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Old 09-12-2012, 10:15 AM   #1
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Damn Cell Phone

So I roll to a stop in the Homedale, ID Paul's Market parking lot, pull my lid and ear plugs, then call my wife. 'Hi, Babe. Ya want me to pick up some hamburger?" I ask as I start to dismount my bike. Then, pain and darkness. I find myself on my back and hear screaming. I know this pain... from years back when a reel of Hawk Missile Launcher data cable slid out the rear of a deuce-and-a-half and onto my knees. I stop my scream and begin hyperventilating a mantra of, "Shit.. Shit...Shit," through clinched teeth. I force my eyes to open. My busted off left mirror lay next to my face and I see pieces of cell phone through the spokes of my front tire.

When I have a top bag on the rear of my seat I pull my self up with the handle bars so that my right leg will clear the bag. Because I was talking on my cell I only had a grip with my left hand, so I was not leaned forward as much as usual and my right foot hit the bag. Because I had a phone in my right hand rather than a twist grip, inertia transferred to my upper body toppling me off my bike with my left leg pined to the tank...and my knee blew out.

Note to self: Zero multitasking when in the saddle.
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Old 09-12-2012, 10:37 AM   #2
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Old 09-12-2012, 12:05 PM   #3
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I haven't any idea what happened. The cell phone caused something? What does a blown out knee mean?
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Old 09-12-2012, 12:36 PM   #4
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I haven't any idea what happened. The cell phone caused something? What does a blown out knee mean?
---Because I had a phone in my right hand rather than a twist grip, inertia transferred to my upper body toppling me off my bike with my left leg pined to the tank...and my knee blew out.

Trying to be most politic, I will answer your question with a question.

Is English your second language?




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Old 09-12-2012, 12:43 PM   #5
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Yes, I am unfamiliar with the English so have to struggle manly to be understood here on this board.

A cell phone caused a momentum shift? How many grams do you mass?
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Old 09-12-2012, 01:14 PM   #6
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Yes, I am unfamiliar with the English so have to struggle manly to be understood here on this board.

A cell phone caused a momentum shift? How many grams do you mass?
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Old 09-12-2012, 07:09 PM   #7
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How many grams do you mass? Damn, I'm gonna have to remember that one!

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Yes, I am unfamiliar with the English so have to struggle manly to be understood here on this board.

A cell phone caused a momentum shift? How many grams do you mass?
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Old 09-14-2012, 06:06 PM   #8
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Yes, I am unfamiliar with the English so have to struggle manly to be understood here on this board.

A cell phone caused a momentum shift? How many grams do you mass?
His writing style is very cryptic, yet he somehow expects everyone to exactly know what happened. I assumed he was hit by a car while sitting on the bike, since he appear to have knocked himself out and could hear screaming as he awoke. Upon re-read, I agree that he may have tipped his bike over on to himself, by not paying attention when he was dismounting.

He either writes very poorly or is purposely being obtuse.
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Old 10-19-2012, 08:51 AM   #9
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Yes, I am unfamiliar with the English so have to struggle manly to be understood here on this board.

A cell phone caused a momentum shift? How many grams do you mass?
I read that out loud. Hilarious.

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Old 10-17-2012, 09:50 AM   #10
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Kind of a harsh response to an innocent question. I practically make my living writing, and I've read your post three times and I still don't exactly know what the fuck you've described.




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---Because I had a phone in my right hand rather than a twist grip, inertia transferred to my upper body toppling me off my bike with my left leg pined to the tank...and my knee blew out.

Trying to be most politic, I will answer your question with a question.

Is English your second language?




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Old 09-12-2012, 01:31 PM   #11
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I still have no idea what happened here

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Old 09-12-2012, 01:45 PM   #12
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Was also waiting to see the part about the asshat driver that nailed you in a parking stall. Wouldn't have been the first.
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Old 10-20-2012, 11:48 AM   #13
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Was also waiting to see the part about the asshat driver that nailed you in a parking stall. Wouldn't have been the first.
DITTO....was waiting to hear about the bitch on the phone and not paying attention what smacked into 'em.......guess we kinda did......
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Old 09-12-2012, 01:58 PM   #14
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I swing leg while "'look mom no hand" ...and tripod turn to be only two hinge so swing over and fall down go boom. Knee no bend sideways. Hurt much myself.
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Old 09-12-2012, 06:59 PM   #15
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I swing leg while "'look mom no hand" ...and tripod turn to be only two hinge so swing over and fall down go boom. Knee no bend sideways. Hurt much myself.
Damn you, I live in europe and have been unable to get back to sleep for three hours (it's 4 am now). I was just finally nodding off and I almost chit myself laughing at this. FANKS for the lolz.
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