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Old 10-04-2018, 07:15 PM
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Maybe it's just bad luck, but who knows.

Whenever I go to check tire pressures, the valves are almost never where they can be easily accessed.

Not much of a problem for the back when it's up on the centerstand, but almost always a nuisance for the front.

What kind of offering is needed???

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Re: The Curse of Wodan..

when on centerstand, just kneel in front of bike and pull up on the front of the tire. not hard to rotate the front wheel to move the valve to where you need it.
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when on centerstand, just kneel in front of bike and pull up on the front of the tire. not hard to rotate the front wheel to move the valve to where you need it.

So should I make an offering to Wodan while kneeling in front of the bike???

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Re: The Curse of Wodan..

you could get one of these and park the bike's front wheel on it,



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Re: The Curse of Wodan..

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when on center stand, just kneel in front of bike and pull up on the front of the tire. not hard to rotate the front wheel to move the valve to where you need it.

Thanks for the suggestion.

It works well when on the smooth garage concrete floor.

Not so much on the driveway.

But you would think that one out of four times when the bike gets parked the valve would end up in a convenient location.

I thinkin' I should avoid roulette tables......
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So do I place it on an alter and set it on fire?

Just kidding.

Great suggestion.
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What kind of offering is needed???

You have to place your bike on the alter and set it on fire.
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