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Javier Gomez battles back from bike crash to take opening round of ITU Championship by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Sun 10 Apr 2011 12:54pm Sydney, Australia (10 April 2011)- Javier Gomez labelled his performance in the opening round of the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series in Sydney as one of his best-ever, as he fought back from a bike crash to claim an impressive victory.   A downpour of rain hit the course in the second lap of the elite men's bike and fr ... Read on »
American Matt Chrabot overcomes bike crash to win Huatulco ITU World Cup by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Sun 09 Oct 2011 7:26pm Huatulco, Mexico (9 October 2011) - American Matt Chrabot overcame a bike crash and came from behind on the run to ascend back to the top of the Huatulco World Cup podium today.  It was his second career World Cup title and second in Huatulco, after taking gold in 2009.   In a spectacular comeback in the final two laps of the run, Chrabot r ... Read on »
44mph to 0 in 25 seconds or how I had my second bike crash by Jan M. Patient Expert Posted Sun 30 May 2010 12:45pm Well the title says it all - I had second crash today - on my bike that is. I was doing a nice challenging 70-75 mile loop and I was enjoying myself until the last downhill. It was a steep one and I was going pretty good until I hit the wet part of the road in the woods and had to start breaking approaching a T intersection. Long story sh ... Read on »
My Bike Crash and Road Rash Pics by Jeff Irvin Patient Expert Posted Sat 19 Feb 2011 6:05pm Annie and I signed up to do the Humble Lions Club Charity ride this morning.  She was doing the 25miler and I was going to do the 55miler. About 1000 people were signed up for this ride and it was only 15 minutes from the house so it was on roads I know like the back of my hand.  Started off as a good morning - Good coffee, good bagel, good parki ... Read on »
My First Bike Crash by Jess Posted Fri 16 Mar 2012 8:25am Last Sunday the weather was absolutely gorgeous and I was excited to get out and bike on Beach Drive, a stretch of road through Rock Creek Park that on weekends is closed to cars. Biking in traffic still scares me a lot so I like to take advantage of car-free biking whenever I can. Sunday's ride was going so well. I was intenti ... Read on »
Eyewitness account sheds more light on Chrissie Wellington's serious bike crash by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Mon 26 Sep 2011 11:14am We are now able to confirm THIS recent story that Chrissie Wellington crashed her bike this weekend in Boulder, Colorado on a training ride leading up to the 2011 Ironman World Championships. According to an eyewitness to the accident: "I was literally right behind her. I was riding a flat road with three men and one looked over ... Read on »
Ironman Champ Chrissie Wellington starts the New Year with serious bike crash by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Wed 06 Jan 2010 9:16am Three time Kona World Ironman Champion Chrissie Wellington has started the New Year with a serious bike accident According to her web site: "It has been a rough a few days but I wanted to update everyone by informing you that I fell off my bike during a ride on Saturday 2 January.  The fall resulted in a few broken fingers and bones ... Read on »
Colorado Governor breaks ribs in bike crash by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Mar 2010 10:02am Colorado Governor Bill Ritter crashed his bike today and broke several ribs after colliding with another cyclist his spokesmen said. The Colorado Governor is an avid cyclist, and he has been meeting with seven time Tour de France Champion Lance Armstrong about potentially bringing back a stage race to the state of Colorado similar to the ... Read on »
Video: Hunter Kemper awaits elbow surgery after bike crash by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Thu 20 Oct 2011 3:26pm COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Three-time Olympian Hunter Kemper continues to undergo medical evaluations after he suffered a broken elbow on Oct. 9 at the 2011 USA Triathlon Elite Race Series Finals in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Physicians have been waiting for the external road rash to heal before performing surgery to repair his left elbow. As of now s ... Read on »
Video: Massive bike crash takes out peloton during (Vuelta a España) Tour of Spain by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Tue 01 Sep 2009 3:18pm A massive crash took out a large part of the peloton today at the closing of stage 4 of the Vuelta a España (Tour of Spain). Only the six lead riders manged to make it without getting caught in the mayhem. Among those involved in the horrible crash was American rider Chris Horner. While Horner finished the race he was taken to the hospit ... Read on »