Bicycling Mishap

We were out doing one of those 20-mile rides north of town on a Monday evening, heading north on Frederick Pike near the Dayton International Airport doing about 20 mph… I decided to get off the main thoroughfare and turned right onto a paved road… discovered the “loose gravel” sign as the wheels were coming out beneath me on the sand-covered road… landed on the left elbow, rib cage, and hip.  At least the Cannondale survived the mishap.

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Heading north on Frederick Pike, with a sharp right onto Jackson Road

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The infamous “Loose Gravel” sign tucked away as you round the blind curve

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The results of landing on your hip on hard pavement at 20 miles per hour

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There’s no cure but “time” for broken ribs…

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