Racing after stitches

nsmyth1988 Posts: 91
So had an accident and have a 3” wound that is stitched up on my upper right thigh, getting the stitches out on Monday only question is could I race on the Tuesday(never had stitches before). The race is a 20 mile hilly circuit with a 2 mile finish of around 8-12% which suits myself

Could the wound reopen? With effort levels on the bike?
"Training is like fighting a Gorilla. You don't stop when you're tired. You stop when the Gorilla is tired"


  • Matthewfalle
    Matthewfalle Posts: 17,380
    Check with the doctor/nurse doing the procedure. No one here has seen the injury or what it looks like now.

    Anyone who says otherwise is silly.
    Postby team47b » Sun Jun 28, 2015 11:53 am

    De Sisti wrote:
    This is one of the silliest threads I've come across. :lol:

    Recognition at last Matthew, well done!, a justified honour :D
    smithy21 wrote:

    He's right you know.
  • jgsi
    jgsi Posts: 5,062
    Ask Bungle