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Old 01-22-2013, 04:41 PM   #792
DennisK_ID
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Joined: May 2012
Location: Idaho
Oddometer: 34
FlyingTPot

Flying Tea Pot makes one for R100GS also. I got one last summer and like it. Not adjustable but works great.


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Originally Posted by oldbmw View Post
Originally quoted: What is a "normal" aftermarket side stand?

I might want one also?



A "normal" side stand doesn't drop your airhead on its cylinder when you "think" the side stand is down and accidentally sprung back up.......

A "normal" side stand doesn't require you to be 7 feet tall to employ.......

If you make the side stand "sticky" so it doesn't spring back, then when you forget to pull it up when you ride off, the first left turn bounces you right......because you can't see the side stand because the left cylinder hides it......

I have owned and restored five GS airheads over the years and finally I am DONE with the stock side stand.

Here is some links to discussion and builders of a better side stand.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=853003

http://www.flyingtpot.com/sidestands.htm
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