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Author Topic: kick starter went limp(my fault)  (Read 1312 times)


  • Grand Gearhead
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Re: kick starter went limp(my fault)
« Reply #15 on: April 23, 2012, 02:25:20 pm »
I always kmow I'm in neutral as I have to pull the bike out of the garage backwards ,so I don't have to play with the clutch. You had me fooled with the sex change and the expression " limp kick".... ;D
Oh Magoo you done it again

Okie Enfield

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Re: kick starter went limp(my fault)
« Reply #16 on: April 25, 2012, 03:35:26 pm »
No worries mate.  I'd rather be dumb that broken down ;)
Hey, I am guilty of being both at once!

Funny story, was going to look at a friends vespa small frame he was trying to sell.
Having rode alot of vintage scoots I assured him that I knew what I was doing and proceeded to try to start the little beaut. Now keep in mind that the little thing was parked facing a brick wall. When I kicked her over(giving her quite a bit of leg as buddy said had been awhile since she started) I realized that the scoot was still in gear at the exact same time as my head hit the brick wall!  ;D