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Tim Jackson (the MasiGuy) in the hospital

by Commute by Bike

One of the frequent commenters here at Commute by Bike and a good friend of mine, Tim Jackson (the MasiGuy), was involved in a wreck during a track race a couple nights ago. He hit the boards at close to 40mph and has plenty of injuries to show for it.

  • concussion (he was out for five minutes)
  • cracked ribs
  • several cracked vertebrae in his neck
  • distended eye
  • cracked knee/kneecap
  • almost severed his right thumb

So far the docs are expecting a full recovery but he’s in a lot of pain… although the morphine button at his side keeps him in decent spirits.

If you’ve ever met Tim Jackson you’ll know there’s not a guy on the planet more passionate about the bicycle. If you’d like to send well wishes or donations, visit this post at the Racer Blue Squirrel’s blog.

 
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6 Responses to “Tim Jackson (the MasiGuy) in the hospital”

  1. Laura says:

    get better soonly!

  2. Elizabeth says:

    Wishing you a speedy recovery, Tim.

  3. Fritz says:

    Tim Jackson’s the real deal — a very nice and friendly guy and, like Tim G wrote, passionate about bikes.

  4. bikesgonewild says:

    …i’d only add that tim/masiguy really is an eloquent voice w/ in & for the industry…

    …pass on the word to that boy that he’s got a lotta friends he’s never met, cheering for his speedy recovery…

  5. wannaCmore says:

    +1

  6. VeganCommuter says:

    …dude…

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