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Now talk about some skills... Not a bad wreck, just got to foolin around on some wet pavement... had to stop, couldn't, slid sideways and the tired snagged and flipped the quad over, smacked my head on the pavement.... I scratched some plastic up, destroyed the ignition switch, cracked the front black piece and snapped the plastic underneath the front right fender that mounts it to the gas tank. You actualy can't tell too much... sanded the scratches and ordered new ignition switch setup. Still looks beautiful... Oh well, **** happens, builds character. Just thank GOD I was wearing my helmet, NEVER RIDE WITHOUT IT!!!!!!!
 

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I replaced my ignition switch thing with the Trail Tech Dashboard... looks way nicer.

I flipped my machine too, but it was on sand. Ended up bending the steering stem, so I ordered a new one ($50). A couple of scratches on the plastic but nothing major. I was lucky. I over-donut'ed and didn't have my butt over enough, so over it went. I just hopped off and it tumbled over in slow motion.

Glad you're okay!

Rob
 

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Glad no one got hurt. Troy tipped the Predator over on sand this wk end too, but no damage to reprot thanks GOd. Rob, how much did it cost for the Trail Tech??? Im debating which to put on mine....... TINA
 

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I almost tipped mine mainly due to the seat being so slippery I think. I was doing donuts and was fine but a split second my butt slipped on the seat and transferred my weight and was on one wheel but thank god I recovered. I thought forsure I was going over. And just like Rob said it was also like in slow motion. Might have to try one of those seat covers to stick to it better.
 

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I just got the trailtech clamp, it was 74.95. With there bars I believe they wanted 129.95, but I'm not positive on that, I have always used pro-tapers with no problems and decided to keep using them.
 

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Hubby wrecked the bike last Thursday. Was riding on the river down here and went off a 25 foot cliff. Bike isn't hurt too bad, will take about $1000.00 to fix the front end on it, but hubby is tore up pretty good. Broken back.. ribs.. and wrist... not to mention the fact his stomach shut down for a few days from gettig whacked by the bike. I have him home now from the hospital, and we are working on recovery now. Will let you know when he heals up..... I plan on kicking his butt then for everyone. So if you want a good kick in, just let me know. I will add your name to the list.
Barb
 

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By the way.... if anyone is upgrading the front end on their bike, I need a few parts. Let me know if you have any shocks, front a frames, wheel, etc....
 

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I saw a listing on ebay for the stock front shocks, here is a link if you are interested.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=43981&item=2420335861
 

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If you go and look at my pics on my profile, you will see a photo of the cliff Larry came off of. Pretty impressive. Thank God for helmets!
 

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Looks pretty ****** up!!! So the frame isnt bent at all? Seems kinda hard to believe that the quad is in the shape it is in after flyin goff a cliff that [email protected]
 

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The only thing I can find wrong besides the A frames and the shock is MAYBE the wheel is bent. Have had 3 other people look at it, and the frame doesn't appear to be bent at all. I am actually surprised that it isn't tore up more. At this point, we've decided that it's a pretty damned good bike and it takes a hell of alot to trash it. For those of us who are into looks, the seat didn't even rip, and the thing bounced end over landing.
 

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Glad to hear its not too bad off.........:)
 

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I rolled my pred going through some burms up in timber ridge. It was great till I fliped I'm talkin burm after burm getting strait sideways , then I get to the LAST one and there was a root sticking up by this time I was half-way through 3rd gear and hit the root the quad came up to 12 o'clock then I hit the top of the burm fliped over then jump in a big rut. all I did was loose a rear deflector and bent the pin on the steering stem. didn't get hurt at all.

Hope your hubby feels better soon!!!!
 
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