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Offline Giff57

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Not so much a drop as...
« on: February 27, 2018, 06:21:04 pm »
I laid her down for a nap in my driveway.  Pushing her into the garage when suddenly the side stand was no longer deployed.  There was no damage as she went down so easy.  Using good technique I was able to get her back on her wheels without the embarrassment of finding help.  I don't even think I hurt myself in the process.
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Offline barberman

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Re: Not so much a drop as...
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2018, 07:26:19 pm »
Sometimes the old girl just get sleepy.   Crash bars helped me keep things in tack.  And what made getting "sleepy" go away?  Lowering Links. It lowers the center of gravity enough that it takes away the top heavy feeling especially w/ a full tank (in my bros driveway) Just as a hypothetical example of course..  Before, I could really start to feel the "pull" by moving just a few inches off center. Now I can bring it over/off center a foot! Major confidence builder there. KJ

Offline Giff57

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Re: Not so much a drop as...
« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2018, 08:34:42 pm »
Thanks, lowering links sound like the ticket, it would be helpful to be able to stand flat footed too.  Tip over bars are already on my list.
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