× Kinomap, Be on Track!

Mosquito Alley


Likes image 0 Likes
Comments image 0 Comments

 Bike

 1.671 mi

 00:07:28

 92.20 Watt(s)

 29/07/2021

 10/08/2021

 72 ft

 12173 Monaco Dr, Brighton, CO 80602, USA

 12019 Monaco Dr, Brighton, CO 80602, USA

Description

Sage -> Eastlake -> Cherry Loop

SPOILER: This ride ends abruptly in a crash. I rode into a hole (concealed in grass), the bike stopped ... I didn't, flying over the handlebars and landing hard on my head. Result: a compression fracture to the T4 vertebrae in my spine & no more riding this summer. I was lucky (it could have been much worse): (1) I didn't break my neck, & (2) there was no nerve or ligament damage associated with the fracture, thus no need for corrective back surgery ... more luck than smarts as I drove myself post crash to the ER.

HELMETS RULE!

For the squeamish, there is no blood associated with this crash.

The crash itself is played in slo-mo ... at normal speed it is instantaneous: hit the hole, impact the ground in a fraction of a second ... and none of the frames capturing the crash itself are noticed. I was going around 10 - 12 MPH when I hit the hole.

Discounting the ending crash, the resulting overnight stay in the ER, & the predicted 3 months recuperation, ... it was a pleasant ride.

Segment : Mosquito Alley

This video is an exact match of a Strava segment corresponding to a portion of the larger video.

daviswj

Colorado: N. Thornton: Eastlake-Cherry-CRASH Loop

 14.88 mi  571 ft  119 views  01:16:17

You can try our application fully and for free and challenge community members.

iOS Android No access to Google Play? Download the APK now

Get all features and videos for only $11.99/month

Subscribe now

You will probably like...