Originally Posted by PeterW
And surprisingly I've heard of very few (no ?) cases where the forks have been bent without significant other front end damage.
The swingarms don't break often either , unlike some other makes ;)
Two up with luggage I had a low speed crash, steering went full left, weight of bike went on front wheel sideways and snapped the left fork. Guys in the shop where it was towed to had never seen a fork snap.
I was pretty proud.