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Old 10-12-2011, 04:13 PM   #28
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Originally Posted by BikePilot View Post
Modern chains are so good centerstands are totally outmoded imo. Its just not worth the weight or ground clearance penalty to make occasional chain lubing ever so slightly more convenient.

On the dual sport end Kawak nor any of the other Japanese makers are doing much. The Japanese makers easily lead the pack when it comes to purebread dirt bikes though.
agreed on the chain. a trailside jack can also work nice to hold the bike up too.

as far as kawi leading the pack in dirtbikes, say what???
http://www.kawasaki.com/Products/SubCategory.aspx?id=11
same line up last year. maybe you're a 140cc kinda guy.
sure they've got some nice mx bikes but...
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