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Re: Tiger took a tiny tumble - Help!?
« Reply #20 on: July 17, 2020, 10:16:56 AM »
*Originally Posted by KildareMan [+]
As an aside. Fitting a big foot on the side stand also stops the Tiger rolling off the side stand - unless of course you're parked on a 45 degree slope or some such.

Fitted one and it can help, but it's not like this is a specific Tiger issue, any bike head down in neutral, will go down, physics always win !

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Re: Tiger took a tiny tumble - Help!?
« Reply #21 on: July 17, 2020, 12:16:24 PM »
It does help. With a wider foot you need more decline to overcome the foot area. Yes of course leaving in gear is best advice, but for those times I forget and am pointing (slightly) downhill I still come back to an upright bike.
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Re: Tiger took a tiny tumble - Help!?
« Reply #22 on: July 17, 2020, 01:36:57 PM »
*Originally Posted by fac191 [+]
I have always killed my engines by kicking down the stand in gear. Roll it on to take up the slack. Job done.

ta - best piece of advice for the day - going to be doing that from now on :-)
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Re: Tiger took a tiny tumble - Help!?
« Reply #23 on: July 17, 2020, 04:58:08 PM »
I appreciate all the advice fellers, some good stuff in here! Some people just have to learn things the hard way.  :151:

The surprising part to me was that it was such a slight slope that sent her over, definitely something to keep in mind. It was one of those classic "I'll just leave it here for a moment.." jobbies. Lesson learned. Hopefully.  :033:

Gonna get a wider foot for it, and do the kick stand engine kill for sure. And maybe some fairing bars.

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Re: Tiger took a tiny tumble - Help!?
« Reply #24 on: July 17, 2020, 05:21:32 PM »
 If you dont have them already engine bars can prevent alot of damage occurring from drops.

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Re: Tiger took a tiny tumble - Help!?
« Reply #25 on: July 17, 2020, 07:24:00 PM »
*Originally Posted by Q [+]
ta - best piece of advice for the day - going to be doing that from now on :-)

And I still sometimes hear non electronic minded people, talk this nonsense, that using the side stand hurts your engine, when it's In line with the start stop button, so does the same... It really is the best way agree with you !
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Re: Tiger took a tiny tumble - Help!?
« Reply #26 on: July 18, 2020, 02:28:10 AM »
The only downside (no pun intended) to keeping the tranny in gear by use of kill switch or deploying side-stand is that one must remember that when starting the motor.

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Re: Tiger took a tiny tumble - Help!?
« Reply #27 on: July 18, 2020, 03:01:44 AM »
*Originally Posted by chico [+]
The only downside (no pun intended) to keeping the tranny in gear by use of kill switch or deploying side-stand is that one must remember that when starting the motor.

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You figure it out after pushing the starter button 8- 10 times and getting no response.

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Re: Tiger took a tiny tumble - Help!?
« Reply #28 on: July 18, 2020, 05:03:26 AM »
Right, then you remember to pull the clutch lever and when the motor turns over you release the lever thinking you're in neutral, surprise.  :232:

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Re: Tiger took a tiny tumble - Help!?
« Reply #29 on: July 18, 2020, 06:39:04 AM »
Just put a washer behind the pivot bolt and it'll lean over a bit more.

someone will be along anytime soon to warn of dire consequences, like it'll break your arm of it'll have the top of your head off  :016:
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