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post #1 of 31 (permalink) Old 03-19-2010, 07:18 PM Thread Starter
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Well, there goes my vulcan. I got rear ended by a woman who wasnt paying attention. im fine, most of my injuries were from me falling over. but the bike is most likely totalled.
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damn

so sorry to hear that

glad your OK
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Sucks! At least you are ok though
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Glad to hear you only have minor injuries. Hope her insurance co. pays you a good price for the bike. Looks like we will have another parts bike on Ebay. Or are you thinking of trying to fix it after it is totaled by the insurance Co.?

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Glad you came through with non-life threatening injuries. You can't avoid every idiot on the road, but keep an eye on the mirrors when you're stopped, especially until there are two or more cars stopped behind you. They make good shock absorbers for those preoccupied with their hand held electronic devices! Have an exit plan in mind when you need it.

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yikes... glad you weren't squished !
how fast was she going? was there a car in front of you that you got smashed between?
did you see it coming? or was it a total surprise?

my wife and I have been rear-ended 5 times in our cars. so far not on a bike.
one guy even had the nerve to tell the cop that took the report that it couldn't be his fault since my wife should have run the red light !
....idiots...

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my wife and I have been rear-ended 5 times in our cars. so far not on a bike.
one guy even had the nerve to tell the cop that took the report that it couldn't be his fault since my wife should have run the red light !
....idiots...
"But officer, she wouldn't get out of my way!!"

Think I'll try to avoid Salt Lake City! And I thought Louisiana had the worst drivers in the nation.

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"Any landing you walk away from...."

That is really bad news about the bike though.

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Too bad about the bike, but glad to hear you came through without any serious injuries. I wish the law would nail these e-toy users to the wall when they cause an accident through inattention.

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Sorry you got rear ended. It must suck but I am glad you lived to fight another day....

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