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RE: Kickstand down bike shuts off?
- Subject: RE: Kickstand down bike shuts off?
- From: "Fried, Joshua" <jdfrie1@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2005 15:03:17 -0500
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-oilheads@xxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:owner-oilheads@xxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Marco S Hyman
> Sent: Friday, January 28, 2005 1:19 PM
> To: oilheads@xxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: Kickstand down bike shuts off?
> > It sounds just like mine. Yep, kickstand has to be up in
> order to start.
> FYI: The R1150xx will start with the side stand down in
> neutral and won't
> die unless the stand is down and the bike is put in gear. I
> do not know
> if that mode of operation can be back-ported to the R1100xx.
> // marc
So seems they've changed the sidestand behavior between the R1100's and
the 1150's. I personally prefer the version that the 1150's apparently
use, but to each his/her own. I believe the BMW parts mentioned in the
link I forwarded earlier will make the 1100's sidestand behave like the
Here it is again, for any who missed it but were curious.