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pottsstevepottssteve Posts: 4,069
edited March 2012 in The bottom bracket
Now then,

Coming home yesterday after a lovely ride with brand new wheels I'm just picking up speed down a gentle hill. Early spring daffodils were waving in the breeze below a pale blue sky. Got up to about 35km/hr when a large ginger cat decides to run across the road right in front of me. I hit it square in the midriff. Both of us went down, though the cat got up a hell of a lot faster than I did.

All in all, I got off lightly. Two bruised hips, banged-up elbow and a sore shoulder. Two scraped shifters, scratched Giro helmet and a scuffed rear wheel skewer (the bike fell on top of me, drive chain side up). First time my head's ever hit the ground, so a bit unnerving.

Looked for the cat to see if it was alright, so I could throttle it, but the furry little fecker had legged it.

I'm calling it a draw....
Head Hands Heart Lungs Legs

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  • t.m.h.n.e.tt.m.h.n.e.t Posts: 2,265
    Id call that a draw too. Don't worry! you'll be feline fine in a day or two.

    :)
  • DavidJBDavidJB Posts: 2,019
    Must have been a hairy moment. Its very rare is happens so must have been a purrfect storm.
  • MattC59MattC59 Posts: 5,408
    Hope you can claw your way back to health :lol:
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  • Cleat EastwoodCleat Eastwood Posts: 7,508
    life just isnt fur. :D
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  • Richie63Richie63 Posts: 2,132
    Almost a Catastrophe
    I'm going to blow the bank on a new build ( within reason ) NOW DONE!!
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  • Meow meow people, enough of the rubbish jokes.
  • t.m.h.n.e.tt.m.h.n.e.t Posts: 2,265
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  • random manrandom man Posts: 1,518
    This forum is pure filth!

    Here is yet another thread about censored :x I'm disgusted :x
  • CiBCiB Posts: 6,098
    What a turtle disaster. Do I win a fiver?
  • cornerblockcornerblock Posts: 3,228
    This page is just littered with paw cat puns.
  • pottsstevepottssteve Posts: 4,069
    You people are sick! I could have been killed and you're all having a laugh.


    Fur God's sake, just paws for a minute and think before you type insults and all that these entail.
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  • cornerblockcornerblock Posts: 3,228
    Have you had your shoulder checked out?

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  • t.m.h.n.e.tt.m.h.n.e.t Posts: 2,265
    pottssteve wrote:
    You people are sick! I could have been killed and you're all having a laugh.


    Fur God's sake, just paws for a minute and think before you type insults and all that these entail.
    I hereby declare that I, "Too Many Hobbies Not Enough Time" do solemnly take offence to such comment here quoteth. I also shall declare that although great and undue offence has been caused,there shall be no cause for retort,nor reporting,nor making of a jolly good scene. I also acknowledge that in due course of offence being taken,that a level of butthurt may have also occurred directly proportionate to the insult severity. No further action shall be undertaken on the provision that this incident in entirety,was an isolated one and I receive sufficient Girls in lycra pics via pm in lieu of compensation.

    T.M.H.N.E.T


    :)
  • Wirral_paulWirral_paul Posts: 2,476
    pottssteve wrote:
    You people are sick! I could have been killed and you're all having a laugh.

    Fur God's sake, just paws for a minute and think before you type insults and all that these entail.

    Quite right too - if you'd have been killed then who would have come on here to tell us that the bike is pretty much ok!! :lol:
  • pottsstevepottssteve Posts: 4,069
    edited March 2012
    Have you had your shoulder checked out?

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    That looks a bit like the big furry [email protected] that I hit! (The cat, not the bloke).

    Except the one I hit will now have a 25mm wide tread pattern up one side...
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  • t.m.h.n.e.tt.m.h.n.e.t Posts: 2,265
    So you shaved a censored ? :O
  • pottsstevepottssteve Posts: 4,069
    So you shaved a censored ? :O


    Not really, I hit it HARD from the side.

    Are you getting off on this? :wink:
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  • t.m.h.n.e.tt.m.h.n.e.t Posts: 2,265
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  • pottsstevepottssteve Posts: 4,069
    You're a very, naughty, boy.....
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  • t.m.h.n.e.tt.m.h.n.e.t Posts: 2,265
    http://youtu.be/Zjz16xjeBAA

    ps:how's the road rash?
  • ddraverddraver Posts: 25,174
    :D Why do terrible puns make me laugh so much :D

    thankyou guys, good to know those dastardly commuters can't ruin all our fun!
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  • pottsstevepottssteve Posts: 4,069


    ps:how's the road rash?

    Didn't get too much as I was fully clothed in bib-longs and soft shell jacket. Really pleased that this wasn't trashed as it wasn't cheap.

    Another [email protected] night's sleep though - because of bruises on both hips I have to lie on my back all night and if I roll I wake up. I can tell you, T.M.H.N.E.T, I was tossing all night......... :wink:
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  • t.m.h.n.e.tt.m.h.n.e.t Posts: 2,265
    pottssteve wrote:
    I was tossing all night......... :wink:
    I do believe that it's you who is naughty :D
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