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Re: Joey Evans (T9er) in an accident on Pongola 500 :(
« Reply #40 on: August 29, 2014, 01:23:23 pm »
Look forward to seeing you in Upington.  Best of luck, mate!
 

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Re: Joey Evans (T9er) in an accident on Pongola 500 :(
« Reply #41 on: August 29, 2014, 01:56:52 pm »
You'll no doubt still kick our slow asses into next week! :) Good luck with the recovery!

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Re: Joey Evans (T9er) in an accident on Pongola 500 :(
« Reply #42 on: August 29, 2014, 08:19:14 pm »
Agg kak man!

That's a pity, I was looking forward to meeting again in November.

howzit bud
Don't write me off yet, I have about 9 weeks till Amageza and I intend to do everything in my power to be on that start line. I just hope they don't do any urine tests for painkillers! jokes aside I think I have a chance but will need to see how the next few weeks go. Don't want to be stupid and compound the injuries but at the same time I'm not going to give up on this without a fight. Time will tell.

I also got the quote for my bike repair, R49000, luckily insured but still waiting for approval. Fortunately I took the whole roadbook and ICO off the night before the ride so that's fine.
As luck would have it I have about 6-8 weeks to work on the bike so plenty time for that. And then at least 1 full week to get bike fit!
I take my hat off to you mate, your a fucking nutter but a good one! ;)
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Re: Joey Evans (T9er) in an accident on Pongola 500 :(
« Reply #43 on: August 30, 2014, 08:27:30 pm »
I take my hat off to you mate, your a fucking nutter but a good one! ;)

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Re: Joey Evans (T9er) in an accident on Pongola 500 :(
« Reply #44 on: September 01, 2014, 02:36:12 am »
Pissies will never be heroes! :thumleft:

Really hope you will be there T9er, I was also hoping to meet you.
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Re: Joey Evans (T9er) in an accident on Pongola 500 :(
« Reply #45 on: September 01, 2014, 08:12:44 am »
Go and spend some time in an oxygen tent , it really speeds up the healing process
 

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Re: Joey Evans (T9er) in an accident on Pongola 500 :(
« Reply #46 on: September 17, 2014, 05:17:31 pm »
Howzit guys, thanks again for all the support but unfortunately Amageza 2014 is not happening for me. :'(
My elbow has been incredibly painful and just didn't seem to be getting any better so I went for a scan and there was pieces of bone that showed up on the x-ray so I went into surgery again to have them removed, as it turned out the pieces were still attached to my triceps tendon and had pulled out of the elbow. The tendon was also torn. The end result is they have reattached my tendon to my elbow with a plate and screws (that will stay in permanently) and also had to repair the tendon tear. The doc says 6 weeks until I can start physio and 3-6 months before I can put real weight or strain on it. If I do before that it will tear again and will have to be operated on again and start the healing process all over again. On top of that my collar bone is still healing as well as the 2 broken ribs, so it has become impossible to even consider racing again this year.
I'm super gutted right now, but as we all know it could always be worse. I'm grateful that it will all heal in the long run and looking forward to riding with you guys soon.
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Re: Joey Evans (T9er) in an accident on Pongola 500 :(
« Reply #47 on: September 17, 2014, 05:22:13 pm »
Eish - what a pity Joey, and I feel your disappointment dude.  :(  All the best with your recovery and well get em again next year.   :thumleft:
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Re: Joey Evans (T9er) in an accident on Pongola 500 :(
« Reply #48 on: September 17, 2014, 05:23:43 pm »
Bummer. Was looking forward to meeting you and your sense of humour.

(And the cow jokes.)

Heal up well!

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Re: Joey Evans (T9er) in an accident on Pongola 500 :(
« Reply #49 on: September 17, 2014, 06:32:29 pm »
Ah gutted mate =[

Focus on the fact that you need to heal up so you can do the 2015!
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Re: Joey Evans (T9er) in an accident on Pongola 500 :(
« Reply #50 on: September 17, 2014, 06:41:07 pm »
Sorry to hear this, Joey.  That's a real bummer.

You could ask Alex if you could join in another capacity?
 

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Re: Joey Evans (T9er) in an accident on Pongola 500 :(
« Reply #51 on: September 17, 2014, 09:13:07 pm »
Sorry to hear this, Joey.  That's a real bummer.

You could ask Alex if you could join in another capacity?

+1

Last year I couldnt walk properly never mind ride, but I had tremendous fun helping the organization. Alexander needs passionate guys, and this might be an opportunity to put something back?

Would be great to meet you either way in Nov. :deal:
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Re: Joey Evans (T9er) in an accident on Pongola 500 :(
« Reply #52 on: September 18, 2014, 09:47:54 am »

Focus on the fact that you need to heal up so you can do the 2015!

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Re: Joey Evans (T9er) in an accident on Pongola 500 :(
« Reply #53 on: September 18, 2014, 09:50:04 am »
Sorry to hear man,

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« Reply #54 on: September 18, 2014, 10:11:52 am »
I don't know you but I wish you a speedy recovery. :thumleft:
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Re: Joey Evans (T9er) in an accident on Pongola 500 :(
« Reply #55 on: September 18, 2014, 10:38:13 am »
Damn man. Bad luck. But I suppose part of what we do for fun.

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