CO dirt bike fall at Devil's Punchbowl...

Discussion in 'Face Plant' started by breeno, Sep 14, 2019.

  1. breeno

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    A friend of my recently had quite the adventure during a CO dirt bike outing - he fell down into the Devil's Punchbowl.

    He had NO injuries during his fall. Remarkable.
    Captured it via his GoPro. Insane footage!

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  3. GSingWI

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    Never mind him
    How's the bike?
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  4. breeno

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    They were able to recover it:

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  5. GSingWI

    GSingWI Long timer

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    :clap

    Glad to hear nobody got hurt!
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  6. Little Bike

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    Wow, he was lucky. That’s one clean bike now!
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  7. nicholastanguma

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    Is Jeebus real? This video says yes. Holy Jeebus! :pope
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  8. HuntWhenever

    HuntWhenever Motorcicle Commuter

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    I can see the Craigslist listing for that bike...
    "Garage kept, well maintained, never been down, washed often"

    Glad both rider and rig came out of that one.
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  9. hardwaregrrl

    hardwaregrrl Can't shoot straight Supporter

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    That was crazy to witness!! Glad he's alright!
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  10. MikeinSA

    MikeinSA Wash your hands

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    I just saw this on national news (abc) tonight and thought I’d look here. Damn :lol3
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  11. Outjustout

    Outjustout My Compass is Pointless Supporter

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    That was on the news here. I'm glad he's okay and props to him and the other folks for getting the bike out while not destroying the area.
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  12. aclearspot

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    I think he's going to need a new chain
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  13. MikeinSA

    MikeinSA Wash your hands

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    And underwear.
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  14. Knute Dunrvnyet

    Knute Dunrvnyet Padawan

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    Time to buy a second-hand trials bike, practice, and 'compete' in the locals... On The Gripping Hand: it certainly was an "ADV!!"
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  15. Mcreviver

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    The water looks beautiful. how cold was it?
    And, If I was that rider, I'd be contacting the Guinness Book of World Records. I just don't know what category it would be in, Skydiving/Watersports/Kayaking with a motorcycle into a waterfall 100 feet below?
    One more thing, never mind falling off the cliff, that trail looks to be just as hazardous with the menacing rocks hanging above you. The refrigerator sized rock blocking most of the trail probably didn't get there gently.
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  16. Off the grid

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    I dunno if it's because I'm old or just kinda suck and am lazy when riding offroad, but that doesn't look fun at all to me.

    I'm glad the dude (and bike) are alright, though.
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  17. telejojo

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    Did they get the bike out?
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  18. ktmgeoff

    ktmgeoff Remember it's not a race!

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    Judging by other rock strewn views down to the river he chose wisely where to go over, and landing in a pool of water was a bonus.
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  19. rider1150gsadv

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    The video doesn't begin to show how rough that trail really is. Glad the dude is fine!
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  20. EricV

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    Hell of a boring video, but thanks.

    Just joking around, of course, but yeah the video doesn't really capture what had to have been terrifying. Glad the guy was ok- hell of a story he'll have to tell.
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