Today’s Bing.com US homepage shows Kluane National Park in the Yukon Territory, a name that brings back bittersweet memories. If you click on one of the “hot spots” of the page, it links to a map of Kluane Lake. I rode past it two years ago on the Alaskan Highway heading towards Anchorage:
And if you look a few [...]
I went to the hospital yesterday for a follow-up visit and xrays. After a near two hour wait (yay hospitals), the surgeon’s assistant came in and said that I would need to be in a cast for two more months. When I refused to accept this, she came back with the surgeon who checked my [...]
I have a slightly bad update. I crashed a couple of hours ago a little distance from Destruction Bay in Canada. The front end of my bike started wobbling violently and I went down. Something was apparently wrong with the forks and they broke off. It was 100% not rider error and there was nothing [...]
I stayed home sick today because I felt like crap when I woke up. Amd going to stay home and rest up in the hopes that it goes away. Am welcoming the downtime in the wake of all the stress of the past few weeks. I also find myself able to relax in a way [...]
The word is in. I tore the LCL in my right knee and need to get surgery. My right hand will likely need surgery too.
I seem to have a boxers thumb, oh a boxer’s fracture on one hand and a skiers thumb on the other hand, neither of which are very painful but a little…seem to get in the way when I’m typing. Other than that, hobbling into work with a really badly injured knee and two bandaged hands, [...]
So it appears that I had my first “track incident”. Yesterday I did my first trackday of the year with NESBA at Pacific Raceways. I had this whole LJ entry composed in my head about how I started off a bit slow, but steadily improved throughout the day until I was flying through the laps [...]
I’m been looking for this link for ages, and finally found it in an old, forgotten email. The rider in question has done lots of interesting rides in the PNW and she’s got lots of neat pictures and writeups. Should be a good read.