Moto GP Racer
Join Date: Mar 2012
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Two Brothers carbon fiber slip on.
RR Frame sliders
First accident...... below is the damage I have noticed so far:
- Rear brake pedal, bent 180 degrees back (funny and not funny simultanesouly)
- Front tyre is screwed; I was able to ride the bike from the accident scene back home on the punctured flat tyre as this was my only option at the time (I did have an escort in a car). I don't know if it could be repaired or not, it has partially detached from the rim.
- Even though I have original Honda frame sliders on, I busted the lower right fairing and the engine cover is visible and seriously scratched towards on side.
Right after the accident, I noticed there was something leaking from the bike somewhere behind the rear brake lever, I have no idea what it could be. The weird thing is, since I rode the bike straight after the accident, there was no leaking at all. The bike has been in the garage for more than a week now and nothing leaking at all. I did turn the bike on yesterday and revved the engine a number of times just to keep the battery active and see if there is any new damage; again nothing. There is something I noticed well before the accident, sometimes I would smell this burning smell when I am at a traffic light or when riding generally for a few seconds, then it would go away completely, sometimes I would have full rides when I would never smell it. When I did start the bike yesterday though, I did smell it.
I am thinking of bending the rear brake pedal by hand, and also taking the front wheel off today to get the tyre replaced. I have a service manual.
I would appreciate all the help I can get, It is unnerving to drop your brand new bike like that, but I want to get it back in tip top shape technically at least.
I can't post pics right now, but will try my best to soon.
Last edited by Rad Rage; 06-12-2012 at 04:44 AM.