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Old 11-03-2012, 06:52 PM   #11
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Bummer. Are you not going to file an insurance claim? I am glad your gear worked well for you.
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Old 11-03-2012, 07:38 PM   #12
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Man when i did something similar i just layed there and didnt want to get up to look at my baby laying on the ground. Nobody knew but i had a tear coming but i had my hemet on so no one knew
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Old 11-03-2012, 08:30 PM   #13
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Sucks but glad you're not hurt.

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Old 11-04-2012, 08:53 AM   #14
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Thanks everyone. Yeah it sucks, but it's minor and easily fixed now that I have looked her over real good. It might sound strange, but I am actually glad it happened. Now I can tear into the machine and not freak out. It has happened on anything I have ever bought new. There is a time period where you don't want to mess with anything because it's brand new. Once you get a few scrapes or dings, it's all good. Kind of like when you got a new pair of sneakers as a kid, you don't want to mess them up, so you are really careful. Once you get that first scuff, you don't really worry anymore and can get out there and have fun. Does that make sense?

BryGuy, I am not going to get the insurance involved on this one. I already have some parts that I was going to put on and my deductible is above what this will cost to replace if I do all the work.
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Old 11-04-2012, 09:34 AM   #15
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Man sorry to hear you went down, glad you were geared up and doing ok. everything else is fixable. stay safe
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Old 11-04-2012, 11:59 AM   #16
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Glad that u r ok. Gear up and ride safe!!!
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Old 11-04-2012, 05:50 PM   #17
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Glad you are ok. Its always in the back of my mind when I see gravel patches midway through a corner that this can happen. Touch wood not yet.
You might get away with vinyl wrapping your fairings man. It only costs about $60 and a bit of time. I just wanted a color change but if the plastics arent split then it will be a cinch if you want to keep with the black. Just a thought.
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Old 11-04-2012, 07:43 PM   #18
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Sorry to hear. there's nothing worse than that sick to the stomach feeling when it all goes wrong. As you say - there's always a silver lining!!
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Old 11-05-2012, 03:18 AM   #19
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glad your Ok. We must always have respect for these awesome machines.
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Old 11-05-2012, 05:09 AM   #20
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Glad that you are okay and nothing major on bike. Be safe in future.
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