[Bulk] jim & the blustery day
art.robinson at rogers.com
Wed Nov 17 09:40:40 PST 2010
Hi Mr. Jim:
The List is complete: Good to have you back!!
Your misfortune may just have saved you daughter and it certainly proves
the value of wearing the right gear.
Last week I had to go and see my Dermatologist. I wanted to go on the
bike, but I was a bit late and ended up caging it there.
In the parking lot, I managed to trip over a raised piece of asphalt and
ended up tottering forward, just a bit off balance and gaining quite a
bit of momentum over about 30 feet distance, before crashing onto the
deck, using my hands and knees for braking.
I was bloodied and mad, my hands were like hamburger and the knee was
gone from my jeans, which had protected me a little.
My first (and predictable response) was F#*K and the second was, "This
is why we wear gear when we are riding".
If I'd taken the bike I would have been fine... kind of a reverse
situation from Mr. Jim.
Art in TO
From: gpzlist-bounces at micapeak.com [mailto:gpzlist-bounces at micapeak.com]
On Behalf Of Marilyn Mason
Sent: 15 November 2010 14:45
To: Art Robinson
Subject: [Bulk] jim & the blustery day
hey boys 7 girls.
i'm out of the hospital.
Air cast on my right foot, purple "Barney" cast on my left hand and A
right chest that serverely dislikes, coughing, sneezing ang laughing.
bretahing is annoying but a must to both exercise the lung and prevent
Good gear prevented this being a hell of a lot worse. My right boot
like it was a chew toy for a couple of bears, Joe Rocket suit lost knees
elbow and a shoulder, HJC Helmet visor ground nearly through, plus both
sides scuffed badly. They all did their jobs and I thank them for
My daughter who rides pillion on a HD with her husband was shocked to
the suit & helmet and realized with an open faced or piss pot helmet I
wouldn't have a face. She took the ARai full face I had her wear when
rode with me back home with her.
Thanks for the good wishes
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