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Old 01-24-2013, 04:39 AM   #116
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Location: Inverary, Ontario, Canada
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Originally Posted by rick3foxes View Post
Yes, I managed to drop it twice, but never while I was moving.

Once in the parking lot just as I was leaving town, and once in Washington............

I pulled over to shoot some video, and balanced the bike precariously on the side stand since the shoulder was sloping severely. While I was carefully shooting a panorama, I noticed something heavy beginning to move.
By the time I realized it, it was too late. It went all the way over and "highsided" me across the ground.
It was hilarious.
A couple of guys in a truck stopped and helped me get it upright.

Oh well. I might as well share it with the world. The secret is out now.

Here's the video I was shooting when it happened:

After seeing your perfect ride and superb videos its nice to see that you too have your moments. Thanks - I think that makes the rest of us feel a whole lot better.

Beyond the Coffee Shop: Riding 1970's Moto Guzzis in Northern Canada (Kindle Book) Buy it - it's cheap and good! All my adventures and disasters in one place.
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