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Yeah, so some assclown in a big white cube van decided to run over a curb, and back directly into my bike, and then just take off. I was out in the field at the time, and my bike was parked on what had been a safe piece of street at my office. Miraculously no major damage other than the completely totalled kickstand and a couple scuffs on the pegs, and a busted turn signal, and snapped clutch lever. My co-workers were kind enough to prop my bike up so it didnt just lay there on the street. Thought for sure when i they called me that it would be a total write off by the size of the vehicle that hit it. Its just beyond me that someone would just bugger off after ramming into another vehicle in such a public area. Anyway, just venting, should be 4-500$ in bits and bobs to fix, so i guess keep it in perspective....
 

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Yeah, so some assclown in a big white cube van decided to run over a curb, and back directly into my bike, and then just take off. I was out in the field at the time, and my bike was parked on what had been a safe piece of street at my office. Miraculously no major damage other than the completely totalled kickstand and a couple scuffs on the pegs, and a busted turn signal, and snapped clutch lever. My co-workers were kind enough to prop my bike up so it didnt just lay there on the street. Thought for sure when i they called me that it would be a total write off by the size of the vehicle that hit it. Its just beyond me that someone would just bugger off after ramming into another vehicle in such a public area. Anyway, just venting, should be 4-500$ in bits and bobs to fix, so i guess keep it in perspective....


Welcome to modern society.
 

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Yeah, so some assclown in a big white cube van decided to run over a curb, and back directly into my bike, and then just take off. I was out in the field at the time, and my bike was parked on what had been a safe piece of street at my office. Miraculously no major damage other than the completely totalled kickstand and a couple scuffs on the pegs, and a busted turn signal, and snapped clutch lever. My co-workers were kind enough to prop my bike up so it didnt just lay there on the street. Thought for sure when i they called me that it would be a total write off by the size of the vehicle that hit it. Its just beyond me that someone would just bugger off after ramming into another vehicle in such a public area. Anyway, just venting, should be 4-500$ in bits and bobs to fix, so i guess keep it in perspective....
I'd say keep it in perspective alright. They probably didn't realize they hit it... but at any rate, this is why you have insurance.
 

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According to the bible, the very first public utterance humankind ever made was ... "it wasn't my fault".

On the evolutionist's side of things ... humankind originally slithered out from the warm muck in some temporate clime somewhere ...

So why would you expect any different?
 

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My co-worker had his hit and run a few weeks back and had to pay the 300 on a $1300 dollar repair and then last week my wifes car gets hit and run in Delta, luckily there were 2 witnesses that got the plate number, prolly a $2500 dent.
It seems to be more and more common.
 

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You folks should watch more of "Canada's Worst Driver".

Lots of WTF momments about stuff like "there's different laws in parking lots".

No doubt that if they did see the accident they felt justified in fleeing because you should have parked on the sidewalk.
 

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if you can hit and run someone resulting in their death and do no jail time why would any one give a flying fuck about damaging your bike
 

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My co-worker had his hit and run a few weeks back and had to pay the 300 on a $1300 dollar repair and then last week my wifes car gets hit and run in Delta, luckily there were 2 witnesses that got the plate number, prolly a $2500 dent.
It seems to be more and more common.
Why, because it happened to you and someone you know all of a sudden?

This isn't new stuff. People hit and run on purpose all the time.. and they also do it unknowingly.

At any rate, if you do it on purpose and are caught... the penalties can be quite severe.
 

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^^ that is a very good point

shitty to hear it was knocked over. if you claim a hit and run, do your premiums get effected? thankfully ive never had that happen to me, but i know most instances where icbc doesn't know who to charge, its considered a "one vehicle collision" and even though you only have to pay your deductible, it can effect your premiums for the next period.
 

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he probably did not realize he hit your bike cause he was texting at the time .......
finally a logical post...


nobody ever does shit on their car n' has no clue about it... you can always see 'em sink into their seat n' look around... fvcking wankers
 

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finally a logical post...


nobody ever does shit on their car n' has no clue about it... you can always see 'em sink into their seat n' look around... fvcking wankers
Car maybe, but in a truck I'd believe you could knock over a bike and not know it. Lots of noise and movement in a "big cube truck". Hell I've heard of semitrailers pushing a car sideways down the highway for half a kilometre without realizing it.
 

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Dont like anyone who hits something then drives away...This year was stupid! My car got hit 2 times and they drove away...even with a witness ICBC fucked me over saying I had to pay deductible....then in the summer I witnessed a school girl who got run over and killed and the driver drove away...thank fuck they caught him...on news he was lying his face off...first saying he didnt hit her, then said he did hit her and it was her fault for being in a crosswalk...then saying he didnt think she was hurt and saw that everyone was taking care of her..easy fix...death penalty for that shit...
 

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Car maybe, but in a truck I'd believe you could knock over a bike and not know it. Lots of noise and movement in a "big cube truck". Hell I've heard of semitrailers pushing a car sideways down the highway for half a kilometre without realizing it.
to a certain extent, that may be true enough... i just think some people are so worried about their own cars when they hit something, they know it.
its not uncommon to see someone just barely nudge another car you instantly see their reaction... of course in bigger work trucks its harder to realize that.. pretty logical
 

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Completely understandable in a work vehicle to hit something and not realize it.

Then again, also might be the 10th thing they have hit, and the next time they do it they get sacked... so they don't hang around. Who knows.
 

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Completely understandable in a work vehicle to hit something and not realize it.
BS just because it is a work vehicle is no excuse for not paying attention which is real problem in most cases. Doesn't matter if you driving a smart car or a semi if you can't maneuver with hitting things he shouldn't be driving it.
 
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