Vasilisa Komarova took a dream motorcycle road trip. Camping in Bolivia she was attacked by three men with machetes, raped, and left for dead. “We have to stand up to the abuse and never lose hope.” Read the story and find out how to help.
The Road Rash Queen
Brittany Morrow is a moto lady who was ripped off the bike by heavy wind while riding pillion on the back of a sport bike. When people argue with me about the importance of gear, I quote instances like this.
55 percent body coverage of third degree burns, severed tendons in my left pinky finger, a severely dislocated right big toe, and a large amount of blood loss; what really slowed the healing process was what I experienced in the hospital. Indirect results of the accident due to a prolonged hospital stay: pneumonia, urinary tract infection, pseudomonas infection, blood infection, a blood clot in my left leg, yeast infections, anemia, 3 blood transfusions with 1 adverse reaction, 8 surgeries, 31 conscious sedations, countless skin debreedments, and undiagnosed PTSD and depression. (Read the whole story on Rock The Gear)
Posted on September 10, 2011 in Motorcycles by Alicia Mariah Elfving