Risk of burning
Intense heating up of the engine and ex-
haust system while driving
Risk of burning
Always wear a helmet, riding suit, gloves
While driving and after parking the mo-
torcycle, make sure that no persons or
objects come into contact with the en-
gine and exhaust system.
There is a danger of overheating and dam-
age if misfiring causes unburned fuel to
enter the catalytic converter.
The following must be observed:
Do not run the fuel tank dry.
Do not run the engine with the spark-plug
Stop the engine immediately if it misfires.
Use unleaded fuel only.
Comply with all specified maintenance in-
Unburned fuel in the catalytic converter
Damage to catalytic converter
Note the points listed for protection of
the catalytic converter.
Danger of overheating
Engine idling for a lengthy period while
at a standstill
Overheating due to insufficient cooling; in
extreme cases vehicle fire
Do not allow the engine to idle unneces-
After starting, ride off immediately.
Modifications to the motorcycle (e.g.
engine control unit, throttle valves,
Damage to the affected parts, failure of
safety-relevant functions, expiration of
Do not make any modifications.
Use the following checklist to check your
motorcycle at regular intervals.
Always before riding off
Check operation of the brake system
Check operation of the lighting and signal
Check the clutch function ( 132).
Check tire tread depth ( 133).
Check tire pressure ( 133).
Check secure hold of cases and luggage.
At every third refueling stop
Check engine oil level ( 127).
Check the front brake pad thickness
Check the rear brake pad thickness
Check the front brake fluid level ( 131).
Check the rear brake fluid level ( 132).
Starting the engine
Turning on the ignition ( 44).
Pre-Ride-Check is carried out. ( 106)
ABS self-diagnosis is performed. ( 106)
ASC self-diagnosis in progress. ( 107)
You cannot start the motorcycle with
the side stand extended and a gear
engaged. The engine will switch itself off if
it is started with the transmission in neutral
and then a gear is engaged before retracting
the side stand.