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Old 01-12-2013, 03:02 AM   #9
Twilight Error
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Originally Posted by dasrider View Post
If I needed to reorient the bike in a tight space I've always been able to just pivot the bike on the sidestand and swivel it around. Granted, this is with sub-500lb sportbikes. Not sure how well a cruiser or full on touring bike would work with this method.
Tip: Have a spare sidestand and mount on hand if you do this with any frequency to a big duallie or cruiser.

Don't try this on the centerstand of a BMW - the stand mounts directly to the engine and cracked cases have been reported by folks doing this.
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