Saw an MP3 today & it got exciting
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Molto Verboso
2018 LIBERTY 150S, 2013 Kymco LIKE200iLX
Joined: 26 Jul 2013
Posts: 1342
Location: Ohio
Wed Nov 11, 2020 5:42 pm quote

Watched a 'not tall' fellow nearly drop this Piaggio this morning.
He took it off the center stand, and apparently released a parking-lock(?) - then tried to mount the scooter. It very nearly toppled away from him.

I had assumed the center stand's main function was for servicing?...but it is used for parking as well??
Seemed like the procedure would be to mount the scooter, get feet on the ground then release that front wheels lock? But I know nothing about these 3 wheelers.
Rider wore no riding gear of any kind.
Scooter looked new.

2010 gts 300 super. 09 MP3 500 lite
Joined: 02 Apr 2013
Posts: 731
Location: tampa
Thu Nov 12, 2020 12:07 am quote
I hated the center stand on my mp3. dropped bike getting off the stand on first oil change. love love my sidestand conversion.

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