Cyclist down on Go Between Bridge this morning

Cyclist down on Go Between Bridge this morning

Postby marinmomma » Thu Jan 17, 2013 12:13 pm

There was a cyclist down on the GBB this morning, ambo's were attending to her...the bike was a write off by the looks of things :(

Incident occurred on the Milton side, ride on the corner on the descent around 6:30 ish, hope that she will be ok.
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by BNA » Thu Jan 17, 2013 5:47 pm

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Re: Cyclist down on Go Between Bridge this morning

Postby brett.hooker » Thu Jan 17, 2013 5:47 pm

Sorry to hear... Sending best wishes out into the ether...
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Re: Cyclist down on Go Between Bridge this morning

Postby Crawf » Fri Jan 18, 2013 3:24 pm

Judging by the bike frame (TT & DT clean snapped in half) it must have been some impact. Had her in a neck brace as I went past and seemed to be 'with it,' so hopefully ok.
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Re: Cyclist down on Go Between Bridge this morning

Postby RonK » Fri Jan 18, 2013 4:43 pm

Was this incident on the road, or on the bike path?
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Re: Cyclist down on Go Between Bridge this morning

Postby marinmomma » Fri Jan 18, 2013 9:18 pm

On the bike path, the toowong side of the bridge heading over towards Milton
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Re: Cyclist down on Go Between Bridge this morning

Postby jasonc » Sat Jan 19, 2013 7:42 am

saw an ambo at the same spot sometime last year. poorly designed corner. add in a bit of speed and you have a need for an ambo occasionally
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Re: Cyclist down on Go Between Bridge this morning

Postby munga » Sat Jan 19, 2013 10:31 am

sad news. took note this morning and remembered to trail brake to keep pace down.
i've never had issues before, but i can see how a noob might come down a bit quick and skitter out on the bumps maybe.
more exciting was the off-leash dog at 6:35am on that stretch from GBB to toowong - talk about havoc. poor owner must have thought it was a good idea at the time. dog restrained, disaster averted.
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Re: Cyclist down on Go Between Bridge this morning

Postby ValleyForge » Thu Jan 24, 2013 3:34 pm

It's a corner where a few in my group think they can shave a few secs off their PB.

Maybe I should make it a Strava segment "Nutcase's Corner" :roll:
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Re: Cyclist down on Go Between Bridge this morning

Postby marinmomma » Thu Jan 24, 2013 7:06 pm

The word at the track last Saturday was that there was a malfunction of some type with the front wheel causing the rider to go over the bars and the bike to snap clean in two.
It was a fairly new high end bike btw.

Although I do agree about slowing down taking that corner...went that way this week and took it nice and easy.

Hope the rider is recovering ok.
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