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    Gettin thumped

    Ok, what's the dumbest crash you've had? I'm getting a good list going of mine...
    Today I wrecked on the starting ramp at the bmx track after breaking a chain. I thought for sure I was gonna be able to ride it out, but no sale. Can someone tell me why the cool kids don't wear pads again?
    Yeah, yeah, I know - it doesn' t look that bad in the picture. But nobody makes me bleed my own blood! Fkn chain... Hopefully the bruised heel and thigh heal faster than the scrape.
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    ouch! will call u late

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    no pics but once at the local dj's on the 6 pack i hit the first one and cased for some reason.

    then even without enough speed i decided to hit the next double. thought i would come out ok at first, then right on the lip i grabbed me brakes because my stupid mind decided it would be best. on the 13-14 ft. double i landed right into the back side of the landing to a dead stop.

    no pain but very stupid. alex could vouch for that.

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    dumbest crash? Probably yesterday at the djs at goose. I had just nailed the line I'd never hit before then was riding back to the rollin area on some tiny whoop-de-doos and somehow lost it and just ate sh1t. It sucked...
    is making a comeback.

    Turns out that five years of not mountain biking, really makes one strive to get back to it.

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    my dumbest crash would be no rembering to not to petal hard on a pixie. Was petaling up to our quarter pipe, and the chain poped off.went over, no fun there

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    A guy I know crashed while just pedaling around in the parking lot at the trailhead and broke his arm. Nuff said. S

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    Took a drop, front wheel stopped moving, landed on face just below the lip. Lower front teeth bit through the lip. Good thing I had a small audience when it happened to share my embarassment! 24 stiches inside and out...

    All better now...(physically)
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