From: JackH on 15 Feb 2010 15:31
<A.Clews(a)DENTURESsussex.ac.uk> wrote in message
> In uk.rec.motorcycles.classic Krusty <dontwantany(a)nowhere.invalid> wrote:
>> I hit him square on, did a full somersault over his roof, & landed on
>> my feet. I was fine, the bike was fine (rode it home), his car was
>> nicely fucked.
> How'd your bike survive that then? Broadsiders are surely normally
> terminal for bikes.
I've stuffed a CBR600 into the side of a Nissan 200SX in the past.
The bike had superficial panel damage.
The car: Bent track rod end / knackered steering rack and a nice dent in
the offside front wing.
Suzuki GSX1100G - Mk4 Golf TDI
From: The Older Gentleman on 17 Feb 2010 05:54
^..^ Lone Wolf <lonewolf(a)moonshiners.org.uk> wrote:
> The evening of Halloween - one car driver not looking before turning right -
> point of impact, my left knee. Nine hours of surgery - one rebuilt pelvis -
> one rather fetching skin graft, and 60 plus days lying on my back looking at
> the ceiling. I'm now back home, complete with Zimmer frames and crutches .
> . . . . . . and that, dear people, is why I ain't been posting on here for
> the last three months.
Just seen this. Eek. GWS, mate.
BMW K1100LT Ducati 750SS Triumph Street Triple Honda CB400F
Suzuki TS250 Suzuki GN250 chateaudotmurrayatidnetdotcom
Nothing damages a machine more than an ignoramus with a manual, a
can-do attitude and a set of cheap tools