AC Getting Help From the Dead

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  • Published Mar. 1, 2010
  • Updated Oct. 11, 2012 at 5:09 PM EDT


Wrong kind of bike, AC. Courtesy photo

When “Adam Craig” and “injury” are used in the same sentence, the first things that come to mind are a rally car wreck, a whitewater beatdown, a backcountry yard sale or an obligatory bike bashing.

So when the Rabobank-Giant team rider spilled the beans on his blog about blowing out his knee on a slippery patch in a Bend, Oregon parking lot, it was a bit anti-climatic yet totally disheartening nonetheless. Craig won’t be able to ride a mountain bike “in any remotely risky environment for four months from the date of surgery, February 9th.”

Read more about flash-frozen cadaver tendons, dissolving screws and what goes through a world-class racer’s mind when he’s on the mend at Craig’s blog.


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