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Well I had my first (and hopefully the last) near death accident yesterday on my bike...

I was driving down Southfield freeway in the hammer lane and had a car come over on me. I ended up moving over to the far left side of the lane (by the yellow line), hit some rough road surface and got shot into the concrete median of the freeway at about 65 mph! Needless to say it hurt pretty bad but I managed to take the hit with my shoulder to keep the bike up. I just messed up a side rail, left mirror and my jacket sleeve. Oh well, it could have been a lot worse. I'm just thankful I didn't lay it down.

God was looking out!
 

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Holy Schnikies!!! I'm glad you are ok...yes, it could have been much worse. God was definitely looking out.

Glad you are ok:thumb:
 

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WOW! That sucks. So glad to hear that you are ok though. I'm with chuck .....I would have found the guy and um.....turned him in. ;)




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Glad to hear you are ok. Give your self a good pat on the back for keeping the bike up.
 

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Bluto said:
Did the guy stop or did he keep going. Kept going right? This is why I ride with other people...if I saw a guy do that to a member and kept going, I'd follow the guy so I could break his face...er...I mean...so I could turn him in. :mad:
Yeah, I flagged the guy over and as soon as I got off my bike to check out the damage he took off. I should have chased after him or at least got the plate but I was still to shook up to run him down. Oh well, like I said, minimal damage...
 

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919rider said:
Just curious, but instead of moving over onto the shoulder, couldn't you have hit the brakes?

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It happened to fast for me to do that. There was a truck behind me and if I would have locked it up I probably would have got rear ended. There was probably a number of other things I could have done (like hit his window with my fist to let him know I was there or pull in the clutch and redline the engine so he would have heard me) but like I said, it happened really quick and moving over to avoid being side swiped was my first natural reaction.
 

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Kudos to you for keeping the bike! Hitting the pavement at 65 - you might not have been here to tell the story. EXTREMELY glad you're ok!
 
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