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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 06-13-2005, 03:36 PM Thread Starter
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In the market for a new scoot

in four to eight weeks when my broken thumb heals. So, in Clark time, that's twelve to sixteen weeks.

Short of it...
I'm zippin along, probably too fast (I say 30/5, the officer says excess of 40), blind right turn, pickup pulls out, try to swerve around, he keeps coming...

tagged him in front of ther front wheel. SmallFry (the daughter for those who don't know ) comes to rest on the hood of the truck.

She's fine, will have a few sore muscles in the AM.

Didn't really get a good look at the bike berfore they took us to the Hospital, but it doesn't look good for the home team.

The driver looked in the 'blind turn' mirror, didn't see me coming.
All is all not a bad day. Could have been better. But we are both alive and well.


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post #2 of 13 (permalink) Old 06-13-2005, 04:51 PM
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wow.....i'm glad you and esp. your daughter is ok.

what the hell is going on.....we're just smashing our scooters up left and right....we must be a bunch of squidly posers.
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post #3 of 13 (permalink) Old 06-13-2005, 06:40 PM
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glad the little one is ok! heal up!
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post #4 of 13 (permalink) Old 06-13-2005, 07:38 PM
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Glad your alright buddy...

u were always all thumbs! ha- ok,jokes aside... glad your ok...

u need to award yourself a Aprilia Tuono... i want one BAD
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post #5 of 13 (permalink) Old 06-13-2005, 08:21 PM
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How unfortunate, but glad to hear both you and the little one are alright!!! Get better soon , I am sure DAD will miss you over the next few weeks!
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post #6 of 13 (permalink) Old 06-13-2005, 08:27 PM
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Good to hear you and your girl are OK. Take her out for some ice cream!

Everyone, please, let's be super careful out there, not looking like a good year to be on 2 wheels in da'burgh so far.

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post #7 of 13 (permalink) Old 06-14-2005, 01:26 AM
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Tell me you weren't on 88.

Tell Small Fry I was asking about her AND get her a treat on me.

The easiest way to handle this is to get a receipt in triplicate. Have the sales person sign each copy and include colored copies of his/her driver's license attached to each, showing all data as well as daytime phone number. Fax a copy to my office along with a phone number where you can be reached between 7:00AM and 7:10AM on Sunday mornings along with the last four digits of your SS number. That will let my people get in touch with your people to give a mailing address to send your check for Shipping and Handling (does not include shipping and handling) as well as all original copies. Do not bend, fold, spindle, or mutilate. There is a twenty-five dollar charge for all returned checks. Be sure to include a self addressed stamped envelope for return mail. If you want to hear this in Spanish, press #2.

If you'd rather do it the hard way, you could tell me how much next time I see you and I'll give you the money. I'm flexible like that.

Really, get her a treat from me, please.

Hope Momma's OK. That had to be scary.

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post #8 of 13 (permalink) Old 06-14-2005, 03:41 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks everyone. We'll take her out this afteroon for sure. Now we are all settled down and all.

Not on 88 Less than a minute from home actually. Most accidents are close to home and all.

Not sure if it has really settled in w/ ma yet. She's pretty calm about right now.

It's not very easy to shake it off with the wrong hand
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post #9 of 13 (permalink) Old 06-14-2005, 06:00 AM
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So glad to hear that you are well. I'll send Teabagger your way to help you taunt bike salespeople. He's good at that. Take care .
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post #10 of 13 (permalink) Old 06-14-2005, 09:17 AM
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Damn Brad, glad you guys are okay!

I'm afraid to let my kids on back and this didn't help.
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