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    Bike Wash Goes Bad Video

    Well, that isn't the way I wash my bike.

    Mountain Bike Takes a Ride in Class 5 Rapids.wmv - YouTube

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    That sucks so bad, but WHAT A SAVE!

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    Bummer! Nice save though. Would of rather had it be my bike than me.

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    damn that really sucks but it could have ended a LOT worse

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    Makes you wonder how much crazy **** we all missed before Go Pro.
    It also makes you wonder had he been using clipless pedals the bike would still be attached to him, to be ridden another day.
    Last edited by DIRTJUNKIE; 07-21-2012 at 07:35 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mtbzarg View Post
    Bummer! Nice save though. Would of rather had it be my bike than me.
    what he said... if it were me I'd be getting washed with the bike
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    Good god. Crying like a lil *****. Be happy you didn't go down with it.
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    Wow, awesome trail, wonder if he found the bike.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE, View Post
    It also makes you wonder had he been using clipless pedals the bike would still be attached to him, to be ridden another day.
    Either that, or it would still be attached to him as they went downstream together.
    Use it, use it, use it while you still have it.

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    that dude is nimble as ****.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thickfog View Post
    Good god. Crying like a lil *****. Be happy you didn't go down with it.
    Anyway, I'm just jealous and mad that I don't have the skills or balls to ride **** like that.
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    Whoever comes up with putting trails next to rapids or alligator infested swamps is looking for some excitement..
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    Hilarious! "...MY BIKE IS IN THE RIVER!"
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    AAAAHAHAHAHAHAHA! Man...that was a funny video "oh my God....oh my God...oh my God".

    If it were me there would have been a lot more cussin' going on...more anger and less disbelief.

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    At least he didn't swim the gnar!
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    Clipless Pedals VS Platform...Debate..

    It makes you wonder had he been using clipless pedals the bike would still be attached to him, to be ridden another day.
    I have never in the 13 plus years of MTBing ever became that seperated from my bike using Clipless pedals. I know some of you will say (like above) that the rider would have went down with the bike. If you ever rode clipless you would know that wouldn't be the case. He grabbed the tree to save himself the bike would have still been underneath him. Even if the bike slipped over his right foot would have unclipped and he would have still saved himself and the bike.
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    "Am I a mountain biker?" I determined that I was a "Plains Biker" since there are no mountains here where I live now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blksocks View Post
    Whoever comes up with putting trails next to rapids or alligator infested swamps is looking for some excrement..
    Fixed it for you
    Keep trying to do the awesomest thing you've ever done.

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    That looked like a total set up. Had he really fallen he would have gone with the bike. Every one is making movies now. Great acting.

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    cool video.... very cool trail tho, reminds me of my area
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    Highway streets.
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    what's with all the spamming?
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    That section has a high penalty for failure. Looks like a cool trail though, must be in Canada somewhere.

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    Ha ha ha, to be hardcore, you have to live hardcore. And sometimes your ride ends up in the river.

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    Man, sucks to have see your bike become a kayak. It would be a very hard thing for me to watch my bike go down the river knowing I could not do anything to save it. Class 5 rapids are not something you want to jump in to save a bike I guess.
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    Insure a 10 year-old Turner, Ellsworth or Intense for $5,000 and have a video like that, you may end up with a new bike. And make sure to scream like that too.

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    Cool video, that guy's lucky that tree was there. Someone down river is gonna be glad they went fishing and with what they caught.
    Round and round we go

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    Quote Originally Posted by fatcat View Post
    Insure a 10 year-old Turner, Ellsworth or Intense for $5,000 and have a video like that, you may end up with a new bike. And make sure to scream like that too.
    And end up in prison for insurance fraud. Besides that a 10 year old 5K bike isn't going to be insured for 5K. There is a deprecation figure that insurance companies look at.

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    What a jerk ... I can't believe he took his helmet off so we couldn't see the outcome on the video.

    Anyway, interesting video -- I'm sure we've all seen spots on a trail and wondered "how bad could it be if I crashed right here here?" I guess sometimes you get the answer on video!
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    Quote Originally Posted by highdelll View Post
    what's with all the spamming?
    He doesn't know how to put it as a signature.
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    "oh my god no . . . . oh my god . . . . oh my god"

    Really! That's what you say when your bike falls in the river. If I would have seen a guy running down a trail yelling that, I would have figured a person was in the river, or a dingo stole his baby or something.

    Gotta love the helmet cams, so great that we actually saw the bike going into the river while he's hanging onto the tree.

    That's a lesson for you folks that love your wide bars though.
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    Now imagine that after his bike goes in the river, as he's frantically running down the trail he runs into that chick that slams her brakes on in front of him and then starts throwing her bike around.
    Someone needs to edit those two vids together.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE, View Post
    It makes you wonder had he been using clipless pedals the bike would still be attached to him, to be ridden another day.
    I have never in the 13 plus years of MTBing ever became that seperated from my bike using Clipless pedals. I know some of you will say (like above) that the rider would have went down with the bike. If you ever rode clipless you would know that wouldn't be the case. He grabbed the tree to save himself the bike would have still been underneath him. Even if the bike slipped over his right foot would have unclipped and he would have still saved himself and the bike.
    Dude, weak attempt to start controversy. enjoy the video, it's FUNNY. You are allowed to have a laugh now and then.

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    S*** thats bad man silly question though was the bike nice and clean?

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    Quote Originally Posted by RTM View Post
    Dude, weak attempt to start controversy. enjoy the video, it's FUNNY. You are allowed to have a laugh now and then.

    - Rob
    Dude I can laugh with the best of them. In fact when I watched this video I first laughed then I felt sorry then laughed. These emotions went back amount several times. Then I put myself on the bike and realized that I would have been clipped in and the bike and myself would have been saved to ride another day. Just one more reason to ride clipless pedals.
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    "Am I a mountain biker?" I determined that I was a "Plains Biker" since there are no mountains here where I live now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DIRTJUNKIE, View Post
    It makes you wonder had he been using clipless pedals the bike would still be attached to him, to be ridden another day.
    I have never in the 13 plus years of MTBing ever became that seperated from my bike using Clipless pedals. I know some of you will say (like above) that the rider would have went down with the bike. If you ever rode clipless you would know that wouldn't be the case. He grabbed the tree to save himself the bike would have still been underneath him. Even if the bike slipped over his right foot would have unclipped and he would have still saved himself and the bike.

    Don't you know that these forums are no place for solid logic or wisdom ? Your reponse will not compute for most here... Not enough opinion in your post

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