Rear ended by a lawnmower.....

Discussion in 'Face Plant' started by eatpasta, May 25, 2010.

  1. eatpasta

    eatpasta Lawnmower Target

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    As hard as it is to believe.... yes I got hit by a massive blender.

    An ADV First?

    :dunno

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    Its a Los Angeles city owned lawnmower and he rammed me into a cop!

    This should be a fun one...

    :bluduh
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  2. SikDMAX

    SikDMAX Been here awhile

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    Holy crap! That SUCKS!

    How are you feeling? Damage to the bike? (what is it?)
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  3. killurtv

    killurtv free range moron

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    I would say there are several firsts here!!!! That is pretty amazing. I did not read anything about personal injury so I hope there were none. Yes indeed, this could be a fun one.:norton
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  4. eatpasta

    eatpasta Lawnmower Target

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    no sure yet - rode it to work and it seemed ok.... im worried about the final drive. It had to have taken most of the force.

    Who gets hit by a mower on Santa Monica Blvd?!!

    :huh
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  5. eatpasta

    eatpasta Lawnmower Target

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    my feet werent even down, and I got launched onto the frontish part of the bike/back of the car so im going to be sore and bruised for sure.
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  6. BikerGeek99

    BikerGeek99 Horizon Chaser

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    WOW! I saw the title of this thread and though, nah... Can't be...

    Glad you're only bruised.

    I wonder if the driver was texting while mowing...
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  7. ErrinV

    ErrinV D Boon!

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    Glad you're ok AJ. That looks like it's right by Paramount.
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  8. fullmonte

    fullmonte Reformed Kneedragger

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    Looks like it was your lucky day. The pics are priceless.:rofl:oscar:poser:photog
    Go buy a lottery ticket.:deal
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  9. Fishyhead

    Fishyhead Eremikophobic

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    I'm glad you're ok. What did the cop say/do?
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  10. eatalotapeaches

    eatalotapeaches finding my own way

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    So you were sandwiched between two city employees during a accident that wasn't your fault? You're screwed-go by some lube. :lol3

    P.S. I hope you get to feeling better and your final drive lives it's "normal" life span.

    edit: am I seeing things or does that mower have a license plate?!?!
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  11. MotoMike

    MotoMike Washed Up Desert Racer

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    "Rear ended by a lawnmower..... "

    Well, thats one way to trim your bunghole hair.

    The good news is you can sue the city for a gazillion $.

    The bad news is the city is broke :cry
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  12. eatpasta

    eatpasta Lawnmower Target

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    first thing she did was tell me lie back down.... she was pretty cool about it, she went and got me a bottle of water so I could take some Ibuprofen (hey, who doesnt carry some Advil with them these days?)

    yeah its a strange situation.

    essentially Santa Monica and Vine so yeah man.... very close to you!



    yeah what are the odds of that?! the final drive is my biggest worry. looks like the touratech rack took some of it but it had to have hit the rear tire first so it had to have taken the brunt of the trauma.

    man between Errin owning this thing then ME..... its really gone through the ringer!

    :lol3
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  13. eatpasta

    eatpasta Lawnmower Target

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    yeah it was a pucker moment for sure - im not really the suing type..... i wouldnt mind having my bike fixed though
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  14. Kjharn

    Kjharn Hrmph?

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    Wow. That's a new one :lol3
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  15. MotoMike

    MotoMike Washed Up Desert Racer

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    I do say that in jest. You are not the proper nationality to be suing the city. Now, if only the cop had jumped out of his car and started billy clubbing you for damaging city property as you screamed "NO MAS!", Then you'd be in buisness :thumb
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  16. eatpasta

    eatpasta Lawnmower Target

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    I was thinking NO ME GUSTA actually

    :dunno
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  17. nobrakes

    nobrakes Long timer

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    Holy crap! That thing really mowed you down. :eek1 Or did it just clip you? :lol3

    Seriously, though - glad you're OK and hope there's no lingering damage on you or the bike.
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  18. eatpasta

    eatpasta Lawnmower Target

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    no he full on rammed me into the cop and the bike went over
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  19. Kjharn

    Kjharn Hrmph?

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    Now that's funny :lol3
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  20. Asphalt Assault

    Asphalt Assault Been here awhile

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    Just when you thought you have seen everything in Los Angeles..a lawn mower comes out of nowhere! Great Story, glad to hear you were okay and diden't get mowed down!:freaky
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