So, I wake up this morning for work. For the past two months or so I havnt been wearing my Kevlars and gloves to work for one reason or another, but this morning I thought it might be a good idea (Turns out I was 100% correct). Leave home thinking weathers preety good, Roads a bit wet so I need to take it easy. I turn onto High Street from Manningham Road (Templestowe Lower for anyone that knows it). Limit on the road is 60 but because its wet i decide ill go what ever I think is safe (at this point I was travelling about 50KM/H). I was in the left lane as the speed the traffic travels on the other side of the road is a little intimidating at times. So I'm travelling down the road when a White BMW pulls out of a side street without stopping to look to see if theres anyone comming. I hit the brakes immediately, clutch in, front tire starts to slide, release the front brakes and re-apply, 5 Meters from the back of the car travelling about 35KM/H I think "Here we go, first crash". Front of the bikes makes love to the back of her car, and I'm shaking like a dog shitting Razor Blades as this is my first crash (Car and Bike). I pull the bike onto the pavement as its a preety busy on that road in the morning. She stops and pulls her car onto the nature strip and I'm thinking "Excellent, she's doing the right thing and stopping to see if I'm ok and exchange details." She gets out of her car and asks if I'm ok, I reply "yeah I seem to be, but I'm a bit shaken up". I go to take my helmet off, as soon as its off, she's driving away. Well, she pulled out of a dead end street, so I know she most probobly lives down that street somewhere, so I'm going for her Rego tonight. Bikes getting towed from work in the next hour, and I'm filling a police report after work. First crash, atleast it wasnt as bad as it could have been. There were things that I could have done to prevent it (Call in sick, change lanes for Buffer space). Altho I wish it never happened, its a lessoned learnt and I'm thankful for learning it. Pics of the bike to come soon (Parts of my bike are now in my backpack) Drive safe all!