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My Bike is a little Redder today

12 Aug 2016 7:25pm (2 years ago)

First crash!

Although, unfortunately, it's not paint or stickers it's blood. My blood.

I was cycling along the canal (see map), which was very congested and halfway up the little bridge I had to stop, I couldn't get my foot out of the pedal strap quickly enough and I toppled into a cyclist coming the other way and smashed my nose into his shoulder.

Everyone around was very helpful and concerned.

I think my pride is the worst casualty though.

Distance: 8.3 miles
Time: 00:40:27
Average Speed: 12.3 miles/hour

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