Everyone knows that Motorcycling is Dangerous. Every ride day during riders briefing, the Clerk of Course stands up in front of all riders and parents and talks about how "Motorcycling is Dangerous, you and your machine may get damaged or worse...", but does everyone understand the importance of this statement.
A number of Hornsby members have this year suffered broken bones during their various competitions and have subsequently had time off from riding whilst they go through the healing process. A local youth group has been studying the importance of youth safety in sports and wanted to share an article with us about bone fractures which you can view here. The article is very interesting and contains some great information about the different types of bone fractures and healing processes.
This is a timely reminder to encourage your riders to wear the appropriate armour at all times, even if your rider says "I'm only going slow" or "it's only minikhana". The link to this article is also on the links page available through the button "The Ouch Factor!".