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...but not a scratch on her!

I was pulling into my garage and she somehow got away from me. Laid her down on the right side but the driver's peg bracket seemed to somehow keep the pipes and paint off the ground! Put a pair off deep gouges in the concrete though.
 

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Yes I was lucky.

I was kicking myself cause it was such a stupid little mistake and was sure it caused so much damage.
 

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My brother-in-law did the same thing with mine. Just started to go and he couldn't catch it. But the right foot peg kept it from going all the way down.
 

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Excellent design feature, huh?
 

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man if that's actually by design that's an outstanding feature. my first bike i laid down on the second day i had her. i was so depressed. scratched my gas tank up. i took extra care w/ my Stryker. didn't even TOUCH the bike on the second day. (**** second day curse!!)
 

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This happened to me awhile back and I meant to post it up to let everyone know if it starts to go and you can't stop it to slowly let it lay down and it will not go all the way over. I was moving the bike in the garage one day and the wife had put a shoe right in front of the front tire when I rolled it forward it hit the shoe and threw me off balance leaning it to the right I was freaking out trying to keep it from going but nope it was going over then it just sit there. I had to go change my shorts afterwards
 

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I have not done this pulling into the garage with bikes, but I have come really close. It seems to be pretty common and I was thinking of when we move putting some sort of texture / grip surfacing on the new shop floor to help with this. A fine layer of dust on a garage floor with the right shoes is a disaster waiting to happen, but very glad to hear that yours received no damage
 

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Pretty messed up. Kind of brought the image of the girl in my motorcycle training course dropping her bike while we were just sitting in line.
 

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I did it at the gas pump, was in big hurry and literally forgot to put the kickstand down. She leaned gently onto the peg .. .. .. no harm no foul.
Embarassing, but no one saw it either. :p
 

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Saltyseafarer said:
I did it at the gas pump, was in big hurry and literally forgot to put the kickstand down. She leaned gently onto the peg .. .. .. no harm no foul.
Embarassing, but no one saw it either. :p
Lol...third most important thing...saving face!
 
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