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Old 11-30-2012, 09:02 AM   #14
jesse v OP
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Location: Sioux Falls, SD
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Originally Posted by falcn View Post
You shouldn't do motorcycle repairs on the OUTSIDE of a 90 degree turn with your back facing oncoming traffic.

What if another motorcyclist came along and had the same crash as you?
Third lesson learned.

@Richbebe: Good to hear I'm not the only one! But it does make me wonder if there should be signs posted by car washes, just like "slippery bridge" signs, etc.

Lastly, I should have mentioned that this little incident also inspired me to ditch the lower fairings on my SV. Looks much better now anyway. I sold the damaged lowers and used the money for motosliders frame sliders.
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