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Bicyclist suffers major injuries in fall off Pleasanton Ridge trail

Original post made on Jul 27, 2013

A bicyclist riding with his son-in-law suffered major injuries Saturday morning when he fell with his bike off the Thermalito Trail on Pleasanton Ridge

Read the full story here Web Link posted Saturday, July 27, 2013, 2:52 PM

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Posted by Kurt Kummer
a resident of Highland Oaks
on Jul 27, 2013 at 9:49 pm

Wow, I hope he's OK. Thanks to all involved: the son in law, the 911 dispatchers, the Fire Department, the paramedics and the helicopter crew. What great people we have here in Pleasanton! And good advice from Joe Testa: wear a helmet and take a map. The maps are easily found at the Parks and Community Services trailer in back of City Hall, and also at the base of the trail at Agustin Bernal Park.

And thanks for the story Jeb, I hope we hear soon that the injured rider is doing better.


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Posted by Mr Cheney
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Jul 29, 2013 at 10:19 am

The maps I have seen are not very good. They should have better detailed maps available in print and on-line.


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Posted by Smiley Face
a resident of Castlewood
on Aug 1, 2013 at 8:16 am

If you have an iphone, the compass app gives you your GPS coordinates which pin point your location. Surely there are similar Android apps too so bring your phone with you.