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Old 09-28-2014, 01:50 PM
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Default Re: Idling at a stop and moving again

You need to use the clutch. When the bike is moving under about 10 MPH the clutch needs to be disengaged (handlebar lever squeezed)
As you approach a stop disengage the clutch when you speed drops under 10 MPH. When taking off from a stop pedal up to at least 10 MPH before engaging the clutch.
Your bike does not have an automatic transmission like your car or designed to take off from a dead stop using just the clutch and engine like a motorcycle. You need to pedal a little to get rolling again.

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