Cycling Accidents Archive

  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="http://www.leighbarlow.com/?p=12613"></div>My first thought, as the bike begins to topple, is, shit. Then I am in the midst of the tumble, my body and face hitting the dirt, the frame and […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="http://www.leighbarlow.com/?p=12613"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on wp_trim_excerpt -->

    Comment – A Cycling Accident

    My first thought, as the bike begins to topple, is, shit. Then I am in the midst of the tumble, my body and face hitting the dirt, the frame and […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="http://www.leighbarlow.com/?p=3307"></div>I’ve got a new bike and I love it. After getting my last bike stolen I thought I’d take the opportunity to upgrade a little. I hadn’t had a bicycle […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="http://www.leighbarlow.com/?p=3307"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on wp_trim_excerpt -->

    Comment – New Bike

    I’ve got a new bike and I love it. After getting my last bike stolen I thought I’d take the opportunity to upgrade a little. I hadn’t had a bicycle […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="http://www.leighbarlow.com/?p=3268"></div>A couple of weeks ago my mountain bike was stolen. A very nice young man (I’ve seen the CCTV footage) walked up to the rack, cut the cable, and rode […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="http://www.leighbarlow.com/?p=3268"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on wp_trim_excerpt -->

    Comment – Stolen Bike

    A couple of weeks ago my mountain bike was stolen. A very nice young man (I’ve seen the CCTV footage) walked up to the rack, cut the cable, and rode […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="http://www.leighbarlow.com/?p=3224"></div>It has been over a year since I last broke a bone while cycling, but a couple of weeks ago that run of good luck came to an end. This […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="http://www.leighbarlow.com/?p=3224"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on wp_trim_excerpt -->

    Comment – Another Bike Accident

    It has been over a year since I last broke a bone while cycling, but a couple of weeks ago that run of good luck came to an end. This […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="http://www.leighbarlow.com/?p=1888"></div>Trees are softer than roads. The winter weather is here in the Northern climes and the early mornings are cold, clear and bright. An ideal time to go for a […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="http://www.leighbarlow.com/?p=1888"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on wp_trim_excerpt -->

    Don’t Cycle On Ice

    Trees are softer than roads. The winter weather is here in the Northern climes and the early mornings are cold, clear and bright. An ideal time to go for a […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="http://www.leighbarlow.com/?p=1445"></div>The off-roading accident last weekend (see here) was no worse than any of my previous ones, but for some reason it made me nervous about doing other drops. I’m a […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="http://www.leighbarlow.com/?p=1445"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on wp_trim_excerpt -->

    The Fear of Leafing

    The off-roading accident last weekend (see here) was no worse than any of my previous ones, but for some reason it made me nervous about doing other drops. I’m a […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="http://www.leighbarlow.com/?p=1436"></div>Man meets tree: tree wins. Well it had to happen. It’s been over a month since I had a good cycling accident and in the last few weeks I’ve been […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="http://www.leighbarlow.com/?p=1436"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on wp_trim_excerpt -->

    Calling All Evil Trees

    Man meets tree: tree wins. Well it had to happen. It’s been over a month since I had a good cycling accident and in the last few weeks I’ve been […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="http://www.leighbarlow.com/?p=1218"></div>While cycling through a park the other week I chanced upon a woman sat on a bench. A few steps away her toddling child stood on the path. As I […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="http://www.leighbarlow.com/?p=1218"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on wp_trim_excerpt -->

    Child of Confusion

    While cycling through a park the other week I chanced upon a woman sat on a bench. A few steps away her toddling child stood on the path. As I […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="http://www.leighbarlow.com/?p=1214"></div>Maybe it was a break, or at least more some serious damage than I originally thought. It’s been well over a month since I ramed my face into the ground […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="http://www.leighbarlow.com/?p=1214"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on wp_trim_excerpt -->

    Not So Wolverine

    Maybe it was a break, or at least more some serious damage than I originally thought. It’s been well over a month since I ramed my face into the ground […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="http://www.leighbarlow.com/?p=1112"></div>After my small biking accident the other week (see here) I thought it would be interesting to make a brief note of how long it took my injuries to heal. […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-cat-page addthis_tool" data-url="http://www.leighbarlow.com/?p=1112"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on wp_trim_excerpt -->

    Healing Words

    After my small biking accident the other week (see here) I thought it would be interesting to make a brief note of how long it took my injuries to heal. […]

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