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Bike starts fine, but dies in 1st.

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Old 01-13-2010, 05:47 PM
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Hey guys i just took my bike out for a quick ride today and as i brought it home i put it in neutral and opened the garage and when i shifted it to first to bring it in the bike died. I tried holding in the clutch and restarting it but it wouldn't start. So i put it back in neutral and the bike started fine but now everytime i shift into 1st the bike dies. Any ideas?
 
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Old 01-13-2010, 05:50 PM
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Lift your kick stand?
 
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Old 01-13-2010, 05:55 PM
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Either your kick stand is down or safety switch is messed up.
 
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Old 01-13-2010, 08:07 PM
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Originally Posted by caddylicious View Post
Hey guys i just took my bike out for a quick ride today and as i brought it home i put it in neutral and opened the garage and when i shifted it to first to bring it in the bike died. I tried holding in the clutch and restarting it but it wouldn't start. So i put it back in neutral and the bike started fine but now everytime i shift into 1st the bike dies. Any ideas?
Is the kick stand down?????
 
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Old 01-13-2010, 08:41 PM
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I remember when that happened to me the first time. I felt like the biggest dumbass in the world...

Not directed at the OP but this happened to me and looking back on it now is kinda funny.
 
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Old 01-13-2010, 09:23 PM
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+1 on the kick stand down lol, I hated when I did that n was calling all over about a clutch lol
 
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Old 01-13-2010, 09:26 PM
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Haha, I remember my embarrassing moment. A couple of friends invited me for a ride and at some point we decided to stop and check the route. After a couple of minutes of discussion we hopped on the bikes. I was a total noob, just one week after I purchased the bike. So, they are taking off and I'm trying too, but my bike is dying... they stopped, laughed and pointed down. Then I realized that my kick stand was down lol

And remember, when something is wrong, look for the most obvious problem there might be.
 
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Old 01-13-2010, 09:53 PM
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Originally Posted by letsride View Post
Either your kick stand is down or safety switch is messed up.
+1... on the switch

Gonna give him the benefit of the doubt seeing as he has been around since Nov
 
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Old 01-13-2010, 10:35 PM
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OMG. LOLOLOL, i bought the bike in November that's when i came on here, but only rode it twice till now cuz i've just recently got my license a few days ago. I hate to say it but thinking back now i think you're right about the kick stand. (embarrassed) LOL, glad to here i'm not the only noob. Thanks for the help guys, MOD DELETE THIS THREAD!
 
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Old 01-14-2010, 02:14 AM
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Originally Posted by caddylicious View Post
OMG. LOLOLOL, i bought the bike in November that's when i came on here, but only rode it twice till now cuz i've just recently got my license a few days ago. I hate to say it but thinking back now i think you're right about the kick stand. (embarrassed) LOL, glad to here i'm not the only noob. Thanks for the help guys, MOD DELETE THIS THREAD!
well not a nooob anymore but we were all one once upon a time lol
 

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