From the article; these principles apply to all 4 stroke engines:
Do 2-strokes seal differently?
Anyway, I did not follow any break-in procedure. I ran it for about 5 minutes twice, adjusted the carb, ran 5 more times for 10-15 minutes per ride, then ran it for 11 miles (35-40 minutes) without stopping. This probably totaled 16 miles.
So what is the correct procedure?
Is it 10 minutes per ride for 1 gallon at 16:1 with varying throttle positions?
Have I hosed my engine? It seems to be running pretty good and I've used a little under 2 liters of 16:1 so far.
I've read so many things. Do you really need to let it cool down before taking it out again for the next break in ride?