Crashing and getting older

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Re: Crashing and getting older

Postby Audax67 » 1 Mar 2018, 10:49am

Alan O wrote:I remember falling off on black ice when I was around 19 or 20, and I was sore and stiff for a day or two. Last year, aged 58, I came off my MTB on a slippy surface and hit the ground quite hard, and suffered no more than a minor bruise.

I'd agree it's mostly down to luck, and nothing to do with age.

Falling off is largely age-independent. Healing isn't.
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Re: Crashing and getting older

Postby hondated » 2 Mar 2018, 7:29pm

Just seen this thread and want to say stay safe everyone and i am sure if we were to do an analysis i dare say its a very small percentage of accidents per mile. Well worth the risk for something we all love to do.