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Old 12-25-2012, 08:25 AM   #1
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Side Kicker Kickstand

Here's a little video I did on the new sidekick or kickstand. I'm sure a number of people have already seen this and reviewed it I thought I would post mine here as well. I do like new kickstand, for my 140 pound, makes it difficult to pull the bike upright to get moving in loose gravel or a sloped road. http://youtu.be/OsSxYg9hr30
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Old 12-25-2012, 04:57 PM   #2
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That's a pretty cool stand
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Old 12-26-2012, 07:32 AM   #3
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The Sidekicker is definitely a sweet piece of hardware. It should cost about 1/2 of what it costs, but I eventually overcame my reluctance to spend that much on a kickstand and installed one and am very happy with it. It comes in handy on nearly every ride, and is a huge help on trips when the bike is fully loaded.
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Old 12-26-2012, 08:41 AM   #4
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It would be even better if they offered a model for folks that need like maybe 1-1/2" shorter to say 2" longer. Neat but it doesnt fit through my wallet of wants
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Old 12-30-2012, 10:24 AM   #5
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It would be even better if they offered a model for folks that need like maybe 1-1/2" shorter to say 2" longer. Neat but it doesnt fit through my wallet of wants
I believe they offer customized adjustment range, but physics will only allow the max travel advertised (2 inches?) in whatever range you desire. I originally considered a minus to plus range, but changed my mind.

I have one and like it a lot...
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Old 12-31-2012, 12:36 PM   #6
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Thanks for posting. More money to spend.
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Old 12-31-2012, 03:14 PM   #7
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For $350 I will pass.
Am I the only person who has figured out how to turn my bike in a parking spot to a different angle and corrct the lean that way?
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Old 12-31-2012, 03:45 PM   #8
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For $350 I will pass.
Am I the only person who has figured out how to turn my bike in a parking spot to a different angle and corrct the lean that way?

+1... I am always scoping out the best angle before stopping. I've had a few drops with it fully loaded and now it always the first thing I do before parking.
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Old 12-31-2012, 06:08 PM   #9
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I always park mine on the center stand anyways
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Old 12-31-2012, 06:11 PM   #10
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I've never bought an aftermarket windshield, seat or kickstand because I'm saving my money for one of these!

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Old 12-31-2012, 06:31 PM   #11
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PLEASE tell me you are kidding....That may work for some people....but NOT for me. I dont even care about gear selector indicator and I prefer a clear fuel tank as my gas gauge...Speedo and Odo are all I need. I know its in neutral if it rolls with the clutch out...I know the high beam is on if I flip the switch up or down and it gets brighter or darker...I like paper maps and exploring...if the trail goes nowhere...the bike goes just fine the other way.

I guess I am just not a gadget guy...a farkle to me is having Enzo trick out my suspension, a bigger gas tank, new exhaust, you stuff that makes a bike GO FAST and do it smoothly.
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Old 12-31-2012, 07:45 PM   #12
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I've never bought an aftermarket windshield, seat or kickstand because I'm saving my money for one of these!

Is a KLR fast enough to need a radar detector? Especially a Valentine 1.That crap has doubled the value of the bike.
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Old 01-01-2013, 05:26 PM   #13
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Way too much money. I can look for a good place to park then sit and count the 350 dollars I have in my pocket.
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