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post #21 of 57 (permalink) Old 11-19-2012, 09:41 AM
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Yep cold tires can creep up on anyone! Even when you're not pushing it!

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Especially the day after you install CF wheels and race tires, they REALLY suck in the cold.

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Thanks a lot guys and yeah I'm actually good only the lower fairing got scratched and those ebay frame sliders did the job.I never really believed in those sliders as the only cost 30bucks.but anyway yeah I saw the video and yeah I have never been on that road.just glad my first time ever falling happened like this and able to fix it and walk away.thanks guys and the camera was in 960p I think 30fps .and happened el paso Texas.also I knew my tires were not warmed so all in all was just me not thinking and booom here comes the craken .
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post #24 of 57 (permalink) Old 11-19-2012, 10:42 AM Thread Starter
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the wifey was the one that i was most scared to tell.I instantly text everyone and everyone shows up to my house and we plugged in the gopro to the big screen and everyone asked. " what are you telling them before you fall CHECK This OUT!. then everyone at same time "gasp then ouuuch" lol. Hope this doesnt happen to anyone else learn from my mistake and well be smarter and think twice lol
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Especially the day after you install CF wheels and race tires, they REALLY suck in the cold.
and add in road debris and even Rossi can't keep it up

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post #27 of 57 (permalink) Old 11-19-2012, 01:14 PM
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exactly what happened to me last money .. when i finally got to work.. everyone was asking " did you have your gopro on" lol wish i did .. respect the cold as much as you need to respect your bike !
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Yep cold tires can creep up on anyone! Even when you're not pushing it!
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Listening to your throttle application and looking at the surface, coupled with the things you mentioned in the first post, I can't believe this hasn't happened before. Glad you aren't hurt.
Same thing I was thinking. Didn't sound too smooth on the throttle either.

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post #29 of 57 (permalink) Old 11-19-2012, 02:04 PM Thread Starter
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Well now I'm willing to buy a lower fairing and few bolts
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post #30 of 57 (permalink) Old 11-19-2012, 02:22 PM
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Didn't like the look of that road surface mate
yeh, i was gonna say... no offence op, but that stuff is just asking for trouble... I ride on that kind of surface when out touring, and i always play it extra safe on that shite... glad you're okay... but be careful out there.. i've had my back end slide out from under me even on hot tires so cold one's werent helping you any...


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None taken.it was my first time on that st.and first time ever seeing that kinda pavement.all in all lesson learned won't happen again and next time I won't wait until my tires are showing wires to change them
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cold ground, cold tires, too much lean, too much throttle, lesson learned!!!



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Clearly, the GoPro is the culprit. If it weren't for that, there's no way this would be your first lowside on GoPro.


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looks like right before you went down you stop countersteering and turned the bars towards the turn.

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looks like right before you went down you stop countersteering and turned the bars towards the turn.
front tire losing grip,



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What kind of tires were you runnin???? They sucked big time!
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post #38 of 57 (permalink) Old 11-20-2012, 07:23 AM Thread Starter
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Q2 after almost 3k .I much rather liked the bt 003 from beginning to end.ran them down and stuck oh so well
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