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The new bike nearly hit the deck, what a save!

Discussion in 'General Motorcycling Discussion' at netrider.net.au started by removed-6, Aug 6, 2006.

  1. Yep, the 600 came within inches of hitting the pavement. The pavement in my back yard that is! I was cleaning the bike (1st time :oops: ) and had been on my son's case to "be careful" around daddy's bike while he was playing and riding his bike around, so I decided to move it out of his way a bit and after I wheeled it back a bit, looked down at the stand to check, as I leaned it over to rest, seemed OK. After I let go, out of the corner of my eye I see it coming towards me :shock: and I had just enough time (and strength) to grab it before it touched down. Luckily it fell against my leg which helped in the save.
    Holy Sh#t! That was close...................won't do that again I tell you now.

  2. nice save on the gixxer!!!!!
    have same prob with my son too.. lvoes to climb on "daddy bike" and being nearly 2 its hard for him to understand when i tell him its dangerous he he... when i do chain or clean it he is always over trying to help and to climb on!!!! nearly tipped on him that way...

    but again... great save!!!!
  3. [img:399:248:c6df0ea966]http://www.uploadthis.co.uk/uploads/ktulu/uchampionjpg.jpg[/img:c6df0ea966]
  4. Sounds like you and Egiste have stuff in common. Pretty sure that Seany won't want you anywhere near his bike though :p
  5. What a discovery. With legs, which come free, who would still need crash bars.
  6. Nice save.

    Now save yourself time, worry and effort and put it on a race stand when washing it!

    Heaps easier too.
  7. I'm in the process of making one atm, next time it will be on the stand. :grin: