Well that was fun. On Saturday was off on my first ride without the L plate, off to a friend's birthday, and some numpty pulled out on the car in front of me, who slammed on their brakes, while we were merging right around all the parked cars. Apparently I grabbed me a whole bunch of front brake (wheel already turned as we were merging) and down I went. Was only doing 30kmh maximum, so not really a big one. So, little blue ninja is all scuffed up, so are my knees, and worst of all .. broke my thumb on the way down! :nopity: Stupid little fall, I've come off pushbikes worse, tripped while running worse .. but this time the angles were just right and thumb is cactus. Surgery on Wednesday to realign and wire it, four weeks with no use of it, wire gets pulled and light use allowed for two weeks with a splint, then two weeks light duties with no splint .. and at week eight I'm allowed back on bikes (pushies included!). Such a stupid nothing little accident, and ruins all my lovely bikes for two months. I've been practicing my everything up to this point and somehow still managed to screw it up. Can't wait to start practicing all over again. Bike is off to the doctor tomorrow, hope it's better than my hand!