Teenager made me total brand new motorcycle :(

I bought a brand new motorcycle off of the showroom in June, which I was saving up for a long time. I had it for a little less than two months and an unfortunate accident occurred. I was riding it down a street in my neighborhood when a teenager on a bicycle cut me off and I had no time to react. Well, this resulted in me laying down the bike on its right hand side and slid around 30 feet down the street with it. Thankfully the teenager was alright and all that I had was road rash on my arm and legs. However, this caused almost $7,000 worth of damage so my bike had to be totaled.

Well, it wasn't remotely my fault and I had no possible way of avoiding the accident so now I am out a brand new motorcycle. Insurance paid it off due to me going through them because I didnt want to force the teenagers mom to put out $7,000. But I have still lost money from the entire scenario as well as no longer having a motorcycle. Along with my riding gear being ruined, which is also expensive. Riding a motorcycle is really one of my only and favorite hobbies that I do with my friends, but that was taken from me due to an unfortunate accident :(. I do not feel whole without my motorcycle. I am a shell of my former self. It is as though I am living through the saddest moment of my life. I miss my bike. It was stolen from me. The despair I am feeling cannot be put into words. Help a brother out, I just wanna ride again. And buy more gear so I don't die in the event of another accident.

(Pictured above is my baby. My love. The only thing I have ever wanted in my life. My bike, which is gone now)


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Matthew Locher 
Crown Point, IN
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