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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 08-19-2013, 11:37 AM Thread Starter
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Sorry I missed the ride

Sorry I missed the ride guys, but I guess sometimes when you do everything right some things go wrong. Seems that the State Trooper was impressed with how I laid her down avoiding the car that pulled out in front of me, but the left peg must have caught something that tossed me off. Slight road rash on the outer left arm, but broke and crushed the right elbow and left ankle. Total skid was only about 35-40 feet or so.

Bike showed minor damage but for broken left peg and shifter. Insurance totaled it out. Just have to look for another ride later, I guess.

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post #2 of 13 (permalink) Old 08-19-2013, 11:43 AM
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yeah, we missed you too! thanks for this post. I was going to bug Denny about you. I haven't read anything about how you were doing. been thinking about you lately too. I hope all goes well.

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Yes, sorry for your accident. Hope you get back on your feet soon. Guess you can pick and choose which new bike you'll get. Next year we are trying to put something together in south east Mich. Hope to see you there.
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Glad your ok... For the most part.
It was a good trip, maybe we'll see you next year.
Keep us posted on your progress.
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Sorry to hear about your accident. Glad you came out somewhat OK.
Too bad you're not closer, I'm still trying to sell my 2002

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Not sure why you posted this in "motorcycle safety" .....

But hope you heal fast and get yourself a cool new bike.

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Sorry bout the incident....hope you heal up quick.
can't wait to see what the new bike will be.
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post #9 of 13 (permalink) Old 08-19-2013, 09:06 PM
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I feel sorrow for your mishap, as all of us riders feel could happen, some are not avoidable.
Out of Pensacola, FL. I've alway's desired to to ride with you, especially your long / longer rides/trips posted. I desire to hook up with you soon (unfortunately a couple months now) when I hang around Your area.
Well wishes & Get well soon !

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Not sure why you posted this in "motorcycle safety" .....

But hope you heal fast and get yourself a cool new bike.
Hmmmm, guess I should have included slight dings to the helmet, but none to my head.

People wear a helmet you never know what might happen.

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