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Nov 4, 2019
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Hiked in Minturn. view ridelog hike
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Hiked in Minturn. view ridelog hike
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Landonop jamessmurthwaite's article
Oct 29, 2019 at 9:37
Oct 29, 2019
Colorado Man Passes Away While Riding Whistler's Comfortably Numb Trail
You ask for sources but don't cite any yourself. It's been my personal experience- living in a mountain biking Mecca- that business involving mountain biking and mountain biking related tourism has absolutely exploded in the last few years. Rentals, shuttles, gear, it's all gone crazy. I live in a once ski-centric town that used to see 80% of its business between November and April. It's now a solid 50/50 between winter and summer with all sorts of mountain biking events being held all over the place. I also think it's difficult to gauge the sport's popularity based off sales or analytics because A) bikes are built to insanely high standards now and are prohibitively expensive- people are holding onto older bikes longer B) overall "wow" factor has dropped off as the sport has become more common over the last 20 years. As an example (no matter how bad of an example it is) look at YouTube channels like GMBN, Seth's Bike Hacks, or Skills With Phil, they've all blown up.
Landonop jamessmurthwaite's article
Oct 29, 2019 at 5:35
Oct 29, 2019
Colorado Man Passes Away While Riding Whistler's Comfortably Numb Trail
As sad as this is, mountain biking is a RAPIDLY growing sport and we'll likely - unfortunately- see more injuries/deaths as more people participate in an activity that is inherently strenuous/dangerous. It's easy to forget the fragility of your own existence, but exerting yourself like crazy at altitude or wrapping your torso around a tree at 30mph isn't exactly friendly on the body. And not to make any assumptions regarding this particular case, but I've seen way too many people just huck themselves off of features without any regard for their safety. Progressing in skill is always going to involve taking risks, but they don't have to be stupid risks.
Landonop jamessmurthwaite's article
Oct 29, 2019 at 5:15
Oct 29, 2019
Colorado Man Passes Away While Riding Whistler's Comfortably Numb Trail
@thingswelike: The article says he sustained an injury as well. The question is whether the injury or cardiac arrest occurred first. If it was the injury that then triggered the cardiac incident, then it's entirely possible that it had to do with skills.
Landonop sarahmoore's article
Oct 24, 2019 at 6:00
Oct 24, 2019
Interview: Emil Johansson on His First Rampage & First Time Ever in Utah
@megatryn: I've got tickets, so we'll see who I run into.
Landonop sarahmoore's article
Oct 24, 2019 at 5:09
Oct 24, 2019
Interview: Emil Johansson on His First Rampage & First Time Ever in Utah
@ThePeanutGallery: I have tickets. Bought them the literal second they went on sale.
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