Senior VR Member
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: DE, Newark
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Thought It Would Be A Good Day To Ride
I had to go downstate today to visit my firm's Rehoboth Beach and Georgetown offices. Thought it would be a good day to ride. Weather was beautiful. Coming North through Odessa, which has two lanes of travel in each direction, I was riding in the left lane. Ahead of me was an SUV in the right lane, who decides he wants to make a left hand turn in front of me. Why would you make a left hand turn from the right lane? Did everything I could to get my speed down, but I knew a collision was imminent. I hit his rear quarter panel and went down. Dazed, I got up to see my leg was bloody, but otherwise not too bad off. Bike on its side with anti-freeze everywhere. Front end is banged up, but I don't know how bad. Bike was towed away, so I will have to wait until next week to check it out. Paramedic was a rider, who insisted I go to the hospital, even though I really didn't think it was necessary. Now, I've been sitting here for almost four hours, waiting for stitches in the leg. They took x-rays of my arm and leg, and nothing is broken.
In hindsight, I guess I should have caged it today.
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