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Re: injured fellow rider

Post by WEGUNTER » Mon May 25, 2020 11:36 am

Just got off the phone with Sam's wife. He is on a venilator because of his punctured lung (caused by the broken collar bone). Robin cannot actually see him because of the virus restrictions but she says the Doctor is pretty confident he is gong to pull through. She is not sure what happened but she thinks he was dodging some kind of animal in the road. This particular road has a steep drop off at the edge of the pavement and they think his sidecar wheel got caught in the rut and he flipped the bike. Robin is going to keep us posted.

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Re: injured fellow rider

Post by rougaroo » Mon May 25, 2020 12:47 pm

Thanks for checking, Bill. Glad he's doing relatively ok with a good prognosis. Bad time to be in hospital anywhere, as if there is any good time.

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Re: injured fellow rider

Post by Claus » Mon May 25, 2020 2:32 pm

Snakeoil wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 8:11 pm
Damn! Always hate to hear this type of news.

Stay strong Sam and get well soon.
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Re: injured fellow rider

Post by Mike/Kay » Wed May 27, 2020 3:30 pm

Great guy Sam is.....Karen and I are thinking of you and sending you prayers. I almost ended up like you on Memorial Day but by the Grace of God did not. That’s a story for the next rally. Get well Mr. Allen!
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Re: injured fellow rider

Post by Mr Wazzock » Wed May 27, 2020 4:04 pm

Best wishes from me too :(
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Re: injured fellow rider

Post by archj » Tue Jun 09, 2020 6:33 pm

Sam Allen my friend for 40 yrs is still in ICU his vitals are stable but is yet unable to come off the respirator He will most likley be transferred to a respiratory care center in another town to help get him of the respirator He and his wife appreaciate all the concern the Soviet Steeds community have shown, Arch Jones Wilmington NC

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Re: injured fellow rider

Post by rougaroo » Tue Jun 09, 2020 9:09 pm

Damn - that's bad news. Long time to be on a ventilator. Thanks for the update.

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Re: injured fellow rider

Post by sagerat » Wed Jun 10, 2020 12:49 am

Second round of good thoughts sent Sam’s way.
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Re: injured fellow rider

Post by WEGUNTER » Wed Jun 10, 2020 7:38 am

Archie, thanks for the update. Have been hesitant to call the wife again and bother her during this difficult time. Please keep us updated when you can.

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Re: injured fellow rider

Post by Wildhorse Cafe » Thu Jun 11, 2020 1:41 pm

Sorry to hear about Sam and the worrying of his family, they are fortunate to have you as a friend. Thank you for keeping us informed, please convey our prayers.
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Re: injured fellow rider

Post by archj » Thu Jun 18, 2020 7:32 pm

it is my sad duty to inform you all that Sam Allen has taken at turn for the worse 6 wks after his accident on his Ural Sam if facing many challenges to his recovery Sam has been in ICU the whole time and has steadly gotten worse He has chosen to stop all medical measures and let nature take its course He was a great lover of riding sidecar motorcycles and a good friend and constant help to the Steed Russian community It is only fitting that he was riding the Ural that he loved when he had his accident He was my good friend for 40 yrs and riding sidecar motorcycle partner Him on his Ural and me on my Denepr . Bill if you could text me at archj@ec.rr.com thanks Arch Jones Sam is in Hospice

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Re: injured fellow rider

Post by WEGUNTER » Thu Jun 18, 2020 7:54 pm

Arch, just sent you an email. this is really terrible news. I will call Sam's wife in the morning. Send me an email

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Re: injured fellow rider

Post by WEGUNTER » Thu Jun 18, 2020 8:00 pm

Arch, My phone number is 910 773 9087. Please call me in the morning

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Re: injured fellow rider

Post by harryball » Thu Jun 18, 2020 8:55 pm

archj wrote:
Thu Jun 18, 2020 7:32 pm
it is my sad duty to inform you all that Sam Allen has taken at turn for the worse 6 wks after his accident on his Ural Sam if facing many challenges to his recovery Sam has been in ICU the whole time and has steadly gotten worse He has chosen to stop all medical measures and let nature take its course He was a great lover of riding sidecar motorcycles and a good friend and constant help to the Steed Russian community It is only fitting that he was riding the Ural that he loved when he had his accident He was my good friend for 40 yrs and riding sidecar motorcycle partner Him on his Ural and me on my Denepr . Bill if you could text me at archj@ec.rr.com thanks Arch Jones Sam is in Hospice
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Re: injured fellow rider

Post by sagerat » Fri Jun 19, 2020 12:41 am

Damn. I’ll keep sending good thoughts and hoping for the best.
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