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    Senior Member vw addict's Avatar
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    Crashed the fixie

    Was cutting back across town on the MUP, and up ahead, snow and ice on the path. Rather than taking it easy I decided to power through it. No good, caught a rut with the front tire, was tossed over the handlebars and down an embankment. Luckily I landed on and slid down snow. Old crusty snow though, I did walk(ride) away with only a bunch of cuts on my elbows from the snow. Great fun, at least nobody was around to witness the stupidity.

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    Well done.. document it for posterity in: 'MS Paint your mishaps'

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    Senior Member vw addict's Avatar
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    Probably would have been OK if I had brakes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vw addict View Post
    Was cutting back across town on the MUP, and up ahead, snow and ice on the path. Rather than taking it easy I decided to power through it. No good, caught a rut with the front tire, was tossed over the handlebars and down an embankment. Luckily I landed on and slid down snow. Old crusty snow though, I did walk(ride) away with only a bunch of cuts on my elbows from the snow. Great fun, at least nobody was around to witness the stupidity.
    If the cagers want us to use the MUPs then why the &^$! don't they keep them clear?

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    don't misunderestimate me BoSoxYacht's Avatar
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    I crashed my SS cyclocross bike a couple of weeks ago.





    I'm much better now

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    Senior Member vw addict's Avatar
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    Yikes Bo, makes me feel better that I got up and rode home. Glad you are doing ok.

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    don't misunderestimate me BoSoxYacht's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by vw addict View Post
    Yikes Bo, makes me feel better that I got up and rode home. Glad you are doing ok.
    I rode home too, but I was 3 miles into the desert, alone at night. What else could I do?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Johnny Nemo View Post
    Well done.. document it for posterity in: 'MS Paint your mishaps'
    Best advice post-crash
    "I think it’s dumb when you take the inherently fun like riding bikes and singing songs and say they’re not for everyone as if for your whole life you were cool as $h!t."

    -Bomb the Music Industry!

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    what do you crash into, a train?

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    i had a bagel.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vw addict View Post
    Was cutting back across town on the MUP, and up ahead, snow and ice on the path. Rather than taking it easy I decided to power through it. No good, caught a rut with the front tire, was tossed over the handlebars and down an embankment. Luckily I landed on and slid down snow. Old crusty snow though, I did walk(ride) away with only a bunch of cuts on my elbows from the snow. Great fun, at least nobody was around to witness the stupidity.
    Big Brother saw you! Glad your OK.
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    We all felt the disruption in the fixie force, Luke.

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