Sitting in my hospital bed this morning recouping from a motorcycle accident that happened Sunday midday. My brother and I were doing a pre-ride for a group ride to tour the restored covered bridges in Perry County, PA. I was making a turn off the main road onto one of the side roads the bridges are on and he didn't get whoaed up as fast as he should have and caught the back of my bike with his engine guard somehow hooking it on my saddlebag... Got high-sided. He went down too. I got a broken collar bone, seven broken ribs, a small pneumothorax that luckily hasn't required a chest tube and a small bone chip on my hip. I was wearing my leather jacket and helmet. Both did their job. My brother wasn't wearing more than a long sleeve shirt, a leather vest and his helmet. He got road rash on his arms and bruised ribs. Both bikes are fixable... Thank God for engine guards! And helmets are replaceable.