Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    mtbr member
    Join Date
    May 2013

    launched off a wood berm

    I went a little high on the line and missed a clean exit by about a foot or two, instead I launched managing to avoid a couple of nearby trees. Unfortunately I quickly noticed a 2" gash at my lower thigh wide open and couldn't move my right shoulder. 4 stitches and a broken right scapula. Arm is immobilized and I have Ortho on Thursday. We'll see if it's into rehab, staying immobilized, or surgery. Hoping for the 1st, not much fun being one handed. And of course, the wife hasn't said it but you know she wants me to put the bike on Craigslist

  2. #2
    mtbr member
    Reputation: Centurion_'s Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    How much you askin for your bike?

    Seriously...glad you're OK. It could have been worse. Funny how a three or a four second "oops" can affect you for months afterwards.

    Heal fast. And don't let her sell your bike.

Similar Threads

  1. Wet wood is Slippery Wood
    By mtnryder56 in forum California - Norcal
    Replies: 23
    Last Post: 03-31-2013, 04:45 PM
  2. Wood Berm for Backyard Pump Track
    By K9Self in forum Urban/DJ/Park
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 09-26-2011, 04:53 PM
  3. Berm Question?
    By rossbourne14 in forum Trail Building and Advocacy
    Replies: 16
    Last Post: 02-24-2011, 07:05 PM
  4. Team soon to be launched
    By Smiker in forum Endurance XC Racing
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 02-08-2011, 11:40 AM
  5. new website launched this week
    By SuperJETT in forum Midwest - IL, IN, OH, KY, IA, MO, MI
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 02-04-2011, 05:09 PM

Members who have read this thread: 1

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts



VISIT US AT and the ConsumerReview Network are business units of Invenda Corporation

(C) Copyright 1996-2018. All Rights Reserved.