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Requirements: upgrading to semipro

I was wondering what you need to do to advance from expert to semi pro? I couldn’t find the information anywhere in the norba book. I know in BMX you have to place 1-10 nag.

By the way your site is great. keep up the good work.
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Trail building info

I live in a town where just about nobody bikes. I was wondering if you could give trail building tips.

– Aaron

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The IMBA site has tons of info. Check it out.

I hope to post stories about building jumps, rollers and berms. Stay tuned.

— Lee

4X and slalom start questions

Hey Lee, how do you know what the rules are for mt cross & dual slalom gate starts on what is legal and not legal. I couldn’t find any info on the usacycling website.
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Getting into dirt jumping

A young reader needs advice on picking a dirt jump bike and becoming confident enough to enjoy it.
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Mail: Choosing knee guards

Hey Lee

A quick question. I noticed that you just wear knee pads and not full knee shin armor. Is there a reason why you just use knee pads? I’m trying to decide what to get after a fall involving some leaves last weekend. I’m only doing small drops 3-4 feet and I don’t want to use too much body armor nor leave myself not well enough protected. Any recommendations between the two types. I like the new website.
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Mail: Should I step up to pro?

Hey Lee,

I really need your advice about whether or not to upgrade to pro: I don´t know if it´s better to race semi-pro at the three nationals I´ll be at this summer, or if I should just try to upgrade to pro. Read more

Maverick ML 7.5 sizing

I hope you can give me an answer to the question what size I should have for a Maverick ml 7.5. I am a man 180 centimeters (5′ 11″) tall 48 years and a inside leg height of 85 centimeters (33″). What will be the best ride, a size medium or large?
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How’s the new Specialized Enduro?

Hi Lee. I was riding on the weekend and crossed paths with another rider, he was riding the latest Spesh Enduro Pro and I fell in love. Its smooth lines, choice parts to me it was my dream bike in spec anyway.

After doing the lift test and being suprised at its seamingly light weight I asked him how it handled and he was well impresed but was on its maiden voyage so hadn’t lived with it for anytime at all. As I know you ride an Enduro though an older one I was wondering if you had had a chance to sample a new one yet.

I value your opinion as you don’t sound full of crap or owned by a company.
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