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Old 11-23-2012, 09:52 PM   #319
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Originally Posted by farqhuar View Post
Checked it out at the Expo last night - a very nice piece of equipment and have my name down for a demo ride in the next couple of weeks.

The reviewer above is correct about the side stand though - it springs back far too easily and I reckon a few owners will find their nice new piece of machinery having a little rest if they don't park carefully.
That's a very easy fix though, hardly a problem.

How some dickwit came up with the idea a self retracting stand being safer than riding away with it down dumbfounds me.

I have seen so many people drop their bikes because of the stand not staying down when they over balance.
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