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This is a funny story. My wife has diabetes and lost her leg 5-6 years ago. She has a prosthetic left leg now, but not everyone we know is aware of that.

We went riding last Saturday, me driving, her riding behind me. Her brother was on his goldwing behind us. After about 60 miles or so, she is trying her best to get my attention. All I can hear is "leg! leg!", so I reach back to see what the problem is when I realize that she is saying "I lost my leg!"

I stop and look back to see her brother had already stopped and was walking back down the road. He had picked it up and brought it back to his bike by the time I got to his bike. He is holding the leg up and looking at it. He said he had to swerve to miss it.

It didn't look damaged, luckily. We helped my wife get the leg back on. I told her brother, "I bet you don't see something like that laying in the middle of the every day". I am not sure what people driving by us while we were putting her leg back on were thinking. One truck stopped, started to back up, then changed his mind and drove off.

We were getting ready to ride again, when her leg dropped off again. The button to loosen the leg was on the inside and it was touching something on or near the seat that somehow depressed it.

I decided it was time to go home. We headed back home, with my wife holding the top of her leg so it wouldn't drop again. We got home uneventfully.

My wife went to the specialist this week and they all got a laugh. The specialist removed the release button and placed it on the outside of her leg. He was surprised that she rode, due to her numerous medical problems. He said she was amazing. I agree.

Well, thought y'all would be shocked and amused with this post.
 

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shocking headline... funny story

now that's a new one. Instead of bike mods, ya had to do leg mods. Thanks for the chuckle, funny what ya see on the road when riding. Cya, Lep
 

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That is amazing

Whats amazing is her attitude and yours, its inspiring to hear stories like this, appreciate you sharing it, wish you and your wife all the best, you both seem pretty lucky to me to have each other, keep it in the wind
Bryan
 

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Another Leg Story

About 33 years ago, I rode from Alabama to Marin County, CA to make the "Sunday Morning Ride."

Well, there was this one rider on a Yamaha RD350 who had an artificial left leg. He had engineered a lever he could somehow shift with a hand. I never got a clear understanding of the mechanics. I assume he shifted clutchless once he took off. It came up the left side and had a footpeg rubber for a handgrip. All I know is that he was in the first 3 bikes. He cocked his artificial leg into an "L" and bungeed it to the back seat. You should have seen the looks he got with a leg, complete with sock and shoe, sticking up over his head as he rode tucked-in.
 

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Too funny :lol: :lol:
You need to have it chromed
 
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