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Got hit today
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DaSwami Offline
Running Like a Top

Florida panhandle
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Post: #11
RE: Got hit today
EmptySea,

10-4, I'm not that kind of guy to play that card, but keep in my hip pocket

postoak, she was apologetic, but offered no excuse

pdedse, I hear you, feeling worse by the hour, off to bed soon
11-14-2017 05:02 PM
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LongRanger Online
Road Warrior

Evergreen, CO
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Post: #12
RE: Got hit today
I'm so sorry to hear this, but I'm glad you're okay. Shaken but not stirred, as they say.

'14 Honda CB1100 DLX #000094
'15 BMW R1200RT
'13 BMW F800GT
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'06 Ducati Monster 620
11-14-2017 05:04 PM
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DaSwami Offline
Running Like a Top

Florida panhandle
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Post: #13
RE: Got hit today
Brothers,

The lesson here is...?

You can do everything right and still lose......be careful out there and best wishes for safe riding.
11-14-2017 05:09 PM
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Slow Poke Offline
Break-In Period

Marysville
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Joined: Sep 2017
Post: #14
RE: Got hit today
I'm sorry to hear of your misfortune. I am glad you are up and mobile though. This could have been much worse. Make sure you give yourself enough time to heal up before you get back out there again.

You are right, you can do everything just like you should and still get hosed. That's just life. I hope you feel better soon.
11-14-2017 05:34 PM
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clearviewx Offline
Running Like a Top

New England
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Post: #15
RE: Got hit today
May you have a speedy recovery..

2014 CB1100 Deluxe #244Excited
2002 CB750 Nighthawk #549Celebrate
Please ride responsible
Save a life don't drink & ride

You should of bought a DLX
11-14-2017 05:47 PM
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ohiorider Offline
1st Service Completed

NE Ohio
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Post: #16
RE: Got hit today
(11-14-2017 05:34 PM)Slow Poke Wrote:  I'm sorry to hear of your misfortune. I am glad you are up and mobile though. This could have been much worse. Make sure you give yourself enough time to heal up before you get back out there again.

You are right, you can do everything just like you should and still get hosed. That's just life. I hope you feel better soon.
The best laid plans ......... what can you do? Sorry to hear you took such a hit. Best wishes for a no pain recovery, and that the bike ends up good as new after repairs. Do have it carefully checked ..... you don't want frame damage.

I got rear-ended in 2006 on my Kaw W650, but the circumstances were different. I was stopped at a red light, the pick up behind me was also stopped. I was about to make a 'right on red,' but noticed a fast moving car approaching from my left, so I had to stop. Pickup driver was concentrating on traffic from left, but didn't notice I'd stopped. Bam! But it was low speed, and I stayed on the bike and fortunately, didn't get pushed into oncoming traffic.

Bike stayed up and I stayed on the bike. Damage was minimal, requiring replacement of rear fender, license plate holder and turn signals ..... think that was it.

Driver was insured, but we handled this 'off insurance' ...... he was a good dude, and followed thru as he said he would.

Bob

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2008 Moto Guzzi 1200 Sport
2014 Honda CB1100
11-14-2017 05:53 PM
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Houtman Offline
High Mileage

NC USA
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Post: #17
RE: Got hit today
Sorry to hear about your accident , wish you a speedy recovery and no lasting health issues.
Two years ago I bought a Helite air vest and use it on every ride.
I bought the Turtle back high viz one , not cheap but check the videos on line explaining how they work.
11-14-2017 06:00 PM
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ChipBeck Offline
High Mileage

Scottsdale, Arizona
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Post: #18
RE: Got hit today
That’s awful bro. This woman was stopped behind you at a light and accelerated into you or did she fail to stop and ran into you? Best wishes for a speedy recovery.

Chip

The road to Armageddon is paved with the good intentions of liberals.
11-14-2017 06:09 PM
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popgun Offline
Lives On Two Wheels

Virginia Beach
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Post: #19
RE: Got hit today
Get well soon DaSwami!

When you feel better you might want to talk to the shop about your concerns. My dealer had a CB1100 in for an incident. Like yours the bike was taken in on a flatbed. They said a lot of times they never even meet the owner and find out what happened until he/she picks up the bike.

You would be able to give them details to help in their examination. Good luck!

If you come to a fork in the road, take it!
2013 CB1100
2012 ST1300
11-14-2017 06:11 PM
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4 Paws Offline
High Mileage

MM 199 on BRP (Fancy Gap VA)
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Joined: Jun 2015
Post: #20
RE: Got hit today
Wow. Hope you fully recover quickly.
As much as I enjoy mine, a bike is truly an inanimate object. Lawyer probably good route simply for the experienced advice.
Take your time, heal completely, and ride in the spring.
Best wishes.

Best thing I learned from my dog"Never pass up the opportunity to go for a joy ride". - Dan D.
11-14-2017 06:15 PM
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