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Looks like G crashed on some ice this morning.
Dislocated shoulder rather than a break though.
https://facebook.com/photo?fbid=219460299545565&set=pcb.219460366212225

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  • ddraverddraver Posts: 22,168
    edited December 2020
    Evergreen thread...
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  • MattFalleMattFalle Posts: 4,307
    Surprised they let him out with icy roads considering his knack for, well, falling off.
  • m.r.m.m.r.m. Posts: 2,224
    Poor bloke. Was probably trying to get on it for next season. Feel for him. I don't want my own riding season to be over either for the next 2-3 months.
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  • rick_chaseyrick_chasey Posts: 54,995 Lives Here
    ddraver said:

    Evergreen thread...

    Came on to say this.
  • N0bodyOfTheGoatN0bodyOfTheGoat Posts: 4,509
    edited December 2020
    I'll forgive the fall and injury if he weent over doing power meter intervals on a mountain bike with wide, multi hundred ice spike tyres...

    Anything else is just careless planning in the pro off season! 🥶🤔
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  • MattFalleMattFalle Posts: 4,307
    Why was he cutting around on icy roads having just recovered from #pelvis anyway?

    Surely they could have sent him somewhere warm (isolate for required time and use static trainer to not lose fitness) so the man who is well known for falling off has less chance of falling off?
  • Dorset_BoyDorset_Boy Posts: 3,850
    MattFalle said:

    Why was he cutting around on icy roads having just recovered from #pelvis anyway?

    Surely they could have sent him somewhere warm (isolate for required time and use static trainer to not lose fitness) so the man who is well known for falling off has less chance of falling off?

    He's been in Monaco the last number of weeks. Possibly has just returned to Wales ahead of Christmas and wanted to catch up with some mates.
    He could still be in France.
    Who knows?
  • gsk82gsk82 Posts: 2,921
    He went to hospital in Monaco. I don't know the weather patterns there, but speculate that he must have been at a pretty high altitude to come across ice?
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  • Dorset_BoyDorset_Boy Posts: 3,850
    gsk82 said:

    He went to hospital in Monaco. I don't know the weather patterns there, but speculate that he must have been at a pretty high altitude to come across ice?

    Doubt that. Unlikely to have been right on the coast, but you wouldn't need to go very far inland (or up) to encouter sub-zero temperatures at this time of year.
  • MattFalleMattFalle Posts: 4,307
    I suppose it all depends on how many days of the year he has spent in the UK this year.
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