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Old 05-06-05, 09:33 PM
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Helmets? Eh?

So how many of you use helmets and how often (only when the cops roll up, only when riding vert, that kind of crap) cause i saw some dude just get rushed off to Hospital the other day on tv after he fractured his skull grinding a 2 foot rail pretty rough eh? I guess when i get my bike i'll be wearing mine a lot more.
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Old 05-07-05, 04:38 AM
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I dont have a helmet...............................dont have a bike either
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Old 05-07-05, 12:36 PM
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And that's why your username is "The Bike Guy".
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Old 05-07-05, 01:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Tommygun72
So how many of you use helmets and how often (only when the cops roll up, only when riding vert, that kind of crap) cause i saw some dude just get rushed off to Hospital the other day on tv after he fractured his skull grinding a 2 foot rail pretty rough eh? I guess when i get my bike i'll be wearing mine a lot more.

You should talk to kinetic or that ***** mude
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Old 05-07-05, 01:26 PM
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I have a helmet and wear it every time I ride. I have seen to many people with cuncusions.
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Old 05-07-05, 03:18 PM
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I dont wear one. I never ride vert and cops dont give people problems for not wearing helmets here, just for riding on things...
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I don't wear mine enough. There's not really any argument for NOT wearing helmets, and I know that... but I'm just dumb that way.
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Old 05-07-05, 04:12 PM
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Originally Posted by queensrider86
You should talk to kinetic or that ***** mude
lol why?
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Old 05-07-05, 06:49 PM
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both of you wear helmets
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Old 05-07-05, 06:56 PM
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Originally Posted by queensrider86
both of you wear helmets

ya thats right...i do wear my helmet...and sure you could say its uncool but my friend Matt just broke his neck becuase he wasnt wearing his helment (yes it would have helped)...so ya you could say..."hahaha that kid is sooo gay hes wearing a helmet when he rides so that when he falls he doesnt die....hahaha how dumb is that...but im soo cool cause i dont wear a helmet and so when i fall i get messed up" but thats not how i think...so yes i wear my helmet cool or not....oh yeah...its comfy too...
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You don't break your neck from not wearing a helmet, and I find it incredibly hard to beilieve that your friend broke his neck when your "big" jump is a 1'-tall "gap" over a curb.
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Old 05-07-05, 07:14 PM
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You don't break your neck from not wearing a helmet, and I find it incredibly hard to beilieve that your friend broke his neck when your "big" jump is a 1'-tall "gap" over a curb.
ya, hes better than us and it was a big jump.....dirt jumps....the gap was like 10 feet and the jump is like 5 and a half feet tall....so ya and the helmet would have taken some impact...(that what the docter told him) and i do more than just jump curbs............i ride dirt........like small dirt jumps
4 feet tall, 4 foot gaps....good times.
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Ten feet is big? I broke my left arm on a four-foot tall twenty-footer last night, and I don't even think that was all that big.
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Originally Posted by queensrider86
both of you wear helmets
...i do? didnt know that, not that theres n e thing rong with them...to each be his own
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yeah well i had a stack back 3 months ago almost took out a small tree (mtb) and now i dont go out without mine
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Old 05-07-05, 07:48 PM
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Originally Posted by Beerman
Ten feet is big? I broke my left arm on a four-foot tall twenty-footer last night, and I don't even think that was all that big.
i just said that they were big for us...as far as whats withing riding distance...and just becuase we cant do 20 foot gaps off 4 foot jumps doesnt mean we cant get hurt. oh, and, was the jump in like a rythm section or just alone or in like a 6 pack or somthing...thats a big gap for such a small jump....
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Old 05-07-05, 07:53 PM
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If you have no brain, you don't need no helmet . . .
However . . .
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Old 05-07-05, 08:26 PM
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Originally Posted by zonatandem
If you have no brain, you don't need no helmet . . .
However . . .
huh**********
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It's stupid not to wear a helmet. They are so light nowadays that you can sometimes forget you have one on. And if somebody thinks they look geeky, well, nobody cares what you look like. And the majority of deaths on a bicycle occur because the victim was not wearing a helmet. Would you drive your car now without using a seat belt? Same principal. So wear the helmet and be thankful for the increased safety. It's dangerous enough out there already.
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We always wear ours, but I really don't care if some of you don't wear yours.
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Originally Posted by Beerman
And that's why your username is "The Bike Guy".
perhaps I shoulda mentioned how I mashed my bike and helmet a few months ago, and im gettin a new bike+helmet soon
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Originally Posted by The_Bike_Guy
perhaps I shoulda mentioned how I mashed my bike and helmet a few months ago, and im gettin a new bike+helmet soon
Care to share your opinions on helmet effectiveness?
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Originally Posted by KinetikBiker04
i just said that they were big for us...as far as whats withing riding distance...and just becuase we cant do 20 foot gaps off 4 foot jumps doesnt mean we cant get hurt. oh, and, was the jump in like a rythm section or just alone or in like a 6 pack or somthing...thats a big gap for such a small jump....
I rarely dirt jump, but the only thing i would do over a 20 foot gap would be a xup or maybe a barspin.
10 foot gaps are nothing, i have 360d,whipped and truckdrivered over them
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whats a truckdriver?
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Originally Posted by KinetikBiker04
i just said that they were big for us...as far as whats withing riding distance...and just becuase we cant do 20 foot gaps off 4 foot jumps doesnt mean we cant get hurt. oh, and, was the jump in like a rythm section or just alone or in like a 6 pack or somthing...thats a big gap for such a small jump....
You said that they were big in general (see following quote). And the jump I got broke off on was in the opening straight of the local track; I would've had it clean if it hadn't been so damn windy.


Originally Posted by KinetikBiker04
ya, hes better than us and it was a big jump.....dirt jumps....the gap was like 10 feet and the jump is like 5 and a half feet tall

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what's a truckdriver?
360 barspin. Where have you been for the past decade?
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