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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old Feb 8th, 2012, 1:43 pm Thread Starter
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A Near-Tragedy

I'm new to the board and to BMW motorcycles and I recently bought a 2007 K1200R Sport. I haven't had a chance to really get the feel of the bike yet, and I've only done about 60 on it... if only it were warmer here in Kentucky.

Well I pull out of my driveway today.. Cold tires + touchy throttle + RH turn = Drifting.. Right? Well actually on a motorcycle it equals getting, as they call it squirrely. Somehow, though, I managed to keep it up. I figure I just hit the throttle and it pulled me up out of it, but whatever I did was a total reflex, which I am thankful to have. Wouldn't have been a total tragedy, but I would have felt like utter balls because of it.

Thanks for listening!
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old Feb 8th, 2012, 7:01 pm
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glad it worked out abit and your ok ,shit happens ,at least your ready for it now!!!

i've spent most my money on bike's boat's and broad's the rest i've wasted..
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