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Do you park your dog in nuetral?

Discussion in 'General' started by Gas Man, Feb 25, 2008.

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Do you park your dog in Nuetral?

  1. Yes, everytime

    37.5%
  2. Yes, if parked for a longer duration

    2.7%
  3. No, don't worry about it.

    10.8%
  4. No, why?

    11.5%
  5. Yes, but not when worried about rolling away.

    37.5%
  1. Gas Man

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    Well with SDOGGER's thread http://www.bigdogbiker.com/forums/technical/3021-wtf.html and water F'in with our dogs. Makes me think about the reason why most of us leave our bikes in nuetral... it has been known for them to try starting when you are away from the bike... if in gear... OOPS it lunges forward and goes boom!

    So what do you do?
     
  2. Fibersnake

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    Well pretty much everytime for safety! About the only time I do not, is if I park it on a hill and want to help prevent it from rolling backwards (but that was not on the poll).
     
  3. KnotSo

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    I do everytime except when parked on a hil as Fibersnake mentioned.

    Also when it is being hauled in the trailer, it is always in neutral. Rocking back and forth while strapped down can break gears.
     
  4. Gas Man

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    Good call Fiber...

    Knot... edit the poll and put in "Yes, but not when worried about rolling away"

    Please and thank you!
     
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    Thanks for changing the poll, but now my original vote has a hanging chad. Damn time to get it to the Supream Court for a recount!!!! :D
     
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    You done good Knot!!!! Thanks I must have had a brain fart!
     
  7. KnotSo

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    OK Fiber, we are corrected.
    Thanks Chris.
     
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    Not needed Knotso,

    I will wait for the super delegates to come into play anyway!!

    Thanks for the poll though, it is a good one to remind people and see what others are doing.
     
  9. Gas Man

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    You can change the votes... go back to edit... subtract fibers vote on the first yes and add it to the bottom
     
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    That's what I thought... we haven't discussed this in a while and its a good idea to bring it back up before somebody's bike ends up on its side with the rear wheel spinning while it tries to start itself like KITT.
     
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    I voted for the last ballot on the vote poll. Always unless on a hill or trailering.
    BBD
     
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    oops....I voted for the everytime.....I meant the to vote for the bottom one..."Yes, but not when worried about rolling away":bang:
    same as everyone ....except for when on a hill or something..
     
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    Well after many years of not having a nuetral indicator on my bikes and never trusting the ones that do have it I never start any bike without having the clutch lever pulled in.
     
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    Amen!
     
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    Even though I would swear that I always park in neutral, I am paranoid enough to pull in the clutch lever before starting. Can't hurt, and will prevent a disaster.
     
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    Oh yeah... I do the same!!
     
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    Another good habbit is turning gas off. I had about a 10'' poodle of gas under my bike one night because I did not shut it off when I got home the night before.:up:
     
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    I only turn off the gas at the end of the day... usually in the garage.
     
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    Fuel off, every night. :2thumbs:
     
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    I never turn my fuel off - is that bad?
     

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