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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 07-11-2002, 12:25 PM Thread Starter
 
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I Can't Believe it...

If you've read my other posts you'd know that my motorcycling history has been painful. if not here's the rundown..


1. Bought Bike, no MSF, crashed first night out.
2. Spent money from a loan and replaced all the plastic and lil bits.. time to get bike back to perfect 2 months.
3. After MSF, rode bike, but electrical problem, stader/rectifier.
4. 2 months, 1 week after buying bike I get it back, operational, repaired, 100% perfect except for a small scratch on fram near gas tank with just 55 miles on her..
5. I ride for like 2 weeks, nothing special, put 600 miles on it and turn it in for 1st service.
6. My girlfriend (works at Yahama) called me today to tell me Yesterday there was a bad storm, 50+ mph winds, and my bike and others blew over. They will repair all the damage.
7. I am presently recovering from wisdom tooth extraction.

OK just needed to vent...whew...almost broke down for a sec....
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post #2 of 11 (permalink) Old 07-11-2002, 12:38 PM
 
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Vent brotha vent.
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post #3 of 11 (permalink) Old 07-11-2002, 12:45 PM
 
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Just shows one how the cookie crumbles. Part of life, but thankfully they will correct damage to the bike for some shops might not!!!!!
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post #4 of 11 (permalink) Old 07-11-2002, 01:33 PM
 
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Damn dude, seems like Mr. Murphy (as in Murphy's Law) decided to take a big crap on your head. Hopefully you and the bike get well soon.
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post #5 of 11 (permalink) Old 07-11-2002, 06:34 PM
 
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Don't stand near a tree, you may get struck by lightning they way your luck is going. Don't let it get ya down, it will be all good soon.
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post #6 of 11 (permalink) Old 07-12-2002, 06:51 AM
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Hell, I can't believe it either. Did you break a mirror or something?
You need to call Cleo.
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post #7 of 11 (permalink) Old 07-12-2002, 07:26 AM
 
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Sucks to be you. I hope it turns for the better now!

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post #8 of 11 (permalink) Old 07-12-2002, 07:43 AM
 
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didnt your girlfriend,......

didnt you post a couple weeks back that your girl wanted you to give her a ride to the movies or something,..........i guess with all the luck your having lately it is a good thing you didnt!!!!,.....have a better day bro,................
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post #9 of 11 (permalink) Old 07-12-2002, 06:32 PM
 
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I feel your pain.. and can relate. Wife and I were near Myrtle Beach,S.C. visiting all her family when my automatic Transmission goes out of my 95 GMC truck.I missed a week of work because of it too!this was last week. This week I broke off one of my crowns(teeth) and it is killing me . Me and my wallet have been taking afew hits lately.Not to mention the 500$ deductible I have to cough up after nearly totaling my zx9.But this too will pass!!
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post #10 of 11 (permalink) Old 07-12-2002, 07:24 PM
 
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Man you have bad luck. Hope it gets better.
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