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 .
Could have been sandy too, with all that sand/dirt I saw along the curb.
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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
Yep cold tires can creep up on anyone! Even when you're not pushing it!
Originally Posted by AKDMA
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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Originally Posted by Knackers
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