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Old 03-30-2009, 02:36 PM   #46
EdOriginal
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Carrying cellphone, etc in front pockets

Never a good idea.

Very tired after a 700 mile ride in the rain...dismounted a heavy bike,
lost my balance on wet dirt and managed to land on my chest and crack my "sternum" with a cell phone in my top left coat pocket.

The bone that protects the heart....could not breath well for 2 months, $3,000 in medical bills (chest xrays, drugs, etc) and very painful to sleep. There is nothing that can be done for a cracked sternum.

I never carry cell or gps in my front pockets anymore.
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