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Motorcycles BS Thread 2.0

Discussion in 'Motorcycles' started by Sacrifice, Mar 8, 2016.

  1. Apr 11, 2024 at 11:10 AM
    Modern.Hermit

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    We’re with Progressive for all 4 of our bikes, and I was with them for several years for my Subaru before I married my wife and switched over to her USAA account. We’ve been thinking of switching her car and my Tacoma from USAA to our Progressive policy lately. I wasn’t there when the adjuster went to the shop to look at it, so I’m not sure what their decision-making process was. I’m still waiting for a call from my actual agent to go over the final details.
     
  2. Apr 11, 2024 at 11:14 AM
    Modern.Hermit

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    Shoulder’s a bit better today, just still very stiff and sore and doesn’t wanna take any weight. This sling is driving nuts. I’m hoping the MRI Tuesday will be negative so I can start stretching it out and get back to usual soon.

    I too was pretty shocked at the estimate. I know parts and labor add up, but 3grand seems like a lot!
     
  3. Apr 11, 2024 at 11:25 AM
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    I'm more surprised that 3 grand is enough to total it, isn't it brand new?

    Hope the recovery goes quickly man
     
  4. Apr 11, 2024 at 11:39 AM
    Calamity_taco

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    just a couple of things tbh
    thats good at least but take it easy! shoulder injuries suck ass...

    ya thats wild it was 3k! it dont look that bad tbh! and agreed with what tacotuesday said im shocked that was enough to total it! was the tank dented in? thats the only thing ive seen that usually totals a bike
     
  5. Apr 11, 2024 at 11:59 AM
    Modern.Hermit

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    It was just new to me. It’s a 2016 with 12k miles on it, and we paid $4500 before taxes and fees and stuff. No tank dent, just scraping on the emblem. I’ll post up a screenshot of their repair estimate below. Kudos to Progressive, they really went all out looking for what would need to get repaired. If it was actually new, I’d be super stoked at how detailed they were.

    IMG_5522.jpg
     
  6. Apr 11, 2024 at 12:08 PM
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    That's not awful, 1/3 of it is just the cluster. If they're willing to just cut you the check you could make out pretty well. If you're not re-doing the tank, outside of cluster programming (mileage, vin, whatever) I don't see anything on there your average person couldn't do themselves.
     
  7. Apr 11, 2024 at 12:10 PM
    Modern.Hermit

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    That’s what I’m hoping for. I wish they wouldn’t have wrote it as a total loss and would let me choose what to replace under insurance, but it is what it is. If I can get it salvage, I won’t be too upset. I just don’t wanna lose it. It’s got sentimental value to me at this point. lol.
     
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  8. Apr 11, 2024 at 12:16 PM
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    To my understanding, insurance has to account for everything to be fixed to determine if it's fixable/total loss, but if it is fixable, then most will cut you a check and let you choose what to fix, under the caveat whatever you don't fix wouldn't be covered in the next incident.

    Didn't realize it was just new to you, makes sense then it was totaled. Wild the gauge cluster and tank repair alone is half the cost. but makes sense. electronics and paint aren't cheap.
     
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  9. Apr 11, 2024 at 12:25 PM
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    Out of curiosity just looked up what it would cost for my 14 y/o F800GS. Yikes.

    upload_2024-4-11_12-25-32.png
     
  10. Apr 11, 2024 at 12:28 PM
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    ooooh i see then! that makes sense on why its totaled. still sucks it is thou
     
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    Only $1619 on MAX BMW :rofl:

    upload_2024-4-11_12-44-36.png

    Also, in case you didn't know about them, here is the link: https://shop.maxbmw.com/fiche/DiagramsMain.aspx?vid=54122&rnd=09082020

    I order 90% of my OEM parts through them (and they toss in a bag of m&ms usually :anonymous:)
     
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  15. Apr 11, 2024 at 12:51 PM
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    sheesh

    this just confirms my wariness of personally messing with anything electrical lol. the cost of messing up hardly seems worth the risk lol
     
  16. Apr 11, 2024 at 1:12 PM
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    Makes sense... I say ride the ones you have, see how many miles you can rack up doing two wheel therapy. I've heard a few people mention the difficulty transitioning to retired life, and can imagine the new routine (or lack thereof) is a big change. Hope everything works out for you!

    Also this is a pretty good book I read recently, has some helpful insights/tips

    https://www.amazon.com/How-Calm-Your-Mind-Productivity/dp/0593298519
     
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  18. Apr 11, 2024 at 2:54 PM
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    I cannot like this at all... from your point of view, or the Triumph's.

    :thumbsup:
     
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    I’d go if I didn’t have to be somewhere all weekend. My wife sure would appreciate me buying more yard art. :D
     
  20. Apr 11, 2024 at 3:24 PM
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    I'm on my 8 on anyway :D
     
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