1st March or 1st April? The motorcycle close season is over! Soo with the cover and open the garage door. Now‘s the time to breathe fresh life into your beloved bike at the start of the season. Simply cleaning and polishing already gives an enormous boost to your anticipation of the new biking season, many wonderful tours or one or two trips to the racetracks. Follow the steps described below to ensure that your machine is perfectly pre pared to start the new season.
Preparing for the season
START INTO THE NEW MOTORCYCLING SEASON
First of all use a dry, soft cloth to wipe the protective film on chrome or other metal surfaces which were conserved for winte ring with the allpurpose oil Motul E.Z. Lube. Then check the tyre tread and pressure and, if necessary, correct according to the infor mation in the operating instructions.
If the tyre has already been used for a longer period (4–6 years), it is sometimes advisable to change the tyre before the start of the season.
Check the function, easy operation and necessary play of the throttle grip, clutch lever, gear and brake levers. Install and connect the recharged and tested battery. Test the function of fullbeam and dipped headlights, rear light, brake light, indicators and horn.
Switch on the ignition only. If the battery has been completely disconnected, the engine control unit and other electronic components have to adjust or reconfigure themselves after the ignition has been switched on.