Ultimate Motorcycling | Motorcycles: Ultimate Health Barometers | Ron Lieback | Ductalk: What's Up In The World Of Ducati | Scoop.it
  In the past few years, motorcycles have done more than provide fulfill my needs for pleasure and speed - they've also acted as health barometers.

Yes, whenever something began to feel awkward in the body, it was first noticed while catering to my passion - riding. And the latest incidents occurred while piloting sportbikes in a "spirited" manner.

The first was hernia. This past summer, after about a half-hour of spirited riding, I suffered major pain in certain areas. And the more I hung off the bike, the more the pain radiated around my mid-section and groin area. This pain progressed, prompting me to visit the doctor. The Diagnosis - double-hernia.

Surgery. Recovery. Back to riding...more