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Old 08-13-2015, 10:08 PM
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Center stand positioning

It appears that BMW did their homework on center stand placement....it isn't the easiest bike to get up on the CS but once there you can work on either wheel with little effort. The front wheel rests lightly on the floor and will lift easily. I like that.
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Old 08-14-2015, 03:13 PM
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Re: Center stand positioning

you have to fine tune the motion then it's effortless to put it up on the center stand. From the left side I face the bike and at the same time I push down on the stand, pull with my left hand and push with my right hand...
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Re: Center stand positioning

Found it very easy compared to my K1600GTL.
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Re: Center stand positioning

It's all in the legs.
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Re: Center stand positioning

My GSA is an absolute bitch to put on the CS, while the KS, I can almost do with one finger.
They weigh just about the same.
What's up with that?
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My GSA is an absolute bitch to put on the CS, while the KS, I can almost do with one finger.
They weigh just about the same.
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Re: Center stand positioning

My 1978 R100RS was the best. You could put it on the stand, and change either tire. It was so balanced that it was very easy to rock the bike onto the left stand foot, and spin it in place 180 degrees to point the other way. Really handy for getting out of parking places and amazing onlookers.

Unfortunately, the 83 R100RS I got next wouldn't do that. Something changed.
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