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My wife texted me this picture while I was at work. Last night when I said good night to her (the bike) she was resting soundly on a Pit Bull Rear Stand (Scrambler Specific Version) that I bought about a month ago. Last time I rode here in Portland, OR was about a week ago after which I put it back up on the stand. Will be going home shortly to investigate. Any guesses what caused it?

I have two young kids but I don't think they did it, barring some sleepwalking. And I am happily married.
 

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Broken clutch lever and the shifter is bent, but that's it. No scratches to the tank or frame. Unfortunately through past experience, I know exactly how to replace those parts, so repairs will be failry cheap and easy. I'm sure eveyone was thinking user error on the stand, and I think that's what happened here. The Pit Bull Scrambler stand is designed to prop the bike up under the ends of the swingarm, and it looks like I didn't have it correctly positioned and gravity (damn gravity!!) pulled the bike off the stand and onto my cold garage floor where she slept overnight.
 

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My kick stands have always worked 100% reliably since '68 except in TWO circumstances (1) parked in neutral on a down hill slope (2) parked outside in a high wind thunder storm.. One of those caused a high side crash even when the low side was on the down hill side where I was parked. Sound like yours may have been a variant of problem (1).
 

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That lawn mower sulking in the corner looks mighty suspicious, are you sure there wasn't a bit of jealousy involved here ?
 

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Interested to know, did the engine casing take any damage? Good to know which areas touch down when the bike is dropped.
Aye Josh, it's a good idea at some stage to lay a piece of carpet, or a rug down on the ground or garage floor and gently lay your bike down to observe its contact points.
This comes in handy for deciding what protection you may like to obtain.
It also gives one the chance to practice raising the bike if it ever accidentally falls over.

Some things are seen from a different perspective when a bike is taking a rest,,,
 
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