Ouch! – What’s your worst cycling accident?
Anyone who rides a bike on a regular basis is likely to have bitten the tarmac at some stage in their saddle bound career. My worst smash came while hanging on the back of a truck while cycling in the Andes in Colombia. I was forced to make a call between going under the wheels or going over the edge. I chose the edge. For more gory stories of cycling carnage click the link below, where Ben Thomas and his Guardian readers have added their horror stories to the Guardians new cycling blog.