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    Sh***y luck!

    So I take nearly a year off from riding to move to Flag with a new job opportunity. I've been working a ton and trying to meet new people and get the kids all settled in. So, I'm feeling pretty good, been working out and running and even got a couple rides in. So, I call a buddy and say lets go riding Saturday. Sure enough he's all for it. We rode all day and hit everything we wanted to hit on elden and at about 3 mph as I was coming to a stop, I hit a rock, root or something and it knocked me over. Literally, I was coming to a stop to talk with a friend! Well, pictures can say more than words sometimes so here's one a week after surgery...

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    Tore my triceps tendon and muscle from my elbow and broke a piece of bone off my elbow!! Fully padded from head to toe! I didn't even bang a single body part on anything! It was just they way I caught myself! When it's your time, it's your time lol. This is all just for sympathy and pity lol. I'm feeling a little bummed haha.

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    I don't understand,you were wearing elbow pads?did they push to the side? what brand were you wearing?
    that's a bad scar for 3 miles per hour.good thing it didn't happen at faster speeds.

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    That was the wound post surgery. I didn't have a scrape on me before that. It was all just internal. The tendon snapped from just catching myself. I had some tendonitis in that elbow which may have weakened it.

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    Walt had the same thing happen to him on BCT nearly 2 years ago...he might have some good rehab stories for you....heal up!

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    I'd love to hear some rehab stories. Thanks for the well wishes.

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    Dang, heal up!!
    Bender to AZDog: I'm not the best person to give advice on not riding!

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    Good Luck!

    Those setbacks suck. Glad it was not worse

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    Wow! That's some bad luck. I hope you heal up quick.

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    With the scar you are going to have you need to make up a better story than that!

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    That is terrible luck. I used to take judo in college. That is the best training for taking falls. It saved my ass multiple times when otb-ing.

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    Thanks y'all for the well wishes! No doubt that's gonna be a legit scar. Maybe I'll start a new post for the best story idea! Lol.

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