May 25, 2017

Note to Self (and others) USE GUARDS/PADS!

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After years of exclusively riding moto-trials, I recently went to the barn and dusted off my old trials bicycles and started practicing daily.

 

I started with the simple stuff; trackstands, front and rear wheel hops, nose wheelie turns, etc.

 

i did finally put the helmet on as i added a big rock to my practice routine. HOWEVER - I FORGOT TO PUT THE SHINGUARDS ON- and was reminded with a painful "lesson" last night. OUCH.

 

SO, that is the NOTE TO SELF :

 

WEAR THOSE SHINGUARDS

 

WEAR THOSE SHINGUARDS.

 

 

May 25, 2017

I just started trials this year and want to know how a picture of shin got on here!!! I learned the hard way but now I wear pads

May 25, 2017

Definitely had shin pads for my first year of riding, when you are a beginner it is a big deal!! Especially if you have substandard pedals and bad shoes. Haven't ridden with shin pads in years as I only hit them once every couple of years now a days... but I think I may have to go back for longevity of my shins when I start getting really old!

 

Chicks dig scars??

May 26, 2017

I have Many Scars an Dents in my shins too.. an now older an having tattoos on them I wear shin pads all the time.. for trials-bmx-DH-Dirt jumping they are a MUST

May 29, 2017

definitely! I named my username after this!

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