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    Hope brake levers - sharp!!

    How's this for a crash?? don't click if you're in the least bit squeamish!!

    http://www.spokemagazine.com/2010/04/hand-brake/



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    Re: Hope brake levers - sharp!!

    omfg !

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    Re: Hope brake levers - sharp!!

    ouch ouch ouch.

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    Re: Hope brake levers - sharp!!

    Always handy to keep your brakes as close at hand as possible.

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    Re: Hope brake levers - sharp!!

    Ouch I use those brakes!

    God knows how thats ended up inside his hand/arm like that!!!

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    Re: Hope brake levers - sharp!!

    Knew there was a reason for choosing Avids over Hope!!!

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    Re: Hope brake levers - sharp!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Recoil View Post
    Ouch I use those brakes!

    God knows how thats ended up inside his hand/arm like that!!!
    sounds like he face-planted trying to land a jump, and slid along the floor into his bars... however it hapened, tis about the grimmest thing I've seen in a while...

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    Re: Hope brake levers - sharp!!

    *makes mental note to always have blunt end to brake handles*

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    Re: Hope brake levers - sharp!!

    Eek, that's some nasty stuff. :S Poor bloke!

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    Re: Hope brake levers - sharp!!

    i think i may reconsider downhill bikeing
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    now that i think about the word "throttled" in a certain light... its not so far different to strangled really

    our boiler broke so we has no heating or hot water, this is the bloody result ^^

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    Re: Hope brake levers - sharp!!

    I saw that and imediately thought how handy it was that they where split clamp design.... It's such a pain getting grips off handlebars in a hurry (maybe I'll add a can of hair spray to my kit list )

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    Re: Hope brake levers - sharp!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Konan555 View Post
    I saw that and imediately thought how handy it was that they where split clamp design.... It's such a pain getting grips off handlebars in a hurry (maybe I'll add a can of hair spray to my kit list )
    Indeed, but you'd be up the Khyber if your mates didn't have a 4mm allen key though....

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    Re: Hope brake levers - sharp!!

    Wow - thats some fall - also expensive brakes to mend !

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    Re: Hope brake levers - sharp!!

    That's nasty!

    When I used to work in a bike shop many moons ago, a chap came in and said he had the injury of the century. Now an injury to me is like a sliced finger or graze or such... But no, this guy must have thought a broken arm was an inconvenience!

    He casually explained how he was riding along and fell over onto the bike and as he said that he lifted his shorts [steady!] and OMG, the 'injury' was that his handlebar had gone into his leg!?

    He'd been off the bike for a year and the leg was all healed ... but there was still a hole. A fethin' great big hole. Into his leg. With muscle showing. Dried muscle.

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