Here is Mine... Face Plant

Discussion in 'The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths' started by wtiger, Apr 24, 2014.

  1. wtiger

    wtiger Submariner

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  2. NJ-Brett

    NJ-Brett Brett

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    It looks like you just decided to fall down for no reason....
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  3. wtiger

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    I got tired...
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  4. jschance

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    I personally like the weeds sticking out from the helmet into the video frame.

    Glad you were able to get back up so quickly. There appeared to be a lot of trees waiting to break your fall.
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  5. bscman

    bscman Been here awhile

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    I kept watching it to catch a glimpse of the bike vs. where you laid. Couldn't tell...but it looked like about 12 paces to get back to the bike?

    Nice bounce!
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  6. sandsman

    sandsman I ride more than some and less than others.

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    The weeds sticking out from your helmet is a nice touch, hehehe. :evil
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  7. Danger4u2

    Danger4u2 KX500 is Danger4u2

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    Got a good look at the front fender as you went over.:clap
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  8. Danjal

    Danjal Insert wit here.

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    Looks like the front got hungup, turned and you went over the front side.
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  9. wtiger

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    it is hard to see, but the road was rutted pretty good... and my attention was on filming my friend in front of me. front catching, came off the throttle some which put my weight forward... thats all she wrote. the 500 could sense that my attention was not all on her, and she was having non of it.
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  10. zerohype

    zerohype Been here awhile

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    I was going to post my own face plant story, but saw this. Add a bunch of new gravel to a fire road off US 129, too steep hills and wah lah: same wreck at same speed. When I came over second hill:
    1) My front wheel caught a rut that made me go left OR
    2) In my little wheelie clearing the hill, I landed the front tire pointing a little to the left. I just know my thought process was "I'll just shift back to the right WHOA I'm Flying"!!!
    My mirror caught my left elbow, hyperextended the crap out of my right thumb from the handgrip, scraped my right knee pretty good off the right mirror. Oh, and I was on a Husky SM610S, with sumowheels and Pilot 3's. Wrong wheels / tires for the terrain I was in. Oh well, me and my friend Paul got a good laugh out of it. :lol3
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  11. Questor

    Questor More Undestructable

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    I thought those were antenna. :D
    Q~
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  12. OneZero

    OneZero TGT of Opportunity

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    show off! :D
    That's why I love riding off road...it's much more forgiving than the pavement!
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  13. hfox4

    hfox4 n00b

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    Damn, nice one!
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  14. Max L

    Max L Duct Tape

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    glad you are all right, nice one. looks like you tried to ride the crest not the rut and the tire off the crown then ... Been there, now i go in the ruts
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  15. Burners

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    I thought they were aiming sticks...

    ...they appear to be defective.
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  16. RonaldW716

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    Been there; done that.
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  17. SGBoy

    SGBoy New Guy

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    Wow! You went for distance.
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  18. damnbluedog

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    I've watched this video and shared it so many times, and it's still awesome! Glad you and Barbie were OK, otherwise it wouldn't be so enjoyable.
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