Greetings, I know this may sound greedy, but the weekend is here and I have no answer from the insurance company.
Couple of days ago, I went on a ride, within .25 miles, I crashed into a side of a car while he entered traffic without seeing me. I was going 30mph but I was able to walk away without any bones broken. The bike is not as well off.
If you were to hit someone, this person would be the one. Genuinely sorry for not seeing me and was willing to do anything to help. He does have insurance so I am covered on the repairs. He is liable so there is no question who is paying.
Fork is cracked, front wheel is not true, rear derailleur trashed, saddle, handlebar, and shifters damaged. Clothing/shoes also no longer new/damaged. Normal stuff considering the situation.
All I am looking for is no financial loss at all. Since I am ok [sore, scratched up, but nothing broken]. What did the insurance company do for you? Estimate the price of a New bike? Used bike? or fixed your bike bike? My bike is a '05 Tarmac with a Campagnolo Chorus 11 groupset, Easton SLX wheel with Powertap SL+.
I got an estimate from the shop and it is $1.8k. It's my rain bike so I am not picky on paint. The frame does not appear cracked, but the fork does. How did the insurance company determine that the frame is ok? Any pain/suffering they paid on?
Just curious and impatient. FYI, I live in the Seattle Washington.
Last edited by Butcher on Sat Aug 03, 2013 3:17 pm, edited 1 time in total.