Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   > >

Fifty Plus (50+) Share the victories, challenges, successes and special concerns of bicyclists 50 and older. Especially useful for those entering or reentering bicycling.

User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 07-26-10, 06:24 AM   #1
nancyj
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
nancyj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Bikes:
Posts: 278
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
So much for that

Well this morning I decided it would be perfect for a bike ride. I jammed my toe yesterday and walking on it was painful ..... thought I could just be light on the pedals and do great compared to walking.

Did not take into account there part where you put the foot on one pedal and push off with the other foot. Searing pain. Nausea. Guess the damned thing is broken after all.

Had to use the bike as a crutch to hop back to the garage on one foot. Now the bruise is growing rather nicely up into the foot. Aaargh. And I have a flight tomorrow for work.
nancyj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-26-10, 07:05 AM   #2
leob1
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Middle of the road, NJ
Bikes:
Posts: 2,567
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 16 Post(s)
Ah, broken toes, how I love them. Did that last summer, ran into an underwater rock play with my dog in a lake. It hurt. Half of my foot turned purple. Tape the broken toe to the one next to it.
Enjoy your flight.
leob1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-26-10, 07:14 AM   #3
nancyj
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
nancyj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Bikes:
Posts: 278
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
At least I still have the crutches from the pin in the ankle a few years back and the trip is only 1 night so I can carry a backpack. No doctor trip for a toe - just tape as you say. The airline is ok with the crutch.
nancyj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-26-10, 07:26 AM   #4
ahsposo 
Titanic Member
 
ahsposo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Deep in the North Atlantic
Bikes: A Home Built All Rounder, Bianchi 928, Specialized Langster, Dahon Folder
Posts: 7,072
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 237 Post(s)
Ouch!

Flying now is painful enough.
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by thelmatimynagle View Post
i glad turn hobbits
ahsposo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-26-10, 07:44 AM   #5
nancyj
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
nancyj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Bikes:
Posts: 278
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Ah, I see you are fron jawjuh. I am from S Cackalacky - (actually family origins are in Walhalla SC, but family presence in Cobb County goes back to mid 1700s)

Yeah the flying is bad enough but having to drive from Greenville to Columbia to catch a plane to Charlotte that goes to Dayton Ohio is such a joke. Getting the same flight out of Greenville or Charlotte direct would have added another $400. Go figure. For those shenangians it makes driving about 500 miles worthwhile but the company reimbursement would be more than the flight so...........
nancyj is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-26-10, 08:17 AM   #6
ahsposo 
Titanic Member
 
ahsposo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Deep in the North Atlantic
Bikes: A Home Built All Rounder, Bianchi 928, Specialized Langster, Dahon Folder
Posts: 7,072
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 237 Post(s)
To complete the effect the airlines should offer hairshirts and ashes instead of blankets and pillows.

One of the rides I want to do really badly is from Highlands, NC down to Walhalla. Not the other way. Too old and too fat and know it.
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by thelmatimynagle View Post
i glad turn hobbits
ahsposo is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:20 AM.