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post #1 of 39 Old 09-17-2019, 04:13 PM Thread Starter
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We have all seen the videos of people riding extremely narrow rock filled trails around the middle of a mountain with 100's of feet down but watch what happens when it goes wrong.


Motorcyclist falls off Colorado cliff, splashes into water, survives https://a.msn.com/r/2/AAHoxqb?m=en-u...rID=InAppShare
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Just saw this on my news feed as well. I do not advise falling off a cliff on a motorcycle in order to experience the grace of God.

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Just saw this on my news feed as well. I do not advise falling off a cliff on a motorcycle in order to experience the grace of God.
Nah, that's what horses are for.

I can't be the only one who's thought, what with the way time slows down so dramatically in stressful situations, there'd be an awful lot of time to think during that long free fall that, typically, ends with a thud.
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Yeah, I would be thinking "how am I going to lie my way out of this, because she is going to be really mad...."
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mad that you finally didn't stay down...

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I find hard to believe he had no injuries! Anyone who rides that path just about deserves it. That is just stupid.
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I went over a cliff in Arizona with my 1600 and didn't get a scratch. Toe-truck driver said he has pulled dead people out of that spot. All the gear all the time.
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Just saw this on my news feed as well. I do not advise falling off a cliff on a motorcycle in order to experience the grace of God.
Several years ago my parents wanted to go to Jerusalem to walk in the footsteps of Christ himself but I kept warning them, at that time they may get a chance to meet him while they were there!
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I can't be the only one who's thought, what with the way time slows down so dramatically in stressful situations, there'd be an awful lot of time to think during that long free fall that, typically, ends with a thud.
How about if it landed with a splash?
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I'm not much of a dirt rider but I think he should've stayed to the right a bit more.

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