Be careful on the winter toys

Discussion in 'General OFF TOPIC' started by rhino, Dec 6, 2010.

  1. rhino

    rhino Banned

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    Im sure alot of guys here are like me. when the bikes go away for the winter the quads and snowmobiles come out. While I take alot of care to be safe on two wheels, maybe not so much on four wheels or skis. Long story short, I was on the quad on my way to my deer hunting spot. Nice day fresh snow so i decided to get on the throttle. caught something strange in the field and was thrown off at a little over 40mph. ended up with a dislocated shoulder, broken collar bone, four broken ribs, and a collapsed lung. so if a reminder can save anyone a little unneeded pain then im happy. be safe friends.
     
  2. TripleJ

    TripleJ Senior Member

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    rhino,

    Sorry to hear about your mishap. Hopefully you will heal quickly. Thanks for the reminder and get well bro.......
     
  3. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member

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    Sorry to hear this and hope you mend soon and completely, Capital Jack
     
  4. geezer

    geezer Senior Member Contributor

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    Hope you heal quickly. Better stay on two wheels, it's safer.
     
  5. Iceman24

    Iceman24 Well-Known Member

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    Yep, been there too w/snowmobile & sleds. Let my little sisters drive JDX8 once & they grabbed too much throttle & slammed into shed. Needless to say - one in cast from hip to ankle & other cast on arm (ouch). Got to keep safety in mind w/all moving vehicles...I wasn't a very good coach at the time...;)
     
  6. NEWHD74FAN

    NEWHD74FAN Experienced Member Retired Moderators

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    1+ with what Geezer said...off roading is easy to get into trouble, traction and road angles can get crazy in an instant, hidden road hazards covered by snow or leaves. :small3d007:

    Riding your HD on clear clean roads is enough drama...get well soon! :57:
     
  7. lorne

    lorne Senior Member

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    i am with the 2 wheels...feels much safer only been hurt twice on a snow machine......only been on them twice!!