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Well I had the arvo off today (saturday).
Wasn't able to make the GP at the Island this year. (my 3 year old's birthday this weekend)
So decided to go for a short ride. And what happens... Stop at traffic lights & bang car hits me from behind.

Was able to control the bike. Pull over to the side to inspect the damage.
All looking good until I inspected the exhausts.

At least the guy's car was in worse condition than my bike.
Oh well so much for that...
 

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Sorry to hear! But you are okay, that s the main thing! Happy birthday to Mini ddmv. Termis are replaceable, you are not!
 

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Good to hear you are OK.
When you get a chance it might be worth dismantling the exhausts because you can obtain the sleeving seperately and you may be able to straighten the internals and then slip on the new sleeves at a fraction of the cost of replacing the whole lot.
 

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Good to hear you are OK.
When you get a chance it might be worth dismantling the exhausts because you can obtain the sleeving seperately and you may be able to straighten the internals and then slip on the new sleeves at a fraction of the cost of replacing the whole lot.
Why bother? The driver from behind is at fault for not keeping a safe distance and is liable for any and all repairs. Get new ones.

Glad you didn't get hurt. Be sure to check the wheel, swingarm and pivot for any damage too.
 

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Why bother? The driver from behind is at fault for not keeping a safe distance and is liable for any and all repairs. Get new ones.

Glad you didn't get hurt. Be sure to check the wheel, swingarm and pivot for any damage too.
Glad your okay!

What Yorik said. And, any little scratch you find from that incident I'd have them replace it. The car driver was at fault so make them fix it.
 

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Thanks everyone.
Will take it to the shop next week to check out the full damage.
 

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Go to a doctor to get checked out. Adrenaline rush following an accident can mask injuries until some time has passed.
 

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Why bother? The driver from behind is at fault for not keeping a safe distance and is liable for any and all repairs. Get new ones.

Glad you didn't get hurt. Be sure to check the wheel, swingarm and pivot for any damage too.
Fair point if you can obtain a new set but , if not , get the insurance money and repair what you can and use the rest improvements or other things.
Definitely second the suggested trip to the doctors' whatever the case.
 

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Thanks everyone for the replys.
Since i didn't fall of the bike or felt any soreness after 24hrs. Did not go to Doctor.

But will take bike to shop this week for full check-up.
And of course the person has no insurance.
 

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But will take bike to shop this week for full check-up.
And of course the person has no insurance.
What are they doing on the road then, have they agreed to pay up?
I'd get the police involved, how do you know they wont do a runner or have given you false details who they are.
 

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What are they doing on the road then, have they agreed to pay up?
I'd get the police involved, how do you know they wont do a runner or have given you false details who they are.
I am sure ddmv has insurance, it doesn't matter if the other party does or doesn't. Here we go through our insurer and they hound the other party for money. Might be a bit of a fight to get the excess back, but on the whole it shouldn't impact on ddmv's claim history.
 

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Thanks everyone for the replys.
Since i didn't fall of the bike or felt any soreness after 24hrs. Did not go to Doctor.

But will take bike to shop this week for full check-up.
And of course the person has no insurance.
I thought 3rd party insurance was compulsory in Aus?

If you want to do the fix your self, and keep costs (and insurance no claims) down, there's a link in this thread/post - http://www.ducati.ms/forums/57-supersport/149798-gia-ca-moto-mufflers.html#post1458361 - to a company in the UK that makes new tubes - may be the way to go?

Measure them up, and order some new ones. Gotta be cheaper than buying new cans.
 

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I think Shift-Tech, a vendor here on duc.ms, used to make tubes also.

Have a good one.
 

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Glad to hear your "OK", (or so far, you are).
Any incling on the cause?...driver have a cell phone jammed in their ear? "Hang up and drive" I say.
Hope the at-fault person pays!
They should pay for a Dr. visit, too, just to be safe.
 
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