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 Post subject: A good laugh
PostPosted: Sun Apr 09, 2017 2:34 pm 
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Just thought you could use a good laugh. Pulled up to a 4 way stop yesterday, cop to right and one across from me.  Started to put my left foot down and pants leg hung on the foot peg, so down I go. Peg was on my ankle and I was sorta pinned. Cop across from me sees what has happened and comes to picks bike up enough for me to get my leg out. Looks at me and says "you usually ride a Harley don't you?" I said yes and he said, you might want to go back to it. We all had a good laugh, and I rode home, but damn my ankle is sore today.  :s_laughat  joe

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 Post subject: Re: A good laugh
PostPosted: Sun Apr 09, 2017 3:06 pm 
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Glad you are alright.


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 Post subject: Re: A good laugh
PostPosted: Mon Apr 10, 2017 9:54 am 
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The ego will take longer to heal than the ankle... :s_laughat Thanks for sharing a chuckle at your expense. :2_thumbsup:

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 Post subject: Re: A good laugh
PostPosted: Mon Apr 10, 2017 10:32 am 
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Stuff like that NEVER happen when no one is around. Surprised it didn't happen at a high school girls soccer event. :rofl:


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 Post subject: Re: A good laugh
PostPosted: Mon May 08, 2017 9:46 am 
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try that on a 2007 ST 1300,at a red light,in 100 degree weather during rush hour traffic in San Antonio Texas. :rofl:


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 Post subject: Re: A good laugh
PostPosted: Mon May 08, 2017 12:22 pm 
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viffer07 wrote:
try that on a 2007 ST 1300,at a red light,in 100 degree weather during rush hour traffic in San Antonio Texas. :rofl:

No thank you. I never knew my 07 ST1300 was heavy until I bought my DR. My Tiger 800 is a little top heavy also.


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 Post subject: Re: A good laugh
PostPosted: Mon May 08, 2017 12:31 pm 
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Location: Central Florida, Where the clueless go to drive...
Try dropping your ZG1000 Concours 2 times in 2 minutes in front of family and friends, gravity sucks...

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 Post subject: Re: A good laugh
PostPosted: Mon May 08, 2017 12:35 pm 
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Todd157k wrote:
Stuff like that NEVER happen when no one is around. Surprised it didn't happen at a high school girls soccer event. :rofl:


That said,

few months ago I was having some fun in one of the smaller canyons in the Santa Monica Mountains. Stopped for a smoke break by the side of the road. I stepped off my bike and as I did the bike rolled forward, off the sidestand (forgot to put it in first). Yes it wasn't flat there. I skeet back to catch my bike but too late. The bike fell, and so did I, with the bike ON my boot.

Took me quite some time to get my foot back from under the bike, and get the DR back up. Sweaty like an ox, as it was close too 100 degrees out there....

No one saw it ever happen, and the bike came out unscratched. :s_biggrin

(so basically I gave my life to save the mighty DR)

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