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Offline Kortbroek

Wear PROPER riding gear!!!!!
« on: July 12, 2020, 10:43:42 pm »
So long story short, I lost a fight with a sheep.

Approx 90-100kmh, sheep jumped out behind a bush from the left side of the road. Next thing I remember is talking to the doctor 3h later. Fortunately the farmer saw it happen as it was in the middle of nowhere and I was solo.

Decent concussion, bruised shoulder and left hand side ribs. I'd say I got off pretty lightly. Helmet did its job 100% and the leatt body armor and jacket as well.

Bike hopefully looking like mostly cosmetic damage aside from a blown fork seal. Time for a rebuild.

The gist of this is, it was a big impact, if I was not wearing proper kit I suspect it would have been much worse.

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Offline Ri

Re: Wear PROPER riding gear!!!!!
« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2020, 11:00:57 pm »
Hectic @Kortbroek !! So glad you live to tell the tale, and came off fairly lightly :o

Really hope you heal up well and quickly. Strongs!
 

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Re: Wear PROPER riding gear!!!!!
« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2020, 03:17:13 am »
Good for you wearing the right gear, or this may have been a completely different post.

Really glad you are ok  :thumleft:

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Re: Wear PROPER riding gear!!!!!
« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2020, 05:23:37 am »
ATGATT


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Re: Wear PROPER riding gear!!!!!
« Reply #4 on: July 13, 2020, 06:54:22 am »
@Kortbroek, glad you are ok and not too serious injuries. How is the sheep doing?

PS: I have your RAM mount, drop me a PM when you are feeling better :thumleft:
 

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Re: Wear PROPER riding gear!!!!!
« Reply #5 on: July 13, 2020, 07:00:52 am »
Bly jys ok
Don't dress for the ride,........dress for the fall!
 

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Re: Wear PROPER riding gear!!!!!
« Reply #6 on: July 13, 2020, 07:11:15 am »
Belangrikste, jy skop nog hoog. Bly daarvoor.
Geen terugvoer oor die skaap nie? :peepwall:
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Re: Wear PROPER riding gear!!!!!
« Reply #7 on: July 13, 2020, 07:30:44 am »
Die skapie s nie meer m nie, hy s nou TSssssssss...

Bly jy's oukei!
 

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Re: Wear PROPER riding gear!!!!!
« Reply #8 on: July 13, 2020, 07:33:56 am »
Eish! Jammer van die attack sheep daar inni Oos Kaap. Maar baie bly dat jy die storie kon skryf! Hou jou kop maar stil vir n wyle en sloedige herstel. :thumleft:
 

Offline Kortbroek

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« Reply #9 on: July 13, 2020, 07:34:13 am »
Thanks guys.

Unfortunately the sheep didn't make it. Was a massive impact. Fortunately it looks like I managed to turn the bike a bit at the last moment which looks like it helped lessen the impact. Unfortunately I don't remember the accident scene and no photos.

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Re: Wear PROPER riding gear!!!!!
« Reply #10 on: July 13, 2020, 08:10:06 am »
Glad your ok.  :thumleft:

So a Spirit helmet can actually take a decent hit. Nice to know.
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« Reply #11 on: July 13, 2020, 08:29:31 am »
Bly jy is reg mater, skaap, boom of cage, nie lekker om so te stop nie. Vinnige herstel.
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« Reply #12 on: July 13, 2020, 08:34:54 am »
Happy that you survived the " meeting " with the sheep 😁, happy that you didn't wear a " Kortbroek " 😁, not happy about the bike 😬 - Get well soon 👍
 

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Re: Wear PROPER riding gear!!!!!
« Reply #13 on: July 13, 2020, 08:43:13 am »
Waar in die wereld sal my XT hom ooit van n skaap laat omval??? Ek ry daai dier in n front en rear quarter in.

Bly jy is OK  ou maat!

Die boer wat dit sien gebeur het, was dit sy skaap?

Boere is baie agterlosig met hul diere. :peepwall: :pot: :pot:
 

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« Reply #14 on: July 13, 2020, 08:50:06 am »
Haha Oom Danie ek het blykbaar die skaap in 'n paar quarters ingery. Die XR maak maar 'n baie growwe slag mes... Sou die skaap nie eerder vir oom op die xt verby gevat het nie...?

Gelukkig die eienaar van die skaap wat daar was. Blykbaar het ek lank met hom gesels, nie dat ek dit kan onthou nie haha.

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« Reply #15 on: July 13, 2020, 08:57:33 am »
Haha Oom Danie ek het blykbaar die skaap in 'n paar quarters ingery. Die XR maak maar 'n baie growwe slag mes... Sou die skaap nie eerder vir oom op die xt verby gevat het nie...?

Gelukkig die eienaar van die skaap wat daar was. Blykbaar het ek lank met hom gesels, nie dat ek dit kan onthou nie haha.

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Re: Wear PROPER riding gear!!!!!
« Reply #16 on: July 13, 2020, 09:02:22 am »
nee man, kry n groot bike dan vat die skaap jou nie saam grond toe nie!


bly jy is okay, sulke goed gebeur vinnig!
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Re: Wear PROPER riding gear!!!!!
« Reply #17 on: July 13, 2020, 09:08:52 am »
Wees veilig en gaan vir 'n CT scan as jy nie klaar het nie. Ek was maar so 10 minute deurmekaar maar toe pop dit 'n week later op dat ek swelling en bloeding op die brein het.

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Re: Wear PROPER riding gear!!!!!
« Reply #18 on: July 13, 2020, 09:57:23 am »
You know you have had a proper fall when you breaking your gear..  :o

Glad you came out of that one one piece.  :thumleft:
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Re: Wear PROPER riding gear!!!!!
« Reply #19 on: July 13, 2020, 10:16:58 am »
Sterkte. Hoop jy sterk vinnig aan. !!!
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