Lesson to all of yall motorcyclists: wear your fucking gear.
My crash was at <15 mph and I high sided after slipping on gravel. My helmet looked ok but that is a chunk of CARBON FIBER missing.
My jacket elbow protector saved me from shattering my elbow. My collar bone was broken into 5 pieces (damn near a compound fracture) and I fractured my wrist.
I am miraculously ok after a plate was put on my collar bone with screws, and I have great movement and dexterity despite the sutures. But between my jacket taking all the road rash and my helmet taking a seemingly small hit, I suffered no road rash on my body and my helmet saved me from smashing my skull.
Love ya’ll, be safe.
Dress for the SLIDE. NOT THE RIDE.
And wear your bucket for fuck’s sake.