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post #1 of 3 Old 07-02-2019, 10:10 PM Thread Starter
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Knocked over while parked

While I was at a doctor's appointment today, somebody knocked my bike over in the parking lot. It was in 1st gear with a disc lock on the front.

I'm pretty sure they hit the bike with a car in order to knock it over like that, and there is some superficial damage to the exhaust cover and peg. I didn't spot any obvious more serious damage, but I don't think I'm really qualified to say for sure. Any suggestions on things I should check to make sure there isn't any damage I didn't spot?

As an aside, the business the bike was in front of got the license plate, and the whole thing is on security camera. I will be taking it to the police. I have absolutely zero tolerance for people who damage parked vehicles and don't leave their information.

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Sorry to hear that.
The guy sure wasn't very smart to knock the bike over in front of a shop and hoping to get away with it.

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Im really sorry to hear that this happened to your bike. What I learned the hard way is I have to be really careful about how close I park my bike to the lines because the car drivers are such idiots. Often times I will park on the sidewalk or some space off to the side, I rarely park in the normal parking stalls.

There are even vandals that will tip over your bike. I am very careful when around drunks because they are the main ones that do that stuff.
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