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post #2 of 13 Old 05-01-2007, 08:04 AM
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The kid is lucky he isn't drooling on his t-shirt in a head trauma ward right now.

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post #3 of 13 Old 05-01-2007, 08:26 AM
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Driving 50ft without insurance cost him $12,000. That makes it $1M/mile!

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That makes it $1M/mile!

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post #5 of 13 Old 05-02-2007, 10:14 AM
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ive seen a couple of times on the net about suzuki frames breaking like that, mighta been here but either way hes a dumbass

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post #6 of 13 Old 05-02-2007, 01:50 PM
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If the guy has any kind of decent insurance company, he will be covered automaticly upon a new purchase.

Looks like the dealer was more interested in the purchase than the person. You don't have to have a PHD to know a person isn't ready for a rig like that.

Speaking of not ready..............................

I am not ready to delay my afternoon ride on the ole' 10R any longer.

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Despite the stupidity of it all... I can't believe the frame broke like that.

In regards to the stupidity of it all... that's stupid.

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Despite the stupidity of it all... I can't believe the frame broke like that.

In regards to the stupidity of it all... that's stupid.
He didn't have a prior road bike, read NO INSURANCE!
Most car insurances wouldn't cover a new bike automatically, I know mine wouldn't. Apparently he was afraid leaving at the shop until he was legal with insurance, someone might abuse his new bike.

Suzuki should just pay off his tab, because that's cheap for a CTD (Crash Test Dummy).

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post #9 of 13 Old 05-03-2007, 08:58 AM
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I have AAA and they cover you for any purchase you make(ZX10R, KLR650)

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I have AAA and they cover you for any purchase you make(ZX10R, KLR650)
It's a chicken and egg problem. You have proven your bike competence by experience, MSF classes and have an insured road bike. Sure in our case insurance will cover a new bike purchase and rentals!

When I was coming back to bikes prior to owning one, I turned down a demo ride at BMW since my cage insurance wouldn't insure the bike and neither would the shop. The crashed guy obviously didn't have bike insurance.

Now with bike insurance, I demo lots of bikes! Notice I didn't say buy.

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I've got American Family. Hadn't had insurance on a bike in three years, but when I bought my 919 this spring my pre-existing car insurance covered bike for two weeks I believe.

It was pretty much the same with my last insurance company as well.

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The medical coverage is good for ANY bad interraction with a vehicle. As a pedestrian, cyclist, or if someone runs you off the road on your motorbike and you can't prove it's their fault. It's piece of mind since an expensive medivac may not be covered by other insurance. You should also consider buying separate medivac coverage for trips outside the US. Like for our upcoming WT tour of Italy!

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I read the title and the first thing I thought of was that thread...lol

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