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We've got a Rattler down

Post by Frankie 2 Tone »

The Rattler went down tonight going through the toll booth....everybody is OK, but we all have a few scratches. Thank goodness I was wearing the appropriate gear, including GLOVES!!! I am gonna take a break from the scooter tomorrow, but mostly because it is gonna rain!...

Remember to be careful out there!!!
Kickin' it hard to the Rock Steady Beat!!!!!!!!
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Post by nissanman »

So on Friday is it Rattler UP :?: Glad to hear you're all alright. Scratches add character to the Rattler anyway...
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Post by twoscoots »

That's one of the things our MSF instructor mentioned - toll booths are some of the slipperiest places on the road! I've only been though one so far on the scoot - I kept a SmartTag on my old bike, but I'm ditching the tags at the end of the month. I think I'm going to stick one of those change holders on it somewhere instead. RMA ain't gonna keep MY money for free. :evil:
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Post by Frankie 2 Tone »

Yeah, I go across the nickel bridge twice a day, but this is the first time the bar was slow to go up. I have my smart tag mounted under the front cover.....usually works well...lol
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Post by luckyleighton »

I am not a ATGATT guy, but my essentials are gloves and ff helmet. For some reason I think I can handle the pain (and healing) of scraping my arms or legs, but I know my hands will try to absorb impact and that would not be good.
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Post by GDP »

The one handed quarter toss often works,
but it sure is risky with one hand on the bars (the throttle!),
on a slick and congested bit of road (nickle bridge).

I always felt like having a handful of change stolen off the
scooter would be far less hassle than having a smart tag lifted.
When it goes up to .35 next month, that will be too
much change to be fooling with.

I've been wondering about mounting a smart tag
under the front panel of my scoot.
Figure it should be able to transceive from under the plastic.

Anyone with experience? I'll be posting mine shortly.
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Post by Frankie 2 Tone »

I put mine right under the cover where the head light is.....works great....
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Post by ScootLemont »

Frankie
you & your Rattler back on the road?
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Post by Frankie 2 Tone »

I was back up the next day....scooter club ride. Just a few battle scars on both of us, thanks for asking.
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