MichaelB wrote:g-boaf wrote:It's very easy to be critical and/or sarcastic from the comfort of our own keyboards.
Same as the hysteria against disc brakes.
Anyway, he's still bloody lucky, but here is his comment from the article linked
"I really panicked. Chainrings are sort of a necessity and they're there, I just got very unlucky in that one ended up that close to my neck. There are some pretty important arteries around that area. I was very lucky it didn't go any further, to be honest."
I didn't get involved in any hysteria about disc brakes. I don't personally care one way or the other. In any case, I don't have anything further to add - the rules have now changed so we no longer need to debate the point.