I am thankful for being able to do such an amazig sport that downhill is.
It´s my passion and i love it soo much. Thanks god to give me the opportunity to do what i can do :-)

All my commiseration goes out to all the people in the world that can´t do sports like that... disabled, ill people or poor people.
Keep fighting guys and never give up !!
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 I am thankful for my health, for my bikes, and for my life. I ride everyday and love the peace that comes from riding my bike. Thank you to all who make any of this possible including pinkbike for stoking me out everyday!!!
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 hmm, let's say that I'm thankful to my friends who let me try that fuckin' bunnyhop and other tricks on their bikes and even if I don't have a bike yet I'm thankful to my parents for supporting me and saving money for the bike I'll probably buy in the near future. I'm also thankful to the people who are reading my blog because without them I wouldn't get some extra money just for me. to be continued...
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 With no doubt Im thankful for my life, cause not even the most creative person on this planet could not create something so amazing, so diverse, so fulfilling, so uniqe etc. Life its self is an amazing ride and Im just happy to be here with all the different people and circumstances
Thank you(who ever you may be)!
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 I'm grateful that I'm able to live in a place where I can wake up to see massive forested hills lit by warm sunshine, with the knowledge that there's masses of virtually unexplored singletrack up there...
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 I`m thankfull for being so healthy and being able to do all the things that I like and love, together with my family, friends and riding mates. I´m am also thankfull for being able to appreciate and thank for all the good things that happen to me.
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 I'm thankful for Pinkbike.com and who ever was responsible for creating such an amazing site that brings so many riders of every type all over the world together to share their ride. I love you Pinkbike, can't get enough! Alright I'm gonna go eat some turkey. Happy Thanksgiving everybody
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 Thank you God for gravity. Thank you Sir Isaac Newton for discovering it. Thank you for the force that makes my legs burn on the way up the mountain and after reaching the top, the force that allows me to rip down steep singletrack at mach speed. Thank you gravity. I am eternally grateful.
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 I'm thankful that I met friends who taught me how to bike who taught me how too service my back shred fast and have confidence to try knew things. I've been introduced to great people great trails and what is really close to my heart digging trails. And all this would never had been accomplished if I hadn't met those guys who set me on the way to an addiction which I will never forget.
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 I'm thankful for all the love in my life, my bike, snow, good friends, that I have a roof over my head and tasty food in my fridge. I'm thankful for modern medicine that has been putting me and my buddies back together when we get hurt. - Life is good, and I'm just trying not to take it for granted.
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 I'm thankful for the life that i have, the people i've meet while riding, and for being able to wake up every morning with the air in my lungs and the ability to live an other day. i had a rough patch in my riding were i nearly broke my neck a few seasons back, broke my foot and tore my shoulder apart, but i'm thankful for being where i am today doing what i love
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 I am thankful for being able to ride my bike with family member and friends which leads to countless moments of fun and memories that will last a lifetime. Also I am thankful for the all the pro's and movies that make me want to be the best rider I can be!
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 Im thankful for my family, for there support, thankful for my friends and there support to make me faster and better at the sports that I love. Thankful for the sports that I have been involved in (DH and moto) and all the great people ive met, the lifestyle is has brought me too, the passion it has brought into my life. The hard working mentality to make my life better so I can have more toys. The want and desire to make my dreams a reality, and the passion to continue the life I have had as a kid for the rest of my life and to hopefully pass it onto my kids. I cant be thankful enough for the way I have grown up and hope all my kids and family get what I have.
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 I'm thankful for:
*Jesus Christ my Lord and Savior, the one who means more to me than anything!
*My Mother and Father who gave everything to raise me to be a great man!
*My Father who grew up in the projects and who now has a college degree, has served his country and has a great job with a company that loves him! He taught me to never give up!
*For my two brothers! The older who also served his country (going to Iraq twice)!
*For my tow sisters (both from China), one we've had for 4 years. The other is in Beijing now and my parents will travel in about 1 month to get her!
*And also for the rest of my family and friends who are always there for me and mean the world to me!
*Also for my mission trip to China, where I was able to bring a teenager to the Lord!
*And even though I sold my bike (to get money during my missionary program), I love the sport of mountain biking and wish I'm able to get another soon!!!!
*Last I'm thankful for Pinkbike and Kirt Vorei's and their great contest! I hope I win this one!
Happy Thanksgiving to all, God bless!
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 I am thankful for the air in my lungs, the ability to ride mountain bikes, and my family and friends who have guided me onto the right path even though it's been hard. I am thankful for every man and woman fighting in the military and army, protecting us. I am thankful for being surrounded by wonderful and really awesome people, whom I've had unforgettable times with. I am thankful for being alive, healthy, and living life day by day. I am thankful for being fortunate enough to be apart of this united biking community, a community that supports each other in every way possible. That this community holds it's own and proves the immpossible, to be possible. I am thankful to be a part of a sport that is universal and brings so many smiles and happy memories. I would not be the same person I am now if I never saw my first mountain biking video of Matt Hunter that made me so stoked to ride and be a part of this sport.
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 I am thankful for everyone who has been so generous to me in my last year of traveling, whether it be a bed or dinner or just company to drink beer with. and for canada, the most epic place with such an abundance of fun, and beautiful girls (caroline)
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 I'm thankful for some simple things in life:
- being in a healthy and loving relationship with a wonderful partner/lover in my fiance, Catherine
- having a loving and support family, including our animals Bo and Diablo (cats) and Kami (rabbit)
- being of sound mind and body
- being able to play hard and work hard!
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 I'm Thankful for my local bike shop and for the quality service it provides
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 I am thankful for all the friends and family in my life, including the ones that are no longer with us. I am also thankful for being able to ride my bike and the food that ill be eating later
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 I'm thankful for my life. I am happy, appreciative of the things I have and the health that I am in. I'm thankful for my family. They are always ever supportive and loving. Non judgmental. I'm thankful for my girlfriend. She is an amazing, loving woman and a strong cancer survivor. I'm thankful for my friends. They always make me smile. They support you when you're down. Take you higher when you're up. I'm thankful for the little good things people do in their everyday life to other people. Passing on good vibes and energy really is felt by everyone.
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 I am thankful that I have been fortunate to be able to go to school and live in a house with a tv and computer and that I have enough money to be able to get a bike and that i am not starving like some people in third world countrys. I am also thankful that Jesus died on the cross for everybodys sins and that if it werent for him that we wouldnt be here right now.
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 I'm thankful for all the amazing people in my life that have helped me through all the years of my life including my family grandparents and multiple friends and mountain bikers.also all those that have pushed me to try harder and say i can do it and it easier then you think. another thing I'm thankful for is that I'm with my family during this time and having a great life together. in the end these things are all in the same category of being thanked for, but especially some of my friends and or pro mountain bikers that have helped me get to where I'm at now but not where I want to be yet those people are Phil Sundbuam, Luciano Worl, Billy Lewis, and all the shop guys in the area i know and all the people from dirt corps evergreen mountain bike alliance thanks you guys!!!!!!!!!! have a happy thanks giving!!!!!!!!!
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 Im thankful for my country Mexico,that its fighting to drugsellers so we the children of Mexico dont get in drugs =)

Viva Mexico!!!
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 I'm thankful for body protection, think i would have broken some bones by now, Smile and im also thankful of pinkbike for this awesome online community where we can all share the biking love! haha
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 I'm thankful I have girlfriend that mountain bikes and supports my weird obsession with bikes. I really am thankful for all that I have, I try not to take anything for granted.
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 I am thankful for many things, Number one would be the brave men and women of the military who put themselves in danger daily;come home safe! Number two for all those riders before us throwing down and paving the way for the next generation of mountain bikers, without them our sport wouldn't be where it is today!
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 I am thankful for my parents, who showed me the video tonight of me opening the package that contained my first bike, a big wheel, on Christmas day in 1983. I am thankful for my childhood friends and the experience of growing up in the woods, riding our department store bikes at breakneck speeds through the trees. I am thankful for my dad subscribing to Mountain Bike magazine in the mid 1990's. I am thankful for Tinker and Tomac, Hans and Ned, Missy and Juliana. I am thankful that my childhood heroes wore lycra and not football pads. I am thankful that although my grades slipped, and my interest in school waned, my parents still let me ride. I am thankful for Palmer and Voreis, Peaty and Lopes, who brought the skate-punk attitude of my adolescence into the sport that I lived for. I am thankful that my parents drove me to the NORBA Nationals to race and to meet my heroes. I am thankful that although my grades fell into the toilet, and my college prospects slipped away, I had my bike to live for. I am thankful that I stopped riding in 2000, bizarre as that may sound. I am thankful that I saw a young adult life without riding, and saw how empty it made me feel. I am thankful that my local mountain opened a bike park in 2007, and I seized the opportunity to finally get back on my bike. I am thankful that I had the foresight to quit a lucrative job to work at this bike park. I am thankful that this job has led to better and better things, and has become my career. I am thankful for our house in the mountains, for my dog and my fiancee. I am thankful that Kirt shared some of his stories with myself and a friend last month, and that he was just as excited to hear me share some of mine. I am thankful for everything that Mountain Biking has given me, continues to give me, and will give me in the future. And most of all, I am thankful that I am helping other people get on bikes, so that they also have Mountain Biking to be thankful for.
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 im thankful for family and friends and bicycles changed my life they made me fiter have more friends and got me away from video games when i got picked on and was a fat sack hahah bikes changed my life.
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 im thankful for ever day im able to wake up and toss a leg over the bike and use my god given ability to pedal rather than drive. im also thankful that mountain biking has brought my family closer.
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 i am thankful for all my friends and riding buddies, i am also thankful that no one has gotten servilely hurt in the past year or riding, and thankful that i could get a good thanksgiving ride in socal, and thankful for life.
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 Once in a while I catch this guy on the trail whom wasn't born with arms. He rides a high end chair which he pushes with his legs and does it powerfully.
So whenever I think I have it bad or had a crappy day, I think of him and suddenly I'm pretty lucky...we all are.
Needless to say I'm thankful for "the ability" to ride.
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 I am thankful for the many people on the trail that have seen we flying through the air in an uncontrolable fashion, destined for crashing, and have given me tips that have preserved my flesh and made me a better rider.
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 I'm thankful for all the good days, all the good lines, all the days where the British weather holds out just long enough to hit the trails, every time you get that rush and everything biking. And bacon.
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 I'm thankful for the biking community and the sense of unity it has. As a random rider I met at a Quiznos said, "If you ride two wheels, you go to heaven." I am thankful for the ability to ride my bike. It turns any bad day into a decent one. And of course, I am thankful for my friends and family. Without them, I would be nobody.
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 I'm thankful God to give me the help to recovery after 4 lunge surgery.The last 1 year was absolutely nightmare for me. I realy hope that problem is finished.I'm thankful to my mother to keep me alive when I was in the hospital and help me for everything.I love you mum because you are my family.
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 I'm thankful for biking both in what it gives me and what I can give back. I work in a field where it's easy to burn out mentally and emotionally (Child and Youth Mental Health) and biking always helps me find my balance again after a tough session. It connects me to my body and to the outdoors and helps keep me fit. I'm greatful to give these things to the kids I work with as well and give back to my own family following a good ride with the positivity and calm I get from the bike. I love building trails that will challenge and offer this to others as well and sharing these things with as many as will listen. I'm workign and can afford stuff when my wife allows it so the goods could proboubly go to a young one with more challenges in getting gear, but if it did go my way I would be thrilled to find a home for it among the young ones I work with or know. Thanks.
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 i'm thankfull for the people who try to keep trails in good shape and try to preserv them and im thankfull for mother nature hoe gave us the dirt and the land to build the things we love to ride an that make our live worth while and im thank full for pinkbike that let us talk to poeple tha have the same passion as us thank you for the wonderfull pics vids and laughs you guys gave me
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 I'm thankful for my mom who is here for another Thanksgiving. She has been battling Lou Gehrigs or ( als) for 10 years. Everyday is a new day and just glad she is here for one more.
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 I'm thankful for all the opportunities life throws at you and the ability to make the best out of them, whether good or bad. I'm also thankful that I have such a supportive group of riding buddies, friends and family for helping me to progress to where I am today and helping me to get through the tougher times such as injuries etc. And last but not least, Mountain biking in general, it helps me get a clear head, a chance to think things through and it's my way of escaping and letting myself go.
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 im thankful thats i've still got a bike and they're still be used and keeping people from turning to drugs and other stuff! I'm also thankful that my family and friends are still here and im starting to here about more and more people using body armour, helmets and neck braces and keeping them save and saving peoples lives, so i guess thanks goes out to manufacturers and the whole community really!
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 I am thankful for really just the life I live. I'm thankful that I have a supportive family and friends that always have my back. I'm thankful for the house I live in, the things I have, the fun things I can do on a daily basis. I feel thankful a lot that most all of my family is healthy and in good condition. I'm thankful for the ability to shred! I am thankful that I can go to school everyday...eventhough I don't like it that much. I am thankful for the world I live in. I am thankful to be able to say thanks to an online bike forum hahah. I am thankful for everything. Okay thankyou bye.
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 I'm thankful for all the really generous people, that enable mountain bikers to build tracks in their woods without asking for anything in return, all they want is to see people having fun and socialising. I'm thankful for everyone that has an interest in my hobby, even if they aren't sporty. I'm thankful for all the organisations, and individuals that promote mountain biking and try to make into a bigger sport that everyone knows about. I'm thankful for competitions like this that supports mountain bikers and also makes us think about what the sport is all about and how much it means to us. And finally I'm thankful for all the places and natural beauties I have seen, and all the amazing people I have met from the sport, including my girl friend that I will likely marry one day Smile

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 im thankfull to be fortunate enough that my parents have worked to provide with the life that i live. to be able to be a part of this sport when so many struggle through each day. i only hope to be able to spread the joy i feel and give others the same opportunity to enjoy riding a bike as much as we all do.
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 I'm thankful for good friends, great family and delicious food. (it is thanksgiving) I'm thankful for trail fairies, that dont mind if you miss a build day and that i have been able to share this great sport with friends who would never have given it a shot if I hadn't taken them out to shred some loam.
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 I am thankful for my family and friends, and the life that I've been blessed with. I am thankful for the times I am outside riding, just enjoying the beautiful scenery. And I am especially thankful for having the opportunity to choose what I want to do with my life.
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 Im thankful that im going to meet Steve Peat in a few hours and that I have raised enough money to get the new brake pads I really needed. I am thankful I get to see my sister this weekend for the first time since June! Big Grin
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 I am thankful for the days of riding that I have been lucky enough to survive, the skills I have learned from my coaches, the support I have had from my local bike shop and friends. Im thankful for being able to live and ride with the greats such as Gary Fisher and Joe Breeze. Im thankful for being able to grow up in an area so influenced by biking and so beautiful with so much land that we can ride and have fun on. Then I am also very thankful for sites like Pinkbike so we can share our riding and our stories with others who will be interested with our individual experiences and pictures. Also I am thankful for being granted with the ability to finish my first norcal racing season in 12th place for the beautiful state of California. Happy Thanksgiving to all!
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 I'm thankful for an amazing mountain biking trail system just 10 min from my door. I'm also thankful for my friends, family, and all the people i have met in the mountain biking world. Lastly, I'm thankful for that addicting rush of adrenaline that hits when boosting a huge booter for the first time, or fly mach balls down a downhill course and edging on out of control. Braaaaap!
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 I am thankful for the outdoors. I know it sounds cheesy but without woodland, fields, and hills I would be nothing. The outdoors, and nature, gives us more than any machine or factory ever can, let's pay it some homage and keep shredding until our bodies don't let us!
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 i am thankful for a great safe riding season. and for my new job i just got, i wont be in debt for long that i owe on my bottle rocket ! i am also thankful for our local trails we have to ride here in williams lake BC, special thanx to our local dedicated builders . i also like to thank our great local bike shop REDSHREDS ! they always help me out with everything i need , very welcoming shop and great atmosphere ! great job you guys!
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 Im thankful for the life I am able to live in this great country... for that family that I have who loves me. The friends that I have. My awesome girl friend. My great job in this poor economy. And of course... the amazing sport of mountain biking, I LOVE IT! I am very blessed.
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 im thankful for my family, good health, and all the progression that mountain biking is undergoing. from when the first NWD came out to today, so much had changed and the bike population is growing rapidly an people are more and more becoming down to go mountain bike. im also thankful for being gifted with the ability to ride a bike and in such a beautiful town. happy thanksgiving
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 I'm thankful for my Grandad, because he taxi's me and my mates around everywhere, so we can build trails and ride are bikes. He also looks out for my safety (By buying me a Leatt Neck Brace!)
I thank him everyday, make sure you do the same to who every supports you to do the sport.
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 I'm thankful for my dad fighting the 9 year battle against cancer to continue being able to ride bikes with me, and my entire family. Thankful for good health, and being alive today! Happy Thanksgiving!

Thankful for Ernest Michaux, who invented the modern bicycle pedal and cranks in 1861. Way to get the party started! =)
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 Just this afternoon (it's 3pm here) I'm spending my time working for free on an Event called Rocket Air Slopestyle that will take place April 8./9. 2011 in Thun, Switzerland. It's hours and hours of emails and phonecalls, not my preferred work at all, but I'm willing to take my time and give something back to our sport that I love so much. I'm grateful to be able to spend my time on this, so I can be a piece of something amazing. Big shout-out to all the volunteers making our sport possible!
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 im thankful for mountain biking. without it i wouldnt be here today. a couple years ago i was going through a really rough time and i pretty much lost everything i cared about and was going to end my life. a friend invited me to go mountain biking with him and he showed me that mountain biking can be an escape from all the chaos going on you you can just relax and have a good time.
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 I'm thankful for :

Such a beautiful nature where people meet each other. Also my family, girlfriend and friends in this world.And last butt not least, the angel in heaven who saved my life when i crashed really hard in 2008.
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 I'm thankful for my life and everything in it. There are days when I feel like I'm being cut short of something better, but then realized how privelaged I am to be able to have some many awesome things and have such a great family and friends. I'm so thankful that I've even had a chance to do amazing things such as mtn biking which has brought me and totally different view of the world many times. For me, I realize I need to be thankful for everything I have at every moment, because you don't know when it's going to be gone and then you will realize how much you cared about it. HAPPY THANKSGIVING EVERYONE!
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 I'm thankful for finding bikes as a hobby. Who knows where I would be or what I would be doing if I had not. They have taken and travelled with me all over the world and I've met so many good people and have so many good memories as a result. I'm thankful for the feeling I get when I'm in the air or just flowing a nice trail or hitting a drop for the first time. I'm mostly thankful for the love and passion the sport has made me feel for it.
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 i am thankfull for my wonderful girlfriend that keeps me happy everyday, and u (comment at the top o page) keep ur head up help ur father as much as u can, love him as much as u can, u need to let him know ur happy for him.....i lost my father...im 14
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 I am thankful for my healthy and happy family, I am thankful for my incredible friends that put up with me through all of my injuries and make sure to tease me while I'm in post-op. I am thankful for blue bird days. I am thankful that night riding changes your favorite trail into a new one. I am thankful that my 4 year old has climbed into my lap and is letting me finish typing (well kind of). I am thankful for GT85. Lastly I am thankful for all the people that are or have been around me, and influenced my life. I miss the few that are no longer around but will always be with me. Cheers! and Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!
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 I am thankful for the ability to ride a bike after being in a major avalanche while snowboarding a few years ago, and that I can ride in awesome places like Whistler, Mt. Ashland, Mt. Shasta and Bend. Getting back on the bike helped to heal my broken leg and other injuries and also led me back to DH racing and experiencing epic trails at beautiful locations, and the great people involved with those trails.
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 I am thankful for all the pain I've gone through in life in many situations, cause its kept my feet planted. Also I don't know if they really know it, but I'm very thankful for my parents because they are truly great people and have given a lot to me but others as well and I try to follow in there footsteps. LOVE you MOM and DAD!
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 I'm thankful for the fact that no matter where you live, where you're from and what you life is like, riding can bring together people from all different walks of life and give them a common ground to have an absolutely amazing time, even it's it only for a few hours, to get away from the rest of the crap going on in their life Smile
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 I'm thankful for being born with the family I have now and all they have given me and supported me over the years. All my relatives and friends who help me to grow on a daily basis and become better at all I do and every new trick and trail I ride, with my bike and dirtbike. And I'm thankful for having such a wonderful girlfriend who also loves to do all the sports I do even downhill biking although she wishes I didn't do the jumps/drops I do haha. And I'm just thankful for life in general being born in Canada and experiencing everything there is to do here. Finally for our troops in Afghanistan fighting for us and risking there lives so we can live ours in peace. Happy Thanksgiving (even though ours has past in Canada) haha
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 I'm thankful to the tiny little sperm that won the race against millions of others to get to the egg. This is the single most important event in my life. The next was probably the discovery of how much joy, fun, friendship, excitement, fear, adrenaline and pain two wheels and some metal can bring to a human being. For these two things, I am forever thankful, allowing me to go to my grave one day a happy and contented person. Whatever happens, I WON.
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 I am thankfull for the person who decided to open Whistler in the summer and my good friend Connor and his dad who take me riding everywere (Whistler, Mt Washinton, the local dh track, etc) i am also thank full for having a family to support me.
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 First of all, i'm thankful of this superduuper amazing lifestyle i joined while i bought my bike. But secondly, i AM VERY THANKFUL Of RockShox Suspension, which has saved my life many time for now. This is amazing how many times that fork have saved me from crushing and hurting myself...!!!!!! All the best, Happy thanksgiving!!!! Cheers!
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 I am thankful of my cousin who taught me how to ride a bike way back when we were little..I am also thankful of the sharp rocks and crazy trails we ride here in the phils, because after riding you get to appreciate how important your life and nature is..
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 I am thankful that I keep getting to see tomorrow when through all the yesterdays of losing people, time and myself here and there, that i keep getting the chance to progress in a world that allows me to share my will power and overall character to revolve around nature and bicycles as a driven shop mechanic and rider and all that spawns from the roots of my spirit and intertwines with every aspect of my life and all those in it. and to be an Oregonian!
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 I am thankful to be alive! I am also thankful that after 40+ years of riding my bike in the dirt that I still get to do it a few days a week and get just as stoked when I nail a new line on my DH bike at the bike park as I did when I built my first jump at age 5 trying to emulate Evil Knevil.......
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 I'm thankful that I discovered the sport of downhill/freeride this summer in my area.
I'm also thankful I didn't kill myself in my first accident. Smile
I'm thankful i have the means to even consider buying the necessary equipment to ride.
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 Im very thankful that I got back into MTB and off the dark path my life was taking. It has been the best 6 years of my life! Thanks to all my friends and great riders that I have met through the sport for showing me life can be fun without the things I was doing. Now I'm on the right path, but this time on a bike!! Thanks to all!!!
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 I'm thankful for my good health, a house to live in, supportive parents, a great education, woods to shred in, a great bike to shred on, food to fuel me, friends to ride with, an amazing older brother to help guide me, and the freedom that our brave uniformed men and women both overseas and at home fight to protect.
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 I'm thankful for every past and future days of my life, because even those worse days, bad choices and wrong decisions taught me something. Like Kirt Voreis I grew up without father and lot of things in life I had to learn myself, for most things I had to earn myself.
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 I am thankful for all involved in dropping me to this planet, where I could gather all these experiences with humans, machines and phenomena of nature. Being alive connects me to other humans, nature, plus machines. And an extra special machine - mtb - connects me to humans and nature. Plus allows me to have fun during my journey.

Extra special thanks to my close family: VickyWhistler and my little Son, Ádám for being open to all these experiences. Love you guys.
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 I am thankful for the support of my family, and friends. Going across a country persueing a dream that is not known in my area is hard to deal with sometimes, amd I would not be able to do it without them. I am also thankful for all the NWD videos that get me just stoked to ride.
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 The thanks I will give are for my husband, who made it home from his tour in Korea before it got too hot, for my son, who loves to ride and gives me the opportuninty to be in the mountains, for my daughter, who shines light into my life with her laghter and for all the opportunities I have yet to come.
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 I am thankful to have my good health, a family that is very supportive in my biking, my local mountain biking trails builders, and because my parents take the time to take me biking on the local mountain biking trails and that they let me build a bike course in my backyard. I am also thankful for all of my good mountain biking friends that have shown me so many good ways to fix my bike and how to ride technical obstacles over the years but when they dont know something the good people over at pinkbike.com do so that is the last thing I am thankful for all the time that people have taken to answer some of my questions I asked on the forum and for the VOD and POD I see everyday they give me some inspiration and just flat out get me stoked to go biking thanks guys your the best Big Grin
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 I am very very thankful of all things that i may be able to do all the things in my life, walking, talking, breathing and also riding, for these things i cannot control, ( i know some may get a little frustrated but its the truth.), Only God allows us to do all the things that we may be doing. I am very thank full for my loving and caring family for without them, driving me up to the top of the hill and also enabling me to have a bike, i would no be able to do so. I am very thankful that i may have enough food in the cupboard as so many thousand do not even eat that much in three weeks. I am thankful for a bed and a roof over my head as so many poor people, what we take for granted do not have. For the bike that we are able to ride they aren't even able to provide a tube.
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 I'm thankful for who I am today! Like a lot of people there have been some pretty rough times in my life but the thing is, that I know I wouldn't be half the person I am today if I didn't have the chance to grow from the manure that life throws our way! And the fact that I live here in Canada where I can get out and session some sweet jumps or rip a sick section of trail and only have to travel 15-30 mins away... Well that's just Gravy!!!
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 I"m thankful for what my life has turned out to be. A fun and exciting life that is filled with stories and memories that are from riding my bike around town to racing for the first time. And my family and friends, How could i forget that.
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 I am thankful for having a healthy life, the chance to ride from time to time, having a job that sustains my hobbies, having both my fathers alive and in good shape, having my own place to live, car to ride, girlfriend and pets. I am thankful for being able to everyday look at a beautiful sky, and enjoy life as it. Great note. Congratulations.
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 what am i thankful for. im thankful for my parent for giving me the live that i have now and thankful for the sport of mtb for giving me the opportunity to have the best fun i could ever have and for the fact that the sport gave me the ability to have something to be passionate about, im thankful to progress, push the limitation of my ability every single day and the opportunity of having to meet new people that has thesame passion as me, and im also thankful in a fact that the sport i love never stops progressing.

also im thankful that i have never met a person/ rider that only does the sport to be cool, to show off, and only does the sport for the money and not for the fun and passion for the sport.
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 haha damn lotta people are thankful for a lot of things, but im thankful to be able to ride my bike. i tore my ACL in football this season and was horrified that i wasn't going to be able to ride my new nomad i had just gotten. luckily for me the doctor said i would be riding soon and i just took my first ride at my local state park today on thanksgiving. also im thankful to have a giant state park to ride in a place to build jumps without people ruining them. those are the things about me im thankful for. But i am also thankful for becoming closer to both my brothers as time goes by, and my only grandma that is with us for thanksgiving as well as my friends and that th people around me can live good lifes.
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 Im thankful that even though theres no bike parks in my town minus the hundred year old park that has a few little dirt piles and a skate park im thankful that there is a few parks somewhat near. im thankful for the pinkbike buy and sell got 2/3 bikes on it and im thankful for all the incredible mountain bikeing movie makers the only thing getting me through the boring winter
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 I'm thankful that I have all my limbs so that I can climb on a bike! I'm thankful to all the legendary track builders of the world who make so many people so happy. Not to mention all the legendary bike and component manufacturers who also make so many people so damn happy. What a world...
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 I am thankful that, through bikes, I've become myself and made friends with others who share my passion. I'm just a kid and bikes have opened up a whole new world to me. I have only been riding since may, but with the impact it has had on me, it seems much longer.
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 I am thankful to still be able to ride after even after a harsh recovery of my broken arm, my mother who is was my physiotherapist and kep it positive psu hmy arm to go further in my movement, Now I have the full range of motion with it. Thanks for the awsome sport and community we have now!! Pinkbike did it in a way that has never been done!!
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 I am thankful for my friends and my awesome fiancee. Riding is a huge part of my life and it just wouldn't be as good if I didn't live in a part of the world that values it as much as I do. The local trailbuilders and ATB club - Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance - do amazing and thankless work. Three cheers for them, and happy riding to all of you. Brrraaaaaapppp!
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 im thankful for my amazing grandad who has been in and out of hospital with cancer in the neck stopping him from speaking to me is still fight strong and keeping his hopes up for him and all of the family. just keep on fighting grandad.
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 I am thankful for my family, who supports me in riding no matter what. For my good health, in which, if I did not have, I would not be able to ride as I do now. I am thankful for my current life, living in a home with a roof over my head and food on the table every night and day. For the brave men and women who stand ready to fight if anyone would want to do us harm. I am thankful for my friends, who help me through the hard times of my life. For school, it helps me learn and will benefit me when I become a responsible member of society. I am thankful for Pinkbike, it helps me unwind everyday after school, looking at pictures and watching videos. I am thankful for being alive, in which I can see the beauty of the world and riding bikes. Those are the things I am most thankful for. Happy Thanksgiving to all of you! Let it be safe and fun.
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 I am thankful for my healthy and full life. my supportive family, friends, and everyone who i have met this year. I am thankful that i have so many people surrounding me and helping me through good and bad times. BUT MOST OF ALL, i am thankful that i have a bike. because without it, i don't know what i would do.
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 I'm thankful for a sport like biking that has brought me and me nephew closer together. Having someone to share knowledge, advice and pure love of the sport with. Thank god I have a girlfriend, friends & family that supports me on race day and in all my endeavours. That's what I'm thankful for.
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 to start, gotta be thankful for the increasing interest and support of our diverse sport... (natural may as well encompass bike parks too.. its all organicish) the earth = our home, a natural home... and a home is a castle. its got love, family, memories (good and bad) made and not forgotten (unless you can't quite remember...) what are we with no 'woods, dirt, and park castle'? ... not a house but a home, and for biking that is the earth! a location of comfort, of passion and of pain... luckily that includes the driveway. ('the castle')

at the first thanksgiving there was no turkey, but deer, so thanks for the venison jerky and the first decent after the hike up..
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 I am thankful for my good physical heath due to having a gnarly bike crash, damaging the ligaments in my knee and also a car crash that it was a miracle that i walked away from. Still having my physical health means so much to me because i can continue to do the things i love (riding, snowboarding, skating ect.)
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 I'm thankful for the support of my friends and family, for driving me EVERYWHERE to get to races, allowing me to ride to my full potential. I'm also thankful for the biking community, since there no nicer, caring, and more loving community of people in the world.
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 i´m thankfull for every good person out there no matter what they are or where the from. every good person i met makes up for all the bad ones or bad experiences during life. if everyone would try to be just a little like they want to be recogniced or treated than a lot of problems and differences would just disappear
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 I am thankful that I found two wheels. My life would be a terrible, chaotic mess of self destruction if not for knobby tires. Riding resets all the world around and gives me the opportunity to discover the world in limitless ways. It fuels my passions in life, renews my spirit and faith in times of trouble. Rolling pushes my body and mind to limits I did not know I had. My greatest achievement in life is my kids and to pass on my passion to them and the freedom bikes give, I am blessed
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 I'm thankful for my health and strength so I can do all the things I love. I'm also thankful to my dad who spent so many years building trails at our local forest and first took me out riding with him when I was 8 years old. 12 years later and we still tear it up together!
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 I'm thankful for a super supportive network of family and friends, as well as the ability to get out and get on a bike.
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 I'm thankful for living in a country where I can work my butt off, spend time with my family, and have the freedom to mountain bike in so many great places. All over the world there are places where some people cant do any of these things. I'm thankful for freedom.
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 I am thankful
l to have a dad that work very hard to try to give me and my family the thinks wee need, because thanks to he i have a bike, no the better of the bikes but still Being a bike, and my mom who always is there when i fall,finaly and not less important to my friends who always are there when i need them for somthing Smile
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 I'm thankful for the great friends that I have made through riding my bicycle, for my beautiful girlfriend who also shares the same passion of riding bikes with me, for my family for supporting me through all of my riding adventures and most of all everyone in the bicycling community for helping upkeep the trails, the advocacy, and the manufacturers for pushing the envelope everyday to come out with the most technically advanced components out there. I hope everyone has a safe and happy thanksgiving!
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 I'm thankful for THAT FEELING! the one at the end of a long ride_ the one after a slash in fresh pow_ the one while watching the first snowfall_ the one
after nailing that jump/drop/ gnarly line that you didn't think you could do_ SHARE THE STOKE
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 Ya Kirt Voreis!

Wow where do I start?? First and foremost I am thankful for my Family and Friends. Without my family, life would be hard and there would be no Love in my life. I Love you guys! Without my friends life would be boring and there would be no joy or crazyness! You guys are awesome! I am Thankful just to be on this earth to live life and learn who I am and become the best at whatever I put my heart and soul into. Life is such an amazing thing that no one fully understands. We are on a continues journey, not only on this earth but before and after this life! I am thankful for the self determination that I was born with to do anything I put my mind to. I am Thankful for my health, not only physically but mentally as well. Living Healthy is a big part of my life. And obviously I am VERY thankful for my Dirtbike and Mountain bike! These things provide me with something I am VERY passionate about and cannot live without being involved with them in one way or another. Some people think I am crazy for what I do and want to do, but they just dont understand the people who do the things that I do are born with something inside them that keeps pushing them further and further. I LOVE IT and I'm not going to stop! Smile
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 for the support from my mum, even when i failed exams because i was out riding too much, or when i come home broken and bleeding. also greatful for what doctors have done, if not for them i would be in a wheelchair today, so every day i can get out of bed and go for a ride is a gift from them
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 I'm thankful to know that my brother is in a better place now watching over me and I'm also thankful to be alive myself as I'm thankful for the leatt brace and my big bro, lastly I'm thankful for mountain biking because it's what helps me go to places and meet more people. I'm also thankful for pinkbike because it's like a social network that bring bikers a like together. Happy Thanksgiving and I hope your turkey was good cause I'm thankful for the fact that I got to eat to today as a lot of people may not and my wishes go out to them.
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 i'm and everybody here should be thankful for everything they have and everything they get, even if it is someting not "super cool" or a super badass bike, at least you have something, there are so many people who wish have something to eat on this day and everyday other day. be thankful with your paretns for giving you the education and stuff they get for you. just say thanks and smile
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 o a, thankful that this incredible website exists for me to browse day in day out, and that i can buy second had bikes ans parts from good friendly people, and that if i fall on a trial there will always be a stranger willing to help me get back up.
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 I am thankful to be able to participate in, support, and advocate for our sport. I am thankful I can be part of a sport I can give back to by being involved with my local bike association and show my daughter that volunteering is a important part of being part of the cycling community.
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 I'm thankful for having made it to 42 years of age. My first off road bike was a road bike. My first mtn bike was fully rigid. There were no suspension forks yet. I've gotten to see so many advances in mtn biking come and go. Ive lived in Colorado (crested butte), Moab, and Arizona, all of which are fabulous mtn bike meccas. Ive been to whistler for 2 summers which everyone should do! I've seen mtn biking go from outsider sport to some of us being celebrities. It has carried me through all the good and bad times of my life. I've been a bike mechanic for 24 years now and I'm happy to share my love for the sport with everyone whose bike I work on. Happy thanksgiving to everyone!
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 I'm thankful for having a job so that I can fund my mountain bike addiction! Without a job I couldn't have bought 4 bikes this year, gone on a trip to the alps, bought a GoPro or the countless other bits and pieces I've picked up over the last 12 months.
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 I'm thankful for many things - life is good -no complaintsSmile ! At the moment, I am thankful that I am heading out the door in a few minutes to go ride my bike with my buddies. I am very very thankful that I am not a turkeySmile !!! Happy Gobble, Gobble!!!
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 I know that nothing is for certain and any day can be my last. I can be walking along and almost anything can happen (and as we have seen in the headlines of various MTB news sites, many things do). We are very fragile in the grand scheme of things, so I am thankful knowing that myself and many others overcome these obstacles to ride another day. Cheers to those who have enjoyed extreme sports over the years and lived to tell the tales.
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 I give thanks for parents who have supported me and my riding. And for putting up with the stress of me doing some crazy stuff, and the trips to the hospital and helping me recover so I can get back riding. Also for a great place like BC to live the biking dream.
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 I am thankfull for being part of the great mountainbike community. It doesn't matter from what country you are, or whether your ride XC of DH. We all share one passion, and that is to go out there and ride. I love it that I can go to another country, just talk to somebody at the bikepark. And ending the day by chasing each other down a trail and made a new friend. Or how the entire community stepped up for Nick Moore. The guy who was going blind and needed surgery. How company's donated stuff so that more and more riders donated money for the surgery. All that just to keep Nick riding. So therefor I am thankfull of being part of this community.
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 I am thankful i have a relationship with God, the Creator of the universe, and the Creator of you and me. I am also thankful for trek, the creator of the sweet remedy 9.9 i get to ride most days. Furthermore, i must say i am thankful for Fox and their suspension prowess that allows me to effortlessly climb and descend like a nimble mountain goat on the trails that run to and fro around the tiny hamlet where i reside. God Bless.
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 I am thankful for finding a sport that I can leave everything at the Trailhead and concentrate solely on the ride ahead. I am thankful for the places mountain biking has taken me and the people I have met during that time. I am thankful for finding a passion and a lifestyle.
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 "What are you thankful for?"

I am thankful for Life. I am thankful to live it in a free country. I am thankful for my family and all those close to me. I am thankful for my good health and that I have found an amazing sport that I hope to do for a living. And I am thankful for Pinkbike and all of is awesomeness.
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 I am thankful to God and all he's given to us. I am very sorry to hear about your loss at such young age, I've had a similar experience, although my father is alive, but I can't in all honesty say he has been there for me. Now I have my own family and thank God were all healthy and well. In terms of biking I would have to the ones which work countless hard hours maintaining and building new trails creating all the fun for all of us. Remember to leave the trails in better shape when leaving and we're all going to be thankful. Happy Holidays!
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 I'm thankful for an industry commited to evolving and improving on the old so my 6 year-old daughter can be the ultimate shredder as she grows with the sport.(I'm also thankful for health insurance and free healthcare for the kiddies!)
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 I'm thankful that after I moved from northern Alberta to Kelowna far, far away from all my friends and family with a busted bike that I somehow managed to fix it up, meet a great crew of riders and put in a few rides with my new friends in a new place on my old friend before the snow fell. Life's good.
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 I am thankful for the time that some passionate people(us all) are taking to write in sites like this and share their knowledge and experience on mountain biking. Without them I wouldn't be able to bike the way I do today.
Thank you!
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 i am thankful i can snowboard and mtb.i really don`t have any other money to deposit,no car no dept!!!but at least i enjoy my life and live the dream.not dreaming somebody else`s life.thankful cause i am healthy after 2 car crashes and enjoy the real joy,the mountain the nature and the happy riding moments with friends!!!
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 I am thankful for being able to spend time ripping up the trails with my 12 year old son. Taking part in the wonderful sport of mountain biking and how it brings people of all ages together enjoying a level playing field.
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 I am thankful for my son , Bruno. Thank you for forgiving all my cycling mad, my absence from home. I hope that soon we will together explore the biking trails .....
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 I´m thankful for being never injured very hard or for a long time. So I never had something, which throw me back and I can ride at the same or a higher level all the time. Thank you for this.
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 Im thankfull that the doctors could fix my hand so it wouldn't dislocate anymore, and so i could build trails and ride my bike with friends again.
I'm thankfull to have friends, aren't you?
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 I'm thankful for gravity. It seems like we're always either using it or fighting against it. The best is that moment of weightlessness, when the opposing forces balance each other as I fly through the air on my bike.
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 Dear Lord Baby Jesus, or as our brothers to the south call you JÈsusÖwe thank you so much for this bountiful harvest of Domino's, KFC, and the always delicious Taco Bell. I just want to take time to say thank you for my family, My two beautiful, beautiful, handsome, striking sons, Walker, and Texas Ranger, or T.R., as we call him. And of course my red hot smokin' wife, Carley, who is a stone cold fox, who if you would rate her ass on 100 it would easily be a 94. I also want to thank you for my best friend and teammate, Cal Naughton Jr, Who's got my back no matter what.
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 I am thankful for a great year of riding bikes and having a great time with friends. A safe year with awesome endless events and weekends camping and campfires. Can't wait to do it all again
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 to work with what I like, to be health and have time to drug myself with adrenaline riding my motorbike and my bicycle besides that I will have the chance to go to whistler next summer. I'm so stoked!
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 I am thankful for every thing in my life, im thaknful for all those time i have crash i cant still walk away in one piece, that my family still with me and all those little things that complete your life.
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 I'm thankful I didn't loose any arms or legs fighting in Afghanistan during 2006 & 2008 so I can still ride my bikes
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 And most of us are thankful there are guys and girls like you who are willing to put themselves in harms way to protect and help others! Glad you're home safe.
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 "What are you thankful for?"
Our two healthy daughters!
Our second born this Nov. 2nd!!

And Kanata Lakes!
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 Im thankful for the job i got just so i could afford a downhill bike and a dirt jumper and for my local trail builders and the fact that i can live in BC the best plave on earth.
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 Im thankful for my wife, without her i dont know where i would be. Like they say behind every strong man is an even stronger woman.
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 Dear Lord baby Jesus, lyin' there in your ghost manger, just lookin' at your Baby Einstein developmental videos, learnin' 'bout shapes and colors. I would like to thank you for bringin' me and my mama together, and also that my kids no longer sound like retarded gang-bangers.
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 I am thankful that I can still have a great time riding with my family, and that I have the gear to be able to ride the trails I do.
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 I'm Thankful that bikes were invented in the first place. If they were not this website wouldn't exist and everyone would be bored, unhealthy and have nothing to do.Bikes are awesome! Big Grin
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 I'm thankful for the support of my family in everything I undertake as well as the good company my friends and fellow riders have given me over the years.
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 I'm thankful for every day I am healthy, get to enjoy the mountains and trails, meet new people and learn new things, be it on or off the bike. Might sound cheesy, but who cares Wink
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 Im thankful for my parents for giving me the chance to ride and dig when ever I want, that the mountain biking community is expanding quickly and the great people all over the world that have inspired me to ride and build .
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 im thankful for neckbraces had there not be such things i think i would have broken my neck by now.and im thankful there is pinkbike for the times when i cant ride my bike.
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 im very thankful to live, breath, and just be here living every day. even if im not on my bike. taking in life is always a great thing that we all greatly take for granted.
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 I'm thankful to have an amazing family to spend time with today. My father is also a cancer survivor & I'm most thankful I get more time with him in the future!
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 I'm thankfull for being able to ride my bike and experiment this wonderfull sport, along with my best friends. It doesn't matter which style...what matters is the rider, his bike and his friends.
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 I'm thankful for my parents. I had an epileptic seizure this year after suffering from a traumatic brain injury two years ago. They made it possible for me to go to Whistler for a year
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 I am thankful for my disabled son, who has taught me to keep it simple and appreciated the time that I have to spend with good friends and share the riding experience with them and all that goes with it.
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 i am thankful for my family, and all their support with helping me move up to canada and putting me through school doing the mountain bike operations program on the sunshine coast
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 I'm thankful that mountain biking helped me get through a year of Chemo and surgery fighting LCH (Langerhans cell histiocytosis) And also to all the doctors and nurses who have helped me through my treatment.
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 I am thankful for more than one thing. That my family and I are together and we live in freedom, that my friends and I don´t hurt ourselves on the trails and that my mother are supporting me with my hobby
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 I'm thankful for being alive, have good friends and ride in a great nature. I can go to school and have fun every day. It's just a perfect life Smile
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 I am thankful for Pierre and Ernest Michaux, the guys who invented the bicycle. Without them, we would not all be together in this online community sharing our passion for a great sport.
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 I am thankful for the great friends i met here in VA, and a good job where all the night shifters pulled together to make a Thanksgiving diner for those that cant be with their families.
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 I'm thankful for having the best family and friends and all the support they give me! And Gravity!!
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 Thankful for every opportunity given to me because of where I live. Thankful to have grown up smart and functioning. thankful to have a safe place to live so that I can do things like ride my bike. THANKFUL FOR LIFE!
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 Im thankful that i wake up each morning healthy, fit and with a supportive family, im thankful that i have the parents i do or i dont know what kind of person i would be today without them.
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 I am thankful for my family and that i have been injury free for most of my life. So I can be doing all the activities I love.
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 whell, i'm thankfull for all the good people i've met, in the bike world and in the "other" world!!

(but also thnx for being there pinkbike, for the moment's i needed you.!!)
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 I'm thank full for the PENNY FARTHING.....Because without it's 'amazing' design and breakthrough attitude none of us would be ranting on about bikes today so thank you to the guy who invented it....you sir are a LEGEND!
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 I'm thankful ... for my family, and my understanding wife that supports me on everything I'm doing. I'm thankful for being able to work in a great environment and for my friends that care about me.
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 I thank God for my beautiful wife and daughter, our home, my health, my friends and family, my job, my truck and bikes, but most of all I am thankful for my Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
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 I am thankful for my older brother bringing home a brand new Cannondale M700 in 1992 when he was moving away to college! My eyes popped out, my jaw dropped and I've been hooked ever since.
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 i am thankful for my family who supports me and takes me to races that are 5-10 hours away, and im thankful for all the people on pinkbike that share all there photos and videos and thankful for kirt and pinkbike to making this opportunity to win some stuff Smile
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 I'm thankful to be alive and kicking. Being able to ride my bike and have good times with friends making memories that will last a lifetime! Smile
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 I am thankful for the summer because in the United Kingdom it is the best time to ride and I am also thankful to the Pinkbike community for helping me to solve problems and for posting your awesome bikes.
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 I know that thanksgiving is here,
which means it's that cold time of year,
time to put away my bike,
and do other things I like?
never! I'm thankful for my winter riding gear.
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 Even though i' m from Canada and we've already celebrated Thanksgiving, I' m thankful for being able to ride and to live in BC, we have so much here and i couldn't ask for more!
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 I am thankful for my mediocre bike, being able to ride and rip the trails despite the misfortunes of others around the world. A bit of a party-pooper I know but that's how I really feel. :-)
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 I'm thankful that The Collective made the movie Roam, otherwise I probably would have never started mountain biking, but more specifically riding downhill. I would have missed out on so much if I didn't ride mountain bikes.
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 I am thankful for the oppertunity i was given to continue a bike donation program with 200 bikes I had donated to be repaired and given to children without. Hopefully one of those will open up a kid to the sport.
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 I am thank full for my loving wife and our three loving girls. and the fact that even though she doesn't ride she but she doesn't hold me back from going out with the boys riding whenever i get a chance.
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 I'm thankful to work in a job where I get to look forward to going to work everyday. Working in the bike industry is a dream come true, anyone who is lucky enough to work in this awesome industry is truly blessed.
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 I am thankful for the Biking community as a whole. Without it myself and many like me would be out of a job, friends, and many fantastic memories that the culture has given me.
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 Im thankful for the sport of mountain biking, which has kept me from making many bad, life changing desicions throughout the years. Doesnt matter if youre good or not nly if you enoy it
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 I'm thankful for my incredible wife who is always supportive and forgiving of my disappearing to go ride and for my twin little girls who are worth missing some ride time for.
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 Thankful for the season I had. Thankful for the kids in my classroom this year. Thankful for my family. Thankful for my wife and her family. Thankful for the memories I have of my late mother and aunt. Thankful for IPA.
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 i am thankful for all the family i have hear with me, and thankful for the memorys of those who arnt. and that i am privelaged enough to be able to own and ride bikes as often as i do. mtbs a lifestyle. not just a sport.
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 Thankful for the invention of the bicycle. For without it, I would not have the friends I do, the ability to get out and ride it, and I would be fat, lazy, and probably insane.
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 I'm thankful for awesome friends and family! I wouldn't be where I am now without them, and I definitely wouldn't be biking if one of my friends hadn't introduced me to mountain biking.
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 I am thankful for my AMAZING friends, countless opportunities that I've had the courage and means to pursue and the stranger who held the door open for me this morning with a smile when my hands were full. And my bike, Duh.
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 im thankful for those days when you walk outside and think "its a great day to ride," the people who put in the work digging before you got there, and the rush you get from bombing an awesome run or clearing a huge jump.
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 I'm thankful for the fact that I'm still alive, can walk, and most of all I can still ride after I was pinned under a forklift for over thirty minutes just three months back!!!
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 I´m thankfull for:
all the downhill, dirt, 4X and freeride biker, who inspired and motivate me to ride; and I´m thankfull for this magnificent sport, in which all the rider helpes others to get better.
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 Im Thankful for having the greatest summer of biking i could ever ask for. NO INJURIES, epic rides, trail building, and a very successful season of racing. doing it all with my homies!!!
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 I am thankful for the people in my life and the bikers who devote their time and effort to make biking such a wonderful sport. Especially the trail builders. Canada kicks ass!!!
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 So thankful for Jerry, my amazing husband, who inspired my growing love for riding dirt! Thankful for my bike, blue skies, clipless pedals, gel Judy-friendly seat pad, downhill drops and SPEED!! Yeahaw!!!
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 I'm thankful for the amount of punishment the human body can deal with. Without it we would all be playing football!
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 I am thankful everytime I hear my wife hoot, holla, and giggle while riding in the woods. She's my number 1 riding partner and I'm such a lucky man. She will also kick you're butt on any climb!
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 i am thankful for my rocky mountain slayer, whistler bike park, trail builders, anthill for putting out sick movies, and for being able to rock out with kirt voreis singing american woman at crankworxs. amen
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 I'm thankful for....the great weather what it was this season and allowed us to ride in the most beautiful sunsets...
and for the bikes...
and for the cameraman
and for the Friends and Crew
and for this contestSmile
THANKS!!!!
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 im thankful for all the strangers, young and old, men and women, that stood up for us when the city was stopping us from building our jumps
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 Fan fuckin tastic, god bless you all. Long live elton john, long live porn, Shave your balls and stick your wand up dawn french and yell from the mountain top. Long live downhill and my current poc!
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 I am thankful for joining MTB as my lifestyle: my friends, people around, my best friends, my girlfriend, my job, my free time sport & hobby, trips around many countries, parties...
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 I am thankful to have all of our family together for this Thanksgiving, and that I'm going home on Friday night so that I will have the whole weekend to go riding.
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 I am thankful for being able to live in such a great place to ride. I am also thankful for my friends and family who have helped me out so much. Happy Thanksgiving!
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 I am thankful for my 2 beautiful daughters who keep me stoked to ride, even when the world makes life hard, they are always there when I get home, asking to go ride their bikes with me. I makes me smile every time.
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 I am thankful for many things the top three on my list would be:
1: My bike having flat tyres this morning when some douche decided to break into my garage and steal my bike.
2: Me being able to run faster than said douche on said bike with flat tyres.
3: Neither me, the thief or my bike where injured in the short pursuit that followed.
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 It seems like almost everybody is thankful for things that make them happy... I am thankful for the difficult circumstances in life that build my character and bring me into a closer relationship with God.
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 I am thankful for my education, a roof over my head, clean water and bountiful food, both my parents, my bro, a sweet bike, and living on the shore.
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 I'm thankful for being able call a buddy at any given day and go for a rip. If the trails aren't snow covered that is! well...even then!
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 I'm thankful that I've found an activity that gives me so much joy and allows me to express my creativity with such a crew of people whoever share the same inspiration.
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 I am thankful for how I have seen family members pull through difficult times and not let it deviate them too much on their course of life.
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 I am thankful that after 4 long years I have finally been able to save enough money to go back to california and ride with my bestfriends I haven't seen in years.
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 I am thankful for the free country that I live in where I have the opportunity to ride my bike whenever I want and as much as I want
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 Im thankful for having friends that i can go ride with, honestly without sharing the ride its not as awesome.And Happy American Thanks Giving
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 i am thankful that i have never lost anyone i care about, they're all still alive and kicking, i don't have many friends who still have all their grandparents
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 I am thankful that i could survive cancer so that I could fulfill my dreams.
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 I'm thankful for not getting super badly injured when I got hit by a car on my bike a month ago, and for being able to ride through the pain all the way to the hospital
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 I'm thankful for the love and support of a good woman family and friends also to get up in the morning and be able to physically do what i want. Cheers
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 I'm thankful for my family, my friends (some of whom I consider family), and last but not least, all of my biking cohorts and the good fortune of being able to ride.
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 I am thank full for the freedom we have and the people that fought for it because that allows us to ride are mountain bicycles most any were and any time we want to!!
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 I'm thankful for trail builders who make amazing trails for us mountain bikers to ride, I'm also thankful for pros like kurt who keep us inspired and determined as ever!
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 i am thankfull for everything, its nice once in a while to stop and block out all your negative thoughts, and realize how lucky you are.
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 I am thankful for my health, my family, how far our sport has evolved and that I grew up and started mountain biking on the North Shore.
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 Thankful for my health, wonderful family, and still having that childhood smile on my face each and everytime I hit the trails.
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 Im thanksfull for mountain biking in the summer and for pinkbike in the winter and summer whos is always there with new video's and story's to get me stoked to ride my bike.
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 Im thankful, for my family who supports me in this amazing sport of Mountain Biking, and the amazing trail builders who do work, and do it good.
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 Im thankful for my understanding family. My wife and kids encourage me to get out and ride making my life and by extension their lives, happier in the process.
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 I'm thankful I get to live each and every day in a country where education, health care and water are inexpensive, and opportunities are equal.
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 I am thankful that after one back surgery, at the age of 19, I was able to get back onto the bike and continue shredding the gnar.
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 I'm thankful for my parents and grandparents. Specifically, my grandfather for buying me my first bicycle for my 14th birthday.
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 Im thankful for my dad who bought me my first xc bike and my bro who introduced me to this awesome sport. Oh, and also breaks. Keep riding fellers!!!
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 I'm thankful for my parents' hard work so we live in a situation where I have both the time and money to be able to play lots of sports, including mountain biking.
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 i am thankful to my bike, his name is yellow,
yellow is the only thing that makes me really feel free in this "routined" world.
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 I am thankful that five years after a car accident that left me paralyzed from the waist down I am able to ride my bike again.
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 I almost lost my mother recently to a heart condition....I am thankful she is still with me... I'd be lost without her. Greatful for every day now
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 I'm thankful for my children, my girlfriend, my brother and sister, my parents, and my friends. With out them nothing else matters.
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 I'm thankful for my grandma surviving cancer and making it through 10 long years with diabetes and having such an amazing and supporting family
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 Im Thankfull for Pinkbike, Without them I wouldn't be exposed to such epic media on a daily basis.Pink bike your inspiration to the community is invaluable!
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 I am thankful for the sick jumps around here, whoever built them, my bikes, and that theres still enough time to keep on riding.
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 I'm thankful for a website like pinkbike where i can go to connect with and learn about all that is happening in the best sport in the word!!
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 I'm thankful I have cheap brakes that spilled all the hydraulic fluid out of them so they wouldn't work. Now I ride deathgrip
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 I am thankful for my loving family who have supported me in everything that life has thrown and also i am thankful for my mum who is my inspiration.
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 I am thankful that I have all my friends to ride and build trails with and that my body is holding up enough to keep on ripping
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 I'm thankful that over 5000 years ago someone had the bright idea to invent the wheel. If only patents were available back then...
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 I'm thankful for the first hit on a kicker that you and your friends have spent hours on to perfect it, and riding away safely.
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 I'm thankful for my lovely wife and her support I'm thankful for my health I'm thankful for all the trails and the builders who make them I'm thankful for my freedom
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 I'm thankful for my family because with out them I wouldn't be here today doing what I love, hitting jumps and shredding trails. Thank you mom and dad.
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 Im thankful for the opportunity to earn money, be able bodied and have such great family and friends that enable me to ridee Smile
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 I'm thankful for my friends, family, the mountains we all enjoy, and the ability/opportunity to participate in the best sport ever.
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 I'm thankful, even at 54 I still feel inspired to progress and push myself. This sport just keeps me young :-) I cant ever imagine I will ever stop riding!
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 im thankful for the mates i have, they have had alot of stuff going down but theyve held it together and im glad ive helped them ge tthrough, family illness and divorce
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 Definitely thankful for my health, the opportunity to live someplace I can ride almost year round and to be involved in a hobby/sport that keeps me in such great shape.
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 im thankful for all the builders who dedicate so much time to give us trails to ride and help young riders have fun and fall in love with the sport.
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 "What are you thankful for?"

I'm thankful for getting up after all the crashes I have experienced. I'm also thankful to live another day to ride.
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 I'm thankful for my physiotherapist for bringing me back from an injury so i'll be ready to continue where i left off last season
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 I'm grateful for my new family after having been rejected by the old one. Their Love and appreciation are far more valuable than any money, products or fame could ever be.
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 I am thankful for the many trails I can ride and that I have been able to so far avoid nasty injuries that our sport comes with.
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 I am thankful that i am still alive and kicking, and that im still able to ride my bike after 3 years of having to be off it.
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 Im thankfull that i have a dh bike may not be the best one but it does the job and that theres a trail at the bottom of my road
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 Im thankful for the amazing biking community that I am so lucky to be a part of, I get so inspired to go and ride from all of you awesome riders out there!
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 I am thankful for my family, and their support they give me with everything i do
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 I'm thankful for the roof over my head and that we have a great biking scene here in the comox valley!
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 altho my chances are low to win this. im thankful for everything around me. life just wouldnt be the same if one little thing was missing.
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 I'm thankful for my parents and their never-ending support of me; no matter what sport I want to do next they're always there for me at the finish line.
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 I'm thankful for the bike; the most efficient machine in the world, and all the wonders, joys, and experiences it can give us.
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 I am thankful for the rain that has finally come!!
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 I'm thankful for every single part of my life, which i love... but mostly my bike which makes it siiiiiick
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 I'm thankful for my family, friends, being able to ride my bike! So come on people lets look after this world and what life has to offer!
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 I'm thankful I can ride my mountain bike, laugh with my friends,clink glasses at a pub, eat my mom's good cooking whenever I'm home and breathe fresh air daily
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 I am thankful for my life because I am one of the few lucky ones that is living the life I want to. Honest work, raise a family, build trails and ride whenever I can
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 i am thankful for life!, the life of which i have been given to learn new things every day on and off my bike and the freedom of riding where ever when ever...cheers!
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 I'm thankful my knees are still good enough to ride!
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 i am thankful that lifecycles has finally shipped....
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 bout time!
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 I am thankful that I can go out and enjoy myself with people I love, doing the things I love, and just be happy that I have these things.
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 I'm thankful for my bikes, trails, and friends. All the things that help me forget about the things for which I'm not thankful.
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 I am thankfull for riding my bike with good friends in great weather having a great time. Oh... and a beer afterwards.
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 im thankful for the fact that my mom battled breast cancer and won, im thankful for my bike, family, friends and of course im thankful for pinkbike.com!
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 I am thankful that god gave me life and time to live and ride! Also that he´d made such a beautiful nature and the ability to see and smell it, so that every ride is unique.
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 I am thankful to have a sick younger brother to join me on the craziest adventures, both on Bike and Ski's.
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 Thankful as a nation that we all have the freedom to spread our wings and seek all that fulfills us.
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 I like bike. I glad I has bike.
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 I'm thankful for friends to ride with...
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 I am thankful for the fact I am not too broke or too broken to own and ride my bike...
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 I'm thankful for my family and especially thankful for all the Heroes deployed throughout the world who sacrifice so much to defend the freedoms we enjoy so much. Stay Safe!
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 I am thankful to all the hard working trail builders and volunteers that make the local trails so damn sweet.
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 I'm thankful for my heartbeat, that pumps faster everytime I ride down the hill!
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 I'm thankful for my warm house in this cold weather, food to eat, and my loving family to keep my company, since there's half a foot of snow outside and i cant ride Frown
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 I'm thankful for beeing alive and experiancing beiing a human and beeing able to ride my bike ,travel,ski and love life and nature!
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 I'm thankful for all my friends and family who ride with me day in and day out, if it wasn't for them i doubt id still be riding bikes.
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 Iam thankful to be alive, able to pedal my bike, and have family and friends to share this MTB addiction with!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! And thank you PINKBIKE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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 I'm thankful that I'm healthy and have a wonderful wife who lets me ride as much as I do.
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 Iam thankful for my first real bike a norco 1-hun it changed everything for the better, now iam part of an evergrowing sport.
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 Im thankful for the Mountains they give me and every other rider a chance to get away, and forget about everything that life throws at you.
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 i am thakful for my parents, my house, my good fortune, my bike that me and kirt built a few days ago at his new house, the good lord and many other things. amen
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 im thankful for the fact i have realtives living past 100,i have great bike,great family,and a great community thats here for me and for me to help others.
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 I'm thankful for re-deiscovering riding after a 5 year absence, and thankful that in that 5 years it's got a whole lot better!
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 i am thankfull for being able to spend my free time doing what i love with my friends and spending all day chilling out talking to other riders about what they do
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 I am thankful for my parents because they are supporting me in mountain biking however I have just one kidney and they are worring about me Smile
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 I am thankful for.... The freedom and independence I take for granted everyday and that's thanks to the guys loved and lost in wars past and present...
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 I am thankful for being part of the mountain bike community and everyone who has help me get where I am. Mountain biking is truly unique and we are all one big family.
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 I'm grateful for my little blue heeler who's continually pushing me to ride faster on the trail!
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 "Names will be drawn from the entries and we'll announce the winners on December 1st, 2010." Where?
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 There are over 800 entries and we're adding a few more winners, so we're hoping to sort it all in the next day or so.
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 great! tanks for leting us know!
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 wow, over 800...lot of thankful people!
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 i'm thankful for riding a bike, that i have awesome friends to ride with and that i'm only 14 so have a whole life ahead of me
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 Health and general fitness are irreplaceable and can’t be bought. I’m lucky to have both, which lets me get a lot of bikin and skiing in!!
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 I am thankful that my husband George did not land on Kirt :-) Well, if he had it would have just been another great story for Kirt to tell around the camp fire.
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 I am thankful to have an easy life thanks to my parents who had to go trough war...
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 I'm thankfull for everyday I wake up and see my kids. Even more thankfull on the days that they want to come out and ride bikes with me.
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 I'm thankful to God for sending His Son, Jesus Christ, to die for me. I'm thankful for the gift of eternal life that He has promised to those who believe on Him. I'm thankful for my family who loves and supports me. I'm thankful for the ability (and the bike) that God has given me to enjoy this sport (and for protecting me on the trails!).
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 I'm thankful for my life and everything I have that allows me to live it to the fullest. Also the support of my family and friends in everything I do.
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 i`m thankfull for that i`m healthy and all my buddys are healthy so i can go out an ride with my buddys !! and i`m thankfull that i have a wonderfull family...
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 I'm thankful for the possibility to live our lives at best,and for all the emotions that come through us when we do what we love,riding or whatever it is..
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 I'm thankful for toilet paper, PBR, and all the hard work that volunteers put into the amazing trail systems here in New York City.
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 I am Thankful for my family food,water freedom and health and I'm blessed to be able to ride mountain bikes.
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 I am thankful for my family and friends that support me and I am also thankful for the bicycling community that is supported by many companies trying to make a difference.
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 Thankful for being able to work and still get a chance to ride my bike after dealing an batteling with Lyme disease. Thankful for a symptom free day! The best to ALL!
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 I´m thankfull for my mother, my family, friends and for every good person which helped me in hard times.
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 Im thankful to live in the comox valley, with great biking and skiing all year.
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 I'm thankful for the beauty and variety that Earth gives us, opportunities to travel on or off the bike and seeing Earth's beauty; and being part of it all.
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 I'm thankful for god and that he spared my life after being hit by a car going 50 KM/H while not wearing a helmet and having not even the mildest head injury.
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 thankful for my awsome parents who take me to all my races, and drive me to work everyday so i can get more kids on bikes. and keep doing what i love.
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 I am thankful for my family and friends who support me and what i do. Also thankful for my neighbour who is sick in hospital for getting me into biking.
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 I am thankful for the rain we recently got cause it gave me a chance to build new trails.
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 I am thankful for this awesome biking community! Also thankful that my family is in good health!
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 im thankful we live in a safe country, that i have a house, a family, food, a bike, and my camera
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 I'm thankful for the health of myself and my friends and family. Without their support I wouldn't be who/where I am today.
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 I am extremely thankful to be living in an amazing mountain biking city, with tons of support, and some amazing trails!
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 I am thankful for all of my friends, family, bikes, peers, and everyone I've encountered throughout my short 14 years.
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 im thankful for where i live and all the trails i have to ride with my buddys and my new voltage fr!!
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 i am thankful that people care enough to help in times of need , there the reason im still alive
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 i am thankful for some of the shit trails in my area but that there better than nothingSmile
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 i'm thankfull for pinkbike being a canadian website and celebrating american thanksgiving.
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 I'm thankful for Chain Reaction Cycles for providing cycle components at a price that lets us students keep on riding!!
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 I'm thankful to be alive and healthy. I can do everything I want and meet amazing people.
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 Im thankful for my health, this beautiful country I call home, and the freedom to get out and ride
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 Im thankful that its raining on my new line today! Should pack down nicely for a post Thanksgiving shred
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 I am thankfull that my dad gives me the time and money to go buy bikes and gear and race all over britain
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 I am thankful for fast recoveries, and for a way to hype out on adrenaline.
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 i´m thankful for every second i can spend on my bike, and for my family and friendsSmile
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 Am thankful that my parents work so hard to provide me with what they never had
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 I'm thankful for an awesome wife who supports the hell out of me and my biking addiction...
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 I am thankful for my penis
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 I am thankful for if i am ever down i know there is always someone to pick me back up.
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 I'm thankful that I can get up every morning and ride my bike, no matter where it brings me.
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 I'm thankful for many things in my life!!! but there is one that i couldn`t live without it... FREERIDE.
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 I am thankful I was born in Canada!!!
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 im thankfull for the helpfull mtb riders who help me pregress in this sport and support me
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 Im thankful for trail building, supportive parents, awesome riding friends, and pinkbike.com for my daily bike news
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 I'm thankful for the natural phenomenon in which objects with mass attract one another
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 T-he Big Lebowski H-ealth A-lps N-utella K-nockin' on Heaven's doors F-riends U-ci DH world Cup L-ove
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 im thankful for all the oppertunities given to me by the older atheletes in the sport of mountain biking
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 I'm thankful for being able to fly home from college to see my awesome family, and friends.
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 I'am thankful for my bike, all the trails and trail builders and most of all for the perfect healthy 17month old son of mine
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 Def grateful for having the privilege of owning a bike and being able to ride and have great times with it and my friends.
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 I'm thankful for the opportunity to shred with my 6 yr old and pass along the love of one of the greatest sports out there.
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 I'm thankful for my health and the health of my family. Without that I wouldn't be able to enjoy such an awesome invention.
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 I'm thankful for Gravity, probably one of my favourite inventions. That and sandwiches, gotta be thankful for sandwiches.
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 I'm thankful for my girlfriend, my family, and this awesome earth that we have!
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 I'm thankful to be able to ride with friends to have a nice time on my bike
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 I am thankful to live in BC and to be close to so many awesome places to shred!
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 I'm Thankful to be part of the Nature, since i'm riding on the forest and feeling the fresh breeze on my head!
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 I am thankfull to be alive, to be healthy enough to mountain bike and to live in a country where I am able to live free!
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 Im Thankfull For, modern medical tech.. without this we all would be riding alot less!
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 I'm thankful for someone invented the fist Bike! And thankful for all people that enjoy riding bikes!
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 I thought the fist pump was pretty intense, but the fist bike sounds epic! I am thankful for the invention of the wheel, and the pinnacle of the evolution of personal transportation, the bicycle.
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 I am thankful for having the chance to race dh for the first year and to have all my family on my side 2011 will be greater
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 "What are you thankful for?" I am thankful for the guys who made moutine Biking look like it looks like now !
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 I'm thankful that there are people who care as much about me as I do about them.
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 bike riding saved my life and made me who i am....i'm most def thankful for that. happy turkey day!
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 im thankful that i have a loving family, a roof over my head, and a bicycle to ride
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 I'm thankfu for my body witch has aways been well and that I hope will aways be!
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 thankful for having two healthy legs to go mountain biking with and two healthy arms to continue my art/design career with
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 I'm thankful for be able to ride mi bike to work and don't having to take the bus
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 I'm thankful that we reinvented the wheel.
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 i'am thank ful for my family who supports me biking and my friends who tkae the time to go biking with me
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 I'm thankful that my girlfriend likes to ride bikes too!
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 I am thankful for comedians like Reggie Watts and Jimmy Carr who make us all laugh when we are not riding bikes
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 I'm thankful for my friends keeping me up when im down, and my bike for letting me get higher.
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 I'm very thankful for the shovel in my hand which lets me sculp the earth into amazing shapes that I can shred!
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 Corny, but I'm thankful everyday! Life is too great and too short. Everyday is incredible.
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 I'm thankful for a race season free of injury, and all those who have helped me along the way.
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 I am thankful that I'm able to live and ride in one of the most beautiful places on earth--Hawaii.
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 I am thankful that I have my parents and friends here to support me and my biking
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 I'm thankful that it's not me who has to review all of these posts and choose the winners.
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 I'm thankful for my little girl, I don't ride as much anymore but still love her.
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 I'm thankful, that I and my friends have no big injuries this year with our bikes!
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 "What are you thankful for?"
To my family, friends, my helmet and Carl Won-Drais for the greatest invention ever (bike)
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 I'm thankful for being HEALTHY and the fact I can ride my bike whenever I want.
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 thankful for whoever invented the shovel and the tamper...and for the guinea pig Big Grin
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 I'm thankful that the industrie makes it possible to ride every year better and safer... Protection FTW
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 I'm thankful for mother earth. She provides all bikers such nice places to ride all over the world.
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 I'm thankful for the doctor who saved my left leg,am able to ride and it make me feel so good. THANKS !!!
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 I'm thanksfull for everything it makes it possible to ride my bikes. It's the best way to escape from all tensions!
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 I am thankful to wake up everyday and be cognizant that I have been given one more day.
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 I'm thankful for the fact that I have family support me in riding my bikes.
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 I`m thankful for you for doing such contests, giving riders the opportunity to win something and promote this sport
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 I'm thankful for family that can still get together despite their differences and enjoy a hardy meal with one another.
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 im thankful for living on a planet with gravity, because without it riding downhill would be lame.....
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 Im thankful that after working all summer i finally saved up enough money to buy my first full on downhill bike.
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 I'm very thankful for my life and that I have much more than I need to live and be happy.
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 What am i thankful for??....
Im thankful for me winning the race to the egg... Big Grin
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 i'm thankfull somone invented the wheel.
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 I'm thankful for the opportunity to choose every day!!
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 I'm thankful that my Kona hasn't let me done yet! And that I've got a loving family that supports my riding Big Grin
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 I'm thankful for the vast mountains this earth has to offer, and that throughout the summer, I can ride my bike one them Smile
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 I am thankful because this year I discovered mountain bikes. I started riding and a new world has opened up for me.
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 I am thankful for my family and all th love in our homes .
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 Im thankful for movement.
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 Im thankful for my family my freedom so that i can ride whenever and where ever i want
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 I'm thankful for... The second spring hits and i can wipe the dust off the trek and hit the trails.
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 Mom survived cancer exactly one year ago. Love you Mom!
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 I am thankful for my awsome friends, family and basicly everything involving bikes and this awsome subculture of ours Big Grin
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 I'm thankful for the amazing dirt on whistler and that sound my tires make when I rail a berm at mach jesus
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 I am thankful for friends and family that love to ride and help me build sweet jumps!
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 im thankful for, a house to sleep in, a bike, and the earth so that I can ride my bikeSmile
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 Im thankful for mtb. And for the food im about to eat.
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 I am thankful for every day! Mountain biking or not, every day is a great day! And PB is sickkk
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 I'm thankful for the relative safety that we live in.... No left over land mines in these hills.
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 I am thankful for all of the awesome people i have met and the places i have seen while riding my bike.
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 i am thankful that i only lost one eye dirt jumping in whistler not both..
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 Dirt jumping man.
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 I'm thankful for my Cove, riders like Kirt setting the bar for bikers like me and being able to ride bikes
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 I'm thankful for living so close to Snowshoe!
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 Im thankful for my family. and bc cuz it has awesome trails for riding. and of course friends to go riding with.
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 I am thankful for my family, college scholarships, and the physical ability to get out and ride.
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 I am thankful for my boyfriend who introduced me to riding and lets me ride his bike Smile
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 Im thankfull for the poor guy that has to read thru all these comments and pick a winner.
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 I'm thankful for all the races Mr Bling's holding, and my mates for driving me to them!
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 I'm thankful this planet is perfect for life.
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 I'm thankful for my family and that my bike hasnt broke yet.
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 I am thankful to not have any serious injuries this season, and that my family is all well
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 I am thankful for my family, my friends, my bike, and all that this sport of mountain biking has given me.
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 I am thankful for bicycles, where they have brought me, and for all those I have met through bicycles..
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 im thankfull that my parents gave me the opportunity to choose biking as my favourite sport Smile
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 I am most thankful to be living in california far away from all the fighting in the world.
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 I am thankful for determination, the one thing that makes us get up time after time no matter what happens to us.
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 I'm thankful to my mum, no matter how much I scream, deep down I love her and it hurts.
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 thankful for finding a girlfriend who has brought enjoyment back to riding.
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 I'm thankful to live in the United States and be able to do the things I love
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 I am thankful for the life i've been given
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 im thankful for the oppertunity to be able to ride my bike
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 I am thankful for having a roof over my head, having made friends in a new country and my supportive mother.
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 I am thankfull to be able to ride downhill in new caledonia,to my club, who believe that would be possible ?
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 I'm thankful for my bike and all the crazy people who throw down to inspire us!
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 im thankful for my family who bought me a full-face helmet, the leatt brace and the surgeries that saved my life.
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 I'm thankful for living in such a great area, being put here on this earth by God and having a bright future so i can continue to do what i love(pretty obvious what that is)
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 Thank's for giving a chance to win such a bling bling items! Yeah :-)
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 I am thankful for my kids and family. Watching the kids become better riders than I am.
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 I am thankful that I live in Canada and have lots of awesome terrain to ride in my area.
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 Im thankful for the life in which i have been given and the talents that I have earned
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 I am thankfull for my 11inch cock that penetrates even the baggiest o minges
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 I'm thankful for family, biking, great surf, and an amazing holiday called thanksgiving
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 I am thankful for the fact that I have the opportunity to ride my bike when ever I wish!
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 I am thankful for my friends and family who support me and all my riding endeavours.
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 I'm thankful for global warming for extending my bike season so i can ride every day of the year
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 I'm thankful for my trek session 88 2010 I should not even have it for my level of riding.
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 i am thankfull for the man that was born a long time ago who had a dream of an invention that had two wheels.
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 I am thankful for my family, friends, and, most of all, the man upstairs watching over all of us : )
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 I'm thankful for my family, my dog, my wonderful wife, and most important the invention of the Bicycle!
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 Im thankful for free time to tune,build,and test new trails and jumps, Because that is all that seems to keep me happy.
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 I'm thankful for my family, health and being lucky enough to live where i do.
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 im thankful for just being alive and lovin each day riding. oh and cause i have a two horned unicorn, bachow!
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 i am thankful for my friends family and having a roof over my head and that i am able to aford mtn biking
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 I'm thankful for having the privilege of being able to ride and being with friends and family whenever I can.
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 I thankfull for a good season of riding my famliy and being in a safe contry and being a mountain biker
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 im thankful for my safety jacket ... few more safes left and ill call it "holy" :-)
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 thankful for another year closer to a kidney transplant for my wife, and my bikes to de-stress.
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 Im thankful to live in BC with these amazing mountains to ride my bike and shred the skis all day
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 I am thankful for family, friends, a great gf, my bikes and the awesome trails I get to ride on.
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 im thankful for my brother still being alive.....and sober now for eight months.
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 I am thankful for the opportunities I have been given to explore the world in my own way.
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 i'm thankful for a warm day, and time to ride, and that i can have three bikes when some have none
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 im thankful that elton john and john barrowman made me air tight last night.
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 I am thankful for everything mountain biking and that I have pros to look up to and to aspire to be like.
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 I'm thankful for my 2 year old son and the fact that he is making me proud and happy when he rides his hotwalk bike Smile
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 I'm thankful that I have friends to ride with, when all the bull goes away.
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 I am thankful for being blessed to wake up every morning and enjoy God's creation.
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 I am thankful to my doctor to have curred me and now i am still able to ride my bike.
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 im thankful for the country i live in, family, friends and bike i have. thanks god
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 Thankful for what mountainbike has made for me, and helped make who i am today..
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 I'm thankful for the awesome bikes that I get to ride.
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 I'm thankful for the awesome gravity mountain bike films that we can watch when we can't ride.
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 I'm thankful for everything that i have, and the people that have helped me along the line in life, and my parents.
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 I am thankfull for still being able to hit the trails with friends and family
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 I am thankful for the 2010 Indian summer and the snow free trails on the Colorado Front Range!
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 i am thankful... for the amazing vehicle called the bike... and SRAM XX, Fox, Rock Shox, and Speed!
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 I'm thankfull to have the whole summer nice riding sessions without an real accident.
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 im thankful for evrthing in the world because with out that we would be nothing
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 I'm thankful for good friends who you can rely on when times are bad, and rip with when times are good (or bad). Smile
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 I'm thankful for helmets and for people that use them =)

i wish everyone used them =P
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 Im thankful for my friends who push my abilities past where I thought they could go!
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 i am thankful for the hardships endured by so many before me which allow me to be blessed with so much
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 I am thankful for the local trails on the Niagara Escarpment and my Santa Cruz Tallboy - I'm a re-invogorated rider! :-)
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 I am thankful for my bike and that i live in the foothills of Mt. Diablo
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 Hey Kirt! Give me present. I'm thankful forever!
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 I'm just thankful to be in a position to be thankful!
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 I'm thankful for opportunities.
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 I'm thankful for finding my passion for the downhill sport this year.
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 I am thankful for my family, my amazing wife, and of course pinkbike.
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 I am thankful for the ability to ride everyday.
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 I'm thankfull for being alive.
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 i'm thankful for every new day
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 What are you thankful for? I am Thankful for my bike ...
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 Guess this one got away from them.
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 I think this is a new record for most comments on a blog post....
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 I'm thankful that bike season will be back after winter.
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 I'm thankfull for loving MTB!
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 im thankfull to who ever started downhill
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 Im thankful for the shovel Big Grin
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 Im thankful for bros to shred with!
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 I'm thankful that I have a bike and I can ride with my friends...
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 I am thankful for Kirt Voreis.
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 I'm thankful for the amazing ability to heal.
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 I'm thankful for not being seriously hurt while biking
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 im thankful for Kirt Voreis
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 I am thankful for my friends, fmaily and dog!
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 i am thankful that i live in a place were i can ride a lot.
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 I am thankful for law of universal gravitation
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 My newborn son Cooper, my amazing girlfriend and our boxer puppy Joey.
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 i'm thankful for the amazing biking season i just hadSmile
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 i am thankful for orogeny and for the invention of bikes. cheers
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 I'm just thankful in general.
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 I'm thankful for earth, snow and beeing able to ride it!
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 I am thankful for my bike, otherwise life would be pretty boring.
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 I'm thankful for bicycles.
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 I am thankful for my friends, family, health, and bikes.
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 Last second n I'm still alive
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 Im thankful to be living in a beautiful place!
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 im thankful for the freewheelBig Grin
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 im thankful for my mum, who told me give up bmxs and ride a big bike!
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 I am thankful to have my family back and to be alive
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 im thankful for Jesus christ and for the possiblity of walking again soon.
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 I'm thankful for not living in North Korea Razz And for having the freedom to ride a bike when ever i want to.
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 i am thankful for the sport of mountain biking
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 Free Health Care, hell yea Canada!
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 I'm thankful for just having a bike
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 I am thankful for... a year full of great riding
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 i am thankfull for being smart, being an atheist!
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 I am thankful for Taiwan.
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 I am thankful for PINKBIKE.com.
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 im thankful for scott gambler 10 2011 and FOX protects.
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 For my Family and Friends !!!!!!!
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 I'm thankful for for 3 years without injury and friends
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 i'm thankfull for the fact that i live with my family
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 Thank you very much, all trail builders, including God.
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 I'm thankfull for every persons make my life soooo beautiful!
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 im thankful that i made a profile on pinkbike.
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 Thankful for 3 things alone - my freedom, my bike, and Pinkbike.com
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 I'm thankful for being able to immigrate to Canada and living in Whistler.
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 I'm thankful for Pinkbike and Kirt
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 I am thankful for beeing able to ride every day! With no worries.
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 thankful off...surrounded with love!!!
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 I am thankful for my family and my little girl
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 For being able to mountain bike all summer with buds.
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 Very thankful my wife, and both of good health, and that we both have jobs
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 I'm thankful for everything thats come to me in my life!
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 Good friends, good food, and knee pads!
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 I am thankful for life in a free country.
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 I´m thankful for life in health
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 to still be alive after a ruptured kidney, liver and hematoma in my brain.
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 I am thankful to not work this summer and just ride bikes.
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 a good season full of good rides and no injuries
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 im thankful for a bike that works and trails 5 mins down the road Smile
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 I want to say "Thanks!" to everyone who is there for me no matter what Smile
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 I'M THANKFUL FOR BEING ABLE TO SHRED THE GNAR.
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 I`m thankful for mountains, bikes, dirt, and good friends. nough said
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 being here, being able to ride, and everything in between!!
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 I am thankful for my bike, family, and whistler
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 im thankful for the world
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 thankful for dog bike skiis
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 I'm thankful for a GF who actually enjoys shuttling me.
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 "What are you thankful for?"
The invention of mountian bikes!!!
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 I am thankful for those who innovate the world of mountain biking.......
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 just thankful for being able to rideSmile
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 I am thankful for my specialized enduro and some good trails to ride it on
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 Friends, family, life and love.
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 I'm just thankful to be alive
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 I'm thankful the mtb world is so kind
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 I'm thankful that my Dad just landed an awesome new job!
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 I am thankful for my turner. credit edwin
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 I am thankful for full-face helmets and ibuprofen.
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 im thankful for icepacks and painkillers for crash recovery time XD
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 I am Thankful for Mountain Bicycles.
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 I´m thankful for being here entering in this contest.
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 Im thankful for my bike, and living on the shore.
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 im thankful for my family who support me in everyaspect of my life.
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 what am i not thankfull for ?
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 I'm thankful for the weekend!
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 im thankful for PINKBIKE, bringing the riders of the world