Originally Posted by krellheat
Do you start the bike before leaping?
No, no, I hold my arms out straight ahead of me like superman as I leap, with the key in the left hand pointing straight forward. I slide it into the ignition in one fluid motion as I come to rest in the saddle, and my right hand grabs the grip and activates the starter button as my left foot sweeps the sidestand up and pops the lever into gear, and roar off in a cloud of dust and fumes. This has been known to make children cry and women swoon, and other men slink off in humiliation...
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