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Re: [ST] Another low speed fall...
Thanks, Guys. I thought it was just me....
On Fri, 2 Jun 2006 10:16:27 -0400
"Masiak, Richard" <Richard_Masiak@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>I've got the best one.
>I cleaned/lubed chain, washed and polished her leaving it
>on my front walk. An hourish later I hear thunder, oh
>I run outside barefoot and scramble to wheel her into the
>garage before the rain starts. In my haste, and
>straddling it, I lean it over thinking I put the side
>stand down. Oh no! It's not down. Bike starts going
>over (with me on it). My bare foot slides on the floor,
>and over it goes. Rather than drop it with me, I
>struggle to lay it down gently while tweeking my back.
>The best part is, I can't get it back up. Unlike my
>former goldwing, that had crash bars to keep it at an
>angle, my RS is laying completely horizontal. Everytime
>I try to pick it up it just slides, scratching my
>fairing. Out of frustration I grab a towel and use a
>floor jack under the frame to jack it up to enough of an
>angle that I can manage the weight and finish picking up
>the bike. I'm just glad it happened at home and not in
>public. Nothing as embarrassing as not being able to
>pick up your bike in public.
>There! I've shared my inner most bike secret.
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