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Old 05-07-2012, 02:39 PM   #31
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Originally Posted by Wuwei View Post
Is the OP sure the kickstand wasn't down? Looks like the rear end kicked out first on the video.
the versys will not let you get in gear with the motor on and the stand down (at least mine won't)

I was thinking maybe he just waxed his chain and got the spray all over the rear tire.

That has happened to me and it was close.
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Old 05-07-2012, 03:19 PM   #32
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Some folks disable the kickstand interlock, and I agree on the chain lube.
For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move. Robert Louis Stevenson
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Old 05-07-2012, 06:21 PM   #33
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Yeah, that was jacked. Had to be some other (slippery) forces at work on that one.

Glad your not hurt.
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