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post #1 of 9 Old 12-03-2010, 07:56 PM Thread Starter
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Mountain bike accident (not for the squeamish)

I found this on one of the bicycle forums that I frequent. Has nothing to do with motorcycles but it was so crazy I had to share. Enjoy! NOT FOR THE SQUEAMISH.

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post #2 of 9 Old 12-03-2010, 08:05 PM
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That certainly beats any crash I've had. Best I've managed is using the large chain ring to gash my ankle.

Will try to get that picture out of my head before I start riding again in the spring!

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holly crap.... i dont get how the hell such a blunt end punctured like that!

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post #4 of 9 Old 12-06-2010, 10:08 AM
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Peddle bikes are just plain dangerous.

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2009 K1300s- rockin out
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I can't look. Someone tell me what happened.

When I die I want to die peacefully in my sleep like my grandfather did....not screaming in horror like the passengers in the backseat of his car.
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post #6 of 9 Old 12-06-2010, 08:04 PM
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(Dont let the cat out)

Im hesitant but I may call BS unless this is good source. The whole "accident" dosent seem right?

Hes not wearing gloves?
the blunt end pierced like that?
Why is there an xray? If i had that happen to me, its all flesh, that son of a bitch is coming right back out! Right away!

Im reluctantly calling BS with the understanding I may be wrong. If Im wrong, Thats F'd up man.

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brake lever of mtb punctured where you check for a pulse and came out at palm.

not as bad as it sounds.

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Originally Posted by Superdog View Post
That certainly beats any crash I've had.
+1, damn!

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post #9 of 9 Old 12-10-2010, 09:43 AM
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Those levers aren't that blunt. They're all machined out at the back to be super light. It probably slid right under the wristband of his glove (if he was wearing them).

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