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I had a low side the other day when I came around a turn covered in grape juice. Seems it's harvest time and a truck dumped wine grapes, but didn't clean the road properly! Bike slid on the crash bar and almost ground through it. The only damage other than the crash bar was the tip of the brake lever broke and my Aerostich was trashed. I continued my ride!

 

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I had a low side the other day when I came around a turn covered in grape juice. Seems it's harvest time and a truck dumped wine grapes, but didn't clean the road properly! Bike slid on the crash bar and almost ground through it. The only damage other than the crash bar was the tip of the brake lever broke and my Aerostich was trashed. I continued my ride!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WRVhq2KSnjk
Lucky nothing was coming from the opposite side bob!
 

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I had a low side the other day when I came around a turn covered in grape juice. Seems it's harvest time and a truck dumped wine grapes, but didn't clean the road properly! Bike slid on the crash bar and almost ground through it. The only damage other than the crash bar was the tip of the brake lever broke and my Aerostich was trashed. I continued my ride!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WRVhq2KSnjk
Grapes of Wrath?




Kidding aside, glad you're OK.
 

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I've ridden that road many times and it is a beautiful ride. I'll be extra vigilant when riding on it during the fall harvest.
 

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Same question about the video system. I'm using an INNOVV K2.

Where is this road? State, from/to?
 

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Not meaning to hijack this thread and turn it into a GS Fails thread. Here is a clip of me taking a bath in the Santa Ynez Valley. You can fast forward to about the 4.30 minute mark to see the spill.

https://youtu.be/rAu9Rks6e4E
We have a similar water crossing on Old Coalinga Road that's taken out many riders! Moss grows where water flows :wink2:
 

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That devil grape !

Man that happened in a hurry. Glad to hear you are ok, especially since I wear a 'Stich too. I'm going to check out the GoPro - having it on all the time might come in handy.

Dave
 
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