User Tag List

Page 3 of 3 FirstFirst 123
Results 101 to 124 of 124

Thread: First Accident

  1. #101
    ckoonyin
    has no status.
    Class 2B ckoonyin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    Wild Wild West
    Posts
    494
    Feedback Score
    0
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)

    Default



    Quote Originally Posted by thechosenx View Post
    Im planning to report to IDAC first then maybe tomorrow or so then i go planet? Or if i have no choice i will have to go unique motorsports because they close at 8pm and still able to rush there..
    Glad to hear that u are ok.........just go and claim.......

    Quote Originally Posted by systemx View Post
    Glad to hear you are alright. I am going to start riding soon and I'm thinking of getting some protection too. FF, jacket, gloves and maybe boots. I see that link you posted for that jacket looks like a windbraker. No offence but that really does not look like it's going to protect you on the road.

    Does anyone have any good recommendations for FF and armour and prices?
    How about an Air-tex Airbag Jacket? FF u can try HJC, still got promo i think

  2. #102
    systemx
    has no status.
    P Plate
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Posts
    136
    Feedback Score
    0
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by ckoonyin View Post
    How about an Air-tex Airbag Jacket? FF u can try HJC, still got promo i think
    Bought an RS Taichi jacket for $180 from Motoworld yesterday. Liked the looks and was not too warm. Only light protection against rain. For heavier showers will either wait under shelter or wear raincoat if must ride.

    Saw they had the HJC FF under promo $150 / $100 with trade-in old helmet. But Motoworld did not have stock of the black solid color which is the only one I fancy. Anywhere else got this promo?

    I saw this pair of Gortex riding boots which were going for $200 but I found them uncomfortable especially when going walking / shopping. Any recommendations?

    Finally, I'm looking for carbon fibre mesh gloves that don't look bulky. The ones I saw at Motoworld with the knuckle protectors all looked like goalkeeper gloves.

     

     
  3. #103
    pureice68
    has no status.
    Class 2 pureice68's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    Singapore
    Posts
    1,320
    Feedback Score
    0
    Mentioned
    5 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)

    Default

    Get as much protection as you can, as they are the only thing to prevent or lessen the injuries. Cheers!
    Don't do it to others what you don't want others to do to you! God bless!

  4. #104
    Icomeforyou
    is planning a big project
    Class 2A Icomeforyou's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Woodlands
    Posts
    556
    Feedback Score
    0
    Mentioned
    5 Post(s)
    Tagged
    2 Thread(s)

    Default

    Well, never thought that I'd have to post here as well.

    But yesterday got my first kiss from a taxi as well.

    Was at suntec roundabout, three lanes - i was on left lane, taxi was at the middle lane. lane 3 (left lane) is left plus going straight only... Taxi cut from middle lane to the left as he wanted to exit. He thought he could make it, and cut, but i think last minute tried to stop as he saw me.

    I horned and accelerated preferring to avoid a head on collision as his taxi was like straight in front of me, as i pass him, he clipped my rear, sending the bike slightly airborne and losing control as it landed. I hit the tarmac and the bike hit the ground.

    After that, called tow truck.

    SO just a reminder to all, it's not about how badly the bike is damaged, or can claim or not, the first and foremost thing is to be able to walk away, this one must truly thank God cause I landed like 50 cm, away from another entry road to the roundabout.

    We did exchange particulars , soo will wait and see how it goes.

    Ride safe on this hazy friday afternoon all
    "Wolves and sheep will live together in peace, and leopards will lie down with young goats, calves and lion cubs will feed together, and little children will take care of them. Cows and bears will eat together, and their calves and cubs will lie down in peace." Isaiah 11:6-8


  5. #105
    jtzx
    busy man
    SBF Phantom Knights jtzx's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    B I S H A N
    Posts
    6,248
    Feedback Score
    8 (90%)
    Mentioned
    18 Post(s)
    Tagged
    2 Thread(s)

    Default

    thank god u'r alright.. i hate roundabouts too! normally i will open my eyes super big during such roads..

    so insurances or private settlement?
    JOSHUA
    class2B -26/2/09
    class 2A -27/7/10
    class 3 - 6/1/11
    class 2 - 30/8/12



  6. #106
    Icomeforyou
    is planning a big project
    Class 2A Icomeforyou's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Woodlands
    Posts
    556
    Feedback Score
    0
    Mentioned
    5 Post(s)
    Tagged
    2 Thread(s)

    Default

    =) yeap, roundabouts are kill zones i agree....

    And settled privately, today went down to bike shop to settle payment and all, should be able to get my bike back today =) Repaired $292, mainly the box and rack was badly damaged, along with mirror, fending, signal light, towing, and labor (they heard the word 'taxi' and out came the cleavers, but I persuaded them to go easy as the taxi was at least honest and willing to help)

    Took the train to work today and I got a 'culture shock'. So it's thankful that all I have to do is to take a bus from work to alexandre to pick up from work shop.

    But technically do i have to report to anybody about the accident?
    "Wolves and sheep will live together in peace, and leopards will lie down with young goats, calves and lion cubs will feed together, and little children will take care of them. Cows and bears will eat together, and their calves and cubs will lie down in peace." Isaiah 11:6-8


  7. #107
    ahcaibiker
    loves MV Agusta
    TeePee ahcaibiker's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Caucasian Bridge
    Posts
    2,033
    Feedback Score
    0
    Mentioned
    6 Post(s)
    Tagged
    2 Thread(s)

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Icomeforyou View Post
    =) yeap, roundabouts are kill zones i agree....

    And settled privately, today went down to bike shop to settle payment and all, should be able to get my bike back today =) Repaired $292, mainly the box and rack was badly damaged, along with mirror, fending, signal light, towing, and labor (they heard the word 'taxi' and out came the cleavers, but I persuaded them to go easy as the taxi was at least honest and willing to help)

    Took the train to work today and I got a 'culture shock'. So it's thankful that all I have to do is to take a bus from work to alexandre to pick up from work shop.

    But technically do i have to report to anybody about the accident?

    don need, but best to sign black and white with the taxi driver that the both of you agreed to a private settlement. that way is to protect you incase that taxi driver choose to report to insurance company to claim your insurance.
    Class 2B - 26/03/2009
    Class 2A - 01/06/2010
    Class 3 - 10/07/2009

    Rides(s)
    1) Honda TA150 - 20/04/2009 to 31/08/2014

    2) Honda CB400 Ver S - 12/07/2014 to ???

  8. #108
    ezzyoiler
    has no status.
    TeePee
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    Tampines st 83
    Posts
    1,964
    Feedback Score
    2 (100%)
    Mentioned
    27 Post(s)
    Tagged
    2 Thread(s)

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Icomeforyou View Post
    =) yeap, roundabouts are kill zones i agree....

    And settled privately, today went down to bike shop to settle payment and all, should be able to get my bike back today =) Repaired $292, mainly the box and rack was badly damaged, along with mirror, fending, signal light, towing, and labor (they heard the word 'taxi' and out came the cleavers, but I persuaded them to go easy as the taxi was at least honest and willing to help)

    Took the train to work today and I got a 'culture shock'. So it's thankful that all I have to do is to take a bus from work to alexandre to pick up from work shop.

    But technically do i have to report to anybody about the accident?
    yes...
    report to your insurance company for record purposes...not for claims..

    thus in case you are sued...the insurance will take care of it....
    black and white is tricky..you need to defend yourself if there is any claim..
    i love my ezzyoiler
    experience the miracle...
    where chain cleaning is history...
    call 91797182..

  9. #109
    kmjoe
    loves his NC700X
    TeePee
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Location
    Bishan
    Posts
    1,971
    Feedback Score
    1 (100%)
    Mentioned
    13 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Icomeforyou View Post
    =) yeap, roundabouts are kill zones i agree....

    And settled privately, today went down to bike shop to settle payment and all, should be able to get my bike back today =) Repaired $292, mainly the box and rack was badly damaged, along with mirror, fending, signal light, towing, and labor (they heard the word 'taxi' and out came the cleavers, but I persuaded them to go easy as the taxi was at least honest and willing to help)

    Took the train to work today and I got a 'culture shock'. So it's thankful that all I have to do is to take a bus from work to alexandre to pick up from work shop.

    But technically do i have to report to anybody about the accident?
    yes like wad ezzoiler said do report it for recording purposes, my insurance company told me to go the the comfort delgro at braddell (forget if it's idac or wad) to report it and police report, even thou i were to claim against him or not, coz he might just twist his story to claim u instead, did u take photos of wad happened to ur bike? u will need it for reporting...

  10. #110
    jtzx
    busy man
    SBF Phantom Knights jtzx's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    B I S H A N
    Posts
    6,248
    Feedback Score
    8 (90%)
    Mentioned
    18 Post(s)
    Tagged
    2 Thread(s)

    Default

    yes keep all hardcopy proofs for a year.. Be in pictures , messages(sms)..... Who knows he claims on you...
    JOSHUA
    class2B -26/2/09
    class 2A -27/7/10
    class 3 - 6/1/11
    class 2 - 30/8/12



  11. #111
    Icomeforyou
    is planning a big project
    Class 2A Icomeforyou's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Woodlands
    Posts
    556
    Feedback Score
    0
    Mentioned
    5 Post(s)
    Tagged
    2 Thread(s)

    Default

    Oh no pictures, after the accident I actually forgot the SOP for accidents, adraneline rush...

    But managed to draft out a settle form and we both signed it, after Friday, we met at bike shop and he settled the repairs outstanding amount, we signed another Notice of Agreement...

    And oh, sorry for the late reply, I called my insurance but they said if private settlement (which they said technically not allowed, apparaently all accidents must report), so I said, but I do not wish to pursue since its resolved, they said okay, then will monitor for 2-3 weeks to see if any claims from the taxi's side.

    But in anycase, thank you all very much for your advice.
    "Wolves and sheep will live together in peace, and leopards will lie down with young goats, calves and lion cubs will feed together, and little children will take care of them. Cows and bears will eat together, and their calves and cubs will lie down in peace." Isaiah 11:6-8


     

     
  12. #112
    kan0n
    has no status.
    P Plate
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Posts
    81
    Feedback Score
    0
    Mentioned
    2 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    My first accident was today, zzz was on my way to sch on SLE, wher that was a jam, so i squzze through the centre and there was this lorry suddenly turn out, JAM BRAKE. BOOM! Skidded a bit but manage to control and only fall down to my left, small injuries and handble bar Y Y zzz

  13. #113
    jtzx
    busy man
    SBF Phantom Knights jtzx's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    B I S H A N
    Posts
    6,248
    Feedback Score
    8 (90%)
    Mentioned
    18 Post(s)
    Tagged
    2 Thread(s)

    Default

    thank god u'r alright.. luckily beside you no car.. Just sent bike to workshop to have the handlebar align again ;D ride safe dude.. SIgn up for ridesafe event already?
    JOSHUA
    class2B -26/2/09
    class 2A -27/7/10
    class 3 - 6/1/11
    class 2 - 30/8/12



  14. #114
    kan0n
    has no status.
    P Plate
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Posts
    81
    Feedback Score
    0
    Mentioned
    2 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    cant ar..i working on that day, do you know roughly how much will it cost to align the handle bar. Im at woodland, any nearby shop to recommend

  15. #115
    Icomeforyou
    is planning a big project
    Class 2A Icomeforyou's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Woodlands
    Posts
    556
    Feedback Score
    0
    Mentioned
    5 Post(s)
    Tagged
    2 Thread(s)

    Default

    Hi kan0n, ermmmm woodlands shops actually generally in my honest opinion not recommended, however, I do go to SPC uppr thomson road who is quite okay, does not chop too much etc.

    And thank God you're alright, please do get your hand bar realigned asap, as its not safe....

    Take care man.
    "Wolves and sheep will live together in peace, and leopards will lie down with young goats, calves and lion cubs will feed together, and little children will take care of them. Cows and bears will eat together, and their calves and cubs will lie down in peace." Isaiah 11:6-8


  16. #116
    kan0n
    has no status.
    P Plate
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Posts
    81
    Feedback Score
    0
    Mentioned
    2 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default Bike problem or my problem..help pls

    Hi guys, this morning i made with an small accident that i skidded my bike, though little injuries, my bike handle bar alighment went off.

    After getting it fix, i rode home, on e way back, e rain was heavy, as i come to a stop at traffic light, my bike skidded again..lucky i manage to keep it out, so nth happen.

    As i rode hme, i was going like 60km/h. But my back feels weird, like of skidding de feel, my rear tyre seems like of skidding at times, which made me worried.

    I like to ask you guys for help, what could be the possible problem i faced here?

    Rear tyre problem which cause me to feel like skidding or psychological factor. zzz

    Is there any way to know my tyre is in bad condition after i fall?

  17. #117
    Silent Hunter
    has no status.
    SBF Lacer Silent Hunter's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Singapore, Yishun
    Posts
    5,133
    Feedback Score
    4 (100%)
    Mentioned
    18 Post(s)
    Tagged
    2 Thread(s)

    Default

    Machine fault: Go see your threads on the tyre, are they deep/shallow?

    Human error: You might be stepping too hard on the rear brake. Phantom is back heavy, plus it's using disk brake, so the back will fishtail/skid if too much brake is applied suddenly. Even with good tyre, also will skid if rear brake is suddenly jammed on.
    Motorcyclist are the nicest people on the road, try not to kill us.

  18. #118
    lunloon
    is no rike the new layout.
    SBF Phantom Knights lunloon's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2004
    Posts
    5,759
    Feedback Score
    1 (100%)
    Mentioned
    11 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    1. What tyre are you using?

    2. How old is your bike? Riding Experience?

    Get your handlebar alignment fixed, take a few days off the ride, then ride on a normal day, see if you get that feeling again.
    My Rides:
    LuLu, Piaggio Gilera Runner FXR 180 (Feb05-Aug05)
    PhanPhan, Honda Phantom TA 200 (Aug05-July07)
    Leyley, HD Sportster XL1200R (Jul07-July09)
    TiTi, Yamaha Majesty YP250 (Jul07-Oct09)
    DyNaNa, HD FXDX Dyna SGS (Jul09-Dec10)
    LanPaPa, Vespa Excel PX150XE (Oct09-Jul10)
    PiaSekSek, Piaggio X8 (Aug10-Dec10)
    Stixie, Honda ST1300A (Jan11-Nov15)
    Giogio, Piaggio MP3 400IE (Nov15-??)

  19. #119
    naim
    rides a Maxsym 400i!
    TeePee naim's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Posts
    2,008
    Feedback Score
    0
    Mentioned
    47 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)

    Default

    did u jux pump up ur tyres? cux there was this period wen i tot of trying higher tire pressure... i tink it was 250... cornering was great, but the price to pay, SKIDDING! i skidded like 3 time in a day.. straight away i go n reduce d pressure.. jux my experience..
    A ride a day, keeps the doctor away!

    2010-2012 : Honda Phantom TA200
    2012-current : SYM Maxsym 400i

    Youtube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/adiknaim


    SG Maxsym FB Group: http://www.facebook.com/groups/sgmaxsym/

  20. #120
    Pandora's Kitten :3
    = White Witch of Toa Payoh
    TeePee
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    H.M.S. Black Swan
    Posts
    4,868
    Feedback Score
    2 (100%)
    Mentioned
    21 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by naim View Post
    did u jux pump up ur tyres? cux there was this period wen i tot of trying higher tire pressure... i tink it was 250... cornering was great, but the price to pay, SKIDDING! i skidded like 3 time in a day.. straight away i go n reduce d pressure.. jux my experience..
    Yes, the handling will change quite drastically at various tyre pressures!

    After some heavy duty house moving the tyre pressures went down to like 130/160 causing a feeling like riding on big plush pillows but the bike feels like it's going to fall over at any time while cornering! 200 is a happy balance.

    Overinflation reduces the tyre contact patch on the road. But saves a bit of fuel... so find a compromise between handling and traction.

    Human error: You might be stepping too hard on the rear brake. Phantom is back heavy, plus it's using disk brake,
    Engineering speculation - the long wheelbase may play a part. Rear braking force induces an "upward" torque on the back due to deceleration of a forward spinning mass and weight transfer. This is magnified by the pivot point (front axle) being very far ahead making the combined effect quite obvious when doing emergency braking over slick surfaces!

    --

    Personal experience - if the tyre locks up suddenly the feeling is the Phantom sliding forward with a grating sound never losing speed. RELEASE the brake immediately to prevent a skid, gently but rapidly re-engage braking once traction is regained. Manual ABS?

    On slippery conditions I try not to rely on the rear brake for slowing down. Early braking is always preferred... so don't go too fast especially in rush hour situations. Cars at 90kph can suddenly slow to 20kph without warning.

  21. #121
    Icomeforyou
    is planning a big project
    Class 2A Icomeforyou's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Woodlands
    Posts
    556
    Feedback Score
    0
    Mentioned
    5 Post(s)
    Tagged
    2 Thread(s)

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Pandora's Kitten :3 View Post
    Yes, the handling will change quite drastically at various tyre pressures!

    Personal experience - if the tyre locks up suddenly the feeling is the Phantom sliding forward with a grating sound never losing speed. RELEASE the brake immediately to prevent a skid, gently but rapidly re-engage braking once traction is regained. Manual ABS?

    On slippery conditions I try not to rely on the rear brake for slowing down. Early braking is always preferred... so don't go too fast especially in rush hour situations. Cars at 90kph can suddenly slow to 20kph without warning.
    Agreed just to add on in wet weather too... Especially so, lesser friction + long wheel base + wet road = one disisaster for high speed...
    "Wolves and sheep will live together in peace, and leopards will lie down with young goats, calves and lion cubs will feed together, and little children will take care of them. Cows and bears will eat together, and their calves and cubs will lie down in peace." Isaiah 11:6-8


     

     
  22. #122
    kan0n
    has no status.
    P Plate
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Posts
    81
    Feedback Score
    0
    Mentioned
    2 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    Alright...thank for all the solution..going to try to ride today in the evening..argh..feel so timid LOlS

  23. #123
    Pandora's Kitten :3
    = White Witch of Toa Payoh
    TeePee
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    H.M.S. Black Swan
    Posts
    4,868
    Feedback Score
    2 (100%)
    Mentioned
    21 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)

    Default

    Lol I bought my first FF helmet today. Feels like a whole new riding experience! Very quiet and little sense of wind (HJC aerodynamics are superb!)

    I was actually going much slower, at no more than 70kph and following the small lorries because the smaller viewport means I have to do double my due diligence checking mirrors, blind spots, even if I didn't have to. Thankfully the other drivers understood and gave me plenty of space!!


    ps: Thread relevance - it was very wet too so I went slowly. No point taking risks in the wet.

  24. #124
    ChaoPuzzy1968
    has no status, no money and YUP YUP
    SBF Lacer ChaoPuzzy1968's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Woodlands Singapore
    Posts
    9,838
    Feedback Score
    1 (100%)
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by kan0n View Post
    Hi guys, this morning i made with an small accident that i skidded my bike, though little injuries, my bike handle bar alighment went off.

    After getting it fix, i rode home, on e way back, e rain was heavy, as i come to a stop at traffic light, my bike skidded again..lucky i manage to keep it out, so nth happen.

    As i rode hme, i was going like 60km/h. But my back feels weird, like of skidding de feel, my rear tyre seems like of skidding at times, which made me worried.

    I like to ask you guys for help, what could be the possible problem i faced here?

    Rear tyre problem which cause me to feel like skidding or psychological factor. zzz

    Is there any way to know my tyre is in bad condition after i fall?
    stop riding your bike until u sent in for a check, let your mechanic give the verdict
    Life sux..Take control ..and live it and pick yourselves up now.. die later
    if the roads end ....i go off road
    Honda Shadow ACE 400 1997
    V-strom 1k
    Dr 200

    "Bikers Don't bleed, we mark our territory"...
    "Bikers Don't leave our body behind , we just a smear on the road"
    "Bikers Don't cry When we Die, we just let others do it on our behalf"
    "Bikers Don't stop Riding,We keep cruzing after we Die"

Page 3 of 3 FirstFirst 123

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •