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Old 06-20-07, 03:40 PM   #1
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Unhappy Fall down go Boom

All last week and still some this week I have had BPPV (vertigo) keeping me at home and off the bike.

So ignoring my wifes warnings last night, and the fact that I still can't walk in a straight line, I tried taking my bike around the block.

I was okay as long as I didn't look down and then I would weave around. I rode one house past mine after making the block and was going to turn around....I thought I heard a car coming so I looked over my shoulder and when I did I turned straight into the ground.

Good news: I didn't hit my head and the bike looks fine, except a lever is twisted on the bars.

Bad news: I fractured the radial head in my right arm, and will now be off the bike for 6 to 8 weeks.

I just hope the vertigo goes away at some point, because the thought of never being able to ride a bike again brings me to tears.

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Old 06-20-07, 04:18 PM   #2
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Ouch! Hope you heal up quickly!
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Old 06-20-07, 08:12 PM   #3
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sorry to hear about you accident....and I hope both your ailments heal quickly and completely!!
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