May 2009 Archive

goodbye bike #5

25 May 2009, 5:54 am
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what got me

The end of a strut that holds the fender on wrapped around a spoke.
totalled

The bend of the front tube is obvious, but of course you can’t bend just one side of a triangle. Toward the left you can see that the top tube is actually somewhat flattened — its cross section changed.

From above […]

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happy to be here

6 May 2009, 7:35 am
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Solo bike accident last Friday left me with a broken wrist, so updates may be (even more) infrequent for a little bit. I am so, so glad I was wearing a helmet, I really hope you do too if you ride. And I am enormously grateful to the person or persons unknown who called 911 […]

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