Monthly Archives: June 2014

Slings: Lancaster vs Collar and Cuff


The clavicle is a sod of a bone to break. There just isn’t that much you can do with it and, if the skin isn’t broken, for the amateur folk in the UK at least, natural healing is the preferred low cost treatment. So, … Continue reading

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Fracture clinic 2: disappointment


So, four weeks to the day since I broke my collar bone and I was back at the fracture clinic to see how the pieces of me were knitting back together. I arrived early for an X-ray and, after a … Continue reading

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NCRA Two Day Race, Day 2 Southwick


My broken collarbone has put paid to any ambitions I once held for the NCRA Two Day Race, and believe me I did have ambitions. Probably too grand, nevertheless, I was sorely disappointed to not try to realise them. Still … Continue reading

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Learning to Ride / Frustration of a Convalescent


This morning I woke up feeling like a Lego man; limited arm movement and yellowing skin around my battered shoulder. It’s just over a week since I crashed out at Rockingham and fractured my collarbone. The road rash is healing … Continue reading

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