bike accident

On The Road [Bike], Again

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For those unaware, last July I was in a bike accident and broke my back. Today was the first time I have been on a bike since July 21, 2009; and I must say, I was surprised that it was just like riding a bike… I’ll give you a minute while that sinks in. I test rode the 2010 CervĂ©lo S2 around the block (in traffic) and wasn’t nervous at all. It may have helped that I was pacing traffic and riding a little more aggressively. In two weeks, I am participating in the Hill Country Ride for AIDS and could use all the support I can get! It’s going to be interesting trying to ride 65 miles with zero bike training since July… Show your support and make a tax deductible donation!

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Emotional Elimination With A Twist Of Dragon

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I received a phone call last week from the Travis County District Attorney’s Office regarding the accident I was in last July. The discussion briefly covered how I healed and the challenges related to recovering damages for the loss I incurred. Then I was asked a serious question. I was asked what I felt should be Greg’s punishment for hitting me with his car. I was overcome with a feeling that I can only peg as being discomfort. The only reason I know it was discomfort is because, through the process of elimination, I ruled out the other big emotions. Happy = smile. Sad = tear. Bashful = red cheeks. Angry = scowl. Overjoyed = the moment you discover what this ninja is hiding behind his head (:40). Initially, I wanted to lend him my bike and borrow his PT Cruiser (Greg, not the ninja) and invite him to take a trip down Memory, (Brodie), Ln. That fantasy passed. I…

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