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Kill switch users

Discussion in 'New Riders and Riding Tips' at netrider.net.au started by 1000RR, Dec 12, 2007.

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  1. Just curious , why do a lot of people hit their kill switch when they pull up after a ride ? I see it all the time , they pull up, hit the switch and then dismount and get half way through a Winnie Blue before turning the key off. Meanwhile the headlight has been blazing and usually the indicator too ! I've never ever touched the thing on all my bikes (apart from dirt bikes with no key).



    Bad habit ? , stooopidity ? Or have shares in battery company ?
     
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  2. It may have something to do with how they teach you to use it on the rider training courses (Pre Ls).
     
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  3. Well it's just sort of there, isn't it? Right by your thumb.
     
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  4. I've always used the kill switch on the sidestand - least that way I always know it's still working. As for the few minutes the headlight is on - well if that's enough to drain the battery then you've probably got some problems with the electrics (or you own a Honda :p).
     
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