Nightmare scenario becomes reality - Mid-air self-ejecting fork lowers
I would say this guy was unlucky to have his fork lowers and front wheel float past him mid-air, but I think he was lucky to walk away from this crash.
I don't know about you lot but one of my biggest nightmares is having any kind of front end failure on my bike, simply because they always seem to result in a hideous crash. The poor sod in this video though has that scenario taken to the very highest level. Imagine being mid-air and then seeing your front wheel and fork lowers float off behind you as you're coming in to land. Well that's exactly what happened to him! How he walked away from this crash is a mystery to me, but I'm sure his pants were a little stained at the very least. Anyway, you can watch the video below...
That could have ended so much worse, and take that as a lesson to always make sure your bike is safe before you ride it.