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Calling all injured ones and others not able to ride!!!!(7 posts)

Calling all injured ones and others not able to ride!!!!Mike P
May 14, 2002 4:34 PM
What the hell do you do when you can't ride? It has not even been a week and I'm going crazy here.

I had LASIK surgery last Friday, no problems so far, and I am not supposed to do any heavy duty exercise for 2 weeks. TWO WEEKS!!! So I figure one week no riding whatsoever. Then the second week wear the HRM while riding on the rollers, keeping the heartrate <125 BMP.

I have already rebuilt my rear hub, completely cleaned my bike, cleaned it again to be sure, looked at every frame builders website I can find, and read most everything here a couple times. I even cleaned up my mtb, forgive me, it was dusty; I haven't been on it in over a year and don't plan on riding it either. I have looked at maps and come up with what I believe will be some good rides. But what do I do now?

Mike Icantrideforafewmoredays Pugh
Go visit the bike shop, then the magazine rack with bike magsslow-ron
May 14, 2002 4:41 PM
re: Calling all injured ones and others not able to ride!!!!weiwentg
May 14, 2002 4:51 PM
after breaking my collarbone, I took a couple of weeks off. then I tried to get on a stationary bike. this left me feeling like a hamster running around on those exercise contraptions. so I borrowed my friend's trainer. it's boring, but at least it's my own damn bicycle.
the doc said no heavy duty exercise, not no exercise, did he not? why not trainer for the first week, and the second week go out and spin? not for too long, of course.
I was down for 4 months after knee surgery..........RaiderMike
May 14, 2002 6:58 PM
And spent most of the down time online buying parts to build my first road bike, building the bike, and doing rehab. I actually had a good time, and saved a chunk of money shopping around for parts.
Read a book (nm)Stampertje
May 15, 2002 1:56 AM
Count your blessings that it's only 2 weeks. nmSpinchick
May 15, 2002 4:42 AM
true, dat. (nm)JS Haiku Shop
May 15, 2002 4:45 AM