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post #1 of 6 Old 11-16-2012, 11:39 AM Thread Starter
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Busted Ego

Been riding for about a month. Took the rider education course, been commuting to work, riding around town, generally having a blast and feeling like a badass.

Then last night I bottomed out and dropped it on a steep uphill turn. Gotta get a new clutch lever, new left foot peg and probably a new shifter.

Feel like a f**kass.

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post #2 of 6 Old 11-16-2012, 11:42 AM
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You can turn it into a positive experience. Look back, try and figure out what you did wrong, and try not to do it again. Good luck.

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post #3 of 6 Old 11-16-2012, 11:48 AM
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Yep...done that too....
Have to be careful on the steep hill with corners...you can bottom out really quickly.

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Check out the Motorcycle Parts for Sale section. Someone is parting out a CBR. Careful as it is their first post so I would only pay via PayPal... but then I again I am not a very trusting person...

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Bottom Out? How does a motorcycle manage that? Thought it was only possible with more than 2 wheels.

By the way. If you only bent your shift, you can just bend it back with a wrentch and arm strength.
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Its not really a "bottom out" I believe he was just going up a steep hill with a turn and caught the bottom left or right side either near or under the foot peg or something along those lines? Either way glad to see your okay, and I agree you can turn it into a learning experience, we all make mistakes It happens! just thankful it wasn't something much worse ya know? Good to know your alright
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