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post #1 of 35 Old 03-26-2008, 10:14 PM Thread Starter
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post #2 of 35 Old 03-26-2008, 10:21 PM
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Great picture . . . I see sparks coming up off the footpegs.

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Is it me or perhaps the angle of this pic that makes the lean angle look really shallow? Is it the combination of the weight of the passenger, the addition of the center stand and/or engine guard?

I dont own a strom yet but I am considering one and this picture concerns me a little.....but then again it could just be the camera perspective that makes it looks like a slight lean.

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Great picture . . . I see sparks coming up off the footpegs.

Not even close to the foot pegs, more likely the center stand.

The bike needs the suspension set up, it is to close to dragging too many parts.

The shot itself is nice though, and the bike is gorgeous. I love the color.

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I think it's the belly pan -- it looks like the sparks originate ahead of the center stand. The suspension does look pretty compressed front and rear.

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Is it me or perhaps the angle of this pic that makes the lean angle look really shallow? Is it the combination of the weight of the passenger, the addition of the center stand and/or engine guard?

I dont own a strom yet but I am considering one and this picture concerns me a little.....but then again it could just be the camera perspective that makes it looks like a slight lean.

What say you?
+1. I thought so as well. Looks like the center stand. I have a center stand but have never scraped in a turn and my two up weight is more then these two. Maybe they are compressing the suspension in a harder turn. Any way, it's nice photo.

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Looks like the suspensions compressed in the corner, he needs better springs and shock.
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I had so much fun at the Gap in October with my brother. Just ordered some pics from it. I can't wait til it warms up here in AK!
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I think it's the belly pan -- it looks like the sparks originate ahead of the center stand. The suspension does look pretty compressed front and rear.
I agree. Definitely looks like the pan is on the ground.

That's an awesome picture though. If it were me I'd buy it.

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