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Old 10-09-2015, 12:05 PM   #21
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Hey guess what bro? Putting your parked car on an incline in gear in case your emergency brake fails is the same exact concept as putting the bike in gear in case a strap fails. It's an extra margin of safety. To say "it's not akin at all" while going out of your way to leave it in neutral is idiotic, lazy and careless.
Keep doing what you want brah, just let me know what your truck looks like so I can make sure I don't get stuck behind you.
Sally,

I'm not your brah, bro, or ghey lover (not judging).

"Lazy and careless"? Nope.

I do what I want.

I pull a trailer with a diesel sedan, and don't worry about being stuck behind me, I'll pass you quickly - you'll just have a quick wiff of diesel to know it happened.

As I posted earlier you illiterate mouth breather, I won't argue the point further.

However, a quick response to make fun of you (troll in your parlance), is possible as appropriate.

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I can't think of a single reason n would be better than in gear
Neither can I. As I posted, just saying I've never had an issue in many years.

I'd defer to Patrick if there is a question and it bothers anyone. He knows more than I do.
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if its on the kendon I don't see why he should put it in gear.
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Sally - Bless your heart. (Deep South meaning)

I haven't argued either way. Nor am I defending either method. I'm simply pointing out the fact that your car analogy is still idiotic.

It still is.
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Apparently a majority of folks around here do
Fact. But you aren't one of those people.

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Wow, this is what MH has digressed to, a discussion over whether to leave a bike in gear or not during trailering devolves into name calling and personal insults..

The original question posed was whether the bike needed to be in neutral.
No, it does not "need" to be.
It is however how I do it.
Does it give an extra amount of security? Yes.
Can you safely transport it in neutral? Absolutely.
Does it put any undo pressure on your gears? Maybe. Bit definitely a whole lot less than simply rolling off the throttle at high speed / rpm, or spirited down shifting does.
To each his own, I don't believe it's necessary, but I'm not going to get my snit in a twivle over it.
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You're stupid and idiotic. So there.
Wrong again Sally.

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Now that's some funny there.. Literally lol'd
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I just read all that...and the winner is "i like turtles"
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Shanaynay,

The answer to your questions.

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His responses, my responses, yours above. Same thing.

I'll reach out to a mod to delete the noise. My posts at least.

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Thanks to all of the serious replies. I pretty much said the same thing about securing it, so neutral shouldn't matter.

He also asked if he should remove gas and battery, so he knew absolutely nothing about trailering. Lol.
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yeah, about that. thats what happens when your at the meet and you leave your phone at the table and use the bathroom lol.

i was going to say i keep my bike not in gear.

reported me Noobs? no noobs over here, must be on your end
Reported you? No. I'm not five. Lol.
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