Thursday, September 04, 2008

Freedom Parks New Section

Freedom Park has a new section. Well, its new to us. I guess it has been open for about three months from what I heard. I think if you do the long loop on the original stuff that adds up to about eight and some change, with the new loop which is fun, you should be at least eleven all together. The new section is technical and has some man made contraptions. Drop offs, seesaw, a hump thing, a narrow bridge thing etc. I tried it all and I have always and still think the drop off things are lame. It is like comparing Evil Kneviels launches to modern motocross jumping. Yeah, launching over stuff is cool I guess, but catching air on something and gettin some style is so much cooler. Launching is hard on you and your bike and doesn't take a lot o skill. In short boring. Yeah, there is a little thrill from the possibility of fucking yourself up, but how about a nice table top. Now that is cool.




4 comments:

christian said...

Jimmy you are correct about the man made stuff at freedom...it is just stupid and a waste of money. and when i told the dude who built them what i thought...he told me i just didn't have enough skill to do them...i do them(did them), but i don't 5+ inches of squish and they suck. it pissed me off and i really wanted to go back there and just tear them down... but that would take more energy!

Jimmy D said...

I think we talked about this...The funniest thing I saw is the guys putting on shinguards and chest protectors with 6" travel bikes, to go drop off about a foot high. Ridiculous

Anonymous said...

Drops are only fun from 6 foot up. They have their place but at freedom park is not one of them. Galbraith mt. washington no thats a place for drops.
Richie

2drunk2shift said...

On a full suspension in the mountains where you can launch.