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Old 08-25-09, 12:04 AM   #1
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No bike for about a month

Well, I had toe surgery today, and so I am completely off the bike for probably a month.
I am getting rid of my Allez so that I am not tempted to go out there and hop on it for a ride.

I CANNOT wait until I can get back on two wheels (I will pickup my Cervelo about the time that I can start riding again).
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Old 08-25-09, 01:14 AM   #2
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I feel your pain. Well, not toe pain, but being forced off the bike is a real pain. It ends eventually, I hope.
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Old 08-25-09, 01:19 AM   #3
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Clipless pedals/shoes and pedal with just the good foot!
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Old 08-25-09, 08:43 AM   #4
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yeah...I have clipless, but my doc is more concerned about hitting and damaging the repaired digit.
I also have a hard-soled walking boot (happen to work for the manfacturer), and the doc was not real happy when I mentioned putting a cleat on the bottom so that I could ride.
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Old 08-25-09, 09:21 PM   #5
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Take it easy, and let yourself heal well. I hope you recover quickly and fully.
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Old 08-25-09, 10:17 PM   #6
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Don't get rid of your Allez, just have a friend keep the wheels for you for a Month, or until your Dr releases you.
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Old 08-26-09, 11:50 AM   #7
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Allez is already gone, but that was the plan all along. Just doing it now means that I am not tempted (although with the way my foot feels, I am not really tempted...but I would much rather be on a bike than sitting behind my desk fighting the pain pill loopies...).

I should get the Cervelo in 3 weeks, and my new Cyclocross bike (for commuting) a week or so after that.
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damn, I would have taken care of it for you
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