Bike Accident

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  1. RS_rob

    RS_rob Funster

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    So Monday Last week I passed my Motorcycle theory Test

    Wednesday I was heading to work on my YBR 125 Custom in that torrential rain & at 08.40 I was stationary @ a roundabout waiting for a gap so I could tippy toe around when a Porsche Boxter hit me from behind sending the bike from under me & I fell backwards onto his bonnet before sliding off to the ground.

    Im currently waiting to see if the bike gets repaired or written off however on the up side I am enjoying the courtesy bike a Honada CBF 125 its really nice to ride & I prefer it over mine.
     
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  2. Judge Mental

    Judge Mental Funster Deceased RIP

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    sue his ass:Eeek:
     
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  3. pappajohn

    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    Oh dear....bang goes your insurance claim for back injuries and whiplash.
     
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    kerching :)
     
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  5. DuxDeluxe

    DuxDeluxe Funster Life Member

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    Well, hope you are ok after that, but also hope you put a sodding great dent in the bonnet of his Porsche......
     
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    What a bummer, hope you are OK, bikes can easily be repaired or replaced, don't let it puy you off.
     
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    Honada CBF 125 ?

    You are quite clearly not in your right mind sue the drivers arse :D

    Seriouly hope you get sorted in your favour (y)
     
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    Thank goodness your ok. The thing to do now is claim claim claim. I know many on here will have a go at me for this:(, but get what you can.
     
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  9. RS_rob

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    His company is opposite one of the Depots I drive for so I popped over to the tea bar which is right outside & ordered a Coffee had a nose @ the front while it was facing out.
    Didnt get close enough to see the bonnet but the Bumper is cracked & a cooler is well n truly bent up :D
     
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    That, plus your claim (hope you took photos) is going to put a nice dent in his no claims.........
     
  11. Don Quixote

    Don Quixote Funster

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    This can show up days or weeks after an accident. When I got "knocked" off in London I was fine until the weekend and could not get out of bed as neck was so sore.
     
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    Had so many close shaves when I was a young biker. Glad your OK(y)
     
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    Phew! Sounds like you're Ok Rob, thank goodness. Sounds like a good excuse for a new bike anyway.
     
  14. RS_rob

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    He was due to sell it LOL
     
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  15. RS_rob

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    To be honest Id be quite happy to have it written off & get on with my big bike test.
     
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    That happened to me once at a roundabout in Guildford. Shoved into oncoming traffic by a woman who didn't see me :Eeek: Bike came of worse than me. Glad you're OK and back on a bike. I didn't sue or claim for whiplash because I didn't have it :rolleyes:
     
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    Glad your OK(y)
     
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  18. RS_rob

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    I had a bruised but cheek for a few days other than that Im fine

    It could have been worse.
     
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    "Where there is blame there is a claim"

    How many times have I heard that? It is not a case of "getting what you can", it is a case of being fairly compensated
     
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    When I started riding a bike, after driving cars for over 40 years, my instructor told me to treat all other road users as 'paid assassins', and to remember that A&E staff call bikers 'doners'.

    The more I see of current drivers and read about drivers who 'did not see you' the more I despair but the standard of driving seriously deteriorated when Sainsburys started putting driving licenses in their posh Christmas crackers!
     
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