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Old 11-22-2012, 12:45 AM   #1125
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Joined: Sep 2008
Location: Wellington, New Zealand
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Of Bullbars & BMW crashbars

A discussion over in the Schmidt thread re sidestands & crashbars prompted me to scan these. Circa 1991.

Was a result of a collision between a van doing a right turn into a lane (to beat the traffic).

The crashbar tore the rocker cover off, & damaged the head. The rocker cover looks like it's still on, but it was just put back there for the sake of completeness & to keep the shit out of the heads. I had to have the heads welded up to get a new one on. The van driver was unlicenced, bankrupt, & driving someone elses uninsured van. All this at less than 20mph. Managed to wreck both sides of the bike. The bullbars punched a hole in the fairing, the crashbars got hooked up in the bullbars & it dumped the bike over onto the right side & destroyed that too.
My '91 R100GS thread is here
My Ride photos are here

It's just better when there's twins involved....
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