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I know its refering to a type of crash, but I am not sure what it means?

Whats a lowside & whats a highside? How do they happen?
 

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Also with a Lowside, you are behind the bike, and you probably will not get crushed by it......
BUT..........during a highside, you get thrown off the bike, and you land in front of the bike. You will probably get run over by the bike, but if you hit a barrier of some sort before sliding to a stop, the you will get crushed between the barrier and the bike........not fun at alll
 

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low side = bad
high side = much worse

Luckily I've only done #1...

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Also with a Lowside, you are behind the bike, and you probably will not get crushed by it...... BUT..........during a highside, you get thrown off the bike, and you land in front of the bike. You will probably get run over by the bike, but if you hit a barrier of some sort before sliding to a stop, the you will get crushed between the barrier and the bike........not fun at alll



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LeenAngle said:
Also with a Lowside, you are behind the bike, and you probably will not get crushed by it......
BUT..........during a highside, you get thrown off the bike, and you land in front of the bike. You will probably get run over by the bike, but if you hit a barrier of some sort before sliding to a stop, the you will get crushed between the barrier and the bike........not fun at alll
now see I was really lucky when I highsided a busa cause I flew off a 30' bank so the bike was really far away from me.
 

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A low side is when the front tire washes out in the turn. The bike usually falls over and you slide, not THAT bad of a thing. Now a highside, that's when the back tire starts to slide out, then catches, and throws you over the side of the bike. It hurts a lot worse. Luckily I wouldn't know though.
 

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now see I was really lucky when I highsided a busa cause I flew off a 30' bank so the bike was really far away from me.


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