Crashed my Motorcycle tonight, I'm not badly hurt, just minor brusing and I went to work this same night. I was in the center lane, changed lanes to get around a slower vehicle, saw too late that traffic suddenly stopped, hit the brakes and did not try to swerve, but lowsided (meaning front lost traction) into the back end of another vehicle.
I was on my feet in seconds, witnesses were checking to see if I was OK and I did NOT need medical attention. My jacket and chaps prevented road rash. The front forks are certainly shot, but the bike should be repairable. That big can bolted to the left side kept my lower leg from being caught between the bike and the road. The bike is fully insured with only a $250 deductable and I have the Kymco Grand Vista 250 scooter to keep me happy until I get the KLR back.
It happened in almost the exact same spot when back on July 6 of 2012, someone pulled out in front of me, causing about $1,800 worth of damage to the scooter. I'm starting to wonder if the right lane in that spot is cursed.
Video of the crash