10 things to do when you’re recovering from injury.

Since I went and broke my collar bone right at the beginning of summer, I came up with some things to do to keep myself busy.

1. Go over your gear. Now is a good time to check out your bike. Especially if you just crashed. Make sure everything on the bike is ok and in working order. Don’t forget to look over your safety gear! My last fall broke some connector straps on my helmet that I didn’t even realize since I was so focused on my collar bone.

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Hello gravity. It’s me, Greg.

Some will say that falling is part of being a mountain biker. Though I may agree, it doesn’t make it any easier when it happens. Especially for us over 40.

My week started off throwing my neck out stretching at my desk at work. Yes, stretching at work. So after a couple chiropractor visits I felt decent enough to get on the bike the first day of the long Memorial Day weekend. Like most of the USA, I had monday off as a holiday, and took an extra vacation day for tuesday. My plan was to get in lots of riding with friends and possibly a long solo ride on my day off while the kids were in school.

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