Originally Posted by tbarstow
My bike leans over pretty far on the sidestand. I usually do a side launch to get going (first gear, gas + clutch, stand up on left peg, swing right leg over) and the reverse to dismount the bike. Stoplights in high winds are interesting.
I'll bet. We often have very high winds here. Riding the DRZ over freeway fly overs always was an adventure during those times. Even standing at a stoplight could be a challenge & that only had a 37" seat height.