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Old 10-03-08, 05:32 PM   #1
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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.

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Old 10-03-08, 05:43 PM   #2
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Hehe. Nasty!

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Old 10-03-08, 05:46 PM   #3
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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.
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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.
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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.
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not if it requires me to install ms silverlight... Not gonna happen.
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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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