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Old 03-13-09, 03:09 PM   #151
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seems as though the bear trap worked, your leg definitely did not get away from it.
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Old 03-13-09, 08:00 PM   #152
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i ride bear traps on my BMX, i always think this is going to happen. so i wear shin guards when i go jumping.
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Old 03-13-09, 10:50 PM   #153
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I ended up being late to class with a big fat swollen/bloody lip.
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Old 03-14-09, 12:57 AM   #154
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Yeah its kinda cool when you can have the worst injuries and just walk away from them. Like this for example.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B0PEIMGgKH4

hehe jk
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Old 03-14-09, 06:51 AM   #155
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Hate them monstertrux bumpers of doom! Sweet Paint skilz man.
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Old 03-16-09, 12:16 PM   #156
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Some of you guys have some serious mspaint skillz!
Reminds me of this: http://elftor.com/elftor.php?number=112
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Old 03-16-09, 12:25 PM   #157
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I ended up being late to class with a big fat swollen/bloody lip.

why wouldn't you catch yourself with your hands???
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Old 03-16-09, 01:12 PM   #158
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didn't quite work that way. i wasn't that close to the truck, just close enough to slam my face into it.

imagine trying to fall into a pushup position... not too easy.
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uhhh...are you sure about that? haha
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Old 03-16-09, 02:03 PM   #160
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didn't quite work that way. i wasn't that close to the truck, just close enough to slam my face into it.

imagine trying to fall into a pushup position... not too easy.
If you are close enough to bust your face you are close enough to catch yourself, or at least put your arm in front of your face as a buffer
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Old 03-16-09, 02:53 PM   #161
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then he would have punched himself in the face

ultimately a much more funny ms paint mishap though
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Old 03-16-09, 03:06 PM   #162
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i ride bear traps on my BMX, i always think this is going to happen. so i wear shin guards when i go jumping.
This was impromptu. I wasn't trying to go jumping, I was just being a gooch.

I paid for it.
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Old 03-16-09, 03:19 PM   #163
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If you are close enough to bust your face you are close enough to catch yourself, or at least put your arm in front of your face as a buffer
Jesus, give the guy a break! He didn't post in here about how smashing his face into the bumper was the only thing he could do, he posted a funny drawing of his most spectacular bike mishap - I don't know if you have noticed, but most of the mishaps in here involve doing something stupid or wrong.

It's kind of the point.
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Old 03-16-09, 03:31 PM   #164
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i'm laughing so hard over here
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Old 03-16-09, 03:58 PM   #165
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happened on saturday, i shouldnt have had 3 doubles at the gay bar with my friends and then try to ride home. surprised i am still alive
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Old 03-16-09, 04:01 PM   #166
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Nice, I've always loved the fact that you have to go to the gayborhood in Sac to get a decently poured drink. The exception is of course Benny's.
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Old 03-16-09, 04:09 PM   #167
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Nice, I've always loved the fact that you have to go to the gayborhood in Sac to get a decently poured drink. The exception is of course Benny's.
the mercantile. they pour like 6 shots into a double. and its only 3.50 during happy hour. those are my kind of prices!!!
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Old 03-16-09, 04:19 PM   #168
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Yup.
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i don't have time to MS paint it, but my ex was riding past a full packed bar on a saturday night and tried to pop a wheelie and his front wheel flew off and he did a front flip over the handle bars. I saw the carnage afterward, pretty heinous
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Old 03-16-09, 04:29 PM   #170
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I used to love the Merc, been a few years. With a toddler I don't quite get out like I used too.
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Old 03-16-09, 04:38 PM   #171
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I used to love the Merc, been a few years. With a toddler I don't quite get out like I used too.
the merc is my friday happy hour hot spot. with all the state budget drama that i deal with i need me a double at 5:05 on fridays.
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Old 03-16-09, 04:41 PM   #172
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This was impromptu. I wasn't trying to go jumping, I was just being a gooch.

I paid for it.
i just realized that may have come off as snarky. i wasn't trying to be mean. just saying that i as always scared to tear the hell out of my leg when i road bear traps to i wore shin guards. i just ride platforms now though i broke a pedal and tossed on some old ones i had laying around.
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Old 03-16-09, 06:52 PM   #174
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Yup.
You know what's more embarrassing than falling in lycra? Falling in lycra and ripping your shorts, right along your ass.
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Jesus, give the guy a break! He didn't post in here about how smashing his face into the bumper was the only thing he could do, he posted a funny drawing of his most spectacular bike mishap - I don't know if you have noticed, but most of the mishaps in here involve doing something stupid or wrong.

It's kind of the point.
thank you...

It's not like I didn't try to catch myself. If I had caught myself I wouldn't be posting.

just like if people had seen potholes, doors opening, not ridden drunk, or dodged a car, they wouldn't be posting either.
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