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Offline grnmtvt

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Sidestand tipping
on: July 08, 2015, 12:41:24 AM
Had an opportunity to pull into a parking lot at a local store the other day and the only place available to park had a very slight left lean.  When dismounting the bike it tipped left up off the sidestand with the wheels almost getting air.  Someone had mentioned earlier that they thought it tipped a bit much to the left but I hadn't had an issue with this before now.  Something to be aware of.   :033:
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Re: Sidestand tipping
Reply #1 on: July 09, 2015, 04:15:43 AM
thanks for the ' heads up ' mate! much appreciated! :028:
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Re: Sidestand tipping
Reply #2 on: July 10, 2015, 03:48:58 AM
I had a similar experience and thought the stand had retracted; the stand is fairly short for this bike.

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Re: Sidestand tipping
Reply #3 on: July 10, 2015, 10:42:56 PM
Have to agree.  I'm going to make it a point not to leave it running on the sidestand for sure!  Have heard of other bikes tipping with stands that are not this short on other bikes when left running!   :114:
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