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Took a hard fall!

Old 10-30-19, 05:40 PM
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ACCIDENT riding on the sidewalk going against the flow

I just got hit Saturday and I was on the sidewalk riding against the flow of traffic. There was a tire shop with a huge sign on the street that was blocking the cars view, at least its a factor. The Honda that was turning into the tire shop driveway almost ran me over. I was avoiding him slammed to the ground. My bike is OK but I have a broken arm and my back is having having problems. I have a attorney ....what do you guys think?
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Old 10-30-19, 10:08 PM
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Wifey broke her wrist crashing her bike July 4 2018 and when I ride w her now Iím always scared and recently mentioned to her that if she goes off the edge not to panic just roll to a stop and donít try to get back on - seeing as you just lived this, would you say thatís practical advice?
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Old 10-30-19, 10:18 PM
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Originally Posted by NomarsGirl
I had a similar fall on Saturday. My bike is fine but I broke my clavicle.
Been there, done that. I opted for no surgery, which was the right choice for me, but taking it easy while healing was miserable.

Get well soon.
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Old 10-31-19, 07:47 AM
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slow day at the penitentiary?
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Old 10-31-19, 08:51 AM
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This thread has taken an interesting turn. Kind of like watching food spoil in ways you haven't imagined.
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Old 10-31-19, 03:25 PM
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Originally Posted by rumrunn6
Wifey broke her wrist crashing her bike July 4 2018 and when I ride w her now Iím always scared and recently mentioned to her that if she goes off the edge not to panic just roll to a stop and donít try to get back on - seeing as you just lived this, would you say thatís practical advice?
Definitely. And I think I knew it at the time. But it all seemed to happen in slow motion.
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Old 10-31-19, 03:28 PM
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Originally Posted by katsup
Been there, done that. I opted for no surgery, which was the right choice for me, but taking it easy while healing was miserable.

Get well soon.
Seems like a cyclist's right of passage. I'll see what the orthopedist thinks but it looks like a clean break so I'm hoping not to need surgery. At least we're heading into winter. I'm a weather weenie and would probably be hanging the bike up soon anyway.
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