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Moving on with Commute By Bike

by Bike Shop Girl

On October 1st, 2010 I was hit by a car in downtown Charlotte.  If you want the full recap check out my personal site.  Since the accident I’ve dealt with many physical and mental damages.  I wasn’t able to write online, blog, tweet or Facebook.

A few days after my accident, I realized a few things.

  • I wouldn’t be able to write for a while
  • I wouldn’t be riding a bike for a while
  • I wouldn’t be on the road bicycle for a long time
  • I needed to figure something out for this site

Quickly, I shot off an email to Josh of Utility Cycling to see if he would be interested in taking over the reins at Commute By Bike.  I know Josh well enough to be assured that he has an invested interest in the soul of Commute By Bike.

Moving forward, I have many things I plan on contributing to Commute By Bike, after resolving the various issues surrounding my accident.  Among other things, I’ll be back with quite a few product reviews to finalize.

 
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6 Responses to “Moving on with Commute By Bike”

  1. mike says:

    sorry to hear that! i commute by bike at U Arizona and lots of people get hit by bikes–real bad accidents like crush pelvises. I hope i dont. It is scary, but I like it. I know there are risks but i dont want to live my life in fear. My eyes are just wide open when i bike.

    Best wishes
    mike

  2. Kate says:

    Good luck getting better, physically and mentally. I’m sending happy riding vibes your way. Thank you for all your work on this wonderful site. You will be missed.

  3. Paul says:

    Sorry to hear about your crash with that car, I hope you recover quickly. Having someone take the reins of you bike lifestyle at this point of your life is totally understandable. I had a bad crash while riding a unfamiliar commute last May, which didn’t involve a driver- just fatigue and lack of attention. I shattered my ankle and had 3 surgeries to put it back together again. It wasn’t until September when I was able to ride a bike and October I feel ok being on the street again. Good luck with your recovery!

  4. Dwayne says:

    Take your time. Get better. Heal your body and your spirit. You’ll be back in no time.

  5. BluesCat says:

    Take care, get better, BSG.

  6. Greg says:

    Best wishes on a speedy recovery.

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