Recently, my motorcycle got smashed by my girlfriend (who was driving behind me) in the rear.
As a result of the impact, I got propelled into the rear of the car in front of me.
Both fenders are broken, and at first it looked like that would be the biggest of issues.
Now, when I start the bike, the noise it makes is arguably louder then before. It also seems to have lost power, e.g., when I shift up to 4th gear, the chain starts rattling because it isn't turning over fast enough. It rides and shifts alright, but the loss of engine power is noticeable.
I know we cannot be a 100% sure what caused this without inspecting it in a garage, but going on the symptoms, could you give me some pointers as to what it might probably be?
Symptoms: - Just after accident: engine stalls when no throttling, even in idle - Exhaust noise is way louder - General loss of power, I have to engage the throttle over 50% to get decent enough acceleration to get going, where it used to be only a small nudge to the handle.