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Old 04-12-2012, 11:23 AM
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Default 7 signs of aging on Dirt bikes

I found this on another site and had to post it.
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The Seven Stages of Aging on Dirt Bikes

Stage I: Fall off mini bike. Bounce. Laugh. Climb back on. Repeat.

Stage 2: Fall off dirt bike. Run after dirt bike, cussing. Climb back on. Ride until sundown.

Stage 3: Fall off dirt bike. Use sleeve of shirt to stanch bleeding. Have friend help you get back on dirt bike. Take two Advil and apply ice packs when you get home. Ride next day.

State 4: Fall off dirt bike. Refuse advice to call ambulance; drive self to urgent care clinic. Entertain nursing staff with tales of previous daredevil stunts on dirt bikes. Back to riding before cast comes off.

Stage 5: Fall off dirt bike. Temporarily forget names of children and name of spouse. Flirt shamelessly with paramedics when they arrive. Spend week in hospital while titanium pins are screwed in place. Start riding again before doctor gives official okay.

Stage 6: Fall off dirt bike. Fail to see any humor when hunky paramedic says, “You again?” Gain firsthand knowledge of advances in medical technology thanks to stint in ICU. Convince self that permanent limp isn’t that noticeable. Promise spouse you’ll give up riding. One week later purchase older, slower, shorter dirt bike.

Stage 7: Slip off dirt bike. Relieved when artificial joints and implanted medical devices seem unaffected. Tell the spouse that scrapes and bruises are due to gardening accident. Pretend you don’t see said spouse roll eyes and mutter as she walks away.

What stage are you at?
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Old 04-12-2012, 04:23 PM
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HAHAHA Classic... I am kind of a mixture of 1-6. You are never too old to bounce off a pit bike playing in the yard....
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Old 04-13-2012, 08:02 AM
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I ride with a guy on Sundays that follows these rules religiously .
Right, First Turn???
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Old 04-13-2012, 09:06 AM
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I ride with a guy on Sundays that follows these rules religiously .
Right, First Turn???
I have no idea who you could be talking about........
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Old 04-13-2012, 01:28 PM
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been to step 4, hoping not to get to step 5...
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Old 04-16-2012, 09:32 AM
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I seem to practice step 6 on a regular basis these days.
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Old 04-17-2012, 11:49 AM
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Is there a Stage 8? I got these covered.
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Old 04-18-2012, 09:22 AM
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Larry,

I just went ahead and jumped to 10. It saves on all those middle man cost. bugg23
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Old 04-19-2012, 11:10 AM
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I just went ahead and jumped to 10. It saves on all those middle man cost. bugg23
I knew you'd one-up me!!
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Old 05-25-2012, 11:30 PM
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HAHAHA Classic... I am kind of a mixture of 1-6. You are never too old to bounce off a pit bike playing in the yard....
I did steps 4 and 5 after falling off a bicycle in the back yard this year......
The limp may (6?) not be permanent but, the eyes always roll.....
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