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My R3 leans toward the kickstand about 10 degrees from vertical which is almost double my other bikes. I mentioned this as being engineered to help short riders mount and dismount the bike but that's only a guess. In any case, I looked at a couple of new R3s on the showroom floor and both of them lean the same as mine. Good thing. Kickstands aren't adjustable...well, they are but you have to weld onto them or trim away part of the stand to change them. There are also longer after market kickstands available. At least they won't blow over to the right. Might sink in hot asphalt and fall toward the kickstand though. I would prefer 5 degrees of lean instead of 10, but I think I'll just live with it.
 

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It's weird. I put a 2X4 under the kickstand of my bikes in order to level out the bike when I use the rear stand. It normally puts the bike leaning very slightly toward the kickstand so both prongs of the rear stand engage the spools at the same time keeping the stand centered so you don't rub up against fairings with the stand, etc. I also use the 2 X 4 under the kickstand in order to allow the last drops of oil to drain out of the crankcase when I change oil. You can't leave the bike or bump up against it doing that cause it could fall over, but I've always done that with bikes. The R3 is weird cause even though the bike leans toward the stand the most, you cannot do the 2X4 trick or the bike leans too much TO THE RIGHT.

Now that I know it's normal for this model to lean a bit more toward the stand, I won't worry about it. I am use to picking my parking places based on the slant of the road. In fact I have one bike that is slightly too upright while on the kickstand and I own a Vespa with a center stand, so all 3 of those bikes are slightly different in what constitutes an ideal parking spot.
 

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Good to know I wasn't crazy or imagining it. Every time I put the kickstand down on my wife's R3, I get thrown off by how much it leans compared to my bike. Thinking the bike is going to fall every time.
 
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