Bloody typical!

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Bloody typical!

Post by Monkey104 » Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:43 pm

After 3 months of searching I eventually bought my MT 350 on the 1st Feb, insured mot and taxed. On the 3rd Feb I fall off my works off-road bike and break a bone in my knee.
I was looking to get some quality time in the saddle this month.
I am not happy to say the least.
Ah well, at least I can hop down to the garage and tinker :cry:
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Re: Bloody typical!

Post by hounddog » Tue Feb 06, 2018 10:41 pm

Ouch. Get well soon
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Re: Bloody typical!

Post by Wirralman » Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:32 pm

I once went off road with a chap who had bought an MT from Withams ( the disposal agency MOD use) He was eager to try out his new bike

After 1 km of very light offroad his back tyre was flat On taking it apart the rim tape was more gaffa tape than rubber, the tube perished-little wonder it failed

If you use your enforced non-riding time to get on top of maintenance, it will pay dividends Hope you make a quick recovery
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Re: Bloody typical!

Post by Chisler » Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:32 am

Don't rush your recovery , enjoy your tinkering.
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Post by Minter » Wed Feb 07, 2018 8:08 am

get well soon Monkey..
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Re: Bloody typical!

Post by Force Motorcycles » Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:50 am

Ouch. Sounds painful. Hope you can get back on your bike soon.

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Re: Bloody typical!

Post by yaka » Wed Feb 07, 2018 10:12 am

I know how you feel, when I got mine I picked up an injury and went down hill from there. Did not ride it till a over year later.

I hope you get on you bike soon
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Re: Bloody typical!

Post by deadgrass. » Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:33 pm

bad luck monkey,
need an hand with owt gis a shout [ i cant be far away]

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Re: Bloody typical!

Post by rustybike » Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:06 pm

Hope you have fun tinkering and get you and your bike sorted soon
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Re: Bloody typical!

Post by Monkey104 » Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:52 pm

Thanks for the best wishes guys.
Fortunately the bike I came off was a work bike. Mine was safely tucked up at home.
I was quite impressed with the condition of my MT 350, as an ex RMP and spending a lot of time on the bikes in my 22yrs service I know how much they can get used and abused.
Just got to get my bloody knee sorted now.
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