Fail Of The Month - May

May 29, 2014 at 12:04
by EVOC Sports GmbH  
Evoc

We've all been there: It's the rock roll you've done a thousand times before, that one off-camber root section, or maybe it's your first time hitting a brand new drop - you crash. Evoc would like to reward you for your blunders by dishing out prizing for the best fail of each month. Here are our picks for May.


#1 - Adelaide, Australia


Views: 137,538    Faves: 207    Comments: 47



#2 - Chorzow, Poland


Views: 88,438    Faves: 145    Comments: 28



#3 - Isle of Wight, United Kingdom


Views: 77,007    Faves: 119    Comments: 19



#4 - Duncan, Canada


Views: 77,461    Faves: 102    Comments: 22



#5 - Sunshine Coast, Canada


Views: 82,589    Faves: 109    Comments: 38


EVOC will retire to their viewing room to pick their favourite fail for the month, the winner will be announced in the next article and take home some sweet EVOC product.


Evoc Backpacks


APRIL WINNER: bikeaddict123


Views: 175,018    Faves: 543    Comments: 51


Title Photo: Boimanisse


Got a submission? Inbox EVOC.






180 Comments

  • 418 5
 These kids don't need backpacks... they need a neck brace.
  • 56 0
 As funny and sad it is to watch… Im just glad to see Im not the only one doing epic fails.
  • 30 2
 They need f'n parachutes!
  • 7 6
 neck braces arent worn right by so many people.
  • 1 9
flag sean916 (May 29, 2014 at 21:35) (Below Threshold)
 Delete
  • 6 3
 you`re right...?
ah?
you`re right...?
yeah.
  • 58 1
 More like a To The Point: Rear Shock Rebound
  • 2 0
 Thanks for these videos.. I know what NOT to do Smile
  • 4 2
 Like Chyu said: All the guys need to slow down the rear shock rebound or speed up the front shock rebound. No neckbrace or backpack needed.
  • 3 4
 @ chyu, not necessarly, all these jumps were bad shaped... not the 2nd one but the problem there was the speed
  • 5 1
 They need to learn how to gauge their riding abilities...
  • 2 0
 Number five WHAT ARE YOU DOING!!! At least the others had a chance, by judging most of these the only way to not fail is to keep your rubber on the ground but where's the fun in that
  • 4 0
 At least the guy in number two rolled right to the medic. Couldn't plan a crash any better than that. But Im confused. Who was the medic calling instead of taking care of the rider? Another medic?
  • 5 0
 Probably going to get smoked for this but I reckon my neckbrace saved my ass (and neck) big time on Crabapple last year...

www.pinkbike.com/video/331528
  • 1 0
 to me it looks like you landed on your side?
  • 1 0
 @ iceman damnnn hard fall.. Separated shoulder?
  • 1 0
 @ iceman, I noticed you had a go pro on your helmet.. is there the video ? bad crash not cool
  • 2 0
 Not a separated shoulder but broke my collarbone and got a sweet concussion out of it! I did have my GoPro on but unfortunately the video file of the crash is scrambled so won't play.
  • 53 2
 Gotta love the guy in the background of the first video. Just Sittin there in his pink shirt sippin on his drink while everyone else runs to help...
  • 7 2
 Yeah, wtf...?
  • 39 2
 Cos he's smart , you don't need a dozen people stood around you panicing , making fuss and making you feel claustrophobic...
  • 25 1
 yeah but he could have aleast done a dance or something! haha Smile
  • 8 0
 and most instances what exactly are all these people going to be able to do other than ask are you hurt lol
  • 38 1
 He was just sat there mumbling to himself "Should've backed off your high speed compression 2 clicks bro".
  • 4 3
 Uhh, there's quite a bit you could do, even if you don't know a thing about injuries or first aid; the first thing that comes to mind is help signal other riders up the trail that there's a rider down.
  • 3 1
 that's not really quite a bit is it, its one thing lol with it being a race the marshals would have done that
  • 4 0
 Hope the guy in #1 didn't get hurt to badly. But the only thing that popped into my head was the line from Happy Gilmore "Huh, the club went further than the ball!"
That dudes bike sailed.
  • 2 1
 maby a slow down dance to warn the other riders??? Or better yet take pictures of the rider on the ground, coz thats always good for a laugh afterwards!
  • 43 7
 All crashes are about the same thing. You never know what is the right speed to hit a jump. It's either to slow, and you end like the Polish fellow or too fast and it is really hard to believe in the magnitude of force throwing the English guy on the ground. The problem is that you never know before a jump, you may have a guess, and it is even hard to regain exactly the same speed even if you are familiar with a jump. Whenever you get in the air you know exactly what the speed it should be, and how wrong you were at the guessing. This is why I find blind drops, gaps and blind air senders the most risky sections which I try to avoid, even if they might call me pussy. The may call me names, from a hospital beds, but I am still riding, and they are buying titanium upgrades for their bodies with money from sold bikes. I would like the trail builders not to build blind senders, but they like to create things that are scarry as hell. It is their value. In my opinion the best trails are flowy intermediate sequences that everybody rides with pleasure. It is obvious because these are the most crowded.
  • 9 0
 The english guy did not crash because of his speed.
  • 2 11
flag jedrzeja (May 29, 2014 at 20:14) (Below Threshold)
 The first cause of his crash is speed. Even if the managed to control his second wheel and level the bike he would land too far and crash becasue of hiting flatland. Just the way he did without the bike. The main mass of bike and rider is rider. Four five or even six times the bike (bike is only 25 to 15 %), so there we have exacly where he landed. If he still had the bike holding and leveled under him the distance would change not more and 25 - 15 %, with the difference of landing on the bike which could end like 4th video.

What is your version?
  • 14 0
 If speed was the main culprit he would have overcleared and landed to flat. He clearly got bucked, either by too much rear shock rebound or bad take off technique.
  • 1 12
flag jedrzeja (May 29, 2014 at 20:45) (Below Threshold)
 To much lean forwards in the air, but nothing would help. Even if all of this we are talking about was done right, the speed would carry him just to the place he landed, on flat landing, and he would crash anyway, so first of all too much speed.
  • 11 0
 Give up this one mate, plc07 nailed it.
  • 9 0
 The sport would never progress if every trail built was a flowy intermediate trail. There will always be guys who ride outside their skill level and there will always be highly skilled riders who just make mistakes. People are going to get hurt. Knowing the risk involved, facing it and then conquering is why mountain biking is exciting.
  • 3 0
 yup looked like too much rebound to me, that thing bucked as soon as he launched
  • 4 0
 most crashes here are about wrong position/impulse on the bike when taking off, which leads to wrong air movement. #2 was obviously too slow
  • 7 2
 "This is why I find blind drops, gaps and blind air senders the most risky sections which I try to avoid"

Jedrzeja's point is not to be dismissed out of hand. Yes, there are a plethora of variable involved in clearing a jump, however these three are the ones that take up the majority of my mind when I am on a feature filled trail (not in order of importance)

1) Speed
2) Suspension settings
3) Body poisitioning

And all too often, when coming up to a jump or new feauture we have not seen before, the variable that needs to, by definition, vary, is probably speed.

Yes, suspension settings are important, yet they will be somewhat constant whether the gap is 5ft or 50ft, as will body position be similar. Speed however is the one variable that, until I hit the feauture, I have no idea if I have right and will have to vary to a much greater extent than the other two.

It is a bit scary if you don't know what is on the other side of a feature. I went to Whistler last year and on trails that you rightly cannot walk you have to have faith in the trail builders.. I can set the suspension up and get my body position right, but I can't know what is on the other side of those little red flags until it is too late to change anything. Trusting the trail builders that the speed you are likely at at that point is about the speed you need is the only option. Sketchy builders on sketchy trails? No thanks, I'll take the chicken line then.
  • 5 0
 I hate not seeing the landing but it's very often the case, unless you hit a step up. I think it all comes down to starting small and gradually going bigger as you become more skilled and confident enough with your speed gauging. Hitting a 45' jump is easy after you're confident on 40's but if you've only done 20's, it's a big gamble. And yes, good trailbuilders make a HUGE difference but you should always inspect features you're not familiar with before hand. Looking at someone's speed or following a knowledgable rider always helps too.
  • 6 0
 Blind jumps are one of the best things in mountain biking , you need to trust in your own judgement in speed and your memory of where the landing is , such a great buzz , one of my best jumps I ever built is a 33 foot step down on which you cant see the landing ( or the ground ) untill you are half way off the lip.
  • 4 0
 How can you put suspension settings above technique? what you do with your bodyweight and legs coming up to and on the jump is EVERYTHING in jumping. Yes you need to have enough speed, but none of these had too much and to a large degree this can be corrected by proper technique (squashing/boosting). and yes having rebound damping helps, but at the end of the day, you control it all with your approach and execution of technique. Unless you are rubbish, in which case seek proper coaching/learn the hard way.
  • 3 1
 LOrd Tom. I'm not sure who you are communcating with in that comment. I have checked everyone's comments and I can't see anyone who says that suspension settings are more important then technique.
  • 3 0
 Re-read your comment, managed to miss the "(not in order of importance)" bit! Strong sign of studying too much and not getting out riding enough.
  • 3 1
 Yes we should all ride intermediate flow trails. Are you kidding me? We should ride whatever we like and in our skill level. You should stay off the jump trails because you well muck them up.
  • 1 6
flag jibber420 (May 30, 2014 at 7:09) (Below Threshold)
 You have no clue what you speak of you can't even jump
  • 4 1
 You are all right in some aspects. Please remember that we all ride bicycles, but come from different countries and cultures. I come from Poland where national healthcare is so hopeless that nobody wants to go there. Nobody. It's all finansed through the most expensive public insurance policy in the whole world comparing to sallaries we earn. The insurance is obligatory to employers, but there are milions of people who don't pay it anyway or cheat just to survive in this policy. This way extreme sports are even more extreme if you know that when you crash, an ambulance will come maybe in an hour, and you don't really want it to come, because they want help you much, but they will check your insurance and when it is not there, you will have to pay tripple the price of hospitalisation. So if you live in a country where healthcare is ok, than you may just tell me about how brave you are, and how much progress is done to the sport by all your crashes on hardest trails ever.
  • 7 1
 I have the choice of moving out of this country for good, and this is how it appears in the U.K. where a lot of polish citizens live and work without planning to return, or just ride intermediate trails like I do hoping that nothing bad will happen. All of polish trails are illegal and sketchy. If you see risking polish riders it is very likely that they are school kids, under 20 years old. School or parents pay for their insurance and they think that they are all bombproof. I am riding bicycles for 25 years, and my family says I ride better than I walk. I deal with downill freeriding for 5 years and whenever I stand before a jump I don't think about speed, suspension, or technique only, but about my life and changes in it, if I guess it wrong before some stupid jump. I love riding and this is why I keep doing this, but I have to stay on the safe side just to survive in all aspects of my life and future. I didn't want to confess all this, becasue it is shame for me, by I don't know how to explain it in other words.
  • 4 0
 You do what you feel is right jedrzeja! Ride, enjoy and stay out of hospital!
  • 1 0
 What do you think is the cause? On certain jumps I find the back end kicking up badly and I either crash or nearly crash. Similar to the guy in number 3
  • 3 0
 there is a lot of different factors to jumping , speed, body position, shape of lip, suspension settings etc but imo in that video it looked like too much rebound as his back end bucked & the bike over rotated as soon as he left the lip whereas if it was bad body position it would of been further into his flight path that the bike tipped forward.
  • 2 1
 Lol at all the analysts
  • 1 0
 kroky777-You need to make sure your spring rates are matched front to rear, along with rebound settings that aren't overly fast. The key is having a balanced suspension setup that doesn't fight you one way or the other taking off.
  • 1 0
 Ya I made a few adjustments today on my local downhill trails and the jumps in question were totally different. I was gliding happily over them. My rear shock was set too fast and had way too little air pressure. Thanks for the tip!
  • 25 0
 C'Mon they all did great. Give them all backpack.
  • 1 0
 We have all time the courage, but no way for luck.
  • 22 0
 Gotta go with "#2 - Chorzow, Poland" because it was a ballsy attempt at a big jump, resulting in a solid hit...
  • 3 0
 I think that's the jump where there was a compilation of many racers casing that thing. It's pretty hilarious except if I remember right, he broke his wrist.
  • 16 2
 This is what I don't like about polish way of building jumps. No backup plan. You either do it right or crash. The landing is also quite short for that long jump, isn't it. So you really have to be precise not to overshoot it. Whenever I see people building this way, I ask them why don't you put something flat in between to form a table. It may stay there just for the first couple attempts. It would not be so scarry. Everybody has to see how brave we are. The majority of jumps I see are built with the dirt taken out from between the two hills of take off and landing. I've seen trash thrown in between, and all the scarry things nobody would want to land on. Here we are with the most probable result. I am not even surprised why polish local authorities consider this sport as barely legal and stupid for sure. This way it is very hard to have any legal place to ride. Everything is dangerous if it is dangerously done.
  • 8 0
 im surprised somehow that his forks didn't snap in half. bike looked like it was in one piece after essentially coming to a dead stop. bravo.
  • 1 0
 My mate did the same thing at Postil in Kelowna on the road gap. Snapped his 888 in halfsies
  • 1 0
 if you want see snaped fork on these jump, watch now: vimeo.com/65149246
one more crash: www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNuKmlMa37w
and I'm sure you can find some more.
  • 3 0
 That nr 2 video is a f#cking death trap. That paramedic had some overtime that day.
  • 3 1
 At least he had the good sense to crash into the Medic.
  • 13 0
 I'd like to see the SAVE of the month... When everything looks terribly wrong and going to end up in tears but turns out okay with an incredible save dur tue skills or luck ! Much more rewarding.
  • 1 0
 That would probably catch on! It would be even better if there were people who made fail of the month, and then re-tried and got save of the month!
  • 13 0
 Congrats Kelcie, 2nd time you've been featured on the home page for a fail of the month
  • 12 1
 haha the second one is brutal
  • 2 1
 yeh mate did one of those myself pretty brutal
  • 28 0
 atleast he landed right next to the medic haha
  • 4 1
 Since when medi carry some camera ?
  • 2 5
 In fact I was pretty sure it was the same video in which one polish rider broke both stanchions of some new double crown fork. Probably the same jump. The landing is just too far, so you either know it to max the speed or die. We call it fly or die.
  • 4 0
 hope he was not trying to have kids
  • 10 0
 and this was the day the neck brace industry flowered
  • 9 0
 All cringeworthy. Adelaide for me.
  • 4 0
 #1, then #2 right after. Both equally pretty bad in their own rights. I'm sure both of them were done riding for a few days to weeks at the very least.

#2 fortunately was wearing a neck brace and had that catch-pad to cushion something to some degree, bike rebounded, and his body cleared the lip without gaining too much height, just more of a flat trajectory with some tucking and rolling.

I think #1 is the worst because the poor guy was up from a height-drop with some really decent speed, no tucking or rolling of any sort due to his awkward positioning. Bike collapsed out from underneath him and got a straight flat blow to his back-chest which carried enough force to pretty much rebound him up again atleast 2 feet high as he ragdolled down a very steep hill with tons of speed. That one needs a neck-brace for sure. I think he would of been borderline conscious, and wouldn't be surprised with a minor concussion.
  • 8 0
 You had to be there to see it bro. Was horrific. What followed after he came to rest is something no one needs to see.
  • 3 0
 What happened to poor guy ?
  • 4 0
 He knocked himself out pretty good, hospital with a broken collarbone, luckily wasnt any worse. Crash stopped qualifying for about 40 minutes while we waited for him to be cleared. He's sweet now though!
  • 4 0
 Aaron Gwin - Mountain Bike Action June 2014

“…I always tell him to start out by learning how to bunnyhop first. You want to be able to compress the suspension in the face of a jump and then lift slightly. I say this because, when learning to jump on bikes with more suspension travel, oftentimes the takeoff of the jump will be short, and if you don’t make an effort to compress and then pull up slightly of the front wheel, the bike will have a tendency to want to kick up in the rear, sending you into a nosedive.”
  • 7 0
 Haha congrats Derek! you made it!
  • 5 0
 Yeah haha I know I'm still laughing about that
  • 4 0
 Aha thanks boys
  • 6 1
 Me: "OH SWEET FAILS OF THE MONTH!!"
*watches the first clip*
Ohhhhhhhhh that was brutal. No more for me..





.... For now
  • 21 0
 Agreed.

Does anybody know if #1 is OK?

New rule. Submit a video, tell us the outcome. If the rider is seriously injured, keep the video to yourself.
  • 2 0
 I agree.
  • 3 0
 Yeah man the first one looked as if it could be life changing. I know it sounds Joey-ish but this is where I won't ride without my armour. Hope the guy is ok.
  • 4 0
 He's fine now boys! "Just" a broken collarbone! Could have gone a whole lot worse!
  • 1 0
 I 2nd that rule!
  • 6 0
 Neck brace ordered!!!!
  • 3 0
 That April fail gets me every time, sat here laughing all 10 times I watched it! The best part is there is no way i would do any better on that one. Good Stuff PB
  • 5 0
 Man that spectator in Cairns shoulda won the April vid!!!!!
  • 1 0
 I think we've all suffered that moment of dread in number 1 at some point .. the front ends dived you're all out of shape and about to head over the falls at high speed but its all going slow in your mind as you think oooooooooohhhh fuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuck!!!!
  • 1 0
 #5 was a QUINTESSENTIAL Digger NSX era video. A big problem, a rider digging deep for the camera, no pads (although he was wearing a full face helmet that I could have easily imagined a Giro Switchblade taking its place for effect), and sliding hard with a smile after a solid, ground rubbing entry back to the Earth's surface with no life altering injury. Perfect.

Thanks for the VHS throw-back boys. PERFECT!
  • 1 0
 1st video at the end two guy's (kids) sitting down one jumps up to help. But the other Fat F@#$ just sits there
and keeps drinking his Jamba juice! WTF. All these comment's and no one saw that? Stay till the end of the movie
in Mavel comic movies you just might miss the good stuff.
  • 2 0
 The post eject rear tire nut smash in #1 takes the cake...
Although that triple crown pelvic impact in #2 was breathtaking as well…..
  • 1 1
 Ah yes, the old myth of getting as far back over your bike as possible when attempting rock rolls (maybe cause it feels less scary?), when exactly the opposite is required. How are you going to control your speed with that front-brake - the only one that's effective - if you've got no weight in your front wheel?
  • 2 0
 Two English crashes,and both riders are straight back up on their feet !

The guy in crash #2 was going slower than a MacD's drive thru
  • 2 1
 Evoc I won a pack on Sequence Saturday for best comment almost a year ago and still haven't got it. Should that count at least under fails of a year? Hook a brother up please, I've been very patient.
  • 1 0
 #2 - super underestimated the speed needed to make the gap and rolling to a stop right by the medic? Dude that's how you do it....hope he didn't break his wrist because that looked like it hurt a lot.
  • 2 3
 The last one is actually very funny, but I know I shouldn't laugh. If you watch it again the fellow tries to do a trick even without minding that his bike is not under him anymore. It's a bicycle crash, rider trick and rider crash. Broken neck for sure and brain concussion as well. or maybe it is his way of building and hardening the dirt there.
  • 1 0
 concussion but no broken neck!
  • 1 1
 Nodoby knows what happened in real. Human body full of adrenaline is able to walk on two broken legs, but I agree with you it may be concussion "only", but was it worth it?
  • 1 0
 haha i do know what happened because it's me in the video. all i had was a delayed concussion, and yes it was worth it as i won the evoc backpack
  • 2 1
 So a delayed concussion for a evoc backpack? Sorry, but my head is worth much more than some backpack so keep your satisfaction about the deal.
  • 1 0
 it was worth it because i love riding and pushing myself anyway, i'm not going to stop just because i get hurt every once in a while. i've hurt myself enough times on a bike and it has always made me a better rider. and as an added bonus i got the backpack. if you're content just to keep both wheels on the ground and never risk anything... good for you.
  • 3 0
 #5 the problem was the guy didn't have the balls to bomb it.
  • 2 0
 #3 was my favorite mainly cause he didn't get hurt. The rest of them made me cringe.
  • 2 0
 #1 is clearly the worst because there is no doubt that guy did not wake up and ask if his bike was ok.
  • 3 0
 At least number 2 landed right next to the paramedic..
  • 1 0
 I wish pinkbike would cut a few seconds off some of the edits. Makes me feel kinda guilty to laugh at the crash, then see the rider injured...
  • 1 0
 1st has my vote brutal and funny...Not the guy getting hurt but the spectators. GO KELSEY!!!!!!!!! then ah oh gah from them haha.
  • 3 0
 What about that dude from cairns...surely he qualifies?
  • 1 0
 Yeah I agree!
  • 1 0
 Whaaaaaaat!!?? I thought the guy whoe rode the whoop section in cairns would win hands down and he's not even on the list???

Shame on you pinkbike
  • 3 0
 These people need to get their suspension tuned properly
  • 1 0
 gotta be #2.
there already was another victim of that jump.
he's in the background on 2 crutches.
right at the satrt of the vid!
lol
  • 1 0
 There is nothing quite like the dull sound of a sac full of meat hitting the ground at high velocity! Thuwmp!! The Polish Cup crash is epic!!
  • 1 0
 #1 He slid and hit a huge rock with his rear,the impact lifted his rear up,here it is,from a different angle:
www.pinkbike.com/video/358733
  • 1 0
 it amazes me how people act like they just stumbled after sliding down a rock face.
  • 2 0
 All bad but 1 and 2 are just unreal
  • 2 0
 Just wondering how to submit these? Ive got quite a good one.
  • 1 1
 Inbox Evoc
  • 1 0
 #5 was almost a handlebar thru your gut. in what world did any of that seem like a good idea? haha f*ck...
  • 1 0
 those were all rough. you can't nose case a gap of that size. thats just unforgivable and guarantees injury
  • 2 0
 I'd say No.2's head angle is a fair bit steeper after that...adjustment!
  • 1 0
 Where I usually get stoked to ride after watching vids on Pinkbike, tonight is currently not one of those nights. Damn! :/
  • 1 0
 #2 wins. I think he broke his dick.
Where's the fan from Cairns? Thought for sure that should win.
  • 1 1
 Common, I had such a big off this month and still not a place in this page? I got to bail even harder Razz
www.pinkbike.com/video/362516
  • 1 0
 Fail is a shitehouse word to use. Going hard and stacking is a win in my world.
  • 1 0
 Why on earth did #1's bike dive so hard (or the rear end spring up)? can't quite figure it out.
  • 1 0
 I still cant figure out what the dude in the video that won for April was trying to do..
  • 1 0
 Jeez some big 'offs', can easily happen if you find youself on the wrong line or not enough speed... :/
  • 2 0
 #4: Feeling good about my recent neck brace purchase
  • 1 0
 Well, this month they went hardcore. 1, 2, 3 and 4 look insane with 1 and 2 far ahead on the gore level list.
  • 1 0
 Im going with number 1. Tune of the week seems to be, too fast a rebound on the shock isn't your friend.
  • 1 0
 Amazing pick of fails this month! Last month was well deserved!

www.facebook.com/groups/crank.revolution
  • 1 0
 Look, Can someone explain to me how some of these crashes happen? I mean how they over rotate?
  • 1 0
 After seeing all these, what can I say? I have my falls too but #5 was definitely asking for that to happen.
  • 2 0
 so many of these are poorly setup suspension
  • 1 0
 It's the same response as when you go out drinking. Sober friend "you ok?" Crash victim/ drunk guy " yeah"
  • 1 0
 The rider in #2 slams so hard, then basically stops right in front of the Medics. Perfect
  • 1 0
 Actually a really tough choice this month! 1,2 or 3
  • 1 0
 The Sunshine Coast one, Gully's old slope bike?
  • 1 0
 Nope. Just painted like it. Its a Specialized Pitch.
  • 1 0
 So great. Lots of close calls. Lots of lucky balls
  • 1 0
 They were by far the best and the worst crashes i have ever see
  • 2 0
 1 or 2
  • 1 0
 #4 was so close to being so much worse than it was!
  • 1 0
 Between 1 or 2. Would you rather have a broken back or busted balls?
  • 1 0
 These are great to watch as I heal from my fractured radius ((
  • 1 1
 ..Just in CASE you missed it, #2 folded faster than Superman on laundry day.
  • 1 0
 #3. I can't tell who stacked it harder, the guy or his bike...!
  • 1 0
 lol the winner is class, "ya'right?....... Yup."
  • 1 0
 #1 and #2 are the worst!!!!
  • 1 0
 Number 1 is pretty brutal
  • 1 0
 www.pinkbike.com/video/358733 this is the same crash as number 1 but from the top of the jump view
  • 2 0
 Brutal crash but at least from this view it is apparent what kicked his back wheel up to cause the nose dive. Too much speed and missing jump-well at least the back wheel did. It would not matter what your rebound was dialed in at I'm guessing in this situation. Thanks for the added view lachlan! Still this month has almost been too much. Liked above comment attributed to Gwin re compressing into face of a jump. There is no doubt as a relative newby I learn truckloads from this section!I feel sad I am learning from others mistakes though but at least we all profit. And just so long as they all get to ride again.Cheers and thanks
  • 2 1
 #2 was a bloody awesome crash!! It scared me :/
  • 1 0
 these were pretty brutal. oh well, summer stupidity xD
  • 1 0
 OTB Ba$tard live and uncut
  • 1 0
 you can tell it's gonna be a fails from the start on number 5!!!
  • 1 0
 hard to watch some but glad they are ok. Thank god for working helmets!
  • 1 0
 Definitely number 2 for me; though I'd like to see number 4 at full speed.
  • 1 0
 Watching Crash Videos has me nervous before I even see the crash....
  • 1 0
 i resemble just about all of those and have done them all with grace!
  • 1 0
 this is my favourite monthly article.
  • 1 0
 #1 just may not get up again... that was a terrible crash.
  • 1 0
 I guess I shouldn't try to sell my neck brace then :\
  • 1 0
 How are these guys able to get up and pretend nothing happened?
  • 1 0
 Double windmill to face plant.. Impressive lol
  • 1 0
 #3 bounced pretty good.
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 but is the bike ok?
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 2 looks so damn bad!
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 Its ok he got immediate...er...instant medical attention.
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 WTF!!!!!!!!!!
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 EEEEWWW
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