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Old 12-03-2012, 04:37 AM   #21
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Re: TOTALLED 07' Gixxer 1000

Wow, I didn't notice the frame snap

And is that the instrument cluster down by the swingarm?
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Re: TOTALLED 07' Gixxer 1000

wow bad spill ... NEVER say you wont crash again , i said the same thing about three crashes ago !!!
BTW last was at Sandown raceway a month ago , two broken ribs, left thigh muscle ruptured , broken finger and knocked me clean out ...
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Old 12-03-2012, 05:54 AM   #23
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Re: TOTALLED 07' Gixxer 1000

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What a fucking dick.

Love the shit in the video saying you were 'up in seconds' spidermaning up a cliff, it sounds like you were crying and shit you big girl.

Bin the bike and get another one, you can't rebuild that, it's beyond fucked.

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Just came across this video of you describing the crash


What a failure, where the fuck in the crash video did the bike shake you side to side violently?? Don't try and blame the bike, it was simply your bad riding and inappropriate speed for the roads that caused you to crash, the bike could EASILY have made that corner.
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Old 12-03-2012, 06:19 AM   #24
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When the video opens and you pass all those people in a straight line, I immediately thought 'inexperienced squid on a fast bike'. You were lucky that no one else in that long string of traffic decided to pass as you're coming by 100mph faster.

The second and just-as-obvious indicator that you shouldn't be on a litrebike was the crash itself. You were in a turn that was easily pulled-off by ANY decent rider but while you're in the oncoming lane(???), in the second or so you had to set-up for the left-right, you target-fixated, froze... and we all saw how that ended.

There's a reason everyone says it's a bad idea to start riding on fast bikes. Until you master turning (confidently), it takes a lot of saddle-time to develop the judgement required to manage the much higher speeds that comes with 150+hp.

There's no reason you should have gone down there, except for what I just stated above. This was your last accident? Not likely, until you overcome your lack of experience, skill and judgement.

Not to bust your balls.... Glad you're OK. Get a smaller bike and learn to ride it.
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Old 12-03-2012, 06:37 AM   #25
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Re: TOTALLED 07' Gixxer 1000

No mirrors on the bike,ridiculous gearing as indicated by the inaccurate speedo reading&no skill whatsoever. The only reason you totaled your bike around that gentle curve is simpl: you are the epitome of a squid.
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Old 12-03-2012, 07:05 AM   #26
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There's a reason everyone says it's a bad idea to start riding on fast bikes. Until you master turning (confidently), it takes a lot of saddle-time to develop the judgement required to manage the much higher speeds that comes with 150+hp.

There's no reason you should have gone down there, except for what I just stated above. This was your last accident? Not likely, until you overcome your lack of experience, skill and judgement.

Not to bust your balls.... Glad you're OK. Get a smaller bike and learn to ride it.
I can just imagine it...

Whats that? You are just as likely to wreck on a 250, as you are on a big SS bike? It's all in the wrist, so long as you respect the bike?

You won't wreck like that on a 250, I'm sure...


I'm amazed by the overtaking, looks like some kind of orange Ninja was overtaking in front, right when S. Quid came blasting by...how badly that could have ended at those speeds, like that vid a couple of months back where a guy clipped a trailer at serious speed.

The corner leading up to the crash is interesting. In my mind, you didn't even "finish" the first corner before cutting the lines over for the next one.





I wonder how OP's jimmies are...
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Old 12-03-2012, 07:45 AM   #27
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Re: TOTALLED 07' Gixxer 1000

Unfortunately,
we all knew how the vid would end from watching the first few seconds. Seems you were showing out for the group and fucked yourself hard.

Is this a classic case of starting on a liter bike?
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Old 12-03-2012, 08:11 AM   #28
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Its a pitty too see the bike like that. As everyone already mentioned, the bike could make that turn easily. More saddle time and less "showing off" might have saved you from that crash...

Glad your OK tho.
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Old 12-03-2012, 08:38 AM   #29
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Why not fix what you break? You'd just buy another, huh? The most expensive parts are frame, complete forks, radiator and tank. She'll be up and running by hopefully June 2013.


You're thinking of piecing this poor bike back together? I'm afraid that ship has sailed.
In the pic, the front of the frame / steering head is still connected to the forks. You busted the whole front of the frame... errrr.... 'OFF'.

I see a lot of JB weld and duct tape in your future.
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Old 12-03-2012, 08:53 AM   #30
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With the price of this "rebuild", you could probabaly buy a 250, a 600, 3 rider's school classes and 10 track days. I'd recommend parking the 600 for a good year and running the 250 until you figure out this whole riding thing.
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Old 12-03-2012, 09:10 AM   #31
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Re: TOTALLED 07' Gixxer 1000

God damn; you gave that bike the ol' BassAgent treatment.

Get a different bike. Not even worth it.
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Old 12-03-2012, 09:55 AM   #32
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You're thinking of piecing this poor bike back together? I'm afraid that ship has sailed.
In the pic, the front of the frame / steering head is still connected to the forks. You busted the whole front of the frame... errrr.... 'OFF'.

I see a lot of JB weld and duct tape in your future.
"....relax alright?..my old man is a television repairman he's got an ultimate set of tools..I can fix this!.."
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Old 12-03-2012, 10:00 AM   #33
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"....relax alright?..my old man is a television repairman he's got an ultimate set of tools..I can fix this!.."
Fast Times at Manteca High

no way in hell the OP gets that
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Old 12-03-2012, 10:02 AM   #34
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Fast Times at Manteca High

no way in hell the OP gets that
Yeah I figured anyone younger then us wouldnt understand lol

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Old 12-03-2012, 10:09 AM   #35
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This is gonna get interesting if he decides to start responding.

and btw, that bike is fuuuuucccckkkkeeeddd. DO NOT TRY TO REPAIR!!
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Old 12-03-2012, 10:16 AM   #36
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This is gonna get interesting if he decides to start responding.

and btw, that bike is fuuuuucccckkkkeeeddd. DO NOT TRY TO REPAIR!!
Thats what we are all hoping for
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Old 12-03-2012, 10:22 AM   #37
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This is gonna get interesting if he decides to start responding.
unlikely - the video has been made private. I think our young rider has made a run for the hills.
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Old 12-03-2012, 10:28 AM   #38
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Hey OP, i have a left rearset thats still good. Can you rebuild my bike after you finish yours?
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Old 12-03-2012, 10:31 AM   #39
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eh....not a good sign when the cluster is hanging by the swingarm

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Old 12-03-2012, 10:34 AM   #40
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I saw this and all the shit they gave you on BARF. Do yourself a huge favor and go to the track or you might not be so lucky the next time.
I'm wondering if he might get a better reception over at gsxr.com lol


Link to BARF?
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