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post #1 of 26 (permalink) Old 09-17-2019, 02:25 PM Thread Starter
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This clip is very brief but scary as hell. Flat lander trying to ride a very technical rocky trail in Colorado mountains with predictable results. The crash was predictable, him walking away with out a scratch wasn't.

https://www.foxnews.com/us/texas-col...dangerous-fall

PS: No offense to Texans - just saying that the chance of him having had an opportunity to practice on terrain anything like this in Texas never happened.
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Saw that video earlier too lol. That trail is a disaster waiting to happen and he was lucky not to get hurt or killed. Landing in the water helped a lot too
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Damn!!! Glad he survived. I'll stick to paved roads!!!
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This clip is very brief but scary as hell. Flat lander trying to ride a very technical rocky trail in Colorado mountains with predictable results. The crash was predictable, him walking away with out a scratch wasn't.

https://www.foxnews.com/us/texas-col...dangerous-fall

PS: No offense to Texans - just saying that the chance of him having had an opportunity to practice on terrain anything like this in Texas never happened.
I saw this video clip also. Reminded me of when my sons were young and we would dirt bike around Colorado and Moab. We had some scary times and crashes over the year's, but *not that* !

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No word on the Bike? KTM gets no love
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SE, you know that KTM is fine. Replace the fluids excluding the water in the head and roll on.. I have done it several times not to this extreme but have found some creeks that were helluva lot deeper than I anticipated.. Former X-crosser/trail rider.

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I use to ride the goat trails on my CRF-450 all the time up in the high country in Gorman CA. and there were times when these trails were just plain crazy.
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I use to ride the goat trails on my CRF-450 all the time up in the high country in Gorman CA. and there were times when these trails were just plain crazy.
Just surviving was a blessing from god at times.
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You keep mentioning "goat trails" and you'll have "eddienelson" all over your ass ..... literally!
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PS: No offense to Texans - just saying that the chance of him having had an opportunity to practice on terrain anything like this in Texas never happened.
apparently you've never riden southwest texas big bend area.
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