It seems you aren't the only one that is able to break patellas!
Anyone can do that in the descent of the Col de Portet d'Aspet. Doing it at a lightpole in Maddington is far more impressive.
Mine was an open fracture, hence why I didn't keep riding that day (or the next two months).
The lightpole was so startled by the unexpected turn of events that it changed addresses.
Sagan fell pretty badly yesterday, saying something about the level of the risk..
And Quintana nearly ended his tour a few minutes ago - why don't cyclists have more padding?