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Old 11-14-2012, 08:45 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by bmwroadsterca View Post
The two spring arrangement is a safety feature. If one spring breaks the other will keep the sidestand retracted. Having a sidestand flopping around while riding is not so good.

I had not thought of that ... thanks!
It's especially not goo when you have a kickstand engine-cutout switch
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