Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
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Broken elbow, torn muscles
I was planning a trip to see my older brother so we could take a ride together this summer. He lives about 150 miles away. He and I used to ride every week, at least 80 to 100 miles together. Then the kids came, jobs got more demanding etc. I eventually got back into riding, but he did not. This spring he asked if I'd be willing to take him out for an easy spin near his home. I was thrilled at the idea of spending time with what used to be my favorite riding partner. Last night I got an e-mail from his wife. She says that he fell, broke his elbow and tore the triceps off the bone. He's had surgery to place a pin in the elbow and have the triceps reattached. So, he won't be riding anytime soon. I can't believe how depressed I feel today. Don't even feel like looking at my bike, let along going out to ride.
A conclusion is the place where you got tired of thinking. - S. Wright
Favorite rides in the stable: Indy Fab CJ Ti - Colnago MXL - S-Works Roubaix - Habanero Team Issue - Jamis Eclipse carbon/831
Last edited by NOS88; 05-14-06 at 10:12 AM.