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Offline DaveH

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Dropped mine today
« on: July 18, 2008, 03:53:00 pm »
It finally happened. Going uphill, slowed to make a left turn into a gravel driveway. Next thing I know Connie is on her side and I am rolling down the hill. (It was pretty steep!) I didn't even have time to say "Oh sh..." I think there must have been some loose gravel on the pavement which kicked the front tire out. Only damage to the bike: one broken footpeg and a slight scrape on the left saddlebag. I was equally lucky: bruised ribs and embarrassment! By the time I got back to the bike, a couple of bystanders had shut her off and got her upright. I have to wait a week for the footrest to come in to my dealer- that should give me time to get over the stiffness.    Dave  
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Offline Greg Habel

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Dropped mine today
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2008, 05:06:00 pm »
Dave,   Is your bike a C10 or a C14?  Also, just to confirm - the bike was going less than 5mph (parking lot speeds).  Just want to make sure it fits my definition from the FAQ and not a crash.  Boy, that sounds like quite the "Unplanned Experience" (new phrase I'm working on!).  Glad to hear the damage was fairly minor to both you and the bike.    The left peg is easier to replace than the right because you don't have to mess with the rear brake stuff.  Greg  COG # 7010/7010a (Tracey)  CDA 0120  Connie Droppers Anonymous Awards Dude (CDAAD)  99 Connie "Herrin Christabelle".  05 Ninja 250  
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Offline DaveH

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Dropped mine today
« Reply #2 on: July 18, 2008, 05:16:00 pm »
It is a C10 and I was definitely going less than 5mph.    Dave  
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Offline Greg Habel

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« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2008, 05:19:00 pm »
Thanks for the clarification Dave.  CDA0279; display it with pride!  Welcome to the CDA club.  Greg  COG # 7010/7010a (Tracey)  CDA 0120  Connie Droppers Anonymous Awards Dude (CDAAD)  99 Connie "Herrin Christabelle".  05 Ninja 250  
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COG# 7010,a Tracey  CDA 120 (3.0)  99 Connie "Herrin Christabelle"