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Re: LeonDude down
« Reply #40 on: December 28, 2009, 06:02:26 am »
Keep rocking Leondude

trust you gonna be up and about in double quick time.

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Re: LeonDude down
« Reply #41 on: December 28, 2009, 06:08:17 am »
Thanks all, will hear today about opp. Hope to be out of here soon!
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Re: LeonDude down
« Reply #42 on: December 28, 2009, 06:17:24 am »
Ag nee Leon, Baie bly om te hoor dis nie erger nie. Hoop nie dis te nodig vir operasie nie en dat jy sommer sonder "invasive procedures" op die been gaan wees. Hoop hulle gee jou genoeg pynstillers en dat jy sommer vinnig gaan herstel! Sterkte ou!! :thumleft:
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Re: LeonDude down
« Reply #43 on: December 28, 2009, 06:26:23 am »
Sorry to hear that
Hope you get well soon boet
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Re: LeonDude down
« Reply #44 on: December 28, 2009, 07:18:46 am »
Sterkte ou bul - hoop hulle ontslaan jou vinnig  :thumleft:
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By the deep Sea, and music in its roar:
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Re: LeonDude down
« Reply #45 on: December 28, 2009, 07:27:18 am »
<CrossPost from http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=42585.0 >

Visited ole Leon in the casualty section (a.k.a. biker's ward) of the Pretoria Academic Hospital (a.k.a. Steve Biko) 'spetel yesterday.

Obviously in pain, but in good spirits.

He has broken both bones in his lower leg - tibbiwassisname and fibbiwassisname. The one is displaced, but the other izznt.

They gave him a 'jection that makes him feel like he had three beers. I asked the charming Dr. Joubert if I could have one too but she said she needed to break my leg first - I declined.

They will probably operate today and pin a couple of tyre-levers to the bone, but the Ortho was at "theatre" (movies?). In the meantime they put on a "back-slab" (half-a-cast) to make it more comfortable

His major gripe is that he will miss the Geo Ride !

I'll pop in today and see how he's doing.





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« Last Edit: December 28, 2009, 07:28:39 am by GundaGunda »
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Re: LeonDude down
« Reply #46 on: December 28, 2009, 07:54:10 am »
Get well soon buddy!!  :thumleft:  :thumleft:
 

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Re: LeonDude down
« Reply #47 on: December 28, 2009, 08:00:21 am »
aggenee jammer om te hoor leon.

a very steep hill? do we have those in jhb??

ek sal baie unimpressed wees as hulle my broek so stukkend sny.
 

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Re: LeonDude down
« Reply #48 on: December 28, 2009, 08:03:12 am »
It's

Tibia
and
Fibula

:D

Hope they both heal well  :thumleft:

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Re: LeonDude down
« Reply #49 on: December 28, 2009, 08:04:29 am »
ek sal baie unimpressed wees as hulle my broek so stukkend sny.

Leon's decision. It was either that or exposing his riding jocks to the nice lady doctor.
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Re: LeonDude down
« Reply #50 on: December 28, 2009, 08:07:05 am »
always wear sensible underwear.  :mwink:

i would trop trou in an instant, did it the last time. to the surprise (dismay) of the nurses, told them i cant afford new pants.

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Re: LeonDude down
« Reply #51 on: December 28, 2009, 08:12:37 am »
Gave me flashbacks, seeing you lying on the ground like that. Hope it heals quickly, Leon. gotta get back on that horse as quick as you can.

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Re: LeonDude down
« Reply #52 on: December 28, 2009, 08:45:03 am »
Before ...



During ...




After ...



Tough guy, respect Dude!
 

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Re: LeonDude down
« Reply #53 on: December 28, 2009, 08:45:55 am »
Heal soon Leon, hope to see you back on the bike quick quick, then we will go back to that climb so you can whipp it's ass!!

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Thanks to all who pitched in and helped to sort Leon out!!

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Re: LeonDude down
« Reply #54 on: December 28, 2009, 08:52:35 am »
Leondude what we do to have 'fun'..

See you up n about soon... :thumleft:
 

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Re: LeonDude down
« Reply #55 on: December 28, 2009, 08:56:42 am »
Sterkte Leon, word gou gesond man!!

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Re: LeonDude down
« Reply #56 on: December 28, 2009, 08:58:53 am »
Hey, BAD news, LD!!!!!!

Word gou gesond....

Does it not maybe have something to do with that green tank on your KLR?   :pot: :pot:

You did get that from Goenie?!?
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Re: LeonDude down
« Reply #57 on: December 28, 2009, 09:21:46 am »
heal well LD, hope you dont have too much pain and discomfort
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Re: LeonDude down
« Reply #58 on: December 28, 2009, 09:24:02 am »
Word gou beter, nooit lekker om te hoor as iemand afkom nie. :thumleft:

Bit of a wake-up call, went on a solo plastic bike ride Saterday to explore a route, had small off after riding into a overgrown channel, first thing to hit the floor was head, banged my knee pretty good, could have been serious, will think twice next time before going solo >:(
 

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Re: LeonDude down
« Reply #59 on: December 28, 2009, 09:28:46 am »
Welcome to the 27Th December broken bone club.....On the 27th December 2 years ago, Peaches had her bad crash, make sure you have a better orthopod than she had.....
Why the break though? From the pictures it appears you had both high MX boots and knee protection, did the leg twist?
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