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Old 02-28-2008, 04:21 PM   #1
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Who hasn't dropped their GS or GSA?

I'll go first. Not me.
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Old 02-28-2008, 04:23 PM   #2
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Not yet, but ... now that the subject's been raised ... probably very soon
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Old 02-28-2008, 04:24 PM   #3
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cant say ive done that one
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Old 02-28-2008, 04:28 PM   #4
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Damm, Not me, Honest all I did was put my helmet on it
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Old 02-28-2008, 04:31 PM   #5
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Nope not me.

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Old 02-28-2008, 04:33 PM   #6
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Not on the street but I have in the dirt. The latest was a slippery moss covered low water crossing, had me going backwards before I finally dropped it. No biggie, the protection works as advertised.
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Old 02-28-2008, 04:47 PM   #7
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No...i mean not yet!
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Old 02-28-2008, 04:57 PM   #8
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Wicked Define: Dropped?

Do you mean a singular event? Where the bike assumes the lateral resting position? Like 'one in a row'?

TNTC......To Numerous To Count..

But Practice Makes Perfect! [as long as my body or bike lasts that long..]
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Old 02-28-2008, 05:13 PM   #9
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I dropped my 1150 RT a half dozen times. My 1200 RT once and that was at a dead stop when I "forgot" to put the side stand down prior to getting off (dah dah!!!). My 1200 GS Adventure which is higher than either of the other two, especially with Ohlins, I haven't dropped yet. I'm sure it will come but I am being very careful. I was 5'10" but my doctor now says I'm only 5'91/2" with a 30 inch inseam. The GSA just seems easier to move around.
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Old 02-28-2008, 05:17 PM   #10
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Not yet.....but only picked it up yesterday.
Work finished?.....I can give you a definite possibility of a firm maybe.

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Old 02-28-2008, 05:52 PM   #11
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You mean "touched the ground?"

There are two kinds of GS riders:
1.) those that have dropped it.
2.) those that haven't dropped it yet.

Get it done and move on - gravity happens.

OH - for me, item #1 happened quite a while back.....
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Old 02-28-2008, 05:57 PM   #12
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Dropped every GS I've owned.
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Old 02-28-2008, 06:02 PM   #13
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Dropped mine while unloading it from the trailer on Christmas morning 2006. First time I had ever touched it.

At least I got that out of the way early.
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Old 02-28-2008, 06:05 PM   #14
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Haven't had it long enough yet but I'm really good at picking up the RT.
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Old 02-28-2008, 06:07 PM   #15
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Just got it so not yet, but I've already set my expectation that it's gonna happen.

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