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2012 - Year Of Fails

2012 was a good year for riding for me, I managed to get out a lot and progress my riding a fair bit, and with progression comes a few crashes. Here are all the ones I managed to capture on Go Pro this year. Thankfully, they're not all of me ;)


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 Well done Sam. I really did laugh out loud. You crash even more often than I do. Love the choice of backing track....Take me to the hospital. I know that one, word perfect. I've messed up both shoulders due to a lack of talent... and commitment. Had one fixed and going back in soon, I hope, to get the other cut and shut. Happy landings!!
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 haha cheers, i do love a good tumble, I'll make sure to get some more on camera this year Wink
Hope you get yourself sorted soon! I know how much it sucks having to stay off the bike!
Also, nice to see someone else as nocturnal as myself, haha.
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 I didn't say I stopped riding.
It took 2 yrs to find the 5th surgeon, and the first to say 'I'll do it'
I kept riding until 2 wks before the op, in September.
I ain't fast or any good at DH, but I always get up and get back on the bike, if only to drive to the hospital.
At my age, I don't have 2 yrs to sit doing nothing.
Nowadays, though, I always wear armour.
Let's face it, he's not going to do the same shoulder for me twice.
A&E is a no-go area for me from now on.....they'd only laugh!!!
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 this has made my morning... I had a good one from stiniog to give you... but for some reason it decided to change to photo burst :/
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 Loled at 2.27 when the first thing you did after crashing was checking your tire pressure! Big Grin
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 haha, that was the reason i crashed, thought the front end felt unusually loose coming round that berm, turned out i had a flat.
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 good escape at bottom of foel!!
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 haha, yep!
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 hagg farm fail made the cut! winner!
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 haha of course, that was a mega fail
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 Kev's tree hug should have been included in this.
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 that wasn't on my go pro

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