Originally Posted by cdnskiwi
First, certainly glad that you are okay antiquewidow. Second, I can't believe this has happened on the new design fork slider. Third, I'm ticked that I spent hard earned $$ on new sliders proactively for my '02, just to be on the safe side - now who knows
Take good care and make sure BMW is taken to the cleaners on this one
Fork breaks at one end, wheel veers sideways, puts enormous forces on the axle, bends axle.
Don't see any reason to assume the axle was bent to start with here.