Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Virginia Beach, VA, USA
Sad to hear about your day. I just avoided a nearly identical experience on Friday. I was heading to work and running late, this added by a likewise blind road. As I was turning, I hit the gas and felt the tire spin, as I felt this, I let off and it came back under me, the feeling of remaining upright was both adrenoline, fear, suprise, and relief all at the same time. I was very lucky and thankful. I have put power to it in a corner several times before but not with cold tires.
I wish you the best in your surgery, speedy recovery, and quick/cheap repairs to the bike!