Don’t stop and text

Don’t stop and text…under a tree…in Minnesota…in the springtime.

I was off on a Sunday morning bike ride to meet my sons at Trotters Cafe in St. Paul, MN and a train was blocking my illegal cheater access to the Pearce Butler Parkway and on my alternate route I stopped under a tree to text my possible lateness and was hit by a falling tree branch.

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There was no real wind at that moment but the branch was about two thirds dead and did manage to bend the handlebars and break the crate but luckily the helmet cushioned my cranium and I was uninjured. Whew.

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