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Re: Kickstand down bike shuts off?
- Subject: Re: Kickstand down bike shuts off?
- From: gator@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Sat, 29 Jan 2005 05:32:28 -0800 (PST)
I just did this mod on my "new to me" 2000 r1100rs so I know it works on
th e 2000. Would believe the rs's would all be the same.
Gator in Dallas
> On 1/28/2005 11:18 AM, BobFV@xxxxxxx wrote:
>> BTW this safety feature is easily defeated by unplugging the little
>> electrical wire at the top of the kickstand.
> Not a good idea. This allows you to put the bike in gear and ride off
> with the sidestand down, as far as the first left turn. Not that any of
> the skilled near-professional riders on this list would ever do such a
> thing, of course.
> The better solution is to make the modification so ably and clearly
> described in this erudite and multiply-cited IBMWR tech page:
> BTW, I have been told that this mod works on R1100RSes as well as on
> David E.B. Smith * Chicago IL 393 455 * BMWMOA BMWRA IBA AMA ABATE
> 1997 R1100RT Sine(us) Blue "No name" * Illinois IBMWR plate * 01, 03 IBR
> 1999 F650 Black (hers - no, really)
> 1999 Subaru Forester S "also a Boxer"