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    Could you?

    Well, could you?

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    I might consider it with a parachute...
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    Yea I could..............If I had a death wish
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    After loosing my friend from suicide because of his injuries, I wouldn't consider it.
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    Not even on YOUR bike.
    If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough...

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    Let's see, I'll go with...no!

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    hmmmm....If I had the year of experience he does hucking himself and had the bike he rides then yes I would...so in ten to 15 years I might if at that point I was 40ish and breakable.

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    I have seen the video and it is a sick drop. It's kinda like base jumping but with a bike and no parachute

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    Originally posted by dirtbikedude
    I have seen the video and it is a sick drop. It's kinda like base jumping but with a bike and no parachute
    56 ft bender drop right? He has tried it something like 15 times for 2 different videos and came close to landing it once. With that 'almost' landing he got bucked off because of the rebound of the shock?

    Same drop right?

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    post a clip of the video
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    Thats in Kamloops, my old home town.. Very sick.

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    That's stupid.
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    Nope

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    I think any of us could get to that point... its the landing thats tricky

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    I think he's only done it 4 times, atleast thats what i've heard....maybe thats just in one day.

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    Originally posted by KleinMp99
    I think he's only done it 4 times, atleast thats what i've heard....maybe thats just in one day.
    He tried it 4 times once...and then I have another movie where he keeps going at it. He said something like "There is a point when every man has to admit defeat and I admit it 'here'" I don't remember the exact number but it is up there

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    So that's the riding style what they call XC, right guys?
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    At least as long as it involves climbing back up the other side I would suppose
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    I am sure he or someone else will clear it some day. He did come close.

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    No i couldnt....but also if i could then i wouldnt. I prefer diving from cliffs in to the sea from 40ft (cliff diving). I use my bike for xc and high speed downhills. But then again thats my opinion. Bender constantly gets himself hurt while hucking stuff...not to mention the bike...which he doesnt pay for. We guys pay for our bikes...so its not to our best interest to ruin them at such high rate as bender does. But i should congratulate bender on his doings even though i dont like doing them.

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    Actually for what Bender does he is hurt VERY infrequently...he hucks all winter on skiis and then all summer on his bike. I think that crash in NWD was his worst and the worst injury he has ever had. Very tough guy...

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    My brother did that once unintentionally. Up in the hills they had terraced them so a 2 story house could look over the one in front of it. Motorcycles and us on our stingrays would go down them. After a while we would get a little air and land 1/2 or 3/4 the way down. My brother came home with a bloody face, colapsed front wheel, and bent handlebars. Just a little to much air!
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    Just a little to much air!
    Sounds like a little too much earth rather then air. It was the landing that busted him up, not the air

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    Originally posted by dirtbikedude
    Sounds like a little too much earth rather then air. It was the landing that busted him up, not the air
    It's like the joke about freefalls... The fall itself may be free but you still have to pay for the landing. |8^)
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