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Hi, my name is binriding from Peterborough UK.

binridingbinriding Member Posts: 7 Listener
Hi Guys, disabled following a motorcycle accident in June, right leg/ankle affected by nerve damage, wheelchair/crutches user, adapted car. Not on here to moan or complain, would like to chat to people with similar problems to hear how they are dealing with pain/medicines. This might slow me down but its not going to beat me !

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  • steve51steve51 Member Posts: 7,175 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @binriding

    A very big welcome to you to our online community.

    I'm sorry to hear about your motorcycle accident.

    Yes you can "meet & great" other members who are in simulair situation who would be more than happy in sharing there stories with you.

    Please Pease let me know if I can help/support you ??

    You have got the right attitude to further your ongoing recovery.

    Steve.
  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Member Posts: 5,257 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi binriding and welcome

    P/boro is not far from me :)
    My riding days sadly ended a few  years ago fortunately without incident, still miss it though. Make do now with a rag top on sunny days

    Please let us know if there is any help we can give

    CR
    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • binridingbinriding Member Posts: 7 Listener
    Hi Guys and thanks for the welcome. Im not ready to give up my riding days yet, at the moment I can't lift my leg to put it on the foot peg but I'm confident that if I can get enough strength back I will be able to manage it. My left leg is perfectly ok so gear change presents no problems. My biggest problem by far is my family who have (understandably) told me no more riding. Unfortunately I've been riding for 35 years and you just can't switch it off !! I reckon it'll be a couple of years, but then ill be down the BMW showroom picking a new one !
    Have just bought a nearly new car and had it adapted so I can accelerate with my left foot and thats ok for work/shopping/family trips but biking is my hobby as well as my transport and finding a replacement hobby isn't straight forward. Anything I do is usually physical so I'm limited. Not complaining, theres plenty far worse off than me, just saying !

    Alan
  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Member Posts: 5,257 Disability Gamechanger
    You will ride again I have no doubt, families don't understand :)

    CR
    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • steve51steve51 Member Posts: 7,175 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @binriding

    Yes once a biker nothing gets in the way !!!!!!!!

    Family's don't understand !!!!!!!!
  • Sam_AlumniSam_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,731 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @binriding
    Welcome to the community :) Our member @triker1958 wrote about having an adapted trike, you might like to have a read.
    Scope
    Senior online community officer
  • binridingbinriding Member Posts: 7 Listener
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