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SpikeC
05-05-2013, 11:41 PM
Today someone backed a minivan into my Ducati and knocked it over onto its left side. This was bad enough, butt the worst part is that it caused the side stand mount to punch a hole in the crankcase, allowing oil to run out. This could easily result in the insurance company declaring it a "total loss".
I am desolate.

ajhuff
05-05-2013, 11:54 PM
Oh man that sucks!

AJ

ajhuff
05-05-2013, 11:55 PM
Not the kind of duck thread I like to read. :(

-AJ

AFKitchenknivesguy
05-06-2013, 12:43 AM
Sorry to hear it. At least you will get a new bike out of the situation, **** happens :(

Johnny.B.Good
05-06-2013, 12:49 AM
Well, glad you weren't sitting on it when it happened.

Lucretia
05-06-2013, 01:04 AM
That's terrible! I hate insurance companies. There's a reason they own the biggest, fanciest buildings in cities.

Hope that it works out ok.

GlassEye
05-06-2013, 01:09 AM
That sucks, hopefully it works out for the better.

kalaeb
05-06-2013, 07:27 AM
That bites!

Never trust a minivan. I don't park near them, drive near them, and go out of my way to avoid them. Here minivan=lots of kids=distracted driver.

Salty dog
05-06-2013, 07:40 AM
Agreed. Even with no kids Minivans are dangerous. Chances are a woman is driving. (Call me old fashioned) I also avoid Prius, pick ups and Buicks. Prius=type B personality/slow driver. Buicks=farmers (it's probably Sunday) Pick ups=overcompensating for penis size, aggressive drivers, red neck.

OK, who haven't I offended yet?

Duckfat
05-06-2013, 10:20 AM
Getting enough $$$ out of an insurance Co to buy a new bike is like squeezing blood from a turnip. I had a Ninja hit in a parking lot years ago. Just a cracked fairing was enough to total it.
Sucks doesn't even begin to describe the frustration.

sudsy9977
05-06-2013, 10:54 AM
Man that sucks...hope the insurance process is smooth....ryan

chinacats
05-06-2013, 11:29 AM
Sorry to hear about your bike--that sucks.

Dream Burls
05-06-2013, 12:31 PM
Tough break Spike. Hope it works out for you.

mhlee
05-06-2013, 01:55 PM
That totally blows.

SpikeC
05-06-2013, 04:32 PM
I spoke with the adjuster for the other persons insurance and she has admitted fault, so there's that. The issue of how much money if the bike is totaled will be another deal all together.

WildBoar
05-06-2013, 10:30 PM
You are not limited to what her insurance company will pay. But no matter what, be prepared to fight/ battle to establish the value, especially for any non-stock items.