Advocacy & Safety - Ken Kifer's accident
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Jean Beetham Smith
06-11-02, 06:52 PM
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.
06-12-02, 12:12 AM
Thanks for the tip JB. I'll go check it out.
06-12-02, 07:28 AM
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.
06-12-02, 08:27 AM
a question from the ignorant, i am just a bit lost here
who is ken kifer? and what's his website?
06-12-02, 08:41 AM
06-12-02, 12:05 PM
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.)
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.
06-12-02, 08:17 PM
Where exactly is his account of the accident / fall? I dont see it mentioned on his main page.
06-12-02, 08:24 PM
Thanks John! I some how missed that link.
Heres the direct link: http://www.kenkifer.com/bikepages/health/myfall.htm
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