Your body is an idiot

Thanks to evolution, there are hormones in our bodies that will turn even the frailest weakling into a car-lifting superman.  In an emergency situation, adrenaline boosts your heart rate, slows digestive functions, and increases the amount of oxygen and glucose that get to your brain and muscles, making you capable of superhuman feats.

It also restricts your ability to feel pain.

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Doug’s story: How to use a Bicyclist’s Accident Report card


Doug’s filled-out Bicyclist’s Accident Report card.

Recently, I got this email from my buddy Doug in British Columbia.

It’s a pretty harrowing account of his bike collision (he’s okay, no worries!) and how a Bicyclist’s Accident Report card helped him handle it.

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