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so i got together and went out riding with a member named "The Fore" and another buddy right after we got off work. we live in Idaho and went to the Danskin offroad park. it was about 130 in the morning as i came around a corner a lil too fast in an area i was unfamiliar with. the left side began rolling off the road and down a cliff so i had to bail. i jumped off and the quad rolled over me fracturing my left wrist. the quad rolled a good 5-6 times before landing on all fours upright. ive got an 09 500 foreman with power steering. nothing was wrong with the quad at all, and was thankful for the power steering having about a 15 mile ride back to the truck. i told my dealer of the accident, he said he heard a similar story of this that happening to a Polaris, and the quad was bent in half. so all in all im more than happy with my purchase.:biggrin:
 

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Yeah, they're pretty tough. I've seen a lot of them roll and it usually don't do much damage, mostly just a few scratches. Although, I have seen them roll 10 or 12 times or more down a large mountain and do more damage. I've seen the front and rear racks bent up and the handlebars bent down beside the gas tank and the fenders cracked, but usually it don't hurt the frame or anything. Usually you can just straighten the handlebars back and get on them and ride them off. I have seen a few tires knocked off the rim, though.
 

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the only thing that was wrong with mine was a plastic rivot holding two pieces of the plastic cover together fell off. im thankful the quad wasnt hurt, military pays for the bones to be fixed. lol!
 

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Glad you're okay, Helmut if you could show me how to KNOCK THE TIRE OFF THE RIM that would come in very handy. LMAO! :D
 

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I have the same bike, except mines an '08. I flipped mine and broke my arm but the bike didn't even have a scratch. I then flipped it out of the back of my truck while loading it and bent the back rack a little, but still nothing too bad.
 

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Glad you're okay, Helmut if you could show me how to KNOCK THE TIRE OFF THE RIM that would come in very handy. LMAO! :D
I could probably show you from the top of a steep mountain, but you wouldn't like the collateral damage. LOL. A lot cheaper to just take the tires somewhere and have them changed. It takes a hard lick to knock them off the rim. You can let all the air out of the tire and drive the ATV around on a complete flat all day long and they won't come off the rim. A steel rim won't anyway. I don't know about the aluminum rims.
 

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Glad you're okay, Helmut if you could show me how to KNOCK THE TIRE OFF THE RIM that would come in very handy. LMAO! :D
I could probably show you from the top of a steep mountain, but you wouldn't like the collateral damage. LOL. A lot cheaper to just take the tires somewhere and have them changed.
LOL Yeah probably not worth it. But I was just about ready for that the other day. Either way, We all gotta be careful Rolling mine last year and breaking my collar bone really was an eye opener for me. You never know when something like that can happen. And just as everyone else, the only damage to the bike was a scratch on the reverse button, and it broke my cup holder. LOL
 

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I have a client that rolled his boat in heavy seas with a Honda foreman on board.
The guys were picked up and a week later went to see if they could salvage anything.
They found the Honda with the surf still beating on it. Took it home, drained all the
Fluids, a new battery and started it up. That was 5 hrs ago... Still runs fine to this day!
 
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