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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 08-02-2019, 01:47 PM Thread Starter
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Almost missed my exit... Oooops

So, started by day at 5:00 AM. Drinking coffee and looking over software check-ins. Decided to take the bike to work a little later on because I have to "Branch" our software and get ready for release testing. (Long way to say, I had to work late tonight after others go home.) So, I finally get on the road, The traffic... perfect, The weather... Perfect, The bike was running PERFECT!!!

As I got closer to work, I felt sicker and sicker and then felt even worse when I got off my exit. I wanted to keep riding!

I will be going home in 4 hours or so and then I can ride again....

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I miss my exit all the time on my bike. Obviously there's some sort of defect in motorcycle steering systems that causes it.
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I miss my exit all the time on my bike. Obviously there's some sort of defect in motorcycle steering systems that causes it.
Mine's broke too! LOL
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Sounds like a manufacturer defect that all makers have a problem with. Hope they won't do a recall for it.

I can head East or West, it doesn't matter as long as it's on 2 wheels.
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remember quite a few times I actually pulled into the parking lot at work...turned off the mc...then for some strange reason, couldn't find the energy to lift myself off the seat and head into work, so I started the bike back up, left the grounds, pulled over, called in sick, and headed to the ocean 2 hours away to sip on a coffee and watch the sunset over the water...believe its referred to as a mental health day.

Whats the big hurry...slow down and enjoy the ride!

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Can't count the number of times I found myself on the long way to get home.

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I used to have a similar affliction.
It wasn't an exit that caused a problem on the way to work, but a road that always sucked my bike to the right.
Some mornings I couldn't control the front end, and ended up in the parking lot of a nice little par 3 golf course.

My boss wasn't a very intelligent woman, so I was almost always able to blame it on my bike.
Flannigan rod, muffler bearings, chain stretcher, automatic spoke adjuster, seat idler....
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