Monday, November 15, 2010


So yesterday on the local fast group ride there was a crash.  We were in a 6 man paceline on A1A going about 30mph. I was in third position, the guy in front of me (Dr. Matt) rubbed wheels with the guy just in front of him and he went down. I crashed into him and the guy behind me crashed into me....

Dr. Matt, the guy who went down in front of me got taken off by ambulance on a stretcher, he probably has broken ribs and a broken hip. I got off relatively OK. I have bad road rash on my hip, and my jaw feels like I got smashed by a haymaker. My helmet is crushed, but my brain isn't, so that's good. I don't have anything broken but I'm guessing it will be a few days before I can walk normally again. I'll post pics of my helmet and road rash soon. Also luckily, my bike is OK, I think. No signs of concussion or hemorrhaging so I think besides bruising and soreness I'll be OK.

The wreckage of my helmet Part 1.
Outside view of my helmet and the chunk that got crushed.

Road Rash.

1 comment:

  1. Ouch... lucky your okay. Let us know how Dr Matt's recovery goes.