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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 03-17-2013, 12:21 PM Thread Starter
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2011 RGU with 3000K on her. I have been sick for about a year fighting and winning against cancer. So the bike has been sitting, it was just serviced as I got laid up and my question what if anything needs to be done to get her road ready again. Other than the obvious tire and suspension. Cause Lord knows I am more than ready.
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post #2 of 15 (permalink) Old 03-17-2013, 01:02 PM
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Provided it was stored inside I think your all set provided the fluid levels are good. As you said check the tire pressures, and suspension pressure and go for a spin. Glad to hear you are winning the fight and back on 2-wheels.

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How full is the gas tank ? Did you use stabilizer ? Your going to want to get that old fuel out if you didn't use stabilizer. Maybe there is an additive that can rejuvenate the old fuel. Check with the auto parts. Besides that Just check the air in the tires and shocks and you should be good to go. Let the bike warm up and check engine and trans fluid levels and a once over just to make sure you have no leaks.
Some folks will have you changing your oil again but its not necessary if the bike was just serviced before you stored it for a year.

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Yes I did use stabilizer, knew it would be a while and will follow the rest of your suggestions. Thanks
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I am not mechanic so I can not tell you for sure what else needs to be checked besides what you already mentioned. I want to congratulate you on your victory with cancer. Ride long and enjoy life to the fullest


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Congratulations on your winning fight!

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Congrats !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I think your good to go w/ teh bike with what's bee discussed.


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Congrats, and welcome back to the road! That's awesome.

I won't even make fun of you for telling us that you have 3 million miles on your bike.

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Your fighting the good fight and winning, good for you. Ride Safe........
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Congrats Poppi07!!! I can't imagine how good you must feel getting back on the scooter not to mention winning the battle! Be safe and God Bless!

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