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Old 09-01-03, 12:55 AM   #1
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Hit a mongoose

So today i was riding some DH, through some pretty rough rock gardens and stuff. I went over a little drop, and smash...I nail this little mongoose who was eating some dog poo or something.

I pulled off the trail and ran back up there to see if it was dead, but it was just kind of groaning and twitching one arm. I could tell its back was broken from the way it was mangled.

I didnt want the thing to suffer anymore, so i ran its head through the chainring to put it out of its misery.

What would you have done?
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Old 09-01-03, 01:00 AM   #2
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I can say I would have done the same thing. Suffering animals are the worst especially the crys. Putting it out of its misery was the nice thing to do.
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Old 09-01-03, 07:20 AM   #3
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I agree that putting it out of it's misery was the thing to do. Putting it's head in the chain ring must have been messy, Texas chainsaw massacre style.
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suffering animals are no fun. but i probably wouldn't have had the courage to run it through my chainring.
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Thats why I carry a hammer when I bike.

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Burly Surly, think this one is related to the kitty in your avatar??
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hehe probably, but he's on the other end of the gun. I dont think id like to run a kitten through the chainring....unless i was really hungry.
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I would have done the same thing..... Except running it through the chainring..... I would have probably hit its head on a rock or sumthing.....
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or stuck it in your spokes
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hehe probably, but he's on the other end of the gun.
Looks like he might be out for revenge....better watch yourself!

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chainring?...too intense 4 me....how did u mange to kill it wiht the chainring....i can't vision it.
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chainring?...too intense 4 me....how did u mange to kill it wiht the chainring....i can't vision it.
Well, not to be too graphic, I run a blackspire chainguide.......just think about it.
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You did the right thing, accidents happen there is no way around it. That would be a hard thing to kill the animal but it was for the best.
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Well, not to be too graphic, I run a blackspire chainguide.......just think about it.
Wasn't their any blood or guts left on your chainrings??? If yes....must have been a hell of a cleaning job
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