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    I didn't know I was that athletic

    I had an amazing save from a low-speed flop over yesterday. Comming to stop at a red light, I took my left foot out of my toe clips as usual. However, as a car ran the late yellow, I began to fall to my right. Without enough time to get my right foot out of the clip and not enough space to ride throuth it, I stuck my left foot through the frame to catch myself!!! Anyone do this or similar amazing saves from close crashes?
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    Hahahaha. Damn, I wished someone caught that on tape! That's awesome!

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    I think that's flexibility, not athleticism. I'm not sure i could do that without tearing some things in my knee...

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    yes, I would like to see that in a video

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    Nice save! I think my foot would get caught on something on the way through, and probably slice a ligament on the sprocket.

    That's why I'm trying to get in the habit of keeping my weight on the seat when coming to a stop, that way if I need to pull my right foot out I'd be more able to.

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    I'm pretty skinny and lankey. I guess that's how I fit through.
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    If I did something like that, I'd end up in the flippin' hospital.

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    the triangle on my bike is too cluttered for me to do that without killing one or two of my bottle cages
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    Quote Originally Posted by AEO View Post
    the triangle on my bike is too cluttered for me to do that without killing one or two of my bottle cages
    Ditto!

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