Thanks to those who came to my rescue.....

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Thanks to those who came to my rescue.....

Postby chalkie » Wed Jan 28, 2009 4:32 pm

Sunday morning enjoying a ride up towards Kalamunda, taking a well-earned drink after Welshpool Rd East. Lost concentration or something, hit the kerb. Next thing I knew I was on the ground rather sore with lots of very helpful people helping me out, a couple of cyclists, three or four locals and a couple of passing drivers, re-affirming my faith in human nature. If the cyclists (or any other helpers) are reading this, I'd like to say a big thank you for your help, care and support. Just got out of hospital with a fractured shoulder and rib and a couple of burgers on head and shoulder. Thankfully I was wearing a helmet (now badly cracked and lacerated).
Wherever you're cycling, take care.

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Postby gazman » Wed Jan 28, 2009 6:49 pm

Glad to hear you are on the mend. It is great to read that assistance was offered.
Mend quickly!

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Postby rustguard » Fri Jan 30, 2009 2:57 am

sorry to hear about the injuries and the resulting pain but also glad you are on the mend, And great to hear your positive attitude, no doubt you will be back on the bike soon

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Postby Chaderotti » Sat Jan 31, 2009 12:25 am

Those kerbs are like magnets... I've been sucked towards them many a times.

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Postby ajh_ausnzcf » Sun Feb 01, 2009 12:05 am

You stupid idiot :wink:
Axles A Randonee O Noodle.

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Postby chalkie » Sun Feb 01, 2009 2:32 pm

Hmmm...must have hit my head harder than I thought - it was Orstraya Day. I did think while grinding up Welshpool Rd (plenty of time for thinking up the hill) that it would be a real dumb thing to do to crash because I'd booked a very active holiday in February - doh!
Must get some more painkillers and sit in front of the fan....

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Postby moosterbounce » Sun Feb 01, 2009 5:54 pm

Bugger dude. Hope the ribs and shoulder heal well...and you get your memory back :wink:

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