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    Post your crashes, no shame here.

    I am not ashamed to post my first crash.....after having my gopro2 for less than 24 hours. I sprained my middle finger on my right hand which is problem some considering I teach/play guitar for a living. The camera doesn't capture the height of the fall, but these are big chunky rocks I'm falling from and I ride a 29er. I probably had a good 8-10 ft for my head to go to hit the ground. I scratched my lens already but thank god the replacements are dirt cheap.

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    LOl why did you turn your bars? Your line looked just fine haha should of just blasted thru that.. Ive busted my ass a few times as well on stupid little things besides tacoing a wheel on a jump .

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    Quote Originally Posted by aedubber View Post
    LOl why did you turn your bars? Your line looked just fine haha should of just blasted thru that.. Ive busted my ass a few times as well on stupid little things besides tacoing a wheel on a jump .
    Yep it was dumb and its easy to rewatch it and see why I fell. It looks mild on video, but here's a picture of it with out moving.

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    Nice crash dude!!! i did something similar but didn't have the cam going at the time..

    REALLY wish i had as some how I got right foot stuck between the frame and the front tire and left foot twisted around so I couldn't unclip... I was laughing cause I couldn't get out with out butt walking off to the side of the rocks so i could untwist the bike.. would have been an AWESOME funny vid

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    My cousin crashing last year on the Lawrence River Trail.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lawson Raider View Post
    My cousin crashing last year on the Lawrence River Trail.

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    holy crap that is a long stem!!! weird lookin bars for mountain riding too but to each his own.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ihaveagibsonsg View Post
    holy crap that is a long stem!!! weird lookin bars for mountain riding too but to each his own.
    That used to be my bike but sold it to my cousin after my Yeti was finished. It was a large frame bike which I thought was my size but I found a medium was more my fit. I don't know how often he rides so not sure if/when he plans to customize the bike for his fit.
    I don't use Strava. Don't need an application to tell me I am slow because I already know.

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    here you go

    a few minutes in but there are two of them:

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    nice crashing the Muddy....



    I think this is going to be my all time favorite thread

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    You are a sick sadistic MF'r.
    Where's the sympathy huh?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ihaveagibsonsg View Post
    I am not ashamed to post my first crash.....after having my gopro2 for less than 24 hours. I sprained my middle finger on my right hand which is problem some considering I teach/play guitar for a living. The camera doesn't capture the height of the fall, but these are big chunky rocks I'm falling from and I ride a 29er. I probably had a good 8-10 ft for my head to go to hit the ground. I scratched my lens already but thank god the replacements are dirt cheap.

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    That looked painful.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BuiltforSin View Post
    That looked painful.
    I broke my middle finger....and I play guitar for a living. There's videos of me playing guitar on my channel too. Fortunately it's on my right hand and I don't finger pick much so I'm in the clear.

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    I can easily take over this forum with my crash videos, but here is a favorite of mine:

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    And this one too:

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    Quote Originally Posted by C-Rock View Post
    llama:
    You are a sick sadistic MF'r.
    Where's the sympathy huh?
    It's only cool when they get up, brush off, then you can make fun of them Serious injuries aren't funny


    Nice vids there GregD.. like that first one.... just don't get why he/you didn't.. ummm well ....turn? LOLOLOLL

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    Nice vids there GregD.. like that first one.... just don't get why he/you didn't.. ummm well ....turn? LOLOLOLL
    If you look closely, there is a small board on the stump I was trying to jump. I had done it a few times before, but this time it moved.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lanceuppercut View Post
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    "I can't carry you out and I'm not leaving my bike here."

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    Some crashes from 2011.


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    this is an old one of my friend Steve trying a tad of rock gardening..

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    for some reason I can't embed the video..

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    I've NEVER seen anyone "drop a step-down" SEATED.(Greg D.)
    maybe I'm doing it wrong.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AMPanator View Post
    I've NEVER seen anyone "drop a step-down" SEATED.(Greg D.)
    maybe I'm doing it wrong.
    Not sure what you mean?

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    The picture makes the section look a lot harder than the video.

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    Great thread idea!

    Here's one of my recent OTB experiences. I was riding "up on the bars" for a split-second, and thought maybe I could somehow save it....nope!

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    Quote Originally Posted by net wurker View Post
    Great thread idea!

    Here's one of my recent OTB experiences. I was riding "up on the bars" for a split-second, and thought maybe I could somehow save it....nope!
    That Hammy is even louder mic'ed up! Cool crash angle

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    just a little biff

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    My Contribution (Pueblo Colorado)

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    it APPEARS that the;; how would you say, stocky guy is indeed seated when he drops off and lands.
    congrats,to you/him and the bike/suspension, but I believe MOST people stand while getting air and landing.unfortunately Chad Reed seat-bounced last week and now will miss the rest of the season due to
    a fractured tibfib two broken ribs....GET WELL SOON CHAD!!!

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    Short crash clip from my Megavalanche 2011 qualifying run at Alpe d'Huez, France. Messed up a triple jump approach and ended up bending the bars of my '08 Enduro Expert. Run had already been ruined by a couple of minor spills by this point. Impact knocked the helmet mount of my POV HD off which I at first didn't realize when setting off again. No harm done, though.

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    here's 2 from our whistler exploits, one from september last year and one from may 2010,,,
    this one is on river runs through it, one of whistlers signature xc trails, and this is a classic example why you should always wear a helmet, and how not to ride skinnies,
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    this one is in the bikepark on bearcub connector, on the long flat turn, it was very dry and loose, but bad visibility cause of the cloud,
    warning for those that are squemish, this vid contains images of broken bones,

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    ^^^ winner winner, chicken dinner. Broken finger.... that sucks man.

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    Pre Gopro days

    One of our classics/

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    Quote Originally Posted by eggdog View Post
    One of our classics/
    ????
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    Pre go pro days

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jaydude View Post
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    Jaydude your response after your crash was a riot!
    Looks like it could-a-should-a hurt...
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    Quote Originally Posted by codyh12345 View Post
    ^^^ winner winner, chicken dinner. Broken finger.... that sucks man.
    it certainly does,,,,, specially when your on holiday in whistler for 3 week's and it happens on your third day there,,,,,,, if that was'nt bad enough, being tourists we had to pay for the hospital visit...... it was 1400 buck's,,, paid up front by me, and to top it all off, the insurance company are being a,ss holes and still havnt paid out.

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    A short helmet cam clip: Taking an impromptu swim in a cold creek trying to get a Carver 96'er across some slime-covered slate.

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    Looks like i will play here too LOL ... You can watch the whole video or FF to 6:45 and you can see the slo mo fall of mine . Little OTB action on a new trail i was exploring.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aedubber View Post
    Looks like i will play here too LOL ... You can watch the whole video or FF to 6:45 and you can see the slo mo fall of mine . Little OTB action on a new trail i was exploring.
    dude.. was that ice you landed on? or just shallow puddle/pond edge?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ihaveagibsonsg View Post
    I broke my middle finger....and I play guitar for a living. There's videos of me playing guitar on my channel too. Fortunately it's on my right hand and I don't finger pick much so I'm in the clear.

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    Warmoth or Charvel?

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    Oh, clicked play...

    though that heel looks so very Warmoth.
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    Quote Originally Posted by thomllama View Post
    dude.. was that ice you landed on? or just shallow puddle/pond edge?
    Yea it was Ice lol, we took a ride out in some cold weather, trail was icy in certain areas but i didn't know there was ice under the water as my front tire sunk into the mud and hit the ice . Had to hurry up and get back to my car .

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    crash at Angelfire.

    I'm the guy in the front. You have to look real close and you will see that I clipped a pedal on a rock sticking out of the ground and got tossed. Put a big scuff in my helmet, got a stiff neck, and was a little loopy for a while. Continued riding after I replaced my pedals. I still laugh when I see myself all tangled up in the bike and looking disoriented.

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    Quote Originally Posted by grantw9066 View Post
    ...... I still laugh when I see myself all tangled up in the bike and looking disoriented.
    man, how the hell did you get all tied up like that... holy crap
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    Quote Originally Posted by thomllama View Post
    man, how the hell did you get all tied up like that... holy crap
    Not really sure! Hit my head really hard, I just kind of woke up and tried to stand up and couldn't. It took me a few seconds to realize I was tangled in my bike and the rope. Can't wait to get back to Angelfire.
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    Crash at the end at Braille Trail in Demonstration Forest Santa Cruz. The crash turned the camera off.

    Sorry for the crappy quality.

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    Quote Originally Posted by grantw9066 View Post
    Not really sure! Hit my head really hard, I just kind of woke up and tried to stand up and couldn't. It took me a few seconds to realize I was tangled in my bike and the rope. Can't wait to get back to Angelfire.
    That sounds like when i hit my head on my mx bike. "Just kind of woke up". I think thats a nicer way of saying I got knocked the fug out.

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    pre gopro days ..make sure to watch in best quality.

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    My first :)

    Few years ago when I started riding, ended up with cuncushion and couple of bruises
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    Friend of mine new to riding.

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    Quote Originally Posted by švajnundpig View Post
    Few years ago when I started riding, ended up with cuncushion and couple of bruises
    Haro Crash in Pregrada - YouTube
    Holy friggin ouch dude!!! you were flying


    grantw9066....
    WOW, sorry, but I gotz to laugh at that one.. it's something I would do, that sloooowwww drop and over
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    Yep, before landing on my head I just managed to say in rasignated tone: "O fuc.k.." and then blackout and after that I couldn ´t really remember what just happened to me. All in all I am still alive

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    Quote Originally Posted by švajnundpig View Post
    Yep, before landing on my head I just managed to say in rasignated tone: "O fuc.k.." and then blackout and after that I couldn ´t really remember what just happened to me. All in all I am still alive
    That helmet probably saved your life there. Interesting nickname btw.

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    Yes, as a matter of fact, it was my dads old motorcycle helmet, slightly too big, but it helped a lot.
    Nickname is mix of german and english, but the german part is written how its pronounced on croatian, in original it would be Schweinundpig

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    Took my brother on some singletrack for the first time. It was inevitable I suppose.

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    Quote Originally Posted by muddywings View Post
    a few minutes in but there are two of them:

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spykr View Post
    Took my brother on some singletrack for the first time. It was inevitable I suppose.
    baaaahaaaa it's only funny cause he crawls back up the hill, (i'm guessing OK)

    this is the best part!!!

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    Heres a little video i just finished up from a ride earlier today, its not of me but a buddy of mine. Enjoy

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    Quote Originally Posted by thomllama View Post
    baaaahaaaa it's only funny cause he crawls back up the hill, (i'm guessing OK)

    this is the best part!!!

    Yeah he was totally fine! A bit dirty and covered in leaves, but totally fine!
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    Quote Originally Posted by aedubber View Post
    Heres a little video i just finished up from a ride earlier today, its not of me but a buddy of mine. Enjoy
    lol, great sound effects.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ihaveagibsonsg View Post
    lol, great sound effects.
    TY lol figured i would change things up and have a little comical theme going

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    Crash half way through my ride in the Albuquerque foothills today, had both front and rear tires wash out on me. Only damage was to my self esteem.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gregD View Post
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    I've just started getting into having my two wheels off the ground during portions of my rides. How do you avoid what happened in that first crash? the one with the guy riding over the ramp and going over the handlebars....

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    hehehe like the flying leg!!
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    Keep trying to do the awesomest thing you've ever done.

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    Grab some popcorn and enjoy...

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    superb work there Mike
    always mad and usually drunk......

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    lol at the swearing and bollocking yourself ha ha, thats quality,,,
    them trails look super techy and quite steep. fairplay to you for having the balls to attempt them, assuming this vid is genuine and not a pisstake windup...
    i am guessing your quite new to the sport, if you are you would benefit from some tuition, learning the correct skill and techniques will improve your riding more than you could imagine, kkep on trying and learning and most important of all keep on having fun.

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    BAAHAAHAAAAA that was the best!!! think I've heard a whole yrs worth of swearing in 10 minutes!!

    The lady near the end is the best!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by gregD View Post
    i am guessing your quite new to the sport, if you are you would benefit from some tuition, learning the correct skill and techniques will improve your riding more than you could imagine, kkep on trying and learning and most important of all keep on having fun.
    I have over the last year and a half just started loving the chunk so there's a learning curve between XC and Gnar for sure. That was a years worth of F ups so it might not be very typical of my rides. All those wrecks are on trails I've ridden many times and, for one reason or another, just fell asleep. Well, some of them I just sucked on, too...

    My latest of what we ride:

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    The lady near the end is the best!!!
    Dude, I've never laughed so hard as I did after watching that video when I got home. As if the ride was fun enough, that old lady was awesome

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    Quote Originally Posted by big0mike View Post

    Dude, I've never laughed so hard as I did after watching that video when I got home. As if the ride was fun enough, that old lady was awesome
    too bad you can't get in contact with her... would LOVE to hear her comment upon watching the vid of herself!!!

    maybe take a snap shot off the vid and print out a.. "Wanted....
    Do you know this person? report to (vimeo location or here)"

    something like this LOL

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    LMAOO holyfook thats too funny !! at time 1:20 that must of been a fun 180


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    Quote Originally Posted by aedubber View Post
    at time 1:20 that must of been a fun 180
    That one really caught me by surprise. I'm sure I noticed that rock but had no idea it was big enough for a pedal strike and would've never dreamed a pedal strike so heavy it would toss me off like a sack of potatos. Good times for sure...

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    How'd your glove fall off?

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    My cousin crashing last year on the Lawrence River Trail.
    I'm baffled how your glove came off from letting go of the handlebars *even before* hitting the ground?? I'd definitely want to get some gloves that stay attached...

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    Syllamo Endo

    A friend of mine doing an endo last weekend at Syllamo on a tricky little double step up. Taken near Mountain View, AR.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ridemtn View Post
    I'm baffled how your glove came off from letting go of the handlebars *even before* hitting the ground?? I'd definitely want to get some gloves that stay attached...
    True that. I'll have to let him know to get some good quality gloves LOL.
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    A short sweet shot of my buddy Derrick doing an endo:

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    Sometimes I think if you are not crashing, you are not riding hard enough. However, the older I get, my body would prefer zero.

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    Ok so here is one of mine from last weekend at the resort . Left me with a swollen ankle lol

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    Why do sports cameras make you ride faster than you normally would?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cobretti View Post
    just a little biff

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    this happens to me on a nearly every-ride basis... Glad I'm not the only one!

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    <iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/kr4zKxs8bjM" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

    My water bottle broke on the second one
    I never realized there were so many hills involved in mountain biking

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lucidor View Post
    My water bottle broke on the second one
    Nice, way to get right back on.... you sir are living up to the adage: "If your not wrecking your not riding". I do have to ask though, whats up with all the reflectors?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lucidor View Post

    My water bottle broke on the second one
    that's why you get one of these

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    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/hw8Y_ZrHe4k" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

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    Crash @ 1:38

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    Quote Originally Posted by RIVER29 View Post
    Nice, way to get right back on.... you sir are living up to the adage: "If your not wrecking your not riding". I do have to ask though, whats up with all the reflectors?
    Idk I never cared to take them off. Safety first
    I never realized there were so many hills involved in mountain biking

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    I don't really know what happened to me here... but i do know that it sucked and was very embarrassing!


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    That was IMPRESSIVE! Hard to land when your feet aren't on the pedals...

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    <iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/30BJInMk6IQ" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

    Crashes @1:00 & @4:40
    I never realized there were so many hills involved in mountain biking

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    No shame here, just an ankle that never went back to being normal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by raycje5 View Post
    1 i want to ride here
    2 you really like crashing ON the rocks lol
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    ouch,,, thats gotta hurt, did you injure yourself,,,, looks like you slipped your pedals when landing,

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    Quote Originally Posted by Randomness View Post
    I don't really know what happened to me here... but i do know that it sucked and was very embarrassing!

    Of the recent posts this is the winner! I'm so glad you had both the first person and 3rd person views of it... hope your alright

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    Here's a couple.
    1st clip crash is just after 1:30
    The 2nd clip I grabbed a handful of front brake for no reason

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    Quote Originally Posted by delirian View Post
    ouch,,, thats gotta hurt, did you injure yourself,,,, looks like you slipped your pedals when landing,
    Haha, luckily the only thing that was hurt was my pride. both me and my bike were fine! even the gopro survived scratch free!

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    Of the recent posts this is the winner! I'm so glad you had both the first person and 3rd person views of it... hope your alright
    thanks! haha, the best part was definitely the follow-cam action.
    glad you could enjoy it

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    This was one of our recent rides on a local hill...
    Friend's crash is at 2:40 and mine at 4:15.
    They're nothing special, but it was his first real crash and mine was utterly stupid and not worth a mention. It may seem in the video that I was glad he crashed, but that has a story of its own, let's just say there's a reason to it
    Later we were chased by two large hound dogs. A friend is scared to death of dogs (the one who crashed at 2:40) so at the end he started panicking and fleeing. It was all funny to me since I'm not so afraid as he is

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    Quote Originally Posted by MysticKJ View Post
    I've just started getting into having my two wheels off the ground during portions of my rides. How do you avoid what happened in that first crash? the one with the guy riding over the ramp and going over the handlebars....
    MANY errors there. Not going fast enough and trying to roll to compensate for lack of speed are teh two biggest.

    Most drops I hit, even the big ones, I push down and lift right at the lip. Not wheelie lift but just a little like you would if you were jumping off a curb and want to land both tires same time. Try it on a curb first...

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    Here's one that made it on AFV (no $10k tho )

    Crash at :45

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