I Am An Idiot

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  1. Alaskan

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    Note to Self - if nothing happens when I push the starter switch, check the kill-switch FIRST, not last.


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    You're not the first & you won't be the last. We've all been there!
     
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    Is this another no start thread...? Lol
     
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    Not you Alaskan :rolleyes: I thought you should known better after reading all the not start issue lately. :rofl:
     
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    Never ever admit to the kill switch thing!!
    (Says the man that almost killed himself push starting a dirtbike)
     
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    LOL, been there, done that.

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  7. Alaskan

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    I am an honest man . . .





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    I am an honest man . . .
    At least you get the bike start :rolleyes: there are a few guys still trying to get the bike to start. Man I feel the pain for them. I hate electrical...... :mad:
     
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    "Bike ran for a few minutes then quit. Turns over just fine.... Can't figure it out. Please help........ ".

    Turn on the fuel.......
     
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    I'll admit to having my bike picked up by a tow truck and dropped off home... then to find the kill switch turned off.

    Only ever happened once.
     
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    ^^^^OUCH! I have never done anything so stupid as what you guys have described!
     
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    I chronically search frantically for my key for extended periods of time just to realize it is in my hand.
     
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    you guys sound like a bunch of geriatrics . ya guess all of us will sooner then later even forget to wear underware too huh
     
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    Just sayin....
     
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    Don't feel so bad, Saturday we witnessed a rider start his bike, throw it in gear and the bike immediately shut off. He did this three times until finally everyone watching this, almost simultaneously shouted "Your kick stand's down!" Sometimes we have those denser moments before we even get rolling, just as long as they don't carry over into the ride!
     
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    Pulled centre console and both front seats and carpet out of my truck looking for a broken wire/fuseable link to the rear electric window... Had the drivers door window lock on, also locks out the back window... Getting old sux...
     
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    Once I found my keys in the fridge.


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    Countless times I've seen guys scratching their head wondering why their bike wont start...with the sidestand down.
     
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    What's worse is that the kill switch used to just shut off the spark, so the engine would still crank, it just wouldn't start. You could kick your brains out and no start, or run the battery down before you belatedly remembered the kill switch.
     
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    I initially jumped to the "charging system failed and battery is dead" conclusion.


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