Monday, 21 January 2013

Winter bites me on the bum

After an extended bout of flu over Christmas my first night ride of the year ended in disaster when a  patch of black ice on the descent of Dunain hill up ended me and brought me down hard on my rear. I lay still for a long time in the darkness badly winded and moaning before heading down the hill gingerly. Funny - it was the same ice that I passed on the way up and thought that I had better avoid on the way down. 

No bones broken but a few lessons learned. Ice is not sticky but it is quite hard.

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