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Old 07-22-2009, 01:44 PM
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Old 07-22-2009, 01:58 PM
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I've fallen at close to 30mph.

Not much fun picking and scrubbing gravel and asphalt out of your skin with tweezers and a tooth brush.
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Old 07-22-2009, 02:35 PM
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yeah i fell up around 25 or 28ish once, not too enjoyable.
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Old 07-22-2009, 02:45 PM
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I'd take that crash over my hand in boiling grease.
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Old 07-22-2009, 03:59 PM
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i've crashed motorcycles at speeds over 70mph and was in an accident involving a drunk,a pot of boiling grease and a staircase [ i was sober ]. when the burns healed on my hand/arm i asked the doc why my wrist was still hurting, x ray revealed a broken wrist.
i'll take the bike wreck any day.
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Old 07-23-2009, 05:05 AM
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Given a choice, I'd pick neither!

Well I've slammed a motorcycle into the rear bumper of a park car at 58 mph, I walked away with no broken bones, but plenty soar! I've put down a bike in a sweeping corner around the 75 mph mark, no road rash or broken bones, just shook up. And I've laid down a bike at 104 mph and plowed into the back end of a transport truck, no broken bones, road rash was the size of a nickel on my right elbow, but plenty of bruising where the bike bounce off of my legs several times.

I haven't hand my hand in boiling grease, but I did have my left hand covered in a flammable substance and on fire once. The majority of the burn was 3rd degree burns over the complete hand. The blisters were about 1 ½" high.

From my exposure, I would have taken one of my bike crashes over my burnt hand any day of the week. But I still reside in I wish for neither!
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I've laid my road bike down 3 times. 40+, 22 & 15. The slower the crash, the worse (for me). The 15 mph crash earned me a smashed face & a nasty concussion that caused over 2 months of memory loss. It also caused lifetime concentration, spelling & memory issues. I changed after the wreck, so in that case I will take the grease.
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Dumped my bike at about 20mph on old ashphalt. Serious case of road rash on my face. Riding home with the wind blowing on it was not pleasant. For several YEARS I would get 'zits' that were actually peices of gravel working there way to the surface.
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It must just be me, I would think after the first high speed cycle crash that people would retire from that mode of transport.
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I had a couple minor spills but gave it up as primary transportaton due to the cold. I now have arthritus which some doctors feel is a possible result of excessive chill t an early age.

Also, my nipples got frost-bit once and now there is no feeling in them. Or is that too much information?
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Hell, they only have two wheels. They are going to fall over.
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Originally Posted by SeaJay View Post
It must just be me, I would think after the first high speed cycle crash that people would retire from that mode of transport.
Maybe so, but I was hell bent on defying my mon which said I can't have a motorcycle.
It wasn't the both front and back wheel CRAZY speed wobble at a 135 mph that introduce me to the back of the transport truck that turned me off of bikes. Nor was it the 70 mph run that had me looking at the speedo as I was flying over the handle bars to cream the back end of that parked car. It was the 110 mph F__k-up that had me dropping the bike at about 75 mph and my face coming to a stop just 6" from a four foot wide Oak tree. It was that staring at the bark of that Oak tree which was almost close enough to lick that changed my mind about owning a bike.

Now-a-days I say, "motorcycles are not conducive to my good health"!
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I had a couple minor spills but gave it up as primary transportaton due to the cold. I now have arthritus which some doctors feel is a possible result of excessive chill t an early age.

Also, my nipples got frost-bit once and now there is no feeling in them. Or is that too much information?
As long as you don't show them......
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