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Old 09-07-08, 10:53 PM   #1
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Person on bike owned

You'll notice I didn't say biker.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sojzynJoRj0
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Old 09-07-08, 11:03 PM   #2
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HA! How can that even be real without the rider being, well, dead??
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Old 09-07-08, 11:08 PM   #3
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How does that happen?
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I'm guessing he had a twitch in his left hand and slammed on the front brake lol.
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Old 09-07-08, 11:37 PM   #5
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How does that happen?
If you pause the video at about 8 seconds in, where the bike is flipped upside down, it looks like the fork is bent backwards at the crown. I think the fork had previously experienced a head-on impact (no pun intended) that weakened and/or bent it. It looks like when the rider hit the speed bump, the fork finally failed, causing the rider to catapult forward over the handlebars.
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I thought the person jammed their foot into the wheel or spokes.
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I would laugh, but I know the pain so I'll resist the urge.
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