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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-11-2012, 05:32 PM Thread Starter
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I just signed up, but before I did, all my requests for farkle advice led me here.

Seems like a great forum!

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-12-2012, 10:28 AM
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Welcome to the site. My unsolicited farkle advice is install some SW-Motech engine bars and swing arm spools (~$20 - for crash protection and using rear lift stand). They'll pay for themselves and save you a ton of money and grief when you drop or crash the bike. Also you won't miss the kick stand with a cheap real lift stand that uses the spools on the swing arm to lift the bike.

My bike slid on it's side 50ft from 65kph and I only had a bent handle bar and a small amount of rash on one small plastic side panel. The bike probably would have been a write off without them. You can also drop the bike on it's side with no damage when they are installed.

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-13-2012, 07:44 AM
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aboard. You've come to the right place for all things V. Also chainsaws and various other mechanical devices/marriage advice
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