Next step was to begin the design process. Up to this point, I have been using good ol’ AutoCad. In my efforts to be a bit more professional, I used two programs (rattleCAD and BG101) to create my design and set up the jig. Maybe I will post more detailed descriptions of these programs later, […]Read more "True Temper S3 – Part 2"
I have been wanting to build a new steel road frame for a long time. Instead of a traditional lugged frame, I decided to go with a full brazed bike. I have been doing a bit of brazing on all my bikes for certain joints, but this would be 100% brazed. This look provides a […]Read more "True Temper S3 – Part 1"
If anyone out there is looking to build in June, here is a bit of perspective that I find myself in again. One of the most difficult things to do in any sport is enter the season midstream and perform. I always dreaded the when one of my athletes had an injury at the beginning […]Read more "Fitness In June"
Just excited to get something posted on my new road bike. I’ll get in to depth more when I get some time. Summary: Best riding bike I’ve ever ridden.Read more "True Temper S3 Frame Build"
I am trying to keep a set interval for posting about my knee since when I looked for any information there wasn’t much out there that was first person. Sure, I found plenty of 8-12 weeks for _____, but not much from the patient side. Since I am a huge believer in patient directed care, […]Read more "MCL Tear – 43 Days"
As I mentioned, my magician massage therapist (www.rainingfaith.com) recommended no ice for my knee. I did a bit of research and found this which is much closer to my personal beliefs. (movement is better than immobilization and exercise is an important part of recovery) The website I pulled this from is: http://www.caringmedical.com/sports-injuries/meat-vs-rice-treatment/ MEAT vs. RICE […]Read more "MCL Tear – RICE vs MEAT"
Normally I wouldn’t think I would need to post again so quickly, but there has been quite a bit of progress in the last 9 days. The first big difference is that not having the locked leg has allowed day to day activities to become part of my recovery. I can now walk up the […]Read more "MCL Tear – 33 Days"
It has been quite a roller coaster ride, but I am finally feeling some progress. I had my check up with the Doc I was given permission to begin range of motion exercises after 24 days of wearing my brace. He was extremely pleased with my progress and gave me a 1-2 months until I […]Read more "MCL Tear – 24 Days"