Who hasn't dropped their GS or GSA?

Discussion in 'GS Boxers' started by Nitzo, Feb 28, 2008.

  1. Nitzo

    Nitzo Long timer

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    I'll go first. Not me.:D
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  2. NBeener

    NBeener Long timer

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    Not yet, but ... now that the subject's been raised ... probably very soon :eek1
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  3. fixinbones

    fixinbones Tarmac Adventurer

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    cant say ive done that one
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  4. rwamf

    rwamf Follow me

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    Damm, Not me, Honest all I did was put my helmet on it

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  5. Grok

    Grok Long timer

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    Nope not me.

    Grok <===== He's Lying.
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  6. Texmoto1

    Texmoto1 Adventure Berzerker

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    Not on the street but I have in the dirt. The latest was a slippery moss covered low water crossing, had me going backwards before I finally dropped it. No biggie, the protection works as advertised.
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  7. noahr

    noahr Been here awhile

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    No...i mean not yet!
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  8. Wallowa

    Wallowa Long timer

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    Do you mean a singular event? Where the bike assumes the lateral resting position? Like 'one in a row'?

    TNTC......To Numerous To Count..

    But Practice Makes Perfect! [as long as my body or bike lasts that long..]:wink:
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  9. johnlt

    johnlt Been here awhile

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    I dropped my 1150 RT a half dozen times. My 1200 RT once and that was at a dead stop when I "forgot" to put the side stand down prior to getting off (dah dah!!!). My 1200 GS Adventure which is higher than either of the other two, especially with Ohlins, I haven't dropped yet. I'm sure it will come but I am being very careful. I was 5'10" but my doctor now says I'm only 5'91/2" with a 30 inch inseam. The GSA just seems easier to move around.
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  10. Trooper40

    Trooper40 Protect the Head

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    Not yet.....but only picked it up yesterday.
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  11. nameisdam

    nameisdam Ride'm while you can

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    There are two kinds of GS riders:
    1.) those that have dropped it.
    2.) those that haven't dropped it yet.

    Get it done and move on - gravity happens.


    OH - for me, item #1 happened quite a while back.....
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  12. hogmolly

    hogmolly Dude

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    Dropped every GS I've owned.
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  13. flyrodder

    flyrodder Donny, please.

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    Dropped mine while unloading it from the trailer on Christmas morning 2006. First time I had ever touched it. :cry

    At least I got that out of the way early.
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  14. elwoodpone

    elwoodpone r00b

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    Haven't had it long enough yet but I'm really good at picking up the RT.
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  15. SeanFromTX

    SeanFromTX Adventurer

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    Just got it so not yet, but I've already set my expectation that it's gonna happen.
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  16. Mulehill

    Mulehill Rider

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    Shortly after getting my Adventure in the dead of winter having some shop time I was showing buddies how easy it is to pick it up using the right technique, one buddy did fine, the second hefted it right up and over--bam! landed hard on the high-side. I had a bit of work to straighten a kink in the pannier, but all was fine. I had to remain calm and cool after this since it was me suggesting the activity. I should have known better this guy had smashed up my old R100GS's headlight pod learning to ride, and I have been in no less than 3 or 4 crashes with him driving cages, one mine. Live and learn--I mean it I learned this time.
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  17. winnrider

    winnrider Adventurer

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    Dropped my r1200c and should have left it there. Too much pride to drop the 1100gs. Special attention is paid, however, to the sloping stops.
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  18. hillbillypolack

    hillbillypolack Grumpy Old Goat

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    Nope. I went for the GS I could stand over. Not the one marketing wanted me to get. :D
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  19. xq89olp

    xq89olp In debt up to my eyeballs

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    I have never dropped mine. Granted I don't get it for about a week and a half. After that all bets are off.
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  20. HawkHog_v2

    HawkHog_v2 Living life where I live

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    I didn't drop it on my second day, I didn't drop it, I didn't drop it, I didn't drop it. I got it up so quickly. I didn't drop it. I didn't drop it. So it doesn't count. I didn't drop it. I didn't drop it.


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