Category Archives: Matthew and Andrew Foundation

The Ride Starts Labor Day Weekend!

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As usual, things don’t always go as planned.  I had targeted this past Saturday as the day I was going back to Clinton, OK where I crashed on my bicycle and broke my shoulder a year ago.  The plan was to ride the remaining 700 miles back to St. Louis over the course of 8 […]

Back in St. Louis

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Dodging tornadoes along the way, I made it back to St. Louis safely.  I went to see an Orthopedic Surgeon who said I don’t need surgery on my shoulder and that everything should heal in 6-12 weeks.  My arm will be in a sling for 3 weeks and then I’ll start physical therapy.  Walking is […]

Broken shoulder – my ride is over

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Unfortunately, things didn’t go as planned. I was 85 miles into my 86 mile ride yesterday when a pickup truck and I were in the wrong place at the wrong time together. He wouldn’t go around me so I sped up to get out of his way. At one point, I took my left hand […]
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