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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.

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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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
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
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
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
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
DanGer 8.2mi replied to DanGer 8.2mi's discussion ACL replacement
"thanks. good news matches my expectaions."
Apr 13
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
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
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
Len Krietz replied to DanGer 8.2mi's discussion ACL replacement
"when your doctor says you can."
Apr 13
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ACL replacement

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Apr 13
DanGer 8.2mi replied to Diego Rael- 16.0mi's discussion Got fired today but was able to rescue this baby Oriol on my commute back home.
"he looks like my dad"
Jun 22, 2014
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
DanGer 8.2mi replied to DanGer 8.2mi's discussion kansas city
"just back from kansas city. thanks for all the advice. i saw the sox play kc in their home opener. beautiful park. had coffee at oddly correct, fun. biked in swope park. drank in electric area (young and rowdy). ate bbq at stacks (meh). had a tough…"
Apr 8, 2014
Marc A. Irwin replied to DanGer 8.2mi's discussion kansas city
"It's been over twenty years for me, but the city is better than the 'burbs, one of the few "livable" cities left in the world..  The Plaza, Westport, Brookside and of course the Nelson gallery.  The BBQ is…"
Mar 28, 2014
EssFresh replied to DanGer 8.2mi's discussion kansas city
"Ive spent a few years in both Lawrence and Kansas City in the 90's and early 00's. Downtown art area is still cool but has been mostly turned into an entertainment district by the city. Westport can be fun but when I lived there it was…"
Mar 28, 2014

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What I ride:
Road, Mountain, Cruiser, Fixed Gear, Recumbent, Tandem
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Exercise, Commuting, Distance, Around Town

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