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I hit a car with a rock
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I ran over a rock and the rock shot out and hit a car. I felt bad, but rocks happen. Am I liable for damage?Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cameron 7.5 mi Jul 13, 2015.

ACL replacement
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When can i expect to start riding after acl replacement?Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wade Apr 16, 2015.

kansas city
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I am riding around kansas city this april 4 to 7. Any suggestions?Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by DanGer 8.2mi Apr 8, 2014.

vacationing in portland, or
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i am going to portland in may. who, what, when, were, and why. help me make it a great trip.Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Feb 13, 2013.

 

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May 12
Cameron 7.5 mi replied to DanGer 8.2mi's discussion I hit a car with a rock
"Unless you were chucking cobble stones, I'd doubt that there were any damages. A little pebble shooting out from under your tires would do less harm than the rocks that car tires kick up driving over gravel."
Jul 13, 2015
DanGer 8.2mi posted a discussion

I hit a car with a rock

I ran over a rock and the rock shot out and hit a car. I felt bad, but rocks happen. Am I liable for damage?See More
Jul 13, 2015
Wade replied to DanGer 8.2mi's discussion ACL replacement
"If you ride on a trainer at home, once your PT gives the nod, you should probably use platforms until the graft has taken. You don't want to stress it by pulling against your foot on the upstroke. I had my surgery in September. The stationary…"
Apr 16, 2015
Anne Alt replied to DanGer 8.2mi's discussion ACL replacement
"I've only experienced that in 2 ways: extreme hill climbing or crashing/falling."
Apr 15, 2015
DanGer 8.2mi replied to DanGer 8.2mi's discussion ACL replacement
"Thanks for all the toughtful responses. Another question that colud be asked is if biking contributes to knee injury."
Apr 14, 2015
Dave Jacque replied to DanGer 8.2mi's discussion ACL replacement
"Blew up my left knee pretty good a couple years back skiing in Colorado. Took about a month after the surgery before I could pedal comfortably on the trainer, and a couple more weeks before I felt I could take some short rides outside. Other than an…"
Apr 14, 2015
Anne Alt replied to DanGer 8.2mi's discussion ACL replacement
"I've had minor knee surgery (meniscus) and gotten the okay from my doc to ride my bike on a trainer after 6 weeks, then on the road 2 weeks later. Not sure if the same timeline applies for your ACL surgery. I think Asper K makes good…"
Apr 14, 2015
DanGer 8.2mi replied to DanGer 8.2mi's discussion ACL replacement
"thanks. good news matches my expectaions."
Apr 13, 2015
Asper K replied to DanGer 8.2mi's discussion ACL replacement
"My guess is in 6-8 weeks you'll be able to bike around town or at least with decent strength in the gym.  Long rides might be a little tougher this year.  You'll need to get your strength back plus there there will still be…"
Apr 13, 2015
DanGer 8.2mi replied to DanGer 8.2mi's discussion ACL replacement
"thanks. i tore three anterior ligaments and tore the miniscus last year. it took three months to bear weight. three days ago i had the other acl repaired, today i can bear some weight, no swelling and occasional pain. i will listen to my therapist…"
Apr 13, 2015
Asper K replied to DanGer 8.2mi's discussion ACL replacement
" You can't hurt the reconstruction because it's in there with hardware.  You can go based on your comfort.  A little bit within the first days is ok.  But this should be in the gym.  Your good leg will do most of…"
Apr 13, 2015
Len Krietz replied to DanGer 8.2mi's discussion ACL replacement
"when your doctor says you can."
Apr 13, 2015
DanGer 8.2mi posted a discussion

ACL replacement

When can i expect to start riding after acl replacement?See More
Apr 13, 2015
DanGer 8.2mi replied to Julie Hochstadter's discussion Do you Ride a Road Bike in the Rain?
"I ride in all weather. The only part of a rainy day that gives me the willies is lightning."
Apr 11, 2014

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What I ride:
Road, Mountain, Cruiser, Fixed Gear, Recumbent, Tandem
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Around Town, Distance
What brings you to The Chainlink?
I wanted to find group rides and new routes in the city

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