HOW TO RIDE THE MOTORCYCLE 109
Operating or parking the vehi-
cle near flammable materials can
cause a fire, and can result in
property damage or severe per-
in an area where tall or dry veg-
etation, or other flammable ma-
terials could come into contact
with the muffler or exhaust pipe.
The engine and exhaust system
operation and can cause serious
Never touch a hot engine, ex-
haust pipe, or muffler during op-
eration or after stopping the en-
Shift the transmission into neutral
and turn the ignition key to “OFF.”
Support the motorcycle on a firm,
level s urface w ith the side stand.
Do not park on a soft or steeply
inclined surface, or the motorcy-
cle may fall over.
If parkin g inside a garage or other
structure, be sure it is well v en tila ted