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Old 08-24-2009, 03:55 AM   #71
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: Clarksville,TN
Oddometer: 32
my vote for quote of the month

Originally Posted by mike1952
In the southern hemispere the Coreolis effect is opposite the northern hemisphere. The tendency to rotate the opposite direction is probably what causes the gear to go. It was clearly designed to be a northern Hemisphere bike. Someone should make an adapter to make the bike safe to operate south of the equator. BMWs come standard with unihemispherical gears.

damn, i just traded my klx for an '05 dr650 w/15k miles. i was starting to get worried until i read the above......... i'll sleep much better now although my stomach still hurts from laughing.
'05 DR650
'00 VFR800
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