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See Mountain Bikers Ride Through an Abandoned Mine
"There are rocks surrounding you and if you hit the wall, it's lights out."
By Mike Berard
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MTB · 3 min
Aaron Chase's Through My Eyes: New Jersey Mine
Mountain bike legend Aaron Chase has always followed his own path. From his early days as a trend-setting urban and freestyle rider, to his current role as a rogue filmmaker with his "Through My Eyes" series, Chase has a way of looking at things differently.
I feel drawn sometimes to lost and abandoned places like this.
Watch them ride into the darkness in the video above.
In this episode, Chase and fellow New Jersey rider Adam Hauck explore the forgotten infrastructure of an old mine owned by Hauck’s family. The two riders negotiate steel staircases, dangerously rocky trails and a steep, scary mineshaft that spits them out of a hole in the mountain.

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“I feel drawn sometimes to lost and abandoned places like this," explained Chase, deep in the cavernous mine, of the dangerous riding conditions. "There are rocks surrounding you and if you hit the wall, it’s lights out.”