well i made it trough the knife & saw feel like i rode 20 laps with my head caught in rear wheel. look that way too had support and prayers from family i have not seen in 30 + years the words from my fellow bike lovers gave me much hope operation was not complete succes ? haveing problems thinking clearly and typing will know more in about a week. still dont know if i will be able to ride like before or even if i will be able to ride at all that is why i say ride every day like its your last. i will let you know. lost drivers liscence? too for at least 6 months. thank you from the bottom of my heart .FXRS stay at the front of the pack.