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Old 11-29-2012, 03:12 PM
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Old 11-29-2012, 03:39 PM
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Holly somersaults Kartman. How fast were you going ? It looked like your frontend dug in when you hit the dip. Its hard to tell in the video. I'm glad your ok. That 5h1t was cray.
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Old 11-29-2012, 04:38 PM
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Wow, hope your ok after that. Could have been a spine or neck cracker and i'm not kidding.
now that makes me consider a few changes before i trail ride like having a rollbar.
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Old 11-29-2012, 04:56 PM
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Wow! hope that guy is ok. There is just something about having a cage around me that makes my cahonas bigger lol.
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Old 11-29-2012, 10:17 PM
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Not me, Found it on Youtube!
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Good thing, that looked painful
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Not me, Found it on Youtube!
At least I'm not the only on that thought it was you.
Here you go.Go karts dumbest .

http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&fe...&v=5IhOLPQ0ePE
OUCH!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...i6CawpW00&NR=1
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Well at least those two "got out" before the kart hit the stop sign and that first video would suck I'm glad none of my none suspension karts have done that
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Old 11-30-2012, 06:12 PM
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that third one
u would have to think may busted bones
OUCH

suspension doesnt always make it safe
this is what i found on the side of the second vid
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Old 11-30-2012, 06:32 PM
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Yeah amped, I have seen the second one you posted. The funny part is when the kid says, "I don't need to go faster, I just need more brains."
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While a well-tuned suspension system can help keep you shiny side up in the rough stuff, it's not the be-all/end-all of surviving unscathed. Tire size and pressure, speed, weight distribution, and knowing how to take a jump all play into it. Yes, there is technique involved in launching that helps ensure non-lethal landings.

Perhaps, he did not see it coming. Well... Look before ye leap. One should always run an unfamiliar course much more slowly than normal the first time through to eliminate potential surprises. Glad the guy didn't kill hisself, though.
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Reason why you always have a roll cage and NEVER use conduit for the cage xD a buddy of mine did that.. well it ended in a twisted wreck :/
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Do you think the guy in the first truck thought "copy cat"?
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While a well-tuned suspension system can help keep you shiny side up in the rough stuff, it's not the be-all/end-all of surviving unscathed. Tire size and pressure, speed, weight distribution, and knowing how to take a jump all play into it. Yes, there is technique involved in launching that helps ensure non-lethal landings.

Perhaps, he did not see it coming. Well... Look before ye leap. One should always run an unfamiliar course much more slowly than normal the first time through to eliminate potential surprises. Glad the guy didn't kill hisself, though.
It brings to mind something my mom always told me as a kid."If your going to be stupid you better be tough".
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And you, sir, are definitely tough. I keep thinking back to your accident description, and well- OUCH!
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