Do not store motorcycle with gasoline in tank within the
home or garage where open flames, pilot lights, sparks or
electric motors are present. Gasoline is extremely
flammable and highly explosive, which could result in
death or serious injury. (00003a)
Engine exhaust from this product contains chemicals
known to the State of California to cause cancer, and birth
defects or other reproductive harm. (00004f)
Do not run motorcycle in a closed garage or confined area.
Inhaling motorcycle exhaust, which contains poisonous
carbon monoxide gas, could result in death or serious
The jiffy stand locks when placed in the full forward (down)
position with vehicle weight on it. If the jiffy stand is not in
the full forward (down) position with vehicle weight on it,
the vehicle can fall over which could result in death or
serious injury. (00006a)
Be sure jiffy stand is fully retracted before riding. If jiffy
stand is not fully retracted, it can contact the road surface
causing a loss of vehicle control, which could result in
death or serious injury. (00007a)
A new motorcycle must be operated according to the special break in procedure. See
Break in Riding Rules.
Operate motorcycle at moderate speed and out of traffic until you become thoroughly
familiar with its operation and handling characteristics under all conditions.
Harley Davidson recommends that you obtain information and formal training in the correct
motorcycle riding technique. In the United States, the Motorcycle Safety Foundation
beginning and advanced rider safety courses. Call 1 800 446 9227 for information.
Travel at speeds appropriate for road and conditions and
never travel faster than posted speed limit. Excessive
speed can cause loss of vehicle control, which could
result in death or serious injury. (00008a)
Do not exceed the legal speed limit or drive too fast for existing conditions. Always reduce
speed when poor driving conditions exist. High speed increases the influence of any other
condition affecting stability and increases the possibility of loss of control.
Pay strict attention to road surfaces and wind conditions, and always keep both hands on
the handlebar grips when riding the motorcycle. Any two wheeled vehicle may be subject to
upsetting forces such as wind blasts from passing trucks, holes in the pavement, rough road
surfaces, and rider control error. These forces may influence the handling characteristics of
your motorcycle. If you experience these conditions, reduce speed and guide the motorcycle