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    How to fall right?

    I was looking at an old thread about broken bones and it said noobs don't fall right. I've broken my wrists numerous times and even cracked my hip recently so I'm guessing I'm not falling right? How do you fall right?

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    Try looking at this:

    Falling Down

    You'll find out why you've broken your wrists.

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    Quote Originally Posted by East Hill
    Try looking at this:

    New & Improved : The Under $750 Roadbike Thread

    You'll find out why you've broken your wrists.

    East Hill
    A thread about road bikes?

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    Falling down is fun. Till you hit the ground.

    Just roll and stuff. Normally it works out. Don't be afraid to ditch your bike and get it away from you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KinetikBiker
    Falling down is fun. Till you hit the ground.

    Just roll and stuff. Normally it works out. Don't be afraid to ditch your bike and get it away from you.
    That's pretty much it. Wrists and arms in particular get broken because people tense up and put their arms out to protect themselves. Unfortunately, it just means that those little bones get snapped.

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    Tuck and roll.
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    Quote Originally Posted by East Hill
    Ooops! Never mind that thread, unless of course you are interested in road bikes under $750 .

    Falling Down

    Sorry, I thought I had it cut and pasted correctly .

    East Hill
    I thought it was some kind of joke

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    i looked through it for like 5 minutes. i think you should delete that post.

    the right one helped alot
    Quote Originally Posted by Dependent View Post
    Lol where would it break... it has the bigger axles...

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    My trick is to avoid crashing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sprintcarblue
    My trick is to avoid crashing.
    So do i.

    Nothing beats the feeling of almost crashing, but saving yourself. It's a sure rush of adrenaline haha.

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    Quote Originally Posted by live4muzic2
    i think you should delete that post.
    That's a STICKY in the Road Cycling forum . I think a lot of it could be condensed, but hey, I'm not in charge.

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    Quote Originally Posted by East Hill
    That's a STICKY in the Road Cycling forum . I think a lot of it could be condensed, but hey, I'm not in charge.

    East Hill
    thats not what i meant. You should delete the post you put in this thread so no one else looks through it forever wondering about crashing.
    Quote Originally Posted by Dependent View Post
    Lol where would it break... it has the bigger axles...

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    oh, i didnt notice.
    Quote Originally Posted by Dependent View Post
    Lol where would it break... it has the bigger axles...

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    Quote Originally Posted by KinetikBiker
    So do i.

    Nothing beats the feeling of almost crashing, but saving yourself. It's a sure rush of adrenaline haha.
    Yeah! I was drifting in the street on my MTB, then went side-to-side of the street by sitting and leaning the bike left and right. I leaned too much, and slipped, but corrected myself! What a rush!

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    Always land with your arms first. Yeah, you'll probably break both your wrists, but at least your teef will be alright.

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    Learning to not try and catch yourself with your arms but instead tuck them in and use your shoulders to protect your face, and most importantly wear a helmet. One important thing to note from the road cycling "how to fall" is the trampoline... having awareness of where you are in the air helps alot. I took a dive off over my bars last week that resulted in a rashed back instead of a broken neck b/c I kept myself rotating.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FitRider 921
    P.S. It's already gone.
    Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by CMcMahon
    Always land with your arms first. Yeah, you'll probably break both your wrists, but at least your teef will be alright.
    For real son. Gotta keep the grillz fine!

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