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set it down

set it down
 v. phr.— «While he was out riding said $6K bike over the weekend, he, in motorcycle parlance, set it down. Which is to say, he crashed it.» —“Kerry Redux” by Greg Lewis OpinionEditorials.com May 12, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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