road rash


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road rash

n
(Cycle Racing) informal US and Canadian grazing of the skin as a result of falling off a bicycle, skateboard, etc, onto a hard surface
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In Tennessee, James fell asleep while cycling and struggled to finish the ride with a nasty road rash.
Cusack was taken to Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood where he will undergo surgery for "significant road rash injuries to his arms and legs," (http://www.
He was rushed to Larnaca general hospital where doctors diagnosed a broken shoulder blade, knee and toe injuries, and road rash.
The impact left the cyclist with whiplash, road rash, heavy bruising and suspected concussion.
The impact left him with whiplash, road rash, heavy bruising and suspected concussion.
The extreme road rash with embedded rocks and dirt needed to be scrubbed--an unbearably painful procedure.
Contador emerged with some nasty road rash on his shoulder, and had to be helped back before receiving treatment from the race doctor and executing a deft move to change a shoe without stopping.
However, his tracksuit bottoms had offered no protection and he suffered extensive road rash.
KNEES--Posers collect sunburn, windburn, flying debris and maybe road rash.
Adrenaline-pumping handto-hand combat is served alongside explosive driving battles not seen since the days of Road Rash.
He has road rash on his extremities and a bit on his face,'' she said.
In addition to bars, A3 has developed Road Rash, a manuka honey based natural first aid ointment that helps in the repair of cuts, scrapes and abrasions.