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					Avoid Mountain Bike Crash

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Summary:
There is no shortage of videos of mountain bike crashes from around the
world, with many riders with appropriate safety equipment escaping
serious injury, while others were not that fortunate. However, some of
the most spectacular mountain bike crashes have been staged for
television shows and movies, using stunt riders.

In real life mountain bike crashes can be exceptionally dangerous,
causing serious injury to the riders as well as any spectators who happen
to be in the ...


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There is no shortage of videos of mountain bike crashes from around the
world, with many riders with appropriate safety equipment escaping
serious injury, while others were not that fortunate. However, some of
the most spectacular mountain bike crashes have been staged for
television shows and movies, using stunt riders.

In real life mountain bike crashes can be exceptionally dangerous,
causing serious injury to the riders as well as any spectators who happen
to be in the way. Riders have been impaled on handlebars and pedals as
well as having severe leg injuries from riders behind them not being able
to stop before running over them. While all the different disciplines of
mountain biking has their dangers, downhill, trials and dirt jump invite
the most potential for mountain bike crashes.

With the number of riders on trails today along with the proliferation of
extreme sport riding, it is no longer a matter of if a rider will be
involved in mountain bike crashes, rather it is a matter of when.
Regardless of the experience or expertise of the rider, a crash can be
caused by another careless or inexperienced rider. Due to the potential
consequences of inevitable mountain bike crashes, riders are advised to
take advantage of the many safety accessories available.

One of the first body parts to hit ground in mountain bike crashes are
the hands, with fingers and wrists often suffering the most from even the
slightest accidents. Mountain bikes gloves, available in full-finger or
half-finger designs can ease the pain on the hands from a death-grip on
the handlebars. However, full-finger gloves can help keep the skin where
it belongs in event of an accident.
The primary piece of safety equipment is a helmet and in many mountain
bike crashes where riders were using this protection, other bones may
have been broken but their heads stayed in one piece. A good quality
helmet can do more in preventing serious, often life-threatening injuries
than any other piece of safety equipment. Serious head injuries can be
prevented with a helmet and today’s styles and designs make them more
comfortable to wear.

Anti-skid clothing can also help a fallen rider maintain their skin, or
at least reduce the burn marks often associated with mountain bike
crashes. Comfortably padded shorts and shirts absorb a lot of the skid
burns from falling at higher speeds. Eye protection is also important as
debris as well as the wind can cause the eyes to tear, blurring the
vision that can lead to mountain bike crashes when the rider fails to
negotiate a curve or other obstruction.

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