Yes wear your helmet, cause you just don’t know. If you knew you’d have
already won the lottery!
I was leaving a traffic light when my right pedal snapped off. (Picture 1)
Yea, I should have run it:-) Landed on one side, that left a mark. That is
also when I started to remember things, like where I was, on the road, so
was the bike, and glasses….
This is the second time I’ve snapped off a right side Look pedal, chromolly
not Ti. Helmet saved my head, left pieces of it’s self on the road. The
first time I was on my back and the bike landed on me, must have loved that
bike more:-) Even with the helmets I don’t remember the break or hitting the
The third picture is of my SS front wheel. Happened on the way to work. I
was worried about the carbon fiber spokes failing wht with my weight and
all. Wasn’t prepared for the flange going… The got wobbly and didn’t
collapse. Don’t know how many hole would have to go before serious taco and
me over the front.
I also hate to see parents put the helmet on the kid and ride with out one
Try this link for the pics:
PS. You are welcome to use the pics for educational or any nonprofit use.
Can drunkcyclist be both educational and non-profit?
I’m going to go with a yes on that one.by