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Apr 16, 2006 19:14 |  #1

Believe it or not, this young lady rider is just 14 years old! :cool:

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Apr 16, 2006 22:43 |  #2

i like the horn.


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Apr 17, 2006 20:48 as a reply to RadAL's post |  #3

Yeah...she is still a little girl but she rides like a pro. The first thing that caught my attention was her eyes.

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Apr 18, 2006 02:34 as a reply to Rangeral's post |  #4

The young ones have no fear.
This guy's 6 years old...

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Apr 18, 2006 02:57 |  #5

Rangeral wrote:
Believe it or not, this young lady rider is just 14 years old! :cool:

And no gloves or elbow protection, first finger she loses should sort that out!!

Nice pic though :)


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Apr 18, 2006 06:27 as a reply to dod's post |  #6

You are right about the body protection but the young don't always learn from experience. This young lady has already had damage to her back suffered in a motocross race at a local track, and she says she can't "feel the bike" with gloves on!?

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Apr 18, 2006 14:27 as a reply to Rangeral's post |  #7

She wouldn't be allowed on a track over here.
Long sleeves and gloves.

Love the backlit dust.


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Apr 18, 2006 15:27 as a reply to NordieBoy's post |  #8

They aren't allowed on a race track here either unless properly clad in protective equipment, but this shot was not taken at a track it was taken at a 2600 acre state owned recreation area exclusively for OHVs - dirt bikes, quads and trikes. Gloves and long sleeves are not required although highly recommended.

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Apr 18, 2006 15:30 as a reply to Rangeral's post |  #9
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welcome to the forum...it always to good to see another person from Florida on here. You got a great capture, but over here on my monitor the picture seems a little soft, and a little out of focus.




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Apr 20, 2006 01:23 |  #10

welcom to the forum. lovely shot what camera, lens you using?


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Apr 25, 2006 06:12 |  #11

Thanks.
I use A plain old Digital Rebel (300) and for these dirt bike shots I usually use my Canon 75-300IS


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Apr 25, 2006 14:32 as a reply to dod's post |  #12

dod wrote:
And no gloves or elbow protection, first finger she loses should sort that out!!

Nice pic though :)

First thing to hit the ground.......Hands! She's gonna be mad when she breaks a nail!:lol:


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Apr 26, 2006 03:58 |  #13

We try and wear as much of gear as possible for what we race..!
And even some of us ladies dont mind not having nails... heh ;)
dirt is much more fun than a manicure..Beautiful dirt shot!! I have one of a dirtbike on a Berm Ill have to post sometime..

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Apr 26, 2006 08:24 |  #14

Good pics. I also take quad pics such as this...

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Apr 26, 2006 16:53 |  #15

Were you using fill flash when you took the shot? It seems like getting the great exposure of the eyes and the cool backlit roost would be tough without it...


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