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...Was the day I wrote off my 2 week old brand new 09 Fireblade. Yep, destroyed:(

I was in the hospital with a broken Tibia and Fibia and crushed left shoulder. So pin in my left tibia and plate in shoulder. :thumb:

But enough with the moaning, just before the crash on a road myself and a friend ride everyday from and to work we stopped at a petrol station that had lots of diesel spillage around the petrol pumps. I remember slipping while on the bike with my boots and was worried. About 7 km later and a good few turns we approached the turn that we ride everyday at same speed and all i can remember was sliding and thinking "I cant believe i dropped my new bike" and nothing more really. My friend who was behind me said i went into the turn and then as i squared it off, turned in more and the back tire just went. I went underneath the barrier apparantly, and my gear i had on helped alot, or some.

So my question is how long can diesel stay on a tire? The road was in perfect condition that day, i have pics of it, but some of my friends recon it could not have been the diesel on the tire. Altough Honda wing here said they found diesel on the front tirea week later on the bike.

Below links of before state and after and where i fell all the way down the hill.



 

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I'd be gutted.....

....get well soon
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Dunno how long it'd take to get the deisel off the tyres tho....

:hmm: but your friends could be right and summut else may have been the cause... would the diesel not have only been in the centre of the tyre if you were sat at the petrol station?
 

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:eek: Holy $h!t Wurn.. Glad you're on the mend and hope you get the insurance sorted out quickly on your bike :thumb:
 

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Ouch, hope you get back up and running ASAP.

Hmm, could it be loose surface or even diesel spilt on that corner? Cold tyres?
 

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Ouch Wurn sorry to hear about your accident, i hope you get well soon. Seems like a lot of people are having of's at the moment
 

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Thx you lot, im on the mend yes, walking without any crutch but limping a bit. My left hand is too weak to pull a clutch in and its very sore when touching something. I pulled my nerves in my trunking area in the neck and therefore the sore and weak hand. This will take 2yrs to mend.

MY bike was paid out by insurance and im driving an opel corsa utility now which sux ass but its transport. My brother said i can use his 2 stroke nsr150sp to ride around. Will see if i can pull this clutch in, but otherwise my wife basically said only in2 yrs time may i get a bike again, well see about that :)

I have to say this before i wrote off the bike i can ho9nestly say its an AWESOME bike. Oh and now the tires could not have been cold after 7km of riding, i think the diesel although in middel ot tire tread surely must have worked its way onto the side walls by following the grooves, not so?

I have to say the tires were crap imo, Dunlop qualifiers, not good for road use imo.

Look atr the road its perfect. you can see the bike srape marks. this was on the day of the accident, and the above pics you can see me laying next to the bike with my wife there also.

 

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Sorry to hear about the accident, and glad you are on the mend. It makes me realise (again) how lucky I was to escape unharmed from my recent off.
 

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Thats hurts:( .. Glad your healing up and going to be Okay.
 

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Shucks Wurm the new bike your a bad man. Seriously though glad to hear you got away with minor aches and pain (relatively speaking).

INHO cant see the diesel from the garage causing this, surely the heat from the tyres would have cleaned it off by 7 klicks:idunno:
 

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Thats the quickest way albeit not the best way to 'fighter' your new blade Wurn !!:eek:

Glad you're on the mend and the bike can be replaced remember:thumb:

Love the HRC colours as well, gutted for you mate.

Hope you get the insurance sorted out soon:thumb::clap:
 

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As always, the bike can be replaced YOU can't. Pleased your ok mate.

So what are you getting next? A nice 2012 version when the wife lets U !

I bet you get another before then, i would.

Just take it easy for a bit.
 
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