SAFETY INFORMATION 25
Additional Considerations for
High Speed Operation
Handling characteristics of a
vary from those you are familiar
with at legal highway speeds.
Do not attempt high speed oper-
ation unless you have received
sufficient training and have the
Do not operate at high speeds on
The importance of the brakes, es-
pecially during high speed operation,
cannot be overemphasized. Check to
see that they are correctly adjusted and
Looseness in the steering can cause
loss of control. Check to see that the
handlebars turns freely but has no play.
High speed operation is hard on tires,
and good tires are crucial for safe rid-
ing. Examine their overall condition, in-
flate them to the proper pressure, and
check the wheel balance.
Have sufficient fuel for the high fuel
consumption during high speed opera-
To avoid engine seizure and resulting
loss of control, make sure that the oil
level is at t he uppe r level line.