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Old 04-24-2011, 02:22 PM   #94
Tuna Helper
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The last two times I "laid it down" was due to a go kart cutting across in front of me (figure 8 kart races in a friends backyard) and trying to ride beyond my skill level. But, in both cases I was on the brakes and on the bike until the end. IMHO departing yourself from the bike is a big no-no, as you give up any control you have.
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When I was growing up we didn't wear seatbelts, bicycle helmets, and didn't have nerf playgrounds. We learned that stupid hurts at a young age. How did we survive without the nanny state?
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When I was a kid you probably would have gotten beaten up for showing up with a helmet.
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