Dirt biking is a great sport that encompasses several styles such as trail riding, motocross and trials (just to name a few). With each comes risk and the risk is obviously having a nasty crash resulting in serious injury or death. To ignore this is foolish. But what else is foolish is to avoid activity because of fear of what could happen. After all, the goal is to ride, not crash. But, crashes are likely to happen. So, in anticipation of the likely-hood of crashing, we dirt bikers must (or should if you are not currently) use our brains. Using our brains means several things.