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Stupid Achilles Injury, Stupid Recovery

I think it’s generally healthy to find and push your limits, but I kicked my limits in the face and hurt myself. Riding a loaded touring bike 400km in 24 hours, did another 750km in the next week, injured my achilles tendon, “recovered” like a moron, and extended the injury by weeks. I’d like to talk about it here so you folks never do anything like this.

Back in August I was heading to Scandinavia with new wheels, a fancy dynamo, and upgraded aero bars.

This leg of the tour was a speed-lap through Scandenavia and around the Baltic Sea…

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Phil Sturgeon

Phil Sturgeon

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Building API design tools @stoplightio , teaching at @apisyouwonthate, and cycling around Europe raising funding for reforestation and climate action.