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gettin too old for this kind of crap

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by greybeard, Jun 5, 2017.

  1. Jun 5, 2017
    greybeard

    greybeard Herd Master

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    runaway barbed wire?
    Mauled by a mountain lion?
    Chased up a tree by a bear?
    Drug thru mesquite by a rank old cow?
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    No, bicycle wreck at 20mph.

    I wuz goin down the hill doin 20 miles an hour when my foot on the left pedal slipped...
    and they found me in the wreck with my hand still on the gearshift and a new pair of Wranglers ripped..

    this too shall pass.......
     
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  2. Jun 5, 2017
    AClark

    AClark Loving the herd life

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    Ouch! At 20 mph wrecking a bike, you're pretty lucky if that is the extent of your injuries. I hope you heal up soon.
     
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    Sourland

    Sourland Loving the herd life

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    We no longer bounce. Several years ago I received a phone call from the local emergency room. A friend had crashed his mountain bike and broken his collarbone. His biggest complaint - the fact that he would not be able to compete in the seniors level race that week end. He was in the lead for points but was unable to compete the rest of the season.
     
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  4. Jun 5, 2017
    frustratedearthmother

    frustratedearthmother Herd Master

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    :( Thakfully it's a long way from your heart! Glad it wasn't any worse.
     
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    lcertuche

    lcertuche Loving the herd life

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    Oh my goodness!:hugs
     
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    Poka_Doodle

    Poka_Doodle True BYH Addict

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    Looks very painful.
     
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    greybeard

    greybeard Herd Master

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    Not too bad at all, but being on blood thinners, it looked a lot worse than it was. Had a red sock on left foot and a white on the right..29" bike, but I still have to be careful because my toes will contact the pavement and even the front tire if I don't watch what I'm doing.
     
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    AClark

    AClark Loving the herd life

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    29" bike? Kind of reminds me of Roy Lee Mercer "well how big a boy are ya?" - but really, how tall are you that your feet can drag on a bike that big?
     
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    babsbag

    babsbag Herd Master

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    Ouch.
     
  10. Jun 5, 2017
    promiseacres

    promiseacres Herd Master

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    Glad you're ok... :)

    Doesn't take much.