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    NASA astronaut injured in bike accident

    No details but bikes and spaceflight are related afterall: CNN report

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    They should at least disclose what kind of bike he was riding.

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    At least it wouldn't have been his first time up. It'd suck to miss out on an experience like that due to dumb luck.

    Need more details on the bike wreck though. Imagine Buzz Aldrin being grounded due to a boo-boo ... I can't http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZOo6aHSY8hU

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UUFO8AGMwic
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    A tricycle, he was training to land the shuttle.
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    Let me know when someone rides a bike on the moon.

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    He probably just spaced out on some technical feature....
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    He never had trouble going OTB while in orbit either.

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    Am I an Astronaut...

    ... because I shuttle my bike?
    "The secret of joy is the mastery of pain." (Anaïs Nin)

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    Could you fit a Pugsley in the shuttle? Or wait, are they finished now? So many issues getting a bike to the moon.

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    Hey, the guy is practically a relative. At least his grandparents left for America when Finland was still under the Emperor of Russia (Grand Duke of Finland, actually).

    ... there must be some connection between us within a couple of thousand years.

    "it IS possible that you are faster or slower than anybody else who is having at least as much if not more or less fun"

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    but is the bike ok?

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    Was he wearing a helmet?

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    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails NASA astronaut injured in bike accident-jeep_on_moon1.jpg  

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    cleats probably were too tight.

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    Honestly... ahh I give up

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    Was Huckin' Kitty there with them or before them?

    "it IS possible that you are faster or slower than anybody else who is having at least as much if not more or less fun"

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    Shimano has teamed up with NASA to develop the forthcoming Astroglide cassette. I hear it shifts nice and smooth...

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    Quote Originally Posted by tjchad
    For ScottO- not a bike but I had fun on my last jeep trip:
    if you're gonna photoshop at least make it look realistic like highdellls

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    Quote Originally Posted by perttime
    Was Huckin' Kitty there with them or before them?
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    Honestly... ahh I give up

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    See!, this is more proof that mountain biking on the moon was faked.

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    I road bike around NASA property pretty much every day. Lotsa twisty rural-ish roads with cars not expecting bikes to be there, wonder if he was doing the same.

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