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Old 04-23-2013, 03:30 PM   #4531
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Ouch.

I'm never riding without knee/shin armor ever again.

I had a downhill, off camber, right hand corner strew with rocks, and a washout/rut on the left side. Needless to say, I busted my ass. Not that hard, but my momentum carried me forward and I smacked my shin on something (I think it was the handlebar). My boots (Tech 3's) kept me from breaking my ankle, but I busted my shin pretty good.
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Old 04-23-2013, 03:56 PM   #4532
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Ouch.

I'm never riding without knee/shin armor ever again.

I had a downhill, off camber, right hand corner strew with rocks, and a washout/rut on the left side. Needless to say, I busted my ass. Not that hard, but my momentum carried me forward and I smacked my shin on something (I think it was the handlebar). My boots (Tech 3's) kept me from breaking my ankle, but I busted my shin pretty good.



I've used knee/shin guards since my encounter with a calf in NC in 1999.

Now, after 2 ACL surgeries, I use POD knee braces.
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Old 04-23-2013, 04:54 PM   #4533
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Ouch.

I'm never riding without knee/shin armor ever again.

I had a downhill, off camber, right hand corner strew with rocks, and a washout/rut on the left side. Needless to say, I busted my ass. Not that hard, but my momentum carried me forward and I smacked my shin on something (I think it was the handlebar). My boots (Tech 3's) kept me from breaking my ankle, but I busted my shin pretty good.
But how'd the camo hold up?


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Old 04-23-2013, 04:59 PM   #4534
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But how'd the camo hold up?




Maybe that's the reason he wrecked.

The bike blended in too well with the terrain and he misjudged his depth perception. either that or he took a knarly creek crossing when there was a perfectly good bridge right next to it
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Old 04-23-2013, 05:12 PM   #4535
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I went sans knee armor at BQF this year and had a limp for two weeks for my trouble..... Maybe that should have gone in Pee Leak?

The weather in the Sac Valley today is NICE! I'd say wish you FF's were here, but I wouldn't get any work done... Need to get back before my posts per day ratio drops :eek
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Old 04-23-2013, 05:27 PM   #4536
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Camo is still in great shape!

Actually, it's holding up so well I have been considering wrapping the new plastics in something (probably not camo!) to help them look better. The scratches/white lines from being bent/scuffs etc don't dhow up at all.
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Old 04-23-2013, 05:45 PM   #4537
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Maybe that's the reason he wrecked.

The bike blended in too well with the terrain and he misjudged his depth perception. either that or he took a knarly creek crossing when there was a perfectly good bridge right next to it
Oh, aren't you the funny man.
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Old 04-23-2013, 06:50 PM   #4538
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Oh, aren't you the funny man chucklehead.
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Old 04-23-2013, 08:26 PM   #4539
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Old 04-24-2013, 05:21 AM   #4540
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Maybe that's the reason he wrecked.

either that or he took a knarly creek crossing when there was a perfectly good bridge right next to it
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Old 05-11-2013, 05:15 PM   #4541
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Bump!

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Old 05-11-2013, 05:18 PM   #4542
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Troof!

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All this work, and still no sign of that FF....

Yo Eloy, did you see him at SLAP?
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Old 05-21-2013, 07:35 AM   #4544
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All this work, and still no sign of that FF....

Yo Eloy, did you see him at SLAP?



No luck. But dammit, I tried my best... even after downing some single malt, beer, & rum
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Old 05-21-2013, 09:13 AM   #4545
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This may be the FF...

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