Digital Hippie

Ride Bikes Break Stuff

Some days are fine days to eat shit.

Rollin again

Three weeks since the AC Joint reconstruction surgery. While things are continuing to improve, I can feel some frustration creeping in. It’s important to keep it in check though as now that I’ve started to feel and move better there’s the risk of doing something stupid and screwing things up.

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Hoodie Day

It’s been two weeks since the surgery on my left shoulder so thought it was about time to post an update.

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Shoulder Surgery

It’s 8.30am Friday morning and I’m walking along hospital passageways en route to the operating theater. The blue surgical gown set off nicely by my Five Ten Freeride sneakers. If you’re getting sliced and diced you might as well do it in MTB style hey!

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AC Joint Separation

Turns out today was a fine day to eat MTB shit. It’s been a long time since I’ve rag doll’d off a bike at speed, and I can tell ya, at 48 years old, it gets your attention real fast that’s for sure! TBH not really sure what happened — given the snapped and bent spoke, probably a branch through the front wheel — but whatever did, unlike most MTB crashes I’ve had, it came outta nowhere.

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