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Old 05-12-2013, 08:28 AM   #7
andrew.b OP
Joined: Jan 2013
Location: mission, ks
Oddometer: 19
Originally Posted by Gummee! View Post
One of the first things you learn mtn biking is 'ride out the rut.' Sounds like you tried to turn out of it and it bit ya.

Glad it wasn't worse!

Thanks, I totally agree. I was even thinking a few minutes before the crash about the need to just ride through if I hit a soft spot or ruts, but somehow it didn't work out with this particular rut. I must have either turned or hit the front brake, although it happened so fast I'm not really sure. I really don't think I hit the brake but I remember right before going down that the bike was wobbling left/right and eventually the front tire slipped, so I must have jerked the bars to try and fight the pull of the rut sending everything out of control.
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