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Old March 30th, 2010, 10:12 AM   #1
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YouTube- How I unload my klr 650 from a truck
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Old March 30th, 2010, 12:02 PM   #2
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um, so? I've always unloaded dirt bikes that way.
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Old March 30th, 2010, 12:04 PM   #3
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I'm going to assume the bike is heavy ? So he made a youtube video to show how awesome and strong he is ?
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um, so? I've always unloaded dirt bikes that way.
^ this.

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Dirt Bike = KLR650?

I want to see how he got it up there. Did he jump it or something? Why not just use the same Method to get it off instead of destroying your back?
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sova grow some nuts. that how we all unload them. we unload sleds the same way.
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Old March 31st, 2010, 07:43 AM   #7
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I want to see how he got it up there. Did he jump it or something? Why not just use the same Method to get it off instead of destroying your back?
A 2008 KLR 650 weights 386 lbs "dry". It's not a little dirt bike. There's enough internet badasses in this thread to start a small army.
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A 2008 KLR 650 weights 386 lbs "dry". It's not a little dirt bike. There's enough internet badasses in this thread to start a small army.
That's what I was kind of getting at. Weather you can or not is not my question. I want to know why you would subject your back (and other parts of your body) to that form of abuse when you obviously had some form of ramp or something to get it on the truck. It screams "Hey look at me!"
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That's what I was kind of getting at. Weather you can or not is not my question. I want to know why you would subject your back (and other parts of your body) to that form of abuse when you obviously had some form of ramp or something to get it on the truck. It screams "Hey look at me!"
i loaded mine in my truck without a ramp, granted my bike way lighter. Just lift one wheel at a time
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That's what I was kind of getting at. Weather you can or not is not my question. I want to know why you would subject your back (and other parts of your body) to that form of abuse when you obviously had some form of ramp or something to get it on the truck. It screams "Hey look at me!"
How do You know He didn't just lift it up and put it in the truck?
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That's what I was kind of getting at. Weather you can or not is not my question. I want to know why you would subject your back (and other parts of your body) to that form of abuse when you obviously had some form of ramp or something to get it on the truck. It screams "Hey look at me!"
You obviously have not tried to back a bike down a ramp. Even if you have a nice wide aluminum one, this method is still 100% easier. Plus, you are not lifting the entire weight of the bike. you simply support some of it. ideally you tip the bike a bit to make it easier to grab the left bar grip and get some momentum and essentially just let it fall, but my then the front tire is just clearing the tail gate.

Faster, and easier then the ramp method without the hassle. Simply for reference, I was weighing in at 140 lbs and did this with 200lb dry weight bikes, no problem. Also, At the time, I most likely could not have bench pressed 100lbs. Again, you are not dead lifting the bike. If you dont believe me, try it yourself.

I also, leaded it without a ramp, also very easy, and you dont have to cart a ramp around with you all the time.
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You obviously have not tried to back a bike down a ramp. Even if you have a nice wide aluminum one, this method is still 100% easier. Plus, you are not lifting the entire weight of the bike. you simply support some of it. ideally you tip the bike a bit to make it easier to grab the left bar grip and get some momentum and essentially just let it fall, but my then the front tire is just clearing the tail gate.

Faster, and easier then the ramp method without the hassle. Simply for reference, I was weighing in at 140 lbs and did this with 200lb dry weight bikes, no problem. Also, At the time, I most likely could not have bench pressed 100lbs. Again, you are not dead lifting the bike. If you dont believe me, try it yourself.

I also, leaded it without a ramp, also very easy, and you dont have to cart a ramp around with you all the time.
The only bike I have is my Cl450 and it weights close to 450lb's. Well, besides my Trek and Raleigh

I guess I didn't think about loading it one wheel at a Time. Still think it would be easier on the body to back it down a ramp. I'm only 24 and I'm trying to make it to 30 without having a Blown out back. I have to many friends with that problem.

I also Realize that he's not dead lifting the bike. I just think even the momentum of a Bike that size could go the wrong way and it could end up bad. Just my opinion I guess.
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Way to much effort, here's how I unload mine:
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