Add me to the club - one less Rocket on the road

Discussion in 'BearClaw Corner' started by Ted Biggie, Nov 1, 2018.

  1. Ted Biggie

    Ted Biggie.020 Over

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    Tuesday evening, I was on my way to our weekly bike night and got rear ended by a young lady too busy texting to see slowing traffic. Got knocked off bike and went bouncing along the top of her car before taking a ride on the asphalt.

    I was geared up so no road salsa, but did a number on my lower back from the impact. Up and walking but not sure the bike is going to be repairable. Any accident you walk away from is a good one?


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  2. warp9.9

    warp9.9Pocałuj mnie w dupę

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    Glad you made her. Plenty more rockets out there even some 2018 model's to be had at a great price.
     
  3. germ79

    germ79The Guy That Asks All The Questions

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    Glad you're safe. That had to be startling! Did you see it coming?
     
  4. mr hunt

    mr huntLiving Legend

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    At least you got her bonnet good n proper...glad to hear you aren't too banged up :thumbsup:
     
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    FingersLiving Legend

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    Glad to hear you walked away.The bike can be replaced if necessary.
     
  6. RockOn

    RockOn.060 Over

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    Good grief.......well, bad grief actually. Sorry for bike, glad for you.....still being in one piece and able to walk.
     
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    rainmanSeabee can do

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    Sorry to hear this glad u made it without any major injury bike can be replaced u can't
    I was almost rear ended twice this week
     
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    GreggerTurbocharged

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    Ouch Ted. What is it with people and their phones when driving? Glad to hear you’re not too banged up.

    Sore my back.... know a few good lawyers....
     
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    TalTop Fuel

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    Bloody Hell!...Hope she was a babe!!!...You need some revenge!!
     
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    scot in exileLiving Legend

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    Jay please keep the subject on motorcycles, thank you :D
     
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