No, it will engage on the center stand. At least it does on my bike. When I tightened my chain last weekend I did that to check for chain whine and it certainly was spinning away. (which BTW was not accurate. My chain ended up being too tight and was making quite the noise when I actually road it.)Megatron said:Fortunately our bike doesn't work while in side or central stand.. if a gear is engaged... so.. that is hard to happen.... unless you lift it up.
When I have to lube my chain, I put the oil on the inside of the chain... move it a bit forward, lube again.. and so on....
You are correct about the side stand, though.Megatron said:Then I was lied to! LOL!
Thanks for the input, Laimbeer.
You can lean the bike against your body, and use a rubber band on the front brake to prevent the wheel from rolling. Use your left side of the body to withstand the bike... just be careful with the side stand...karst said:How do you turn a wheel with one hand while it's on the side stand? My, you're really strong.
I never use my center stand .... we just don't get along :lol That's how I dropped my bike, was trying to get it off the center stand & lost my balance and down she went :rolleyes before I ever use the centerstand again I want someone here to hold up the back of the bike while i practice. If I was just a few inches taller .......segue00 said:What's wrong with the center stand, did you remove it?
karst said:How do you turn a wheel with one hand while it's on the side stand? My, you're really strong.
My guess- he was wiping with a rag, but didn't manage to let go in time, as almost happened to Hams51. My high school shop teacher was a real hard ass about shirt-tails, pony tails, rings, anything that could possibly catch. He had a very good safety record in the class, but was missing fingers on each hand. I still think about that when I approach anything with a running motor.
Might want to double check before this happens to you. I generally put my bike on the centerstand and idle it in first while Im spraying the lube. Needless to say my fingers dont get anywhere near the moving chain or sprockets.Megatron said:Fortunately our bike doesn't work while in side or central stand.. if a gear is engaged...