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You have a Zumo in the middle of the picture.  But as far as I can tell, the Zumo is not part of this instruction.  Do I have that wrong? 

Also, can you please plug the audio output of the 20S into an audio amplifier so we can actually hear what the Sena lady is saying.  It shouldn't be too hard to play the Sena audio onto a speaker so that the audio is normal sounding.  It's very difficult to understand what the little mousy helmet speakers are saying in the videos.  

I really appreciate your posting these instructions.  The 20S has a steep learning curve and the videos do help.  

Ken
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It was painful to watch you struggle.  Get some REAL tire soap from the auto parts store.  Lather it on with a paintbrush.  The tire will almost FALL onto the rim.  
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It's time for cones!  Then, you know for sure.   Trust me, it'll change things.  
My coaching would include a taller posture , closer to the tank (even if you have to roll up a towel behind you in the saddle), the push that motorcycle over into the lean.  Exaggerate the counter-balance.  Look at Donnie, Kaitlin, Razor, and other really good riders.  
You'll be amazed at what good posture and counterbalancing can do.  
Look at your right hand U-turns.  (the ones that I can see your body in relation to the motor).  You're starting your U-turn with your body leaning with the motorcycle.  By the time you exit the U-turn, you're a little more upright.   So practice pushing the motor over  at the moment  you want it to lean, but keep your upper torso vertical.  And don't forget to look snooty.  It helps. 

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Nice!
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What a good story.  The way  you presented it, I thought for sure you'd lost the DJI.  It was like a lost dog that found its way home.  Good narration. 
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She, along with everyone else made maybe a dozen easy and clean passes over the board.  I was tempted to try on my Limited, but it would have just about totaled the motorcycle if I fell.  I'm just too chicken.  
Her RK hardly suffered at all.  Passing lamp needed to be repositioned.  Maybe windshield scratched.  Saddlebag guard was dented; but I don't believe the bag was marred.  
AND, she had the presence of mind  to get away from it as it fell.  I was impressed.
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Man!  Riding with you is scary!  Especially when you entered the highway near the beginning.  I watched 5 minutes and can't take it any more.  
On the Sena 20S, My three friends and I got ours in late June, four of the first 100 released in the US.   As anxious as we were to upgrade from our 10R and SMH10s, I have to say that the 20Ss were not quite ready for prime time.  All the features that you mention would be wonderful if the 20S would work more reliably.  We lost intercom communication for no reason more often than not.  The 20Ss would power themselves OFF randomly.  The unit to mount isn't good, breaks or comes loose causing loss of electrical contacts.   The Conference feature simply didn't work.  Connecting more than two units was extremely confusing and unreliable.  
BUT, when they did work, they were marvelous!  The first thing we noticed was the total lack of wind noise when someone talked.  We could even open the face of our modular helmets without transmitting wind noise.  Fantastic!  The phone feature works very well.  People on the other end would say, "Really?  You're really on your motorcycle?"  Even at 80 mph on the Interstate, they couldn't tell.  
I sure hope Sena gets these other annoyances fixed soon.  We're going on another 5,000 mile trip in June and hope to have a better Sena experience.  
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I've certainly seen a lot worse examples of people dismounting a motorcycle tire.  Not all DYI projects look graceful; but if you're happy, that's all that matters.  
If you plan to do this very often, an investment in 2 or 3 motorcycle tire irons and rim protectors should also be in your toolbox.  
By the way, try this on a Dunlop American Elite tire if you really want a workout.  The sidewalls are about 1,000 times stiffer. But it's probably still possible.  
My final suggestion:  Get some video editing software so viewers don't have to sit through 15 minutes of boredom for one minute of instruction.  
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DYI lol, Do Yourself In
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It's actually Lisa.  And she's occasionally executing some 18' U-turns.  She really wants to ride skillfully and is willing to spend the time and effort to improve. 
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Fixed... Thank you Ken
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Yea!  (or was it "Weeeeeeeeee"?)  Whichever, I think Gloria was happy.   
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