suggested running time for broken in motor?

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  1. tire

    tire New Member

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    once a motor has been properly broken in, is there a suggested maximum length of time to ride around?
     
  2. Nougat

    Nougat New Member

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    Till you run out of gas.
     
  3. Russell

    Russell Active Member

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    My longest non stop run after break-in was 60 mi. Only stopped because I got hungry and my butt had enough!
     
  4. azbill

    azbill Active Member

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    agreed,,,
    your butt will give out before the engine :)
     
  5. bairdco

    bairdco a guy who makes cool bikes

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    i installed a brand new engine, rode it 35 miles non-stop at WOT to a motorcycle show, then rode home another 35 miles a few hours later. a few thousand miles have gone by, and the motor's still going strong.

    opti-2 oil and "blueprinting" the motor before install virtually eliminates the break in period.

    ("blueprinting" is a relative term, since no one knows what these motors are supposed to be spec'd at...)
     
  6. tire

    tire New Member

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    so there is no limit to the running time of a broken in motor?
     
  7. Venice Motor Bikes

    Venice Motor Bikes Custom Builder / Dealer/Los Angeles

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    Don't worry so much... just ride it & have fun! ;)
     

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