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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 04-23-2009, 06:27 PM Thread Starter
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Where did it go?

Went for a ride last night. Cruisin down the highway. I went to flip the highway pegs down......Where did it go. My right peg was gone! I am amazed i did not hear it fall off. That sucked.
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 04-23-2009, 07:19 PM
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Same thing happens with the swingarm caps and toolbox lock. Ya don't know they're gone until it's too late


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If you are lucky you can find it.
One time I lost a sandwich bag with 4 carb jets in it that had blown out of my pocket.

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I lost the rear top engine mount nut. you talk about sucking, had to ride 15 miles holding on to the threads of the bolt on the left side of the bike so the bolt wouldn't flop off too, pulled in a hardware store and bought a nut and lockwasher to get me home. its still on there now!

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Would loctite help on a footpeg though? cuz dont they use a circ clip to hold the pin in place?

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I lost a saddle bag support once. I bought a new set and about a week later I saw somthing shiny on the side of the road... I stopped & it was the support. 2 miles from home. I rode over 100 miles that weekend. You never know!
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a few years back , i made and awsum lunch to take to work , the best sub i have ever made, had everything on it , made two if them in fact. put them in my little cooler, added the extras,bungee corded it right behind me on the seat.twenty miles later , when i got to work . it was gone . didnt even hear it fall , or notice that it was gone while i was ridding. i was looking forward to eatting them subs for lunch . every one laughed

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