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umm, you broke your head open and still rode your bike home!?
first real bad one happened july 19.said I had a stroke or something while I was ridin up river like I did most every sunday to clean up my beach,drink 2 beers and sit in the water for awhile.rode back to mcnallys burger stand(a little over a mile)down river,ate a burger,talked to a good friends 45 year old son,and took off for home.10 minuets after I left a guy came jamming into mcnallys and said there was a real bad mc accident.granted I don't remember any of this.a Tulare county cop took me to the kern valley hospital.the next day they took me down to kern hospital in Bakersfield where they put me in a coma because of massive broken skull,lt eye docket,a massive concussion and massiove brain injury.i'm getting tired of trying to one finger type so i'll finish this tomarrow.the wheel,spokes and left caliper happened a month after I left the crappy rehab hospital I was in.
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well i'm back.spent 2 1/2 weeks in a coma,woke up in a real shitty rehab kern hospital in south Bakersfield.a few days to wake up and realizing how bad this place was spent a week and a half there total.friend picked me up and spent about a week at home on the couch,eating,sleeping and watchin tv,neighbors and friends helpin and checking on me.dident even check the bike in the garage(friend lou got it out of impound,550.00 2 days).after walking a bit,looking at the bike,making,i started standing in the garage,taking parts off the race bike,ebay is the best for other parts after 2 weeks home I fired it up.woo hoo,music to my ears.took a 20 mile ride the next day up the hill to wooford heights to see my good friend roger gates and his wife.he was postin my 4 times death accident on competition plus which was picked up yellowbullet.com my favorite website.l.t.started a shaky dave thread,14 pages,check out those pages.trash or be trashed on the bullet and the first page on comp plus.been out of the hospital now for a little over 2 months.i'll finish it up tomarrow if my brain damage lets me
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Dave, you are a walking-talking [or perhaps stumbling-mumbling? ] testament to the strength of the human spirit. Keep on keepin' on, eh!
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well you got it mick.been out of the hospital 2 months now.brain works sometimes,sometime not so goodi don't know how much longer I can take this.oh well,got an appointment for 2 clinics on the 25th,one for skull,one for brain at west l.a. VA.hopefully get better.ridin now I can do better then walking or talking.heck I one finger this stuff on my computer better then talking or memory.cant believe it.willy you should figure out how to put this all on a thread in our section.i still need a clutch lever perch and a left caliper for my dual disc front wheel.good thing i'm still riding.just a little slower now until I get a new front tire
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thanks for creating this mick.feelin a bit better now
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Dave you are an inspiration to read about. Best of luck in your recovery. I wish I had something for you.

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You had a stroke while you were riding? OMG, what a horrible thing to happen. I hope you get plenty of rest and rehab for your injuries. I don't have any spare parts, but I wish you all the best. Were you riding up along the Kern River? Such a beautiful area, been there several times flyfishing.

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You had a stroke while you were riding? OMG, what a horrible thing to happen. I hope you get plenty of rest and rehab for your injuries. I don't have any spare parts, but I wish you all the best. Were you riding up along the Kern River? Such a beautiful area, been there several times flyfishing.

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yeah john,i live in lake Isabella and was up the kern river at least every weekend to clean my beach and stop at mcnallys for one of the best burgers in the world.and of coarse I remember nuthin.where are you from?by the way,i don't fish,hahaha
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been a few days since I been here.sore from work.me and my busness partned are building a Porsche 914 with a small block 383 chevy motor and a 2015 7 speed Porsche racing trans and way too many body mods and build ons to go on here.wears mr out big time but at least i'm ridin now everyday.va on the 25th to the skull and brain clinics.how long who knows but this brain damage is the worst.worse now that the mornings are getting colder.afternoons are a lot better but i'm wrapped up in the am.going to shower and rest now.even 4 hours of work a day are kickin my ass.
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My cousin's husband had a stroke while riding. Crashed hard, splitting his helmet open, resulting in the medics not realizing he'd had a stroke which caused the crash. He was 70 at the time of the stroke & it took him about 5 years, but he's made a nearly full recovery. There is hope. Keep at it. If you're already working & riding, after a few months, you're doing well. Heck, it took me 4 months to get back to riding & all I got from my crash was a half dozen broken bones & a punctured lung.
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