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    Senior Member Marrock's Avatar
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    I've heard of dropping out of a race...

    ...but I never expected to see such a literal example as this.

    "Engineering! It's like math, but louder."

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    Hehe. Nasty!
    Last edited by Freakonwheels; 10-03-08 at 05:51 PM.

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    Here's a video. Didn't load for me, but you may have better luck:
    http://video.aol.com/video-detail/me...id=VIDURVSPR02
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    I'll bet that concrete ditch hurt huh.

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    Not if it requires me to install MS silverlight... not gonna happen.
    "Engineering! It's like math, but louder."

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    OUCH! I skidded on my motorcycle on a rainy night in Taiwan years ago and went down in one of those. Bashed the crap out of my right knee that still affects me to this day. That guy has my sympathy.
    "Pain is weakness leaving the body"......yea, right!

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    Senior Member Marrock's Avatar
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    I have to wonder how many folks wind up like that and don't get found till it's too late.
    "Engineering! It's like math, but louder."

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    Quote Originally Posted by marrock View Post
    not if it requires me to install ms silverlight... Not gonna happen.
    +1
    Mes compaingnons cui j'amoie et cui j'aim,... Me di, chanson.

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    I watched the video, and it actually doesn't look as bad when you see it happen. He went down while still on the road, then slid on the slick pavement off the edge and into the ditch. I'm sure it hurt, but not as bone-crushing as I imagined from the still picture.
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