Never did get surgery for these breaks and now my foot is about 3 degrees out of placement and although I did a ton of PT, hired a personal trainer I am left with a leg that does not perform as it did prior to the accident. I went hiking in the White Mountains a few weeks ago and it was at that time my leg weakened quickly to the point it felt like a peg leg.
The fall foliage in New Hampshire was amazing though and worth every limp. 😉
October 17 2015 – beauty turns into pain, all pics clickable to enlarge
Lessons learned…no one is immune to accidents no matter how many miles you have under your wheels.
Gear: Alipnestars Toucan boots-SAVED my Tibia from shattering, KLIM Altitude suit – saved my body from drainage ditch rash and broken shoulder, Shoei RF 1200 helmet – saved my head after landing on it, KLIM gloves saved my hands
As I work on my post from my last road trip with my car, not my bike here TWO quick slide shows of my year in review. I mean quick! 😃 Enjoy, and I will get my act together to post about my December 30th 2014 – Jan 1 2015, 2010 KM or 1250 mile trip.
I made another last minute decision to take a 2 night ride across the border into Washington State. First time I think I have had no dogs to care for and absolutely no other real responsibilities at home. This prompted me to get away yet again. So, off I left around 1430 on Thursday to head down to Washington. Short back country ride to La Conner for the night.
2014 Annual Fall Dual Sport BC ride is a group ride for all size bikes and skill. There are three routes, A, B and C. C is the big bike adventure route. Great organization, great people and always a great ride.
October 19th, 2014
Before I post about today’s ride I think I should catch up the BLOG about where I am at in my separation. Again somethings should remain private but others can be shared since I have shared so much. I guess you can say I am in the mourning phase of the loss of my relationship/marriage. I will mention my ex’s name only once and then she will be referred to as my ex. 😉 Cheryl left on January 30th, 2014 and never looked back. Since then I was fortunate to be able to buy her out of my house and keep it.
Just like that, some money and the swipe of a pen she was erased from ever owning my house. We are completely separated and I would suppose the next step would be a divorce in 2015. So, 2014 has been a struggle for me yet I seem to be able to continuously ride my bike. It’s been a busy Fall fitting power rides, leisurely rides as well as the annual BC Dual Sport off-road ride too.