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Old 03-03-2013, 04:45 PM   #1
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Where the f*ck is the bike?

Unknown to me, someone I don't know started a thread here with my "unlisted" crash video. Since it's effectively now public, I have changed it to "public" on youtube and started my own Face Plant thread where I will also post the "rest of the story".

Back story: My buddy Kawtipper and I were halfway thru a 32 day ride on the Western TAT, both riding well set up DR650's. On day 18 we were riding up out of Eagle Canyon in central Utah when I had a very scary crash. I had my GoPro running at the time.

Here's the video. The actual crash is around the 5:00 mark. If you can you need to have the audio turned on, but be aware, it's NSFW. You can also increase the quality to watch it in HD.



More later.

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Making it easier for folks to find my posts relating "the rest of the story".
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Old 03-03-2013, 05:09 PM   #2
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Glad You're Okay

Man! Glad to see that you are okay. At least since you made a comment here. Again, Glad you're okay. Take care.
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Old 03-14-2013, 01:34 PM   #3
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Man! Glad to see that you are okay. At least since you made a comment here. Again, Glad you're okay. Take care.
Thanks for posting Joe you are surely one lucking rider who were Spared to do some more biking!
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Old 03-14-2013, 08:43 PM   #4
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Glad your ok Joe, that was a nasty get-off
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Old 03-03-2013, 05:13 PM   #5
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Question Interesting...

Hey Joe,

Um, not exactly sure WTF is going on here, but I'm just gonna say I am glad you made it, and that the vid is EPIC.

And I'll repeat the post I offered on the usurper's thread, 'cause it was written with admiration for your reaction, and perseverance.

(Still curious as to your extraction...)


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Midair: "OH F*CK!!"

On the ground: "Where the f*ck?"

Looking around: "Where the f*ck is the bike?"

Upon finding bike: "Oh, ya gotta be shittin' me!"

Looking around some more: "Where the f*ck is the road??"



PRICELESS.



Glad you made it.
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Old 03-03-2013, 05:47 PM   #6
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Well you have me hooked too for the rest of the story. At least it looks like you came thru the get off in pretty good shape, the rest can be replaced.
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Old 03-03-2013, 05:47 PM   #7
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Bumping your thread, it's your vid....getting the wife in here to watch it.
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Old 03-03-2013, 06:10 PM   #8
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Echoing Sentiments

Echoing the sentiments of rwf on the page by the other poster, watching this made me feel sick, too.

So glad you were able to walk away, if not to share this story, to simply ride another day!

Best regards.
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Old 03-03-2013, 05:48 PM   #9
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WOW...that gave me chills going over the edge like that...BRUTAL!!!!!

Glad you made it!!!!!!
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Old 03-03-2013, 06:07 PM   #10
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Interesting!

I, too, commented on the other thread. Funny business here. Quite impressed with your ability to land on rocks and scrub without breaking anything!
Carry on.
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Old 03-03-2013, 06:10 PM   #11
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Another few feet and it looks like you would have splatted on that square rock! Crazy how the bike just bounces clear over you too. Very lucky!
I like how you throw that piece of bark, like, "fuck'in stupid landscape...stupid bullshit bark layin' around, can't find my damn motorcycle..."
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Old 03-03-2013, 07:33 PM   #12
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I like how you throw that piece of bark, like, "fuck'in stupid landscape...stupid bullshit bark layin' around, can't find my damn motorcycle..."
Absolute gold.
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Old 03-03-2013, 07:51 PM   #13
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That's an amazing video. Glad you came out of it ok.

Looks like you thought she was going to stall but instead she tractored through it and took off before you could react. Scary fast and yet you were barely moving.
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Old 03-03-2013, 07:53 PM   #14
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I want the rest of story!!!
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Old 03-04-2013, 09:46 AM   #15
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I like how you throw that piece of bark, like, "fuck'in stupid landscape...stupid bullshit bark layin' around, can't find my damn motorcycle..."
Had to quote this again. First time I've actually laughed out loud at a post in weeks.

Crazy story, glad you're here to tell it.
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