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I crashed, bike is totalled. Pics page 4

**Pics page 4**

The car was turning left, she was looking at her gps.

We were travlleing north, and she was travelling south.

I hit the car in her left headlight at ~35 mph, pushed the hood back to her tire, my front tire flew a couple feet.

my friend with his rsv4 clipped the rear end of my bike, wich i wasnt on anymore ( i flew a couple feet too), his girlfriend did a pretty good flight too.

metal plate on my right wrist, 2 plates on the left arm of my friend, + couple bruises, and his GF is ok with good bruises to her ass and tighs

sorry for the badf writing, im french and typîng with my left hand.
 

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I assume you all were wearing gear. 35 MPH is enough to do significant damage. Glad to hear you all came out of this relatively unscathed. Could have been much worse. Hope you both find suitable replacement bikes soon.
 

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yep, left turners suck!!! got my 1st piece of Ti and 7 screws courtsey of my 'church lady'...and killed the SV, snapped it's neck!!...
 

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thx all

we were all wearing gear, doctor said that saved us big time.

35 mph head on with another car travelling at the same speed is enough to do some big damages
 

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This is something we all fear. I assume you saw what was happening soon enough to slow before impact. If not could you list the gear you were wearing? Some of use might want to upgrade.
If you're not scared off riding, start a thread when it's time to buy a new bike.

Good luck.
 

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This is something we all fear. I assume you saw what was happening soon enough to slow before impact. If not could you list the gear you were wearing? Some of use might want to upgrade.
If you're not scared off riding, start a thread when it's time to buy a new bike.

Good luck.
couldn't do anything to avoid or slow down. she turned right in front of us.


i was wearing:

shoei tz1 helmet
scorpion hat trick coat
alpinestar gp-pro gloves
oxtar airtech boots
jeans and long underwear


my friend hit my gas tank with his arm, that's what broke it in 2.


next bike will be an SV1000S 2005+, spring 2013. if everything goes well.
 

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Heal quickly and hope you have a fast recovery. An upgrade from the 650 to the 1K is nice, but doesn't offer more crash protection. :)
 

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