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Offline balvenie

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Re: Tragic event in Bungendore.
« Reply #30 on: August 06, 2018, 04:09:17 AM »
All the very best, Michael :smiley:
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Re: Tragic event in Bungendore.
« Reply #31 on: August 06, 2018, 05:22:50 AM »
I am very sorry to hear about Michael.  I am hoping for a good recovery.
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Re: Tragic event in Bungendore.
« Reply #32 on: August 06, 2018, 06:51:43 AM »
All my best to the entire Motomoda clan. Hoping Michael surprises everyone with a quick recovery.


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Re: Tragic event in Bungendore.
« Reply #33 on: August 06, 2018, 09:13:27 AM »
We all hate to hear this sort of thing. At the same time there are no better wishes than those coming from motorcyclists.  Good fortune to Michael and his family
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Re: Tragic event in Bungendore.
« Reply #34 on: August 06, 2018, 10:15:20 AM »
Hoping for the best.

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Re: Tragic event in Bungendore.
« Reply #35 on: August 06, 2018, 04:35:56 PM »
Peace and strength to all his immediate and extended family and friends...
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Re: Tragic event in Bungendore.
« Reply #36 on: August 06, 2018, 05:29:22 PM »
My hopes join all the others for a successful recovery. No matter the continent or the conditions, we all face a certain amount of risk.
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Re: Tragic event in Bungendore.
« Reply #37 on: August 06, 2018, 06:23:39 PM »
Hi Peter, I was very concerned to hear of Michaels injuries and hope very much for a positive outcome. He is a valued employee of Mota Moda,he met me me at the workshop and within 1 hour had my claim for roller upgrade in to Piaggio. It appears as though Skippy may have been involved. Regards to you and Michaels family.

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Re: Tragic event in Bungendore.
« Reply #38 on: August 18, 2018, 08:31:23 PM »
Just an update on this. I just received an email from him, he has just had his broken collar bone pinned, (Didn't even know about that!) and has regained some feeling in his left side although his right side is still numb and functionless below the chest.

Hopefully things will continue to improve but there's a long haul ahead.

Still no real idea what happened but the collar bone would suggest he lost the front and then the tyre bit again. That usually chucks you over the high side and often snaps a collar bone.

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Re: Tragic event in Bungendore.
« Reply #39 on: August 18, 2018, 08:32:20 PM »
I was just wondering.

Thanks for the update.

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Re: Tragic event in Bungendore.
« Reply #40 on: August 18, 2018, 09:08:29 PM »
Which hospital is he in, Peter?  We'd like to send a card.
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Re: Tragic event in Bungendore.
« Reply #41 on: August 18, 2018, 09:14:06 PM »
Prince of Wales private, not sure which ward, he's been moving about a bit. Probably spinal I think.

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Re: Tragic event in Bungendore.
« Reply #42 on: August 18, 2018, 09:19:39 PM »
Raymond Massey:  "No doctor, I think this calls for something special. 
                  I think, perhaps, the Melbourne Method!".
 
Peter Lorre:  "Not the Melbourne Method!!  Please!!"
 
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Re: Tragic event in Bungendore.
« Reply #43 on: August 18, 2018, 10:10:02 PM »
Sound's like Micheal is on the mend.  My best wishes for a full and quick recovery.
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Re: Tragic event in Bungendore.
« Reply #44 on: August 18, 2018, 11:33:06 PM »
Would be interested to hear from any or all from WG here in Oz, and we could have a ride up to harass the poor bastard in his ward until escorted out by security....
Or something.
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Re: Tragic event in Bungendore.
« Reply #45 on: August 19, 2018, 03:10:06 AM »
Not a good idea Peter, certainly not yet. Hes got a lot of healing to do before he gets deluged by visitors he doesnt know.

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Re: Tragic event in Bungendore.
« Reply #46 on: August 19, 2018, 04:48:33 AM »
Not a good idea Peter, certainly not yet. He�s got a lot of healing to do before he gets deluged by visitors he doesn�t know.

Pete
Ok, you'll be the best person to take advice from and thanks for your frank comment.
Desperately hope for a good outcome for all.
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Re: Tragic event in Bungendore.
« Reply #47 on: September 09, 2018, 12:26:26 AM »
So for anyone who's interested...

Then there's this knob jockey.



Jude and I drove up to Sydney to visit him yesterday and all things being equal he was pretty upbeat. He dragged us out to the pub and we had a good chat about his and the business's future and he's getting some sensation back. Left side better than the right but he dropped his phone on his nuts the other day and said he definitely felt that OK!

Obviously there are a lot of hard yards ahead but it's early days and the return of feeling, even if not accompanied yet by movement, is a good thing.

One thing that is good is that as part of our rego/insurance there is a levy we pay. While we may moan about it it does cover Michael for lifetime disability! Not only will it cover alterations to his abode but also his workshop so, as far as possible, he will be able to continue to work and contribute! I'll never moan about that levy again!

Anyway, given my mates all seem to be smashing themselves up I think I'd better go out and organise Michael and Mark some 'Gang' T Shirts. I think we should call them the 'Crips'!  :evil:

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Re: Tragic event in Bungendore.
« Reply #48 on: September 09, 2018, 12:38:45 AM »
Excellent news.
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Re: Tragic event in Bungendore.
« Reply #49 on: September 09, 2018, 12:40:42 AM »
Good on you, Michael.  We're thinking of you.
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Re: Tragic event in Bungendore.
« Reply #50 on: September 09, 2018, 03:01:35 AM »

Anyway, given my mates all seem to be smashing themselves up I think I'd better go out and organise Michael and Mark some 'Gang' T Shirts. I think we should call them the 'Crips'!  :evil:

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Re: Tragic event in Bungendore.
« Reply #51 on: September 09, 2018, 04:26:06 AM »
Another piece of bad news. I wish both Michael and Mark a speedy recovery. I don't know why I missed this until now. :huh:

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Re: Tragic event in Bungendore.
« Reply #52 on: September 09, 2018, 04:53:47 AM »
Here's to Michael, hoping for continuing improvement.
As Pete noted, many hard yards ahead, hoping you'll keep the strength.
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Re: Tragic event in Bungendore.
« Reply #53 on: September 09, 2018, 06:19:39 AM »
Glad to hear Michael is doing better, long road to go. Seems to run in 3's-- 1st Ron, 2nd Michael, 3rd Mark.  Stay Safe down there, praying for you 3.
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Re: Tragic event in Bungendore.
« Reply #54 on: September 09, 2018, 06:30:37 AM »
I am seven years out from becoming a member of the titanium crew. It gets better keep your chin up and pay attention to your therapist
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Re: Tragic event in Bungendore.
« Reply #55 on: September 09, 2018, 03:24:43 PM »
Keep on the upward Michael.

Must be getting stronger to be able to drag Mr Roper to the pub! :shocked:
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Re: Tragic event in Bungendore.
« Reply #56 on: September 09, 2018, 08:10:44 PM »
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Re: Tragic event in Bungendore.
« Reply #57 on: September 09, 2018, 08:17:46 PM »
Pete, are you going to be in Asheville this go round?

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Re: Tragic event in Bungendore.
« Reply #58 on: September 09, 2018, 08:24:53 PM »
Pete, are you going to be in Asheville this go round?
Uh, he's already back isn't he?
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Re: Tragic event in Bungendore.
« Reply #59 on: September 10, 2018, 02:21:43 AM »
Yes, sorry Dan, we never got that far south. Winchester was as far south as we got really before heading back west through Kentucky.

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