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Well it finally happend, I got a little too fast and too furious running with the fellas(140 Mph) and the lead rider cuts off the freeway (Radar detector buzzing like crazy) I was in the far left lane of a 4 lane and had to cut very sharply to hit the exit. Needless to say I was going waay to fast and locked up both tires trying to make the turn. I managed to slow as fast I could but found myself unable to keep in the turn and ended up tagging the curb just off the off of the offramp. The front wheel hit the curb on the left side, vaulted me through the air and I simply fliped and skidded a bit. (Full gear and jeans) All I got was a little road rash on my hip (thank God for gear). The bike fliped up in a semi-stoppy and did a nose plant on the right side mirror, Clip on and LSL slider. By the time of impact I had managed to get my speed down but I have no idea how fast it was. My asshole had a pucker factor of zero and I was holding on for dear life. I was surprised that the damage was not greater, God must have been on my side. The pictures are below of the after effects.
 

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Yeah, where the hell are the pictures? I have LSL's, I want to see how they held up.

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NICE! I had a feeling they'd work well. Thanks for sharing, man. I'm glad things weren't as bad as they could have been. Get her fixed up and back on the road. =) Anything mechanical, other than the peg snapping? Or is it all scratches and dents?
 

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was there any left side damage at all? i have a left lower in black im selling really cheap if you need one.
 

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The Right clip on snapped in half and I had to tide away from the scene with the throttle in my lap. Pretty difficult, but I had to get out to a point where I could rig it to ride home. It started right up and once I got the clip on stable I rode it home (About 5 miles) so far I have not done much, the weather has been bad and have not taken it in to a shop. I think a new front rim and some plastics/pegs and she'll be good as new. I just hope I didn't bend any thing other than the rim.
 

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The only left side damage was a small dent in the tank, I have no idea how that happened and I didn't see it until the next morning when there was sufficient light.

Either I got strong as hell and squeezed my knees together hard in the turn with all the adrenaline pumping. Or some ass tagged it in the parking lot during the night.

 

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i hate to see "the fastest color" in such shape:(
 

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hey jackass, the dent in the tank is from your knee hitting it when you hit the curb.

i bet your knee has a nice bruise on it ;)
 

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Well now that the mean shit has started, I guess I can chime in.

First off, I'm very glad you're okay - I hope everything turns out well, and you get the bike fixed up. The black is way too beautiful to get hurt like that.

BUT, you probably could've made that turn - there's about 1/3 of the tire arc that you haven't even touched. Learn to trust the bike (which will be harder now that this has happened,) and hang that bitch on over. If you would've tried to make the curve instead of locking down in a panic and trying to get out of it, the thing would've probably amazed you and held right on through it. Learn to lean the thing -- if you're going to ride around at 140, try to learn to do the elementary shit like holding corners somewhere near the bike's limits so you don't end up on your ass when everyone else makes the corner. You were riding over your head and that's what you get.

But I'm still glad you're okay, honestly. Just learn to do the basics before you follow folks off a ramp at 140mph, and maybe you'll live to 30.
 

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Originally posted by 636Fool
hey jackass, the dent in the tank is from your knee hitting it when you hit the curb.

i bet your knee has a nice bruise on it ;)
Wrong bright guy!!

I said no injuries except a small patch of road rash on my right hip.
 

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Originally posted by BrandonM7
Well now that the mean shit has started, I guess I can chime in.

First off, I'm very glad you're okay - I hope everything turns out well, and you get the bike fixed up. The black is way too beautiful to get hurt like that.

BUT, you probably could've made that turn - there's about 1/3 of the tire arc that you haven't even touched. Learn to trust the bike (which will be harder now that this has happened,) and hang that bitch on over. If you would've tried to make the curve instead of locking down in a panic and trying to get out of it, the thing would've probably amazed you and held right on through it. Learn to lean the thing -- if you're going to ride around at 140, try to learn to do the elementary shit like holding corners somewhere near the bike's limits so you don't end up on your ass when everyone else makes the corner. You were riding over your head and that's what you get.

But I'm still glad you're okay, honestly. Just learn to do the basics before you follow folks off a ramp at 140mph, and maybe you'll live to 30.
Thanks Bro, you are right, I should have leaned more into it and if I were a young kid I would have probably done just that. But being an older guy (40) pretending to be a kid again all I could envision was a trip to the hospital and froze. Hell If I had the rim already I'd be right back out there again. I'm not afraid of the bike I love it, I just was unsure of the turn, I had never been on that offramp before and some of our off ramps here are shit.
 
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