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Old 10-17-2007, 08:35 PM   #1
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I am investigating an accident involving a 2002 Suzutki 1200 Bandit that was rearended at over 80 mph. The mc's rear wheel was crushed and the bike is stuck in gear. I need to know what gear it is stuck in. I removed the chain and was able to find neutral then shift up four times. I need to know if the fact that I can not shift to 5th means that it is stuck in 5th or does it mean that it is in 4th.

Can anyone help?
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Old 10-18-2007, 03:43 AM   #2
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If you shifted up from neutral 4 times, then you did indeed find 5th! 1st is one down.
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Old 10-18-2007, 05:12 AM   #3
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If it is stuck in gear then you wouldn't be able to shift it at all. Sorry but your question makes no sense.
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Old 10-18-2007, 10:08 AM   #4
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If it is stuck in gear then you wouldn't be able to shift it at all. Sorry but your question makes no sense.
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Old 10-18-2007, 10:14 AM   #5
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Rear-ended at 80. I'm thinking $1 to $1.5 million for the opening settlement bid.
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Old 10-18-2007, 10:24 AM   #6
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Rear-ended at 80. I'm thinking $1 to $1.5 million for the opening settlement bid.
...but I was honking the horn, and he wouldn't get out of the way...wait a second, I mean I didn't see him. Yeah, that's the ticket.

Might as well have a big bull's eye painted on your back anymore.

As for being stuck in gear, that's fifth, I think...
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Old 10-18-2007, 12:35 PM   #7
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As it happens, I have a 2002 1200 Bandito, let me run it up to 80 and I'll see what gear I'm in.........
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