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Old 10-02-07, 07:32 PM   #1
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On the Road Again!

In late August, I crashed. Details are in this thread.

I've attached a pic of what my knee looked like when I got home from the ER the morning of the crash. I've also attached a pic of my new commuter.

I started commuting in again last Monday - 4 weeks after the crash. Got 3 days in last week. This week was my last physical therapy session and the therapist discharged me, saying I'd made really rapid progress. Hard work was a big part of that. It feels good to be back on a bike and riding into work. I've even ordered my winter snow tires - they're at the local bike shop waiting for me!
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Old 10-02-07, 08:47 PM   #2
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Awful!, just awjul! You must shave the leg in order to save it.
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Old 10-02-07, 08:58 PM   #3
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oh come on. I get it. You smashed your knee with the sledge hammer just to get that fancy new bike.


in any case, glad you're on the bike and riding again. I hope you're rolling even better than before.
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Old 10-03-07, 01:12 PM   #4
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...glad...

Glad you're back on the bike...

...don't overdue it. Knee injuries suck.
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