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Touratech Travel Time 03_2011_en

63 Photos:AndreasHülsmann KICK STAND SUPPORT EXTENSION AT THE READY STANDSTANDSupports for all soils support The Touratech large side- stand foot is available for Adven- ture touring Motor- cycles from BMW, Ducati, KTM, Suzuki and Yamaha. Full Produkt Details on Website Information Often it´s small things which make life considerably easier en route. The large side stand foot happens to be one of those things. The kick stand support extension happens to be one of those things. The scenario is well known: trying to park your motorcycle somewhere in terrain, with the soft soil making stability a problem. The stand of the support has no purchase on the soft soil. Looking for a branch or a stone. – if there is one in the vicinity at all,– is not only cumber- some, but can lead to pretty unbalanced con- sequences. Heaving the motorcycle back up is the least of worries, but broken indicators light´s mirrors can be a real pain. The Touratech large side stand foot puts an end to this problem. No matter whether field, gravel, hard sand or soft tarmac due to the heat,– the large foot provides a secure support area for the motorcycle. Fitting of the plate is easy and only takes a few minutes. The material used is stainless steel, for a corrosion-free life of the support. This simple accessory has proven itself on dozens of tours, for example, the Eur- asia Tour 2011. Whether in the Mongolian steppes or the marshy soils in Siberia, – the small stainless steel plate at the base of the kick stand always provided firm support for our F 800 GS and G 650 GS Motorcycles. Conclusion: The large side stand foot is a living example of ingenious solutions of- ten being quite simple ones. Every motorcycle which is used off-road should have this small acces- sory as it makes parking of the motorcycle con- siderably more com- fortable off the tarmac. A.H. Often it´s small things which make life considerably easier en route. The large side stand foot happens to be one of those things. The kick stand support extension happens to be one of those things. The scenario is well known: trying to park your motorcycle somewhere in terrain, with the soft soil making stability a problem. The stand of the support has no purchase on the soft soil. Looking for a branch or a stone. – if there is one in the vicinity at all,– is not only cumber- some, but can lead to pretty unbalanced con- sequences. Heaving the motorcycle back up is the least of worries, but broken indicators light´s mirrors can be a real pain. The Touratech large side stand foot puts an end to this problem. No matter whether field, gravel, hard sand or soft tarmac due to the heat,– the large foot provides a secure support area for the motorcycle. Fitting of the plate is easy and only takes a few minutes. The material used is stainless steel, for a corrosion-free life of the support. This simple accessory has proven itself on dozens of tours, for example, the Eur- asia Tour 2011. Whether in the Mongolian steppes or the marshy soils in Siberia, – the small stainless steel plate at the base of the kick stand always provided firm support for our F 800 GS and G 650 GS Motorcycles. Conclusion: The large side stand foot is a living example of ingenious solutions of- ten being quite simple ones. Every motorcycle which is used off-road should have this small acces- sory as it makes parking of the motorcycle con- siderably more com- fortable off the tarmac. A.H. Whe ther sand or forest soil, – the Touratech large side stand foot gives the motorcycle a firm stand on virtually any soil.