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post #11 of 14 Old 08-01-2013, 10:09 PM
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Wonder why there often seems to be a pile of clothes beside a sleeping Dualsport??!!

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post #12 of 14 Old 08-02-2013, 12:28 AM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by justjeff View Post
Wonder why there often seems to be a pile of clothes beside a sleeping Dualsport??!!
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post #13 of 14 Old 08-02-2013, 12:51 AM
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Originally Posted by Cabrito View Post
When I did this tip over I had a hard time getting the bike up by myself because it was fully loaded, and also because the rear wheel was so far off the ground I could not get the wheel to get a grip to lift it up. Might have been partly because the ground was so loose. The bike would just slide every time I tried to lift it.

I can see how that would be very hard to get back upright. Kind of like this: Great picture, by the way!

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post #14 of 14 Old 04-10-2016, 08:01 PM
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How'd you overcome the weight and lack of friction on the rear tire? Unload the bike? This is one concern with traveling alone, especially after a rough tiring section.
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