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DG bites the big one

Old 06-26-02, 09:46 PM
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DG bites the big one

I've ridden this trail many, many times, but somehow this creek bank became severly eroded in the last two weeks. I was already committed and didn't have any choice in the matter. So I get way back behind the saddle, ( which I found only makes the aerial distance greater), and over I go.
With a half-pipe-triple-gainer-endo into a human yard-dart.
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Old 06-26-02, 09:55 PM
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Ouch! I'll give you a 10 for the picture... not sure about the crash. Did the bike (and yourself) come out of the crash OK?

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Old 06-26-02, 10:10 PM
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I'd say your big problem seems to be that you came out of it with three legs (no points for "that's what she said" jokes.)

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Old 06-26-02, 10:14 PM
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WHOA!! Something about the picture gives a vivid mental image. I have the utmost respect for your ability to come forward with your info.
On a point scale you get a 10 if it were not for the difficulty of the aerial acrobatics you overall score would have suffered.
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Old 06-26-02, 10:44 PM
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I'll have to give it a 9.5 It took me a second to realize that he didn't have three legs after he came out of that one!!!
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Old 06-26-02, 10:49 PM
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By the looks of that drawing, I would say that DG broke his fingers and now draws with a pencil clenched in his mouth.
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Old 06-27-02, 02:28 AM
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Hope your bike doesn't creak too much now ...
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Old 06-27-02, 02:38 AM
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DG,

Did you crash through the Mississipi? (Now I know that's gotta be spelt wrong!)

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Old 06-27-02, 05:05 AM
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I want to crash like that so I can grow a third leg too.

That sounds like it really sucked. Hope things work out.
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Old 06-27-02, 05:43 AM
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Yeeeow! That's gotta hurt!

I hope you're okay -- not too much bleeding and bruising. Will this require time off the bike? Did your wife look at you with that "I told you so" expression?"

Most importantly [and I'll ask the question all cyclists ask of a crash survivor]: how's your bike?
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That's gonna leave a mark!
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Old 06-27-02, 06:20 AM
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9.3

It would have been a 9.8, but we had to take a mandatory .5 deduction for the dismount.
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Old 06-27-02, 07:34 AM
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Uhm I have to give it a 9.6
its got a catchy tune you can dance to.

whoa, that had to hurt.

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Old 06-27-02, 07:53 AM
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I don't think that's DG in the picture. The body is all brown and there's no shorts or jersey.
Monkeys are brown and have a long tail (3rd leg in picture).
Maybe DG has a trained monkey.

10 points for the trained monkey!

How did you teach a monkey to ride?


Seriously, hope you and the bike are ok. Got any photos of yourself and/or the bike? I'm sure the rocks HURT quite a bit. Makes me hurt all over just thinking about it.
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Old 06-27-02, 08:59 AM
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Dang! Oooooh, MAMA!

Good thing those ROCKS were there to break your fall!



(Hope you're ok--if you fell on your head, I guess you'll be alright!)


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Geez, the concern you all express is just TOUCHING....

really DG, as long as you didn't break any limbs and can continue to enjoy your summer that's all that matters. However, I would suggest you try getting a job as an animator for SOUTH PARK should your current day job not work out.
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Originally posted by wabbit
Geez, the concern you all express is just TOUCHING....

RESUBMITTED BY THREADEND:Dirtgrinder are you okay. That's gonna leave a mark!
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Glad you're ok DG!!!
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Old 06-27-02, 10:43 AM
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Nice crash

1. hope the bike is okay?

2. hope you`re alright?
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Old 06-27-02, 12:04 PM
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Except for my right foot, ankle, calf, knee, hip, tricep, shoulder and a slight headache for two days, I'm fine!
I don't think anything is broken, but man am I sore. Nothing like being body-slammed to a bunch of rocks.
The bike seems to be OK too. Luckily I was there to break it's fall.
The pic has what looks like a third leg because for some reason unbeknownst to me, I drew pants on the guy. Probably a result of dain bramage from my head bouncing on the rocks.
Thank God again for helmets. The only thing I really remember is my head bouncing once.
Thanks for all the concern and comments, I think I'll live. Gonna try to ride my cross bike today and see how it goes. Not up to MTB'ing yet though.
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Thats why us in Ioway don't wanna be in Misery!!!!
Glad ya survived tho, whatcha gonna do for an encore?
Sorry bout this but I feel like a wise donkey tonight.
Hope your ridding again in a week.
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