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Old 05-18-2012, 06:26 PM   #11
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Joined: Aug 2010
Location: Mid-South, M-town
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Originally Posted by Kikemon View Post
I don't want to hijack this or anything, but does anyone know why the keys fold? It is harder to manipulate with gloves on. Am I just not appreciating a benefit here?
The flat keys are subject to getting snapped off in the steering head lock, and some bag latches (newer model touring cases) can be tricky to operate without the folding head.

Plus the folding keys just look cooler in the ignition.
Current: 93 R100GS, 03 XR650R
Prior: 73 CB350, 77 R100/7, 83 R100RT, 04 XR650L
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