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Old 08-18-09, 02:42 PM   #1
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Helmets - Never need them until you need them

Out for a quick 25 on the tandem this morning on the bike trail. Counted al least six riders with no helmets on. A guy passes us, runs the blind t-intersection maintenance road stop sign at the Aquatic Center and plows right into the side of a CalTrans truck. He got really lucky. Minor cuts and scrapes on his face and (probably) a broken wrist. His helmet was unbroken, but really scarred up. He was out cold for a short time. When he woke up, he had no recollection of what happened. Could have been a lot more serious if he didn't have his helmet on.
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Old 08-18-09, 02:47 PM   #2
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I rode right past there not so long ago and didn't see anything at all. Guess I missed it. Hope the fellow comes out ok.
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Old 08-18-09, 03:32 PM   #3
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A guy passes us, runs the blind t-intersection maintenance road stop sign at the Aquatic Center and plows right into the side of a CalTrans truck.

Most important piece of safety equipment is your mind.
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Most important piece of safety equipment is your mind.
People can take that a number of ways.
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