Temperature on zero. Ice on road. Me on floor. Bike on me. Blood on knee. Self esteem on hold. Plaster on leg. Caution now on menu.

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Comment by Mike the Bike on February 17, 2018 at 16:11

Like the super hero I am, I shrugged off the calamity as though it were nothing.  (That's the version given to my lady, who thinks all cycling should cease between October and April, just in case.)

In reality my 70-year-old knee is very hurty and, more importantly, my precious 10-year-old Centaur rear derailleur looks a bit worse for wear.  But we have the technology, and the glossy black paint, to put it right.  A job for a warm Sunday morning, methinks.

I have made a firm resolution not to ride on frosty mornings, but I have made this pledge several times before and it never lasts beyond a few weeks.  Old dog, new tricks and all that.

Comment by Middle Ringer on February 17, 2018 at 9:21
Hope you are otherwise okay Mike? Seen a lot of ice fall tweets on my Twitter feed lately. Not worth the risk!
Comment by Dave Rowe on February 17, 2018 at 6:40
I'd offer to come over and kiss it better MtB, but you're a manly lot over there on the Island! Hope you and le velo are otherwise OK?

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