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its not summer yet...

Old 04-03-09, 07:38 PM
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its not summer yet...

took the HRL out for a spin today, it was 42 degrees or so. for those in socal, that is whats left of the lakes winter ice.

got about 6 miles out and the left knee said no more. rode home 1/2 stepping it, but at least i took some pics.
mri -negative
xray-negative
ortho guy doesnt really have any good guesses, might be gout arthritis related. im 35 and unhappy
lump on outside of left kneecap @ about 2'oclock looking at it
taking 7 days off to get this thing healed before the real season starts





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Old 04-03-09, 07:48 PM
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Sorry to hear about the injury.

Chicago has been hit or miss. Record rain in March, 20 mph winds almost every day. Lake Michigan provides a 40 degree breeze that blankets the city and North Shore.

But riding still satisfies.

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Old 04-03-09, 07:55 PM
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It sounds like Glucosamine might be worth a try for that knee.
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That sucks. At least you won't miss much this weekend, supposed to snow. Again. Glad I have a brand new bike staring at me and sh*$%y weather out there.

Get well soon!
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Just like here in S E Michigan My birthday is april 23 and its always been perty decent by then so have faith . In 54 yrs I have had very few COLD days on my birthday . warm weather is just a couple weeks away and it a just snap warm watch and see :O)

I have faith :O)
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Old 04-03-09, 10:20 PM
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been on gluc for a while, thanks, skipper

funny, it also snowed on my birthday...may 25th 1992, i was a freshman in college. kind of an eye opener.

i figure most of us are ok with cooler riding weather, as long as its dry. ive found that as a clyde, i enjoy the cooler weather, just not ridng in ice ruts. i would go so far as to say many of us northern snow riders, are pretty good bike handlers.

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