What injuries have you had

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Adam k
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What injuries have you had

Postby Adam k » Fri May 10, 2013 07:30 am

Iv been riding about 3-4 years so pretty new to it but I fall of most times I ride iv only ever broken my toe that was about 8 weeks ago in Scotland where I slipped of the pedal and snapped my toe back.iv had a lot of pedals hitting shins as well and a good face plant in wales off the side of some north shore il upload some photos of them.

What injuries have you done ????

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Re: What injuries have you had

Postby cooldad » Fri May 10, 2013 07:51 am

Why would I want to look at pics of your scabby face?
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Re: What injuries have you had

Postby estampida » Fri May 10, 2013 08:39 am

make sure you have cum to bed eyes

and your mouth is open..... :roll:

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Re: What injuries have you had

Postby Adam k » Fri May 10, 2013 09:42 am

cooldad wrote:Why would I want to look at pics of your scabby face?




You might like my face :lol:

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Re: What injuries have you had

Postby giantAstax » Fri May 10, 2013 10:09 am

Adam k wrote:Iv been riding about 3-4 years so pretty new to it but I fall of most times I ride iv only ever broken my toe that was about 8 weeks ago in Scotland where I slipped of the pedal and snapped my toe back.iv had a lot of pedals hitting shins as well and a good face plant in wales off the side of some north shore il upload some photos of them.

What injuries have you done ????


Cycling.......

Broken arm
Badly damaged shoulder
Patellar tendonitis (both knees)
ITB damage
Hamstring damage/pull
Soft tissue damage to right hand (twice)
Numerous lacerations to legs, shins and knees caused by pedals, trees, gorse and assorted shrubbery
Concussion
Various grazes and bruises to face
Skin removal from lower left leg (extensive grazing)
Worn the skin of my @rse 3 times on epic 8hr + rides :oops:

Rugby.....

Broken finger
Paralysed for 2 days (no use of legs) after lower back injury
Hamstring pull
Knee ligament damage
Broken nose
Concussion
Groin strain
Twisted/sprained ankle
Over extended knee
Brused ribs

Don't think I missed anything :mrgreen:

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Re: What injuries have you had

Postby houston26 » Fri May 10, 2013 10:35 am

Car
Broken arm, broken rib, concussion, whiplash.

Bike
None.

And people say your safer in a car????

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Re: What injuries have you had

Postby The Rookie » Fri May 10, 2013 13:59 pm

Cycling
Gravel rash off Leamington 4X track
Pierced inned upper arm (brake lever) nearly severing a muscle group, finished the second half at Cannock using my right hand to lift the left onto the bars, passenger had to change gear to drive home.
2 broken ribs, finished 6 miles of ride 'short breathing' off bike for 2 weeks, off MTB for 3.

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Re: What injuries have you had

Postby thekickingmule » Fri May 10, 2013 14:41 pm

Cycling
Numerous lacerations to various parts of the body
Jarred wrist
Massively swollen arm (from Glentress, others know what I mean)
Damaged knee ligaments (damn clipless pedals)

Football
Broken arm
Cracked head

Running
Broken jaw/dislodged all teeth
Cracked head

Being me
Bit through tongue
Many, many other things
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Re: What injuries have you had

Postby clamps81 » Fri May 10, 2013 14:55 pm

Been riding about two years, the usual gashes, bumps, scrapes and so forth. Only ones worth mentioning are whatever it was I did to my shoulder last Jan at Cwmcarn - I didn't go to hospital, but probably should have as it's never been quite right since. Split my eyebrow region open on a rock in Italy last year and last November I got a bit enthusiastic on a solo weekday ride round Afan and bust my arm in two places. Had to walk two miles back to carpark and then drive home one handed in the van - suffice to say, not the most intelligent thing that I have ever done.
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Re: What injuries have you had

Postby WindyG » Fri May 10, 2013 16:40 pm

Cycling
Broken 2ribs, 2 toes, 2 fingers
Gravel rash
Plenty of cuts and bruises

Normal life
Way too much to list, lots of A&E visits and some good scars to show for it.
I am a bit accident prone.

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Re: What injuries have you had

Postby supersonic » Fri May 10, 2013 17:35 pm

Mostly shin vs pedals ie:

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Re: What injuries have you had

Postby cj11 » Fri May 10, 2013 18:44 pm

In no particular order...
Broken wrist
severed extensor tendon (thumb)
2 broken ribs
1 tooth
cracked pelvis (only hairline)
15 stitches in left shin, damn pedal pins.
Nothing serious , yet.

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Re: What injuries have you had

Postby Adam k » Fri May 10, 2013 20:05 pm

supersonic wrote:Mostly shin vs pedals ie:

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Iv got one in same place but yours looks worse bloody pedals lol

2012

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I did it again this year pedals always hit the same spot lol

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Re: What injuries have you had

Postby Adam k » Fri May 10, 2013 20:12 pm

This one was my first SPD fail trying to do a wheelie whilst clipped in and goin to far over

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Re: What injuries have you had

Postby Drzee » Fri May 10, 2013 21:08 pm

Last August, mate stayed with the van while I did one more loop, remember riding down a twisty trail and next thing waking up with a couple of riders around me. Not sure what happened, may have clipped a tree but used my face and shoulder to stop, breaking my nose with multiple bruising all over, ambulance to hospital strapped to stretcher, MRI scan, x-rays, broken bone in hand, 24 hours in hospital and operation on hand 2 weeks later with 6 weeks off work.

Still don't know what happened or how long knocked out for.

Thanks again to the guys who found me in Winterfold wood!

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Re: What injuries have you had

Postby paul.skibum » Sat May 11, 2013 18:57 pm

sprained ankle
broken couple ribs
broken wrist
assorted cuts and bruises
indeterminate hip and knee damage
herniated disc
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Re: What injuries have you had

Postby lon 456 » Sun May 12, 2013 13:38 pm

concussion , pedal rash , rotater cuff proper bastid that one. usual brambles and staby things

motorcycles caused far more injuries as did being a kid that loved danger lol fractures galore !!! well 13 anyway
had a few visits to the docs too from riding dodgy birds ?? but alcohol is solely to blame for that lol

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Re: What injuries have you had

Postby Kowalski675 » Sun May 12, 2013 23:26 pm

I need to stop reading this thread, as a newbie it's putting me off, lol. No injuries from MTB so far. Cut open lip and gum from face v wall incident on BMX as a kid. Broken collarbone from motorcycles.

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Re: What injuries have you had

Postby Notax » Mon May 13, 2013 08:11 am

I rode for years with no significant injuries - including trips to the Alps etc... Then it all went wrong about four years ago when the back wheel came off my bike as I was riding fast but easy stuff in QE Park. Full speed into a tree, air ambulance job as they thought my neck was broken :shock: It wasn't. Phew.

Shattered wrist, broke arm, whiplash and concussion. Few months off work.

Got on the bike too soon for a trip to the Alps, had lost all muscle strength. Fell within a couple of hours and without the strength to fall well broke my thumb and tore the ligament, flew straight back to UK same hospital ward...

Got on bike too soon (see a theme) and went to Dartmoor for a long rock hopping ride but couldnt hold the bars properly. Result - pulled the ligaments off my elbow and it was ironically this pretty minor injury that took longest to recover from! Only now able to get back to weight training about three years later.

Also had another accident in the middle of the above - 15 minutes into an Alpine holiday. I thought I'd broken my neck but turned out to be pretty bad compression of the vertebrae. Whilst being X rayed they found I had broken my neck years earlier in a rally car crash without knowing it :shock:

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Re: What injuries have you had

Postby lon 456 » Tue May 14, 2013 07:03 am

Notax wrote:I rode for years with no significant injuries - including trips to the Alps etc... Then it all went wrong about four years ago when the back wheel came off my bike as I was riding fast but easy stuff in QE Park. Full speed into a tree, air ambulance job as they thought my neck was broken :shock: It wasn't. Phew.

Shattered wrist, broke arm, whiplash and concussion. Few months off work.

Got on the bike too soon for a trip to the Alps, had lost all muscle strength. Fell within a couple of hours and without the strength to fall well broke my thumb and tore the ligament, flew straight back to UK same hospital ward...

Got on bike too soon (see a theme) and went to Dartmoor for a long rock hopping ride but couldnt hold the bars properly. Result - pulled the ligaments off my elbow and it was ironically this pretty minor injury that took longest to recover from! Only now able to get back to weight training about three years later.

Also had another accident in the middle of the above - 15 minutes into an Alpine holiday. I thought I'd broken my neck but turned out to be pretty bad compression of the vertebrae. Whilst being X rayed they found I had broken my neck years earlier in a rally car crash without knowing it :shock:



if someone says "break a leg mate " it would be a nice change for you id think :wink:
made me cringe some of them injuries ,and ive had a few breaks myself...
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