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Offline VIVI

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Beware of AIR FORCE cage
« on: July 05, 2009, 01:37:21 pm »
I was riding peacefully on Cantonment road on Thursday evening with the Honda CTX when an Air Force cage took me out.  He was in the left lane just in front of me when he switched on his indicator for a right turn and promptly cut across in front of me, trying to turn into a cross road.   I hit the brakes hard to try and avoid the idiot but unfortunately there was a diesel spill and the bike started slipping and I ended up slamming sideways into the driverís door.  The cager, an Air Force warrant officer, tried to drive away as I lay on the road; luckily there were a metro police car right behind me who saw the whole thing and he stopped the car.  I called Groenie to come and help me as Stephan left his cell at home and I couldnít get hold of him.  The paramedics took me to Unitas Hospital for X-rays and painkillers.  Luckily nothing got broken but I seriously sprained my left knee ligaments and ended up with bruises all over.  When we phoned Red she had just got onto a plane in Durban and was on her way back.  The damage to the bike is nothing serious, the crash bars and gear leaver are bent, and other than that there are a couple of extra scratches.

Thanks Groenie for helping me with my bike and making sure Iím okay!!

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Re: Beware of AIR FORCE cage
« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2009, 01:44:41 pm »
Glad you are ok and not hurt!
 

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Re: Beware of AIR FORCE cage
« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2009, 01:52:38 pm »
Glad you're OK , could've ended in disaster .
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Re: Beware of AIR FORCE cage
« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2009, 04:44:10 pm »
Glad you're ok. Make sure the police add a charge of leaving the scene of an accident to the docket (the attempt is the same as the act in the eye's of the law).
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Re: Beware of AIR FORCE cage
« Reply #4 on: July 05, 2009, 04:50:00 pm »
Glad your OK :thumleft:
 

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Re: Beware of AIR FORCE cage
« Reply #5 on: July 05, 2009, 05:22:40 pm »
Damn Vivi glad you're ok. Nail that bastard for attempting to leave the scene!
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Re: Beware of AIR FORCE cage
« Reply #6 on: July 05, 2009, 05:33:08 pm »
Glad that you're OK - very similar to my OFF in Midrand about a year ago.
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Re: Beware of AIR FORCE cage
« Reply #7 on: July 05, 2009, 05:33:49 pm »
good to hear u ok and will heal.

i echo the sentiment of others , nail the mofo
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Re: Beware of AIR FORCE cage
« Reply #8 on: July 05, 2009, 05:57:49 pm »
glad you are ok!!
 

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Re: Beware of AIR FORCE cage
« Reply #9 on: July 05, 2009, 06:15:04 pm »
Sad to hear, recover soon, hope they don't fly like they drive  :(
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Re: Beware of AIR FORCE cage
« Reply #10 on: July 05, 2009, 08:14:57 pm »
I'll leave everything to Stephan to sort out for me!!!
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Re: Beware of AIR FORCE cage
« Reply #11 on: July 05, 2009, 11:05:53 pm »
Sheez VIVI, glad you're OK!
 

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Re: Beware of AIR FORCE cage
« Reply #12 on: July 05, 2009, 11:13:09 pm »
Be patient with that knee injury, it's gonna need time to heal!

Luckily you're ok!
 

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Re: Beware of AIR FORCE cage
« Reply #13 on: July 06, 2009, 06:51:15 am »
... hope they don't fly like they drive  :(

They do, why do you think I wear a parachute...

 :(

Glad you're OK, VIVI - voorspoed with the recovery!

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Re: Beware of AIR FORCE cage
« Reply #14 on: July 06, 2009, 08:06:09 am »
Hmm ja, not nice being phoned while boarding a plane from Durban.  There is absolutely stuff all you can do!

Thanks a million Groenie.   :thumleft:   :thumleft:  When I heard you were on your way I felt a bit better.

Make sure that knee is OK before the Ladies weekend, madame!!
 

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Re: Beware of AIR FORCE cage
« Reply #15 on: July 06, 2009, 08:43:35 am »
Bummer >:(
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Re: Beware of AIR FORCE cage
« Reply #16 on: July 06, 2009, 10:10:00 am »
Hmm ja, not nice being phoned while boarding a plane from Durban.  There is absolutely stuff all you can do!

Make sure that knee is OK before the Ladies weekend, madame!!

Red next time I'll will call 15min later when the plane all ready landed  :imaposer: :imaposer:

P.S I'll be up and going in a few weak.....I'll be 100% ready for the ladies weakend!!!! can't wait!!!
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Re: Beware of AIR FORCE cage
« Reply #17 on: July 06, 2009, 02:37:54 pm »
Here some foto's of my leg and the bike
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Re: Beware of AIR FORCE cage
« Reply #18 on: July 06, 2009, 02:42:54 pm »
Foto's
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