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Old 02-12-2015, 08:00 PM
KCvale KCvale is offline
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Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Phoenix,AZ
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Default Re: First commute on my first build

Congrats Captain.
Being Transportation Independent is a very good thing ;-}

Now do the basic 'first long ride' tests and adjust as necessary.

Grab your top bar with one hand and your engines head with the other and push back and forth as hard as you can.
If it moves AT ALL tighten you motor mounts.

Check your chain line and back sprocket by rolling your bike backwards with the clutch locked in and watch the sprocket and listen to it.

If it makes 'clunking' sounds either your tensioner is out of alignment or your sprocket is.
In short you bike should sound the same rolling it forward as backwards.

Keep those 2 tips in mind and you'll have many miles of happy riding ;-}
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