Video: Troy Brosnan Tackles Steep Loam Tracks in Morzine

Jul 17, 2021 at 7:33
by Ed Spratt  

bigquotesHaving fun in the mud and finding the steepest loam tracks on the Pleny! With Aaron Pelttari and Kye Ahern. Troy Brosnan


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 They've got about as much traction as Pinkbike staff trying to tell us everything is going to be great.
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 Good to hear a pro giving that "this is so much fun/am I going to die?" giggle.
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 Ah, yes. Picking your way down seemingly impossible scary sh!t. That is what mountain biking is all about.
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 It's really a masssage to the ego watching the best in the world struggle that hard with that track in the wet. I mean, I'll be honest, I struggled even more every single time I rode it, but still, watching them not making it look easy makes me feel a lot better about my struggles
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 Probably would have looked easier if Troy wasn’t following. Some of that was rough to watch
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 It ain't easy when it's greasy!! So entertaining. Loved hearing Troy both freaked out and having fun at the same time!
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 brett, you have got to have a better dad joke for the occasion than that! hahaha
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 Those tracks are hard enough in the dry. Almost unrideable in the wet. Always good to see riders having so much fun Smile
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flag Ba1rog (Jul 18, 2021 at 1:33) (Below Threshold)
 Those trails are cute compared to some chables dré dans le pentu. I am not gonna say spots in Savoie but you should check Bex in Valais Switzerland and verify your pads before hahaha.
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 @Ba1rog: if you've ridden the chute into Les Gets, the first track in the video, you'll know that it's not all that possible for it to get steeper. They cut across the bottom section in the video multiple times because it's unrideable with any moisture.
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 @AlanMck: Man i am from there, trust me there is a tons of similar stuff and chables like that even steeper. I rode it a few times, yep it is steep af and obviously unrideable when muddy. Not a massive fan of Morzine and steep straight lines like that in general. There is way better stuff nearby and if you want you even have fantastic pierrier/ official and unofficial steeper trails in Chatel, Champery and Avoriaz.
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 How dare you... it's Plene(!)y!
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 “Presented by Jack Moir racing “ ha ha!! Outstanding!
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 The best trail in the UK lol.
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 The essence of mountain biking:

Crashing, laugh-screaming on the edge of losing control, saying how scary everything is - "This is some of the best riding I swear to god that I've ever done in my life"
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 Get him on with Olly Wilkins
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 Damn, didnt know Troy would be such a character!! Love it Big Grin
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 Would like to see more of this from Troy. .That was pretty fricken' entertaining to watch.... I think he may have topped Claudio's screams of fear and joy on that one!
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 I gave ridden it in dry once. Super hard to control your speed. In the wet would be insane!
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 Loam (/lōm/): a soil with roughly equal proportions of sand, silt, and clay.
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 Rode this one last summer, and even dry, I highly NOT recommend! Steep and scary AF!! Not for us peasants.
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 damn i feel SO vinidicated by that for all the slippery Pleney runs i've had. Mega watch!! More please
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 Best POV of the year. So great listening to Troy enjoying himself. More of that please.
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 mountainbiker's back rub. mud slide over roots, like a turtle on its back.
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 I think he's possessed by Sven Martin!
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 If it scares a Pro... what would that do to me? Dear lord!
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 definitely a vlog
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 @reedy10 check it out
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 7m 15seconds.... Batman!
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 Looks like real loam Smile
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 Best hill on earth!!!!!
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 found Troy's mom's acct!

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