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Old 06-11-02, 06:52 PM   #1
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Ken Kifer's accident

I am probably the only one that didn't know Ken Kifer had a fall this March that fractured a hip. I feel a real debt to him because his site was very helpful to me when I was just starting. He has posted a very honest article about his fall and recovery to date on his site.
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Thanks for the tip JB. I'll go check it out.
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Don't feel bad, Jean. I just learned about it last week. Wondered why he hadn't updated his site in a while. Turns out he was busy with other things, like relearning how to walk.

I like his attitude. [Heavy paraphrasing] The results have been rather drastic, but it really is "just" a broken leg.
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a question from the ignorant, i am just a bit lost here
who is ken kifer? and what's his website?
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www.kenkifer.com/bikepages/index.htm
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My hat's off to Ken Kifer for providing all of us with such an intelligent and informative website.

I am sorry to hear of his accident and wish him a speedy recovery (as pain-free as possible.)
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Ken's recovery is faster than average for this type of injury, as was mine from my clavicle facture. His observations about bicycle, tyre, and road/pothole/gutter geometry are interesting.
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Where exactly is his account of the accident / fall? I dont see it mentioned on his main page.
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Click on "news," Joe.
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Thanks John! I some how missed that link.

Heres the direct link: http://www.kenkifer.com/bikepages/health/myfall.htm
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