MotoGP: Stefan Bradl Gets Arm-Pump Surgery

Paul Carruthers | May 7, 2014

Photography by Gold & Goose
It’s arm-pump surgery week in MotoGP with LCR Honda’s Stefan Bradl undergoing surgery today in Germany to correct the problem in his right arm – a day after Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa did likewise in Spain.

”First of all I wish to thank Doctor Streifinger and his staff,” Bradl said in a team release. “We knew each other since 2010 when he operated me for the first time. After the arm-pump problems I suffered in Jerez, we decided to treat the right forearm again and the operation was very quick – only 15 minutes. Now I am starting my recovery program to be fit for the forthcoming GP in Le Mans.”

This is the second surgery Bradl has had on his right arm, the first coming in November of 2012 in Spain.

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Paul Carruthers took over as the editor of Cycle News in 1993 after serving as associate editor since starting his career at the publication in 1985. Carruthers has covered every facet of the sport in his near-28-year tenure at America’s Daily Motorcycle News Source.