Skip to five minutes to go directly to the crash if you want.
KJ, watched the entire video. Why is it that you went off the trail? Meaning...what was it that you think made you go left, and down that embankment?
Are you okay ? Joking: I think a TW would have stayed on the trail, and not tried to throw you off, like the Suzy did
Yea I know I need to buy some new stuff too. I know it's worth it but it's so much money and I have so little money. So it's hard. I would like a better neck brace, Kevlar-lined jeans, possibly some street boots with better protection (I recently bought a pair of waterproof street boots that are awesome - especially for the price - but the protection they offer is not great), and some knee/shin guards that work better for street riding.Seeing this video a year ago caused me to purchase and wear more protective gear. Neve wore it before, feel naked without it now.
UNLIKE~Bad Boy!As for me, I will be riding nekked in Moab.....or...not as protected as most of you.
My Thoughts Exactly.....if one is comfortable, it reduces the risk...all a trade out....LT, no offense taken. And I am not even close to 478 billion miles. My theory is that I would rather be comfortable on my rides....wearing the appropriate clothing...but not so bound up that it actually "causes" me to not be able to move my arms and legs when I need to. All of my jackets I take the foam padding OUT of them, and I do not like to be encumbered by restrictive clothing. Yes, in the case of a fall...the padding and guards do help...when you hit the ground...BUT.....I chose to not be encumbered by certain constraints, thus allowing me to avoid falls, because of the lack of mobility.
Ultimately, I do not intend to go down. Yes, people can say "accidents happen", but...if a rider is competent and experienced, they avoid the pitfalls that lead to accidents.