I my case, I was doing 80+ , 2nd gear, the bike came back too far and kind of gently laid me down on the asphalt :no , well anyway, I slid for a pretty long distance on my back, and only tumbled a few times at the end. I think If I would have attemped to curl up, it would have started the tumbling proccess sooner, and IMHO, I think you are more likly to get injured worse...... I was fortionate that my bike came back and then fell on the left (non exhaust) side and slid. Would still be crying if my akra had gotten trashed.....roblei1 said:I guess the best thing to do when it happens is to curl up? it seem s like you would have some broken ankles or something.