I just wanted to add that after 4 months I'm back on the bike and have fixed the transalp back to her former glory.thank for the well wishes all. Most of the fractures are healed up and the where the tibia got pretty much turned to powder at the plateau its filling the bone back in slowly but surely. Be safe all and watch out for ambushing mattresses on the interstates! Final count on hardware was 2 large plates and 12 screws. On the upshot I now have built in knee armor on the right side!