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So about a week ago I got the Vulcan out for the first ride of the season. Immediately upon hitting the road I experienced out of control acceleration. The thing just would not slow down! I wondered if there might be some kind of mechanical or electronic defect causing a life threatening condition.

I quickly realized that it had more to do with my defective right wrist (and the big, dumb ass grin on my face) than the bike (just a willing accomplice).

Over the next few days the effect has diminished a bit, but not much

My biggest fear is when I die, my wife will sell all my guitars for what I told her I paid for them.
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Ha, good to see you made it out alive! Seems to happen to more Vulcan's than anyone is willing to admit!
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Remove your floor mat and you'll be fine.
I tried to put it in neutral, but I can only ever seem to find it when I'm looking for 2nd gear!

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LOL.........2 funny........Damm floor mats anyway.......

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That is strange! Same thing happened to mine on my first ride. My wrist was quickly cured though with the sound of scrapping floor boards during my first high speed corner.

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That just happened to me right after I installed my new Cobra Speedster Longs.

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So about a week ago I got the Vulcan out for the first ride of the season. Immediately upon hitting the road I experienced out of control acceleration. The thing just would not slow down! I wondered if there might be some kind of mechanical or electronic defect causing a life threatening condition.

I quickly realized that it had more to do with my defective right wrist (and the big, dumb ass grin on my face) than the bike (just a willing accomplice).

Over the next few days the effect has diminished a bit, but not much
Bahahahaha!

Thanks for the chuckle....hehehe

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