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MBS Newsletter April 2010

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MBS Newsletter April 2010

DROPPING IN!

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So….there you are…..standing on the edge…looking over and pondering the outcome. You’re thinking “Hmmmn…I know I can do this, I just haven’t done it before.” You’re thinking there are only two outcomes.

Outcome #1 – You start your approach with doubt in your mind and you feel squirrely as you approach the jump. Upon takeoff you’re in the backseat causing you to miss your grab and almost bite it on your landing. Your friends look at you and are wondering what’s wrong. You normally rock lines like this. ?

Outcome #2 – You nail the roll in, launch a huge air, make that sweet grab, stomp the landing and ride away in glory as your friends are both amazed and a bit jealous. You grab your board and walk back up the hill with a huge grin on your face. “What? I wasn’t scared.” : )

What’s your outcome? Figure it out before dropping in and your results will often surprise you.

Happy trails from the crew at MBS and see you out in the dirt!


PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT

DON’T FORGET! NEW PRODUCT IN STOCK!

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Click HERE and HERE to Freak Out!


MBS PRO 90 – Now Stocked with Matrix Lites!

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The super light Pro 90 has just gotten better with an upgrade to MBS Matrix Lite trucks. Now you can buy one board that will take care of all your freestyle and kite needs. The deck is truly original in terms of shape and construction, saving weight and creating a well-balanced board. The super strong unidirectional carbon-fiber weave comes together to create a stiff, responsive and extremely poppy deck. The Pro 90 was designed to meet the demands of serious kiters and freestylers around the world and this year with the addition of MBS Matrix Lite trucks those riders can go bigger, faster, and higher than ever before.


NEW ATOM LINE OF BOARDS!

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MOUNTAINBOARD NEWS

MBS ON FACEBOOK – GET YOUR FACES READY!

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Click HERE to become a FAN and get some fresh info.


UPCOMING EVENTS

DUTCH OPEN KITE LANDBOARD SERIES

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For more info click HERE


MOUNTAINBOARD EVENT – Brasil April 17/18

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“DIRT EMPIRE” MOUNTAINBOARD PARK

2010 EVENT SERIES – Empire, Colorado

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Click HERE for details.


WORLD MOUNTAINBOARDING DAY! JUNE 19TH!

The celebration of mountainboarding. Ride. Ride the hills. Ride the street. Ride the grass. Ride your backyard. Ride the jumps. Ride to work. Ride to school (if you go to school on Saturday). Ride to lunch. Ride the BMX track. Ride your parking lot. Ride the resort. Ride the trails. Ride the golf course. Ride the forest. Ride the tundra. Ride the steeps. Ride the flats. Ride.

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Click HERE and join the World Mountainboard Day Facebook Page.


SWEEPSTAKES WINNER

Michael in Watkenville, Georgia won this month’s FREE Core 90 mountainboard.

Sign up for next month’s Sweepstakes HERE


RIDER VIDEOS

THE GUNMA MOUNTAINBOARD TOUR – JAPAN

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Click HERE – The definitely do things differently in Japan…but they do it with a LOT of style.


ATC “GREEN” – Perhaps a nod to St. Patrick’s Day?

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Click HERE for some greenery.


Husky Boardin’ – South Africa – I need a pack of dogs.

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Click HERE


Flysurfer Kiteboarding Video!

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Click HERE to see what is UP!

 


ATC Slide Slide Slide Show – .Smif On – There is something very gratifying about watching sweet slides.

 

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Click HERE


HOT PLACES TO RIDE

The Colorado Springs Five Pack of Filth

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Click HERE for a little dirty taste.

Here’s the low down. It’s fast….it’s big…it’s advanced…it’s a challenge…it’s fun…and it’s here in Colorado Springs. It’s in the Red Rocks Open Space off Hwy 24. Stop by the shop and get some gear when you are near. : )

 


 

RIDER WEBSITES

Guatemala Blog Boardin’

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Click HERE

 


 

NUTS & BOLTS

MBS Easter egg from our friends at Mountainboard Serbia!

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Colleen Mooney and her “Sick” License Plate

 

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Come out to the Altitude Cup this summer and pick one up.

 


Hugh Pinfold rocking the Comp 6 and NEW Ozone Frenzy!

 

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Iron Boarding. No…I’m being serious.

 

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Who would have thought ironing and mountainboarding really went together. Well, they do!

 


MBS’s new animal mascot…the Mantis

 

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Photo Courtesy: Tommy Czeshin


RIDER ART

It’s like Leonardo DaVinci’s first mountainboard!

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Art Courtesy of: MBS Guatemala

 


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Show us your customized board! Send shots to jlee@mbs.com

 


 

RIDE TIPS

Board Selector Chart gives NEW riders valuble insight!

We make over 16 models of boards so a lot depends on what style of riding you like to do. Take a peak at this chart…it will give you a good idea of which board is best for which type of riding you like to do.

Click HERE

Choose wisely young grasshopper 🙂

 


 

PICS FROM THE ARCHIVES

Bob Tate and Whitney Lewis – 1996 – Vail, CO

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These guys were serious pioneers back in the day. Where are they now? Let me know at jlee@mbs.com. I have a few things they left in the van. 🙂

 


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Photo By: Dirtmonk Fritz

 

SHARE YOUR DIRT FOR FUTURE ENEWS!

Pictures, artwork, photos, news, craziness, strangeness, local events, stickers in odd places, local riding spots, you name it. If it has anything to do with mountainboarding or MBS we’d love to help share it with the world!

Please send anything cool to Jason Lee for possible inclusion in future Rider eNews.

CHECK OUT THE ARCHIVES FOR SOME COOL MOUNTAINBOARD HISTORY

 


MBS MOUNTAINBOARDS – 212 Sutton Lane, Colorado Springs, CO 80907

 

 

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