Showing posts from May, 2006

I broke my elbows on the bike

Then days ago I was riding my bike on the way to work. I had only ridden for a couple of Km, I was going up the "Albano" hill, just after Stockholm University. I was not very fast but I was not going slow either. A guy in front of me suddenly stopped, he had some problems with his chain. I tried to take over but an other rider came from the other side, I hadn't seen her. I pressed the brakes instinctively, too hard. My front wheel blocked and I flew around it. Luckly for the other riders around me, I did not fall on anybody, limiting the damages. My elbows could not stand the pressure against the stairing wheel and broke. I did not think it was so serious and, after resting for 5 minutes, I went all the way to the office. There I understood that it was better to go and check with the doctors: fracture in both elbows, 4 weeks to recover. I have to stay home for four weeks. Luckly I did not get plasters but I cannot do very much. I got some exercise to do so that the bones

I bought a new bike!

[fa:p:a=edsviken-by-bike,id=2235077909,j=l,s=s,l=i] It is a Trek 7.5 fx. I'm planning to run the Grabvättern on July 11th on it. It is a 90 km long run in Sweden.