Tag Archives: Injury

Week #2 without a ride…

I probably couldn’t have timed my crash better if I wanted to. After all, I get daily cycling excitement in HD from the Tour de France, and let me tell you this is a good thing. Being on Twitter (gtratter) … Continue reading

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‘April’ is back

It is funny how some time apart can make your heart grow fonder – it is a happy day – I picked up April from the LBS and she has a clean bill of health. It is hard to describe … Continue reading

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'April' is back

It is funny how some time apart can make your heart grow fonder – it is a happy day – I picked up April from the LBS and she has a clean bill of health. It is hard to describe … Continue reading

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One week after the crash

Warning: at the end of this post is a slide show with some injury images – do NOT scroll down if such images make you queazy. It has been a rough week following my crash last Saturday, and I am … Continue reading

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Going down hard

Saturday, July 11, 2009 is a day I will not forget very soon. I went down hard and the image in my minds eye how it happened is very vivid. In retrospect there are some lessons to be learned and … Continue reading

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A route to avoid

I’m not a complete idiot. Some pieces are missing. Whatever you do, DON’T follow this route (Garmin ride data and map). When I took off this morning I didn’t have a route in mind other than riding up Sepulveda pass … Continue reading

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Jeff Bayly – may he rest in peace

Jeff was riding with his good friend Seth on a sunny Sunday, February 1, for what was to be his last ride. After 2 months in a coma induced by a puzzling solo fall, Jeff passed peacefully last night with … Continue reading

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