What would you reckon on this tale of woe.
Yday I pick up the Fazer all shiny and new with only 1Km on the odometer.
Joe finally lets me start it up once he's got a signed declaration that I promise no wheelies, tricks, track, circle work, or speed trials.
Anyway so I get to the petrol station to fill it up with its first tank. All well there and 18.24 litres later I pull away from the pump. But noticing that its started to rain I decide to put on my waterproofs (Chiap Lee S$30-00).
I'm asked to move the bike out of the way of the pumps which I do and park it up tidily over to one side. Takes me a minute or so to figure out how the seat comes off to get into the storage compartment where my waterproofs are. All Fine.
Unpack my waterproofs, trousers on, and pullig the jacket over my head I hear this terrible crunch .... Next thing I see is my brand new bike on the fookin ground on its side in front of me. Oh no .....
Damage is a bent clutch lever and a bit of grazing to the LHS headlamp surround but as I get back on I'm naturally gutted. You kind of have a feeling along the lines of "Can't I just rewind the video tape 5 mins and I won't bother with the fuel next time".
So I suppose you can say that "I've knocked the paint off my new toy now.