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Old 11-12-2012, 10:08 AM   #16 (permalink)
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You actually laid it down on purpose to practice picking it up? Not if it were my bike. I will never get over how casually people talk about dropping a bike in their driveway or in a parking lot. I would be so mad at myself if I did that.
Yes, did it on purpose, there is a sleeping bag under the bike so it wouldn't get scratches. Why not? It's not going to hurt the bike at all, it's a naked bike, not a plastic covered bike.
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What are those FZ-16 like?

Now they sell those here instead of the YBR 125 I used to have. The price is not bad, my little brother was asking about one. Have you ridden it?

Closer to topic; hard to get the gear thing in his head, given his story... perhaps once he's riding he'll change his mind? It has happened to a few friends. No drops or crashes, but just riding made them realize it feels better to ride with proper gear.

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