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Post  mamacone on Sun Jun 17, 2012 9:00 am

Hopped on the 950 the other evening just to warm it up and run some fuel through it. It had been sitting for several weeks. Of course all I have on are shorts and sandals. Still not sure what happened and ended up going down at 35 mph or so. Good thing I had a full faced helmet on. Left side of body is road rash from toes to fingers with the exception of where my shorts and t shirt covered. Had I had my boots and gear on probably would have walked away with a few bruises and scrapes. Spent 3 hours in the ER and have missed 4 days of work so far.
WEAR YOUR GEAR! Frustrated s--t head

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Re: wear your gear

Post  MAUSER on Sun Jun 17, 2012 9:21 am

Tough lesson to learn, I often see riders with little gear on specially in warm weather. I simply don't ride if it's too hot, same with the ZX12R always wear full gear or I don't ride.
Hope you mend soon and the bikes fixable

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Re: wear your gear

Post  rikco on Tue Jun 19, 2012 12:52 pm

XR950? affraid

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Re: wear your gear

Post  AURORA on Wed Jun 20, 2012 12:44 am

Glad to hear your ok, sick

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Post  DoctorXRR on Wed Jun 20, 2012 5:49 am

Dude, sorry about your mishap.....hope you heal up well and soon. I have a habit of jumping on my bike for the same reason, just to go around the block a few times to get the oil and gas moving. Same deal with me, just a helmet and no other gear. Wont be doing that any more!

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Post  Bowie 666 on Tue Oct 23, 2012 10:31 am

Bummer - speedy recovery - but unfortunately thats how it works - ya gotta hurt yourself a few times to gain respect for it - I wouldn,t ride 10 metres without it Bump

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