Bono Rides a Bike for the First Time Since His Accident – with a Little Help from Jimmy Fallon

The U2 frontman was seriously injured in the accident in N.Y.C. in November

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Bono and U2 were supposed to be opening-week guests when Jimmy Fallon took over the Tonight Show last November, but those plans were cancelled after the Irish singer was seriously injured in a bike accident while riding through New York’s Central Park.

But on Friday night, the Grammy winner and humanitarian got back on a bike for the first time since his accident, and joined Fallon in a sketch that poked fun at the crash that left him with serious injuries including a facial fracture, three fractures of his shoulder blade and a fractured left arm.

Last month, the singer, 54, who underwent two surgeries, revealed that he still can’t play guitar and suffers numbness. “It feels like I have somebody else’s hand,” he told The New York Times.

In addition to the sketch, Bono and the band performed their hit “Beautiful Day” and their latest, “Song for Someone,” on The Tonight Show. And in a web exclusive posted on the show’s website, they performed “Angel of Harlem” with The Roots.

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